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  • Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 1915-2013

    Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 97, of Clemson, husband of the late Sarah (Tish) Shirley Lander, died Saturday, August 17, 2013.
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  • Lander University Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Specialists Award

    Dr. Michael H. Murphy, assistant professor within the Department of Teacher Education at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Phitsanulok, Thailand, at Naresuan University during October 2013, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
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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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  • Lander group in Thailand for international academic conference

    A delegation of Lander University faculty members and administrators are in Thailand for an international conference on Technology and Innovation Development for Sustainability. The conference is sponsored by Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nkhon in Bangkok, which is one of Lander's 11 sister institutions of higher education in Thailand, South Korea and China. Lander is also co-sponsoring the event.
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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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  • Two Miss Lander University Winners in 2013 Miss South Carolina Pageant

    Lander University will be well represented at the Miss South Carolina Pageant this year.
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  • South Korean students visit Lander for language and cultural program

    Lander University has welcomed a group of 20 students and one staff member from the University of Incheon, in South Korea, who will attend a month-long American Language and Cultural Studies program conducted by Lander.
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  • Law enforcement at Lander undergoes a change of command

    Ray Manley will soon turn in his badge, sidearm and other equipment when he retires as chief of Lander University's Police Department, signaling an end to a collegiate law enforcement career spanning more than 30 years.
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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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