Most students and professors spend their summers outdoors, on vacation and enjoying their time away from school. Dr. Kimberly Lyle-Ippolito, professor of biology at Anderson University, however, spent her summer conducting research.
Lyle-Ippolito and her student assistant, senior biology major Julie Gosney, tested bacteria in mice who were fed varying diets, to see the different effects on weight gain.
When he started college 10 years ago, Matthew Douglass (a 2006 Anderson University graduate) didn't intend to become a cancer exercise specialist, but these days he's sure glad he opened his eyes to the possibilities in the field.
The health and wellness guru now spends his days trying to motivate cancer patients and survivors who inspire him regularly to appreciate all that life has to offer.
The Anderson University Athletic department will induct five former student-athletes into the Class of 2011 Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 22, during the annual banquet in the Kardatzke Wellness Center at 6:30 p.m.
The 2011 class includes David Edwards, Sara Rychener-Burkholder, Jim Usher, Monica Hostetler, and Norbert Schenhals.
Anderson University 2010 graduate Phillip Crawshaw is living proof that hard work and determination can turn dreams into reality. Although he had no prior dance experience before attending AU, Crawshaw is now a professional dancer at the Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre (GHDT), located in Carmel, Ind. Though his dream was not realized until his sophomore year of college, Crawshaw’s perseverance has led him to a place in a prestigious dance company.
If we must take Irving Berlin in short shots, a current Anderson University production offers the right dosage.
“I Love a Piano” rolls through dozens of Berlin hits in a breezy 95 minutes that covers all of Berlin’s bases. Most are in pleasing medleys with some standout performances from members of AU’s chorale departments, all under keen pacing from director Laurel Goetzinger and conductor David Duncan.
It’s been almost more than three years since Steven Curtis Chapman lost his youngest daughter to an car accident.
The Anderson University Falls School of Business presents Killbuck Trails: Fall Fest and Haunted Woods. The Fall Fest will take place during the hours of 1 - 7 p.m. on October 9, 15, 16, 23 and 30. Tickets will be $7 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. The Haunted Woods will take place after dusk until 2 a.m. on October 8, 21, 22, 28 and 29. Tickets will be $10 for general admission, $7 for students, military, and first responders.
Anderson University will honor several distinguished alumni during the Homecoming chapel/convocation on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. in Reardon Auditorium. Individuals being honored include Rep. Dennis Kruse (Distinguished Alumni Award); Chris Witt (Distinguished Young Alumni Award); Michael Collette (Distinguished Service Award); Joe Royer (John H. Kane Loyalty Award); and Courtney Rice (Alumni Council Legacy Scholarship).