Online Exhibits Explore Native American History, Offer Insight into Modern Life

By Southwester Staff Unlike sculpture or painting, which is best experienced in person, photography is an art form that can be appreciated through images and prints outside of art galleries. Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field at the National Museum of the American Indian features two photo essays that explore Native American history and […]

National Defense University Brings Mindful Innovation from the Surface Down

By Major Shannon Vaughn When most people think of the words “innovation” and “Army” they likely think of larger weapons and faster tanks. On Fort McNair, however, the National Defense University (NDU) is building more resilient and mindful leaders than ever before. Through a program sponsored by the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and […]

Home Alone in the Time of a Pandemic

By Deborah Sherwood My voracious craving for news of the latest coronavirus statistics and updates has not proven beneficial to my general stress level. After witnessing the TV weatherman coughing, I decided it was time to curtail my obsession for awhile. As a septuagenarian with a compromised immune system, I fall into the “Elderly and […]