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Professors share class participation strategies

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2012

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Faculty shared advice on classroom participation to improve student learning at Open Discussion: Cultivating and Evaluating Class Participation on Tuesday during common hour in room 202 in the Bailey Library. Dr. Timothy Oldakowski,...

SRU holds inaugural events throughout week for Norton

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 27, 2012

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Slippery Rock University will celebrate the inauguration of its sixteenth president, Dr. Cheryl J. Norton. Norton, SRU’s first female president, will participate in inaugural ceremonies Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. in the...

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 21, 2012

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Campus Sept. 13 - There was a report of criminal mischief at Egli Soccer Field. There was damage to the windscreen. The case is currently under investigation. Sept. 13 - An individual was asked to leave Building B after...

Co-Op elects new student-at-large representative

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 21, 2012

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The Board of Co-Operative Activities elected a new student-at-large representative Thursday. The new representative, Connor MacKelvey, is a junior transfer student from the University of Pittsburgh and an early childhood education...

‘Resumania’ kicks off three-month ‘Jump Start Your Job’ program

Maria Heintzinger, Rocket Contributor

September 21, 2012

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The Office of Career Education and Development teamed up with the College of Business, Information and Social Sciences to present the resume-building event “Resumania” Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the ATS Auditorium. The event...

TV Studio obtains new grant

Erica Kurvach, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2012

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The Communication Department was granted $232, 312 in HD equipment for the studio in Maltby Center. The studio will be geared up with industry-standard video cameras, controllers and monitors. Three JVC video cameras, a...

Physical Therapy professor receives almost $50,000

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor

September 21, 2012

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SRU Physical Therapy professor Dr. Timothy Smith was rewarded almost $50,000 in a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in order to fund his research on the development of primates. Smith’s doctorate...

Black tattoo ink may carry long-term health risks

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 21, 2012

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A recent study on tattoo ink discovered that black ink could cause long-term health problems. The study examined black ink, which is common in nearly every tattoo. Black tattoo inks use soot and iron oxide as a base, and...

Police Blotter

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2012

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Campus Sept. 6 – There was a report of the smoking hut emitting smoke at Carruth Rizza Hall. An officer extinguished the fire. Sept. 7 – There was a report of an alcohol violation and a welfare check at Building E....

SGA shoots down AGS funding

Catie Clark, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2012

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association (SGA) failed a motion Monday that would have given 3.75 percent of graduate funds currently governed by SGA to the Association of Graduate Students. Because AGS is not recognized...

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