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.
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.
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.
Lindenwood University alumnus Martin Linson has the honor of being the first competitor to have won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympic Games. He was awarded top prize in the International Olympic Committee Art Competition for his sculpture, "Omnipotent Triumph."
Lindenwood University has hired Rachel Lamp as its new Institutional Advancement Associate. She provides support in planning and executing alumni and development special events and assists with solicitation activities.
Lindenwood University has named Elizabeth King director of alumni relations. A two-time alumna of the university, King previously served as an advancement associate at Lindenwood, a position she started in August 2011.
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.
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.
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