Welcome

Photo: Earl’s Family Restaurant Welcome = To greet and receive someone arriving in a polite and friendly manner Planeta.com Sharing Verbs Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Conference #nii2016 Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Ethics Notebook

Photo Treat others the way they would like to be treated. – Platinum Rule It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite. – Paul Keating, (sampled in From little things big things grow) Virtus sola nobilitas (virtue is the only nobility) – Sir Charles Nicholson All …

World Listening Day 2017

Poster: #wld2017 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground.” WLD 2017 reflects and honors the life and legacy of Pauline Oliveros, who died at age 84 on November 26, 2016. World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Contests and walks around the world focus …

Curiosity

Buzzwords Curiosity = The desire to learn about anything; inquisitiveness Also see: engagement Translating: Curiosity Estonian: Uudishimu German: Neugierig Spanish: Curiosidad Swedish: Nyfikenhet Planeta.com When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with the Curiosity Rover

2016 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Overton, Nevada – Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November and mark your calendar: Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10am-4pm Nevada’s Lost City Museum celebrates Native American Day featuring Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. The fun is behind the museum near the pueblos. It is all included with the admission to the museum. As usual, …

Open in Action #OAWeek

International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access as the new default in scholarship and research. This year the celebration is held October 24-30 with the theme: “Open in Action.” Hashtag: #OAweek To be fair, International Open Access Week has always been about catalyzing action, and this year’s theme encourages everyone to take …

Ho’olaule’a!! Celebrating the Pacific Islands Festival on the Ninth Island (2016)

Henderson, Nevada – We’re looking for conversation starters at this weekend’s Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival (September 10-11) organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club. Details on Facebook  and Twitter @LasVegasHCC Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen. How about Ho’olaule’a? I am outside of my linguistic comfort zone, so I embrace the opportunity to learn by listening. The Henderson …