JAMES CAMPBELL QUICK
The Wall Street Journal noted the research of business Professor James Campbell Quick in a story about companies offering mini-sabbaticals to employees. Dr. Quick found that sabbatical leaves of six months or more reduced individuals’ stress levels, particularly for those who fully unplugged from work.
Success.com quoted psychology Professor Paul Paulus in an article about how to encourage introverts in meetings. Dr. Paulus says having group members write their ideas and pass them along to the next participant to expand on, or listing them in a computer network, circumvents extroverts hogging the discussion.
National Public Radio’s “Sound Medicine” interviewed Judy LeFlore, associate dean for simulation and technology in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, in a program examining how remote-controlled baby manikins are used to train students to handle life-threatening emergencies.
The Atlantic magazine profiled Mark Lamster, UTA architecture professor in practice who also serves as architecture critic for The Dallas Morning News. When the University and newspaper jointly hired Lamster, his first assignment was reviewing the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which he described as: “Everywhere competent, it nowhere rises to a level of inspiration.”