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Bridging the COVID-19 Study-Gap: CMU’s volunteer tutoring collective goes online to help students finish strong

Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 2:18 PM

PAL, or Peer Assisted Learning, is a peer-tutoring program run each year at CMU by a collective of student volunteers. Normally, PAL holds drop-in hours on campus throughout the week, offering fellow students help with homework, essay writing, test prep, study skills, and more. This year, with courses moved suddenly online, students are grappling with new challenges, and PAL is offering new solutions.

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The heart of the matter

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 3:18 PM

War-zone reporter and novelist turned climate researcher J. M. Ledgard recently told the New Yorker that, faced with a mess like the one humanity has made, "the only possible thing to do, is to go in an imaginative direction. Imagination at scale is our only recourse."1

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