Happy Easter and Passover…
April 17th, 2014

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The Dean’s blog would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter and Passover.

I just returned from the lush campus of the University of South Florida, Tampa…
April 11th, 2014

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I just returned from the lush campus of the University of South Florida, Tampa. That’s the entrance to their campus dining rooms and hotel, above — pretty easy on the eyes after a harsh winter here. They’ve got flowers growing everywhere. My god, they have people employed to blow leaves off the walkways. One could get used to that, as with the Cuban-inspired food.

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This week I was going to write about other things, but I am sadly distracted today by the passing of a colleague, Dr. Priscilla Renouf
April 4th, 2014

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This week I was going to write about other things, but I am sadly distracted today by the passing of a colleague, Dr. Priscilla Renouf. Priscilla had been struggling with cancer for a number of years, a nightmare she faced with her typical good humour and almost casual acceptance. We were all hoping for a miracle. Life is short, though, and for her it was much shorter than it ought to have been.

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