Local Communities Vital to Forest Conservation

By Kristin Drexler, faculty member, Human Ecology and Forestry, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at American Public University...more

Career to Consider: Online Teaching

 By Dr. Dani Babb Faculty member at American Public University...more

Make Excellence Your Standard

By Chandra Saurwein Alumna at American Military University ...more

Find Career Success with Mentoring

By Janice Spangenburg, Ph.D. Faculty Member, School of Business at American Public University...more

Military Spouses on the Move: Keep Your Education on Track

By Nichole Ahlstrom, COLL100 Faculty at American Public UniversityDeciding to enroll in college is a major decision, but for service members and their spouses it is often followed by another one: to take a leave of absence or stay the course during a move. I encourage students to keep going despite the disruption of a move....more

Military Move? You Can Complete Your Degree

By Erica Schreiner, transfer student liaison at American Public University SystemMilitary spouses can achieve their education goals no matter how often PCS orders arrive. With a little preparation, you can successfully complete your degree program even as your spouse’s assignments move you around the globe.I am a military spouse and a student working on a master’s degree. The Marine Corps has moved us three times in the last three years but I have kept my commitment to finishing my degree. Here are my five secrets to success:...more

The Relevance of Single-Sex Education Today

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

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