Lindenwood University’s bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and religion were recently recognized as an outstanding value among degrees in philosophy for 2020 by Great Value Colleges. The ranking placed Lindenwood’s BA in philosophy and religion second in the nation and first in Missouri.
The Lindenwood University School of Humanities is celebrating two significant student publishing successes by senior English majors Abigail Rose Manis and Emerson Holmes. Manis published a scholarly paper in a national peer-reviewed journal, and a creative work by Holmes published in 2019 was nominated for a prestigious Pushcart Prize.
Dr. W. Travis McMaken, associate professor of religion and assistant dean of humanities at Lindenwood University, delivered a public lecture, “‘Freedom Is Not Free’: Karl Barth and American Politics” in Hanover, Germany, on Dec. 10, 2019.
Melissa Ridley Elmes, assistant professor of English, has been elected to a three-year term with the Modern Language Association's Delegate Assembly. With over 25,000 members in 100 countries, the association is the largest international organization in the field of modern languages and literatures; the Delegate Assembly is the governing body of this organization.
Chase and Kayla Piers Stewart visited the Lindenwood University campus Nov. 15, 2019, to take part in a dedication ceremony for the recently named Piers Stewart Lounge in McCluer Hall. The couple, who hold humanities degrees from Lindenwood, selected the lounge to honor the School of Humanities.
The School of Humanities and the MFA in Writing program co-hosted a Flash Forms Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in McCluer Hall’s Piers Stewart Lounge as a part of Lindenwood University’s Dark Carnival.
Lindenwood University was recently featured as one of the best online Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree programs for 2019 by TheBestSchools.org.
Lindenwood senior Marshall Green was recently awarded a Boren scholarship to continue his study of Russian in Kyrgyzstan over the summer and fall.
The Esri Workshop Grant has been awarded to Lindenwood University GIS for the third year in a row, totaling $15,000 for this outreach effort that helps train educators how to utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies in their classrooms.
Following a nationwide search, Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has named Dr. Kathi A. Vosevich dean of its School of Humanities. Currently associate provost and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Shorter University in Rome, Ga., Vosevich will start the new position on July 1