Articles by Kaitlin Gill

Local business leader explains Ohio’s

International business leader and Osaka, Japan native, Koichi Tanaka, has a first hand look at the daily economic relationship between Japan and the United States.  On Oct. 5, Tanaka spoke to JCU students, professors and community members as part of the East Asian Festival and Maroon Discussion Series.   Tanaka is the general manager for TOMATEC,…

Sophomore Checkups offer guidance

Second year initiative proves to be informative for returning students

New program First Thing’s First set in motion

First Thing’s First is a new program which challenges John Carroll University students to make mental health a top priority. The new initiative aims to provide opportunities that focus on physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual wellness. First Thing’s First will reach out to JCU students, and will institutionalize self-care.   Evolving from a grant given…

Don’t throw it away, give it away

End of the year collection brings high expectations

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet fills Dolan

Paul Muldoon’s quirky, mad-scientist appearance with large gray hair and glasses exemplifies his ability to formulate his own award-winning writing style. Last Thursday evening, the Northern Irish poet and Pulitzer Prize winner, Muldoon, spoke in Dolan Auditorium. “[He] has been called, by the [London] Times Literary Supplement, ‘the most important writer in English born after…

Seniors to Watch 2010

John Carroll’s “Seniors to Watch” have been nominated by the faculty of their respective academic departments for their outstanding work ethic and passion for their studies. These five seniors were chosen among their peers and the faculty. Rebecca Drenovsky, assistant professor of biology, and James Lissemore, chair of the biology department, nominated Elise Wygant. Drenovsky…

Professor’s blog generates thousands of hits

Blogging is no doubt a rising phenomenon, but how exactly does it affect the John Carroll community? Students and faculty both blog. One example of this is Philip Metres, an associate professor in the JCU English Department. He entered the blogosphere in 2007 by creating “Behind the Lines: Poetry, War, & Peacemaking.” His blog explains…