Category Archives: Higher Education

Short Term Memory

My dad started calling me “the absent-minded professor” when I was a kid. I can’t tell that my memory’s improved much a half-century later… Continue reading

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Sharing in Chicago

We weep with those who weep, rejoice with those who rejoice, sometimes in spaces so close it seems as if the same voice… Continue reading

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Masters of Their Craft

I love to watch someone who is highly skilled at their craft, whether it’s shaping metal or shaping minds. Continue reading

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The Burden of Authority

If you are treating people with contempt, arrogance or indifference and you actually enjoy that, you are a sadist. Continue reading

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The Shroud

Sometimes it ain’t how smart ya are, it’s whether you notice things or not… some things take a closer look than others. Continue reading

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Life Ain’t Fair

How we feel about the winner always colors our perception of the outcome, whether it’s the World Series, the NCAA championship, or a presidential election. Continue reading

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Love Your Neighbor

Mark Flickinger’s mural proposal is being considered today along with three other finalists for permanent exhibition in the State Capitol! Continue reading

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