How we can avoid a ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ in the making

“There is more than one kind of freedom, said Aunt Lydia. Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don’t underrate it.” —Margaret Atwood, “The Handmaid’s Tale” For the past few weeks, Washington has been buzzing about contraceptives. It’s to be expected […]

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Closing a door, opening a window in the New Year

Former Butler University President Bobby Fong once told me the average undergraduate on his campus would experience six different careers—not jobs, but careers—during his or her working life. He also said many of those careers had not yet been invented. Bobby used this story to underscore the value of combining professional study with liberal arts […]

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