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Announcing National Geographic Magazine Archive (1888 – 1994)

In 1888, the nonprofit National Geographic Society whose focus was “to increase, and diffuse geographic knowledge,” began publishing a magazine reflective of its mostly professional members. That initial publication included scholarly articles such as ‘Classification of Geographic Forms’ and not one photograph. In the intervening one and a quarter century, the National Geographic Magazine evolved to become an iconic publication featuring the best of photojournalism and cartography worldwide. Explore

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Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. & the World

Curious about education spending per pupil in Europe, changes in the rates of smoking in the U.S. over the last fifty years, or the primary exports of Sweden? The answers are just a few mouse clicks away! Statistical Abstract of the U.S. An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. It provides an easily searchable or browsable collection of

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Celebrate International Writing Centers Week with the WCC!

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to stop by the WCC all next week for daily games, trivia, and writing challenges to help us celebrate International Writing Centers Week! Just what is International Writing Centers Week? First created in 2006 by the International Writing Centers Association, this annual event provides an opportunity for writing centers around the world to “to celebrate writing and become more aware of the

WCC Testimonials

Wondering if you should visit the Writing & Communication Center this semester? We think you should! At the WCC, you can talk about your paper, speech or presentation—at any stage of your process—with a friendly, trained peer consultant. But you don’t have to take our word for it! In fact, this semester 98% of our post-tutorial surveys indicated that the student would recommend the WCC to a friend! Keep

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