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Bethel College students safe during Jerusalem interterm trip

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. - Bethel College students traveling with professor Patty Shelly during the January interterm trip to Jerusalem are safe, following reports of violence in the Middle East. "We did not hear about the bombings in Tel Aviv until late that evening," Shelly writes in an e-mail, referring to the Jan. 5 suicide bombings that caused 20… Read More

Astronomer to speak at Bethel College

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. - Laurence A. Marschall, recognized for his work in astronomy education and the use of computers in astronomy, will speak Feb. 6 and 7 at Bethel College in North Newton. He will present three lectures. The first program, "ExtraSolar Planets," is set for 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6 in room 121, Krehbiel Science Center. "The Search… Read More

Bethel College students to participate in Collaborative Theater Tour during January

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN- Bethel College theater students will present William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" during a regional tour in January. Participants in the interterm theater trip will learn and participate in a variety of theater roles to prepare for the performances. The play will be performed at area high schools, as well as in Colorado.… Read More

Macbeth goes to church

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. Macbeth is going to church. The Shakespearean tragedy with its witches, blood and violence will be presented by a Bethel College touring troupe during the college's January interterm. Performances are planned on campus and in Colorado churches. Director Brent Noel knows that performing a Shakespearean tragedy in a Mennonite… Read More

Kauffman Museum to host Kansas Day party

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. - Kansas has a birthday, and Kauffman Museum at Bethel College is throwing the party. Celebrate Kansas Day! activities will be held from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25 at the museum in North Newton. The party will commemorate 142 years of Kansas statehood. Admission is free for all ages. "I've lived in other states, and… Read More

Bethel College students travel to Guatemala during January

September 11th, 2017

NORTH NEWTON, KAN- A group of Bethel College students will spend the month of January participating in the course Poverty Seminar-Guatemala, led by associate professor of sociology Julie Hart. The course will examine the origins, conditions and consequences of poverty in Central America. Students will study both urban and rural poverty in the… 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.