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Choral Production of ‘Elijah’ to Include Alumna Amber Wagner

April 20, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The soprano, a 2006 graduate of GCU, will be a soloist in Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” on Tuesday night at First Southern Baptist Church, and admission is free. She hasn’t sung on campus since launching a career that has taken her to the brink of international opera stardom.

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Nursing Students Reach Out to Disabled Adults With Wellness Program

April 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

In a visit to the Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped, GCU seniors in the nursing program’s community health course provided basic information about dental hygiene, nutrition, exercise and protection from the Arizona sun.

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Canyon Challenge Won by Unique Sports Memorabilia Product

April 16, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Five finalists were chosen from 44 business plans that were submitted in the inaugural competition. The Fan Post, Wild Horse Coffee and Providence Brewing Company.took the top three places and won cash awards.

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Ethington Season Goes Out Dancing With Rousing ‘Boy Friend’

April 16, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The slick choreography of consultant Lynette Kidman Nunez is of Broadway quality, made all the more incredible by the fact that most of the 25 cast members aren’t experienced dancers. And Bill Symington’s set glitters and sparkles like nothing we’ve seen before at Ethington.

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Wide-Ranging Research Presented in Annual Colloquium

April 11, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The fifth annual colloquium brought together six speakers to share a wide range of research — from lung-cancer cell migration to public transportation projects to church leadership

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Musical ‘The Boy Friend’ Brings Together Different Talents of Students

April 10, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Senior Christina Cullers and sophomore Jake Swanson get outside their respective comfort zones in the season’s final production at Ethington Theatre, which features about a dozen song-and-dance numbers.

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Russian Play ‘The Cherry Orchard’ to Highlight Ethington Theatre Series for 2012-13

April 09, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” also are part of the new season, which will involve more than 100 theatre majors at GCU.

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First Forensic Science Day Brings Prospective Investigators to Campus

April 04, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Dr. Mark Wooden, dean for GCU’s College of Arts and Sciences, says the forensic program is expected to continue to develop students to fill “high-need areas and also some of the highest-paying jobs” in areas of DNA analysis and other detail-oriented fields in laboratory science or criminal justice.

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Digital Film Program Thriving, Growing With Abundance of Opportunity

March 26, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Some students complete as many as 18 projects in a semester, ranging from shorts to professional-grade or feature-length videos. Some also are exploring storytelling through documentary videos, working with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and local non-profits on video testimonials.

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First Deadline Approaches for Canyon Challenge Business Plans

March 15, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

Assistant Professor Tim Kelley says he has fielded at least 80 inquiries, most of them online, about the challenge, which will award a first prize of $3,500 to the best plan for a start-up business. Cash prizes also will be given for second and third places.

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