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  • Madalyn Metzger elected

    by Anne Gregory | Jul 12, 2022
    Manchester University Trustee Madalyn Metzger, Class of 1999, has been elected to serve as moderator-elect  at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in 2023 and will be moderator of the 2024 Annual Conference. Learn more.
  • Publication by Tim McKenna-Buchanan

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 23, 2022

    “Let’s talk about it: Identifying microaggressions and applying supportive communication climates through interpersonal role-plays” by Associate Professor Tim McKenna-Buchanan’s is in the journal Communication Teacher

    It is designed to help students identify microaggressions and apply supportive communication climates of description, problem orientation, and empathy through communicative behaviors.

  • Publication with Dave Kisor

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 17, 2022
    Gammal RS, Lee YM, Petry NJ, Iwuchukwu O, Hoffman JM, Kisor DF, Empey PE. Pharmacists Leading the Way to Precision Medicine: Updates to the Core Pharmacist Competencies In Genomics. April 2022 American Jour-nal of Pharmaceutical Education. DOI:
  • AACP Geriatric SIG Award recipients

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 17, 2022
    Kudos to the Manchester's AACP Geriatric SIG Award recipients:
    • Excellence in Leadership: Teresa DeLellis
    • Excellence in Research: Marwa Noureldin
    They will be recognized at the 2022 AACP Annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas, during the Geriatric SIG Networking Session on July 25.
  • ACCP Best Drug Information Poster

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 17, 2022
    Rob Beckett worked with incoming PGx student Ella Machall and PharmD alumnus Valentina Priest to present a poster, “Description of statistical and clinical significance in abstracts of pharmacy studies” at the ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium. They won the Best Drug Information Poster Award.
  • Bollinger picked for NextGen Scientist Program

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 08, 2022
    Laura Bollinger director of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics (MSNGx) programon, has been selected for the National Dairy Council’s NextGen Scientist Program. The National Dairy Council has selected 5-8 early career researchers to work together with mentors to develop research questions, write grant proposals, effectively communicate findings and establish relationships across institutions over the next two to three years. The NextGen Scientists will get together approximately monthly virtually and in person to learn, network, collaborate and present at conferences. 
  • Brumbaugh-Smith appointed to endowed chair in mathematical sciences

    by Anne Gregory | May 26, 2022
    James Brumbaugh-Smith has been appointed as the Isaac and Etta H. Oppenheim Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences. Learn more.
  • Academic All-HCAC honors

    by Anne Gregory | May 25, 2022
    This spring 32 Manchester student athletes earned Academic All-HCAC honors. Learn more. 
  • Two Spartans qualify for nationals

    by Anne Gregory | May 21, 2022

    The NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Track and Field Committee announced participants in the 2022 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. For Manchester, junior Enrique Salazar and first-year Carley Camp will represent the Black and Gold at this year's national championships. Salazar will compete in the 10,000m while Camp will throw in the shot put.

  • 2022 Summer Research Grant Recipients

    by Anne Gregory | May 20, 2022

    Faculty Artistic and Creative Endeavor:

    • Greg Clark, professor of physics – Development of Prototype Low-Cost Water Column Measurement Devices
    • Pam Haynes, assistant professor of music – Music Curriculum Development, Design and Implementation (Piano)
    • Debra Lynn, professor of music and department chair – Apprenticeship in Opera Composition and Production with Stewart Copeland
    • Jeff Osborne, professor of chemistry and director of Biology-Chemistry Program – Facilitation of Timetabling Software Implementation for Course Scheduling at MU

    Faculty-Student Summer Research Grant:

    • Tim McKenna-Buchanan, associate professor of communication studies, and student researcher Danielle Carlson – Exploring Communication Privacy Management Strategies of LGBTQ K-12 Teachers
    • Jeff Osborne, professor of chemistry and director of Biology-Chemistry Program, and student researcher Madison Downes – Characterization of 1,3-Diphenylpropane, Ritalinic Acid, and Alendronate Sodium Novel Biodegradation Pathways
    • Gabriela Tafoya, assistant professor of political science, and student researcher Jennette Olvera –- Comparative Welfare Entitlements Project (CWEP) 2022
    •  Kyle Watson, assistant professor of chemistry and student researcher Natalie Kotlin – Using Hetero Diels-Alder Cycloadditions to make Biologically Useful Molecules