Author Archives: Hans

Steven Pinker @BentleyU

The Valente Center for Arts & Sciences, and me personally, were very glad to host world renowned thinker Steven Pinker to Bentley University on March 20, 2024. His talk and the following Q&A on Human Rationality & Academic Freedom were insightful and inspiring.

Spring 2022

Finally an almost normal semester, halfway through even the masks came off. Hybrid teaching is here to stay – we seem to have all become quite tech savvy. In GLS102 we talk about comparative politics and government, and a lot about the news …

Fall 2022

Our first hybrid semester – a challenge, but completed with success. ‘Globalization’ and ‘Science, Tech & Society’ in hybrid mode, and a fully remote Globalization class with students in China.

Spring 2021

It’s remarkable how we have learned: already quite a ‘tech optimist’, the whole remote teaching/learning experience became routine in this spring semester….it will not go away