Getting the most out of education

Getting the most out of education

Sometimes we get opportunities to step back and assess. This past week I had an opportunity. My wife, Helen, and I attended our youngest’s graduation. Theo has been attending the University of Redlands. And within that school is the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies. This program is a 50-year-old experiment in collaboration and education. Theo…

Head injuries in music

Head injuries in music

There is a familiar story that happens to young people who excel in competitive environments like football, music, theater and academics. Star quarterbacks, concert masters, lead actresses and valedictorians head off to college and discover that there are a lot of other people their age who were also top in their school. The reaction to…