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Faces of LIFE, FACES of LIFE FRIDAY

Faces of LIFE- Stan Vandierendonck

For a student-athlete, time management is critical in achieving personal, academic and athletic goals. Stan Vandierendonck, mid-fielder and captain for the Life U Men’s Soccer team, understands the delicate tightrope he must walk and appears confident to take on any challenges that life throws at him.

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Slice of LIFE

Introduction to Rugby

Life University’s educational and clinical philosophy is based on Vitalism—our recognition that the Universe itself is self-conscious, and as such, creates itself as a dynamic system wherein living organisms are self-developing, self-maintaining and self-healing.

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Slice of LIFE, TUESDAY TRIVIA

Trivia – What is a Running Eagle?

In ways great and small, the identity of any given university is guided through history by the mascot with which they are associated. Some schools go fierce: Columbia Lions, Clemson Tigers and Baylor Golden Bears—oh my! Some schools go regional, such as the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Florida Gators (double dipping in ferocity as well) and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. So, when I first heard about Life University, I wondered what their mascot was. After I heard it was the Running Eagles, I have to be honest that I still wondered what their mascot was.

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Slice of LIFE, THROWBACK THURSDAY

The Olympics

The Olympic Games bring together the world’s most premier athletes every four years, and the seemingly small Life University in Marietta, Georgia has had a remarkably big impact on many of these athletes competing for medals on the grandest stage. Many of our wonderful alumni...
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Slice of LIFE, THROWBACK THURSDAY

History of Rugby at LIFE

Rugby union, commonly known simply as rugby, is a full-contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand.