Monthly Archives: July 2013

Moving On by Darrol Bryant Ph.D.

Darrol Bryant at Gangotri, the headwaters of the Ganga Ma               Building Bridges I officially retired in 2007, feeling it was time to make room for another generation.  I was made a Distinguished Professor Emeritus by …

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HK House (David SC Kim’s former residence)- emptying the house.

UTS is currently trying to empty out the HK House in Poughkeepsie NY (where President David Kim resided). UTS is looking to rent or sell the house. Therefore, UTS wants to give the UTS alumni the privilege of access to items in the house.  Below there is a link where things available …

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Mormon missions: Door-to-door approach is out; Internet is in

First published in The Salt Lake Tribune, June 24, 2013 By Peggy Fletcher Stack The LDS Church is moving further into the digital age, unveiling plans to do less door-to-door missionary “tracting” and instead do more social media networking to find potential converts. In what was billed as a “historic” meeting Sunday, Mormon apostle L. Tom […]

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Quote of the Week: Churchill

When great causes are on the move in the world, stirring all men’s souls, drawing them from their firesides, casting aside comfort, wealth and the pursuit of happiness in response to impulses at once awe-inspiring and irresistible, we learn we are spirits – not animals. ~Winston Churchill Jun. 16, 1941 –  a radio broadcast

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The West should prepare for Assad’s victory in Syria

First published in the London Daily Telegraph By Con Coughlin July 24th, 2013 This morning’s report that hundreds of former Syrian rebels are laying down their arms and taking up the government’s offer of an amnesty is further evidence of what I have been saying (and writing) for months: President Bashar al-Assad is winning Syria’s brutal civil …

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Religious Freedom Is About More Than Religion

First published in the Wall Street Journal on July 26th, 2013 By Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett A common theory about freedom of religion suggests that such a value is grounded in a modus vivendi, or compromise: People agree to respect each other’s freedom in order to avoid religiously motivated strife. But the […]

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Virtue for the Week: Forbearance

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Tomatoes

  First published in Smtihsonianmag,com June 18, 2013           The deadly, deadly tomato. Photo Credit: *Kicki* via Compfight cc In the late 1700s, a large percentage of Europeans feared the tomato. A nickname for the fruit was the “poison apple” …

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The Forgotten Maverick General Who Saved South Korea

First published in the Wall Street Journal July 27th, 2013 By Victor Davis Hanson Sixty years ago on July 27, the Korean War ended as it had started more than three years earlier. Despite the wartime deaths of more than two million Koreans, Chinese, Americans and United Nations allies, South Korea was back to the […]

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Parenting Inside Out: 4 Principles to Create Peace by Suna Senman (UTS’87)

First published in the Huffington Post  July 12th, 2013 Suna Senman (UTS’87) Have you noticed how all babies are born as harmless, simple love bundles, and adults are a mixture of kindness and iniquity? Between birth and adulthood, a child goes through …

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