Taylor University News - Top News http://www.taylor.edu News en-US Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:47:59 EST Lewis, Tolkien Scholar Speaking at Taylor Next Week Dr. Matthew Dickerson, professor at Middlebury College and author of several books on the writings of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, will appear at Taylor University February 8-10. He will speak in ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/lewis-tolkien-scholar-speaking-at-taylor-next-week Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/lewis-tolkien-scholar-speaking-at-taylor-next-week Taylor Lyric Theatre presents: Working - A Musical The Taylor University Lyric Theatre presents Stephen Schwartz’s musical Working. Three showings are scheduled: February 5 and 6 at 8:00 p.m., and February 7 at 2:00 p.m. All are in Taylor University’s... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-lyric-theatre-presents-working-a-musical Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-lyric-theatre-presents-working-a-musical Lowell Haines Named Taylor University President-Elect The Taylor University Board of Trustees announced today it has selected alumnus and longtime Indianapolis lawyer Paul Lowell Haines as President-Elect of Taylor. Haines, also a member of Taylor’s ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/lowell-haines-named-taylor-university-president-elect Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/lowell-haines-named-taylor-university-president-elect Taylor Film Students to Attend Sundance Film Festival For the ninth consecutive year, Taylor University students and faculty will attend the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The trip is part of a class in independent film and, during the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-film-students-to-attend-sundance-film-festival Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-film-students-to-attend-sundance-film-festival Planned Taylor Trip to Turkey Cancelled in Wake of Istanbul Bombing A planned visit by Taylor University students and faculty to the nation of Turkey has been cancelled for safety reasons following a bomb blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Ten people were killed ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/planned-taylor-trip-to-turkey-cancelled-in-wake-of-istanbul-bombing Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/planned-taylor-trip-to-turkey-cancelled-in-wake-of-istanbul-bombing Harter Named Interim Advancement Vice President at Taylor Longtime Taylor University advancement administrator Sherri Harter has been named Interim Vice President for Advancement at Taylor. The appointment follows the resignation of Dr. Ben Sells, who left ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/harter-named-interim-advancement-vice-president-at-taylor Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/harter-named-interim-advancement-vice-president-at-taylor Lighthouse Students Traveling from Poland and Paraguay to Southeast Asia Eighty-two Taylor University students and faculty/staff sponsors left this week for Lighthouse trips to locations ranging from Poland and Spain to Ethiopia, Paraguay, and Southeast Asia. http://www.taylor.edu/news/lighthouse-students-traveling-from-poland-and-paraguay-to-southeast-asia Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/lighthouse-students-traveling-from-poland-and-paraguay-to-southeast-asia Let Us Love One Another is the theme of Taylor MLK Day Taylor University’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will take place Monday, January 18, on the Taylor University campus. The day’s theme is Beloved, Let Us Love One Another, and is ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/let-us-love-one-another-is-the-theme-of-taylor-mlk-day Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/let-us-love-one-another-is-the-theme-of-taylor-mlk-day Rediger Chapel Reopens with Sunday Evening Service Taylor University will hold a worship and communion service Sunday (tomorrow) at 8:15 p.m. in the newly-remodeled Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. All students/employees and community members are invited. http://www.taylor.edu/news/rediger-chapel-reopens-with-sunday-evening-service Sat, 02 Jan 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/rediger-chapel-reopens-with-sunday-evening-service Taylor University Lyric Theatre Wins National Award The Taylor University Lyric Theatre's production of Amahl and the Night Visitors earned a third-place tie in Division I of the of the National Opera Association’s (NOA) 2014-2015 Opera Production ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-lyric-theatre-wins-national-award Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-lyric-theatre-wins-national-award Upcoming Metcalf Gallery Exhibit Features Work of Alumni Artist The work of artist and Taylor University graduate Matt Herrmann will be featured at Metcalf Gallery January 5-22, 2016. The main works in the exhibition - Converting the Impossible Into the Actual - ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/upcoming-metcalf-gallery-exhibit-features-work-of-alumni-artist Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/upcoming-metcalf-gallery-exhibit-features-work-of-alumni-artist Taylor adds biochemistry, sustainable development majors Two interdisciplinary majors—biochemistry and sustainable development—have joined Taylor’s science offerings, providing students additional opportunities to learn at the intersections of disciplines. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-adds-biochemistry-sustainable-development-majors Fri, 04 Dec 2015 09:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-adds-biochemistry-sustainable-development-majors Taylor Chorale, Sounds Presents Sing Noel in Euler Atrium, Saturday The Taylor Chorale and Taylor Sounds vocal ensembles will present their annual Christmas program Sing Noel: Christmas Around the World this Saturday, December 5, in the cathedral-like atrium of the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-chorale-sounds-presents-sing-noel-in-euler-atrium-saturday Tue, 01 Dec 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-chorale-sounds-presents-sing-noel-in-euler-atrium-saturday Chair of U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom to Speak at Taylor Dr. Robert P. George, Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, will appear at Taylor University where he will conduct A Conversation on Religious Freedom next Tuesday,... http://www.taylor.edu/news/chair-of-u-s-commission-on-international-religious-freedom-to-speak-at-taylor Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/chair-of-u-s-commission-on-international-religious-freedom-to-speak-at-taylor Taylor Ethics Bowl Team Wins Regional, Headed Back to Nationals Taylor University’s Ethics Bowl team took the first step toward defending their 2015 National Championship, winning the 17th Annual Central States Regional Championship, held at Marian University, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-ethics-bowl-team-wins-regional-headed-back-to-nationals Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-ethics-bowl-team-wins-regional-headed-back-to-nationals Taylor Chorale to Perform at First Christian Church, Gas City The Taylor Chorale will continue its long-standing tradition of singing at First Christian Church in Gas City the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Everyone is invited to join them this Sunday morning - ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-chorale-to-perform-at-first-christian-church-gas-city Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-chorale-to-perform-at-first-christian-church-gas-city Taylor Symphony Orchestra presents A Night in Vienna The Taylor University Symphony Orchestra will present their fall concert, A Night in Vienna, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 4, in Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Smith-Hermanson Music Center, on the Taylor... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-symphony-orchestra-presents-a-night-in-vienna Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-symphony-orchestra-presents-a-night-in-vienna Meteorologist Examines El Nino’s Impact on Upcoming Winter Meteorologist and Taylor University Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Jason Berry will give a presentation titled "How Will This Year’s El Nino Influence Weather in East-Central ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/meteorologist-examines-el-nino-s-impact-on-upcoming-winter Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/meteorologist-examines-el-nino-s-impact-on-upcoming-winter Musical theatre auditions, production this weekend at Taylor This weekend, Taylor Theatre presents the first round of performances of The Marriage of Figaro, and music and theatre faculty welcome high school seniors to audition for Taylor’s new musical theatre ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/musical-theatre-auditions-production-this-weekend-at-taylor Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/musical-theatre-auditions-production-this-weekend-at-taylor Taylor Taxi Service Launches With 32 Upcycled Bikes; More Coming The Taylor Taxi service – a fleet of 32 yellow bicycles – was launched last week as part of the Taylor Up-Cycle Project. The bikes in the fleet were recycled, or, “upcycled” from bicycles abandoned on... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-taxi-service-launches-with-32-upcycled-bikes-more-coming Thu, 12 Nov 2015 11:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-taxi-service-launches-with-32-upcycled-bikes-more-coming Taylor Music, Theatre Present Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro The operatic comedy The Marriage of Figaro will be presented over the next two weekends in the Mitchell Theatre on the Taylor University campus. Tickets are available at the Taylor Box Office. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-music-theatre-present-mozart-s-the-marriage-of-figaro Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-music-theatre-present-mozart-s-the-marriage-of-figaro Wind Ensemble's Fall Concert Features Music of the People The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present Music of the People on Monday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m., at Upland Community Church, 439 West Berry Avenue, Upland, Ind. http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-s-fall-concert-features-music-of-the-people Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-s-fall-concert-features-music-of-the-people Jazz Ensemble, Combo Present Rhythm of the Night The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will present Rhythm of the Night on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm in the Butz-Carruth Recital Hall of Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The program will ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/jazz-ensemble-combo-present-rhythm-of-the-night Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/jazz-ensemble-combo-present-rhythm-of-the-night Taylor, Grant County Partner to Boost Early Childhood Education A team of student researchers from Taylor University will announce findings and propose next steps stemming from a summer-long project aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of early childhood ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-grant-county-partner-to-boost-early-childhood-education Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-grant-county-partner-to-boost-early-childhood-education More than 1,000 Expected for this Weekend’s Taylor Homecoming Taylor University officials say they expect more than 1,000 Taylor alumni and friends will attend 2015 Homecoming activities, scheduled Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24. http://www.taylor.edu/news/more-than-1-000-expected-for-this-weekend-s-taylor-homecoming Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/more-than-1-000-expected-for-this-weekend-s-taylor-homecoming Taylor Ringers Hand Bell Choir Announces Fall Concert Dates The Taylor Ringers have announced their plans for a fall tour in the states of Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-ringers-hand-bell-choir-announces-fall-concert-dates Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-ringers-hand-bell-choir-announces-fall-concert-dates BioLogos Presentation Studies Harmony Between the Bible and Science The Taylor University Department of Biology will present BioLogos – The Harmony Between Science and Biblical Faith: The Lost World of Adam and Eve Genesis 2 & 3 on Saturday October 31, from 1:00-3:00 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/biologos-presentation-studies-harmony-between-the-bible-and-science Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/biologos-presentation-studies-harmony-between-the-bible-and-science Update from the Presidential Search Committee The search for Taylor University's next president has narrowed to a small, well-qualified group of semifinalists. Members of Taylor's Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees say their ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/update-from-the-presidential-search-committee Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/update-from-the-presidential-search-committee Aaron Copland Works Featured in Faculty Lecture Recital Adjunct faculty member Lauren Walker will present a lecture-recital on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 pm. http://www.taylor.edu/news/aaron-copland-works-featured-in-faculty-lecture-recital Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/aaron-copland-works-featured-in-faculty-lecture-recital Taylor Parents and Family Weekend Begins Friday Taylor University will host more than 1,200 parents and family members of current Taylor students during the annual Parents & Family Weekend, scheduled Friday, October 9, through Sunday, October 11. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-parents-and-family-weekend-begins-friday Mon, 05 Oct 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-parents-and-family-weekend-begins-friday Closing Reception for Art Exhibit PORTMANTEAUX to be held Tuesday, October 13th at 6 PM. Suzie Dittenber’s and Josh Welker’s art exhibition, PORTMANTEAUX, September 17th – October 13th, will close on Tuesday, October 13. Closing reception will be held in the Metcalf Gallery at 6 p.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/closing-reception-for-art-exhibit-portmanteaux-to-be-held-tuesday-october-13th-at-6-pm- Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/closing-reception-for-art-exhibit-portmanteaux-to-be-held-tuesday-october-13th-at-6-pm- 2015 Alumni Art & Design Exhibition Taylor University presents the 2015 ALUMNI ART & DESIGN EXHIBITION. http://www.taylor.edu/news/2015-alumni-art-design-exhibition Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/2015-alumni-art-design-exhibition Professors’ new roles provide significant opportunities for English students Two faculty members of the English Department have stepped into roles that will provide students with unique opportunities for professional, artistic, and scholarly development. http://www.taylor.edu/news/professors-new-roles-provide-significant-opportunities-for-english-students Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/professors-new-roles-provide-significant-opportunities-for-english-students Classic Piano for Church Services Lecture Demonstration is Monday The role of and rationale for the piano in worship settings will be the topic as Professor of Music Dr. Leon Harshenin presents Musical Offerings: Classical Piano Literature for Worship Services, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/classic-piano-for-church-services-lecture-demonstration-is-monday Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/classic-piano-for-church-services-lecture-demonstration-is-monday Taylor Science Seminar Series Continues Monday Sustainable land management, public health emergencies, medical missions, urban gardens, and bridging science, ethics and religion are among the topics being covered during the Annual Natural Sciences... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-science-seminar-series-continues-monday Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-science-seminar-series-continues-monday White Linen Chamber Concert Features Music Faculty Performers Members of the Taylor University music faculty will be featured in the White Linen Chamber Concert on Sunday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at the Smith-Hermanson Music ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/white-linen-chamber-concert-features-music-faculty-performers Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/white-linen-chamber-concert-features-music-faculty-performers Honors conference focuses on caring for orphans and vulnerable children An annual one-day conference cosponsored by the Taylor University Honors Guild and Village Tree focuses on CARE: Vulnerable Children and Viable Communities, and is scheduled for Saturday, October 3. http://www.taylor.edu/news/honors-conference-focuses-on-caring-for-orphans-and-vulnerable-children Wed, 23 Sep 2015 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/honors-conference-focuses-on-caring-for-orphans-and-vulnerable-children Center for Ethics Hosts Conversation on Animal Welfare and Christian Ethics Taylor University’s Center for Ethics will host A Conversation on Animal Welfare and Christian Ethics Tuesday, October 6, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by Every Living Thing, a national... http://www.taylor.edu/news/center-for-ethics-hosts-conversation-on-animal-welfare-and-christian-ethics Tue, 22 Sep 2015 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/center-for-ethics-hosts-conversation-on-animal-welfare-and-christian-ethics After school art program at Taylor will be open to children in grades K-6 Taylor University’s After School Art program begins in October and is open to elementary students in grades K-6. http://www.taylor.edu/news/after-school-art-program-at-taylor-will-be-open-to-children-in-grades-k-6 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/after-school-art-program-at-taylor-will-be-open-to-children-in-grades-k-6 More than 1,100 Jay School Children Visit Campus More than 1,100 schoolchildren from neighboring Jay County visited the Taylor University campus for Walk Into My Future, a partnership between Taylor University’s Education Department and the Jay (... http://www.taylor.edu/news/more-than-1-100-jay-school-children-visit-campus Fri, 18 Sep 2015 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/more-than-1-100-jay-school-children-visit-campus The Arab-Israeli Cookbook Opens Taylor Theatre Season The Arab-Israeli Cookbook, a play examining the stories of people caught up in the Arab-Israeli conflict, opens the 2015-2016 Taylor University Theatre season with shows the weekend of September 25-... http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-arab-israeli-cookbook-opens-taylor-theatre-season Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-arab-israeli-cookbook-opens-taylor-theatre-season Noted Tenor, Pianist Present Workshops this Weekend Taylor University is pleased to welcome tenor Dr. Robert Bracey and pianist Catherine Rollins for workshops on campus this Friday and Saturday. http://www.taylor.edu/news/noted-tenor-pianist-present-workshops-this-weekend Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/noted-tenor-pianist-present-workshops-this-weekend Constitution Day Speaker Examines American Constitution, the Bible Constitutional scholar Dr. Daniel Dreisbach will be the featured speaker at Taylor University’s Constitution Day observance. His comments, titled The Bible and the American Constitutional Tradition, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/constitution-day-speaker-examines-american-constitution-the-bible Tue, 15 Sep 2015 10:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/constitution-day-speaker-examines-american-constitution-the-bible U.S. News Ranks Taylor Number One for the Ninth Straight Year For the ninth straight year, Taylor University is the number one Midwest University in the category Best Regional Colleges in the newly-released 2016 U.S. News & World Report survey, America's Best ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/u-s-news-ranks-taylor-number-one-for-the-ninth-straight-year Wed, 09 Sep 2015 10:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/u-s-news-ranks-taylor-number-one-for-the-ninth-straight-year Washington Monthly Magazine Ranks Taylor 17th Nationally Taylor University has been ranked 17th nationally in the newest poll by Washington Monthly magazine. http://www.taylor.edu/news/washington-monthly-magazine-ranks-taylor-17th-nationally Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/washington-monthly-magazine-ranks-taylor-17th-nationally Angell Faculty Recital Features Sondheim, Bernstein, Rodgers Dr. Conor Angell, Assistant Professor of Music and Lyric Theatre at Taylor University, will present a faculty recital titled "American Songs," Saturday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/angell-faculty-recital-features-sondheim-bernstein-rodgers Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/angell-faculty-recital-features-sondheim-bernstein-rodgers Taylor Students to Perform Service Projects During Community Plunge Thursday Hundreds of Taylor University students, faculty and staff members will participate in Taylor University’s annual Community Plunge, set for Thursday, Sept. 3. Community Plunge is comprised of a number ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-during-community-plunge-thursday Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-during-community-plunge-thursday Taylor University Welcomes Record Class Taylor University officials are set to welcome a record freshman class Today as Welcome Weekend begins and freshman move-in starts at 9:00 a.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-welcomes-record-class Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-welcomes-record-class Marion Playground to Honor the Memory of Betsy Smith The Taylor University community will build a playground at the Boys and Girls Club of Marion on Monday, August 31, to honor the life and memory of Betsy Smith, a late Taylor student whose involvement ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/marion-playground-to-honor-the-memory-of-betsy-smith Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/marion-playground-to-honor-the-memory-of-betsy-smith Taylor University Theatre Group Touring Scotland A group of student actors from Taylor University has been in Scotland this week, presenting an interactive play based on biblical writings and poetry. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-theatre-group-touring-scotland Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-theatre-group-touring-scotland Presidential Search Continues Taylor University officials say they are pleased with the progress of the search for Taylor University's next President. The search began in late May when current Taylor President, Dr. Eugene B. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/presidential-search-continues Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/presidential-search-continues Professional writing student receives Editor’s Choice Award Taylor University professional writing major Luke Wildman has received the Editor's Choice Award from Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. http://www.taylor.edu/news/professional-writing-student-receives-editor-s-choice-award Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/professional-writing-student-receives-editor-s-choice-award Film students win Two Platinum - Best in Show Aurora Awards Film and Media Production students have won two “Platinum - Best in Show” recognitions from the Aurora Awards, an international film and video competition for commercials, cable programming, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/film-students-win-two-platinum-best-in-show-aurora-awards Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/film-students-win-two-platinum-best-in-show-aurora-awards Taylor Education Department Achieves National Accreditation The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has granted accreditation to Taylor University’s Education Department. The accreditation, under the National Council for Accreditation of ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-education-department-achieves-national-accreditation Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-education-department-achieves-national-accreditation Jon Cavanagh Named Campus Pastor at Taylor University Rev. Jonathon (Jon) J. Cavanagh has been named Campus Pastor at Taylor University. Cavanagh’s selection comes after a nearly year-long nationwide search. http://www.taylor.edu/news/jon-cavanagh-named-campus-pastor-at-taylor-university Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/jon-cavanagh-named-campus-pastor-at-taylor-university Dr. Edwin Brown, namesake of Taylor’s C.S. Lewis Collection, dies Dr. Edwin W. Brown, the physician and college professor whose love of C.S. Lewis led to the C.S. Lewis Collection at Taylor University died last Saturday. He was 89. http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-edwin-brown-namesake-of-taylor-s-c-s-lewis-collection-dies Fri, 29 May 2015 12:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-edwin-brown-namesake-of-taylor-s-c-s-lewis-collection-dies Habecker announces retirement plans Taylor University President Eugene B. Habecker, J.D. Ph.D., has announced that the upcoming 2015-16 academic year will be his final year as Taylor’s President. http://www.taylor.edu/news/habecker-announces-retirement-plans Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/habecker-announces-retirement-plans Taylor Philanthropy Class Writes Grants, Gives $10,000 to Local Nonprofits This spring, a new class offering allowed 14 Taylor University students to learn about the efforts of local nonprofit organizations, write grant proposals in support of those organizations, and then ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-philanthropy-class-writes-grants-gives-10-000-to-local-nonprofits Tue, 19 May 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-philanthropy-class-writes-grants-gives-10-000-to-local-nonprofits Taylor University Art Camp Announced The Taylor University Art Department will host an Art Camp June 8-12 in the Modelle Metcalf Visual Arts Center. The camp is designed for students in grades Pre-K – 12 and gives students an opportunity... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-art-camp-announced Tue, 12 May 2015 09:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-art-camp-announced Taylor Community Remembers Paul Zurcher Longtime Taylor University friend and Board of Trustees Emeritus member Paul Zurcher died yesterday following a brief illness. He was 90. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-community-remembers-paul-zurcher Fri, 08 May 2015 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-community-remembers-paul-zurcher I-Light ISP Issues Were Caused by Damaged Cable I-Light ISP issues that have interrupted service this week were caused by damage to a fiber optic cable - Taylor officials are working to resolve the issue, ensure service. http://www.taylor.edu/news/i-light-isp-issues-were-caused-by-damaged-cable Fri, 01 May 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/i-light-isp-issues-were-caused-by-damaged-cable Taylathon Rescheduled for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The annual Taylathon bicycle races have been rescheduled for Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., after rainy conditions forced cancellation of the race on Saturday. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylathon-rescheduled-for-tuesday-at-4-30-p-m- Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylathon-rescheduled-for-tuesday-at-4-30-p-m- Taylor students to observe Court of Appeals oral argument Indiana’s second highest court will conduct an oral argument at Taylor University in Upland on Friday, April 24 at 1 p.m. The argument, which will last about one hour, will be in Room 215 Ayres ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-observe-court-of-appeals-oral-argument Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-observe-court-of-appeals-oral-argument Community Development Panel and Marketplace Scheduled for Thursday The Marketplace is Thursday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium with goods for sale from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. A panel discussion will begin in at 8:15 during which local vendors and ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/community-development-panel-and-marketplace-scheduled-for-thursday Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/community-development-panel-and-marketplace-scheduled-for-thursday Taylathon Bike Races, Memorial Service Highlight Heritage Weekend Taylor University’s 2015 Heritage Weekend begins Friday, April 24 and continues Saturday, April 25 with events including Grandparents Day, Taylor’s annual men’s and women’s bike races Taylathon, music... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylathon-bike-races-memorial-service-highlight-heritage-weekend Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylathon-bike-races-memorial-service-highlight-heritage-weekend Taylor Theatre Presents Irving Berlin Tribute I Love a Piano The Taylor University Theatre presents I Love a Piano, a celebration of the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin. I Love a Piano follows the journey of a piano as it moves in and out of American lives ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-irving-berlin-tribute-i-love-a-piano Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-irving-berlin-tribute-i-love-a-piano Taylor’s Echo Named Indiana Collegiate Press Association Newspaper of the Year Taylor University’s student newspaper The Echo has been named the 2015 Indiana Collegiate Press Association Newspaper of the Year for Division III. This award is the latest in a series of honors ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-s-echo-named-indiana-collegiate-press-association-newspaper-of-the-year Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-s-echo-named-indiana-collegiate-press-association-newspaper-of-the-year Taylor, Foellinger Partnership Continues Summer Clubhouse Program Taylor University has received a $2.237 million grant from Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Foellinger Foundation, which it will use to host Summer Clubhouses for Fort Wayne schoolchildren for the next three... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-foellinger-partnership-continues-summer-clubhouse-program Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-foellinger-partnership-continues-summer-clubhouse-program Celebrating Scholarship Highlights Faculty, Student Achievement Taylor University faculty and student academic achievement will be on display as a special event, Celebrating Scholarship, takes place Thursday and Friday. http://www.taylor.edu/news/celebrating-scholarship-highlights-faculty-student-achievement Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/celebrating-scholarship-highlights-faculty-student-achievement Oil Paintings on Display in the Zondervan Galleria Forming Visions, a collection of 10 oil paintings by artist Brian Chu, are on display on the East Galleria wall of Taylor University’s Zondervan Library through the end of April 2015. http://www.taylor.edu/news/oil-paintings-on-display-in-the-zondervan-galleria Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/oil-paintings-on-display-in-the-zondervan-galleria Taylor Students Present Research at Butler Conference Eleven students from Taylor University's Departments of History and Political Science traveled to Butler University Friday, April 10, to participate in the Undergraduate Research Conference. Each ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-present-research-at-butler-conference Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-present-research-at-butler-conference Taylor Math Professor Wins State Award Professor of Mathematics Dr. Ken Constantine has been awarded the 2015 Indiana Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-professor-wins-state-award Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-professor-wins-state-award Chemistry Students Present Research for Indiana Academy of Science Five Taylor University Chemistry students presented research at the 130th Annual Meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science at the JW Marriot (Indianapolis) on March 21. http://www.taylor.edu/news/chemistry-students-present-research-for-indiana-academy-of-science Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/chemistry-students-present-research-for-indiana-academy-of-science Taylor Director of Student Ministries wins statewide Award Indiana Campus Compact has honored Taylor University’s Mary Rayburn with its Community Service Director Award. Rayburn, Director of Student Ministries at Taylor, was recognized for her leadership in ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-director-of-student-ministries-wins-statewide-award Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-director-of-student-ministries-wins-statewide-award Senior art show begins tomorrow at Metcalf Gallery A display featuring the works of six Taylor University senior art majors begins at 6:00 p.m., tomorrow night at the Metcalf Visual Arts Center. http://www.taylor.edu/news/senior-art-show-begins-tomorrow-at-metcalf-gallery Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/senior-art-show-begins-tomorrow-at-metcalf-gallery CS Lewis Expert Returns to Taylor C.S. Lewis expert Dr. Jerry Root will return to Taylor University next week for two presentations on the life of the famed author. The presentations are Thursday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 120 of... http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-returns-to-taylor Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-returns-to-taylor Chorale Presents its Spring Concert Sunday in Hartford City The Taylor University Chorale’s spring concert will be presented at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, April 12 at St. John the Evangelist Parish, 209 South Spring Street, Hartford City. The evening will include an ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-presents-its-spring-concert-sunday-in-hartford-city Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-presents-its-spring-concert-sunday-in-hartford-city US Assistant Attorney Featured at Luncheon Dan Bubar, Assistant United States Attorney with the Western District of Virginia and Taylor University Political Science graduate, will be the featured speaker at a luncheon for students interested ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/us-assistant-attorney-featured-at-luncheon Wed, 08 Apr 2015 11:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/us-assistant-attorney-featured-at-luncheon Taylor Mathematics Students Achieve Highest-Ever Finish in National Competition Taylor University’s Mathematics Competition Team has recorded its highest-ever finish in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. Taylor finished 26th among 431 colleges and universities ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-mathematics-students-achieve-highest-ever-finish-in-national-competition Mon, 06 Apr 2015 11:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-mathematics-students-achieve-highest-ever-finish-in-national-competition Longtime Taylor Math Prof, Lewis Center Director David Neuhouser Dies Taylor University Professor of Mathematics Emeritus and the founder of the Center for the Study of C.S. Lewis and Friends David Neuhouser died last evening following a sudden illness. http://www.taylor.edu/news/longtime-taylor-math-prof-lewis-center-director-david-neuhouser-dies Thu, 02 Apr 2015 11:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/longtime-taylor-math-prof-lewis-center-director-david-neuhouser-dies Commencement Features Author, Civil Rights leader John Perkins Noted author and Civil Rights leader John M. Perkins is the featured speaker for Taylor University Commencement exercises on May 23, 2015. Commencement will begin at 10:00 a.m., and be held in the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/commencement-features-author-civil-rights-leader-john-perkins Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/commencement-features-author-civil-rights-leader-john-perkins April 9 groundbreaking set for LaRita R. Boren Campus Center Taylor University officials will break ground for the $20 million, 49,000 sq. ft. LaRita R. Boren Campus Center at 4:00 p.m., April 9, in front of the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. http://www.taylor.edu/news/april-9-groundbreaking-set-for-larita-r-boren-campus-center Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/april-9-groundbreaking-set-for-larita-r-boren-campus-center Taylor Wind Ensemble to present “Golden Sounds of the American West” The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present a concert and dramatic presentation titled “Golden Sounds of the American West” Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-to-present-golden-sounds-of-the-american-west- Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-to-present-golden-sounds-of-the-american-west- Political, Faith Identities Studied in Series The Taylor University Department of Political Science and International Relations will host political scientist, policy researcher and speaker Dr. Brian Calfano for a two-session series Monday ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/political-faith-identities-studied-in-series Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/political-faith-identities-studied-in-series Taylor Math Team Wins Statewide Mathematics Competition A team of Taylor University senior mathematicians finished first in the 50th annual Indiana Collegiate Mathematics Competition (ICMC), held March 13. The competition was connected with the Indiana ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-team-wins-statewide-mathematics-competition Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-team-wins-statewide-mathematics-competition Art Department Careers Symposium Scheduled Tomorrow The Taylor University Art Department will hold its 2015 Career Symposium Thursday, March 19 as illustrator Mandie Anderson, visual artist Dayton Castleman, and photographer Matt Herrmann share their ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-careers-symposium-scheduled-tomorrow Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-careers-symposium-scheduled-tomorrow Investigative journalism conference is March 21 Taylor University will host an investigative journalism conference Saturday, March 21, beginning at 8:30 a.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/investigative-journalism-conference-is-march-21 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/investigative-journalism-conference-is-march-21 Helms is outstanding solo performer at Jazz Festival Taylor University senior trombonist Joel Helms was recognized as one of the outstanding solo jazz performers at the recent Elmhurst College Jazz Festival in Elmhurst, Ill. http://www.taylor.edu/news/helms-is-outstanding-solo-performer-at-jazz-festival Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/helms-is-outstanding-solo-performer-at-jazz-festival Kurr Wins at Great Lakes Region Singing Event Taylor University senior Haley Kurr was a winner in the Senior Women category in the 2015 Great Lake Region NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Student Adjudications, held at Anderson ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/kurr-wins-at-great-lakes-region-singing-event Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/kurr-wins-at-great-lakes-region-singing-event Judge Mark Spitzer Featured at Luncheon Lecture Taylor University’s Political Science Department invites all students and faculty to a seminar luncheon with Judge Mark Spitzer in the Hodson Dining Commons. http://www.taylor.edu/news/judge-mark-spitzer-featured-at-luncheon-lecture Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/judge-mark-spitzer-featured-at-luncheon-lecture Taylor Hosts National, State Math Meetings and Events, Pi Celebration The Taylor University Mathematics Department will host a series of events this weekend that include a meeting of the national mathematics organization, anniversary celebrations for the national ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-national-state-math-meetings-and-events-pi-celebration Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-national-state-math-meetings-and-events-pi-celebration Bronze sculptures on display at Taylor’s Zondervan Library Twelve bronze sculptures created by sculptor Stan Johnson will be on display on the main floor of Taylor University’s Zondervan Library through April 30, 2015. http://www.taylor.edu/news/bronze-sculptures-on-display-at-taylor-s-zondervan-library Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/bronze-sculptures-on-display-at-taylor-s-zondervan-library Taylor Student Newspaper, Writers, Receive Awards for Excellence Taylor University’s student newspaper The Echo is the winner of five regional awards for excellence. The awards and final placements will be presented by the Society of Professional Journalists during... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-writers-receive-awards-for-excellence Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-writers-receive-awards-for-excellence Satellite With Taylor Ties Launched from International Space Station A small satellite designed and built by a Grant County company with Taylor University ties is in low-earth orbit following its release Tuesday evening from the International Space Station. http://www.taylor.edu/news/satellite-with-taylor-ties-launched-from-international-space-station Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/satellite-with-taylor-ties-launched-from-international-space-station Air Force Selects Taylor Satellite for Launch The United States Air Force has selected ELEOsat, a small satellite designed by Taylor University students, for launch into low-orbit. http://www.taylor.edu/news/air-force-selects-taylor-satellite-for-launch Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/air-force-selects-taylor-satellite-for-launch Visual Effects Artist, Emmy Award-winning producer, Headline Envision Film Festival Taylor University will host the Envision Film Festival, March 5-7, 2015, featuring special guests, workshops and a screening/awards ceremony for the best film work of the year produced by Taylor’s ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/visual-effects-artist-emmy-award-winning-producer-headline-envision-film-festival Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/visual-effects-artist-emmy-award-winning-producer-headline-envision-film-festival Wind Ensemble to Perform at Eiteljorg Museum "Golden Sounds of the American West," a concert featuring the works of composers including David R. Gillingham, Stephen Kent Goodman, Joseph Wilcox Jenkins and Shin’ya Takahashi, will be presented by ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-to-perform-at-eiteljorg-museum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-to-perform-at-eiteljorg-museum Luncheon Seminar Features Indiana Policy Review Editor The Taylor University Department of Political Science presents: Applying the Economic Theory of “Rational Ignorance” to Political Journalism. The featured speaker for the event is political editor and... http://www.taylor.edu/news/luncheon-seminar-features-indiana-policy-review-editor Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/luncheon-seminar-features-indiana-policy-review-editor CS Lewis Expert to Speak at Taylor Taylor University’s Center for the Study of CS Lewis & Friends is pleased to welcome Dr. Jerry Root as a guest lecturer this spring. Root is a well-known Lewis scholar from Wheaton College who has ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-to-speak-at-taylor Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-to-speak-at-taylor Making Literature Conference Begins Thursday All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the 2015 William A. Fry Undergraduate Conference on Literature and Writing at Taylor University. Poet Angela Shannon will read in chapel on ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/making-literature-conference-begins-thursday Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/making-literature-conference-begins-thursday