Issue 74 – April-May 2019

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University pursues nursing program

  1.  It’s a natural extension of Manchester’s strengths in the health sciences.
  2. The new major will create synergies with existing MU programs, such as pharmacogenomics, global health and health communication.
  3. Demand in the profession is very high and many regions are experiencing shortages.

These are three great reasons Manchester is developing a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Dr. Lea A. Johnson, vice president for health science initiatives, is planning for the launch of the program, which will be infused with Manchester’s liberal arts competencies and advance the University’s mission to improve the human condition. Read more.

MU chooses new dining service

SodexoAt Manchester University, improving the student experience in every way has always been paramount. To that end, MU has chosen a new dining service, Sodexo. The new service will begin June 1 and will feature healthy from-scratch meals using locally sourced ingredients from Indiana farms and fisheries. Learn more

Manchester University is a Best Value School.

Manchester a best value again

College Factual, which measures institutions of higher learning based on bang for the buck, has ranked Manchester University as one of the nation’s best schools for the money. MU ranked in the top 10 percent nationally of all colleges reviewed in College Factual’s Best for the Money ranking. Learn more.

FAFSA deadline approaching fafsa-small-2018

Want help qualifying for college, state and federal financial assistance? FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the most important step in doing that, and in securing an affordable education. Deadline for applying is April 15. Here’s how you can do it online now!


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Dates you should know

Pharmacy Programs Visit Day


Preview Day (Visit event for prospective students)


Giving Day


Good Friday (No classes)

21Easter Sunday
2626th Annual Student Research Symposium

Final exams

17Hooding Ceremony for Pharmacy graduates


Find more MU events on our Campus Calendar.

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