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Harlaxton Manor
APSU sending students to live in Victorian manor outside of London this May

From May 9-23, APSU will offer a world literature class, a global business class and a public speaking class at Harlaxton Manor in England.

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Lee Fairrow
APSU partners with Arts and Heritage Council for series on tobacco's role in this community

Hailed as the "Dark-fired Tobacco Capital of the World," Clarksville owes its growth and emergence as a vital manufacturing city to the plant that came over the mountains from Virginia and North Carolina.

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Yoga and writing
Get Creative with Austin Peay's Yoga and Writing Workshop

For just $25, students ages 18 and up will be guided through a Yoga sequence, breath work, and meditation, with breaks for writing.

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Thayer-Hardin
APSU collaboration offers free 2022 tax preparation services

The APSU College of Business is partnering again with United Way of Greater Nashville to offer free tax preparation services for individuals earning less than $66,000.

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Governator
Student-built 'Governator' set to launch T-shirts at Austin Peay-Queens game

The student-built robot will be a perfect added touch to the day - College of STEM Day - which will celebrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics students, faculty and staff.

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Dr. Stanley Yates
Austin Peay Experience podcast examines course on The Beatles and 1960s culture

Dr. Stanley Yates and host Grayson Nicholson discuss everything from the 1960s to the group's legacy to how the Fab Four compare to modern artists like Taylor Swift.

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Dr. Tim Winters
APSU finds joy in hosting Tennessee College Honors Council Annual Conference

On Feb. 10-11, Tennessee's top college students will visit Austin Peay State University to examine the mysterious and elusive emotion of joy during the 2023 Tennessee College Honors Council (TCHC) Annual Conference.

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milkweed
Austin Peay's Science on Tap returns on Feb. 7 with a focus on healthy yards

The presentation - titled "All About the Birds and the Bees and Clarksville's Healthy Yards" - will start at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Strawberry Alley.

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Dr. McConnell and Dr. Lanham
Rural educator excels in APSU Ed.D. program

On Jan. 27, McEwen High School Robert Lanham successfully defended his dissertation in front of three of his former students, members of his cohort and Eriksson College of Education faculty members.

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Sociology graduate Vanessa Rodriguez-Paniagua
APSU sociology focuses on community development with new department name

The program officially changed its name last semester to the APSU Department of Sociology and Community Development to help students and employers understand better what skills the degree offers graduates.

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Winter Box
APSU fully funds eight campus projects during GOVing Tuesday 2022

Giving Tuesday, the largest giving day in the world, takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving every year. Austin Peay celebrates Giving Tuesday under the name "GOVing Tuesday."

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The APSU Observatory
APSU to launch free monthly public observation nights at university's observatory

Starting this Saturday, Jan. 28, Austin Peay State University's Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy will host a free public observation night on the last Saturday of every month through May.

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Malachi Johnson
APSU Eriksson College of Education to host teacher shortage conference

The virtual conference, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 28, allows school district administrators and teachers across the state, as well as community colleges, to garner advice and engage in best practices from experts.

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Endowment signing
New Women Veterans of America Endowment will support female veteran students at APSU

To qualify for this scholarship, students must be enrolled full-time with a 2.75 GPA in any major and be female veterans or be the children of female veterans.

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Marcus Hayes
Austin Peay presents Marcus Hayes with Inclusion Champion Award

He was presented with the award on Monday, Jan. 16, during Austin Peay State University's inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast.

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CSA class
Austin Peay's Community School of the Arts Registration Open until Jan. 23

With the public's overwhelming interest in theatre, after seven years of not offering theatre classes, CSA has not only brought back the classes, but has also created the Clarksville Youth Theatre.

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Earth Science students
Austin Peay department's new name emphasizes earth, environment to connect with students

In November, the Department of Geosciences became the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences to better connect the field with prospective students.

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Kimbrough Building
APSU business faculty set record for journal publications in 2022

"With a record of 15 highly-ranked publications in one year, our faculty are demonstrating that they are leading experts in their disciplines," Dr. Mickey Hepner, dean of the College of Business, said.

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APSU in Argentina
New study abroad program sending APSU College of Business to Argentina

In May 2022, Dr. Brandon Di Paolo Harrison took 10 students to Rosario, Argentina, to study at the Universidad del Centro Educativo Latinoamericano campus while also exploring the region's business, cultural and tourist sites.

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Moore
APSU's The New Gallery exhibiting work by Memphis artist Carl E. Moore

Moore's work deals with identity and color, by comparing social ideologies about race, stereotypes, and personal beliefs to everyday colors and the perception of these colors in our environment.

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Community invited to free milkweed planting workshop at Austin Peay
Community invited to free milkweed planting workshop at Austin Peay

Now is the perfect time to start milkweed plants! To help you get started on planting and nurturing these pollinator-friendly plants, members of the Clarksville Sustainability Board, Clarksville Healthy Yards and Austin Peay State University's Center of Excellence for Field Biology are sponsoring a February planting for pollinators event.

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Dr. Morris
APSU hosting inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Jan. 16

At 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, Austin Peay State University will host the inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. King Jr., in the Echo Power Club Level of APSU's Fortera Stadium.

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SGI grant
APSU's Southeastern Grasslands Institute working to prioritize conservation of grasslands across 14 million acres thanks to federal grant

In November, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded $91 million through the new America the Beautiful Challenge, with SGI receiving one of 55 grants nationwide.

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PIUS CHEUNG
Renowned percussionist Pius Cheung to perform at Austin Peay's Mabry Concert Hall

The concert - presented by the Clarksville Community Concert Association (CCCA) in collaboration with the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) - will begin at 3 p.m. on Jan. 29.

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Podcast
Experience Austin Peay Podcast's third episode connects Tennessee history with modern conservation

In "Connecting Tennessee's History with SGI's Modern Day Conservation," Dr. Dwayne Estes, APSU professor of biology and executive director of the Southeastern Grasslands Institute (SGI), discusses what this region looked like more than 200 years ago.

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