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Free stuff motivates students to avoid phones in class

Nadine Tanjuakio l @nadinetanj

September 22, 2015

Sigma Chi brothers and schoolmates Mitch Gardner and Robert Richardson launched a new app called Pocket Points. The app was designed to motivate students to not use their phones during class. If a user didn't touch their phone, they would be rewarded a point after a certain amount of time. The ...

Faculty hiring expected to increase with higher budget

State Hornet Staff

April 2, 2014

With fiscal challenges and restrictive budget cuts for over three years, Sacramento State has finally seen progress in hiring with more than 40 new faculty members set to begin next fall.The university will bring 40 to 50 new tenure track hires across the seven colleges in multiple disciplines. Though ...

Capped, gowned and hired

Image: Capped, gowned and hired:Dressed for success, University of Kansas students Brandon Trice (from left), Tom O'Dea and Ari Shapiro waited for job interviews last month at the University Career Center in Lawrence, Kansas. Experts say many companies are offering incentives to new gr:

Mara Rose Williams

May 24, 2006

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tom O'Dea dressed for the hunt. His tie, perfectly knotted, lay neatly over the buttons on his pressed white shirt. His buffed black shoes complemented his charcoal-gray suit. The 22-year-old Overland Park, Kan., resident had gone to the University of Kansas Career Center in April seek...