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Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

By on July 31, 2017 in Features

Art and design professor Dan McGregor (’97) chronicled his recent Study Abroad adventure in Leipzig …




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Faculty member turns trauma into encouragement

Faculty member turns trauma into encouragement

By on July 19, 2017 in Features

Pregnant and restricted to a hospital room for 11 weeks, Jenn Rogers found comfort in handwritten notes from a group of mothers she had never met. Those mothers had once been on bedrest too, and their words gave Rogers solace through the dark time in the hospital. After her son was born at 36 weeks […]




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Theatre major uses African dance in outreach to children

Theatre major uses African dance in outreach to children

By on June 21, 2017 in Features

Passion for theatre, passion for kids and a passion for her cultural heritage. Alisha Taylor found a way to combine all three as she led an African dance workshop for local children that emphasized more than just style and technique. More than 20 children attended the workshop, many of whom were from Treadaway Church of […]




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Campus News

ACU makes “Great College to Work For” list for 10th year

ACU makes “Great College to Work For” list for 10th year

By on July 25, 2017 in ACU News, Campus News

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized ACU as a 2017 “Great College to Work For” …







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Andrea Lucado shares faith lessons in her debut book

Andrea Lucado shares faith lessons in her debut book

By on May 25, 2017 in Alumni News, Campus News, Features

Andrea Lucado got up at 5:30 a.m. on a Monday and started writing. What started as a stream-of-consciousness essay became memories of her time studying in Oxford, England. The first person she sent the essay to was her father, international best-selling author Max Lucado, also an ACU graduate. “He’s my dad but he would also […]




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Day of Giving largest in the university’s history

Day of Giving largest in the university’s history

By on May 24, 2017 in ACU News, Campus News

The Abilene Christian University community came together like never before on our first-ever Day of Giving on May 23: ACU received 926 gifts totaling more than $140,000. That’s the most gifts given in a single day to the university in its 111 years. “I am overwhelmed by the tremendous generosity shown by ACU’s friends and […]




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Alumni News

Duke University honors ACU alumna as trailblazer in neurology

Duke University honors ACU alumna as trailblazer in neurology

By on July 21, 2017 in ACU News, Alumni News

When Janice Massey, M.D., graduated from ACU in 1968, becoming a neurology professor …







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Candlelight devo tradition burning bright

Candlelight devo tradition burning bright

By on April 27, 2017 in Alumni News

Some traditions at Abilene Christian University begin quite intentionally but others have inauspicious roots. The Candlelight Devotional at ACU is a little of both, and this fall celebrates its 25th anniversary on the Hill. …







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Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

By on April 17, 2017 in Alumni News, Sports

For someone with an impressive clientele of world-class athletes and products to his credit, Nike’s Tobie Hatfield (’87) keeps a bit of a low profile. That changed a bit with our new issue of ACU Today magazine, which takes a look at the “Master Maker” whose work as senior director of athlete innovations at Nike has helped a who’s who of the sporting world make headlines. …







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Sports

New stadium promises exciting Gameday experience

New stadium promises exciting Gameday experience

By on August 10, 2017 in Sports

Driving into or around the north side of Abilene, especially at night, you’ll look toward the Hill …







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Q&A with head coach Adam Dorrel

Q&A with head coach Adam Dorrel

By on August 9, 2017 in Sports

Adam Dorrel is in his first year leading the Wildcat football program after winning three of the last four NCAA Division II national titles as head coach at Northwest Missouri State University. Dorrel was named American Football Coaches Association Division II National Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2016. Q: When you think back […]




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Lost Lobo: ACU says goodbye to the Wolf

Lost Lobo: ACU says goodbye to the Wolf

By on May 9, 2017 in Sports

The old guard came home to huddle one last time around the one they called Wolf. To do for him, once and for all, what he’d never done for himself. Jerry “Wolfie” Wilson (’71) died April 25 at the age of 69 after a brief battle with cancer. His nickname came from Ron Willingham (’54), […]




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