MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2007 – Jeffrey Test, a PhD graduate of Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* fully online university with nearly 20,000 students, has authored a book on real-time, on-line database recovery titled Surviving the Next Database Disaster.   Read the rest of this entry »


Sara Orem, PhD, an adjunct faculty member at Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited, fully online university, has co-authored a new book titled Appreciative Coaching:  A Positive Process for Change. Recent developments in psychology and organizational development suggest that people and organizations flourish when they focus on human ideals, achievements, and best practices. Appreciative Coaching, which has been published by Jossey-Bass, uses positive questions, mindfulness, and other tools to acknowledge the strengths of individuals and create change. Orem’s co-authors are Jacqueline Binkert, PhD, and Ann Clancy, PhD. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12, 2006 – Public health professionals today must have the capability to quickly and effectively deal with challenges and crisis that were not on the radar just a few years ago. A pair of new books by Dr. Chris Cassirer, ScD, MPH, dean of the School of Human Services at Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited online university and a leader in online education, focus on the fundamental changes that lie ahead for the public health profession. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2006 – Praeger Publishing has named Dr. Duane Dobbert to the position of Forensic Psychology Series Editor. Dobbert, who also serves as an adjunct faculty member in Capella University’s human services online degree program, will be responsible for establishing a new series of books, the approval of manuscripts, as well as the identification and solicitation of authors and editors. The position is a career-long appointment. According to Dobbert, he has set the goal of producing 50 new titles in the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »