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    November
    2018
    Governors State University (GSU) Alumnus Eric Kallenborn’s innovative teaching methods at Alan B. Shepard High School are his superpower. A loyal follower of Marvel Comics Publisher Stan Read more
  • 19
    November
    2018
    Everybody wants to work for a great manager in a well-run organization. Fortunately, people can be taught to lead effectively as students in Stephen Wagner’s classes discover at Governors State Read more
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    November
    2018
    Michelle White is Business Administration/Marketing major at Governors State University, vice president of the Bega Gamma Sigma Honor Society, and president of the International Business Club. 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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November
05,
2018
Computers are everywhere. One day, robots will be, too. But who decides what computers and robots can do? As Freddie Kato’s students at Governors State University (GSU) quickly learn, it might be up to them. A University Lecturer in Computer
October
09,
2018
It takes curiosity to be a good scientist—a drive to keep asking questions, especially when the answers lead to more. At Governors State University, Aparna Palakodeti shares her passion for learning as a Biology lecturer, turning students into
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

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