Author: humanistsofutah

Mentoring Reconsidered November 2105 Dr. Mary Jo Hinsdale, author of Mutuality, Mystery and Mentorship in Higher Education, is the Director of the McNair Scholars Program at Westminster College. She spoke to us on October 8 concerning mentoring “outsider” students. While …

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Founding Politics: Debating the Constitution in Philadelphia Professor Jeremy Pope from the Political Science Department of BYU presented our Founders Day lecture. He started by discussing George Washington’s “first farewell” which was titled Circular to the States, the third sentence …

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“The Satanic Verses” – What Was the Problem? I found myself incensed last January when the editors and cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo were murdered by Islamists in Paris, and the patrons of a kosher grocery slaughtered. It immediately struck me …

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Alliance for a Better Utah At our July meeting, Josh Kantor, who co-founded Alliance for a Better Utah, told us why he wanted to organize around making life better in Utah. He came to Salt Lake from Chicago then realized …

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