Browsing: Jonathan Berkey

Fall 2015 Text that reads "Know"

How Do You Know?

In light of demands for ever-simpler answers to complicated questions, Davidson professors tackle the problem…

Features

How We Learn, How We Live & The Humanities Program at 50

T o many Davidson alumni, it doubtless seems that Humes has ever been with us. But, no. The introduction to the inaugural Humanities syllabus, 1962 C.E., says, “The inauguration of a Humanities program at Davidson College was the direct result of official action taken by the Board of Trustees, administration, and faculty of the college.

Alumni

Citizens of the World

Originally built to serve as a general store in 1848, the Carolina Inn embraced a new mission when Hanson Pinkney Helper purchased and converted the building into a small hotel in 1855. Today, the Inn greets travelers of a different sort. Davidsonians who wish to journey abroad via a Fulbright Scholarship pass through its doors and into the airy, bookshelf-lined offi ce of Scott Denham, Dana Professor of German Studies, director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and Davidson’s Fulbright
Program Adviser.