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Loren Carmichael
At Peace Corps, APSU student learns D.C.'s heel-wearing habits (and psychology)

APSU psychology student Loren Carmichael is spending her summer working with the Peace Corps' Counseling and Outreach Unit, which provides phone consultation to volunteers struggling with emotional health.

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APSU's Iron Man hovercraft
Homemade hovercraft captivates APSU's junior campers

Watch as Austin Peay's Bryan Gaither hisses across the gym floor in his homemade hovercraft. He needed only four hours to build the craft using simple and easily available parts. APSU Junior Govs Summer Camp attendees witnessed the flight.

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Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey
Retired Marine general to lead external affairs at APSU

Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, former deputy commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations for the U.S. Marine Corps, will oversee the offices of advancement, communication and strategic initiatives.

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A newborn baby at APSU
APSU now offering six weeks of paid parental leave

The policy, which will begin for children born or adopted after Jan. 2, 2019, provides six weeks of paid parental leave "to give parents additional flexibility to adjust to their new family situation."

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Gerald Harrison
APSU selects Duke University's Gerald Harrison as athletic director

President Alisa White named Gerald Harrison, Duke University senior associate director of athletics/internal affairs, as APSU's next athletics director.

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APSU raises $9.85 million during second-highest giving year in university history

More than 3,500 individuals and organizations gave to various APSU programs throughout the year.

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Eric Anderson
Book published by APSU's Zone 3 Press earns national recognition

"Flutter Point," published by Austin Peay State University's Zone 3 Press, was awarded an honorable mention in the 20th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

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Career Services donation
Enterprise continues to support career services at APSU

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation continued its support of Austin Peay State University this summer with a $4,000 donation to support student success and job opportunities for students and alumni.

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Mackenzie Kelly
APSU student advocates in D.C. to keep music education 'vivid' in all our schools

APSU's Mackenzie Kelly was one of five Tennessee students and one of 119 students nationwide picked to attend the three-day summit and to advocate on Capitol Hill for the Guarantee Access to Arts & Music Education Act. Photo by Brian Dunn/APSU

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Brinna Lavelle
APSU junior Brinna Lavelle to represent Team USA, university at international games

APSU junior Brinna Lavelle will represent Team USA and the university later this month at the FISU America Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Governor's School Imploded Drum
APSU Governor's School wraps up with smashing fun

After Bryan Gaither and Jeremiah Simmons boiled water in this steel drum, they sealed it and put it in an ice bath. Within 90 seconds it imploded.

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The APSU Board
APSU Board of Trustees approves grad certificates, honors University supporters

During its June meeting, the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees approved six new graduate certificates, which will be offered through the APSU College of Graduate Studies this fall.

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VR painting
APSU's CECA highlights art innovations on campus during state conference

Austin Peay hosted the Tennessee Arts Commission's 2018 Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference, which allowed CECA to show off the groundbreaking projects taking place on campus.

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Hanan Alghamdi
APSU's first Saudi master's student hopes to spread what she's learned in home country

Hanan Alghamdi's face brightened with a smile when she learned she was Austin Peay State University's first-ever master's degree recipient from Saudi Arabia. "I feel proud of what I am," said the Master of Arts in Teaching recipient.

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APSU Governor's School Duct Tape Boat
Duct tape boat stays afloat at APSU Governor's School

The mentors at APSU Governor's School of Computational Physics floated an idea - use duct tape and PVC pipe to build a boat that could carry two people across a pool. And the Governor's School students succeeded.

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