Breaking the cycle of poverty

Quillian Murphy’s optimism, drive and determination helped him rise out of poverty and propelled him to go from high school dropout to earning a master’s degree.

Quillian Murphy’s face ached from the blow. As he stood on the sidewalk in inner city Detroit, he looked at each of his assailants. In the eye. One at a time. They were a trio of brothers, and they’d been taunting him every day on his way home f…
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The Age of ‘Adarius’

As the Sycamores set their sights on the NCAA Outdoor Championships, Adarius Washington’s 13.40 mark in the 110-meter hurdles eclipsed then qualifying times for both the U.S. Olympic Trials and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

BY Brian Hudgins

The tough get going

For four consecutive years, the doctor in clinical psychology program has had 100 percent placements for highly competitive accredited internships, a requirement for the degree.

BY Betsy Simon

Revving Up

Team Sycamore Racing preps for ninth season.

BY Dave Taylor


The Wright Stuff

Construction management major Mariah Wright, ’16, has more experience in the field than most graduates.

BY Libby Roerig

Serving others

Newly appointed vice president for university engagement says she has spent her lifetime answering a call to serve her community and is inspired by the need for social justice.

BY Dave Taylor