Novelist Amy Tan digs deep into the creative process, journeying through her childhood and family history and into the worlds of physics and chance, looking for hints of where her own creativity comes from. It’s a wild ride with a surprise ending. Enjoy!
Ideas are contagious and a good idea can help push change and innovation in the society and in the individual. In this TED talk we learned from Adam Grant that failure is okay and needed to help develop new and innovative ideas, an evolution of ideas. Creativity is mixture of discipline, failure and vision that … Read more
A big thanks to all those who attended yesterdays mindfulness meditation course that included history, theory and application. Learning to still the mind/body with concentration and breath work to lower anxiety and to promote mental clarity. The practice of meditation is a daily reminder to slow down and just be aware of yourself and the … Read more
Join us as we explore the practice of mindfulness both in and outside of the classroom. Students and professors alike deal with the stress of study, personal obligations as well as navigating the shifting terrain of higher education. Faculty will learn the activities and skills that will cultivate mindfulness in the courses they teach and … Read more
The A-State Faculty Center, previously known as ITTC, is a diverse department at A-State that focuses on assisting faculty and staff with professional development, training, and resources needed to excel as educators, researchers, and professionals. Some of our resources include creating and maintaining web applications and other solutions to faculty and staff who may need … Read more