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March 29, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Microsoft recently conducted an extensive study aimed at determining why high school-aged girls often lose interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. The results have been the subject of numerous articles, including this one, which concludes that exposing girls to great role models and hands-on STEM-related exercises are two ways to keep them engaged. Kay Tharp, a Plymouth High School mathematics teacher and Lakeland graduate, is aware of the relatively low numbers of females in STEM-based majors and…
March 28, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
For the second straight year, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah High School science teacher Travis Moore brought his BIO 111 class to Lakeland’s campus for a half-day workshop. Lakeland University Professor of Biology Greg Smith guided the students through a complex experiment that involved recombinant DNA technology. With Smith’s tutelage, the visiting students isolated and purified DNA samples, cut them at specific sequences and visualized the fragments using gel electrophoresis. “It was great to work with such a highly motivated group of students,…
March 24, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Carrye Jo Cony stood amongst six Lakeland University Beta Sigma Omega fraternity members, smiled and expressed her gratitude.“Thank you so much for thinking of others and helping members of our community,” said Cony, the volunteer coordinator for the Sheboygan Area Salvation Army. “God bless you.”For the fourth straight year, the Betas collected clothing, toiletries and cash during a campus-wide drive, then donated it all to the Salvation Army.This year, in addition to many gently-used clothing and toiletry items that filled…
March 23, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Zach Mock and Dante Williams, two of Lakeland University’s seven Sheboygan County Scholars, recently presented at Leadership Sheboygan County – the Chamber’s longest-running program. Mock, a sophomore, and Williams, a freshman, spoke at one of nine sessions of Leadership Sheboygan County. The two LU students told 30 representatives of local companies and organizations about Lakeland University, the institutional name change from college to university, some of LU’s top academic programs and the Sheboygan County Scholars program. Lakeland’s Sheboygan County Scholars…
March 22, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Four Lakeland University hospitality management students recently placed third in the “In the Works” management category at the Midwest Food Expo in Milwaukee. The quartet of Hailey Diney, A.J. Jacobchik, Tiffany Fischer and Patrick Webster presented their fictional restaurant, Grillz, which they marketed as a “BBQ experience.” Britannie Meinnert, LU’s instructor of hospitality management, explained that her students created the concept for the restaurant and presented all facets of their plan, including marketing, financials and a menu, to the judges.…

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