Women’s Swimming and Men’s Basketball teams recognized as national scholars

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:37

Swimming team with coach Conner Snare.

Student-athletes at Anderson University are held to rigorous standards, impressing their coaches and professors both on the court and in the classroom. This summer, two AU teams earned national recognition for their academic success.

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.

New clubs provide more social opportunities

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:47

Compose members pictured in a black and white photo.

When groups of like-minded students come together on a college campus, lifelong friendships are formed. That is what social/service and interest clubs at Anderson University provide for students, and during the 2016-17 school year, those options expanded.

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.

International student pursues international service

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 16:54

Love Lee sitting in the grass with some of her students.

Love Lee came to Anderson University as an international student from Kenya to study mathematics education and French. Since graduating a year ago, she has taken what she learned here in Anderson, Ind., moved back to Africa, and is teaching in Ethiopia with TeachBeyond.

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.

Fellowship allows AU student to gain experience

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:37

John Lee looks out over the horizon.

John Lee, a junior biochemistry major at Anderson University, hopes to one day work as a doctor with the immigrant and refugee populations. He also has an interest in working in the medical field abroad. Fortunately, he found a way to gain international medical experience while also immersing himself in another culture, thanks to the Atlantis Project.

Anderson University Revealed: School of Nursing and Kinesiology

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 16:08

AU Revealed: School of Nursing and Kinesiology

The healthcare industry is a hotbed for rewarding career paths, and the desperate need for trained professionals isn’t going away anytime soon.

Caldwell Manners works with Christian Peacemaker Teams

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 12:05

Caldwell Manners '08

Caldwell Manners BA ’08 grew up in a missionary family, traveling and learning how to help others in need. “I’ve always lived and been around places and people who are helpful to others.” Now he is doing what he can for other people by serving with Christian Peacemaker Teams in Colombia.