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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Summer in Singapore

Monmouth College group to share their deep dive into three-week study of migrant workers in Southeast Asian nation.


    Peace Corps Week 2024

    Monmouth students reminded by two alumni of the agency – professors Mike Nelson and Jessica Vivian – that it transforms worldviews.


    Courier Wins Awards

    The Courier brings home several statewide awards from Illinois College Press Association ceremony in Chicago.

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    Episode No. 24: Feb. 23, 2024

    On the Monmouth College Conversations podcast, a preview of Peace Corps Week (Feb. 25-March 2) with political science professors Mike Nelson and Jessica Vivian and Director of the Wackerle Center for Career, Leadership & Fellowships Marnie Steach.

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    ‘So Many Wonderful Art Activities’

    Emeritus art professor Harlow and Lila ’61 Blum of Monmouth, center, cut the ribbon on Feb. 21 to dedicate the Buchanan Center for the Arts Blum Studio classroom, 64 Public Square. Looking on are, from left, Monmouth Mayor Rod Davies ’74, BCA Program Coordinator & Social Media Curator Rebecca Quick ’21, Art Presenter Program Coordinator Sarah Mayfield and, far right, Buchanan Center for the Arts Board President ​​Mary Osborne. The classroom was named in honor of the Blum’s, who have two of the strongest advocates for the arts in the region for more than 60 years. Lila Blum said that the remodeled space “will inspire so many wonderful art activities.” “The Buchanan Center has a beautiful gallery for displaying art, and now it has a beautiful space for creating art,” she said.

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