Examining Nutrition, Exercise, and Renewal Goals for Yourself

Archive for February, 2015

STEM Zen

Here is an inspiring tale of a young woman finding her way to her own path in life, through her educational experiences with technology:
Click here for Shawnee’s story.

14-year-old Shawnee, in the library at the Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., has found coding helps her be at peace.
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/education/learningcurve/zen-and-art-coding

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blooms and sings…

“To go in the dark with a light is to know the light.
To know the dark, go dark.
Go without sight, and find that
the dark, too, blooms and sings,
and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings.”
Wendell Berry
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image credit: cubits.org/irisforum

a sense of wonder…

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“If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantments of later years, the sterile preoccupation with things that are artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength.”
Rachel Carson

image credit: Brian Froud

the heart…

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“Of what avail is an open eye,
if the heart is blind?”

Solomon Ibn-Gabirol

image credit: cutestpaw.com

 

breath in winter…

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“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. 
It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. 
It is the little shadow which runs across the grass
and loses itself in the Sunset.”
Crowfoot
Natives
image credit: huffingtonpost.ca

Campus Events in February

Want to find new ways to engage with our Mitchell community this month?

Check our ENERGY Events calendar for details about student government meetings that are open to all interested students and faculty, as well as a wealth of art and music on our campus.  Links to artist bios are posted so you can see who we are privileged to have right here sharing their talents among us.

Enjoy, and Happy February!

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