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March 2015
Drury Professor to Use Hybrid Teaching Model and Digital Library during Summer Fellowship in Africa  


In 1999 Albert Korir came to the United States because he wanted better access to modern equipment for chemistry research. This summer, Dr. Korir, now a chemistry professor at Drury University, will return to his Kenyan homeland to teach students at Moi University using a hybrid flipped classroom model with the aid of content from the Analytical Sciences Digital Library (ASDL). Read more.
 
Q & A with Arcadia: Staging Crimes on Campus



 

In January Arcadia University introduced its new Crime Scene House. Dr. Karen Scott, director and associate professor of forensic science at Arcadia, gave us more details on this real-life teaching tool for the Masters of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) program. Read more.


 
Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey appeared live on C-SPAN on February 5 to talk about issues that affect higher education and the state of historically black colleges and universities in the United States. Watch the video.

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North Central College is one of five institutions nationwide to receive a 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. This prestigious award recognizes colleges and universities that are making significant, well-planned, well-executed and well-documented progress toward comprehensive internationalization using innovative and creative approaches. Read more.

 

Five NAC&U Members Named Among Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students in 2014-15


Nazareth College, North Central College, Pacific Lutheran University, St. Edward's University and The University of Scranton were named on the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs list of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-2015 Fulbright students. All were in the Master's institutions category. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education.


NAC&U Campus Trivia: It's Tourney Time!
 
Hamline University hosted and played in the world's first intercollegiate basketball game on February 9, 1895 and is known as the "birthplace of intercollegiate basketball."
 

During WWII Valparaiso University boasted the world's tallest basketball team. They were too tall to serve in the military. 


 

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NAC&U Members
Arcadia University * Belmont University * Drury University * 
Hamline University * Hampton University * John Carroll University * Manhattan College * Nazareth College * North Central College * 
Ohio Northern University * Pacific Lutheran University * 
St. Edward's University * Samford University * Stetson University * 
The Sage Colleges * The University of Scranton * 
University of Evansville * University of La Verne * 
University of Redlands * Valparaiso University * Wagner College * Westminster College * Widener University