@manchester Newsletter Spring 2016

header-mulogo Spring 2016

Manchester travel inspires alum Barbknecht

Manchester graduate Nick Barbknecht’s inquisitiveness about other places was nurtured at MU, where he took several political trips and learned to appreciate the diversity and differences of a diverse and different world. He took that appreciation with him when he left North Manchester – and last summer turned it into a 30-day, 48-state road trip across America spurred on by a man named Randal Olson and a website named Discovery News. Read the full story of Nick’s adventures here


Gladdys Muir goal reached

Manchester has reached its $1.5 million goal to establish the Gladdys Muir Endowed Professorship in Peace Studies. ... read more 

’15 graduates succeed

Ninety-eight percent of Manchester University’s 2015 graduates are either employed or attending graduate school. ... read more 


President’s Notes available in
paperback, e-book

For each month of her 10-year presidency at Manchester, Jo Young Switzer shared her essays, reflections and news in an email communiqué, President’s Notes. Excerpts from those Notes have been collected in a new book, Notes from the President, A Window into Manchester University 2004-2014. The book is available in the Campus Store for $14.95 or can be ordered through the Campus Store online. The Kindle edition is available through Amazon

Outings galore for MU family

Theater, baseball and the zoo are all on the summer outings schedule for MU alumni, families and friends.