Quote of the day

“Everyone knows what attention is. It is the taking possession by the mind, in clear and vivid form, of one out of what seem several possible objects or trains of thought. …It implies withdrawal from some things in order to deal effectively with others.”

— William James (1842-1910)

Is bigger better?

Universities are in an amenities arms race. Our university is no exception. In fact, it may be one of the most effected. Read this brief article. There is no question that we are improving our national reputation as long with the amenities. However, it is not clear that all will end well. Our numerous capital improvements are driving costs up at a time when students and families may be least able to absorb the increase.

Russian Hack … or not?

The studs at WordFence present their analysis of data released by our government regarding the “Russian Election Hack.” (Un)surprisingly, the data does not support the conclusion being pushed. Just another reason why we should not trust those that desire to rule us.