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Madeline’s creative work earned her the President's Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishments Only a select few CMU students receive this award this each year.
Animation professor, Stephan Leeper, along with a group of students is creating an animated short film adaptation of The Creation Poem
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How CMU set up Lydia for future artistic success