Lindenwood University students are joining together to help senior Sean Murry and his family in the fight against a rare blood disorder called Diamond-Blackfan Anemia, which can only be cured with the help of a matching bone marrow donor. The Lindenwood Student Government Association will host a donor drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the school’s St. Charles campus at 209 South Kingshighway, St. Charles, Mo., 63301.
Lindenwood University’s 2012-2013 Nonprofit Professional Development Series will continue in March with a presentation by Jason Huff, Director of Institutional Giving at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He will deliver the address “Majoring in What You Think Are the Minors: Developing a Major Gift Campaign When You’re Not Building Anything!” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Memorial Arts Building’s Latzer Hall.
The Lindenwood University Theater Department will present the classic musical Guys and Dolls at 7:30 p.m. on March 14 through 16 at 2 p.m. on March 17 at the university’s Bezemes Family Theater.
A team of graduate and undergraduate students from Lindenwood University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship recently won first place in the intercollegiate Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge sponsored by the St. Louis CFA Society. The school bested five other teams from area universities during its first year as a participant in the invitational tournament.
Lindenwood University is currently accepting proposals for the 32nd annual Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Higher Education that will take place Sept. 20-21, 2013, on the school's main campus in St. Charles, Mo. The event provides a forum for practitioners and researchers to discuss practices, concepts, evaluations, and research studies aimed at improving adult education practices.
Lindenwood University’s 2012-2013 Nonprofit Professional Development Series will continue with two presentations scheduled in February. “Maximizing Nonprofit Collaborations” will be on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and “Cause Marketing” will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Both take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Arts Building’s Latzer Hall.
Anti-hunger innovator and author Robert Egger will appear at Lindenwood University at 1 pm. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of the school’s annual Sibley Day personal enrichment event. He will deliver the keynote address, “Rocking Life and Making Change: Championing Innovation for the Greater Good” in the Bezemes Family Theater, located in the school’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts.
Lindenwood University's Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center has been named the recipient of a grant from the Missouri Secretary of State's Historical Records and Grant Program (MHRGP). The University will use the funds to purchase supplies for the preservation of several historical documents.
The Lindenwood University Theatre Department will present the Arthur Miller's tragic tale “A View from the Bridge” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7-9 in Lindenwood University’s Emerson Black Box Theater.
Lindenwood University will host a traveling photo exhibit called “Remembering Our Fallen” from Tuesday, Jan. 15, through Monday, Jan. 28, in the Spellmann Campus Center. The exhibit memorializes the 140-plus military personnel from Missouri who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since Sept. 11, 2001.