Professional Enrollment

Courses & Events

This course will introduce contaminant toxicology, hazard identification, site operations and management, and provide an overview of related regulations. It provides information related to environmental site management scopes of work, cost estimations, proposal generation, sub-contractor relationships, and budgets. Monitoring equipment, drum and container sampling, decontamination, and confined space designations will be presented. General safety hazards, personal protective equipment (PPE) and levels of PPE protection, drill rig safety, hazard communication and medical surveillance, and development of health & safety plans, will also be presented. Satisfies the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 40-Hourrequirement with a culminating certificate.

This course contains no sessions
This course is a 4-week introduction to aquifer parameter testing methods, focusing specifically on pumping and slug testing. These methods are ubiquitously used to assess aquifers during environmental investigations. The course is hosted online with one mandatory field day, which will be held on June 24th at the GEMS site in Lawrence, KS!

June 7, 2023 to July 26, 2023, Live Online Training
Participants of Willmott's Master Class will explore the creative method necessary to become a successful professional screenwriter or filmmaker. The class will place special emphasis on creating a screenplay from the ground up and then taking it through the complete process of producing and directing it into a feature film.

Willmott will derive examples from his own work, including his ultra-low budget films such as "C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America", "Destination: Planet Negro!" and "Jayhawkers" to big budget studio features like "The 24th"th, "BlacKkKlansman" and "Da 5 Bloods".


July 21-23, 2023, Zoom Facilitated Sessions
This is the first in a series of three microcredentials on personalizable education. This microcredential is an introduction to personalizeable education, as presented in the work of distinguished scholars Michael Wehmeyer and Yong Zhao.

May 24, 2023 to September 1, 2023, Self-paced Online Training
This intensive, 2-week creative writing course, sponsored by the Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction, will be taught online by RB Lemberg, author of the acclaimed books The Four Profound Weaves (2020) and The Unbalancing (2022) and a finalist for a World Fantasy Award and a Nebula Award for the best science fiction or fantasy published in the United States. Lemberg will bring expertise in writing and publishing speculative fiction (an umbrella category that includes science fiction, horror, fantasy narratives, magical realism, and the like) to instruct students in the creation and polishing of their own imaginative work. Students will read and analyze contemporary short fiction for a greater understanding of aspects of craft, such as worldbuilding, character development, and story structure.

June 12-23, 2023, Live Online Training