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    It all starts with an idea.

    Meet the faculty

    • Kathryn Bell, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Kathryn Bell is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in interpersonal violence, trauma, behavior analysis and addictions.

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    • Chad Loughrige

      Assistant Professor of Music

      Chad Loughrige is passionate about connecting students to professionals in the music technology industry.

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    • Betsy Pike, Ph.D.

      Director of Electronic Media and Film
      Assistant Professor of Communication

      Dr. Betsy Pike is director of Electronic Media and Film within the Communication Department at Capital University.

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    • Jonathan Stadler

      Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics

      Jon Stadler earned his Ph.D. in algebraic combinatorics.

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    • Dr. Lisa Jelle

      Professor of Music

      Dr. Lisa Jelle is a professor of flute at Capital University's Conservatory of Music.

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    • Mark Lochstampfor, Ph.D.


      Mark Lochstampfor, Ph.D., is professor of music at Capital University, where he serves as chair of the Conservatory of Music.

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    • Bonnie Goodwin

      Assistant Professor of Health and Sports Sciences

      Bonnie Goodwin is department chair of Health and Sport Sciences, clinical coordinator of the athletic training program, assistant professor and student advisor.

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    • Reginald Dyck, Ph.D.

      Professor of English

      Dr. Reginald Dyck's published essays on Louise Erdrich, Simon Ortiz, Willa Cather, William Faulkner and Greg Sarris have directly shaped his teaching of their works.

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    • Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Business

      Dr. Saurav Roychoudhury is an associate professor of Finance and Economics at Capital University.

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    Let Us Introduce Ourselves

    Capital is a comprehensive, independent university grounded in the Lutheran tradition.

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  • Gerhold Lecture Features Novelist Dumas

    October 20, 2016

    Capital welcomes gifted storyteller and award-winning novelist Firoozeh Dumas on Thursday, October 20, as part of the Gerhold Lecture Series in the Humanities Endowment. Dumas is best known for her book Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America, which was turned into a sitcom by the American Broadcasting Company.

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    Entertainment Technology Conference by Cirque du Soleil

    October 14-16

    Capital University and USITT- Ohio Valley Section are presenting a three-day entertainment technology conference with all presenters and equipment supplied by Cirque du Soleil.

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    Professor Tianshu Wang to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    November 12

    Dr. Tianshu Wang, Professor of Piano at the Conservatory of Music, is scheduled to perform a solo recital at Carnegie Hall in New York, November 12, 2016, at 2 pm.

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    Spotlight on Academics

    The 20th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship

    On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Capital University celebrated its annual Honors Day with a symposium for undergraduate students featuring their original research projects and showcasing their scholarship activities. Capital University is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.