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A Spree For Starting Anew

Dean's Blog May 18th, 2013 0 comments

This Commencement Spree is my riff on Brother Lawrence Whitney’s (Brother Larry) Howard Thurman remix: I make of my life an offering to you, the young folk. There is a surrender of the life that redeems, purifies, and makes whole. Every surrender to a particular person, event, circumstance, or activity is but a token surrender, […]

Reflecting Now – Words and Music in a Region of My Mind*

Dean's Blog May 5th, 2013 0 comments

In the midst of your learning, I hope your reflection continues. I look for poetry in the ordinary and grace from the terrible.  The chorus at the end of The Cure at Troy in Seamus Heaney’s translation of Sophocles’ The Philoctetes keeps me hopeful: Human beings suffer, They torture one another, They get hurt and […]

Disaster & Traumatic Event Resources

Community Resources May 1st, 2013 0 comments

Student Health Services has compiled a list of resources for traumatic event counseling. Counseling and self-care information is available on their dedicated resource page.