Lindenwood University student Josh Pauls returned to St. Louis yesterday after he and his United States Sled Hockey teammates defeated Russia 1-0 on March 15 to win the gold medal at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The Americans are the first team in Paralympic history to repeat as consecutive gold medalists, having won gold at the Vancouver Winter Games in 2010.
The Lindenwood University Speaker Series will present Adam Steltzner, lead NASA engineer for the Mars Curiosity rover landing, at 7 p.m. on March 25, 2014, in the university’s Lindenwood Theater. Tickets are required but are free and available at the Lindenwood Box Office. His talk is titled, “How Curiosity Changed My Life.”
Lindenwood University has committed to partnering with Matter, a local organization dedicated to advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and careers, to introduce the Academy of Racing Science to middle schools throughout the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The innovative program brings STEM curricula to life for secondary school students through interactive experiences at Pole Position Raceway in St. Louis, Mo.
The Lindenwood University Department of Nonprofit Administration has launched a new Community Service portion of the www.lindenwood.edu website dedicated to helping students connect with volunteer opportunities within the community.
David W. Wilson, PhD, has been hired as the Chief Assessment Officer and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lindenwood University.
Lindenwood University and the Community Council of St. Charles County will host a panel discussion addressing the topics of community need and poverty titled “Helping that Affirms Human Dignity,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. The event will take place in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Event Room of Spencer Road Library, located at 427 Spencer Road, St. Peters, Mo., 63376.
Lindenwood University student Josh Pauls is a member of the United States Paralympic Sled Hockey team that will travel to Sochi, Russia, to compete in the 2014 Paralympic Games March 7-16. The team will depart for Munich, Germany on Friday, Feb. 28, to complete processing and receive uniforms, and then travel on to the games in Sochi.
A trio of Lindenwood students has developed an app that they say could change the way college students communicate. Diego Kafie, Alcides Zeleya and Elisa Schwarz have partnered to create a free social networking app called Kampus. The three Lindenwood scholars recently won a Shark Tank-like competition held on campus in November, judged by none other than Shark Tank’s Daymond John.
Lindenwood University Press recently published the debut edition of the Missouri Policy Journal, an online journal that focuses on issues of interest to the state’s public policy makers, as well as to those interested in the subject.
Lindenwood University’s Department of Nonprofit Administration will host a Reverse Career Fair from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, on the St. Charles campus. All participating students will be recent or upcoming graduates of the school’s nonprofit administration degree program who will host stations designed to highlight their professional skills.