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Systems of Capitalism 2

Looking Through the Crack Thursday October 23, 2014 | By David Gleicher

Entry 30 In  his classic work,The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of of our Time, Karl Polanyi locates 1795 to 1834 in England as the the decisive moment when an industrial capitalist system took shape. 1795 is marked by... Read more

Happy October!

Leading The Way Friday October 03, 2014 | By Lauren

As we have now officially entered into October, so many questions keep running through my head... How am I a senior?! How is the first month already complete?! How has time flown by so fast?! It is simply unbelievable!   September has been filed... Read more

Systems of Capitalism 1

Looking Through the Crack Saturday September 27, 2014 | By David Gleicher

Entry 29  Harry Braverman's Labor and Monopoly Capital (1974) contains a seminal study of changing forms of capital  and labor over the course of capitalist social systems.He points out that in the period of the late-17th through much of the 19th... Read more

Herman Hesse's Steppenwolf Revisited

Looking Through the Crack Wednesday August 27, 2014 | By David Gleicher

Entry 28   It's been my habit for several years now to go back every once in a while to some book that I tried to read when I was much younger, but the experience was, let us say, unsuccessful at the time. In some rare cases... Read more

Orientation 2014!

Leading The Way Sunday July 27, 2014 | By Lauren

My favorite time of the year has just come to a close and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did! I am very privileged to have now been an Orientation Leader for the past three summers! It is a similar job to being an Admissions Ambassador because I am able... Read more

Capitalism in Context

Looking Through the Crack Thursday July 24, 2014 | By David Gleicher

Entry 27  It is not often commented on in the academic literature that the classical school of the late-17 th through early 19 th century—most associated with the writings of Adam Smith and David Ricardo--conceived of capitalism in a context... Read more

Beyond Marx 3

Looking Through the Crack Friday July 11, 2014 | By David Gleicher

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That's how the light gets in … That’s how the light gets in ... -- L. Cohen   Entry 26  The purpose of the... Read more

New Blog Location!

Counselors' Corner Friday July 11, 2014 | By Christine

Please check out our new Admissions Counselors' Corner blog at . Read more


Transferred Success Tuesday June 24, 2014 | By Kristen

There are so many perks of being a student at AU and one of them has just become even better! Our experts in Information Technology have just released the new and improved version of our AU2GO App and it is awesome. Anyone can download this free app from the... Read more