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  • This is Your World.

    It all starts with an idea.

    Meet Our 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, and has served 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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  • Spring Commencement 2017

    May 6 2017

    Join us Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2 pm as we can congratulate and send off the Class of 2017 in style. For all the details about this year’s ceremony, visit the special commencement section of our website.

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    Attend Our Summer Visit Day

    May 19, 9:45 AM - 2 PM

    Join us on for our Summer Visit Day. It's the perfect first look at Capital. Attendees will be able to tour our campus and residence halls, attend an information session on the admission process, and meet Capital faculty, staff and current students.

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    Summer Orientation

    Next Date: May 20

    Get your first taste of life as a Capital student at one of our Summer Orientation Days. Get to know your classmates — they're CapFamily after all. Meet with an advisor, schedule your fall classes, have your Capital ID picture taken. Your transition to Capital starts now with CAP 101.

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    Spotlight on Academics

    The 21st Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship

    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Capital University celebrates 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.