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Minds and Numbers

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5 Soft Skills for Future Lawyers
Soft skills are the handful of the traits that a future lawyers, policymakers and professionals in any field need to be successful. Complex communication and ethical dilemmas are just a few of the...
Ethical Guidelines for Professional Mediators
Disputes are an inevitable part of life. There are disputes related to business and corporate law, family law and neighbor boundaries, just to name a few. Conflicts can be stressful, but resolving...
3 Modern Theories of Victimology
Victimology is the study of crime victims. It’s a subset of criminology, the study of crime. People who study victimology, or victimization, examine the psychological effects of crimes on the victims,...
Basic Principles in International Relations
No country exists in a total vacuum (not even closed-off nations like North Korea). For all countries, international relations are crucial for forming alliances, solving problems that transcend...
What It’s Like Being a Legislative Aide
Elected representatives are the public face of Congressional politics. They meet with constituents and fellow politicians, give interviews, lobby for legislation and participate in political debates....
What Sort of Jobs are Available with the FBI?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has a mandate to uphold the U.S. Constitution and protect the American people. The agency accomplishes these goals with diverse teams of professionals from...
Some of the Basics in Criminal Procedure
Students at GCU pursuing a justice studies degree will learn about criminal procedure. This refers to the set of rules governing how the government enforces criminal law. The basis for criminal...
Is Mediation an Ideal Career Path?
The court systems are indispensable for delivering justice and resolving disputes. However, not all civil cases must be resolved through a trial. For that matter, not all disputes must be submitted as...
The Merits of Recreational Reading
State and Local Policy major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences From a young age, I fell into a trend that I think many can find relatable. I committed to reading as little as possible. When I...
A Day In the Life of a Life Coach
If you’re already thinking about becoming a life coach, then you probably know that the title of this blog post is a little misleading. See, there is no typical day for a life coach. That’s one of the...

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As the title of our blog suggests, these posts by College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) faculty and special guests will engage, inform and challenge you in a myriad of ways. The posts reflect the diversity of our programs of study: degrees that are traditional (history), current (justice studies and communications), academic (English literature) and career-oriented (psychology, counseling, criminal justice and government). Here, there is something for everyone.


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