Manchester University / Alumni / @manchester Newsletter Fall 2017

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PGx expands horizons

Manchester’s new online pharmacogenomics program will make earning a PGx degree more convenient for those who are working and raising families. Read more.

Manchester lands STEM grant

A National Science Foundation grant has enabled Manchester to launch the STEM Pathways Academy, whose first cohort has drawn academically gifted students from as far away as Virginia and Texas. Read more

Muir Professor of Peace Studies named

Elton Skendaj, a native of Albania with a rich background in research and work with peace organizations, has been tabbed as Manchester’s first Gladdys Muir Professor of Peace Studies. Read more.

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Environmental studies assists fish
ladder

According to Manchester biology Professor Jerry Sweeten, it’s the first project of its kind in the country:
a fish ladder at the Stockdale Mill dam on Eel River. Read more

Homecoming is... coming

It’ll be a Gold Rush to end all gold rushes on the weekend of Oct. 13-14.  Get in on the fun and catch up with friends and fellow alumni at Homecoming 2017. Read more about what’s on the docket.

Chicago, Chicago

Yes, for the second year in a row, Manchester alumni and friends are invited to join us on a bus trip to That Toddlin’ Town. And just in time for Christmas! The buses roll on Dec. 9. For more information on how to sign up, contact the Manchester alumni office at (888) 257-2586 or alumnioffice@manchester.edu.