UDM Campus Connection

November 27, 2012

UDM students serve others through Campus Kitchens Project

Student volunteers at UDM have made the Campus Kitchen at UDM into a successful program for getting nutritious meals to neighbors in need.  Find out how students collect food from UDM and area partners, cook it at UDM and deliver it to homes and a shelter in our area, providing about 100 meals each week.  Read the story.

Ethics Bowl winners

The 13th annual UDM Ethics Bowl, held Nov. 16, was once again an engaging campus-wide event as teams of UDM students impressed judges with their answers to difficult ethical questions.  The final match was decided in favor of team "The LC," comprised of students Alaa Aljibir, Joseph Maclean, Drew Schupbach, Thomas Sible and Erica Taylor.  The team will go on to represent UDM at the regional Ethics Bowl at Loyola University in Chicago, Dec. 1.

The LC team members at Ethics Bowl
"The LC" Ethics Bowl team members, from left: Joseph Maclean (Communication Studies), Brian Moore (Architecture), Thomas Sible (Business Administration) and Alaa Aljibir (Biology).  Not pictured: Erica Taylor (Biology).

Extended bookstore hours

The UDM Bookstore on McNichols Campus will be open for extended hours on the following dates:

  • Saturday, Dec. 1 - open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (for Visit Day)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5 - open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (for 7 p.m. basketball game)
  • Saturday, Dec. 8  - open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (for 2 p.m. basketball game)

Addiction Studies scholarship granted

Student David C. Page is the inaugural recipient of the Addiction Studies Undergraduate Scholarship. The annual scholarship, made possible by a generous donation to the program this year, provides $5,000 in tuition remission to an Addiction Studies major during his or her sophomore or junior year.  As a competitive need-based scholarship program, the scholarship provides significant financial assistance to students pursuing a degree in Addiction Studies.

People in Counseling and Addiction Studies Dept.
In the Department of Counseling & Addiction Studies, from left: Assistant Professor Daniel G. Duryea, scholarship recipient David C. Page and Professor Nancy G. Calleja.

Thumbs Up!

Associate Professor of Nursing Maureen Anthony co-authored the article, "A dedicated education unit model partnering select VA Medical Centers and baccalaureate nursing programs," published in the November issue of Journal of Professional Nursing.

Professor of Counseling & Addiction Studies Nancy Calleja co-authored the article, "Use of psychotropic medications in the child welfare system: Causes, consequences, and proposed solutions," in Child Welfare, the journal of the Child Welfare League of America.

On Nov. 22, a Spanish translation of The Blue Velvet Project by Professor of English Nicholas Rombes was launched as a book at the 27th Mar Del Plata Film Festival in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. The Blue Velvet Project originally appeared over the course of one year at Filmmaker Magazine's website.  Rombes attended the book launch and participated in a question and answer session about the book as a new, experimental form of film theory.  See more on the Filmmaker site.

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