I now know more about the UK higher education system than I do about my own. Greak book, considering it was written by a politician-- although I don't think Betsy DeVos could pull off a similar tome on education in the U.S.
Goodreads Summary Lowell Bennion, Sterling McMurrin, and Obert Tanner were colleagues whose lives often intertwined. All professors at the University of Utah, these three scholars addressed issues and events of their time; each influenced the thought and culture of Mormonism, helping to institute a period of intellectual life and social activism. In Conscience and Community... Continue Reading →
Rating 5/5 Goodreads Summary The generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths: their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain and discomfort; and they should look for faults in others and not themselves. These three Great Untruths are part of a larger philosophy that sees young people as fragile creatures... Continue Reading →
I stumbled upon this book in a Goodreads review for another book on my shelf, Another Sort of Learning by James V. Schall. The reviewer commented that "This book in union with Another Sort of Learning would be a powerful combination in keeping young adults from being thoroughly swiped up by the ideological 'education' which... Continue Reading →
We got our Husky pride on this month for our lab book club and tackled the inspiring story of the 1936 University of Washington Olympic rowing team in Berlin. I had heard of previously-- I doubt you can attend UW and not hear about it (the UW library alone has 6 copies of it.... Continue Reading →
The best professor I ever had was Dr Butterfield, or Tony as he asked us to call him. He taught our senior lab courses in the chemical engineering department at the University of Utah. He put together the most beautiful and humorous presentations before lab that made you appreciate science and the scientific method for... Continue Reading →