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AU students participate in Anderson Symphony Orchestra

Fri, 2010-12-03 08:00 -- univcomm
December 3, 2010

Each year, a handful of students participate in the Anderson Symphony Orchestra in addition to all of their usual classes, homework, and activities on campus. ASO is the community’s local orchestra and performs about five times a year. It is directed by Dr. Richard Sowers, professor of music at Anderson University. Three AU students, Val Fagan, Haley Ferguson, and Ben Rexroth, shared their experiences in the orchestra.

SOE receives gift for new Technology Laboratory

Tue, 2010-11-30 15:06 -- univcomm
November 30, 2010

Thanks to a generous gift from the estate of the late Robert Austin, the Center for Educational Technology (CET) at Anderson University will be the home of the Robert and Marjorie Austin Education Technology Laboratory. The new laboratory features a faculty development area, a student exploratory area, and a state-of-the-art electronic classroom center.

AU grad Kyle P. Lacy helps businesses tap into social media

Tue, 2010-11-30 08:58 -- univcomm
November 30, 2010

Kyle P. Lacy has become known as a bit of an expert on how to use social media to promote business clients large and small.

Just four years out of college, he and a business partner have built Indianapolis marketing startup MindFrame into an over-$320,000-a-year enterprise. [Editor's note: Lacy graduated from Anderson University in 2006.]

AU history professor publishes "Murder in Their Hearts"

Fri, 2010-11-26 08:00 -- univcomm
November 26, 2010

About eight years ago, Dr. David Murphy, Anderson University professor and chair of the history and political science department, graded a paper concerning the Fall Creek Massacre. Usually Murphy sees grading as a “bit of drudgery” in an otherwise enjoyable profession, but this time the situation yielded a different result. “It was the story itself that drew me,” explained Murphy. That story led Murphy to write Murder in Their Hearts.

Professors serve within the community

Wed, 2010-11-24 08:00 -- univcomm
November 24, 2010

Between lectures, staff meetings, and ungraded exams, many of Anderson University’s faculty devote time and energy to various organizations within the city of Anderson. Whether it’s serving food to those in need, helping the blind learn about God, or working with those who are struggling, many of AU’s faculty put their whole hearts into service and receive more than they give.

Not that different after all

Dinner, with a different taste

Tue, 2010-11-23 08:05 -- univcomm
November 23, 2010

For some, going out to dinner results in the difficult decision of what to eat. The International Student Association at Anderson University offers a solution to this problem by hosting an annual dinner open to the public where one can feast on traditional cultural favorites from all over the world and experience one-of-a-kind performances. This year’s theme was “Unity in Diversity.”

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