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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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OT Students Lending Hands to Elderly

November 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University occupational therapy students are gaining valuable professional expertise in caring for individuals of all ages through community involvement. As part of their Occupational Therapy Evaluation class, fourth-year students will visit the homes of elderly persons November 12-14 to complete home safety assessments. Ashlyn Cunningham, assistant professor of occupational therapy at […]

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Explorer Piques Interest with Campus Lecture

November 9, 2007

A local university recently announced it was sending researchers to Antarctica. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Maryville University hosted a man who has already been there, and to the top of Mount Everest. Peter Hillary delivered a thrilling lecture in the University’s Auditorium to students, faculty and invited guests. Hillary is the son of legendary explorer […]

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Pianist to Headline Next Music at Maryville Concert

November 8, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Award-winning pianist and recording artist Ingrid Jacoby will headline the next concert in the 2007-2008 Music at Maryville series, sponsored by Maryville University. The concert will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, in the University Auditorium. Jacoby will appear with The St. Louis Chamber Orchestra at Maryville University, directed by […]

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Music Lovers, Lend Us Your Ears!

November 1, 2007

ST. LOUIS — See if this situation sounds familiar: You hear a beautiful melody coming from your compact disc player. You try to describe the melody to a friend but you find the right words elusive. You resort to humming the melody and butcher it in the process. You vow to avoid future embarrassing situations […]

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