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Soldering irons heated up at stations around the classroom. Students were silent as the professor gave a series of final instructions. Moving into their groups, the classroom buzzed. Most were new to soldering. And while the activity was simple – fuse a couple wires together – the purpose behind their work had the power to change a life. Student...
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    • Mar
The Counseling Psychology program hosted an Ally Development Workshop in January for its incoming master’s and doctoral students.  This annual workshop is developed and led by second- year Counseling Psychology doctoral students. Minnah Farook, one of the doctoral students who helped organize the event, recently explained more about the workshop: Minnah Farook   Why the name "Ally Development Workshop?" The name comes from...
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    • Mar
UK students in a variety of majors take the course EDC/AAS 550: Education in a Culturally Diverse Society. It helps college students develop perspectives that will enable them to enter their future careers providing an equitable service and/or classroom environment where all have equal access and opportunities.   Taught by Dr. Elinor Brown, the course is hybrid, meaning it has scheduled class...
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    • Mar
When alumna Dixie Miller met Olivia — a tiny baby with a big hole in her heart — doctors doubted Olivia would live to have surgery. Miller had recently become certified to accept foster children when a friend told her about Olivia, who at the time lived with a family equipped to care for medically fragile children. But Miller wasn’t...