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"Always Only" by Stephanie Lanter

Paper, porcelain take viewers on a journey both abstract and personal


This week is the last chance to see Stephanie Lanter's "Terms," in the Regier Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center through Dec. 7, with the artist reception Thursday, Dec. 6, 6-8 pm.  Regier Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (closed for Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-25). There is no admission charge. “Like rows of a… Read More

Michael Reinschmidt

Kauffman Museum selects new director


Michael Reinschmidt, Ph.D., has been named director of Kauffman Museum at Bethel College, to begin his duties Dec. 1. Reinschmidt brings a range of international experience to his new position. He earned a doctoral degree in cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology and American literature from the University of Göttingen, Germany. He comes to… Read More

Hentus van Rooyen

Bethany organist to give recital at Bethel Nov. 11


Hentus van Rooyen, assistant professor of music at Bethany College, Lindsborg, will play at 4 pm in the Ad Building chapel.   This is part of the Bethel music department’s Organ Recital Series, which features a guest or resident organist in concert each fall and spring semester. The concert is free and open to the public. On van Rooyen’s… Read More

Bethel College choral singers

Women’s Chorus concert added to fall schedule


The Bethel College Women’s Chorus will give a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.               The concert is free and open to the public. William Eash, D.M.A., director of choral activities at Bethel, directs the Women’s Chorus. The program will include Gregorian chant as well as a selection of other… Read More

Murray Penner speaks to a Bethel psychology class.

Activist for those living with HIV depends on ‘faith moving forward’


Murray Penner came back to his alma mater to speak in convo Oct. 26 about being on the front lines of public policy efforts to combat HIV/AIDS and hepatitis in the United States and other parts of the world. Penner, of Washington, D.C., believes he can see an end to HIV, with which he has lived himself for more than 30 years. Penner grew up… Read More

Safwat Marzouk

Bible lecturer to look at cross-cultural interaction in Exodus, Genesis


An Old Testament scholar makes a return to Bethel College after three years to deliver two talks in the Bible Lecture Series. Safwat Marzouk, Ph.D., is associate professor of Old Testament at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind., where he has taught since 2011. He will speak Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 5 at 11 a.m., both in… Read More

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As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.