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June 2, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
Check out this feature about Lakeland's own Irvin Colon on the website! Irvin is a dreamer. After graduating from Lakeland College this fall, he hopes to travel the world, find a successful accounting job and continue to nurture his love of theater. As a trilingual international business major who has performed in eight college theater productions, it seems he has what it takes to achieve these dreams. However, six years ago, Irvin had never even considered going to college. "My…
May 30, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
This classroom had no air conditioning, and the biting pests were a bit of a problem. But that's what you get when your classroom is actually a tropical forest. Paul Pickhardt's BIO 400 tropical biology course recently returned from the Central American country of Belize, where five Lakeland College students engaged in 15 days of the most hands-on learning imaginable. It was the fourth time since 2008 that this every-other-year educational excursion has taken place.
May 28, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
One student explained how a plant native to Belize can neutralize malaria. Another student blended diesel fuel with multiple forms of biodiesel from household oil, then used the various combinations in a tractor. And another tested the healing power of nitrous oxide on wounded frogs. In all, eight Lakeland College chemistry and biochemistry seniors capped off their CHM 495 Senior Project course with riveting presentations on various high-level experiments they conceived last fall and carried out during the school year.…
May 22, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
As we reflect upon the many great students and accomplishments from this academic year, it seems fitting to pay tribute to our phenomenal music student, Fabian Qamar. Below is a story we wrote a few weeks back about his Senior Recital: As Fabian Qamar's final note faded gracefully into silence, dozens of appreciative spectators rose from their chairs and cheered. Qamar, a talented senior tenor and the 2013-14 Lakeland College co-Music Student of the Year, recently shared a fabulous 90-minute…
May 22, 2014 In Lakeland University Blog
After nearly an hour of working with words, playing Simon Says and receiving some appreciative hugs, a group of women's volleyball players wrapped up another year of Lakeland College athletes volunteering in Sheboygan elementary schools to help students learn. Lakeland athletic teams are paired up with specific schools by the Sheboygan Area School District. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sheboygan County is also a partner in the program, which just completed its second year. The Lakeland student-athletes work with individuals or…

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