NBC's "Today" show recently aired an episode featuring a course taught at Colorado College called Queen Bees, Wannabees, and Mean Girls. The Comparative Literature course, taught by Lisa Hughes, uses material that includes the popular 2004 movie, Mean Girls, starring Lindsay Lohan and Tina Fey, to examine female friendships, competition and power and what women are willing to do to maintain their authority.
Faculty members are also publishing their own books to help people other than than their students. For instance, Heather Sisto, who teaches writing, literature and story telling at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan wrote a book, V is for Vegetable, for parents and teachers to help children learn the alphabet. Professor Sisto, who is also a photographer, displays her photography skills throughout the colorful picture book.
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