Colin L. Powell

Truly, there are some benefits to attending a school in New York City. The International House had its annual George C. Marshall Visitor Program today. Yes, that is the same General George C. Marshall, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and architect of the so-called Marshall Plan to rebuild war-torn Europe after World War II. Today another… Continue reading Colin L. Powell

Back in NYC

I arrived early this morning in my sometime home-away-from-home New York City. Due to the pounding rain, and the somewhat cookie-cutter nature of large-city airports (not to mention the lack of any significant contiguous sleep) I had a bit of a surreal moment deplaning where I felt I hadn’t actually left Portland at all. But… Continue reading Back in NYC