Monday, March 25, 2013

Students & Prof Win China Research Grant

A Baldwin Wallace University economics professor and four students will be conducting research in China this summer as recipients of a 2013 ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows grant, an award given to only 13 schools across the U.S.

Dr. Xudong Chen will lead four students to China May 16-June 6 to visit Fuzhou, Xiamen, Shanghai and Beijing.

Sundous Eddeb '13  of Brooklyn, Erin Amschlinger '14 of Rocky River, Daniela Muhaj '14 of Albania and Paul Krause '15 of Parma will have the opportunity to advance their research skills, learn firsthand about Asia, and foster intercultural awareness. Read more here.

Baldwin Wallace Business Honor Society Induction

BW's Business Honor Society inducted a new class over the weekend, recognizing academic excellence in the Business Administration Division. Eligible students and recent alumni are invited to participate, offering great networking opportunities for these high achievers.

Cool Cleveland Raves About 2013 BW BeatlesFest

The third annual, student-run BW Beatles Fest played to a an an enthusiastic crowd at the John Patrick Theatre and was dubbed "One of the Best" by Cool Cleveland reviewer Thomas Mulready. See his recap and concert video clips linked here.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Senior Art Majors Stage Inspiring Exhibit

BW Prof Wins Fulbright Award

BW political science professor Tom Sutton is off to Africa as a Fulbright Scholar for the Spring 2014 semester.

As a Fulbright grantee, Dr. Sutton will be teaching at Ghana’s University of the Cape Coast and conducting research into the parallels between recent presidential elections in Ghana and the United States.

Read more on the BW website and at

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Habit of Helping

A group of students from BW was featured in a Cataret County (NC) News-Times article on Alternative Spring Break service. The students are working on a Habitat for Humanity project, one of four BW service teams scattered across the country this week.

First Ever Back-to-Back Perfection!

Tabitha Murray '14 made sports pages across the country this week, pitching back-to-back perfect games for the Baldwin Wallace University softball team. 

Now we learn from the National Fast-Pitch Coaches Association that this is the first time ever that this amazing feat has been achieved at any level in this collegiate sport!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Squirrel Research

Undergraduate students are gaining valuable, hands-on research experience working on squirrel research with Dr. Karen Munroe, professor in the BW  Biology & Geology Department.

Their work, which involves humane trapping, tagging and data collection, has attracted the attention of the news media, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer and television station WOIO-19. The aim is to contribute to the knowledge of squirrel mating habits.

Entrepreneurship Winner

Congratulations to Addison Carbone '14, first place, and Amanda Feairheller '15, second place, for their winning presentations at the 6th annual BW ideaLabs competition this month. Addison picked up a check for $1,000 and moves onto the regional competition March 21.

Computing Props

Hayleigh Sanders '16 won the Undergrad Poster Competition at the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC 2013) this month. Hayleigh's work is a mouthful, entitled: TF-IDF Document Similarity Comparison Applied to Artificial Intelligence Decision Making. She is a member of professor Adam Anthony's undergraduate research group and he mentored her work.

Another of Professor Anthony's students, Anna Marchuk '13 presented a refereed paper at OCWiC... one of only eight papers accepted! Her work was entitled Holland Group Personality Based Collaborative Filtering.

BW's OCWIC conference contingent

Hardware Haul!

BW Circle K officers had their hands full at D-Con!
Baldwin Wallace University's Chapter of Circle K International won 14 of 18 award categories, including best overall club, best president, best vice president, best secretary and best treasurer at the Ohio District Convention in Dublin, Ohio this month. 

The CKI club conducted more than 40 service projects during the year-long judging period that ended February 1, 2013, including a November campus Blood Drive that topped post-9-11 donation levels and won best single service project.