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President Geoffrey S. Mearns with Rotary Club

Better Together events set for Sept. 7-9

President Mearns’ installation program will be held in concert with campus and community events, including United Way Day of Action and our first home football game.

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Solar eclipse

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party on Monday, Aug. 21

Faculty, staff, and students will gather on University Green, near Shafer Tower, from 2 to 3 p.m. Protective solar glasses will be available.

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Trustees approve changes to the north side of campus

LaFollette Complex replacement includes a new residence hall, stand-alone dining facility, and the realignment of McKinley Avenue.

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