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I. D. Program Part of Fashion Runway

October 1, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University senior Interior Design major Lauren Elliott will have the opportunity to be a “role model” on Thursday, Oct. 4, when she takes the stage during IIDA Fashion Runway, a fashion show sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). Elliott of St. Charles will be […]

Cutting-edge course brings technology in focus

September 21, 2007

New this fall at Maryville University is a specialized course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), taught by Todd Brenningmeyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of art history at Maryville. According to Brenningmeyer, the introductory course deals with the theory and application of GIS with a primary focus on historical and archeological sites, incorporating a lab component employing […]

Alumni Artwork Approaching

September 18, 2007

ST. LOUIS — A face is the usual place where one would wear a mask. Not so, however, in the world of metalsmith and Maryville University graduate Maribeth Meyer, who creates metal necklaces featuring masks as pendants. Meyer will be among the Maryville graduates showing their work in the University’s annual Alumni Art Exhibit, which […]

Maryville University to Host School Law Seminar

August 2, 2007

ST. LOUIS — In the St. Louis area, everyone prepares for the start of the school year in different ways. Students stock up on school supplies. Teachers decorate their classrooms. And for almost a quarter of a century, principals and superintendents have received updates on the latest legal issues facing school districts. That tradition continues […]

Interns Finding Summer H-OK!

July 16, 2007

ST. LOUIS — To work among the best, you have to be the best. Two Maryville University art and design majors are proving that this summer through internships they secured at St. Louis architectural firm Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum (HOK). HOK is widely regarded nationally and internationally as one of the top firms in its […]

Murray Snares National Writing Award

June 6, 2007

ST. LOUIS – In a media age where air time and print space is seemingly dictated by those who can yell the loudest or be the most vitriolic in their comments, Germaine Murray, associate professor of English at Maryville University, prefers the method of gentle persuasion. Using that approach has earned her a national writing […]

Rudolphi Takes Third in National Competition

May 29, 2007

By placing high in a national interior design competition, Maryville University junior Kate Rudolphi will live every artist’s dream from June 11-13 by having her work seen by thousands during an industry show in Chicago. Rudolphi of Noble, Ill., snared third place in the student division of the Delano and Adagiato Design Challenge sponsored by […]

Aspiring Artists Nab Scholarships

May 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University has announced its annual Art & Design Scholarships for the 2007-2008 academic year. Scholarship recipients are chosen through a competition overseen by Maryville’s Art & Design faculty. The 2007-08 Art & Design Scholarship recipients, along with their hometowns, are: • Lindsay Harris of Independence, Mo., daughter of Kevin and Lisa […]

CSI As Not Seen On TV

April 27, 2007

As a 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department — six as a dispatcher and seven as a patrol officer — Geriann Brandt, an adjunct criminology professor at Maryville University, knows homicides are not solved in the tidy, concise way portrayed on television by “CSI” and similar shows. That is the core message […]

Longtime Secretary Retiring After 23 Years

April 27, 2007

When she stops to think about it, Juanita Aycock has worked at Maryville University for more than half of her married life and for longer than she lived in her childhood home in Arkansas. These realizations alone did not prompt Aycock’s decision to retire but they did give her pause. “I actually started thinking about […]


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