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Learning: for the sheer joy of it

Although it’s the height of summer, I’m already looking forward to autumn as September means a new academic year and lots of new learning opportunities. I may have finished school and university years ago but in many ways I have never really left. 1,143 more words

The Study

Bringing economics to life

Join NIU’s Center for Economic Education for a curriculum-rich economic education workshop on Thursday, August 7, 2014, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Elgin U-46 Administrative Building ESC 340. 11 more words

Lifelong Learning

For the Bookshelf: Reviewing Leadership

By Israel Galindo, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning

It seems the number of books put out by publishers, in any number of fields, will not be abating anytime soon. 741 more words

Galindo

Best Day Of My Life

best |bɛst|

adjective

of the most excellent or desirable type or quality: the best midfielder in the country | how to obtain the best results from your machine… 32 more words

Global Engagement

Thoreau on “uncommon schools.” What do we mean by good jobs and education? (Walden 74)

“It is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women. It is time that villages were universities, and their elder inhabitants the fellows of universities, with leisure — if they are, indeed, so well off — to pursue liberal studies the rest of their lives.” — Henry David Thoreau, “Reading,” … 196 more words

Thoreau

Lifelong Learning

I just signed up for a cooking class at Draeger’s in Menlo Park.

I will be learning to prepare a French meal.

It’s something I’ve never done before and I’m excited to be taking a class to learn something new. 186 more words

A Geezer's Mindful Milestone

The residents and medical students rotating on the psychiatry consultation service had an exquisite surprise for me today. They threw me a little appreciation potluck lunch. 406 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine