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  • Williams publishes another crossword

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 15, 2018

    Posted Oct. 15 - A crossword puzzle,  “Literary Aspirations,” by Professor Leonard Williams,  dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences,  will be published on Thursday, Oct.18, in The Puzzle Society Crossword series. Solve the puzzle in the app and read about it on the blog


  • MiKayla Duzan is Midwest Outstanding Student

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 11, 2018

    Posted Oct. 11 - MiKayla Duzan, a physical education major from Valparaiso, Ind., has received the Midwest Outstanding Student Award from the Society for Health and Physical Educators.

    She will be honored on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Hall of Fame Banquet for the Indiana Society for Health and Physical Educators (InSHAPE). She now advances in the national competition for the Ruth Abernathy Scholarship. Last spring, Duzan was selected by by InSHAPE as its Outstanding Student of the Year. 


  • Reed’s compositions recorded and performed

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 02, 2018

    Posted Oct. 2 - Tim Reed, associate professor of music, will have works recorded and performed on the weekend of Nov. 9. Reed’s “Five Misappropriations for Solo Piano” will be recorded at Radford University in Virginia. Reed’s composition, “Rafah Crossing,” a work for solo cello and electroacoustic fixed media, will be performed at a professional conference for electroacoustic music at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Renowned cellist Nick Photinos of the Grammy-winning group Eighth Blackbird will perform Reed’s work there.


  • Morales certified as community health worker

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 01, 2018

    Posted Oct. 1 - Gabriela Morales, assistant professor of communication studies, has earned her state certification as a community health worker. Morales attended the training at HealthVisions Midwest in Fort Wayne the week of Sept. 17. The certification prepares her to teach the Community Health Work course that Manchester will offer in the spring. Lilly Endowment Inc. funded her training. 

  • Williams presents to Anarchist Studies Network

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 24, 2018

    Posted Sept. 24 - Leonard Williams, dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences and professor of political science, presented a paper titled “Bookchin’s Exemplary Hybridity: From Social Ecology to Libertarian Municipalism” at the meeting of the Anarchist Studies Network, Loughborough, UK, September 12-14, 2018.

  • Reed’s composition to be performed at international festival

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 20, 2018

    Posted Sept. 20 - A composition by Tim Reed, associate professor of music, will be presented in late September at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival in South Korea. The festival is an electronic music conference hosted at the Seoul Arts Festival and Korean National University of Arts. Acceptance to the festival is competitive and Reed’s piece, an electrouacoustic composition called "...the irresistible will of heaven...," was selected from a pool of international applicants.

  • MU students win Honorable Mention at film festival

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 06, 2018

    Posted Sept. 6 - “The Economics of Comic-Con,” a documentary film produced and directed by MU communication studies and digital media students, received an Honorable Mention cash award at the Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival on Aug. 31.

    The students – Kody Smith, Carly Kwiecien, Ciara Knisely, Deric Haynes, Dominic Marietta and Abdul Oguinnake – were excited to see how their film stacked up against submissions from other schools such as Notre Dame, Purdue, Indiana and Huntington universities. The festival was at the Culver Academy in Culver Ind.

    The MU film team also got to hear Judd Case, associate professor of communication studies, and John Zeglis, chair of MU’s Board of Trustees, sing the Manchester University fight song.


  • Watson co-authors in astrophysics journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 31, 2018

    Posted Aug. 31 - Christer Watson, professor of physics, is the co-author of an article, “A Molecular Line Investigation of the Interaction Between Mid-Infrared Bubbles and the Interstellar Medium,” recently published in the Journal of Astrophysics.


  • Gohn publishes in physiology journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 31, 2018

    Posted Aug. 31 - Cassie Gohn, assistant professor in the Niswander Department of Biology, co-authored an article, “Transgelin induces dysfunction of fetal endothelial colony forming cells from gestational diabetic pregnancies,” published in the American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology.


  • Bottorff named outstanding reviewer

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 30, 2018

    Posted Aug. 30 - The board of directors of the journal Pharmacotherapy, upon recommendation by its Scientific Editorial Council, has selected Mike Bottorff as one of six outstanding reviewers for 2018. Chair of pharmacy practice and professor of pharmacy, Bottorff received this honor because the board found his high-quality, timely reviews to be invaluable.