With Good Reason

Archive for January, 2006

When Panic Attacks
January 28th, 2006 - (0 Comments)

Fear of heights, fear of spiders, fear of driving—even fear of fear itself—are anxiety disorders that can result in debilitating panic attacks that keep millions from doing the routine activities of life. Psychology professor Bethany Teachman (University of Virginia) has devised a strategy to help clients overcome panic attacks. Also: Psychologist Loretta Duncan (Lord Fairfax Community College) engages in a timely conversation […]

Can Business Befriend Earth?
January 21st, 2006 - (0 Comments)

In corporate America, both Nike and Starbucks have struggled to “do the right thing” in terms of sustainable business practices. They want to sell a product and provide value for their shareholders but in a way that treats their employees fairly and the earth with respect.  Darden School of Business Administration Professor Richard Brownlee (Batten Institute, University […]

Jamestown: What Pocahontas Saw
January 14th, 2006 - (0 Comments)

The story of Pocahontas has been told and retold for 400 years, from Captain John Smith’s early letters to director Terrence Malick’s latest film, The New World . In a lively discussion, historians Helen Rountree (Old Dominion University) and Camilla Townsend (Colgate University) deconstruct and demystify the legend of Pocahontas and, in doing so, paint an engrossing picture of Indian life in the early […]

Turning Guys into Men
January 7th, 2006 - (0 Comments)

The role of a “masculine” man in today’s society is in radical flux, an issue that psychology professorChristopher Kilmartin (University of Mary Washington) explores in the classroom and on stage.  He toured, performing a one-man show called “Crimes Against Nature,” getting audiences to think about masculine identity in an engaging and playful manner. Also: In flux is the answer to […]