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Interim Dean of Students named

Interim Dean of Students named

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 8, 2018

The university appointed Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Nicholas LaRowe as the interim dean of students effective Aug. 8. LaRowe has been with the university since 2010 and was originally scheduled to take a sabbatical leave this fall. The university had been sear...

Senate addresses Protection Policy

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 18, 2017

Brandon Field said frequent background checks are the reality of life in 2017. The Child Protection policy, which was discussed at the Faculty Senate meeting on Friday, was the subject of an email sent to faculty and staff (from Human Resources) who were due for a background check. Field, secretary of Fac...

Panel answers students post-election questions

Sarah Rogers, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

Dilek Ocak cleared her throat and spoke her question clearly into the microphone. Ocak, a first-semester graduate student in communication studies, was one of the many students squeezed into Kleymeyer Hall for the post-election panel discussion Thursday night. “How have gender stereotypes pl...

Professors research low voter turnout among students

Ben Hauschild

November 11, 2014

People typically only vote if they're motivated to vote, and a large number of vote centers does not necessarily increase voter turnout. These are some of the major findings of Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Melinda Roberts and Associate Professor of Political Science Nicholas LaRowe's ongoi...

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