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What is Transgender Communication and Why Did I Co-Edit a Book About It?

Laverne Cox. Chaz Bono. Caitlyn Jenner. Chelsea Manning.
Unique on Glee. Maura on Transparent. Cole on The Fosters.

These are just a few of the names of transgender people from news headlines and trans characters from popular television …


A Chat with April Mason

Name: April Mason, PhD
Major: Biology
Graduation Year: 1977
Original Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Where Living now: Manhattan, Kansas
Job Title/Employer: Provost and Senior Vice President of Kansas State University

Professional Life
When I graduated from Mount, I got a master’s …

What is entrepreneurship, really?

By: John Myers, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Mount Union

At its core entrepreneurship is seeing, identifying, defining, and solving a problem. That’s it. Sounds pretty simple doesn’t it?

When you step back and take a look at some …

Before, During and After the Interview: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part Two

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

A Tale of “Big Kid” Beginnings: The Diary of an Internship Expert Part One

As the job market grows more and more competitive, internships are becoming a very valuable asset to any resume. Many employers want potential applicants to have a few years of experience before they’ll hire them, and internships are a great

6 Ways to Find (Awesome) Internships

Whether you’re a seasoned senior or a first year student, internships are essential to having a fun and successful career.  Not only do internships help you build your resume and let you gain hands-on experience, they also let you see …

5 Things to Remember in Your Senior Year of College

Posted on September 9th, by Ryan Smith in Career Path, Finals, Return on Investment. No Comments

Before we get really into this, I would like to offer you seniors in college congratulations for two reasons:

  • You made it through three years of some of the toughest academic work of your lives to date.
  • You and your

What Accreditation Means For Our Nursing Students

As you may have heard, the University of Mount Union’s nursing (BSN) program recently received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Accreditation is a rigorous process but necessary to assure quality within our program. After receiving the …

How a Jersey Patch Costs More Than Your Tuition

The world of professional sports is a $1.5 trillion industry across the world – yeah that’s trillion, with a “T.” North American sports alone make up a third of that at an estimated $498 billion, according to Plunkett Research, Ltd.…


“I want to be a doctor because I want to help people.”

Kate_GonczySounds cliché, right? Well, those are the words that medical school admissions teams will be looking for in my interview (hopefully stated more eloquently, of course). Sure, my GPA and MCAT score are important, but after doing some research, I’ve …