On August 28, Lindenwood University-Belleville will unveil its newest art exhibit, Olympic Retrospective: The Games, The Contests, and The Spirit on August 28. The exhibit will be open to the public from 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 10 a.m.- noon on Saturdays.
Specializing in literature of the Middle Ages, Dr. Erin Mann comes to Lindenwood University-Belleville from the University of Iowa. Mann earned both her master’s and doctorate in English from the University of Iowa and last year served as a visiting assistant professor there. Her teaching interests include sexuality and gender studies, Shakespeare, and Biblical and religious literature and art, to name a few.
Dr. Amani Ismail comes to Lindenwood - Belleville’s Communications Department from the American University in Cairo, Egypt, where she has served as assistant professor of journalism and mass communications since 2009. Ismail was previously an assistant professor of journalism at California State University, Northridge and an instructor at the University of Iowa, where she earned her PhD.
Ashley Pollock, adjunct professor of history, guest lectured at Harvard University on July 10 in Cambridge, Mass., for the world history course From Cold War to Global Terror: World History from 1945 to the present.
Professor Brendan Leahy is a new member of the Lindenwood University-Belleville Communications Department, and he comes to campus with a passion for teaching and an excitement about working in the new, state-of-the-art Communication Center on campus.
With a strong background in his field of study and a passion for teaching, Dr. Mark Roselli will bring his own unique real-world experiences to the classroom at Lindenwood Belleville this year.
Dr. Keith Russell, Interim Dean of Academics for Lindenwood University-Belleville, presented a paper at the Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference on July 5 in Paris, France. The title of Dr. Russell’s work is “Space as Postcolonial Frontier in Salman Rushdie’s ‘Chekov and Zulu’ and Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘The Third and Final Continent.’” The conference was hosted by UNESCO and Sorbonne Nouvelle University
The football field at Lindenwood Belleville is turning from a construction site into the most unique stadium in the country with the installation of some very unique maroon and grey striped artificial turf.
The Brass Rail Players, a community theatre group, will hold auditions for its summer musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at 6:30 p.m. on May 22 and 23 at the Lindenwood University-Belleville auditorium, at 2600 W. Main St., where the production will be staged from July 25 through 29. The group, which is in its third season, has presented its last several productions in the Lindenwood Belleville auditorium.
Lindenwood Belleville students will have the opportunity to participate in the campus’ first-ever pep band this fall. Dr. Jeffrey Barudin, adjunct faculty member in the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Lindenwood in St. Charles, will be directing the newly created Lindenwood Belleville Athletic Pep Band. The university intends to develop it into a marching band in the future.