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Faculty, Staff To Learn About Suicide Prevention

March 14, 2007

Tragic in nature, the act of suicide is doubly so because it can be prevented in most cases, says a local mental health expert. “Suicide is all about ambivalence,” said Steve Estopare, program director for the Mental Health Association of Greater St. Louis. “Most people do not want to die. They just see no escape […]

Design Work on Display at Plaza

March 13, 2007

For the second year in a row, Maryville University’s Senior Graphic Design Show will be held in the Center Court of Plaza Frontenac. The show, featuring the work of 22 Maryville students, opens March 22 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., and runs through April 1. “Design is a part of everyday life […]

Annual MABHE Convention Comes to Maryville

March 12, 2007

Congressman William “Lacy” Clay and Michael V. Roberts, J.D., chairman and CEO of The Roberts Companies, will be among those appearing at the 17th annual conference of the Missouri Association for Blacks in Higher Education, to be held April 12-14 at Maryville University. This is the first year that Maryville has hosted the conference, which […]

Ron Chernow Headlines Speakers Series

March 12, 2007

Essayist and author Ron Chernow will be the the next speaker in the 2006-07 Maryville University St. Louis Speakers Series. Chernow will give his lecture at 8 p.m., Thursday, March 22, at Powell Symphony Hall. As a critic, essayist, commentator and business writer, Chernow’s work is revered. As the author of The House of Morgan; […]

Women’s Health Week Debuts March 25

March 2, 2007

In an effort to take academic theory out of the classroom, Carrie Ellis-Kalton, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Maryville University, (right) has declared the week of March 25-30 “Maryville Women’s Health and Well-Being Week.” Plans for the week include a health fair and a 5K run to benefit a local women’s organization. Ellis-Kalton, who […]

Alice Jensen wins Anna Moudy Award

March 2, 2007

For Alice Jensen, associate professor of nursing at Maryville University, teaching is a total body experience. “For me, it is an endeavor of the heart and mind,” said Jensen, recipient of the University’s 2007 Anna Moudy Award for Excellence in Education. “I take my teaching seriously and reflect upon it continually.” Jensen, who has taught […]

Sophomore Nabs First In Singing Competition

March 2, 2007

In January, Maryville University sophomore Erica Lyles led the crowd in the singing of “Lift Every Voice” at the University’s Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration. Recently, Lyles of Ballwin lifted her own voice to take first place among sophomore women at the St. Louis regional auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing […]

Michael Medved Next In Maryville University Speakers Series

February 28, 2007

With the Academy Awards held earlier this week, a lecture by a film critic is especially timely. And film critic is just one of many titles held by Michael Medved, the next speaker in the 2006-07 Maryville University St. Louis Speakers Series. Medved will deliver his remarks at 8 p.m., Thursday, March 1, at Powell […]

Hawkeye is Happy in Show-Me State

February 28, 2007

Though she has at least another year before she enters her chosen field of interior design, Nicki Steffen already has learned the first rule of the profession. “Never call us interior decorators, that will be sure to get you a nasty look,” Steffen said with a laugh. Steffen of Iowa City is a junior majoring […]

“An Inconvenient Truth” set for March 15

February 28, 2007

Maryville University has rescheduled its screening and panel discussion of the Academy-Award-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” for Thursday, March 15, in the Auditorium at 7 p.m. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Academy of Sciences, is free and open to the public. The event is rescheduled from last month when it was postponed due […]


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