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Past Bethel College News: January 2015

Current exhibit in Regier Gallery has Newton as its subject

Debra Payne's Behind the Scenes, on display in the Regier Gallery through Feb. 20, looks at both public spaces and little-seen views of the community of Newton.  Read more

Immersion in South American culture proves full of surprises

I was surprised by how much I changed over 3 1/2 weeks. I learned how to take advantage of every opportunity placed in front of me, and how to embrace uncomfortable situations brought on by language barriers and cultural differences.  Read more

Time in Chicago gives future teachers education outside the classroom

The real learning about diversity happened when we ventured 700 miles north of North Newton to Chicago to immerse ourselves in a culture far different than ours.  Read more

MLK speaker: Conflict co-conspirators create the beloved community

Sarah Thompson, executive director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, challenged those gathered for Bethel's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration to move toward conflict in order to create space for new life and growth.  Read more

Extended 2015 Kansas Day events at museum to focus on transportation

Kauffman Museum's Kansas Day programming this year, on a theme of "Transportation," starts Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. with historical interpreter Ann Birney in Krehbiel Auditorium and includes events in and around the museum throughout the afternoon.  Read more

Performer-historian will bring Amelia Earhart live to Bethel stage

As part of Kauffman Museum's annual Kansas Day celebration, Saturday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m., Ann Birney will appear on the Krehbiel Auditorium stage as Amelia Earhart just before she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937.  Read more

Crowd gathers to honor retirement of long-time museum director

Scores of people gathered at Kauffman Museum Jan. 11 to honor Rachel Pannabecker's 30 years of service, including the last 18 years as museum director.  Read more

St. Louis Brass to give next HBPA concert, on Hesston campus

One of America's longest-standing brass quintets will appear Thursday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus as the third event in the 2014-15 HBPA series.  Read more

Freedom Riders documentary to be part of MLK Day events

Excerpts from Freedom Riders will screen Sunday, Jan. 18, at 3 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium, with a discussion to follow with guests Dr. Gretchen Eick and Dr. Galyn Vesey.  Read more

Peacemaker and anti-oppression leader to speak for MLK Day

Sarah Thompson, executive director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, will be the keynote speaker for Bethel's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Printmaker to do residency and give Greer Lecture at Bethel

Johanna Mueller will be on campus Jan. 12-15, working with the interterm printmaking class, mounting a "pop-up exhibition" in the Regier Gallery Jan. 13-15 and giving the Greer Lecture Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Krehbiel Auditorium.  Read more

Kauffman Museum to honor former director Pannabecker Jan. 11

A public celebration of Rachel Pannabecker's 30 years at Kauffman Museum will be Sunday, Jan. 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the museum.  Read more

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