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- Key Issues for the 2012 Legislative Session (January 31, 2012) - Lawmakers, University of Kansas faculty, and a veteran journalist took part in a public panel discussion focused on top issues in the 2012 session of the Kansas Legislature. The panelists offered insight into major topics including redistricting, school finance, and tax policy. The audience also had the opportunity to learn more during a question-and-answer session with the panel.
- Marilu Goodyear, Director of the School of Public Affairs and Administration - interviewed regarding Nov. 15, 2011 workshop: Making Your Life Work: Organizing and Balancing Work and Home (MP3 audio clip)
- Marilu Goodyear, Director of the School of Public Affairs and Administration - interviewed regarding Nov. 29, 2011 workshop: How to Overcome Resistance to Change (MP3 audio clip)
- Olathe, Kansas City Managers: We Need to Be Better Collaborators (September 12, 2011) - Olathe City Manager Michael Wilkes and Assistant City Manager Susan Sherman have set out to build a culture of collaboration among city departments that aims to improve service delivery. They worked with the University of Kansas Public Management Center and the School of Public Affairs and Administration to design a supervisory training program that includes exercises designed to help managers improve skills essential for effective collaboration. In this podcast, Wilkes and Sherman spoke with American City & County about the initiative and the results they have seen so far. This project won an award from American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), and it has been nominated for an award from the ICMA.