Saturday, May 10, 2014
John's funeral service was very moving. It was heartwarming to hear how many people's lives were touched by John's kindness, energy, and creativity. The man was a first rate scientist and a free spirit, and it's just a shame that Nebraska rejects free spirits like the human body rejects alien cells.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
I drafted a letter to the chancellor pleading for him to be retained, but only a very few of my colleagues were willing to sign it. I've never really felt the same about either them or this university since.
Another former colleague, Cindy Day, said it better than I did in a letter to the Lincoln Journal Star. We threw him out with the trash.