Tag Archives: books

TROY initiative saving students money on books

May 22, 2018
By Greg Phillips

It’s no secret that textbooks are expensive.

That’s why Troy University is looking for ways to save students money by using low-cost and no-cost educational resources in the classroom.

A work group of faculty and administrators has spent more than a year developing a plan for using Open Educational Resources, which include textbooks and other…

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Professor’s new book shines light on Progressive Era middle class

July 25, 2017
By Greg Phillips

A new book by a Troy University professor shows the growing influence of the middle class in Alabama during the Progressive Era of U.S. history.

“Getting Out of the Mud: The Alabama Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928” by Dr. Marty Olliff uses the Good Roads Movement as a lens through which to view…

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TROY professor’s book still finding new audiences 20 years later

January 13, 2017
By Greg Phillips

When Dr. Robert Saunders sat down to write his book about Supreme Court Justice John Archibald Campbell, he did so because he felt it was necessary.

Two decades after its publication, it’s still bringing newfound attention to one of the most important historical figures of the mid-19th century.

In October, Saunders was invited to speak…

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