A 2009 Anderson University computer science graduate, Zach Smith, currently goes to work every day in Bentonville, Ark. Approximately 621 miles away from the AU campus, the knowledge and lessons Smith gained have traveled with him to the Walmart headquarters where he serves as a computer programmer. Recently, Smith won an award for his work on a mobile application that helps make car maintenance user friendly for Walmart’s customers.
Anderson and Madison County should work together to bring educational opportunities to all residents of the community, was the message of Dr. James Lewis during the annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Throughout his lifetime and during his fight for civil rights in America, King stressed that we are all tied together in a shared destiny.
The Jessie C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University presents Three Emerging Painters, Recent Works by AU Alumna. This diverse exhibition highlights three alumna of Anderson University’s Department of Art+Design who most recently received Masters in Fine Arts degrees in painting.
Tyler Williamson dreamed of conducting research in gamma-ray observation. The VERITAS collaboration gave him an opportunity to do just that. VERITAS, the Very Energetic Radiation Telescope Array System, is a project located near Tucson, Ariz., that detects gamma-ray signatures in the atmosphere. Williamson, a junior majoring in physics and mathematics, was invited to work on VERITAS.
While most Anderson University students will be spending their winter break enjoying time off from hectic schedules, junior communication arts major Tyler Dague will be pursuing his passion for theater journalism. Recently, Dague was accepted to attend the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). [Editor's note: Due to winter weather conditions, Dague was unable to make the trip to KCACTF.]
Updated on January 6, 2014, at 6:15 p.m.:
Due to the accumulation of snow and dangerous temperatures below zero, the university will be closed Tuesday, January 7. This means that ALL on and off-campus functions, services, programs and activities are canceled. The campus is considered closed to all persons except those assisting in emergency operations.