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October 2020

2020 trick-or-treat, can collection set
Manchester eliminates tuition costs for many incoming Indiana undergrads
Doss joins MU as student diversity and inclusion coordinator
Cancer Services nominates Calinski for leadership award
Lahman writes classroom chapter in ‘The Handbook of Listening’

September 2020

$1 million grant to help add doctor of physical therapy
Hetrick named staff member of the year
We're No, 1! Manchester wins spirit award
U.S. News and World Report: Manchester is among the best colleges in the Midwest
Virtual 5K kicks off Manchester 2020 Homecoming
Manchester honors top pharmacy preceptors

August 2020

Pollonais named director of diversity and inclusion at Manchester
Princeton Review names Manchester a ‘Best in the Midwest’ university

Role grows for Manchester pharmacy dean
Manchester names Rospond as department chair, associate dean in Pharmacy Programs
Spartans United Pledge
Manchester University announces reopening plan
Manchester eSports joins Great Lakes conference

July 2020

HCAC decision leads to changes in Manchester athletics programs
Intern from Fort Wayne aids Boston adults seeking transition from no job or underemployed to lasting careers
Manchester student from Rochester has summer internship helping clients in West Virginia public defender’s office 
University presidents gather with Indiana state, city and civic leaders in virtual summit on anti-racism and community safety
Case named dean of arts and sciences at Manchester
417 on Dean’s List at Manchester University
Longtime Manchester University professors retire

June 2020

Manchester offers online COVID-19 summer course for incoming students
Manchester announces faculty promotions, tenure decisions

North Manchester July 4 fireworks move to high school
Dargo named program director of Master of Athletic Training
Manchester University sets record on Giving Day 2020
Celia Cook-Huffman joins Manchester as VP for academic affairs

May 2020

Manchester responds to COVID-19 with free tuition plan
Manchester University announces plan to open in fall 2020
Twomey named to endowed chair in MU College of Business
Manchester to launch population health major in fall

April 2020

Students at Oak Leaves win statewide press awards
Manchester pharmacogenomics students volunteer at Patients Choice Laboratories
MU dance marathon goes online to aid Riley Hospital for Children 
COVID-19 pandemic fast tracks Manchester pharmacy graduation
Manchester University pharmacy camp goes online
Manchester University moves 2020 Commencement to fall
Campus pantry delivers food to Manchester students in time of COVID-19
Manchester undergrads get pass/no pass option for semester

March 2020

MU donates 2,000 gloves for COVID-19 response
Manchester waives enrollment deposit for fall
Manchester University donates masks, gowns to Parkview Wabash Hospital
Manchester University expands COVID-19 response (March 17)
MU dance marathon to aid Riley Hospital for Children
Pollonais to perform Songs of the Islands, celebrate Caribbean culture

February 2020

Taste of Africa offered March 7 at Manchester University
Manchester University to honor Steve Ford at 2020 Commencement
Speaker explores Harry Potter, The Hunger Games through lens of peace studies
Manchester offers online graduate PGx certificate for health care professionals
Five join Manchester University Board of Trustees
Manchester University Theatre Society offers variety show
MU stages collegiate debut of Stewart Copeland opera, offers VIA
Spartan Smash high school eSports tourney is Feb. 29

January 2020

Manchester hosts Tournées international film festival
Manchester hosts Polar Plunge to aid Special Olympics
Humphries is top Collegiate Music Educator in Indiana
Workplace fatigue in summer camp is seminar topic
Voice for grassroots organizing is MLK speaker at Manchester
Martin Luther King Jr.'s last address on a campus was at Manchester
Employers invited to register for Manchester Career Fair 
389 on fall 2019 Dean’s List at Manchester University
Kaopuiki joins Manchester as vice president for enrollment, marketing
Spartan Regiment marching band to take the field in 2020
Manchester University starts spring semester with ‘brilliant’ challenge
Manchester invites high school students to submit compositions
Hundreds of students to compete at Manchester Science Olympiad 

December 2019

Young promoted to assistant vice president at Manchester University
3 at MU  elected to AACP leadership roles
Lilly Endowment gives Manchester $100,000 planning grant
First-generation scholarship winner Allred is ‘Realizing the Dream’
Manchester offers Pharmacy Camp for high school students
Manchester senior Francois selected as Schwarzman Scholar
Manchester announces plan for academic program changes

November 2019

Schilling to speak about how she lives the Manchester mission 
MU celebrates the season with December musical performances
Pollonais named to diversity and inclusion role at Manchester
Senior Chris Francois is named Ambassador for Peace
Manchester offers ‘Curious Incident’ play Nov. 15-17
Tree-lighting ceremony is Nov. 20 at Manchester
Grant awarded to Dennis Brown for MS research at Manchester

October 2019

‘Johnny Got His Gun’ brings horror of war to Manchester
Manchester pivots toward programs that appeal to today’s career-focused students 
Ready for that family gathering? Program at MU offers skills to deal with conflict
Manchester to add master’s degree in nutrition with DNA twist
Maryland Delegate Lily Qi receives Alumni Honor Award
Special Olympics is passion for Young Alumni honoree Carol Fike
Manchester celebrates Day of the Dead with tributes, panel
Human rights activist John Prendergast to speak at Manchester
Comedic Down the Street play debuts at Manchester
Manchester Monster Mash is Oct. 30 and can collection is Oct. 23
Manchester invites students, parents to Nov. 16 Spartan Day
Manchester ranks among top 10 colleges for jobs in Indiana
Saylor makes $100,000 challenge gift for Manchester stadium
Manchester University preps for eSports teams
Symphony offers Family Fright Night at Manchester
Martin Jones performs contemporary music for solo piano
Chamber Singers and Cantabile offer autumn concert

September 2019

Session at Toyota Round works toward a more welcoming North Manchester
MU receives $300,000 grant for sexual violence prevention, response initiative
Manchester welcomes community to Homecoming 2019
Henney Department of Education is ‘game changer’ for teaching program
Jackson Katz speaks at Manchester about men’s role in preventing violence against women
Manchester speaker explores how the Constitution stays relevant today
Manchester University hires director to start nursing program
Manchester mourns professor emerita Lana Groombridge
Manchester program explores pacifism of poet William Stafford
Eberly named staff member of the year at Manchester

August 2019

Manchester speakers explore Egypt, mind of Marx
Goetcheus named MU director of civic engagement, Title IX coordinator
Manchester soprano Emily Lynn offers art songs, arias
Classes begin Aug. 28 at North Manchester campus
Manchester University promotes faculty and grants tenure, emeritus status
Manchester hosts regional conference on health care for vulnerable, underserved populations
Princeton Review names Manchester a ‘Best in the Midwest’ university
Manchester University mourns Professor Emeritus Jim Adams

July 2019

Chris Francois is Mouse intern for STEM program in New York
Manchester University Pharmacy Programs honor faculty members
Exhibit at Manchester offers works by conservationist artists
Kendall Brown coordinates bilingual summer program
Genevive Skeans serves as infectious disease health care intern 
388 Manchester University students on Spring 2019 Dean’s List
Manchester University celebrates student leaders

June 2019

Free children’s carnival, car wash is July 9 at Manchester University
Manchester mourns Art Gilbert, professor emeritus of accounting
Eichenauer honored with prestigious Pi Gamma Mu scholarship
Manchester preps for new academic year
Manchester University hosts 2019 Independence Day Celebration

May 2019

Manchester University College of Business hits Best Value triple play
Finance major at Manchester University is top value in Indiana
Accounting major at Manchester named best value in Indiana
331 graduate from Manchester University
Marketing major at Manchester University is ranked No. 1 in Indiana
Junior Haley Farris is Behnke scholarship winner
Notre Dame gift aids pharmacogenomics program
Gilbert and Sullivan’s 'Trial by Jury' is May 11, 12

April 2019

Symphony ends 80th season with an ‘1812’ bang
Manchester students create health campaign focusing on alcohol use
Manchester University Commencement is May 18
Manchester offers public forum about DNA and Your Medicine
MU 2019 Giving Day is April 17
Manchester University hosts Youth Triathlon on May 5
Manchester offers coding, LEGO®, robotics day camps
April programs feature Manchester University students
Manchester student picked for Indiana health and physical educators scholarship
Manchester hosts 21st Annual Student Research Symposium
Manchester University Easter Egg Hunt is April 14

March 2019

Expert panel, documentary explore improving health care through lifestyle medicine
Jordan Lee Dooley to speak April 5
International Buffet is April 7
Plain White T’s to take stage at Manchester
Peace Week 2019 is the first week of April
Manchester student to receive Indiana Pharmacists Association scholarship
Recital features compositions by MU’s Debra Lynn 
McFadden signs letter seeking stronger language in Indiana hate crimes bill
The Servant of Two Masters is March 29-31
Manchester offers dramatic thriller play, Why Did You Leave Me?
Student Senate approves “Refugees Welcome” Resolution
Manchester chooses Sodexo as new dining partner 
Maxcey returns with advice: How to become a scientist in psychology and neuroscience
Manchester speaker offers game plan to take dreams to reality
Immigration attorney to speak at Manchester University campuses

February 2019

Appeals court to hear case at Manchester University
Walgreens $5,000 diversity donation aids pharmacy students 
Van Vlerah joins Manchester as vice president for student affairs
Film, speaker at explore changes in attitudes, lives of those labeled with intellectual disabilities
Manchester University makes 2019 Best Value School ranking
Delicate doll fragments gain new life in Oke exhibit at Manchester
Mundra receives New Investigator Award for cancer research
New health sciences initiatives begin with pursuit of nursing program
March brings Friday night music to Cordier Auditorium
MSO celebrates 80th year with guest pianist Pamela Haynes
Works by Manchester University senior artists is on display
Discussion Day explores ‘Race in America: A Unfinished Project?’

January 2019

Cold cancels classes, activities at Manchester University
North Manchester campus launches Spartan Safe Walk program
Fall 2018 Pharmacy Program Dean's List
Fall 2018 Undergraduate Dean's List
Manchester University achieves Premier Blood Partner status
Employers invited to register for Manchester Career Fair 
Manchester offers community health worker course, certification prep
Founder of Jim Crow Museum to speak at MU on holding difficult conversations about race
McFadden to focus on ‘Abundance’ at Manchester Spring Convocation
Pharmacy Today: 23andMe releases pharmacogenomics test that doesn’t require prescriptionThree join Manchester University Board of Trustees

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