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Biology Seminars Now Webinars

Biology Seminars Now Webinars

October 15, 2020

Faculty in the biology department are hosting their seminar series as a "webinar" series because all...

Social Work Students Bring Awareness to Childhood Hunger

Social Work Students Bring Awareness to Childhood Hunger

October 15, 2020

Social work students are striving to bring more awareness to childhood hunger through a series of events. The...

Community Feels Impacts of Staff Layoffs, Braces for Faculty Cuts

Community Feels Impacts of Staff Layoffs, Braces for Faculty Cuts

September 30, 2020

The university community is feeling the effects of staff layoffs as it awaits an unknown number of cuts...

Student Success Center Offers Safe Services

Student Success Center Offers Safe Services

September 30, 2020

Tutors and clients of the Student Success Center are mastering distance tutoring and other services. Most...

Homecoming Tradition Carries On

Homecoming Tradition Carries On

September 30, 2020

Alumni are coming home again this year, but they may easily not recognize the place. The Oct 2-4 Homecoming...

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‘Theater Comes Back’ Despite ‘Plague’

September 30, 2020

The theater staff and MU Players are continuing performances of all kinds inside and outside of the Lemmo...

Virtual Talent Show Takes Center Stage

Virtual Talent Show Takes Center Stage

September 30, 2020

One thing the pandemic won't stop is this year is the talent show, even though it is going to live-streamed...

Women With Children Program Faces Unique Challenges due to Pandemic

Rinae Cotton, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Safety measures are in force in the Women With Children Program, which has remained open since March.  Katherine Pohlidal, Director, said the Cougar Care Team, COVID-19 websites for the students, faculty and staff along with the Centers for Disease Control and the Pennsylvania Department of Health contributed to the creat...

COVID Plan Inspires Optimism Among Students, Staff

COVID Plan Inspires Optimism Among Students, Staff

September 16, 2020

Trying to recall the feeling of walking, maskless, to class or grabbing lunch with friends at one's side...

Willie Wallace (left) senior business major, Andrew Lee (right), sophomore government, law and national security major, practice stances and starts as wide receiver and cornerback, working on quick feet and fast hands.

Football Team Plays On Despite Season Cancellation

September 16, 2020

Football is down but not out. There may be no games played this fall, but the team's players are practicing...

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Student Engagement Brings Back Formal Dance

February 13, 2020

After years of debate, Student Engagement will bring back formal dances. The students and faculty...

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