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Paul Saltzmann celebrates 50 years of teaching at AU

Mon, 2009-02-23 08:15 -- univcomm
February 23, 2009

It is not unusual for faculty to stay at Anderson University for a long time. Many professors continue to teach for 25 to 30 years. But to still be teaching after 50 years? That is an amazing feat even at AU. Mathematics professor Paul Saltzmann BS ’57 has done just that — he will celebrate 50 years of teaching at Anderson this year.

AU students visit Indiana State House

Fri, 2009-02-20 08:29 -- univcomm
February 20, 2009

The economy is hitting college students hard, too—financial aid programs under increased and intense demand, part-time jobs harder to come by, and family financial contributions drained by unemployment and dwindling value of assets such as homes. That’s why Anderson University students will join with some 250 students representing 20 of Indiana’s independent colleges and universities on Tuesday, February 24, at 12:30 p.m., to make personal calls on their hometown legislators.

La Finta Giardiniera Opera this weekend

Thu, 2009-02-19 13:32 -- univcomm
February 19, 2009

Honesty goes into hiding in “La Finta Giardiniera,” an early Mozart comic Italian opera that is nicknamed “Love in Disguise” for Anderson University audiences.

But when the truth is told, this production directed by Laurel Goetzinger with musical conductor Fritz Robertson is a breezy evening of subtle humor, creative simplicity and a touch of madness.

AU Students Participate in I-69 Innovation Challenge

Thu, 2009-02-12 16:05 -- univcomm
February 12, 2009

Five Anderson University students recently participated with four other schools in the third annual I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Grant County Economic Growth Council. Other participants included Ball State University, Huntington University, Indiana Wesleyan University, and Taylor University. The purpose of the competition is to encourage entrepreneurship along the I-69 corridor, foster collaborative market solutions through team building, promote cross-pollination, and generate creative ideas.

Warmer weather draws AU student outside

Tue, 2009-02-10 11:05 -- univcomm
February 10, 2009

weatherThe Anderson University football field was taken over by the school’s Ultimate team Sunday as the team sneaked in its first warm weather practice in months.

AU junior Chad Schubert said the team of roughly 25 members practiced in a foot of snow last week, attempting to prepare for a tournament in Cincinnati.[Photo on left: Anderson University sophomores Ryan Deeter and Amy Johnson.]

Brown and Schubert receive servant leaders awards

Thu, 2009-02-05 13:30 -- univcomm
February 5, 2009

Anderson University juniors Stephanie Brown and Chad Schubert recently received the 2009 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for services on campus and in the community. The awards were made possible by a grant from the Moore Foundation and Barney II Foundation as well as matching funds directed to the university by Anderson University donors.

3-D design class attempts messy 30-foot egg drop

Tue, 2009-02-03 15:08 -- univcomm
February 3, 2009

Students in the 3-D design class recently put their conceptual studies into messy, real-life practice. Their goal? Construct a vessel that would safely transport a free-falling egg from over 30 feet to the bottom of the two-story stairwell in Decker Hall. The catch? The vessel was to be made entirely of paper without glue, staples, tape or fasteners of any kind.

—David Hynds is the Web Content Specialist for Anderson University.

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