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D’Souza-Shermer Debate Packs Antelope Gym

November 18, 2010 / by / 33 Comments

Students, faculty, staff and community members filled GCU’s Antelope Gym on Wednesday evening to hear Christian author Dinesh D’Souza and atheist Michael Shermer debate the question “Is Religion a Force for Good or Evil?”

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GCU Names Dr. Kimberly LaPrade as New COE Dean

November 15, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

The University has tapped one of its own exemplary graduates, Dr. Kimberly LaPrade, to the position of Dean of the College of Education.

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Life Isn’t Like TV, Medical Examiner Tells Students

November 05, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

Representatives of the Maricopa County medical examiner’s office told visitors to Health Sciences and Nursing Day that they enjoy their jobs — but their work isn’t much like what you see on popular TV shows.

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Music Department Succeeds in ‘Death, Dying’

November 05, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Music Department performed songs centered on the theme of “Heaven and Earth: Music for Death, Dying and Beyond” on Thursday night at Ethington Theatre.

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CLA Student Success Webinars for November

November 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Center for Learning and Advancement offers a series of webinars to prime students for success in university academics. The following webinars are available at the given dates and are from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Register for a webinar at http://my.gcu.edu/Academics/cla/Pages/studentSuccessWebinars.aspx Contact the CLA for tutoring services or ideas about ways to increase your academic success. Visit its web site at http://my.gcu.edu/centerforlearning or email centerforlearning@gcu.edu. Critical Thinking Webinars 11/2/10                Critical Thinking 1 The Critical Brain Illustrates the cognitive learning theory, describes how students can develop their cognitive skills through practice and repetition to help improve logic reasoning, memory and overall understanding of university content 11/3/10                Critical Thinking 2 Think Like a Genius Explores how historical and philosophical geniuses behave differently and identifies 9 ways students can “think like a genius” 11/4/10                Critical Thinking 3 Think Outside the Box Thinking outside the box allows a student to assess, judge and evaluate a scenario to creatively solve a problem. Furthermore by implementing specific questioning strategies students gain depth in their understanding of the content Problem-Solving Strategies 11/9/10                Problem Solving/ Decision Making This Webinar demonstrates how problem-solving skills can be an invaluable asset that allows a person to make the […]

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Homeland Security Hosts Criminal-Justice Students

October 29, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Twenty students from Cornel Stemley’s criminal-justice classes at GCU visited the Phoenix offices of the Department of Homeland Security on Friday to learn about career possibilities and tour the Central Avenue facilities.

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Honesty is Best Academic Policy

October 29, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Have you ever been in a bind writing a paper and looked online for inspiration? Many students have, and that’s okay. What is never okay is copying verbatim from a web site or not citing it as a source. Even worse is posting your completed paper to online essay clearinghouses.

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‘All in the Timing’ Delivers an Evening of Pun

October 25, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Whatever you do, don’t leave your pun detector at home when you attend “All in the Timing.”

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Woods Says Free Market ‘Not Guilty as Charged’

October 21, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Thomas Woods, the outspoken and controversial author of 10 best-selling books, came to campus Wednesday night to speak about the country’s current economic crisis. Woods is a nationally recognized economist and historian who has appeared on multiple news outlets, including MSNBC and Fox News.

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AzHOSA Speaker Has Seen the Worst of War

October 20, 2010 / by / 5 Comments

The images of war made a profound impression Wednesday as Deborah Lehker spoke to the GCU chapter of AzHOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) in the North Gym.

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