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  • Lahman publishes work about service dogs

    by Melinda Lantz | Dec 22, 2016

    Posted Dec. 22 - Mary Lahman, professor of communication studies, has been published in the Dec. 15, 2016, online edition of Health Communication. Lahman, who founded MU Puppies of Ability and Conviction, the University’s service dog program, contributed “By My Side: The University’s First Service Dogs.”

  • Record number of MU students to perform at IMEA

    by Melinda Lantz | Dec 09, 2016

    Posted Dec. 9 - A record number of MU students will perform at The Indiana Music Educators Association (IMEA) conference Jan. 11-14 at the Grand Wayne Center and Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne. This year, the IMEA Intercollegiate Masterworks Ensemble will rehearse and perform Orff’s famous work Carmina Burana. They will be under the direction of Joshua Habermann, music director for the Santa Fe Desert Chorale and director of the Dallas Symphony Choir.

    MU’s selectees are: Mykayla Neilson, alto; Angela Ebert, tenor or alto; MacKenzi Lowry, percussion; Michael Rueff, bass; Kenzie Hare, soprano; Jake Svay, tenor; Clayton Marcum, tenor; Emily Lynn, soprano; Hayley Cochran, alto; Matthew Grothouse, baritone; Sierra Lehman, soprano; and Tiffany Reith, alto.

  • Calka presents at national conference

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 15, 2016

    Posted Nov. 15 - Michelle Calka, assistant professor of communication studies, presented a paper at the National Communication Association annual conference Nov. 10-13 in Philadelphia. Her research paper was titled, “Agenda Setting in U.S. and Cuban Media Coverage of President Obama’s Visit to Cuba.” Michelle also was the conference planner of the Women’s Caucus interest group and now becomes chair.

  • Mayer presents paper at Catholic Academy of Bavaria

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 24, 2016
    Posted Oct. 24 - Seth Mayer, assistant professor of philosophy, presented a paper at the Solidarity in Open Societies conference Oct. 18 and 19 at the Catholic Academy of Bavaria. His paper will be published in an edited volume that will include other selected papers from the conference.
  • Amin to help edit top pharmacy journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 20, 2016

    Posted Oct. 20 - Mohamed Amin, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is the associate editor for international development on the editorial team for Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. Amin will help researchers doing work in Asia, Africa and South America. In addition to the editorial role, he will help researchers improve their work and papers for publication. Amin is passionate about pharmacy practice in the developing world and RSAP is the field’s top journal.


  • Calinski selected for Leadership Fort Wayne

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 17, 2016

    Posted Oct. 17 - Diane Calinski, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is one of 64 people selected for the 2017 Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW) class. The signature adult class of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., LFW is an eight-month program that provides an in-depth view of the community and helps develop leadership skills to benefit the community and the workplace.  


  • Caudill is VP of Embassy Theatre board

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 13, 2016

    Posted Oct. 13 - Embassy Theatre has announced its 2016-17 volunteer board, and Whitney Caudill is vice president. Caudill is the MU vice president for strategic initiatives and external relations. Caudill serves on several non-profit boards and committees in Allen County.

  • Library faculty co-author book chapter

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 13, 2016

    Posted Oct. 13 - MU library faculty colleagues Darla Haines, Rebecca Johnson, Jill Lichtsinn and Edita Sicken, co-authored a book chapter, “Mission possible: Strategic planning for small libraries” in an Association of Colleges and Research Libraries book, The Small and Rural Academic Library: Leveraging Resources and Overcoming Limitations. Published in August 2016, the title is now available at Funderburg Library.

  • DeVries has second book released

    by Loyal Vandenburg | Oct 10, 2016
     - Scott DeVries, who teaches Spanish and Spanish-American literature in Manchester’s Department of Modern Languages, has had a second book released. Brill of Leiden, the Netherlands, has released Creature Discomfort: Fauna-criticism, Ethics and Representation of Animals in Spanish-American Fiction and Poetry. Devries’ first book, A History of Ecology and Environmentalism in Spanish-American Literature, was published by Bucknell University Press in 2013. DeVries’ second book documents the way in which certain texts from Spanish-American literature anticipate concerns from present debates in animal studies.
  • P4 students will present research at AACP annual meeting

    by Loyal Vandenburg | Oct 10, 2016
    Fourth-year pharmacy students Sipan Keshishyan, Marina Rizkalla, Tuan Tran and Vlada Kovalevskaya will present their research at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy annual meeting July 23-27 in Anaheim, Calif. Their work is titled “Nuclear and mitochondrial ultrastructural changes during acetaminophen and dimethylnitrosamine-induced liver injury.”