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Anderson University Hosts VEX Robotics K-12 Competition

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:42

Students use remotes to control their hand-designed robots, while a professor emcees the action taking place.
 

Anderson, Ind. -- On Dec. 2, 2017, Anderson University’s School of Science and Engineering hosted hundreds of K-12 students and their coaches and families in the Kardatzke Wellness Center for the third annual Raven-VEX Robotics competition. Eighty AU faculty, staff, students, and close friends served as volunteer referees, emcees, and provided other assistance throughout the day.

AU’s School of Science and Engineering welcomes two new professors

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:35

Headshots of Dr. Willis Troy and Dr. Kyung Shin Kang
 

Anderson University’s School of Science and Engineering welcomed two new professors to their faculty at the start of the fall semester. Dr. Willis Troy and Dr. Kyung Shin Kang have been crucial additions to the faculty, and will continue to serve in helping the School of Science and Engineering achieve their present and future goals.

Anderson University Opens New Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:30

Students work on laptops at a table. The third student is smiling at the camera.

On Oct. 31, Anderson University will open the new Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory in the AU Engineering Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception will take place from 9-10 a.m. and guests can park in the Hartung or Discovery Day parking lots.

“Come Home” to Anderson University this weekend for Homecoming 2017

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 10:12

Coming Home logo
 

We hope you will join us on the Anderson University campus Oct. 13-14 for our Homecoming 2017 celebration! As we conclude our Centennial year, the weekend will be filled with our traditional Homecoming events, as well as a few specific Centennial activities. Family Weekend will also take place during this special time on campus!

AU’s transition from typewriters to iPhones

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:55

Student and mentor sit at a computer in the Genesys Lab.

Anderson University has always attempted to stay on the cutting edge of technology for the sake of its students. When computers became more mainstream, AU was one of the first colleges to obtain one for student and faculty use. When the Internet became more than just an abstract idea, AU ensured that students could access it not just in the classroom but in their dorms as well.

AU Receives Record Number of Scholarships from Indiana Space Grant Consortium

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:28

Professor Jen Coy helps a male student with equipment in an engineering class.

Anderson University recently received a record number of student scholarships from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC). A total of 11 student scholarships were awarded for the 2017-18 school year, the highest in the state of Indiana for all universities/colleges.

The following students received these scholarships:

U.S. News and World Report ranks AU among top Midwest universities

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 12:11

Photo of 1 girl and 1 guy sitting on Helios fountain in the Valley at Anderson University.
 

Anderson University has once again earned a place in the top tier among Midwest regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 guidebook. The exclusive rankings, which include nearly 1,600 schools nationwide, are available with the purchase of The U.S.

Former Attorney General to speak at Anderson University for Constitution Day

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 08:19

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.
 

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., former attorney general for the United States, will be speaking at Anderson University on Sept. 19 for the observation of Constitution Day. Holder will first meet with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies, then provide an address at an open forum at 2 p.m. in York Performance Hall. A media session will follow at 2:45 p.m.

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.

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.

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