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In responsione: OSU and state support for higher education

After I wrote about Oregon’s abandonment of higher education, focusing on the situation at the University of Oregon, Steve Clark, Vice President for University Relations at OSU, responded to me with some informative comments. 492 more words

A Summer in Kenya

I’ve been back home for two months and things are finally feeling rather normal. The landing process in Vancouver and at work took quite a while – a feeling of being in places I know well yet experiencing them as if they were somehow new or at least, significantly different. 344 more words


Student + Art + Market

Artists want – need – to make art. One of the hardest concepts to teach the young artists I teach is that when they send that art out into the world to meet its audience, they are doing so in a market environment. 175 more words

Arts Entrepreneurship

Is There a Need For a Mezzo #SocialWork Graduate Program?

In my own post on Social Work Helper I described the importance of breaking down the barrier between micro and macro social work. This led me to a place in the middle called Mezzo Social Work focusing on the family and smaller groups in the community.  457 more words

Social Work

Foundation Welcomes New Administrative Assistant

Doyon Foundation welcomes Katie Sommer, our new administrative assistant. Katie, of Fairbanks, is the daughter of Joyce and Earl Sommer, and the granddaughter of Jean and George Jenkins, and Dorothy and Fred Sommer. 115 more words


Grading Adults on Life Experience


IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately.

The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing and paramedic school before he landed his current position handling computer systems for a Philadelphia pharmacy chain. 1,056 more words