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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]