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

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

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

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.

Internship stretches student outside her comfort zone

The surgery suite in the cardiac center where Aviles interned. During her internship, she was able to observe a heart surgery.

Anderson University senior Emily Aviles has known she wanted to pursue occupational therapy as a career from the beginning, so when it came time to find an internship, she knew where to start the search. After some research, she found an internship program at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the cardiac rehab center.

A summer unlike most for student Jackie Grondahl

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:07

Jackie Grondahl is spending the summer sharing the gospel in Europe.

Many college students spend dozens of hours searching to find a great summer internship to apply for in preparation for their career. Junior Jackie Grondahl got lucky. She made her connection to her summer internship while still in high school.

H.L. and Sandy Baker honored with Community Partnership Award

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 16:03

Sandy and H.L. Baker

On May 13, H.L. and Sandra (Moore) Baker were awarded the William P. Riethmiller Community Partnership Award at the Anderson University President’s Appreciation Dinner. H.L. and Sandy are both AU alumni and distinguished leaders for the university community, the city of Anderson, and in their church, Madison Park Church of God, formerly North Anderson Church of God.

Anderson University STEM professors win two $15,000 grants

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 15:22

Students in a computer lab.

Anderson University professors Dr. Lee Van Groningen and Dr. Josiah Kunz have been awarded with two $15,000 grants by Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC).

INSGC is part of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, a program funded by NASA, which pursues to carry out education, research, and public outreach activities in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. AU has been its member since 2011.

Callen and Lawrence receive Hamer scholarship

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:43

Emily Callen and Ian Lawrence

Emily Callen and Ian Lawrence received the Hamer Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund, which is awarded to students who have significant health issues.