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  • MS in PGx grows tenfold in five years

    by Anne Gregory | Feb 02, 2022

    Updated Jan. 13 - Pharmacogenomics (MS in PGx) at Manchester is the most popular master's degree program in the nation for genome sciences. Its first semester had eight students. It had 81 in fall 2021. Read more.

  • All-Academic Teams

    by Anne Gregory | Jan 30, 2022
    Posted Jan. 30 -- The Manchester University women's and men's cross country programs were honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as All-Academic Team recipients. The women posted a team GPA of 3.74 and ranked 25th in this year's listings. The men posted a team GPA of 3.25. Four Spartans were also recognized as All-Academic Athletes by the USTFCCCA: Elizabeth Lohman, Lauren Smith, Thomas Richardson and Enrique Salazar. Learn more.
  • Spartans perform with select Indiana Intercollegiate Band

    by Anne Gregory | Jan 27, 2022

    Posted Jan. 27 -- Five Manchester University students were selected to perform with the Indiana Intercollegiate Band during the Indiana Music Education Association professional development conference Jan. 13-15 in Fort Wayne: Alexis Crawford, Kyle Bailey, Erika Renbarger, Joel Kelley and Lydia Kelly. Learn more.

  • Scholar All-America

    by Anne Gregory | Jan 26, 2022
    Posted Jan. 26 -- The Manchester University women's swimming and diving team earned Scholar All-America honors from the Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America for the fall semester. They posted a team GPA of 3.34. Learn more.
  • 398 students make Fall 2021 Dean's List

    by Anne Gregory | Jan 25, 2022
    Posted Jan. 25 -- Congratulations to 398 Manchester University students for making the Fall 2021 Dean's List
  • Beckett contributes to guide for pharmacists

    by Anne Gregory | Jan 19, 2022
    Posted Jan. 19 -- Robert D. Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice (drug information) and director of the MU Drug Information Center, and Genevieve Lynn Ness of Belmont University wrote a chapter about assessing drug promotions in the seventh edition of Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists published by McGraw Hill. 
  • Erickson-Pesetski is Humane Fort Wayne volunteer of the year

    by Anne Gregory | Dec 16, 2021

    Posted Dec. 16 – Stacy Erickson-Pesetski, professor of English and associate dean of academic affairs, has been honored by Humane Fort Wayne as the 2021 Shelter Volunteer of the Year.

    It was presented in December in grateful appreciation of her “extraordinary service and dedication” to the lifesaving work of Humane Fort Wayne

  • Paper on triage teaching during COVID wins top prize

    by Anne Gregory | Dec 16, 2021
    Posted Dec. 16 – Tim McKenna-Buchanan, Manchester University associate professor of communication studies, along with co-authors Stevie Munz (Utah Valley University) and Anna Wright (Illinois College) were awarded Top Paper at the National Communication Association Basic Course Division for their paper: Triage Teaching in the Basic Communication Course: Renewing Teacher Self-Efficacy During COVID-19. This paper will soon be published in Routledge COVID-19 Pandemic Series Volume III.
    The series examines the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals, communities, countries and the larger global society from a social scientific perspective.
  • Smith elected to chair AACP Council of Deans

    by Anne Gregory | Dec 13, 2021
    Posted Dec. 13 -- W. Thomas Smith, professor and dean of pharmacy and graduate life sciences, has been elected to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Council of Deans for three years: as chair-elect starting in July, chair and immediate past chair. He will also represent the Council on the AACP Board of directors for the three years.
    The Council of Deans consists of deans of the more than 140 colleges/schools of pharmacy, as well as assistant and associate deans in pharmacy. Currently, there are more than 600 members in the Council from around the country.
  • MU faculty present on intersections of peace studies, environment

    by User Not Found | Dec 09, 2021

    Posted Dec. 9 - Professor Suzanne Beyeler, director of environmental studies, and Professor Katy Gray Brown, director of peace studies, presented to the Environmental Education graduate program at Goshen College's Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center.  Their presentation, "Faith, Peacemaking and the Environment," highlighted the intersections of environmental studies and peace studies at Manchester, and their programs' initiatives to develop new collaborations on issues of peacebuilding and environmental resiliency.