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Barger No Longer Interim, Assumes Presidency
General

Lindenwood University System President Michael D. Shonrock removed the interim title Wednesday from Dr. Brett Barger and appointed Barger president of the Lindenwood University-Belleville campus. Barger had been serving as interim president since August 1.

Dark Carnival Returning to Campus in October
General, Student Life

The Dark Carnival – a Lindenwood University Resident Director Association (LURDA)-led, Halloween-themed party – will return for its sixth year on campus Oct. 28 from 7-11 p.m. The event is free to University students and members of the St. Charles community.

Alumni & Donors

Fall 2015 marked a season of new beginnings for Lindenwood Belleville as a Lindenwood alumnus, Dr. Brett Barger (’93, ’98, and ’14), became the second president in campus history.

Peter Carlos Awarded Fulbright for Film Studies
School of Arts, Media, and Communications

Peter Carlos, professor of digital cinema arts, will soon join the prestigious ranks of Lindenwood University’s Fulbright scholars: Ray Scupin, Michael Castro, Sue Tretter, and Ryan Guffey.

Kiel Wins Terry Leet Researcher Award
School of Health Sciences

Deborah Kiel, PhD, RN, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at Lindenwood University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, won the Terry Leet Researcher Award from the Maternal, Child, and Family Health Coalition of Greater St. Louis.

Robert W. Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship, General

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.

General

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.

Virologist Wolfe to Speak About Pandemic Dangers
General, J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

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.

J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

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.”

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