Campus activist group strives to end trafficking

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In the fall of 2011, Bound was started to raise awareness about human trafficking. “I think it started [because] we see people who are hurting and don’t have the right to be free,” said junior psychology major, Merissa Milnickel, president of Bound. Human trafficking is defined as the exchange of… Read more »

Third floor of Decker hosts tech internships

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Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, but operating worldwide, Interactive Intelligence is a software company that provides unified business communications solutions for call centers, enterprise IP telephony and business process automation. They have partnered with large software and hardware companies such as Hewlett Packard and Microsoft to develop software that helps companies… Read more »

Mocha Joe’s revamps menu with new supplier

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This past fall, students who frequented Mocha Joe’s likely noticed a change of decor. The installation of new light fixtures and furniture along with a fresh coat of paint were the obvious physical changes to the space. This semester marks a continuation in renovations to the coffee shop, which have… Read more »

Students bring class project to the real world

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It is safe to assume that most students who take Business as a Profession are simply working for a decent grade, but sophomore visual communications major Peyton Bennett, sophomore business management major Blake Clatterbuck and junior business management major Jordan Ginder soared past Dr. Mike Wiese’s expectations with their startup:… Read more »

Students and faculty react to Paris terrorist attacks

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On the evening of Nov. 13, the world once again faced tragedy. Lives changed and lives ended. A city was wracked with grief and stricken with fear. Journalists scrambled to puzzle unnerving details together as friends and families were forced to deal with the unexpected loss of loved ones. Paris… Read more »

Thompson joins full-time Nursing faculty

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AU’s nursing program has drawn students from all over the U.S. to our campus. This year, the School of Nursing welcomed Denna Thompson as its newest full-time instructor for the BSN pre-licensure program. Thompson earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Ball State University and is currently working… Read more »

AU Engineering and IDEA-U to host Vex competition

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It can be difficult to get elementary, middle and high school students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Vex robotics works to do just that by giving students an opportunity to build robots and use them to compete against other teams from around the world. The competitions… Read more »