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Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking

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Eugene H. Fram
Professor Emeritus

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Jennifer Schneider
Eugene Fram Chair

News on Critical Thinking

  • September 13, 2022

    woman standing in a classroom next to a chalkboard and bookcase.

    Speaker focuses on critical thinking to combat misinformation

    Conflicting information about the safety of vaccines and how viruses spread in the community has created doubt, confusion, and debate during the global COVID-19 pandemic. But scholars are looking at how critical thinking techniques can help manage misinformation.

  • February 2, 2021

    Photo of a person wrapped in a blanket by Joe Schading and Rachel Kogut

    COVID-19 and winter

    It’s been found that COVID-19 flourishes under cold and dry places without much sunlight as noted by Nature. With the cold, Rochester winter right around the corner, we will discuss why people get sick during these conditions, and how COVID-19 will interact with the winter conditions. 

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