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January 24, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lakeland University freshman Karley Campbell discovered through a compatibility questionnaire that her soon-to-be Conversation Partner, German exchange student Yvonne Hess, loved to cook and bake.“But when we met, I learned she’s a vegetarian, like me, so that gave us something else to talk about right away,” said Campbell, from Sheboygan, Wis.Conversation Partners is a Lakeland program that pairs American students with international students so they can build friendships by hanging out and sharing their cultures with each other.Currently, there are…
January 19, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Lots of people play video games. But at Lakeland University, students in the computer science program actually create them.Last semester, LU’s Tech Club sponsored its second Game Jam, a contest to discover who can make the best original video game. Brothers Dan and Nick Koerber won with their entrant, “BorderHack,” which featured a sword-fighting character who advanced through levels using special powers.Second place went to Rainger Rossway, and freshman Alex Kerr took third.The driving force behind Game Jam is Devin…
January 18, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Combine powerful, emotional writing with eye-popping imagery and appealing design, and the final result is a real source of pride. Just ask the Lakeland University students who were in Monique Brickham’s Digital Page Layout/InDesign (ART 103) course or those in Jodie Liedke’s Writing in the Genres (WRT 115) course last semester. The classes joined forces and created 20 layouts that were compiled in a literary magazine the students titled, “Struggling Work of a Dysfunctional Community.” “My students thought it was…
December 9, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Carrye Jo Cony was blown away by the volunteer bell-ringing effort of Lakeland University’s Beta Sigma Omega fraternity.When she arrived at the Sheboygan north-side Walmart last Saturday, Cony, the Salvation Army’s volunteer coordinator, couldn’t believe how much money stuffed the two donation kettles.“It had to be a record,” she said. “In fact, there was so much change in one of the kettles, the handle broke. I am absolutely thrilled with these young men’s dedication, and I’m now challenging other groups…
December 8, 2016 In Lakeland University Blog
Perhaps you’ve seen the bright green posters around campus, the ones that urge you to “Eat Lakeland produce,” while also teasing, “Coming Soon! LAKELAND UNIVERSITY GARDEN.”There’s a neat little tilled plot of land, 20 feet by 15 feet, on the Southwest corner of campus. It’s the future home of the all-organic Lakeland University Garden, which is LU senior Jamie Gundlach’s senior honors project.“I’m very interested in the environment, and I knew I wanted my project to center around sustainability efforts,”…

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