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Father Joe

Father Joe

I work with some really good people. Like really good people, people who are selfless and kind, people who interrupt their own life plans to lend a hand. I work with people who believe that community matters and this is a truly wonderful part of...

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Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach       Yesterday I did something I don’t do that often… I had work to do, but I called it quits for the day at 2:30 and suggested to one of my kids that we go to the beach for the remainder of the day and whim and...

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Off to College

Off to College

Off to College – A Simple Guide to Success (dedicated to my sibling who is headed to college this fall)   The potential of the new school year always invigorates me…   So many young people are off to college this fall and a lot of them...

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A Common History

A Common History

A Common History This weekend we got to see some old friends and it was really fun. What’s nice about old friends with whom you share a common past is that you can often pick up where you left off and then work from the past to the present...

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What I like about Superman

What I like about Superman

What I like about Superman   Our kids aren’t big movie watchers. In fact, they’ve probably seen fewer than a dozen movies between them in their whole lives and that includes animated films. They just don’t like movies. Early on in my parenting I...

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Walk your dog

I’m not a fast runner but I run. I run most days and this is one of the great highlights of my day. Running is where I get my thinking done, running is the way I intend to keep my blood pressure down and running is (sometimes) how I relax...

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A brave new blog

A brave new blog

I’ve never written a blog before… I don’t know that I want to.  I think I have things to say that are worthwhile, but I don’t want them to last forever after all I might want to repeat some of them from time to time or add...

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Brian S Collier, Ph.D.
107 Sandner Hall - Office 206M
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556