Entries by Julie Cowen

Dr. Elizabeth Dermody Leonard

Dear Vanguard Community, It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that beloved Vanguard professor Dr. Elizabeth Dermody Leonard passed away on Sunday, May 18 in Ireland, her home since retiring from Vanguard. Dr. Leonard taught at Vanguard University as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, serving as […]

Business Professor’s Book on Communication Skills is Published

Dr. James Walz, Professor of  Business and Management and Chair of the Department, recently had a book published for leaders in organizations focusing on honing their communication skills. This book resulted from Dr. Walz’s desire to give leaders the tools they need to orient everyone on their teams toward a single, action-oriented goal. The book is titled: SPeak […]

Director of Nursing Program publishes another piece from her work as a Research Facilitator

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from her work as a research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton. This publication resulted from a multi-site research that was conducted between the sister ministries of St. Jude, St. Joseph, and Mission Hospitals and […]

Director of Nursing Program Recently Published for her work in Behavioral Health

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from her work in Behavioral Health. This publication resulted from a research study discussing the validity and reliability of using the Adolescent Invincibility Tool to measure invincibility in youth and its correlation to risk behavior involvement. The […]

Director of Nursing Program recently published for her work as a research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton.

Dr. Mary Wickman, Director of the Nursing Program and Professor at Vanguard University, recently had an article published from the work she does as a  research facilitator at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton. This publication resulted from a multi-site research study that was conducted between the sister ministries of St. Joseph, St. Jude, and […]

Professor of Psychology presents at 2013 WASC Academic Resource Conference

Professor of Psychology, Ludmila Praslova, recently presented at the 2013 WASC Academic Resource Conference in San Diego, California. Her presentation and research was especially unique due the active involvement of undergraduate and graduate students. If you would like to read more about the details of her presentations, please check out the links below. http://www.wascarc.org/content/working-puzzle-first-generation-and-hispaniclatino-student-retention-and-success http://www.wascarc.org/content/facilitating-student-involvement-curriculum-development-examples-core-curriculum-and […]

Vanguard University Professor’s World War II (WWII) Documentary to Air on National Geographic Channel May 31, 2013

It’s not every day that students can boast that their professor is an accomplished, professional film editor. Aaron Daniel Annas’s students can. On Friday, May 31,2013 at 7PM ET/PT,  Inside World War II, a documentary for which Annas has three credits – Associate Editor/SFX Design, Finishing Editor, and Sound Effects Editor – will air on […]

Professor Presenting at the Midwest Political Science Association

Dr. Kevin Walker, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, will be presenting at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference on April 11, 2013.  His paper is titled “When Progress Had an End: Happiness and Historicism in the Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson.”  This paper is an exploration of Thomas Jefferson’s understanding of the […]

“Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Superheroes”

Professor of Communication Studies, Dr. Thomas Carmody, recently had a chapter published titled “Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Superheroes” in a three volume set entitled Evangelical Christians and Popular Culture: Pop Goes the Gospel. If you would like more information or would like to purchase your own copy, please click here. For a complete list […]