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University Hosts Inaugural Spectroscopy Symposium

June 26, 2014

On a normal day on campus the word “alma” would refer to the Alma Mater, however, the word took on a completely different meaning at the International Symposium for Molecular Spectroscopy, or ISMS. At the ISMS, “ALMA” refers to the Atacama Large Millimeter Array, a $1.4 Billion dollar massiv...

Student becomes first doctoral candidate in wind conducting

Student becomes first doctoral candidate in wind conducting

By Declan Harty

March 3, 2014

While most University students are here to work toward their careers and bolster their resumes, Jonathan Ashley Jarrell has returned to being a student after 10 years as an educator for one purpose: to learn.  Jarrell, the University’s first doctoral candidate in wind conducting, spent his first 10 years after ...