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How I found my summer internship

How I found my summer internship

By Christen McGlynn

January 27, 2015

For many students, a feeling of uncertainty soon overshadows the exciting anticipation of summer. Why? The search of that perfect internship. Obtaining an internship that will help secure a job once graduation approaches is ideal, yet it is often difficult to obtain. Even if a student is capable of ...

Study shows computer gaming can be beneficial to health

By Pauline Gaffney

October 20, 2014

A University researcher found that playing video games for long periods of time can actually be beneficial to your health. Chennan Liu conducted research on the effects of video and computer gaming for her doctoral degree in social work from the University. She recently published her secondary data analys...

Team Corn Stars backpacks through Europe in Red Bull competition

Kailey Luzbetak, Dave Smulson and Tim Lalla carry Red Bull cases to London, England. The students are members of the Corn Stars team in the 2014 Red Bull Can You Make It competition.

By Bridget Hynes

April 7, 2014

University students Kailey Luzbetak and Dave Smulson, seniors in LAS, and Tim Lalla, senior in Engineering, are backpacking through Europe using only cases of Red Bull as currency for transportation, food and shelter. The team, dubbed the Corn Stars, are participating in the Red Bull Can You Make It ...