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  • The Trout Lectures

    April 25 and 26

    The Trout Lectures honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Nelson W. Trout (1920-1996). He was a Trinity Lutheran Seminary alumnus, a member of the Trinity faculty, and the first African American elected to serve as a Lutheran bishop. His vibrant preaching and commitment to social ministry inspired hundreds of seminary students and touched thousands of lives. Join us for this year's event.

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    Older But Bolder Lunch and Learn Event

    May 10 at 12 PM

    Please join us for OLDER BUT BOLDER: ACTIVE AGING, an opportunity for people of all ages to learn about changing ideas concerning mental and physical health as we grow older. Capital University’s Nursing program, working with sponsors and local health agencies, is providing an opportunity for you to hear from internationally recognized experts in healthy aging and to interact with others interested in boldly growing older.

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    Creative Arts Camps at Capital

    June 23 - 28

    Learn from Capital’s Communication and Film professors during this one-week immersive summer camp experience for students ages 11-13 and 14-17 interested in exploring the creative arts. This year's camps include; Art and Design, Screenwriting, Film Production, Improv Comedy, I Wanna Rock (Music Making), and Debate.

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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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    • 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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    • Saleem Saleem, Ph.D.

      Chair, Program Director, and Professor

      Dr. Saleem is a Chair, Program Director, and Professor of Social Work at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.  He earned his Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington. Dr. Saleem also graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and Eastern Literature from the University of Karachi.

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    • Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D., FRM

      Professor of Finance & Economics

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

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    • Elene P. Kent, Ph.D.

      Professor

      Dr. Elene Kent's areas of expertise are business management and teaching and learning pedagogies using instructional technology.

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    • Olga Shonia, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Dr. Olga N. Shonia received her degree in Educational Policy Studies from Indiana University (Bloomington), and her degrees in Linguistics and TESOL from Russia and Norway.

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    • Jennifer Faison Hodge, Ph.D.

      Professor & Director of Clinical Partnerships

      Jennifer Hodge, Ph.D. Professor of Education Education Ruff Learning Center Room 234 614-236-6569 jhodge@capital.edu Biography Dr. Jennifer Hodge received the Capital University Cotterman Award for exceptional service to students through advising in 2007. She is past depart

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    • Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.

      Professor of Music

      As a musicologist, Dr. Lentsner is interested in the intersection of music and literature, primarily focusing on contemporary music.

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    • Paula Federico, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Department Chair

      Paula Federico, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Battelle Hall Room 116 (614) 236-6393 pfederic@capital.edu Biography Paula Federico was selected as a 2009-2010 Exxon Mobil Project NExT Fell

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    Let Us Introduce Ourselves

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

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    Toads Attest to Habitat Health

    Brandyn Shipley ’18 (Environmental Science) recently presented her original research on the link between healthy amphibians and habitat quality at the 25th annual national conference for The Wildlife Society. One in three Capital University undergraduates conducts research with their professor.