Monthly Archives: March 2014

Proposed smoking ban for USU

A few students have asked to see the column I wrote on the proposed campus-wide smoking ban here at USU.  It was published in our campus newspaper, The Utah Statesman.  Click here for my article, click here for a nice … Continue reading

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Fall course on J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

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The utility of liberal arts education — distinguished alumni speaker

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Liberal arts education and the challenges it faces — special lecture

For those interested in liberal arts education, its purposes and the challenges it faces: Victor Ferrall, former president of Beloit College and author of Liberal Arts at the Brink, will present a special lecture tomorrow, Wednesday March 19, 11:30-12:45 in … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

As most know, it is the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death and so the occasion for his Feast Day.  I suppose Saint Patrick’s Day has become, like Christmas, as much of a secular holiday as a religious one.  And yet … Continue reading

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