Lifetime Learning

Month: November 2014

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving Ritual

by Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN Tussi and John Kluge Professor in Contemplative End-of-Life Care Director, UVA Compassionate Care Initiative University of Virginia School of Nursing Adjunct Faculty, University of Virginia, Department of Religious Studies Author, Leaves Falling Gently: Living Fully With Serious & Life-Limiting Illness Through Mindfulness, Compassion, & Connectedness (New Harbinger, 2011) The […]

Visit to “Mr. Jefferson’s University”

A Message from Henry Spearman from Ken Elzinga’s The Mystery of the Invisible Hand I recently visited with my friend Marshall Jevons at the University of Virginia, the place he calls “Mr. Jefferson’s university.”  Because I’ve heard the University of Virginia called “UVA” many times, Marshall’s term for the place seems odd to my ears.  […]