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February 3, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
For decades, proud Lakeland graduates have returned to campus, met current students and naturally become mentors to them. But now, there’s an exciting new formal program, LU ONE, that matches alumni with current students – students who are eager to learn about the real world and soak up advice offered by successful professionals. On Tuesday, LU ONE (Opportunity, Network & Experience) officially debuted with an introductory luncheon, during which many of the 32 graduates met the students they’ve been paired…
February 2, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
For the second straight year, Lakeland Associate Professor of Biology Paul Pickhardt will make the kitchen his laboratory. Pickhardt, one of 23 “Men Who Cook,” will prepare a Southeast Asia-inspired meal of red-braised beef with shiitake mushrooms served over lemony mashed root vegetables for about 300 guests at the popular Safe Harbor fundraiser. The event, on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Blue Harbor Resort, is open to the public. Reservations must be made by Feb. 5. Visit the Men Who Cook…
February 1, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
When Krystal Ferrell talks about Lakeland University’s psychology faculty, her voice and smile reveal a genuine excitement for learning.“Jessica Kalmar is an expert on neuropsychology, Elizabeth Stroot is an expert on counseling methods and Anthony Liguori is an expert in the area of drugs and resultant behavior,” says Ferrell, a senior psychology major from Ironwood, Mich. “They all really know what they’re talking about and they have so much knowledge to share.”Kalmar, assistant professor of psychology; Stroot, professor of psychology;…
January 31, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Four accomplished Lakeland alumni returned to campus last week and headlined the first annual Humanities and Fine Arts Colloquium. Musician Fabian Quamar ’14, pastor Sara Rabe ’97, writer Christina Rukavena ’99 and artist Sara Willadsen ’10 led a panel discussion with faculty and students, sharing their Lakeland stories and discussing their paths to success. Later that day, Willadsen, a talented artist, opened an exhibition of her work in the Bradley Gallery with a reception. The exhibit will be on display…
January 30, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Some people are fortunate enough to make a living doing the thing they love most. Karl Elder, Lakeland’s Jacob and Lucile Fessler Professor of Creative Writing and Poet in Residence, has carved out a distinguished career doing two of the things he loves most. “I’m so fortunate to enjoy two arts,” he said. “I get to make pictures with words, and I get to work with young people and help them reach their capacity to think, imagine and learn.”

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