Articles written by: Joseph Modica

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Doc’s Dash In memoriam: Leonard “Doc” Carr (1964-2016)

     There’s a well-known poem (“The Dash”) that highlights the importance of a person’s dash; that is, the little, often unnoticed, line in-between the year of someone’s birth and death. It’s one’s dash that really matters.   The last stanza of the poem is telling: “So, when your eulogy […]

Dr. Dwight Peterson (1961-2016): A Meditation on Friendship and Hospitality
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Dr. Dwight Peterson (1961-2016): A Meditation on Friendship and Hospitality

In the spring of 2013, I had a sudden and scary bout with atrial fibrillation (“a-fib”).  A “bout” might be understating it a bit: I passed out during a March faculty meeting while then-president David Black was speaking. I’m still grateful for all the faculty that initially assisted me. An ambulance […]