Although Baker is still in the works of figuring out how interterm will work in the future, it has approved seven travel interterms for 2016 so students can start saving money and planning their trips.
Though there are not very many older, nontraditional students on Baker University's Baldwin City campus, students like 33-year-old sophomore Emily Elliott step up to the challenge of balancing an adult life with furthering their education.
May 11-15 is the week many students are dreading, but the Student Activities Council is carrying on its annual tradition of finals study breaks. Finals Frenzy 2015 kicks off at 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Lodge. Baker students can relax with free food, drinks and mini golf before the week starts.
Camera crews, studio lighting and film sets broke up Baker’s traditional scenery April 29 outside of the Long Student Center with the arrival of a PBS film crew. Baker will be featured as a part of the In-America series.
Baker students had the opportunity to attend a presentation on leadership skills given by Robert Page in McKibbin Recital Hall on April 29.
Approximately 70 people from the Baldwin City campus took the opportunity to “get swabbed” on April 29. The bone marrow drive, which took place in the Long Student Center, gave students, staff and faculty the opportunity to join the bone marrow registry list in an effort to combat blood cancer.
The Baker University community gathered on campus April 23 to plant a American Linden tree commemorating the life of Sione Maumau.
Baker students had the opportunity to participate in Dialogos, previously called the Scholars Symposium, on April 22.
Senior Ben Sobek received the 2015 Milan-Harris Award for Promoting Diversity.
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Sigma Phi Epsilon’s 14th annual Spiking Out tournament featured a contribution to Saint Baldrick’s Foundation and 10 shaved heads.