A Kinder Campus

A Kinder Campus
March 9, 2012

“Can’t we all just get along?" No, especially if we’re on the same committee. Maria Shine Stewart takes a lighthearted look at one of academia’s heavier responsibilities.

 

February 24, 2012

G.B. Shaw said that "youth is wasted on the young." Be that as it may, college is not wasted on the older, at least on kinder campuses. Maria Shine Stewart reflects.

January 27, 2012

Stock up on kindness to confront perils of winter, Maria Shine Stewart suggests.
 

December 16, 2011

What should you do when you feel like bursting the cartoon bubble over your colleague’s head? Or your own? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, Maria Shine Stewart prescribes.

November 30, 2011

Have you ever had a magical moment on your campus -- when it almost vibrated with a higher frequency of kindness? Maria Shine Stewart revisits the moment that culminated in the birth of her column.

November 4, 2011

As in Dickinson’s famous poem, we don’t generally stop for death. Maria Shine Stewart considers how empathy might ease the pain of loss on kinder campuses.

October 21, 2011

Might electronic devices -- if left to their own devices -- erode human communication? Maria Shine Stewart ponders.

September 30, 2011

Kinder campuses have kinder libraries, Maria Shine Stewart asserts.

September 9, 2011

Outside the perimeter of life’s expected stresses lies the potential for traumatic stress. Maria Shine Stewart reflects as an anniversary approaches.

August 26, 2011

Maria Shine Stewart examines what comedy class can teach instructors about what they do in their own classrooms.

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