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World renowned physicist one of ACU’s outstanding alumni

World renowned physicist one of ACU’s outstanding alumni

By on July 12, 2016 in ACU News with 1 Comment

To understand what Dr. H. Jeff Kimble (’71) does for a living, you can’t picture him working in a laboratory. Well, he’s a world-renowned physicist specializing in quantum optics at California Institute of Technology, so there’s a good chance you’ll never really understand what he does. Still: Start by picturing him as one of the […]

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VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

By on November 25, 2014 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Heading into the extended Thanksgiving weekend, a pair of Vision in Action projects on the Abilene Christian University campus are making visible progress. Crews from Beynon Sports Surfaces earlier this month finished laying down a vibrant purple track that certainly pops against the deep green of the newly installed soccer field. With that, the most […]

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10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

By on November 25, 2013 in 10 Questions, Academic News, Series with 0 Comments

ACU provost Dr. Robert Rhodes joined the administration at the start of the 2012-13 school year following a 17-year career at New Mexico State University as associate dean for students and programs in NMSU’s College of Education. He has a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University and a doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. […]

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ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

By on September 23, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

This past weekend, more than 65,000 people converged on the New York Hall of Science for World Maker Faire, an international event that speaks its own unique language: makerspaces, hackerspaces, 3D printing, CNC routers and Raspberry Pi. World Maker Faire is one of 60 events sponsored by MAKE magazine this year to showcase the energy and creativity of a […]

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