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The Scary Truth About PLASTIC

By Mallory Glenn, Green Raider

Did you know that during the last decade, we have produced more plastic than the amount that was produced throughout the entire 20th century? Statistics show that the typical American throws away nearly 200 lbs. …

Preserving Precious Pooch

Posted on July 20th, by Lonnie Lowery in Professors, Research. 1 Comment

Lonnie Lowery, Ph.D., RD, LD, FISSN

IMG_1109It’s 6:15 AM. My wife, Kelly Lowery, is preparing a strange slurry of meat-flavored nutrients in a dish. The concoction takes several minutes to make – no small commitment when getting ready to leave …

Is Your Pre-Workout Supplement a Gimmick?

Do you enjoy that rush and tingle you get by taking pre-workout tablets or powders before you exercise? How much does your training benefit? And are all those ingredients in the formula equally beneficial?

My sister, who is a surgeon, …


Who Was Prince?

Posted on April 22nd, by James Perone in Expert Voices, Professors, Research. Comments Off on Who Was Prince?

Who Was Prince?

James Perone, Ph.D., Associate Dean of the Faculty and the Margaret Morgan Ramsey Professor in Music at the University of Mount Union, is the author of “The Words and Music of Prince” as part of the Praeger


Lighting the Way With Music

Posted on March 31st, by University of Mount Union Students in Academics, Alumni Success, Career Path, Research, Return on Investment. Comments Off on Lighting the Way With Music

By: Alicia (Bousner) Hrubey ’10, M.M.

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. – from To A Mouse by Robert Burns

This post is about MUSIC THERAPY. Don’t know what music therapy is? Check out …


Exceptional Hands-On Experience in Mechanical Engineering Major

Posted on November 25th, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Research, Service. Comments Off on Exceptional Hands-On Experience in Mechanical Engineering Major

Exceptional Hands-On Experience in Mechanical Engineering Major by Jason Shar

Majoring in mechanical engineering is one of those uniquely interesting experiences in which it is commonly misunderstood, difficult to describe, and intensely rewarding. It’s the only major I know where …

Research Galore for Biochemistry Junior Ellis Beardsley

Posted on November 12th, by University of Mount Union Students in Career Path, Hands-on Experience, Research. Comments Off on Research Galore for Biochemistry Junior Ellis Beardsley

Hey, Raiders!

My name is Ellis Beardsley and I am a junior biochemistry major/biology minor here at Mount Union. Being from a small town on the Pennsylvania/New York border, I often get asked how I ended up at Mount; and …


Geology “Rocks” in the ADK’s

Posted on November 10th, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Research. Comments Off on Geology “Rocks” in the ADK’s

Geology “Rocks” in the ADK’s by Brittany Piatt

Hi there! My name is Brittany Piatt. I am a senior at Mount Union majoring in Environmental Science with a depth in Geology. Throughout my time at Mount Union I have had …


Let’s Talk “Neature”

Posted on November 3rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Nature Center, Research. Comments Off on Let’s Talk “Neature”

My Exceptional Experience as a Research Intern by Jenna Belli

This past summer, I had a great opportunity working as an Environmental Science Research Intern at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center. I had originally heard about the internship from my Biology …