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A team consisting primarily of journalists from the Cincinnati Enquirer and includes 2008 Taylor University graduate Chrissie Thompson Fink has won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for their story "Seven Days of Heroin."
Four Taylor University students in the Professional Writing major have co-authored a piece published in the Spring 2018 edition of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW).
Taylor University’s 84th annual Youth Conference begins Friday, April 20. The weekend event draws hundreds of high school students from dozens of churches around the Midwest to the Taylor campus for a weekend of music, games, food, group activities, and special guest speakers.
Holly Kuzmich of the George W. Bush Institute in Dallas, Texas, will be the featured speaker for Taylor University’s annual Halbrook Lecture Series, scheduled for Monday, April 23. Kuzmich’s presentation will be in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Center at 7:30 pm.
The nature and veracity of religious faith will be the subject of two debates next week – one in the Indianapolis area, and the other in Fort Wayne – between a Christian scholar and secular author. "Is Religious Faith Reasonable?" is the title of the debates, both featuring Dr. James Spiegel, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Taylor University, and author and philosopher John W. Loftus.
The Taylor Communication Department will host Pursuing Excellence, an annual spring seminar for students in the communications field on Thursday, April 19. The seminar features four guest speakers from industry and newspapers to television: David Chamberlin, Kari Travis, Zeke Turner, and Fanchon Stinger.
The Taylor University Chorale presents “Love in Bloom,” a free spring concert in the Euler Science Center Atrium on Sunday, April 22, at 7:30 pm. This will be the 22nd Spring Concert under the direction of Dr. JoAnn Rediger, who began serving as Taylor's Director of Choral Activities in 1996.
Eight students from Taylor University's Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) attended the 19th annual CERIAS Security Symposium last week at Purdue University. The team was led by Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Dr. Dannie Stanley, who earned his PhD at Purdue in 2013.
Taylor University alumna and Carolina Journal Associate Editor Kari Travis has been named recipient of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. Affiliated with The Fund for American Studies, the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship awards grants to fund a major, year-long investigative journalism project. Travis will continue to work for the Carolina Journal while working on her Novak Fellowship project.
Contrasts, a faculty/student recital of Dr. Chris Bade, Dr. Leon Harshenin, and Taylor University junior Hasun Yoo will be presented at 7:30 pm, in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall on Friday, April 13.