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  • Creative Arts Workshop

    April 7 - 9 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

    Join Capital University’s renowned faculty, industry professionals, student-led WXCU Radio, CapTV, the student chapter of the AES (Audio Engineering Society), and WAAM (Woman in Audio and Music) for a free and exciting afternoon of workshops and presentations in the Convergent Media Center at Capital.

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    Older But Bolder- Active Aging

    March 19 and 20

    Capital University’s Nursing Program will host “Older but Bolder,” a two-day symposium on active aging, March 19-20. This year’s keynote speaker will be Graham D. Rowles, Ph.D., a professor of gerontology at the University of Kentucky.

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    January 15 – March 28

    Vessels is an invitational exhibition bringing together the work of practicing female artists who incorporate the vessel in a variety of ways, even by breaking down the very idea of its structure. We invite you to visit this richly diverse, emotional, and intellectual exhibit January 15 though March 28.

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    • Reginald Dyck, Ph.D.

      Professor of English

      Dr. Reginald Dyck's published essays on Louise Erdrich, Simon Ortiz, Willa Cather, William Faulkner and Greg Sarris have directly shaped his teaching of their works.

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    • Kathryn Bell, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Kathryn Bell is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in interpersonal violence, trauma, behavior analysis and addictions.

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    • Saleem Saleem, Ph.D.

      Chair, Program Director, and Professor

      Dr. Saleem is a Chair, Program Director, and Professor of Social Work at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.  He earned his Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington. Dr. Saleem also graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and Eastern Literature from the University of Karachi.

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    • Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D., FRM

      Professor of Finance & Economics

      Dr. Saurav Roychoudhury is an associate professor of Finance and Economics at Capital University.

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    • Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.

      Professor of Music

      As a musicologist, Dr. Lentsner is interested in the intersection of music and literature, primarily focusing on contemporary music.

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    • Elene P. Kent, Ph.D.

      Professor and Department Chair

      Dr. Elene Kent's areas of expertise are business management and teaching and learning pedagogies using instructional technology.

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    • Olga Shonia, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Dr. Olga N. Shonia received her degree in Educational Policy Studies from Indiana University (Bloomington), and her degrees in Linguistics and TESOL from Russia and Norway.

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    • Jennifer Faison Hodge, Ph.D.

      Professor & Director of Clinical Partnerships

      Jennifer Hodge, Ph.D. Professor of Education Education Ruff Learning Center Room 234 614-236-6569 Biography Dr. Jennifer Hodge received the Capital University Cotterman Award for exceptional service to students through advising in 2007. She is past depart

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    • Paula Federico, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Paula Federico, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Battelle Hall Room 116 (614) 236-6393 Biography Paula Federico was selected as a 2009-2010 Exxon Mobil Project NExT Fell

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    Capital is a comprehensive, independent university grounded in the Lutheran tradition.

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    The 22nd Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship

    On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Capital University celebrates its annual Honors Day with a symposium for undergraduate and graduate students featuring their original research projects and showcasing their scholarship activities. Capital University is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.