Requiescat In Pace…

Molly Hightower, 2009 University of Portland Grad. Molly was working in Haiti volunteering her time with local children. Tragedy always hits the strangest places, doesn’t it? Molly kept a blog documenting her great adventures and bigger compassion, which you might check out if you get a chance. Sigh. The world has lost another great heart…

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I love this pic of the Chiquita Banana lady: The Art of the Week this week is my favorite Existential/Theological Art of all time… + Two roads diverged in a yellow woodand sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveller, long I stoodand looked down one as far as I couldto where it bent…

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UP Plays GU Tonight!!!!!

Both of my schools. Let’s see which is better at basketball… The beauty of x-rays (oooh, this one’s artsy): And today’s study is a peculiar bit of science….: Rats usually have an innate fear of cat urine. The fear extends to rodents that have never seen a feline and those generations removed from ever meeting…

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Three More Days of Vacation…

TED talk tells you how to live to 100:…but I think it is 85% biological… Game theory & the shortage of eligible bachelors: You can think of this traditional concept of the search for marriage partners as a kind of an auction. In this auction, some women will be more confident of their prospects, others…

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Posting from Portland

What makes a great teacher?: As Farr and others had noticed, great teachers tended to reflect on their performance and adapt accordingly. So people who tend to be self-aware might be a good bet. “It’s a perfectly reasonable hypothesis,” Ayotte-Hoeltzel says. But in 2003, the admissions staff looked at the data and discovered that reflectiveness…

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TED is Your Friend

But first, two similar studies relating to the post two previous to this one… Power diminishes perspective and perception: Abstract: With great power comes great responsibility, so goes the famous saying. But responsibility is not all that seems to accompany puissance—dictators often exhibit extreme behavior, often in ways patently detrimental to their nations; managers are…

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