My Winter Solstice Reflection: On weaving together a world that's been torn asunder.
I'm thrilled to announce that for the first time next spring, we will be offering Avila students an interdisciplinary field course in Puerto Rico! IS 377 Tropical Environments: Diversity, Resistance, and Resilience will spend 12 days on the island in May. I'll be co-teaching the course with fellow Avila professor and historian extraordinaire, Dr. Kelly... Continue Reading →
I've been away from my blog and most things internet during July, enjoying a family vacation in Germany. By 'family,' I mean family in the broadest sense of the word. This was a very special trip, celebrating the 80th birthday of my father. We were able to bring together so many people over our three-week... Continue Reading →
Last week was a silent week for me on the internet. No Facebook posts, nothing on Twitter, certainly no WordPress updates. I checked my email twice and managed to send out three messages. I wish I could say my absence was due to some great adventure like hiking into Corcovado National Park. Unfortunately, I was... Continue Reading →