Language of learning

College of Technology Dean Robert “Bob” English, ’75, GR ’80, reflects on a career of helping Sycamores thrive and achieve their dreams.

BY Brian Hudgins

What is the impact of the world’s billionaires?

More than 100 years ago, J.D. Rockefeller became the world’s first billionaire — and changed our economy forever. Today’s richest people affect our daily lives, from the phone we use to the price tag on our lawn mower.

BY Betsy Simon

Aria Brinza, ’18

This insurance and risk management major can show us a few moves! Aria Brinza of Terre Haute is a studying for a dance minor.

BY Indianastate

Michael Triplett, ’17

Hailing from Kendallville, Ind., U.S. Army veteran Michael Triplett is a master’s of social work major who is helping his fellow soldiers doing clinical work in the VA outpatient clinic. Thank you for your service — both as a soldier and civilian!

BY Indianastate

Pamela Chamberlain, ’17

Pamela Chamberlain may not look like one of Metallica’s biggest fans, but she is! The Terre Haute native is a communication major with a concentration in public relations — and she’s happy to play ‘air drums’ any time.

BY Indianastate

Blazing a trail

Sycamore who was the Indiana Department of Corrections’ first paid summer intern wowed her supervisors. “She has a great future,” according to the internship coordinator.

BY Kristen Kilker, '17

The greater picture

What started as a Sycamore’s summer research project into phosphorus levels 93 million years ago could shed light on why fertilizer runoff creates “dead zones” around the world.

BY Elise Lima