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  • Majumder publishes in politics and economics journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Dec 06, 2018

    Posted Dec. 6 - A research paper by Sree Majumder, the Howard and Myra Brembeck Associate Professor of Economics, will be published in Current Politics and Economics of the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2018). The paper is titled “The Dynamic Response of Fractionalization to Public Policy in U.S. Cities."


  • Potts wins first place for paper

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 19, 2018

    Posted Nov. 19 - Mistie Potts, assistant professor of education, received a first-place award for her paper “Self-perceived Creativity Across Grade levels and Conditions” from the National Association for Gifted Children.  The paper, reviewed by experts in the field as well as the evaluation panel, won the category for completed research at the doctorate level.


  • Lynn’s composition 'Mechanical' is performed at Indiana State

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 19, 2018

    Posted Nov. 19 - “Mechanical,” Debra Lynn’s composition for a saxophone quartet, was performed Nov. 8 by “The Moanin’ Saxos” as part of The Student Chamber Music Concert at Indiana State University.  Paul Bro, a saxophone professor at ISU and quartet director, was a guest artist with MU’s Department of Music last year.  Lynn’s composition was commissioned by Mikautadze Dance Theatre of Fort Wayne and premiered by Farrell Vernon and other saxophone professors from IPFW during their June 2016 dance concert.  Since then, “Mechanical” has been performed regularly by various saxophone groups. Lynn is professor of music at choral director at MU.



  • Lynn is guest conductor, composer in residence in Idaho

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 19, 2018

    Posted Nov. 19 - Debra Lynn, professor of music and director of choral studies, was the guest conductor and composer in residence for the Canyon County Honor Choir of Nampa, Idaho, on Nov. 12-14.  She conducted the choir of more than 250 voices in rehearsal for three days and led them in a public performance the final evening.  In addition, the event was the premiere of Lynn’s composition “The Robin,” written specifically for this ensemble with string orchestra and piano.


  • Noureldin chosen for research journal’s editorial board

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 16, 2018

    Posted Nov. 16 - Marwa Noureldin, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been selected to serve on the editorial board of the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy


  • Humphries earns doctorate from Boston University

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 16, 2018

    Posted Nov. 16 - Scott Humphries, assistant professor of music, has earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music education from Boston University. Scott is also director of instrumental studies and music education and is conductor of the Manchester Symphony Orchestra and Manchester University Bands.

    His dissertation is titled Serious About Leisure: A Case Study of a Large Midwest Community Band.  Dr. Humphries’ field of study includes community and lifelong music-making.  He also holds a Master of Arts in Education from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor of Music Education from James Madison University.


  • Mikayla Patterson awarded athletic training scholarship

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 13, 2018

    Posted Nov. 13 - Mikayla Patterson, a senior from Brownsburg, Ind., was awarded the Dwayne Dixon Professional Education Scholarship by the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association. Learn more


  • Gilliar attends Indiana College English Assn. conference

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 13, 2018

    Posted Nov. 13 - Beate Gilliar, professor of English and a long-standing executive board member of the Indiana College English Association, attended the annual conference, “Constructing Identity at the Intersections,” at the University of Indianapolis in October.  A former winner of the Annual Award for Scholarship and Teaching, Gilliar is a regular conference presenter.  She currently serves as a facilitator of the organization’s programming, securing keynote speakers, selecting panelists, reviewing presentation abstracts, and connecting with the national association.   


  • Haynes is musical director of ‘Joseph’ production

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 08, 2018

    Posted Nov. 8 - Pamela Haynes, assistant director of music and director of piano studies, is the guest musical director of Huntington University Theatre Company's production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which runs from Nov. 14-17. 


  • Journal editors name Bottorff an Outstanding Reviewer

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 05, 2018

    Posted Nov. 5 - Pharmacotherapy, the journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, has named Michael Bottorff, chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, an Outstanding Reviewer. The scientific editors of the journal recognized Bottorff for both the number of manuscripts he has reviewed and the quality of his reviews. His service to Pharmacotherapy provides consistent and valuable advice and contributes to the quality of the journal, according to the editors.