Latest Candice Shoemaker Stories

2011-08-08 12:30:20

A Kansas State University professor is helping students improve their confidence and academic performance by creating a map of learning.

2011-04-04 16:56:52

Do those who know more also know that they know more?

2009-02-04 21:51:35

Gardening has been shown to help older adults stay in shape, but U.S. researchers also found it improves hand strength and self-esteem.

2009-02-03 16:18:43

Researchers at Kansas State University already have shown that gardening can offer enough moderate physical activity to keep older adults in shape.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.