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University Mourns Loss of Former Board Chairman Jim J. Shoemake

The Lindenwood University family is mourning the loss of longtime board member Jim J. Shoemake, who passed away on Wednesday, June 28.

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Three Lindenwood University graduate students have won competitive research grants from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. “This is a real credit to Lindenwood University and speaks to the quality of work our students are doing,” Dr. Chad Kerksick, assistant professor of exercise science, said. “These grants will allow some very talented students to further their excellent research.”

Academics, General, School of Arts, Media, and Communications

Lindenwood University has received permission from the Higher Learning Commission to launch a slate of new degree programs, mostly in the School of Arts, Media, and Communications, including in the burgeoning fields of digital content strategy and game design.

General, School of Sciences, Academics

Lindenwood University’s Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program is receiving a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council to survey for the wreck site of Far West. Far West was the steamboat that carried the U.S. Army’s survivors of the Battle of the Little Bighorn from the field to Fort Abraham Lincoln near present day Mandan, N.D., in 1876.

General, J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts announces its 2017-18 professional season line-up, its ninth season since the $32 million performing arts center opened, consisting of nine touring shows, starting with Kenny Loggins on Sept. 9.

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Kaitlin Trimble and Lexi Nephew have been named 2017 recipients of Lindenwood University’s 2017 Pachyderm Scholarship, which is presented in cooperation with the St. Charles Country Pachyderm Club. The awards were announced at the club’s meeting on June 9 at St. Charles’ Golden Corral Restaurant.

General, Athletics

Billiards standout Briana Miller won her fourth-consecutive women’s national title, and teammate Chris Robinson won his first men’s national championship as Lindenwood University continued its unprecedented domination of the ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball Championships.

General, Employee Spotlight

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, faculty members gathered at the J. Scheidegger Center’s Lindenwood Theater for an all-faculty meeting organized by the Faculty Council and the Human Resources Department. In addition to addressing faculty meeting agenda items, the event provided an opportunity to recognize years-of-service milestones of 5, 10, and 20 years, as well as paying homage to the five esteemed faculty members retiring at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the first time that years-of-service and retirement recognitions have taken place during the annual all-faculty meeting.

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