What is smart? I am fortunate to work at a really great place. I said 'great', not perfect.  Where I work, 'smart' sometimes seems to be defined in the terms of a parrot. How much can you recite back from what you have heard (read)? The better you can articulate it, the smarter people say [...]

I didn't know if I would really have much time to be outside during the solar eclipse over North America today.  It was the first day of a new academic year and I had to help a lot of new students.  However, I found some time to go outside and walk around our campus as [...]