Lindenwood University recently helped facilitate Lemonade Week in the St. Charles and St. Louis areas, an event, running from Sept. 1-7, designed to teach children how to start their own businesses through the real-world experience of running a lemonade stand.
Lindenwood University students have launched a social media campaign to bring international superstar Taylor Swift to campus later this month, when she will be in St. Louis, Mo., for two concert performances Sept. 28 and 29. The campaign, started by the Lindenwood Legacy student newspaper and the online news outlet LindenLink, is quickly gaining steam and has gained local media attention from KTVI Fox 2 News.
Nationally recognized virologist Dr. Nathan Wolfe will speak in Lindenwood Theater at J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on Sept. 15. Wolfe will present his speech, “Before It Strikes: Viral Forecasting for Pandemic Prevention,” at 7 p.m.
Star Parker, a conservative columnist, author, and political activist, will speak at Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Parker, who is also the president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), will talk about welfare policy in a speech titled “Politics, Policy, and Racial Polarization: How to Reverse the Trends of the Welfare State.”
Dr. Michael D. Shonrock, president of Lindenwood University, has been honored with the naming of a new carillon system at Emporia State University in Kansas, where he served as president for 3 ½ years prior to coming to Lindenwood on June 1.
Cletus Coughlin, the senior vice president and chief of staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, is speaking to Lindenwood University students about monetary policy and the current market from 4 to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, in Harmon Hall’s Dunseth Auditorium on the St. Charles campus. The title of the speech is “5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Ignition, Liftoff – But When?”
The results from this spring’s statewide assessment exams for Missouri students show Gateway Science Academy, a charter school sponsored by Lindenwood University, being one of the top performers among charter schools in St. Louis.
St. Charles Mayor Sally Faith recently announced the city’s Community Development Department has issued a construction permit to SSM Health for the construction of a new U.S. Postal Service Office in the University Commons development across First Capitol Drive from Lindenwood University on 3.83 acres of land donated by the university.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville Psychology Department received a $10,000 grant from the Monticello College Foundation to support research projects for women.
Lindenwood University alumnus Chris Abbott was recently named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “30 Under 30,” an honor recognizing the future leaders of the region and the local business community. Abbott, 29, is a small cap analyst for Argent Capital Management.