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Last week, the New York Times reported on administration plans to cut popular domestic programs, including funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The move would save $500 million a year, about 0.016% of the federal budget. Said Heritage Foundation … Continue reading
Between 1981 and 1984, I worked as a part time instructor at a community college in northern California. Like most part-timers, I dreamed of the tenure track. I was lucky. At one point during a faculty meeting, I looked at … Continue reading
In mathematics, an inflection point is the place on a curve where the curvature changes from concave upward (positive) to concave downward (negative) or vice versa. Andy Grove, former Intel CEO, gave the term a new relevance. In his management … Continue reading
Open: characterized by ready accessibility and usually generous attitude: as (1) : generous in giving – Webster’s Online Dictionary “The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.” – Dick K.P. … Continue reading
Originally posted on Life Out of the Box:
Here’s a great video that we found by one of our favorite philosophers Alan Watts. We’ve shared another video of his in the past, What Do I Desire, because his philosophy on…
Here is a message we desperately need in these times – perhaps in all times. From His Holiness, the Dalai Lama’s keynote address for Tulane University’s 2013 commencement, May 18, in the Superdome in New Orleans.
It’s that time of year. I seldom pay much attention to graduation speeches. I can’t remember anything said at my own, nor do any quotes come to mind from celebrities whose commencement addresses get soundbytes played on the news every … Continue reading