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The query that animates quantity, sixteenth within the Service-Learning within the Disciplines sequence, is: Why attach service-learning to historical past classes? The individuals solution that query in numerous methods and illustrate and spotlight a range of old techniques and interpretations. All agree, besides the fact that, that they do their jobs higher as lecturers (and every so often as researchers) by way of enticing their scholars in service-learning. an enticing learn with a compelling case for the significance of heritage and the way service-learning can enhance the historian’s craft.

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Upon assuming the presidency, Low made his goal clear: "I am desirous," he told an alumnus, "to build Columbia into a great university, worthy of New York" (in Kurland 1971: 55). HARKAVY 31 He took the occasion of his inaugural address to emphasize that Columbia was not simply in New York City, but of New York City (Bender 1987: 282). In his inaugural address, Low also echoed Francis Bacon's proposition that the purpose of scholarship is service for the betterment of humanity: Consider for a moment the significance to the college of a great city about it.

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