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ACU Remembers: Dr. Pauline Bjorem

ACU Remembers: Dr. Pauline Bjorem

By on December 2, 2015 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Abilene Christian University faculty member Dr. Pauline (Kung ’93) Bjorem died Nov. 15, 2015, in Dallas after a long battle with cancer. The associate professor of music was 45 years old. She was born April 2, 1970, in Penang, Malaysia, and at age 14 became the first Malaysian to attend the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School of Music in […]

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Graham recovering from hiking accident

By on October 8, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

During his star-studded career as a distance runner in college, Drew Graham became known for amazing sprints from far back in the pack during cross country and track and field meets. Online videos of his races show a blond-haired young man repeatedly making thrilling runs – often on the back stretch of the last lap […]

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Olympic Diary: Earl Young won gold in Rome

Olympic Diary: Earl Young won gold in Rome

By on July 24, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 3 Comments

The full-color postcard, with a hand-tinted photo-illustration of London’s Buckingham Palace on one side and addressed to “Mr. Robert Hunter, Abilene Christian College, Abilene, Texas USA” on the other, said a lot in just a few handwritten words in 1960: “Dear Bob, Hope you can read this (the bus is bouncin’). Am now in route […]

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Students explore global healthcare in Uruguay

Students explore global healthcare in Uruguay

By on June 6, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

It may be winter in Uruguay but activity is heating up again this summer at Casa ACU in Montevideo, one of the international hub sites for ACU Study Abroad. Dr. Cynthia (Barton ’81) Powell and Dr. Lynette (Blackburn ’85) Austin are there with 13 students until early July, studying global health systems. Cynthia writes that […]

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10 Questions with Dr. David Dillman

By on April 16, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Dr. David Dillman (’70), professor of political science and director of the Jack Pope Fellows Program, is Abilene Christian University’s marathoner par excellence. He has 38 to his credit, including 10 Boston Marathons. However, this third Monday in April – Patriot’s Day, when the 116th Boston Marathon will be run – he and his wife, […]

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