Interview with John Vourlis (’88)

"A vacation with an altruistic twist sounded very intriguing. I checked out the itinerary: Grand Norling Resort Hotel, Mt. Everest flight, Lumbini—the birthplace of the Buddha, Chitwan National Park—home to elephants, rhinos and tigers! Not one, but two Buddhist monasteries." 1. How did you come to visit Nepal, and in...

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Tributes to Roger

Roger rarely got angry with me, but one time in his office he barked, "Amy, the Ph.D. program is not a cakewalk!" I have no idea what prompted this, but since Roger was normally gentle as a lamb, it got my attention. Mostly I remember his thoughtful longhand comments and...

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Interview with David Rutledge (’97)

"The ever-present possibility of disaster throughout our history has— I would argue—helped to strengthen the culture. "        David Rutledge 1. Could you talk a little bit about this project? I understand that Where We Know: New Orleans as Home is the second book in a planned trilogy. What did...

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