Conspiring for a Common Read

Imagine an entire campus “on the same page.” Not for a sports team (although that’s possible), not for a political party (realistically never possible), not even for a charitable event (always desirable but still not always possible), but simply for a book. That’s the goal of “Common Read,” a program … Continue reading

A Part of the World

“The poetry of earth is never dead” —John Keats The trail entrance is easy to miss, behind a guide rail in a tight curve on narrow Tipton Road. But Todd Davis knows where he’s going. He parks his pickup truck along the road and climbs easily over the rail. When … Continue reading

One Artist’s Inspired Path

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious—the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” ― Albert Einstein The people we consider to be “artists” work in mediums—paint, pencil, stone, or nearly anything else—to create their art. They might produce something that … Continue reading