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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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Exhibit Promises “Explosion of Color”

October 31, 2007

Eric Woods hopes patrons attending the latest exhibit at Maryville University’s Morton J. May Foundation Gallery will find the artwork sparkling, sizzling and exploding in color. One would expect no less from Woods, owner of The Firecracker Press, a St. Louis graphic design studio and printing press, whose staff created the exhibit. “We’ve plastered the […]

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Faculty Present Expertise at International Conference

October 26, 2007

Having conducted studies on their teaching and the learning of their students, nine Maryville University faculty members will present their research at the 27th international Lilly conference on college teaching from Nov 15-18 at Miami (Ohio) University. “Being a researcher in teaching means studying your own teaching and your students’ learning,” explained Mary Ellen Finch, […]

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Oct. 28 Rally Urges Survivors To Reclaim Their Lives

October 25, 2007

ST. LOUIS — According to national studies, one in four college women will be the victim of sexual assault on campus; and every two-and-a-half minutes, somewhere in America, a sexual assault occurs. Stacy never imagined she would be a statistic. But she is and she will share her powerful and frightening story at a Take […]

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Gulas Wins State Physical Therapy Award

October 19, 2007

Recently in Minnesota, Charles Gulas, Ph.D., PT, dean of Maryville University’s School of Health Professions, presented an award as part of his duties with the American Physical Therapy Association. On Oct. 12, back home in St. Louis, Gulas was on the receiving end as he was presented the Missouri Physical Therapy Association Eastern District’s Helen […]

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VP Inducted into Hall of Fame

October 19, 2007

ST. LOUIS —It’s not Cooperstown or Canton, but in the world of student activities, it is. Beth Triplett, Ed.D., vice president for enrollment at Maryville University, was recently inducted into the National Association for Campus Activities Hall of Fame. She will receive her award at the NACA Mid America Regional Conference, to be held from […]

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