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Persuading Scotland: Gordon Brown speech defends the Union

Persuading Scotland: Gordon Brown speech defends the Union

September 24, 2014

Even politicians dismissed as zombies can rise up as effective speakers when they follow argument theory. Dr. Vrooman contends Gordon Brown did just that in a recent speech in defense of the Union.

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Neuroscience, education & music: The myth of talent

Neuroscience, education & music: The myth of talent

September 19, 2014

The link between academic success and music fueling arts education now has research to back it up. Gregg Goodhart discusses his upcoming guest presentation at TLU about the myth of talent and importance of practice to master skill acquisition.

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Studying Abroad in Central America: An Experience of Change

Studying Abroad in Central America: An Experience of Change

September 18, 2014

In addition to the experience of traveling, study abroad programs offer students an opportunity to explore outside their own culture and comfort zone. Rebecca is studying social change in Central America where she will encounter oppression in various communities throughout the region.

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Fall planting ideas to spruce up your garden

Fall planting ideas to spruce up your garden

September 10, 2014

It’s time to start your fall planting! Whether you’re looking for some color or some shade, these plants will keep your fall garden vibrant.

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TLU President Dorsey’s latest post on The Huffington Post blog: “Chalk Dust”

TLU President Dorsey’s latest post on The Huffington Post blog: “Chalk Dust”

September 8, 2014

TLU President Stuart Dorsey shares his experience on The Huffington Post blog as he returns to the classroom this semester.

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The $100 million answer & ice bucket challenge aftermath

The $100 million answer & ice bucket challenge aftermath

September 4, 2014

Looking back on the #IceBucketChallenge and what we can learn from it. Was it an elaborate stunt or a fluke and did those donations really inspire philanthropy?

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Public speaking advice you can actually use, plus zombies

Public speaking advice you can actually use, plus zombies

August 27, 2014

Most people experience some level fear of public speaking throughout their lives. Luckily, Dr. Steven Vrooman has written a book to solve this issue and shares an excerpt to help us diminish our fear. Caution: may involve zombies.

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