News Archive

December 2015

12/21
 
Small Wars Book by Monmouth’s Urban available early 2016
12/21
 
New national poll Monmouth College poll shows Millennials turning against Trump
12/18
 
New scholarship College announces Deborah and Mark Kopinski Scholarship in Global Food Security
12/16
 
Published author, etc. Hjelmgren making the most of the many opportunities that Monmouth provides
12/11
 
Tasting success Classmates Jackson, Lyon thriving at Bell Flavors and Fragrances
12/10
 
‘Real-life’ application Monmouth College civic engagement project received well by City of Galesburg
12/09
 
‘Eating Plants’ Monmouth ILA students create exhibit stemming from their vegetarian curiosity
12/07
 
Pa rum pum pum pum Percussion Ensemble to honor ugly Christmas sweaters on Dec. 7
12/04
 
Gundersen Award Assistant professors Rollie, Wright first recipients of honor for junior faculty
12/04
 
Morningstar’s new president Kunal Kapoor, 1997 Monmouth College graduate, a leader at international investment company
12/03
 
Make-up date Jazz Ensemble concert has been rescheduled for tonight in Scotland Yard
12/01
 
‘Outstanding’ addition Art department Newcomer enjoys helping Monmouth students create
12/01
 
A country Christmas Nashville quartet to sing holiday classics, original songs at community concert

November 2015

11/25
 
Three holiday events College to host ‘Christmas at Monmouth,’ traditional convocation, new Living Windows
11/23
 
Off and running With faculty trio in place, Monmouth College food security initiative is on the move
11/23
 
Fine arts in Chicago Monmouth’s ‘Seriously Creative’ students enjoy trip to the Windy City
11/20
 
Best of Show DiTusa’s pixelated painting takes top honor at Monmouth College exhibit
11/19
 
International Education Week New passport program just one way that college is covering the globe
11/18
 
Jazz and pop Free Scotland Yard soda part of fun as Jazz Ensemble plays the greats
11/17
 
Elite 20 Barnes is top student-athlete at Midwest Conference football championship
11/17
 
Chamber concert Syrian violinist Shaker part of alumni group that will perform with orchestra
11/17
 
Roman pottery Davis and former Monmouth faculty member to present archaeology lecture
11/17
 
Trusting science Biology professor Ken Cramer to ask ‘Why Do We Doubt’ at Monmouth Associates
11/12
 
Top scholars Gustafson, Saulcy studying biochemistry, on athletic teams Gustafson, Saulcy received top scholarship, share other similarities
11/09
 
Sid the Turtle 22-year biology department resident moves to new off-campus space
11/06
 
Fighting Scots pride New mural in Huff Athletic Center drawing rave reviews
11/05
 
The Human Experience Journalist Haider Hamza to be next speaker in lecture series
11/05
 
The Nutcracker Monmouth College to stage collaborative production
11/04
 
Carson, Clinton lead Monmouth College/KBUR poll identifies Iowa frontrunners with three months left
11/04
 
Science vs. pseudoscience Monmouth College’s McMullen Lecturer explains why the debate matters

October 2015

10/30
 
Wefenstette Prize Joshua Washington ’16 is first recipient of new social justice scholarship
10/30
 
Decker named Monmouth College’s Student Lincoln Laureate Top scholar, athlete Decker receives senior honor, to speak at commencement
10/30
 
Scholars from Brazil Santos Freitas, Almeida Sartori spending year in Monmouth through BSMP
10/30
 
Guest recital with piano and clarinet Works by women composers
10/28
 
Fatkin to Speak Knox College professor to deliver lecture on Nov. 4
10/26
 
Traumatic brain injuries Winslade ’63 tells Monmouth psychology students the dangers of contact sports
10/26
 
First-generation students Capó Crucet reading to highlight college’s FGCS observance
10/22
 
Science or pseudoscience? Philosopher/scientist Pigliucci to explain the difference at McMullen Lecture
10/22
 
Vocal concert Concert Choir, Sassy Lassies, Scotsmen to perform on Oct. 24
10/21
 
‘Leading in diversity’ Popular speaker Jones-Fosu to present keynote address at conference
10/16
 
‘The Magic Flute’ University of Toledo Opera Ensemble to perform Mozart’s masterwork
10/16
 
Community concert Jazz vocalist Jaimee Paul to sing at Dahl Chapel on Oct. 22
10/16
 
International flavor Students from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica to speak at luncheon
10/16
 
Archaeology in Mexico Emeritus professor to provide an overview of sites south of the border
10/14
 
Monsanto support Company donates autoclave, incubator to Monmouth College’s biology department
10/13
 
Sanders vs. Trump? Millennials reveal political preferences in Monmouth’s new national poll
10/13
 
What Katy did Rees, Tolsky benefit from summer internships
10/12
 
Scots Spirit Unveiled New bronze bagpiper statue unveiled during Homecoming festivities
10/07
 
Chorale Shows Performances will assist Monmouth College Chorale’s Italy tour
10/06
 
Award winners College to recognize eight alumni, professor, family during Homecoming weekend
10/06
 
Want to see more? Then come to unveiling of new bronze statue before Homecoming game
10/05
 
Prestigious speakers Nakassis, MacArthur Award winner, joins lists that includes Mather, Patel
10/05
 
Homecoming 2015 Join us on campus for "Great Scot!"

September 2015

9/30
 
What Monmouth Meanes Top attorney in St. Louis credits college for instilling her self-belief
9/29
 
College Radio Launch party for Monmouth College's new radio station set for Oct. 2
9/29
 
Living History Gould donates letters from First Ladies to Monmouth College
9/29
 
Conference, lecture, Latin mass A busy weekend ahead for the college’s classics department
9/28
 
Fine Arts Month Monmouth College will kick off Fine Arts Month with reception
9/24
 
Food security New professor hopes his students will design innovative policies to solve problems
9/24
 
Southern Greece Nakassis to explain how tranquil area is robust for classical study
9/24
 
New faculty Monmouth College welcomes 16 new professors
9/22
 
Green and Growing College's 'state-of-the-art' Kopinski Greenhouse now open
9/20
 
Monmouth College to host Family Weekend, Sept. 25-27 Festivities planned for "All Hands on Deck" theme.
9/18
 
Talking vocation Clydesdale, author of 'The Purposeful Graduate,' to speak on campus
9/18
 
International Luncheon Four Monmouth students to discuss their adventures in South America
9/18
 
90th season opens Nina Raine's 'Tribes' to be staged at Fusion Theatre, Oct. 1-4
9/14
 
First Associates President Wyatt to address Sept. 17 town-gown luncheon
9/14
 
Brain trauma authority Winslade ’63, author of ground-breaking book, to speak at alma mater
9/14
 
Cultural Festival Mariachi band, African drummers part of the fun on Sept. 19
9/14
 
Observe the moon First-ever public viewing with Trubeck Telescope is Sept. 19
9/09
 
National Recognition Surveys hail Monmouth College's "value added" educational experience
9/06
 
First book Monmouth’s Kuppinger authors ‘Faithfully Urban: Pious Muslims in a German City’
9/04
 
Labor Day Lecture Ciani to speak about female workers in the Progressive Era
9/03
 
Fusion Fest II to open Monmouth College theatre season What will happen when her students create and stage four plays in just 24 hours?
9/02
 
ESL partnership Monmouth College partners with WIU to assist international students
9/01
 
Visual art from Monmouth College’s SOFIA program are on display Visual art from Monmouth College's summer research program on display

August 2015

8/31
 
Countdown to Kickoff Where to find the Fighting Scots as they open their 2015 season at Hope
8/25
 
Monmouth welcomes Fulbright program teaching assistant Martin visiting from Argentina to help modern foreign languages faculty
8/19
 
8/17
 
The American Prize Monmouth’s Godsil a semi-finalist for national prize for composers
8/12
 
Monmouth College named one of Midwest’s best colleges Monmouth College has been named a 2016 Best Midwestern college by the Princeton Review in its annual rankings of colleges and universities.
8/11
 
Young promoted Sarah Young named Monmouth's director of facilities management
8/11
 
Monmouth College receives $30,000 course development grant Monmouth College has received a $30,000 Undergraduate Department Grant from Wabash College’s Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.
8/06
 
Campaign’s centerpiece Monmouth College’s $42 million Center for Science and Business at heart of ‘Fulfilling the Promise’

July 2015

7/28
 
7/22
 
Monmouth named a College of Distinction for 2015-16 Monmouth’s ‘teaching-centered education’ draws praise from web-based college guide
7/21
 
7/16
 
Campaign goal exceeded 'Fulfilling the Promise' closes at $78 million; Monmouth Fund breaks record at $2 million
7/15
 
Professors co-author book With students in mind, Dan Ott, Hannah Schell write about religious history
7/15
 
Monmouth's poll in the news College's survey of likely Iowa caucus-goers being cited by national media
7/07
 
Monmouth College poll: Walker, Clinton top hopefuls in Iowa Monmouth College-KBUR poll provides an early glimpse of next year’s Iowa caucus

June 2015

6/30
 
Kappa momentum Two more gifts received for new chapter house project
6/23
 
Champion of Change Shaker to be honored at White House ceremony on June 25
6/22
 
MC violinist's Kennedy Center concert available online View video of Shaker's June 20 performance
6/18
 
Addressing hunger Monmouth's Wyatt among college presidents at first PUSH meeting in Washington, D.C.
6/18
 
6/06
 
Fore! Or better yet, four: get a group together to play in Fighting Scots Golf Outing
6/03
 
The Millennium Stage Shaker to perform at the Kennedy Center on World Refugee Day, June 20
6/03
 
Pi Phi groundbreaking Construction is underway at site of $2 million house

May 2015

5/28
 
National TV Commencement address by Gen. John R. Allen to be shown on C-SPAN
5/17
 
Commencement 2015 Video Highlights
5/13
 
What the poll showed MC's Kalmoe to discuss Midwest Matters poll at Monmouth Associates
5/12
 
Pi Phi groundbreaking MC to hold May 15 ceremony on site of new house
5/11
 
Commencement weekend Address by Gen. Allen (left) is one highlight; baccalaureate, Pi Phi groundbreaking, too
5/08
 
Relief for victims MC students rally to donate to Nepal, Syria and Project Fierce Chicago
5/08
 
$8.1 million grant Monmouth College to share in Mellon funds through ACM/CIC partnership
5/07
 
New scholarship Atwood is first recipient of Mellinger Foundation's Tom Johnson Scholarship
5/06
 
Chemistry research Eight students present at 248th national ACS meeting in Denver
5/05
 
'Creaturely Cosmologies' MC's Donaldson authors book on why metaphysics matters for animal liberation
5/04
 
Choral concert MC's Chamber Choir, Concert Choir to perform on May 5

April 2015

4/30
 
Communication studies news Department has had busy semester with conferences, papers, book
4/30
 
$8 million for Monmouth Ambitious challenge gift goal reached months ahead of schedule
4/29
 
Chicago law Monmouth students meet with five successful MC alumni in the Windy City
4/29
 
Students of the Year Luzzo, Reed, Reinig, Teresi recognized at MC's Honors Convocation
4/29
 
Spring Band Concert Wind Ensemble, Concert Band to perform at May 3 event
4/29
 
Senior art Works on display by Carter, Mach, Orwig, Sowell
4/28
 
Hatch Award Fasano honored for distinguished scholarship at Honors Convocation
4/27
 
Capstone research Eight seniors presented their work at 42nd annual ILLOWA psychology conference
4/27
 
College for Kids MC's enrichment program for children to run June 15-26
4/27
 
10th in nation Forensics team makes impressive debut at national level
4/27
 
A special resource Martinez to speak about MC's Archaeology Research Laboratory
4/22
 
Scholars Day Honors Convocation, student presentations part of April 28 event
4/22
 
Violin recital 'Remarkable talent' of Shaker to be heard at April 24 event
4/22
 
'Frog and Toad' Children's musical to be performed at Fusion Theatre, April 23-26
4/21
 
Hatch Award Sienkewicz's off-campus study efforts result in honor for distinguished service
4/21
 
'People I Have Known' Urban to reflect on 49 years as Monmouth professor
4/20
 
New scholarship Award established in honor of Tom Johnson, former Mellinger Foundation president
4/17
 
'Think anew, act anew' Dr. Clarence R. Wyatt inaugurated as 14th president of Monmouth College
4/15
 
New vice president Trent Gilbert to lead Monmouth College's enrollment management team
4/15
 
Making history MC's history department is on the move, with new honors, prizes, papers
4/15
 
Four stories Students to tell of experiences in France, New Zealand, Scotland, Spain
4/14
 
Wilson Fellow Professor Farhat Haq receives prestigious honor to work on book
4/13
 
Classics Day Ancient Greek Olympics, warfare demonstrations part of April 18 event in stadium
4/10
 
'Think Anew, Act Anew' Dr. Clarence R. Wyatt to be inaugurated as Monmouth's 14th president on April 17
4/10
 
'A Night of Percussion' The inaguration week beat will go on with Dahl Chapel performance on April 16
4/09
 
'Wonderful, weird, surprising' Writer Alan Michael Parker to read from his recent work on April 13
4/09
 
Spring concert Monmouth Chamber Orchestra to perform on April 12 in Dahl Chapel
4/09
 
Colloquium on security MC alumnus French, former faculty member Gibson to lead discussions
4/09
 
Museum ownership Reed, curator at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, to lecture on April 14
4/09
 
Better Together Day Monmouth College to participate in Interfaith Youth Core initiative on April 14
4/08
 
This day in history Monmouth College to ring bells to mark anniversary of end of Civil War
4/07
 
'The infinite bang' Nobel laureate Mather explains the universe during MC's Whiteman Lecture
4/07
 
Motown in Monmouth 'Supreme Reflections' to close this year's Maple Leaf Community Concert Series
4/01
 
$200,000 gift Rinehart '57 fully endows Lux Center's Presbyterian Leadership Program
4/01
 
How to find a great job Kickstarted by career fair and Wackerle Center help, Kamzic '15 lands position

March 2015

3/26
 
A 'big bang' speaker Mather, Nobel laureate in physics, to give MC's Whiteman Lecture on April 7
3/26
 
Making global connections Gov. Holden: Midwest matters to China, and vice versa
3/24
 
Peru's Challenge Helton '15 will volunteer, intern for South American organization after graduation
3/20
 
Duet Mount Pleasant's Brown, Riepe to present piano recital on March 27
3/20
 
The write stuff Poets, teachers Childress, Harrity to give reading, discuss their craft
3/20
 
Scouts honor MC's Kathy Mainz receives prestigious award from Boy Scouts of America
3/18
 
We have the tools New mill adds to impressive arsenal at college's CSB
3/17
 
Piano recital Chicago's Mark Valenti to perform March 17 in Dahl Chapel
3/17
 
Coming home Courtney '57 to give lecture, Chorale to perform in Dahl Chapel on March 20
3/17
 
Presenting papers Morris, Vanderpool to read their works in classics at major conferences
3/12
 
Thompson Lecture Eilberg (left) and Noltner to speak about peace at Buchanan Center event
3/12
 
Final Decisions Last discussion forum of semester to feature de Farias (left) on Brazil
3/10
 
Gift could pave the way Funds from Chisms to purchase lot could lead to Kappa Kappa Gamma house
3/09
 
Merit Badge University Record number of Boy Scouts to attend special event at college's CSB
3/06
 
Midwest leader Former Missouri governor Bob Holden to speak on campus on March 24
3/05
 
Chorale tour Group to perform in Minneapolis, Chicago area; home concert is March 20
3/05
 
New members Gammi Pi chapter of biology honor society inducts 13
3/04
 
New hire Karoline Kamzic has joined MC's development and college relations team
3/04
 
Prestigious prize History article by MC's Witzig earns SCHS's Clark-Weir Award

February 2015

2/27
 
Next MLCCS show What happened in Vegas is coming to MC concert hall
2/27
 
Kuppinger elected She is new president of Society for Urban, National, and Transnational Anthropology
2/25
 
Courier wins big Three first-place honors at ICPA, three awards for Ford
2/25
 
Host families sought Office of Intercultural Life would love to match international students with local families
2/24
 
Fox Lecture Connor to discuss the state of classics on March 2
2/23
 
Joint exhibit Painter Markwart, photographer Foley featured at MC's Everett Gallery
2/20
 
Series have international flavor Great Decisions to focus on Syria, five international students to speak
2/19
 
Successful outcomes MC's placement rate reaches 99 percent for third consecutive graduating class
2/17
 
Extravaganza! Gospel music event to feature MC's Colorful Voices of Praise
2/13
 
Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher to speak on campus as part of Human Experience Lecture Series
2/13
 
Series continue Bloomer to speak on Africa, Sturgeon (left) on new startup company
2/13
 
'Stop Kiss' Monmouth College to present Diana Son play at Fusion Theatre
2/09
 
Selected artists Five Monmouth students had works on exhibit at Figge Museum of Art
2/06
 
Là pour vous aider That's how Monmouth's French Club says 'Here to help' to community
2/05
 
3-D printing What will 'resident experts' Crawford and Tsogtbataar come up with next?
2/02
 
Poetry reading MC's Wright to share from his latest collection, 'The Small Books of bach'

January 2015

1/29
 
Winning words MC's forensics team experiencing success during busy tournament season
1/29
 
Many happy returns MC's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is back for 16th year
1/29
 
Two series continue Mayan archaeology, Middle East sectarianism to be featured
1/29
 
What's on TV? MC's Goble gets behind-the-scenes access at national television conference
1/27
 
Syrian pianist Riyad Nicolas to present recital in Dahl Chapel on Jan. 30
1/22
 
Dean’s List Here are the students who excelled in the classroom during MC’s Fall 2014 semester
1/20
 
Art with a purpose Olson pays 'Homage to the Prairie' with current exhibit in Everett Gallery
1/20
 
Commencement speaker Gen. John Allen, Special Presidential Envoy, to give address at May 17 ceremony
1/16
 
Great Decisions turns 35 Discussion forum returns on Jan. 21 with Urban's talk on Russia
1/14
 
Curtain raised, bar raised Monmouth theatre students, faculty bring home three honors from regional festival
1/14
 
'When Ganpati Ends' Burton's photo in India earns Associated Colleges of the Midwest award
1/13
 
King convocation Event on MLK Day to feature gospel choirs, service project
1/01
 
Best of 2014 Here’s a look back at the top news stories, photos from MC’s past year