The Life-Changing Power of Inspiration

Guest post by Kim Bessolo“Do you have an example of that?,” students ask when assigned the class research project.I understand this desire for a model to follow. An example helps students cross a bridge from their own understanding to what cannot yet be imagined. It guides them to envision more than they could from their own perspective. Inspiration is prompted when students have an example....more

Embryo Custody Battles

By Francesca Catalano, Faculty Director in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public University...more

Understanding National Foster Care Month

 By Dr. Nancy Heath, Program Director, Human Development and Family Studies at American Public UniversityMay is National Foster Care month. During this time, we are invited to celebrate the compassionate people who take on the joys and burdens of being foster parents, and the children whose lives are forever changed through the fostering experience....more

Make Change Work for You

By Jackie Hott, faculty member at American Public UniversityDo you embrace change or run from it? Make change work for you by having purpose, setting priorities, and designing a plan.  In graduate school, I realized that development occurs after some type of change whether it be positive or negative.  That thought has accompanied me through the changes in my life. I feel safe knowing that, when faced with adversity, I will ultimately grow from the situation. ...more

What Robin Williams and Albert Einstein Tell Us About Right of Publicity

By Francesca Catalano, Faculty Director in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public UniversityUnless you are famous – like rock star famous – you may not have heard of the right of publicity or personality rights. A lot of time and effort goes into establishing the brand of a celebrity – the recognition factor for a name, image, and likeness. The right of publicity protects the commercial use of these personal and recognizable aspects of identity. ...more

IRS Fraud: What Can You Do?

By Juan E. Román, DBA, CPA, CGMA, Program Director, Accounting and Finance at American Public University ...more

Traveling Without Fear

By Kate Brannum, Ph.D., Program Director for International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies at American Public University  ...more
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Five Essential Practices for Evaluating Internet Information

By Kim Bessolo, faculty member at American Public University...more

Commit to College and Let the Roller-Coaster Ride Begin!

By Nichole Ahlstrom, COLL100 Faculty at American Public UniversityWhen you commit to attending college, the emotional roller-coaster ride begins--the safety belt has clicked, the wheels start turning, and an unknown number of twists and turns lie ahead. There will be exciting moments, along with stressful, anxious, nervous, frightening and victorious moments....more

Are You a Good Leader?

By Dr. Suzanne Minarcine, Faculty Director, School of Business at American Public UniversityBad leadership does not have to be the result of negative intentions; sometimes poor leadership is the result of a lack of forethought and understanding of the organization’s mission. Are you a thoughtful leader?...more
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