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A 2008 graduate of the School of Nursing, Laci Lingenfelter works in the critical care unit at Stormont-Vail HealthCare and is an adjunct faculty member for Baker.

Baldwin City, Kan. — A photography exhibit, “A Decade Covering the Campus Community,” featuring images taken by Baker University public relations director Steve Rottinghaus in the past 10 years, will be on display April 1 through May 17 at Holt-Russell Gallery on Baker’s Baldwin City campus. It will open at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Sydney Doster, '13, received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to teach English in Nepal.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:00

University announces Harter Scholars

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Allyson Hertig, a senior from Lawrence Free State High School, and Emily Riggs, a senior from Emporia High School, have been awarded Baker's most prestigious scholarship.

 

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 00:00

Alumnus passionate about prison fellowship

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Retired from a career as an accountant, financial planner, controller and insurance adviser, Mike Farmer, BS ’69, is dedicated to serving God and loving his people through prison ministry.

John Musgrave’s “Notes to the Man Who Shot Me: Vietnam Poems,” now in its ninth printing, has received attention throughout the years. The raw, emotional poetry was noticed by Ken Burns, a director and producer well known for his documentary films. PBS announced a couple of years ago production plans for a series about the history and meaning of the Vietnam War. According to PBS, the series, slated for release in 2016, will explore the military, political, cultural, social and human dimensions of what has been called “the war of lost illusions.”

Eight faculty members on the Baldwin City campus — Molly (Hunt) Anderson, BS ’99; Michael Barbush, BS ’78; Jake Bucher, BA ’02; Martha (West) Harris, BS ’79;
Gary Irick, BS ’79; Scott Kimball, BA ’99; Robyn Long, BS ’00; and Darcy Russell, BS ’80 — studied at Baker and teach at their alma mater.

Seniors Abbey Elsbernd and Brandon Haefke, both scheduled to graduate in May, are the latest in the long line of Baker students ready to embark on a science career. Both were admitted in the fall as “early decision” selections to the University of Kansas School of Medicine, which requires the students to have high scores on the MCAT as well as high grade-point averages.

Baker University’s student-run radio station and television stations, KNBU-FM and KNBU-TV, won four awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters in the annual student awards competition, going against colleges and universities of all sizes in the state.

Jacob Bucher, associate professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice for Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies, has been selected as the Topeka (Kan.) Correctional Facility Volunteer of the Year for his role in the Inside-Out Exchange Program.

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