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Noack received a scholarship from the University Nuclear Leadership program and will be an intern at the Idaho National Laboratory this summer.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Carson Noack

Carson Noack, a junior engineering major from Houston, works for Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory during the school year, but he is spending his summer engaging in nuclear research in a different setting  – Idaho National Laboratory (INL). INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research and development. Through his … Continued
Chestnut will be an English Second Language intern at the International Rescue Committee this summer.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Brahlee Chesnut and Emily Mazar

Two English majors at Abilene Christian University are spending their summers in Abilene integrating coursework with practical, hands-on experience through the Language and Literature Internship online course. Brahlee Chesnut, a junior English major from Midland, is interning as an English as a Second Language instructor for the International Rescue Committee in Abilene, and Emily Mazar, … Continued

Matthew Trow, junior financial management major from The Woodlands, will be an intern for SHOP Companies this summer in their Houston office.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Matthew Trow

Matthew Trow, junior financial management major at Abilene Christian University from The Woodlands, is gaining real estate and sales experience as an intern for SHOP Companies this summer in their Houston office. Last summer, Trow was a summer associate at the Howard Hughes Corporation, a real estate company selling to businesses and other large corporations. … Continued

Student works in next lab

ACU NEXT Lab research published in Annals of Nuclear Energy

Students and faculty in the Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory at Abilene Christian University recently published their first peer-reviewed journal article, “A molten salt test loop for component and instrumentation testing,” in the Annals of Nuclear Energy. Highlights of the article include: Development of a forced-flow system for testing molten salt reactor technologies. A molten … Continued

David D. Halbert honorary doctorate

ACU awards honorary doctorate to David D. Halbert

As part of Commencement exercises Saturday, May 13, Abilene Christian University presented David D. Halbert with an honorary doctorate. Halbert is the chairman, founder and CEO of Caris Life Sciences, a pioneering precision medicine company that helps patients receive better quality care through access to individualized medicine. With more than 40 years of experience, and … Continued

Joan Lavaki

Q&A with May 2023 graduate

Joan Lavaki graduated from Abilene Christian University in May with a degree in ministry and vocation and will attend Yale Divinity School in the fall. What drew you to your major in ministry and vocation? I was actually a vocal music education major before I became a ministry and vocation major. I thought that music … Continued

Schwarz will join the School of Nursing on their upcoming mission trip to Rwanda Children in Ntarama, Rwanda.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Andrea Sewell and Elizabeth Schwarz

Elizabeth Schwarz, a sophomore nursing major from Dallas, and Andrea Sewell, a sophomore nursing major from Columbus, Indiana, will spend a portion of their summer break furthering their nursing and intercultural skills through the Abilene Christian University’s School of Nursing trip to Ntarama, Rwanda, this summer. Schwarz and Sewell will serve at Rwanda Children, a … Continued

ACU launches official RangersU online courses to public

Abilene Christian University and the Texas Rangers baseball club today announced enrollment is underway for two college courses — Baseball History and Culture and Leadership Development — and continues through June 26, 2023. The courses are designed for baseball fans and the general public and taught by a diverse array of Texas Rangers management, Major … Continued

Max Lucado offers charge to the ACU Class of 2023 at May Commencement

Abilene Christian University launched 833 new college graduates into the world in ceremonies May 12, 13 at Moody Coliseum, with an inspirational message by 1977 ACU alumnus and pastor, speaker and bestselling author Max Lucado. ““Do not meditate on the mess. Do not rehearse your fears. You do nothing by setting your eyes on the … Continued