News Archive

August 2018

8/21
 
Faculty profile Math professor Michael Sostarecz flourishes with Monmouth’s interdisciplinary approach
8/18
 
A new beginning Monmouth’s academic year officially opens with traditional matriculation ceremony
8/16
 
Peace Corps Prep Monmouth College adds new program to prepare students for Peace Corps
8/16
 
New faculty Monmouth College welcomes seven new faculty members to start 2018-19 academic year
8/16
 
Early arrivals Monmouth College hosts final move-in day before its main day for new students
8/14
 
Skull session Monmouth’s collection a gift from appreciative alumnus, Dr. Lou Herrin
8/08
 
New director Henderson relishes role libraries play in creating lifelong learners
8/03
 
Student-centered application Initiative makes process mobile-friendly, affordable

July 2018

7/31
 
Theatre season Shakespeare, Dickens, encore performance among highlights
7/27
 
Learning leadership Smithhisler enhances her skills at prestigious Mount Vernon institute
7/27
 
A full plate Garden manager Howey has one of toughest student jobs on campus
7/24
 
Monmouth College launches three STEM programs Data science, engineering and neuroscience part of major academic innovation
7/24
 
Found in translation Yergaliyeva to pursue translator studies at leading university
7/17
 
Kieft Scholars Monmouth students benefit from summer of dedicated chemistry research
7/13
 
Owen elected president Monmouth alumna from Class of 1974 to lead Kappa Kappa Gamma into its sesquicentennial
7/13
 
Faculty profile Chemistry professor Audra Sostarecz’s success formula: Have passion, work hard, ask for help
7/09
 
Unforgettable trip Monmouth College group will never forget the elephants of Sumatra

June 2018

6/28
 
We Are HER Stevie Croisant '14 creates community for abuse survivors
6/27
 
From shelver to director Rick Sayre retiring from Monmouth College's Hewes Library
6/26
 
College For Kids Engaged, insightful area students try new things during summer enrichment program
6/21
 
New administrator English professor Mark Willhardt named Monmouth’s interim dean and vice president of academic affairs
6/12
 
Faculty profile Simmons brings classics to life for Monmouth College students
6/12
 
'A-plus service' Golden Scots Celebration, Monmouth College earn high marks from returning alumni
6/08
 
Growth of a champion Evers overcomes injury, elite competitor to capture title, complete dream season
6/08
 
Faculty profile Wright strives to have a Monmouth College education fuel a lifetime of learning
6/08
 
Japan trip Nine-day adventure highlights Monmouth College’s new Asian studies minor
6/06
 
Moving on Academic dean David Timmerman named provost of Carthage College
6/05
 
Dean's List for Spring 2018 Here are the students who excelled academically in the spring 2018 semester

May 2018

5/24
 
'Good people, caring people' Professor Stacy Lotz touts Fighting Scots student-athletes while accepting award
5/23
 
Student leader Corrindia Crawford thrived during Monmouth College’s semester in Mexico
5/18
 
Fulbright scholar Stewart selected for prestigious summer institute in Scotland
5/18
 
Graduation spotlight Twins Becca and Sarah Mills got the most out of their Monmouth experience
5/18
 
It takes a village Connections, collaborations have helped grow Monmouth College’s garden, farm
5/18
 
'35 wonderful years' Retiring professor Marta Tucker helped usher in computer era at Monmouth College
5/15
 
Five titles Two Midwest Conference championships Saturday give Monmouth College five for the year
5/14
 
Hatch Award Gersich’s behind-the-scenes work nets prestigious honor for service
5/13
 
Commencement weekend Fighting Scots ‘fight’ celebrated by speaker Min Jin Lee
5/11
 
Commencement rock and Octopus Society Monmouth traditions stand the test of time
5/10
 
Real-life advice Monmouth College class helps Galesburg better plan for advanced manufacturing
5/10
 
Baccalaureate Rev. Shannon Kershner to deliver sermon at May 12 service in Dahl Chapel
5/10
 
New COIL Latest edition of College’s literature and arts magazine is ‘diverse issue with diverse voices’
5/09
 
First graduates Nine students set to make history with Global Public Health minor
5/09
 
Monmouth Associates Program to offer insights into College’s Educational Garden, Market Farm
5/07
 
Difference Maker Award College custodian Kim Carrier honored for the impact she has on students’ lives
5/03
 
New MJUR Monmouth’s undergraduate research journal publishes two editions in academic year
5/03
 
More than 7,000 served Monmouth's VITA program has assisted local taxpayers for 19 years
5/02
 
Kuppinger is co-editor Anthropology professor takes on significan role for 6th edition of reader
5/01
 
Free at Figge Monmouth students, faculty and staff get free membership at Figge Art Museum, where seven students to have art displayed
5/01
 
161st Commencement Author Min Jin Lee to speak at May 13 ceremony

April 2018

4/30
 
Mercy Ships Larson has ‘amazing experience’ in African country of Benin
4/30
 
Forensics finishes strong Adams places third in nation, team takes second in class
4/30
 
Midwest Matters poll Monmouth College poll shows President Trump retaining most Obama crossover voters, but his support slipping in three key Midwestern House districts
4/27
 
New faculty First-year professor Utterback enjoys filling the ‘toolbox’ for Monmouth students
4/27
 
Hatch Award Ott honored for research that ‘inspires his teaching’
4/26
 
Music performances Chamber Choir part of three-concert series to conclude semester
4/25
 
'Grit" Brandon Allsop Wyoming student prestigious Monmouth College scholarship
4/24
 
Scholars Day Monmouth College students show off intellectual, personal growth on special day
4/23
 
12,000 years Martinez to report on College’s Archaeology Research Laboratory
4/19
 
Scholars Day Logo design winner Jones now a professional graphic artist
4/18
 
Crushed It! Monmouth College raises $217,082 in second Scots Day of Giving
4/18
 
How to start a farm Monmouth alumni Kunkle, Spurgeon to participate in panel April 22
4/18
 
'Identidad' Senior exhibit, featuring Abrego, De Luna, Guillen, Valenzuela, on display through May 4
4/17
 
Earth Week Guest speaker to give April 24 talk about ‘contemplative photography’
4/13
 
New faculty profile Trevor Richards a believer in the beauty of mathematics
4/13
 
'Fight Club' 1999 movie concludes three-film series at Monmouth College April 19
4/13
 
MLCCS Derik Nelson & Family to present season’s final Maple Leaf concert April 19
4/13
 
Top honors in state Sheetz '18 wins OUR Award at Illinois mathematics conference
4/12
 
‘And Baby Makes Seven’ Monmouth’s Campagna shines spotlight on Vogel's lesser-known play April 19-22 at Wells Theater
4/10
 
Creating energy Monmouth’s first Alumni Science Symposium fosters connections
4/10
 
'Rubbish!' Lecture to uncover lessons learned from trash disposal in Late Rome
4/10
 
A week of music Recital featuring Anne Suda begins week of instrumental performances at Monmouth
4/10
 
Whiteman Lecture Board member Dennis Plummer ’73 addresses changing food/ag landscape
4/09
 
'An Evening of Song' Special concert will raise funds for Chorale’s trip to Carnegie Hall
4/06
 
Top honors Burkhead, Luzzo named Monmouth's Greek Man and Woman of the Year
4/06
 
National chemistry meeting Seven Monmouth students present research at ACS meeting in New Orleans
4/06
 
Senior gift Monmouth’s Class of 2018 continues a 150-year-old tradition with gift to College
4/06
 
Welcome back Pio ’92 returns to Monmouth College as associate development officer
4/06
 
New faculty profile Nelson excited to help Monmouth College political science students realize potential
4/05
 
Writers@Monmouth Monmouth College series will celebrate National Poetry Month on April 9
4/05
 
Alpha Lambda Delta Forty-eight Monmouth College freshmen inducted into honor society
4/03
 
And Sumatra makes 12 Biology professor James Godde to lead four students on research trip to Indonesia

March 2018

3/29
 
Whiteman Lecture Plummer '73 to discuss disruptive forces facing food/ag industry
3/29
 
'Reunion of the minds' Monmouth College to host inaugural Alumni Science Symposium April 6-7
3/29
 
Chamber concert Former concertmaster Shaker ’15 to perform as part of April 7 event
3/28
 
Message in a bottle Monmouth student Lily Lindner makes rare find on spring break trip
3/22
 
'Sophia' project Slocum’s off-campus study research published in Costa Rican journal
3/22
 
Unique opportunity Chicago playwright Shayne Kennedy to hold concert reading of work in progress on March 26
3/21
 
Supper for singing Monmouth Chorale hosting spaghetti dinner to help fund trip to Carnegie Hall
3/21
 
'Gold Rush Pompeii' Archaeology lecture to discuss findings in San Francisco
3/21
 
'Big money' race Johnson says gubernatorial campaign will be ‘long, expensive, negative’
3/20
 
McMillan on the economy Tax reform gives Monmouth College professor bullish outlook
3/19
 
Visiting Italy Thirteen Monmouth students introduced to Rome during spring break learning trip
3/19
 
All-around star Jones saves best for last in unprecedented career
3/19
 
'Monmouth Votes' Political science department offers voting help prior to Illinois primary
3/16
 
Art faculty exhibit Diverse works by seven artists on display in Everett Gallery; reception is March 23
3/16
 
Great Decisions Thorndike to discuss global health at semester's final session March 21
3/15
 
More than an artist Faculty member Ott '12 grew during time as Monmouth student
3/15
 
River cleaner, bond tighter Monmouth’s Stockdale Fellows grow closer during spring break trip to Grafton, Ill.
3/13
 
99 percent placement First destination survey shows Monmouth excels at preparing grads for careers, graduate school
3/13
 
'Tsotsi' Academy Award-winning film is next in College series
3/08
 
Instrumental concert Monmouth’s Wind Ensemble, Concert Band to perform March 16
3/08
 
College For Kids Monmouth's annual summer enrichment for children to be held June 11-22
3/08
 
Great Decisions March 14 program to focus on state of democracy in South Africa
3/08
 
Writers@Monmouth Novelist Robert Grindy to visit campus March 12, give public reading
3/05
 
HLC visit Public notice of accreditation visit to Monmouth College
3/02
 
Remembering Ira Smolensky Emeritus political science professor, who died March 1, called ‘The Great Encourager’
3/01
 
Redneck Tenors The 3 Redneck Tenors to perform March 6 Maple Leaf Community Concert
3/01
 
Where Washington walked Smithhisler selected for prestigious summer leadership program at Mount Vernon
3/01
 
Merit Badge University College to host event for Boy Scouts on March 10

February 2018

2/26
 
Great Decisions Audette to lead discussion on ‘U.S. Global Engagement and the Military’
2/26
 
Talking politics Former White House official Bruce Chapman meets with Monmouth students
2/23
 
New faculty profile Sylaska in her element teaching social psychology to Monmouth students
2/22
 
Scot spirit Scott ’03 paints three new works for College’s Huff Athletic Center
2/22
 
Midwest Matters talk Author Jefferson Cowie says U.S. ‘great exception’ period not reproducible
2/19
 
Archaeology lecture Talk at Monmouth on Feb. 26 to discuss history of moundbuilding
2/16
 
Fourth in forensics Monmouth's speech team places fourth at UW-Eau Claire event
2/16
 
Great Decisions Kuppinger to lead discussion on Turkey during Feb. 21 program
2/15
 
New film series Monmouth’s Public Philosophy and Film Series begins Feb. 22 with 'Get Out'
2/14
 
Black History Month Four events, including gospel concert and guest speaker, to conclude College's observance
2/13
 
Fox Lecture Author, scholar to present talk titled ‘Classics, Comics and America’
2/12
 
Great Decisions Hinck to introduce next topic, 'Media and Foreign Policy'
2/09
 
'The Pitchfork Disney' Rankin to direct ‘seminal’ 1990s play Feb. 22-25 at the Fusion Theatre
2/08
 
New area of study Monmouth College begins minor in investigative forensics
2/07
 
Super Bowl ads Advertising class gives thumbs up to Tide, thumbs down to Squarespace
2/07
 
Monmouth Associates Buchanan Center’s Gilbert to discuss value of art Feb. 15
2/07
 
Thompson Lecture 'Confucian China in a Changing World Order’ topic of Ames's talk on Feb. 27
2/06
 
National honors Fighting Scots Justin Aluya, Dan Evers earn recognition in basketball, track
2/05
 
Midwest Matters Prize-winning author Cowie to speak about region's economic, political connections
2/02
 
Two Feb. 7 events Archaeology Lecture series, Great Decisions continue in CSB
2/02
 
'Cultures of Illinois' Kuppinger introduces anthropology coure during state’s bicentennial year

January 2018

1/29
 
Great Decisions Monmouth’s Vivian to speak about ‘Russia’s Foreign Policy’ on Jan. 31
1/29
 
'Hope from the Heartland' Monmouth’s Johnson co-authors political report with Rep. Bustos
1/26
 
Research at Harvard Monmouth professor gives two students ‘powerful’ learning experience
1/25
 
Field trip to Australia Monmouth students dive in and climb high during visit Down Under
1/23
 
'Lingering Presence' Large-scale works by Kansas City artist Kathy Liao on display in Everett Gallery
1/22
 
Return trip to Ecuador Students have life-changing experience during 10-day project in South America
1/22
 
Guatemala trip During winter break, class uses hikes to study Mayan civilization
1/19
 
Great Decisions 'America's largest discussion program on world affairs' returns Jan. 24
1/19
 
New faculty profile Hinck helps students build their skills in scary subject
1/19
 
Making Greek history Seisser, Gabaldon, VanFleet attend panhellenic conference in Indianapolis
1/17
 
Dean's List for Fall 2017 Here are the students who excelled academically in the fall 2017 semester
1/15
 
Dr. King's words apply today MLK Day speaker: As struggle for equal rights continues, non-violent protest is key
1/12
 
Connell talks Bitcoin Blockchain technology could be most lasting impact of hot cryptocurrency
1/11
 
VITA returns Feb. 3 Program offers area residents free assistance with tax returns
1/07
 
Winter weather advisory Employees urged to use caution returning to campus
1/05
 
MLK Convocation Southern Poverty Law Center official to deliver keynote speech Jan. 15