Austin Peay President to Speak at Lee’s Spring Commencement

Article Description: ​Lee alumna and President of Austin Peay State University Dr. Alisa White will deliver the address at Lee University's spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. on the lawn of the Science and Math Complex. Article Category: General Article Thumbnail: Article Image: Article Content: ​Lee …

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Rymer Scholarship Winners Announced

Article Description: ​On Thursday, April 27, Lee University awarded nine incoming freshmen the 2017 Rymer Scholarship. Article Category: General Article Thumbnail: Article Image: Article Content: ​On Thursday, April 27, Lee University awarded nine incoming freshmen the 2017 Rymer Scholarship. Three Gold Scholars, three Silver Scholars, and three Bronze Scholars were …

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OVC Prof to Answer Listener’s Question on CBC’s Quirks & Quarks

Alexa Bersenas Prof. Alexa Bersenas, Clinical Studies, will speak on CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks May 6. She will answer a listener’s question about whether cats may drink salt water for an extended period without suffering from dehydration. Bersenas is chief of the Emergency and Critical Care Service in the Ontario …

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Martin Named Presser Scholar

Article Description: Brittany Martin, a music major with an emphasis in vocal music from Paris, Tennessee, was recently named the recipient of Lee University's 2017-18 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award. Article Category: General Article Thumbnail: Article Image: Article Content: ​Brittany Martin, a music major with an emphasis in vocal music from …

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University Launches New Wellness@Work Initiative

Improving health and well-being in the workplace is the purpose of a new program for faculty and staff at the University of Guelph. The Wellness@Work initiative, to be launched May 3, is intended to support a thriving workforce, said Don O’Leary, vice-president (finance, administration and risk). Tailored to the University’s …

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Students Honored with DownBeat Student Music Awards

Article Description: Two Lee students, Victor Johnson and Jay Newsome, recently received the DownBeat Student Music Award. Article Category: General Article Thumbnail: Article Image: Article Content: Two Lee students, Victor Johnson and Jay Newsome, recently received the DownBeat Student Music Award.    DownBeat Magazine is known as the "granddaddy" of American …

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Prof to Address National Finance Senate Committee

Prof. Ryan Gibson A University of Guelph professor will share his knowledge of rural Canada with the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance May 3. Ryan Gibson, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, will testify during a 6:45 p.m. session in Ottawa. His testimony will be available online via …

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Students Serve Communities, Locally and Nationally

Article Description: ​Lee University students took service beyond the campus by carrying out four student-led projects during spring break last month. Article Category: General Article Thumbnail: Article Image: Article Image Caption: ​Pictured here is a group from Lee in front of Goodwill Rescue Mission in New Jersey after hosting a …

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Neonic Pesticides Threaten Wild Bees’ Breeding: Study

Neonicotinoid pesticides hinder wild queen bumblebees’ reproductive success, according to a new University of Guelph study. The study is the first to link exposure to thiamethoxam — one of the most commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides — to fewer fully developed eggs in queens from four wild bumblebee species that forage in …

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High-Tech Food Labs Aim to Help Researchers Understand Consumer Needs

Graduate student Andrew Baynham uses eye-tracking glasses in the new grocery store lab Exploring consumers’ relationship with food is the focus of two new food laboratories at the University of Guelph, including a state-of-the-art grocery store lab. The Longo’s Food Retail Lab and the Schneider’s Research Lab opened May 3. …

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