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  • Donors, Recipients attend Lander Scholarship Banquet

    Lander University held its annual Eleanor Shiflet Teal Scholarship Banquet recently in the Horne Arena. The event attracted more than 400 scholarship supporters and student recipients.
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  • STAR III Conference Called a Success

    The Small Telescopes and Astronomical Research (STAR) Conference that Lander University recently hosted “went really well,” according to Lander Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Lisa Brodhacker, who helped to organize the event.
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  • Lander conducts disaster drill to test its response capabilities

    Lander University recently held a campus-wide disaster drill to test its ability to respond to health emergencies.
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  • Lander Student Helps Stage NACA South Showcase

    Doug Mikeal, a Lander University student from Irmo, recently worked with the production crew staging the National Association for Campus Activities South Regional Conference.
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  • Lander University graduate joins the ranks of general officers in the military

    Another Lander University graduate has been promoted to brigadier general, the third Lander alumnus to pin on the one star insignia of that rank in less than three years.
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  • Lander is cited for its tradition of planting trees on campus

    Lander University has received recognition as a "Tree Campus USA" for its commitment to incorporating tree plantings in its landscaping program. The designation by the national Arbor Day Foundation honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees, and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
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  • Rare Map Given to Lander

    Retired chemist and friend of Lander John Barnes recently presented the university with a rare land use map created by his father during the Great Depression.
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  • Home Builders establish scholarship for engineering students at Lander

    Students in Lander University's dual engineering degree program will benefit from a scholarship established by the Lakelands Home Builders Association. Nick Nicholson, executive officer of the Association, said the scholarship is designed to provide financial help to students who would support the construction industry in South Carolina after graduation.
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  • Greenwood-area students learn about forensics at Lander camp

    Local students who are attending a forensics camp at Lander University this week are hearing from an expert on a key portion of the subject. Dr. Jeff Burkes, of Greenwood, a retired dentist and former professor at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and School of Medicine, shared his knowledge of forensic odontology, the science of using dental structures and other characteristics in the identification of unknown human remains and bite marks.
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  • Lander and Fuji introduce local students to different scientific fields

    Lander University is playing host to young, would-be scientists during the annual Fuji Summer Science and Math Enrichment program. A class called The Magic of Chemistry attracted 22 students, rising 6th- through 9th-graders, who spent a week exploring a variety of chemical topics under the supervision of Dr. David Slimmer, dean of Lander's College of Science and Mathematics, and Dr. Ralph Layland, chair of the Department of Physical Sciences.
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