Good to know: Welcoming them home

HELPING REFUGEES EASE THE TRANSITION At home in Bhutan, a small country bordering India and China, Chhabilall Timsina Sharma was a doctor overseeing a network of public health facilities. But in the 1990s, his family and thousands more ethnic minorities fled to Nepal to escape intimidation and torture by the government. Sharma spent the next eight years treating individuals who,…

Good to know: Hollis Seamon’s next chapter

After 31 years on the Saint Rose English faculty, Hollis Seamon was retiring. So as classes were winding down and final papers being submitted, the professor also had many, many boxes to pack up and loads of old files to discard from her spacious office in Dolan Hall. “I have four unpublished novels in my shelves and files,” observed the…

Food Microbiology – Lyon, France (Part#5)

We started the day off eating breakfast and waiting for our drivers and tour guides Olivier and Alain. As soon as they arrived we packed into the large vans and were on our way to Pérouges and Annecy (both located to the east of Lyon). We made a small detour shortly after leaving Lyon at Pérouges, a small medieval town.…