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Education Club Brightens Holidays for Schoolchildren

December 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS — As the first semester of Maryville University’s 2007-08 academic year comes to an end, the University’s yearlong “Maryville Reads…One Book…One Community” program, with its featured book, The Freedom Writers Diary, continues to inspire intellectual debate and a spirit of philanthropy throughout the campus community. Students, faculty and staff from across academic disciplines […]

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Kaldi’s Coffeehouse ‘Brewing’ on campus

December 11, 2007

Changes are brewing at Maryville University and they’re coming in both caffeinated and decaffeinated forms as a Kaldi’s Coffeehouse will open on campus in Spring 2008. The business will be located in the space now occupied by the Kresge Lobby and the Morton J. May Art Gallery, adjacent to the University Library. “The addition of […]

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Bruzzini Using Grant to Aid City Teachers

December 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — A Maryville University faculty member has received one of seven outreach grants awarded nationally by the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). The $3,000 matching grant will allow Kristen Bruzzini, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology, to teach innovative ways of anatomy instruction to eight St. Louis City high school science teachers and […]

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Project Makes Education Majors “Street Smart”

December 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — The term “street smart” has taken on a whole new meaning for sophomores in Maryville University’s School of Education. As part of their School and Society class, the students completed an in-depth project in which they researched and became familiar with an entire street in St. Louis. They worked on the project […]

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Gallery Exhibit to Focus on Photography

November 28, 2007

ST. LOUIS — The art of photography can be a very moving experience, both for the photographer and the viewer. For Sarah Zickler of St. Louis, a senior studio art major at Maryville University, creating these visual works is a satisfying and rewarding experience. Beginning December 2 and running through January 10, Zickler will showcase […]

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Biochem Program To Add Elements of Success for Students

November 26, 2007

ST. LOUIS — To complement its existing programs in biology and chemistry and to supply demand in a burgeoning career field, Maryville University is launching a new bachelor of science major in biochemistry, which will become effective with the start of the 2008 Fall Semester. “Knowledge and career opportunities in the field of biochemistry are […]

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Driving Up Applications Through Highway Closure

November 15, 2007

St. Louis’ main highway, Interstate 64 or Highway 40, will close between Ballas Road and I-170 at the beginning of the new year. Realizing the potential crippling effect this will have on motorists who are pursuing an academic degree at one of the many universities in St. Louis, Maryville University has taken the lead to […]

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Frandsen Reaches

November 14, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Geralyn Frandsen, Ed.D., associate professor of nursing at Maryville University, has been elected to the governance committee of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society, an achievement which she says represents “the pinnacle of [her] career.” Frandsen’s election was announced at the Society’s 39th biennial convention in Baltimore, Md., which she […]

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OT Study Question: Teens Ready for Adulthood?

November 13, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Most teenagers clamor to be treated as adults but are they ready for adult responsibilities? A group of Maryville University researchers hopes to find a scientific answer to that question. Regardless of the answer, however, the research team, comprised of Ashlyn Cunningham, assistant professor of occupational therapy, and graduate students Tricia Stelzer, […]

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Shattering Stereotypes of Poverty

November 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS — When most people hear the word “poverty,” an image of a homeless man living on city streets comes to mind. Not many realize that poverty is not limited to certain areas. On Sunday, Dec. 2, the Keith Lovin Institute for Leadership and Values at Maryville University, along with Faith Beyond Walls, will […]

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