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President’s Travelogue: Devon, England

Jay Smith, President  |  March 6, 2017 12:13 pm

Driving in the left lane in a right land world On this trip to England, I rented a car. I had promised myself when I first started travelling to England for my postgraduate research studies that I would never rent a car here because it always felt like when in a car, we were in … MORE

President’s Travelogue: Hatherleigh, Devonshire, England

Jay Smith, President  |  March 1, 2017 6:03 pm

I attended an Ash Wednesday service in one of the smallest villages in Devonshire, England tonight, Hatherleigh. The church, St. John the Baptist Church, is an Anglican church whose building has existed for over 600 years. MORE…

President’s Travelogue: Edinburgh

Jay Smith, President  |  February 27, 2017 11:06 am

Cultural Stew The first day of my trip to Scotland and England was unremarkable in many ways – four different airports, not much sleep, airplane food, and followed by an early, rainy arrival in Edinburgh. But it was also remarkable in a few ways. I had an encounter with a young business woman from Edinburgh, … MORE

A Little Knowledge Can Be a Dangerous Thing…

Bill Fowler, Provost  |  February 15, 2017 2:57 pm

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Especially If It Is Biblical Knowledge We have all seen it; equip a beginner with some knowledge that he or she has never before possessed and you unintentionally create a monster. Okay, not a monster, but someone who suddenly assumes “expert” status and begins to dictate to anyone who will listen, how to…whatever. And if … MORE

Old Snow

Jay Smith, President  |  January 26, 2017 12:35 pm

Driving to a meeting in Bozeman yesterday, I suddenly noticed something I had not given much thought: old snow.You know, when the late winter temperature gets high enough that the snow begins melting rapidly and, when mixed with the travel debris on the road, the remaining snow takes on a dirty, ragged character. Snow that … MORE