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Enhancing the Quality of Education with “Teaching Buried History” Pilot Project
The Linden Gold, College of Arts and Humanities, Employee Spotlight, Academics, General

HIST11900: U.S. Hist: The History of Death and Mourning, taught by Dr. Jeffrey Smith, is a pure reflection of Lindenwood's mission statement: Real Experience. Real Success. Throughout the course, students explore death and burials in the 19th century. Dr. Smith has developed a series of activities where students go to Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Charles, survey the location, collect data for their assignments, and do research on what catches their interest, from gravestones and decorative motifs to epitaphs, inscriptions, and so on.

Social Innovation Challenge Begins at Lindenwood
The Linden Gold, General

This year, Dr. Michael Leary, Dr. Lynda Leavitt, and Dr. Bethany Alden-Rivers brought the Social Innovation Challenge to Lindenwood. “The Social Innovation Challenge is a special professional development experience for up to 25 Lindenwood University faculty, staff, and students,” in which teams compete for the Porter Prize and a cash prize of $500.

Period of Waiting Before Days of Glory
The Linden Gold, Student Life, Academics, Alumni & Donors, General

Out of all the exciting moments in college, no event is more memorable than graduation day. After several months of studying and learning, students wait for the day they get to walk across the graduation stage, thank all those who journeyed with them through college, and dive into their next adventure. Thousands of students across the country and all over the world awaited their graduation day in the year of 2020, but sadly weren’t able to experience it due to the pandemic.

2021 Commencement Ceremonies and Details
Student Life, Academics, Alumni & Donors, General

Lindenwood University will hold its spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 at the Family Arena in St. Charles.

Lindenwood Named to Fortune’s List of Best Online MBA Programs
Academics, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, General

Fortune Education has recognized Lindenwood on its inaugural list of 2021 Best Online MBA Programs. Ranked in the top 100, the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship’s program offers students hands-on, practical experience in the business world.

Social Psychology in Action!
The Linden Gold, School of Sciences, Academics, General

Dr. Stephanie Afful puts the students who are part of her social psychology class into real life scenarios with her class fundraiser. Each semester, Afful’s students choose a charity as a class that they would like to fundraise for. While using a multitude of different strategies, the students were able to implement themselves into real life scenarios and helped multiple different charities this year.

School of Humanities Honors Top Students
The Linden Gold, College of Arts and Humanities, Academics, General

On April 15, the Lindenwood University School of Humanities held its annual Honors Convocation ceremony to recognize students’ academic excellence in a virtual format. Award recipients, family, friends, and faculty attended the joyous event to celebrate the end of another successful year of studies.

Spring into Service Supports Community
Student Life, Campus Events, General

Lindenwood University held its annual Spring into Service day on April 24, organized by Student Involvement. Student and employee volunteers contributed more than 400 hours of service towards projects benefitting the community and giving back in meaningful ways.

Academics, Plaster College of Business and Entrepreneurship, College of Education and Human Services, School of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Humanities, School of Sciences, General

Last week, Lindenwood University held its Honors Convocation to recognize the winners of academic and student involvement awards, in addition to members of Lindenwood’s honor societies. Lindenwood is pleased to announce the 2021 award recipients.

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