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  • Mayer’s article is in Public Seminar

    by Melinda Lantz | May 16, 2019

    Posted May 16 - Seth Mayer, assistant professor of philosophy, published an article in Public Seminar titled, "What Criminal Justice Reformers Can Learn from the Green New Deal." Read it here.


  • Haley Farris is Behnke scholarship winner

    by Melinda Lantz | May 14, 2019

    Posted May 14 - Junior Haley Farris has been chosen to receive the Indiana Athletic Trainers' Association Robert S. Behnke Professional Education Scholarship. It will be presented at the association’s annual meeting on June 3 in Indianapolis. Learn more


  • Skendaj presents research, pedagogy throughout the year

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 22, 2019

    Posted April 22 - Elton Skendaj, Muir Associate Professor in Peace Studies, has been actively presenting on peace studies research and pedagogy during the 2018-2019 academic year. On Oct. 1 at the University of Toledo, he presented research on “Strategic Peacebuilding: Rebuilding Institutions after Civil War,” as well as a pedagogical presentation on “Student Stories: Using Digital Media for Civic Engagement in Peace Studies courses.”

    Skendaj also presented a paper titled “Externally driven Rule of Law: International Experts, Political Patronage and Domestic Accountability in Weak States” at a research workshop on Internationalizing Kosovoat Arizona State University Jan. 30-31. He made a teaching presentation on “Acting the Change through Theatre of the Oppressed” at the Fort Wayne Teaching and Learning Conference on Feb. 22. Skendaj will present a paper on “Re-presenting ‘Albanian studies’ in the West” at the International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society in Pomorie, Bulgaria, June 10-11.

    As the current president of the scholarly Society for Albanian Studies, Skendaj chaired the organization’s annual meeting of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies in Boston December 6-9. He participated at the Alliance for Peacebuilding conference in Washington, D.C., Oct. 24-25. And in March, he chaired the panel on The International Experience of Migration at the 2019 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference where four MU students presented papers on refugees and stateless people in Lebanon, Jordan, Nigeria and Dominican Republic.


  • Abdelmageed, Hetrick speak at IPA convention

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 18, 2019

    Posted April 18 - Greg Hetrick, director of admissions and enrollment management for Pharmacy Programs, presented on “Enrolling and Graduating the Right Students: Challenges and Strategies in an Ever-Changing Pharmacy Landscape” at the Indiana Pharmacists Association (IPA) annual convention in Indianapolis April 12 and 13. Ahmed Abdelmageed, assistant dean of student, alumni and community engagement, also presented at the convention on “Caring for Diverse Patient Populations.” 


  • Mohan appointed to LEARN Resource Center board

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 18, 2019

    Posted April 18 - Shekher Mohan, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has joined the board of the LEARN Resource Center. LEARN Resource Center provides before school, after school and summer programs for students in grades K-6 in underserved areas.



  • Cogley-Pifko, Grubb Selected For YLNI Planning Committee

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 18, 2019

    Posted April 18 - Julie Cogley-Pifko, assistant director of admissions and enrollment management for Pharmacy Programs, and McKenzie Grubb, admissions counselor for Pharmacy Programs, have been selected to serve on the College Leadership Institute Planning Committee for 2019-2020 with the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI). Julie and McKenzie were selected in December for the 2019 YLNI Leadership Institute Class which graduated April 17. 


  • MU students participate in peace conference at ND

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 17, 2019

    Posted April 17 - A group of Manchester University students presented a panel on migration research at the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference on March 30. The theme of this year’s conference was “Expanding Circles” and focused on inclusive peace-building. Manchester’s panel was comprised of Chris François, Kendall Brown, Kelleen Cullison and Susu Lassa. They discussed Syrian refugees in the United States versus Jordan and IDPs in Nigeria, among other topics.

  • Smithson presents at two conferences, chairs panel

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 17, 2019

    Posted April 17 - Tara Smithson recently attended the Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference in April 11-14 in Lexington.  She chaired a panel on “Gender, Sex and Sexuality” and she presented a paper titled, “Elle se prend pour Jeanne d'Arc: Gender and Innocence in the Cases of Joan of Arc and Djamila Boupacha.”

    On May 9-12, Smithson will attend the International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Mich., to present a paper titled “The Redhead and the Widow: Gender Models and Modifications in Joan of Arc's Two Trials.”


  • Mayer presents at Philosophical Association workshop

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 17, 2019

    Posted April 17 - Seth Mayer, assistant professor of philosophy, presented research at the Indiana Philosophical Association Spring Workshop on the Philosophy of Oppression on April 13 at Ball State University.


  • Gray Brown edits volume on nonviolence

    by Melinda Lantz | Apr 12, 2019

    Posted April 12 - A volume edited and with an introduction by Katy Gray Brown, associate professor of philosophy and peace studies and director of the Peace Studies Institute, has been published by Brill Press.  "Nonviolence: Critiquing Assumptions, Examining Frameworks" is co-edited with fellow Manchester graduate and former visiting faculty member Michael Patterson Brown.