News & Events

December 2019

12/06
 
James scholar Algaier publishes book on William James, serves as scholar in Germany
12/05
 
Wider audience Novel by Ángeles selected for Penguin Random House’s program
12/05
 
Decade in review Monmouth College writer Barry McNamara looks back at 'The ’Teens'
12/04
 
Polarization National journalist Seib says U.S. political gap continues to grow
12/02
 
Pro tips Scots get lesson in sports management from Bucks

November 2019

11/26
 
'Christmas at Monmouth' Annual holiday event to be held Dec. 7 in Dahl Chapel
11/21
 
New policy Monmouth College to include textbooks as part of tuition
11/20
 
MLCCS Signature Sound’s Christmas tour to stop in Monmouth on Nov. 24
11/18
 
Best of Show Freshman Elliott Grady wins Best of Show at Juried Art Exhibit
11/15
 
Her story Shaker ’15 returns to campus to educate and inspire ILA students
11/15
 
Major achievement Crippen, Graeff both receive ROTC national scholarships
11/14
 
Lead365 National conference inspires Stockdale Fellows with leadership ideas
11/13
 
Monmouth Associates Nov. 21 lunchoen program to focus on Scots in Scotland
11/12
 
Archaeology lecture Battle of Tobago is topic of Nov. 14 talk at Monmouth College
11/12
 
Nov. 15 concert Monmouth, Knox ensembles come together for performance in Dahl Chapel
11/12
 
Important role Brig. Gen. Chris Lawson ’88 says liberal arts colleges can help influence military
11/11
 
Must-see theatre Rankin returns, Carlson debuts in community holiday production
11/11
 
Previewing Iowa Monmouth's Johnson to discuss Feb. 3 caucuses at AAUW talk
11/07
 
Best of Show Second try by Wunderlich helps her rise above second place
11/07
 
Out of the ashes Local disaster creates unexpected lesson plan for history students
11/07
 
Student presenters Brown, Claude speak about peer mentoting at ACI conference
11/06
 
Moot court Hildebrand named Top Advocate at College’s annual competition
11/05
 
Honoring veterans Brigadier general and Monmouth grad Chris Lawson to speak at Nov. 11 event

October 2019

10/31
 
From intern to employee Bersell, Johnston, Zelnio secure full-time postions with Deere & Co.
10/31
 
The Arab Spring Former U.S. diplomat to address subject Nov. 7
10/31
 
Wiswell-Robeson Lecture Rising star in poultry production to speak Nov. 11
10/29
 
Observatory is open College hosting event for campus, local community on Nov. 2
10/29
 
Halloween fun Monmouth students holding Trick-or-Treat on 7th Street
10/29
 
Diversity then and now Talk to compare diversity between ancient Rome and modern times
10/29
 
New staff profile Scherpe-Lencioni is newest member of development team
10/24
 
New professorship Mayfield named first G.E. Boone Endowed Professor in the Computational Sciences
10/24
 
Prestigious honor Smithhisler named Student Laureate of Lincoln Academy
10/23
 
Music event Monmouth College Wind Ensemble to present Oct. 27 concert
10/23
 
Medieval Japan Monmouth College to host symposium on Oct. 26
10/19
 
2019 Homecoming Faculty share the spotlight during weekend festivities
10/18
 
'Becoming and Belonging' Three Monmouth alumni tell their stories to ILA students
10/17
 
'Black Classicists' Exhibit to open at Monmouth College with Oct. 21 reception
10/17
 
Thompson Lecture Author, scholar Gary Dorrien to speak Oct. 24
10/17
 
Guest speaker Political consultant, filmmaker Baughman to visit campus Oct. 24
10/16
 
$225,950 grant Lilly Endowment supports College's theological institute for youth
10/14
 
Career community Monmouth students now connected with Handshake
10/14
 
Finding exoplanets Solontoi says ‘ridiculously hard’ science led to Nobel Prize
10/14
 
'Becoming and Belonging’ Three alumni to speak at College’s Oct. 17 convocation
10/14
 
Homecoming awards Goldsborough, Chism to headline recipients
10/14
 
Homecoming Events will include award ceremonies, reunions, parade, football game, concert
10/14
 
Hatch Award Communication studies professor Trudi Peterson to receive honor
10/04
 
'Dirty Laundry' Johnson '15 makes award-winning documentary about mesothelioma
10/04
 
Hadley's travels Smithhisler gains advocacy experience during summer in Washington
10/03
 
Faculty recital Pianist Lee-Clark, baritone Clark to celebrate Schumanns' music
10/02
 
Spaghetti dinner Chorale to host annual fundraiser Oct. 5

September 2019

9/30
 
Pink Pumpkin Run Student groups to hold event to support fight against breast cancer
9/27
 
A+ effort Riggs gets creative with advertising class assignment
9/27
 
New faculty profile Iselin on the ground floor of engineering program
9/27
 
Title trio Former Scots win football crown in Germany
9/25
 
Impeachment 101 Audette provides overview of the process
9/25
 
Compeer grant Funds will support agriculture projects at Central Intermediate School
9/24
 
Big sound Monmouth's music groups Monmouth College music groups grow in size, stature
9/24
 
Family Weekend Festive activities planned for annual celebration, Sept. 27-29
9/20
 
New VP Sacopulos named vice president for finance and business
9/20
 
Alumni art Works by Monmouth artists on display in two area galleries
9/18
 
FusionFest VI Theatre festival returns with ‘incredibly different’ twist
9/18
 
Sienkewicz Lecture Third annual talk to focus on Mount Vesuvius survivors
9/18
 
Cutural Festival Monmouth's annual celebration of international students hits quarter-century mark
9/16
 
Greek leader Zavala-Suarez’s love of his fraternity helps him stand out
9/16
 
Test-optional College adopts admission policy to increase access to higher education
9/12
 
Constitution Day Second Amendment is focus of Sept. 17 at College
9/12
 
Monmouth Associates Managers from new retailer Fareway to speak Sept. 19
9/11
 
Phage research Poirier ’22, Godde present first findings at national conference
9/11
 
Woman of the Game Soccer team begins program to recognize its players’ role models
9/09
 
Milestone moment College to dedicate Center for Civic and Social Change on Sept. 14
9/09
 
New faculty profile Carolyn Liesen specializes in developmental psychology
9/09
 
Another strong showing Monmouth cited by ‘U.S. News' as a top 10 college for social mobility
9/05
 
Test-driving ideas Hewes Library staff keeps its focus on Monmouth students’ needs
9/05
 
Great Lecture Series Pre-game talks by Monmouth faculty returns; first date is Sept. 7
9/04
 
AXD awards Alpha Xi Delta chapter honored for philanthropy, academic excellence
9/04
 
Ranking on rise Monmouth College at No. 82 by ‘Washington Monthly’ guide

August 2019

8/30
 
New film series Latin American, Spanish movies will explore mental health
8/29
 
'Beyond belief' Hildebrand had memorable experience interning at White House
8/29
 
A prominent voice Ángeles receiving good press in Peru for his fourth novel
8/29
 
'Shale play' First gallery exhibit explores impact of fracking
8/29
 
Summer of Scotland Doner follows calss trip with three-week Fulbright experience
8/28
 
ILA New focus on convocations for 'Introduction to Liberal Arts'
8/17
 
8/17
 
8/16
 
New faculty Eleven hired for start of 2019-20 academic year
8/15
 
ACE is the space Located in library, Academic and Career Excellence is a win for student success
8/14
 
Lights, camera, action Monmouth’s Green sees it all during stagecraft institute
8/12
 
NFL experience Witty in midst of summer intership with Indianapolis Colts
8/12
 
Pursuing medicine Rein's dream job prep includes busy summers
8/09
 
Field of dreams Monmouth’s Quirk interns with Burlington Bees
8/08
 
Fall sports preview Season just around the corner for nine Fighting Scots teams
8/06
 
'A great loss' Monmouth's Belschner says Morrison’s works ‘are needed more than ever’
8/05
 
Something for all Monmouth College announces its 2019-20 theatre season

July 2019

7/31
 
'Rewarding' work Garden Crew tended Monmouth College crops this summer
7/24
 
Hooping in Brazil Smith’s trip to South America increases her anticipation for Scots basketball season
7/23
 
Summer research Distinctive Monmouth program concludes with students' chemistry talks
7/22
 
Basketball never stops Skrivseth stays busy with camps, recruiting and summer hoops
7/22
 
Eventful summer Algaier completes book, promoted to general editor of journal
7/19
 
ACM FaCE grant Monmouth, Knox receive funding for environmental education symposium
7/18
 
Flynn battles floods Monmouth alumnus a geotechnical engineer for USACE
7/15
 
'Learning to Teach' Grant enables 'Achievers' to work with ceramics
7/10
 
Still going strong Esther White talks education, from horse-drawn school bus to today
7/08
 
Verdict is in College class closely followed Supreme Court’s ‘Peace Cross’ case
7/03
 
New book Hinck co-authors text on how foreign media reported 2016 U.S. presidential election
7/02
 
Aspiring physicians Monmouth’s Coffman, McCrery attend OSF HealthCare program
7/02
 
Artist in residence Curtis' 18 is first to hold role at Buchanan Center in Monmouth

June 2019

6/26
 
‘Chemistry, Codes and Crimes’ Investigative forensics students travel to U.K.
6/26
 
College For Kids CFK has another successful year, serving more than 300 youth
6/19
 
Scots in Scotland Dean Willhardt led literature-inspired trip in May
6/18
 
Ironman Fighting Scots coach Jon Welty completes first 140.6-mile triathlon
6/14
 
Pilgrimage to Colombia Monmouth students visit sacred sites in South America
6/14
 
Studying apartheid Monmouth group travels to South Africa to learn about race issues
6/12
 
Golden Scots Soundtrack of the '60s welcomes alumni for special weekend
6/06
 
Long live Latin May graduate Maddie Baker to teach subject at Monmouth-Roseville
6/05
 
Dean's List for Spring 2019 Here are the students who excelled academically in the spring 2019 semester
6/04
 
Local art Monmouth professors have works on display in two locations
6/04
 
'Monmouth in Mérida’ Eight students complete semester-long program in Mexico
6/04
 
Viva, VITA! income tax assistance program honored for service excellence

May 2019

5/30
 
A group effort Alpha Xi Delta tops list of academic successes by Greek life organizations
5/30
 
Hatch Award Business professor Tom Prince honored for excellence in service
5/29
 
All-Americans Dabrowski, Sheetz earn honors in water polo, baseball
5/23
 
Headed to Scotland Doner receives prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute selection
5/21
 
Retirement profile Haas was heart of athletic department for 34 years
5/21
 
Post-bac experience Rillie helped make art collection more accessible to students
5/21
 
Making history Avila, Smith are first Peace Corps Prep Program grads
5/16
 
'Voices of Maytag' Monmouth College class shines spotlight on factory closing
5/13
 
Associates ‘Monmouth in Mérida’ to be discussed at May 16 luncheon program
5/12
 
A change of plans Class of 2019 told they have the courage to meet life’s adversities
5/08
 
Graduate profile Key for Haynes was growing comfortable being uncomfortable
5/07
 
Retirement profile After recruiting 2,000 students, Pitts moving on from admissions role
5/07
 
Baccalaureate Leader of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to speak at College’s May 11 service
5/06
 
Graduate profile Brinkmeier ready for a classroom all her own
5/06
 
Retirement profile Larson’s next chapter to be in Senegal with Mercy Ships
5/06
 
Retirement profile McMillan a distinguished business professor for 25 years
5/03
 
162nd Commencement Inspirational speaker Ron Gold to address Class of 2019 on May 12

April 2019

4/30
 
Next stop: Ivy League Yale-bound senior Brandon Allen built ‘diverse skill set’ at Monmouth
4/29
 
Leadership awards Students, staff, organizationas receive Highlander honors
4/29
 
Julie McVey Reading Day Honoring life of youg teacher, 2005 Monmouth alumna
4/25
 
An octave, of sorts Eight music events on tap for end of spring semester
4/25
 
Students of the year Four receive top awards at Honors Convocation
4/25
 
Law Day Dean Vikram Amar to speak on campus April 30
4/24
 
Monmouth author Cotter '88 to speak about his book on Supreme Court chief justices
4/24
 
Teaching Harry Potter Mamary uses 'J.K. Rowling's series to encourage reflection
4/18
 
Scots Day of Giving Records fall as $255,664 raised from 937 gifts
4/18
 
4/17
 
Smithsonian summer Appleton to intern in Washington, D.D.
4/17
 
Greek life awards Nelson, Wright receive top individual honors
4/17
 
Senior art Six art majors featured in Everett Gallery exhibit
4/16
 
Scholars Day Event gives students an opportunity to show off research thank scholarship donors
4/12
 
Annual report Newman to give talk on College’s Archaeology Research Laboratory
4/11
 
Big astronomy news Solontoi ranks first-ever photo of black hole an 8 out of 10
4/10
 
Leadership competition Stockdale Fellows place second in Kansas City
4/10
 
Keynote speaker Author Abu-Jaber to speak at undergraduate research conference
4/10
 
'Women Shoot' Modern languages guest lecturer to share research on Peru
4/10
 
MLCCS 7th Ave. to sing on 7th Ave. April 12
4/09
 
IHSA leader Craig Anderson ’91 returns to alma mater to speak to students
4/08
 
New VP English named Vice President for Enrollment Managemen
4/08
 
A final bow Four theatre majors taking stage in last show
4/05
 
Place-based education Monmouth group learns about innovative approach on trip to Wyoming
4/05
 
Senior profile Research opportunity helped Emily Currens '19 pursue medicinal chemistry
4/05
 
Registration open Monmouth’s College For Kids to be held June 11-21
4/03
 
Prestigious scholarship Work ethic, leadership skills help Dulee Tom Johnson Scholarship
4/03
 
A helping hand Art students help make medical condition ‘cool’ for alumna’s young sons
4/02
 
Two concerts Saxophones, percussion to be featured at April 6 performances
4/02
 
Spring musical College, Buchanan Center to stage Oliver! at Wells Theater

March 2019

3/29
 
'A fulfilling life' Gates-Markel ’06 credits liberal arts experience for developing her favorite things
3/27
 
Whiteman Lecture Speaker touts career opportunities in augmented reality
3/27
 
Doctor, doctor Gustafson, Saulcy following identical path to medical school
3/27
 
Top paper Philosophy professor Ermine Algaier receives award from SAAP
3/21
 
First destination College places 98 percent of its Class of 2018 in workforce or grad school
3/20
 
Archaeology Lecture Ottoman-era wood harvesting the topic of March 26 talk
3/20
 
Great Decisions Discussion series to conclude with talk about populism
3/20
 
McMullen Lecture California ecologist to speak about managing state’s fires
3/18
 
'Light This Candle' College launches campaign to increase endowment by at least $75 million
3/15
 
Service trip Students won’t forget Memphis, 14 tons of trash and their bus in a ditch
3/14
 
Greek Week March 17-23 event a time to foster connections, sense of community
3/14
 
Their own 'Greek week' Monmouth group visits ancient sites on trip to Greece
3/14
 
Whiteman Lecture Galesburg businessman will pitch advanced manufacturing during March 26 talk
3/14
 
Great Decisions The State of Diplomacy’ to be addressed during March 20 discussion
3/08
 
Great Decisions ‘The United States and Mexico’ is topic of March 13 discussion
3/08
 
Home concert After touring Texas, Chorale to sing March 15 in Dahl Chapel
3/08
 
Meet Rachel Evans New associate director of alumni relations is working on connections
3/08
 
Meet Tabitha Vick ssistant director of residence life strives for community
3/07
 
'Wild Things' New art exhibit explores conflict between human and animal
3/07
 
Philosophy lectures Pair of talks to celebrate legacy of legendary Monmouth professor
3/07
 
Miss Quincy Fox ’17 to compete for Miss Illinois title in June
3/07
 
Merit Badge University Monmouth College to host regional Boy Scout event on March 9
3/04
 
'Wild things' Art exhibit by Sandra Williams to open March 4

February 2019

2/26
 
Time to get rolling Four Monmouth College athletic teams traveling for spring break
2/22
 
Touring Texas Chorale to sing in major cities in Lone Star state March 2-9
2/21
 
Just say yes Clifford ’10 a jack of all trades thanks to willingness to try new things
2/21
 
Great Decisions ‘Cyber conflicts’ is next topic for discussion series
2/21
 
Writers@Monmouth Poet John McCarthy to read as part of Writers@Monmouth series
2/20
 
Stage debuts Women’s soccer players Lingle, Stumbo part of ‘The Wolves’ cast
2/20
 
'Faith Over Fear' Monmouth College to host Gospel Explosion concert in Dahl Chapel
2/20
 
Undergraduate research Conference to attract student work from throughout U.S.
2/20
 
Scholarship recipients Maurer, Rule receive financial awards from Order of Omega
2/19
 
Honoring Boone Gift from Kopinskis endows professorship in computational sciences
2/13
 
Series continue Education faculty to speak at Associates; Great Decisions on U.S.-China trade
2/12
 
Fox Lecture Emeritus professor Tom Sienkewicz to give the next talk in series he created in 1985
2/12
 
Silver lining Facilities director Sarah Young praises 'group effort' during harsh winter
2/12
 
'Daily Bread for All' Environmenal theologian will present lecture on food and faith Feb. 20
2/12
 
'Wild Things' Art exhibit by Williams explores conflict between human and animal
2/08
 
Great Decisions Kuppinger to lead Feb. 13 discussion on Middle East
2/08
 
Piano concert Chicago pianist Mark Valenti to perform Feb. 15
2/07
 
Panhellenic academy College 'duo' sharpens leadership skills at NPC
2/07
 
'The Wolves' Rankin to 'coach' College production Feb. 21-24
2/07
 
New dean Willhardt named dean and vice president for academic affairs
2/05
 
Super disappointing Monmouth students underwhelmed by ads for big game
2/01
 
Great Decisions Nuclear negotiations on the table for program's next meeting

January 2019

1/31
 
Faculty profile Solontoi hopes to inspire his physics students to develop lifelong thirst for learning
1/31
 
Headed to nationals Trumpeter Nick Thomas qualifies for top-flight music competition
1/31
 
Interview tips Stewart shares steps behind landing Deloitte internship
1/31
 
'Huge research opportunities' Hubbard studying three STEM majors, including physics
1/30
 
Offices close at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 Classes to resume noon Jan. 31
1/28
 
1/24
 
Next phage phase Students take major step with genome sequencing
1/24
 
Series continue Great Decisions, Archaeology Lecture on tap for Jan. 30-31
1/22
 
Science and culture Students ‘explore new worlds’ on academic trip to the Bahamas
1/22
 
VITA College program offers area residents free assistance with tax returns
1/21
 
MLK celebration College begins annual day of service as part of celebration honoring King
1/18
 
Theater festival Grisson, Rankin bring home awards from KCACTF
1/18
 
A healthier you Monmouth's Wunderlich details the transformative wonders of exercise
1/16
 
Faculty profile New professor Adrienne Hagen stresses relevance of classics in modern world
1/16
 
Great Decisions Discussion forum begins 39th year at Monmouth College on Jan. 23
1/11
 
Alpha Xi Delta news Wagner '11 behind AXD's award-winning national leadership program
1/10
 
King convocation Illinois professor to discuss mass incarceration as part of Jan. 21 activities
1/10
 
'You Are a Monument' Elizabeth Folk exhibit to open Jan. 18 with gallery reception, talk