On Thursday, April 25, the studio of The Great Courses had a bit of a different look and feel. Instead of our typical director, editor, camera people, and professors, we had a collection of 8-year-old to 14-year-old kids, who had taken over and were creating their own courses! […]
Like many around the world, we at The Great Courses were moved by this shocking loss. Notre-Dame is not only a stunning example of architecture and a repository for art and culture, it is an iconic part of the world’s history. […]
Here at Daily, we carefully curate the same materials created for our more than 700 courses in order to bring you highlights, features, and articles in an accessible, easy to digest manner. With meticulous attention to maintaining the imperative details, we provide you a sampling of articles, videos, images and most of all, the vital information from our courses. […]
We recently learned of the passing of one of The Great Courses favorite professors: Chef Bill Briwa. The Great Courses truly strives to find the greatest professors in the world, and it should come as no surprise our professors are—also—often the greatest people. […]
When I was a young graduate student, I wrote an essay on one of the first short stories Ursula K. Le Guin ever published, a wonderful story about human cloning called “Nine Lives.” She published the story in Playboy in 1968, under the gender-neutral name, U.K. Le Guin. This was the beginning of my adoration for one of the most influential science fiction authors in America. […]
In Professor Louis Markos’ new book, Atheism on Trial: Refuting the Modern Arguments Against God, Dr. Markos confronts the modern-day atheists’ claims that new evidence disproves the existence of God. […]
On Wednesday, March 14 2018, the world lost physicist, author, and director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, Stephen Hawking.
We reached out to a handful of our professors for their thoughts on the man that forever changed our understanding of the physical universe. […]