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Past Bethel College News: April 2014

Audience invited to weave some new tunes with Woven

Woven's final concert of the year, Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in Mem Hall, will be the last for three graduating seniors and also mark the release of the group's newest CD, Wander Free.  Read more

May the fourth put a spring in your step with Wind Ensemble performance

The Wind Ensemble will mark National Star Wars Day with a concert of epic proportions, Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m. (note time change from printed calendars) in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Regular Sand Creek Trail bird walks to begin in May

Beginning May 3, there will be bird walks on Sand Creek Trail, starting from Kauffman Museum, in North Newton on the first Saturday of every month (start time will be sunrise as listed in the local paper or online).  Read more

Penner Math one of many distinctions for Bethel Outstanding Alumnus

Leona Penner, a 1966 graduate from Lincoln, Nebraska, who taught math for 46 years in Lincoln public schools, will receive the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award June 7 at the Alumni Banquet on campus.  Read more

FDA research scientist will receive Bethel achievement award

Peter Goering, a 1977 graduate from Silver Spring, Maryland, and a research toxicologist for the Food and Drug Administration, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award June 7 at the Alumni Banquet on campus.  Read more

Aaron Tschetter to give senior voice recital

Aaron Tschetter's senior recital is Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring music by Handel, Schumann, Ravel, Donizetti, Finzi, Lehrer and Loesel.  Read more

URICA Symposium research presentations to take place April 25

Student research presentations will take place throughout the day in various campus locations Friday, April 25, beginning with the convocation slot at 11 a.m. and going through 4 p.m. Designed as an opportunity to celebrate and showcase the many … Read more

Student blazes trails in research, education

Guadalupe Gonzalez, senior from Newton, will be headed for Posters on the Hill in Washington, D.C., April 27-29, to present her research on brain processing and language acquisition.  Read more

Portraits intended to stimulate conversation on gender labels

Audra Miller's photo exhibit, "The Gender Project," is now on display just outside the FAC Gallery for one week only, April 21-26.  Read more

Award winner successfully advocates for women within a religious context

Palwasha L. Kakar, who received the 2014 Young Alumnus Award, was on campus the week of April 14, where she gave a lecture co-sponsored with KIPCOR and spoke about women in Islam in the Judaism, Christianity and Islam class.  Read more

New museum exhibit explores Mennonite life, death, honor

Kauffman Museum is highlighting Mennonite heritage with the special exhibition “What’s Old is New: Recent Acquisitions to Our Mennonite Collections,” open now through May 18.  Read more

Masterworks program to feature French composers, Bethel orchestra

The annual Masterworks concert, featuring instrumental pieces by Hector Berlioz and Claude Debussy, and the choral Requiem by Camille Saint-Saens, will be Sun., April 27, at 4 p.m. in Mem Hall.  Read more

Six student directors will bring one-act plays to Krehbiel Auditorium stage

One-act plays -- directed by Dalton Smith, Hank Unruh, Leland Brown, Cody Claassen, Jocelyn Wilkinson and Leah Towle -- are onstage Fri., April 25, and Sat., April 26, starting at 7:30 p.m.  Read more

Bethel adds Accounting concentration, Health Studies certificate

Bethel has recently made two curriculum additions: an Accounting concentration (part of the business major) and a certificate in Interprofessional Health Studies.  Read more

Bethel begins search for new admissions VP

Bethel College Vice President for Admissions Todd Moore has announced his resignation, effective April 25.  Read more

Jazz groups to preview festival pieces

Jazz Ensemble I and the Mid-Kansas Jazz Ensemble will give a Festival Preview Concert Tues., April 15, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium before heading to jazz festivals in Kansas City and Wichita April 24-25.  Read more

Students present research at national undergraduate conference

Seniors Laura Jensen and Rachel Unruh presented a poster, based on research originating in a Cognitive Psychology lab, at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky, April 3-5.  Read more

Annual student exhibit now open in gallery

Work by 39 Bethel students is now on display in the annual Student Art Exhibit, April 4-25 in the FAC Gallery, with the artists' reception Thursday, April 24, from 6-8 p.m. outside the gallery.  Read more

Bethel signs new agreement to foster exchange with Chinese college

Brad Born, vice president for academic affairs, was in Guangzhou, China, March 27-30, to sign an agreement with Zengcheng College and its International College that could bring Chinese students to Bethel for a semester.  Read more

Beyond the ugly selfie: Students learn how to take a better photo

More than 50 people signed up for one of Bethel's newest clubs, the Photography Club, which started this fall.  Read more

Bethel orchestra concert to be out of this world

The Bethel College Philharmonia Orchestra's spring concert has changed venues, from Mem Hall to Bethel College Mennonite Church, and will be Monday, April 21, at 7 p.m., with works by Franck and Mozart.  Read more

Evan Koch to give senior trumpet recital

Evan Koch's senior recital is Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel and will feature works by Enesco, Vivaldi, Kennan and Clarke.  Read more

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