Döstädning Redux

Much of this semester (indeed, almost three hours daily) has been devoted to carefully examining forty years of materials temporarily stored during the Rankin Hall […]

Day 1 Jitters: 2018

Tomorrow I meet with my students for the first time. Even after four decades of teaching I shall be nervous, though for different reasons than […]

Applying 50 Years of Teaching Psychology: Transitions

As I transition this last year of teaching psychology courses at Carroll, I am reflecting on what lessons I have learned which will ease my […]

I’ll Miss The Sounds of a Bustling Campus

I love the sounds of a bustling campus – the chimes, physical plant staff changing shifts, the chattering of students as they discuss their athletic […]

First Year – Last Year Carroll Reflections

Above: Computer Rendering of My New Office Even after more than 40 years of teaching at Carroll, the first day of class is anxiety-arousing, pressured, […]

“What will you DO when you retire?” I am asked more and more frequently.

“What will you DO when you retire?” I am asked more and more frequently—especially as I am a year away from seventy years of age. […]

Dear 2018 Carroll University Graduate…

Dear 2018 Carroll University Graduate… Now is a good time to gather together some last thoughts about and for you while i am proctoring my […]

Unfinished Business—and Miles to Go Before I Sleep

I see that I have 101 drafts of unpublished posts in my WordPress account!   And there are quite a few unfinished LinkedIn articles I’ve […]

Thoughts While Proctoring My Last Final of the Semester: My students are younger and younger—even the “nontraditional” ones!

“Have students changed since I was there?” I am often asked by alumni. Of course they are different in terms of their life experiences shaped […]

Dear 2017 Carroll University Graduate…

Dear 2017 Carroll University Graduate… Now is a good time to gather together some last thoughts about and for you. Because of my age seniority […]

Senior Reflections: Alison and David

This year’s Carroll Campus-wide year-long theme was “Citizenship” so I thought it might be appropriate to share this discussion between two “senior citizens”:).  Alison is […]

Denizens of Dr. David’s Neighborhood: Lizzie

Returning to my office two of my student research assistants were “at their work stations.” One was engaged in an animated phone conversation in Spanish […]

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