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  • Jenifer Lee study to be showcased

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Jenifer Lee, a junior from Rockville, Ind., has had her case study accepted by the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association, a district organization for athletic training. Lee’s study, a poster presentation titled “Effects of Tarsal Coalition on a Female Basketball Player: A Case Study,” will be showcased at the annual GLATA meeting in March in Chicago. “This is the first poster submitted and accepted by GLATA for MU since I have been at the University,” said Associate Professor Jeff Beer, chair of the Exercise Science and Athletic Training Department. “This is a great honor to have her represent our program and school at this event.”
  • Faculty members publish chapter in book

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    A research paper on inequality in economics and political science has landed three Manchester University faculty members in a book.

    Leonard Williams, dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences, and co-authors John Deal, associate professor, and Matt Hendryx, visiting instructor, presented “Rediscovery Inequality: From Bush to Piketty” in November 2014 to a conference on “Capitalism & Socialism: Utopianism, Globalization, and Revolution.” It was subsequently reviewed and accepted as a chapter in A New Social Question: Capitalism, Socialism and Utopia, which has just been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    The book is edited by Casey Harison, a history professor at the University of Southern Indiana.

  • MU musicians tabbed for Indiana Collegiate Band

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    Three Manchester University musicians have been selected to play in the 2016 Indiana Collegiate Band. Percussionist MacKenzi Lowry ’16, euphonium player Kevin Friermood ’16 and horn player Laura Dickey ’18 will perform Jan. 14-16 at the Indiana Music Educators Association Conference in Fort Wayne. They’ll be performing pieces from various composers under the direction of University of Michigan Director of Bands and Professor Emeritus H. Robert Reynolds. Other Indiana schools represented in the Indiana Collegiate Band include Indiana, Notre Dame and Ball State.



  • Costello-Harris publishes research

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    Aron Costello-Harris, assistant professor of biology, had an article published in a recent issue of Ethology  Ecology and Evolution. “Investigation of female house mice (Mus musculus domesticus) by males in relation to the presence and absence of anogenital odors from dominant or subordinate males” was published in the October 2015 issue of the journal.



  • Dougal nominated for 'Forty under 40'

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Zach Dougal, assistant professor of exercise science and athletic training, has been nominated for the "Forty under 40" award from Fort Wayne Business Weekly magazine forhis work in educating the public about concussions. 
  • Naragon has 19 entries in new reference work

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Steve Naragon, professor of philosophy, has 19 entries in a recently published German reference work on philosopher Immanuel Kant (Kant-Lexikon, edited by Marcus Willaschek, et al., 3 vols., Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2015). In translation, Steve’s articles are on the concepts 'automaton', 'touch', 'brain', 'hearing', 'smell', 'skin', 'heart', 'body', 'machine', 'nerves', 'physiognomy', 'physiology', 'sound', 'vision', 'deafness', 'sensory deception', and 'technicism',  as well as entries on an essay by Kant (“On the Organ of the Soul”) and on the contemporary anatomist Samuel Thomas Sömmering.
  • Works from MU chosen for art show

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    Manchester University accounted for 15 of the 69 pieces selected by judges for the 92 County Art Show at the Clark Gallery of the Honeywell Center. That’s MU’s largest share in the history of the show, according to Jena Oke, associate professor of art. The awards reception is at 7 p.m., Feb. 22.

    The 15 works were from:

    • Jeff Diesburg (assistant professor), three entries—1st place award in Other Art Forms category
    • Bailey Harmon (art major, first year) one entry
    • Jess Klemm (art minor, junior), one entry
    • Micah Kunzer (art major, first year) two entries—3rd place Drawing category, one Honorable Mention
    • Caleb Noffsinger (art minor, senior), one entry
    • Ejenobo Oke (associate professor), one entry—3rd place in Other Art Forms category
    • Sarandon Smith (art major, sophomore), one entry
    • Lauren Wade (art minor, first year), one entry
    • Marcus Willshaw (art minor, first year), two entries
    • Blake Woodward (art major, senior), two entries—2nd place in Drawing category
  • Hicks publishes in IAS journal Proceedings

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    Associate Professor Dave Hicks, chair of the Niswander Department of Biology, published an article in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science.  “Plasticity of Aesculus Glabra (Hippocastanaceae) Leaf Traits Along Small-Scale Light Gradients Within Forest Stands” appears in Vol. 124, No. 1 of Proceedings.

  • Ersin appointed chair of APHA program committee

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Özlem Ersin, associate professor and assistant department chair of pharmaceutical sciences, has been appointed chair of the program committee – Medical Care Section of the American Public Health Association. In this capacity, she will lead planning work for the scientific content at the organization’s annual meeting, which is in Denver this year. Ersin is currently a governing councilor of the same organization.
  • Leatherberry wins award at mock trial

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Manchester University junior Briana Leatherberry scored a perfect 20 points to earn an Outstanding Attorney Award at the 2016 Hoosier Hoedown Invitational mock trial at Indiana University Jan. 23-24. The event took place at the Maurer School of Law on the IU campus in Bloomington. Leatherberry is a Hammond Morton High School alum.