Logan Wolf, who graduated Lindenwood University-Belleville in December 2018 with an undergraduate degree in mass communication, was recently honored by the Quilt of Valor Foundation for his work in Afghanistan as a combat engineer in a bomb-clearing unit.
Through a partnership with Global Design Feature, American College Gurus, and Lindenwood University's Fashion Business and Design program, graduating seniors in Lindenwood’s program will showcase their mini collections at New York Fashion Week on February 8, 2019.
New York fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo will present a couture master class at Lindenwood University at 5 p.m. Feb. 7, 2019, at the university’s Library and Academic Resources Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Lindenwood University is hosting a conference by the St. Louis Regional Consortium of Higher Education, “Hard in Da Paint,” which focuses on black male college success. The conference will be from 1 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 on the university’s St. Charles campus.
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.