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Lessons in Fantasy Languages from Harry Potter and The Hobbit

From the pseudo-Latin in Hogwarts spells to the Old English roots of Middle-earth, professor of medieval culture Michael Livingston explores how fantasy literature can help introduce us to the joys of philology.  [Read more]

What We Mean When We Call Something “Shakespearean”

Everything from the Thor movies to The Lion King has been called “Shakespearean,” but what do we really mean when we use that term? Emily Asher-Perrin points out that the answer is more complicated than you might think… [Read more]

ADAPTATIONS   (Almost) Every Sci-Fi/Fantasy and Comic Book Adaptation in the Works

We’re living in a golden age of sci-fi and fantasy properties being developed for film and television. It seems that nearly every network and studio has snatched up the rights to old and new classics, with a bevy of projects in production or premiering soon. To keep you on top of the latest news, we’ve updated our master list of every SFF adaptation currently in the works, from American Gods to Y: The Last Man!   [Read more]


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Educational Links

Visible Proofs: Introduction to forensic medicine: Its anthropology, technology, & history.

Environmental Health Student Portal  Environmental health information for middle-school students.

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

Tox Town  Explore the interactive town, city, port, farm and US/Mexico border.

ToxMystery: Explore hazards in the home with Toxie the Cat.

Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health  Games & instructional resources for middle- and high-school students and educators.

Free eBooks: Classics and out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books.


Student Scholarship & Loan Help

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Student Loan Video Guide            Guide to College Budgeting           Scholarship Search

Guide to College Scholarships         Federal & Private Student Loan Calculator

Guide to Higher Education for Homeless & Low-Income Students

SCHOOL STUDENT LOAN DEBT RANKINGS BY STATE

Scholarship information from Outside Scholarships:

Useful financial information:

U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 student credit card survey and guide can be viewed here:
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