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    September
    2018
    Welcome to Fall 2018! Outside temperatures are cooling down just in time for new and returning students to settle into classes and hunker down to meet the demands of a busy college schedule. It’s Read more
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    September
    2018
    Governors State University Alumnus Justin Smith graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in business that carried a special distinction. “I did it debt-free,’’ said Smith, who applied for more Read more
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    September
    2018
    Set against the backdrop of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, Governors State University theater and performance studies students explore social and cultural issues on a stage that is cast as a Read more

President’s Corner

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July
02,
2018
In a review of Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon's "Leading Academic Change: Vision, Strategy, Transformation," National Louis University President Nivine Megahed, calls the book a "thought-provoking,
June
06,
2018
Funds have been appropriated for public universities at a 2% increase over FY18, though funding that year represented a 10% decrease of FY 15 funding. 
April
20,
2018
In “A Bird on a Reed,” Dr. Mort Maimon admires the resolve of a small bird resisting strong winds on a tree limb outside his window. The creature inspires the reflection on a recently resolved budget crisis which he likened to a destructive

Faculty Profiles

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September
24,
2018
What’s the most abundant life form on the planet, accounting for half the biomass? If you guessed something too small to see even with the aid of a microscope, you guessed right. “Bacteria are all over the place, even in boiling water,” said Timothy
September
10,
2018
Governors State University (GSU) Professor Joao Salm’s introduction to the concept of restorative justice came at the age of 21 — after a drunk driver ran into his car nearly ending his life. Salm, a GSU Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice,
August
28,
2018
If you want a passionate explanation of “fake news,” just ask Yevette Brown. According to the Emmy Award-winning television producer and professor of media studies at Governors State University, “The truth is the truth. You have gray areas sometimes

Conversations with Leaders

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September
24,
2018
Right in the center of campus, overlooking the Hall of Governors, the Governors State University Library is like the living room of the university—a welcoming place for faculty, staff, and students to learn and explore in the midst of art. A
May
08,
2018
It’s been less than a year since Charles Pustz joined the Information Technology Services (ITS) team at Governors State University, but he admits they are already thinking about next year. “I ask them all the time, ‘What can we do to change the
April
16,
2018
Ask Governors State University’s Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students Aurélio Valente about his career in higher education administration, and the conversation quickly swings to golf. Growing up in a town where most people