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So a month or two ago, Shawn and I were talking through our students, and making sure we were each up to date on everyone’s progress and situation. 1,063 more words


Islamic State's Warning To Kurdish Fighters

Islamic State’s Warning To Kurdish Fighters.

We’re sitting back here in the United States, all smug and comfortable, thinking we’re safe since we’re so far away.   235 more words

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Global Onshore Wind Energy Market is Expected to Reach USD 898.0 Billion in 2020: Transparency Market Research

Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled “Onshore Wind Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020.” According to the report, the onshore wind energy…

Dear Alma: on Secret Codewords

Dear Alma,

My friend says “civility” is just a codeword for “don’t upset the donors”. Could she be right?

Politically Sensitive

Dear Polly,

You can’t spell “euphemism” without “UI”.

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Dealing With Discouragement

One of my favorite authors is Napoleon Hill. I have studied his work for many years, because my observation is that nearly all of the self improvement philosophers in modern times owe the basis of their techniques to fundamental truths uncovered by Hill back in the 1920s. 724 more words


Dear Alma: On the No-Teach List

Dear Alma,

I seem to be on the University’s No-Teach List. How can I get off?

Perplexed Instructor

Dear Perp,

People in Swanlund Administration Building were suddenly too busy to talk with me, after I asked about the No-Teach List.

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Displaying Treasure through Humility

Pride. It creeps up on even the most-righteous of saints. It slumps in a chair in shame, and it puffs up a chest in pomp. It makes us believe it’s all about us: everyone’s looking at us when we have our bad hair day, and everyone knows when we’ve earned that promotion. 850 more words