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Barney's Back, And He's a Real Wanna-Bee

After 13 years on the bench, Barney the Bee, the fuzzy face of St. Ambrose athletics, has returned to the sidelines. The Bumbling Bee is pleased to note the new Barney really knows how to Bee. Read about him. See a Barney photo album.

In the News

Vatican Librarian Eager to Visit SAU

Msgr. Cesare Pasini will visit the only Catholic university in the world named after the saint  to whom he has devoted a lifetime of  study. He will present a lecture on Dec. 2. Read about the visit.

Prosise Wins State-wide Award

St. Ambrose Assistant Professor of Engineering Jodi Prosise was happy to be recognized along with other innovative women from across the state. An award was a nice bonus. Read about it.

First-year Class Largest in School History

Bucking a nationwide trend, St. Ambrose enrollment continues to grow. A first-year class of 582 students set a St. Ambrose record and aided a 2.9 percent increase in overall enrollment this fall. Read about it. 

Have a Very Alumni Christmas

Events on and off the St. Ambrose campus will help you launch your holiday season. Start with the Alumni Christmas Party and annual Children's Musical on Dec.1. Read about it.

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Art With a 2,500-pound Brush

The SAU Arts Department kicked off Book Arts Week on Oct. 24 by enlisting a 2,500-pound steamroller. Watch this SAUtv video.

Winter Commencement Set for Dec. 15

Class Runs Circles Around Logic

Book Finds Business Lessons in Bible

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Barney the Bee has gone through a few costume changes over the course of St. Ambrose history. Here, the 1977 Barney shares a hug with a cheerleader. View more Barneys.

Class Notes

Morgan Griffin '12

Author/illustrator Morgan Griffin will publish her second children's book, "Don't Be a Bully," in January. Read this report from the Hawkeye in Burlington, Iowa.

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