Arts and Sciences

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Shorter University Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Newly Renovated Microbiology Laboratory

Shorter University hosted a ribbon cutting for its newly renovated microbiology laboratory on Monday, Oct. 24. The facility was named the Ware Family Foundation Microbiology Laboratory in honor of Marietta, Ga., residents Joe and Charlotte Ware, whose...
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$1 Million Gift to Shorter Establishes Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University has received a $1,000,000 gift to establish the Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English at the University. The late William Chase Speidel established the estate gift to honor his wife, Joan Alden Speidel, a 1957 graduate of...
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The Chimes accepting submissions through Nov. 10 from students, faculty, staff

Shorter University’s­­ literary magazine, The Chimes, is preparing for the release of its 101st issue. The Chimes is now accepting submissions of poetry, prose, short stories, photography, and artwork from now until Nov. 10, 2015. Submissions will...
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Comm Arts major lands paid internship at 11Alive, Atlanta’s NBC affiliate

Shorter University Communication Arts major Daniel Farias did something this summer that few students his age have a chance to do. Daniel, who had just completed his sophomore year at Shorter, landed a paid internship at 11Alive, Atlanta’s NBC affiliate....
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Shorter honors longtime faculty members through Legends Campaign

Rome, Ga. — Shorter University is recognizing four longtime faculty members for their dedicated service by establishing the Legends of Teaching Excellence Endowed Scholarship Campaign in their honor. The scholarships will honor the almost two centuries...
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Shorter University Welcomes New Faculty Members

Shorter University announces the addition of three new faculty members for the 2015-2016 academic year. Dr. Robert Stinchcomb is serving as Assistant Professor of Sport Management in Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. David Webb is Assistant...
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Shorter University welcomes Rome City Schools young scholars to science camp

Rising fifth-graders are experiencing the world of science in a fun and exciting setting this week during the Rome City Schools’ Young Scholars Program science camp hosted by Shorter University. About 80 students are spending Monday through Thursday...
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Shorter University graduates first student minoring in Character and Leadership

When Shorter University graduate Anna Graham heard the university would begin offering a new Character and Leadership minor, she jumped at the opportunity to add it to her academic path — which included majoring in psychology and minoring in Spanish....
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