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Past Bethel College News: September 2013

Fall Festival production has humor, meaning and explosions

Bethel's production of You Can't Take It With You, by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, takes place during Fall Festival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4, 5 and 6, in Krehbiel Auditorium  Read more

Ceramics artist influenced by botanical life and hidden nature

Ceramics by Carol Long, St. John, are on display in the exhibit Efflorescence in Clay in the Fine Arts Center Gallery through Oct. 25, with the artist reception Friday, Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m., outside the gallery.  Read more

Mennonite foodways are topic for 2013 Menno Simons Lectures

Marlene Epp, professor of history and peace and conflict studies and director of Mennonite studies at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario, will deliver the 61st annual Menno Simons Lectures on Mennonites and foodways, Oct. 27-29.  Read more

New student numbers up significantly for fall 2013

Overall enrollment for fall 2013 is 482, with 123 first-time freshmen and 74 transfer students.  Read more

Art historian to discuss well-known Newton sculpture from the WPA era

Art historian Reinhild K. Janzen, of Whitewater and Lawrence, will speak at Kauffman Museum Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3:30 p.m. about Newton's Mennonite Settler statue, erected in 1942.  Read more

2013 STEM Symposium will spotlight chemistry

Bethel chemistry graduates Daniel Unruh (uranium chemistry), Sharon Thieszen (wastewater treatment) and Donald Miller (pharmacology/toxicology) will be featured at this year's STEM Symposium, which begins Friday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Wichita artist invites local collaboration for Bethel installation

Ann Resnick collaborated with North Newton residents to create an installation piece that will be part of Resnick's exhibit Inconsolable, Nov. 1-29 in the Fine Arts Center Gallery, with an artist presentation at the Nov. 16 Worship and the Arts Symposium.  Read more

Wind Ensemble to try out the Fox for year’s first concert

The Bethel College Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Chris Westover, will play its first concert of the year at the Fox Theatre in downtown Newton, Sunday, Sept. 29, at 4 p.m.  Read more

Some changes on tap for 43rd Fall Festival

Fall Festival takes place Oct. 3-6, with most events on campus Saturday, Oct. 5, when there will be food, music, crafts, demonstrations and displays all around the Green and across campus.  Read more

Kauffman Museum exhibit illustrates how art can work

The new special exhibit at Kauffman Museum, "Art that Worked: WPA Art in Newton 1935-43," will be on display through Jan. 5, 2014, with admission always free to Bethel students.  Read more

Pouncy receives UPS Scholarship

Freshman La’Terious Pouncy, Bossier City, La., has been selected to receive a $2,400 UPS Scholarship for 2013-14, provided through the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) Fund.  Read more

Veteran narcotics detective to address failures of war on drugs

Former New Jersey State Police officer Jack Cole will speak in several south-central Kansas venues, including Kaufman House (home of KIPCOR), Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.  Read more

Chun vocal recital to include guest instrumentalists

Bethel voice instructor Soyoun Chun, soprano, will give a joint recital with her husband, violist Chung-Hoon Peter Chun, Saturday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.  Read more

Bethel is A-Plus School in annual national ranking

Bethel ranks well in the annual U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" survey, announced Sept. 10.  Read more

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