Tag: Psychology

Remembering Dr. Jeannine Skinner

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Remembering Dr. Jeannine Skinner

How would you describe the “perfect” professor? Is this person “energetic” or “enthusiastic?” Are they “driven” and “motivated,” with goals and ambition? Maybe they’re a professor who connects with their students, or reaches out to the community, or challenges their classes to work to the best of their ability. This is how colleagues described Dr. […]

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OP-ED: Successful education is the key to successful revolution

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: Successful education is the key to successful revolution

My understanding of humans when dealing with sociology and psychology as a whole makes me conclude two important things. First, we are far more similar than we are different. And second, we are generally good people. Instead, it’s the environment that one grows up in that determines what they do with their lives. Therefore, I […]

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UNC Charlotte psychology professor’s survival at sea

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte psychology professor’s survival at sea

Tossing and turning, gasping for air. In a hurricane, it’s impossible to tell where’s up and where’s down, what’s foam and what’s water. Every 40 foot wave that crashes down brought him closer to death, the salty water slowly drowning him. And for the first time in his life, first mate Al Maisto thought, “I’m […]

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