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Wilkes University Professor Michael A. Steele Publishes Book: Oak Seed Dispersal: A Study in Plant-Animal Interactions

Michael A. Steele, Professor of Biology and H. Fenner Chair of Research Biology at Wilkes University, published his latest book, Oak Seed Dispersal: A Study in Plant-Animal Interactions on Jan. 5, 2021. Published by Johns Hopkins University Press, the book is touted as the definitive examination of oak forest evolutionary ecology.

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series at Wilkes University's Maslow Graduate Creative Writing Program Presented Virtually Jan. 10 to 14

Wilkes University's Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series, which highlights the January 2021 residency for the University's Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing, will be available for free to the public virtually via Zoom. The series features alumni, guests and creative program faculty, many of whom are prize-winning authors, as guest readers.

Wilkes University Awarded $30,000 It's On Us Grant For Fourth Year

Wilkes University has once again been awarded a $30,000 "It's On Us" grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is the fourth time that Wilkes has received the award, which will be used to raise awareness about sexual and intimate-partner violence. Wilkes was the only school in Luzerne County to receive the grant.

A New Tradition: Senior Ana Perez Wins Holiday Card Contest

Pérez's design was the winning entry to the first-ever holiday card contest. The contest encouraged illustrations, photography, art and design from Wilkes students as a new holiday tradition. Submissions were then voted on by the campus community to determine a winner.

Wilkes University Honors Dr. Steven Thomas

Musician, mentor and friend. These are just some of the words used to describe the late Dr. Steven Thomas by Wilkes University faculty, students and alumni. Now, the University has added two distinctions to honor his long-lasting impact on the campus community: the title of Professor Emeritus and his designation as the first recipient of the Arthur J. Hoover Legacy Award.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University Junior Lindsay Becker Raises Awareness About Sexual Assault Via It’s On Us

Lindsay Becker, a native of Long Island, N.Y., is dedicating her college career to tackling one of the most important topics for college-age individuals: preventing sexual assault.

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Wilkes in the News

Paraphrase this: Wilkes Intensive English Program gets rare accreditation

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

Wilkes unveils new media center

Athletics

Armstrong, Garret named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Wilkes' Armstrong Named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Armstrong was named to the third team offense as a tight end. It marks the second straight year Armstrong has been named to the all-region squad, earning second team honors as a junior in 2016.

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