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High school programs help students get a head start on college

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:23

Students examine sound waves using fire with the guidance of Dr. Chad Wallace.

High school students can start earning college credits before they graduate with Anderson University’s Launch and Early STEM programs. Anderson University offers many classes to high school juniors and seniors ready to earn dual credits. Classes are discounted, and students can request a transcript at the end of the semester to use as needed.

Armenian Ancestry and the importance of welcoming the stranger

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 17:13

Members of the Aved family.
 

The story of the Fair family’s connection to Anderson University begins in Turkey with an early-twentieth-century tragedy – the Armenian Genocide.

Beginning in 1915, the Ottoman Empire systematically murdered around 1.5 million Armenians. Able-bodied men were forced into labor, while women and the disabled were forced into death marches. Those who were able to survive the genocide sought refuge elsewhere.

Anderson University Introduces New Programs for Fall 2017

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 15:22

Students with laptops sitting in a classroom.
 

Beginning in Fall 2017, Anderson University will introduce new programs, as well as significant updates to existing programs. The new programs include majors in engineering physics, worship arts, and a B.S. in computer science and minors in social work and sport and recreational leadership.

The new programs are being offered following a review of internal programs and capacity, as well as a scan of the marketplace and job opportunities for students.

Storytelling at the center of Lugar's philosophy

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 15:34

Jack Lugar

“No matter what you go into after school, storytelling will most likely be a vital part of what you do. You have greater impact if you tell a personal story.”

Professor Jack Lugar teaches this philosophy to his students at Anderson University. He joined the full-time faculty in the fall of 2016. Among the classes he has taught are The Art of Storytelling and Screenwriting.

Alum Lerone Martin chosen as Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:04

Lerone Martin

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has awarded an Anderson University alum a spot in the Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program. The program is designed to support junior faculty researching contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society. Lerone Martin BA ’02, an assistant professor of religion and politics at John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St.