Dana Turkovic, curator for St. Louis’ Laumeier Sculpture Park, will speak at the Jan. 31 opening reception for an exhibition of sculptures by noted Mexican artist Pedro Linares (1906-1992) at Lindenwood University. The reception, in the Boyle Family Gallery, in Lindenwood’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, will be from 6 to 8 p.m.; Turkovic will speak at 7 p.m.
Chris Bini, an 11-year-old undergoing chemotherapy, recently signed with Lindenwood University’s wrestling program through Team IMPACT, an organization that brings children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses together with college sports programs.
Dr. Rik Hafer, professor of Economics, was quoted in an article written by David Nicklaus of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tues., January 15. The article, Proposal for 70 percent tax rate idea veers from long-held consensus, appeared on Page 1 of the Business section.
A memorial service for Michael Castro will be held Sunday, Jan. 20 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman in St. Louis. The memorial is open to family, friends, and admirers.
Lindenwood University will host the first Gateway Writing Centers Association Conference on February 9, 2019, themed “A Gateway to Collaboration.” The conference is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Library and Academic Resources Center on the university’s St. Charles campus. Conference admission is $20 and includes lunch and snacks.
Lindenwood University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a series of free events Jan. 22-24.
The Lindenwood University-Belleville Athletic Department is excited to announce the inaugural season of STUNT, the sport. STUNT is the fastest growing female sport in America at the high school and collegiate levels, according to the organization USA Cheer.
Three current and former Lindenwood students, along with a faculty member, have published an article titled Nutritional and Supplementation Strategies to Prevent and Attenuate Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage: a Brief Review in the peer-reviewed journal, Sports Medicine-Open.
Lindenwood University alumnus and diver Derik Scott is among the first crop of contestants on the new NBC show The Titan Games, which airs at 7 p.m. on NBC.
The Springfield region of the Missouri Association of Elementary Principals has nominated Angela Valchev, principal at Bowerman Elementary with Springfield Public Schools, as Exemplary New Principal. Valchev received her master’s degree in school counseling from Lindenwood University in 2005.