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Changing Perceptions, Kateri Vaughn Jan 2016

Changing Perceptions, Kateri Vaughn

Kristi Schultz Broughton Liberal Arts Essay Contest

2016 Topic: Changing Perspectives on Diversity

"If my parents ever said that to me, I would feel so unloved; like what?" my friend said, chuckling, not realizing the gravity of her words. The laughter echoed off each wall in the dorm room, before dying down to a muffled giggle. It was only the second week of school, and we had just become what seemed like very close friends. She had just seen the note my mother left on my dresser. My friend, unlike myself, was atheist. The note read, "Keep the Lord close - as difficult as it is to believe ...


The Moral Code Of Las, Bryant Dawson Jan 2014

The Moral Code Of Las, Bryant Dawson

Kristi Schultz Broughton Liberal Arts Essay Contest

2014 Topic: Somewhere Between Right and Wrong

The distinction between what is right to do and what is callous or offensive marks many of our decisions and can shape our lives and the lives of those affected by our actions and attitudes for better or worse. Moral choices are pervasive; we encounter them in the occupations on which we may embark, the research we may perform, and the lives that we lead. There is no universal agreement on the principles that should guide our moral choices (e.g. many tend to equate what is right with personal advantage or with ...


My Second Home, Basa Village, Jeff Rasley Jan 2014

My Second Home, Basa Village, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for Synchronized Chaos about the author’s journeys to Basa Village in Nepal.


An Enlightened Partnership, Jeff Rasley Nov 2013

An Enlightened Partnership, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for Shout! Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine about the author’s journeys to Basa Village in Nepal and the partnership forged with the villagers.


The Art Of Prayer, Bryan M. Furuness Oct 2013

The Art Of Prayer, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Bryan Furuness' contribution to Hobart. Nominated for a Puschcart prize.


What’S The Point? Five Writers Offer Lifelines For Post-Mfa Despair, Bryan M. Furuness May 2013

What’S The Point? Five Writers Offer Lifelines For Post-Mfa Despair, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

No abstract available


Paddling The Perilous Paradise, Jeff Rasley May 2013

Paddling The Perilous Paradise, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for Shout! Outdoor Lifestyle Magazine about the author’s journeys to Palau and Jellyfish Lake.


Play From The Heart: Five Notes On Creativity, Bryan M. Furuness Mar 2013

Play From The Heart: Five Notes On Creativity, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

No abstract available


The First Time I Figured Out What My Novel Was About, Bryan M. Furuness Feb 2013

The First Time I Figured Out What My Novel Was About, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

No abstract available


Pilgrimage To Wounded Knee: An Essay, Jeff Rasley Feb 2013

Pilgrimage To Wounded Knee: An Essay, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for Synchronized Chaos about the author’s trip to the Badlands National Park and Wounded Knee.


Bologna And Blogs: A Student's Journey Towards Actualizing The Purpose Of His Higher Education, Andrew Erlandson Jan 2013

Bologna And Blogs: A Student's Journey Towards Actualizing The Purpose Of His Higher Education, Andrew Erlandson

Kristi Schultz Broughton Liberal Arts Essay Contest

2013 Topic: Primed to Serve, a Benefit of a Liberal Arts Education


In Professor Marshall Gregory's forthcoming book, Good Teaching and Educational Vision: Not the Same Thing as Disciplinary Expertise, he writes of the importance of "[making] some kind of positive contribution to the world: to do something to make the world more sensible or more peaceful or more civil or more intelligent, and more congenial to human flourishing." Write an essay that analyzes how your liberal arts experiences (in your core and major classes, your community requirements, your service work, or other experiences) have inspired or prepared you ...


Vocation: What Does It Mean To Be Called Or Led Into A Profession, Career, Or Life Project?, Jeff Rasley Nov 2012

Vocation: What Does It Mean To Be Called Or Led Into A Profession, Career, Or Life Project?, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for UChicago Alumni News about alumni programming held in Fall 2012.


Pushing Hard: An Excerpt From Bringing Progress To Paradise, Jeff Rasley Nov 2012

Pushing Hard: An Excerpt From Bringing Progress To Paradise, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Excerpt from the author’s book Bringing Progress to Paradise (ISBN 9781573244824).


Jeff Rasley: Mountains Of Meaning, Pam Richards, Jeff Rasley Oct 2012

Jeff Rasley: Mountains Of Meaning, Pam Richards, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Interview with Pam Richards for Seeds Born to Light about the author’s experience in the Himalayas and Basa Village.


Interview With Monsters Of The Midway Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley, John Warner Sep 2012

Interview With Monsters Of The Midway Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley, John Warner

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Interview with John Warner for Indie BookSpot about the author’s experience writing, publishing, and marketing his books.


On Deadlifting, Bryan M. Furuness Aug 2012

On Deadlifting, Bryan M. Furuness

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

The first time I picked up four hundred pounds, I thought my eyeballs were going to explode.


3 Requirements For Meaningful Memoir Writing, Jeff Rasley Jul 2012

3 Requirements For Meaningful Memoir Writing, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog post for Novel Spaces on the three requirements for meaningful memoir writing.


Memoir Writing From Diary To Publishable Piece, Jeff Rasley May 2012

Memoir Writing From Diary To Publishable Piece, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog for Indies Unlimited on memoir writing.


Interview With Jeff Rasley, Kris Wampler, Jeff Rasley May 2012

Interview With Jeff Rasley, Kris Wampler, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Interview with Kris Wampler for Kris Wampler’s Blog about the author’s experience writing, publishing, and marketing his books.


Memoir Writing With A Purpose, Jeff Rasley Apr 2012

Memoir Writing With A Purpose, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog for Morgen Bailey’s Writing Blog on memoir writing.


Author Spotlight 64: Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley Mar 2012

Author Spotlight 64: Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog post for Morgen Bailey’s Writing Blog on the author’s influences and process.


Mediating Disconnected Communities With A Liberal Arts Education, Jennifer Redmond Jan 2012

Mediating Disconnected Communities With A Liberal Arts Education, Jennifer Redmond

Kristi Schultz Broughton Liberal Arts Essay Contest

2012 Topic: Mediating the Disconnect: Liberal Arts as Inspiration for Activism

Virtually all news and media outlets frequently and urgently remind us that we are at a historic crossroads and that local and global societies and economies are facing extraordinary if not totally unprecedented challenges. Yet many of us tend to feel disconnected from these challenges, watching them as if they were a show that we are free to observe or ignore or as a set of problems others are responsible for solving, preferably without our involvement. In what ways has your experience at Butler moved you to and prepared ...


Re-Drawing The Borders Of Vision; Or, The Art Of Picturesque Travel, Jason N. Goldsmith Jan 2012

Re-Drawing The Borders Of Vision; Or, The Art Of Picturesque Travel, Jason N. Goldsmith

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Jason N. Golsmith's contribution to: Wordsworth Summer Conference, Richard. Gravil, and Wordsworth Conference Foundation. Grasmere, 2012: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference. Penrith, CA: HEB Humanities E-Books, 2012.


Meaningful Memoir Writing, Jeff Rasley Jan 2012

Meaningful Memoir Writing, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog for Say This Write on memoir writing.


Philanthro-Trekking In Basa Village, Nepal, Jeff Rasley Jun 2011

Philanthro-Trekking In Basa Village, Nepal, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article for Real Travel Adventures about hiking in Nepal and working with Basa Village.


A Resting Place In Nepal, Jeff Rasley Apr 2011

A Resting Place In Nepal, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog for Around the World Blog on the author’s travels in Nepal.


A Change To Violence, Jeff Rasley Apr 2011

A Change To Violence, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Guest blog for Around the World Blog on the safety of Nepal.


Interview With Bringing Progress To Paradise Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley Apr 2011

Interview With Bringing Progress To Paradise Author Jeff Rasley, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Interview with Travelanthropist about the author’s experience in the Himalayas and Basa Village.


Metaphors Of The Market Economy And The Learning Community, Ben Sippola Jan 2011

Metaphors Of The Market Economy And The Learning Community, Ben Sippola

Kristi Schultz Broughton Liberal Arts Essay Contest

2011 Topic: Education as Commodity: Liberal Arts Education in the Consumer Age

Contemporary higher education is increasingly dominated by the realities and metaphors of the market economy. Education is an investment or a product. Students are consumers. Admissions counselors are salespeople and professors deliver their customers goods and services. Write an essay about this mindset and how it has affected your education. Have your attitudes towards the commoditization of education changed during your time at Butler? Fundamentally, how can or should liberal arts education fit within this worldview?


Five Ways To Pick A Charity, Jeff Rasley Oct 2010

Five Ways To Pick A Charity, Jeff Rasley

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Article published in several newspapers about how to pick a charity.