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Day of Service will put 1,000 Maryville University students, staff and alumni to work at service projects across the region

September 17, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – Maryville University has canceled daytime classes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, so students can give back to the community during a university-wide day of service. As Maryville Reaches Out enters its fifth year, the culture of volunteering and giving back continues to grow on campus. This year volunteers […]

U.S. News & World Report ranks Maryville as a top national university

September 12, 2012

ST. LOUIS   —  U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2012 guide ranks Maryville University in its top “National Universities” category for the second straight year. U.S. News released its annual rankings today (Sept. 12, 2012). This year, Maryville again joins just two other St. Louis institutions, Washington University and St. Louis University, ranked in […]

Maryville Talks Books brings acclaimed authors to St. Louis

September 4, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University’s signature author series, Maryville Talks Books, has a strong lineup this fall, featuring timely works about the killing of Osama bin Laden, the relationship between the Clintons and how it has influenced their lives in politics, and new insights into Thomas Jefferson and how he wielded power. The campus community […]

Maryville – Game Face partnership will give students competitive advantage

August 27, 2012

This fall students in Maryville University’s sport business management program of the John E. Simon School of Business will learn about sports sales and marketing from one of the premier experts in the nation. Rob Cornilles, CEO, founder & head facilitator for Game Face Inc., will teach a semester-long course, “Game Face: Selling in the […]

Maryville University will enroll at least 4,100 students in August; Record high enrollment reflects 18% growth since 2007

August 21, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University President Mark Lombardi announced today that he expects a record high enrollment for fall semester 2012 with at least 4,100 students –an 18 percent increase from five years ago. Maryville will welcome its largest freshman class ever, expecting 400 traditional freshmen who will start their college careers. It will also […]

Maryville University thanks Sigma-Aldrich for generous donations to enhance science labs

August 15, 2012

ST. LOUIS  —  Life science and technology company Sigma-Aldrich Corp. has generously supported Maryville University with about $200,000 worth of laboratory equipment and supplies over the last two years. Maryville University’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Candace Chambers, PhD, thanked Sigma-Aldrich for its contributions. “It allows us to do so much more […]

Ryan Howard Family Foundation helps children attend Maryville University’s Summer Robotics Program

August 1, 2012

ST. LOUIS – Maryville University received a grant from the Ryan Howard Family Foundation providing about a dozen high-ability elementary school students from the St. Louis area free transportation to attend Maryville’s summer robotics program, which runs through Aug. 3. Ryan Howard, the Philadelphia Phillies superstar, grew up in St. Louis and has a history […]

Maryville University leads program to step up science education in St. Louis public schools

July 26, 2012

ST. LOUIS – It’s summer break, but dozens of St. Louis public school teachers are taking part in a Maryville University-led program to promote more scientific inquiry in early childhood education programs at three St. Louis public schools. They will be on site at the Missouri Botanical Garden from Monday, July 30, through Friday Aug. […]

Maryville students hone research skills at Shaw Nature Reserve

July 25, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – At the Shaw Nature Reserve, five Maryville University undergraduate students and Maryville Assistant Professor of Biology Kyra Krakos are conducting field research this month that could help scientists identify how changes in the region’s climate impact local plant communities. Students, led by Krakos, are wrapping plants in gauze-like fabric to help them […]

Maryville University receives $100,000 from Monsanto Fund; Grant will be used to spark teens’ interest in science

July 24, 2012

ST. LOUIS  – Educators at Maryville University will develop new approaches for teaching chemistry in high schools thanks to a generous $100,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company. The program, “Bubbles, Baubles and Beakers: Engaging High School Students in Scientific Inquiry through the Chemistry of Personal Products, Jewelry and […]