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Gietschier Article on Yogi Berra Appears on STLToday
Lindenwood in the News, General

STLToday.com ran an article on June 6 by Lindenwood history professor Steve Gietschier to correspond with the anniversary of the 1944 allied D-Day invasion of Normandy in World War II. The article focuses on baseball Hall of Famer and St. Louis native Yogi Berra, who was involved in the invasion as a member of the U.S. Navy.

Rugby Player Rodriguez Featured in the Guardian
Athletics, Lindenwood in the News, General

Christian Rodriguez, who plays rugby for the Lions, was featured in the U.S. edition of The Guardian. Lindenwood’s rugby teams are playing this weekend (June 1 and 2) in the Collegiate Rugby Championships in Philadelphia. Lindenwood is the defending champion at the event, portions of which will be televised on ESPN’s network of channels.

John R. Porter Named 23rd President of Lindenwood University
General, Academics, Alumni & Donors, Student Life

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has named John R. Porter its 23rd president. Porter has worked for 33 years for IBM, including the last 15 in senior management, and has also served as a board member in higher education and as an adjunct instructor and visiting professor.

More than 1,350 Participate in Spring Commencement
Academics, General

Lindenwood University’s spring Commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, saw more than 1,350 graduates cross the stage at the St. Charles Family Arena as thousands of their friends and family watched from the audience.

Upcoming MFA Craft Talk with authors TaraShea Nesbit and Shena McAuliffe
Campus Events, School of Arts, Media, and Communications, Academics, General

Lindenwood University will host historical fiction writers TaraShea Nesbit and Shena McAuliffe Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 7 to 8:00 p.m. in Harmon Hall on the St. Charles campus, room 136, as they share their insights on transmitting truth through fiction and making fictive lives feel real on the page. The event is part of the university’s MFA in Writing program’s Craft Talk Series.

Board of Trustees Votes to Consolidate St. Charles, Belleville Undergrad Academic Programs
General

After much deliberation and discussion around potential enrollment strategies for the Lindenwood University Belleville, Ill., campus, the university’s Board of Trustees has voted to consolidate the daytime undergraduate academic programs from its Belleville campus to the St. Charles, Mo., campus following the 2019-2020 academic year.

School of Sciences, Academics, General

Lindenwood University is announcing the development of a new Forensic Experiential Learning Facility (FELF) that will allow students hands-on training in crime and accident scene investigation, forensic science, forensic anthropology, and digital forensics.

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