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April 13, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
“STEM Girls Rock,” a collaboration between Lakeland University and Plymouth High School, capped its first academic year with an educational afternoon at LU.Nearly a dozen middle- and high-school aged girls from Plymouth visited Lakeland’s campus, first taking part in an experiment that involved breaking toothpicks with warm and cold hands to simulate enzyme reaction rates.After that, the girls viewed a robotics demonstration by Cristi Chang, Lakeland’s associate professor of mathematics, then learned about principles of thermodynamics while making ice cream…
April 12, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Science students at Lakeland University begin conducting hands-on experimentation early in their academic experience. Earlier this week, 12 of Sheboygan Falls High School’s best Concurrent Academic Progress Program (CAPP) students were introduced to that philosophy of immersion. The visiting high school juniors and seniors, who are in Falls’ Principles of Chemistry I class, spent four hours of laboratory work at LU. Guided by Jered McGivern, Lakeland’s assistant professor of biochemistry; Pamela Salm, Falls science teacher; and LU students Taylor Green,…
April 11, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Careers in criminal justice traditionally attract more males than females, but Lakeland University’s Karin Miofsky doesn’t want that to deter young women who are interested in the field. Miofsky, LU’s assistant professor of criminal justice, has put together a panel featuring successful local women with thriving careers in criminal justice. Lakeland’s “Women in Criminal Justice Panel” will take place Wednesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the DVB room (Laun 209). The event is free and open to all students.…
April 11, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Four seniors from Sheboygan County’s three largest high schools will make up the 2017 class of Lakeland University Sheboygan County Scholars. The latest recipients of this full-tuition scholarship will join seven current LU Sheboygan County Scholars, bringing the total number in the program to 11. Emerging this year from a field of 18 finalists to earn the full-tuition scholarships were: Dominique Lee (Sheboygan North), Alyson Piper (Sheboygan South), Tegan Schneider (Plymouth) and Eeshi Vue (Sheboygan North). The Sheboygan County Scholars…
April 5, 2017 In Lakeland University Blog
Amalia Dodgson and Hannah Scherer are the latest Lakeland University students to have been chosen for The Commons, a unique initiative in Milwaukee that pairs creative students with companies and entrepreneurs. Every Tuesday night, Scherer and Dodgson drive south and collaborate with about 70 other students from two dozen state colleges and universities on real-world projects and products for companies, organizations and start-ups. The Commons markets itself as a think tank for talented student “hustlers, hackers, hipsters and handlers.” These…

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