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How APSU Detected the First Chinese Atomic Bomb

 

APSU alumnus Dr. Ronald Miller (’65) wrote this personal account of a historic moment in APSU history.

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As a senior physics major in the Fall of 1964, I was asked by the Physics Faculty to take part in a research program they were conducting. The program was fairly simple, as research goes, but was important at the time.

Harold Dewein and Ronald Miller test air samplings. (The All State)

Harold Dewein and Ronald Miller test air samplings. (The All State)

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Meet Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith, Nightingale award winner

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – “Overwhelmingly you just hear about Austin Peay State University’s nursing program. In high school, it’s all I heard – APSU has a good nursing program. It’s the best public nursing program you can get in Tennessee,” said Oliver Smith.

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing student Oliver Smith. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University School of Nursing hosts drive-thru pinning ceremony

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus has remained quiet for the last two months, with the school going fully online in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, but on Thursday afternoon, May 7th, 2020, the sounds of cheers, honking horns and pop music echoed out of the McCord Parking Lot.

Austin Peay State University Nursing faculty congratulate graduates. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Nursing faculty congratulate graduates. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s nursing students’ optimism perseveres during Coronavirus Crisis

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic rages across the world, more than 300 nursing students continue their studies at Austin Peay State University (APSU), all with the goal of hanging their graduation photos along the halls of the McCord Building on campus. 

We spoke to four nursing students recently who shared their thoughts about a career that has the world’s focus during the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. 

Austin Peay State University nursing student Adrienne Conover. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University nursing student Adrienne Conover. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University unveils vision for new Health Professions Building

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Friday morning, Austin Peay State University (APSU) unveiled its vision for a new Health Professions Building that will one day consolidate the University’s growing healthcare-related programs under one roof.

Those programs include the School of Nursing and the departments of allied health sciences, health and human performance, psychological science and counseling and social work.

A rendering of the the proposed Austin Peay State University Health Professions Building. (APSU)

A rendering of the the proposed Austin Peay State University Health Professions Building. (APSU)

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APSU nursing student Oliver Smith wins Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 1855, during the carnage of the Crimean War, a British newspaper man named John MacDonald crept through a dark hospital in Turkey, trying not to disturb hundreds of sick and wounded soldiers.

To keep from getting lost or bumping into beds, he followed a young woman through the building, pausing with her as she shined her lamp over the injured and reassured them with a few kind words.

Austin Peay State University's Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt's Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Oliver Smith won Vanderbilt’s Florence Nightingale Award. (APSU)

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APSU Board of Trustees gives initial approval for doctoral degree, campus master plan

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees convened for its winter meeting on Friday, with board members approving several items that could transform the physical and academic makeup of the University.

Austin Peay Claxton Building - Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

Austin Peay Claxton Building – Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education. (APSU)

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APSU student David Woods starts work on Clarksville campus Tree Inventory

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There is a tree near the Browning Building and McCord Building on the campus of Austin Peay State University that has seen it all.

Over the years, the massive oak has watched Austin Peay grow from a normal school to a college to a University with over 10,000 students, all the while withstanding the passage of time — and the pounding of an F4 tornado that devastated Clarksville in 1999.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

Austin Peay State University GIS Major David Woods is cataloguing all the trees on the main APSU campus.

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APSU Department of Sociology sees students accepted to Top Graduate Programs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In August, Sarah Huff, a former high school dropout, will board a plane for the United Kingdom to begin graduate school at The London School of Economics and Political Science—a university recently labeled “the world’s leading dedicated social science institution.”

“I’ll admit I was a bit hesitant to apply because I don’t have a lot of the background that people have when they go to these bigger schools,” Huff said recently.

Austin Peay State University McCord Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University McCord Building. (APSU)

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APSU School of Nursing names floor after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSU - logoClarksville, TN – A few years ago, Kristin Meeks was worried about her future. The Austin Peay State University student worked two jobs to help pay for school, but she’d need more free time if she wanted to enroll in APSU’s prestigious School of Nursing.

“Nursing is my calling because I’ve always been drawn to science and to helping people,” she said. “But the program is really demanding, so you don’t have a lot of extra time to work.”

APSU officially names nursing floor of the McCord Building after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation.

APSU officially names nursing floor of the McCord Building after Clarksville-Montgomery County Community Health Foundation.

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