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SUST 390 Course Preview: The Sustainable Campus (Spring 2015)

Following up on Roosevelt’s campus-wide strategic sustainability planning effort this fall, the SUST Program will offer a SUST 390 special topics course entitled The Sustainable Campus… 481 more words


Horseback diplomacy

El Guapo scoffs at the Panama Canal. “Teddy Roosevelt should know that my only boat is my caballo.”

Daily Inspiration, October 21st

“We may well be perplexed at human fear;…but why should we stand aghast at nothingness?” (Science and Health, page 563)

Franklin Roosevelt said it well: “…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” He went on to call such fear “nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” 309 more words

Daily Inspiration

Torrent in Elk Country

Torrential rains hit California’s North Coast, renewing forest vegetation and signaling the change of season.


A beasty book of beasts - my best book surprise so far: The Beast in the Jungle by Louis Bayard

Kermit has been cajoled into accompanied his aged and ailing Father, former president Theodore Roosevelt on an exploration down an uncharted river in the Brazilian Amazon despite his imminent marriage. 555 more words

Book Thoughts

The Fear Invasion

One nurse, then a second one. Diagnosis: Ebola

As of today, there is no widespread outbreak – at least not of the dreaded virus.

But there is another kind of outbreak – an invasion of FEAR. 325 more words

Thoughts From Sophia