Taylor University Lyric Theatre is presenting Gianni Schicchi in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at 8:00 p.m., Feb. 3, 4, and at 2:00 p.m., February 5.
The Northern Wind Trio will present a free recital at Room 148 in the Smith-Hermanson Music Center at 7:00 p.m., January 20. Comprised of performers Tamir Hargana, Zac Economou, and Aaron Marsala, Northern Wind performs Mongolian throat singing, Mongolian fusion music, and some Middle Eastern tunes.
The Open Doors report – a survey associated with the U.S. Department of State that measures study abroad and service learning trips from colleges and universities in the United States to international destinations – has accorded high national rankings to Taylor University’s overseas learning and serving programs.
Taylor University’s Zondervan Library and Department of History, Global & Political Studies are hosting a traveling exhibit focused on the United States Bill of Rights. The pop-up display is prepared by the National Archives Traveling Exhibits Service (NATES) to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights and our enduring system of government.
Dr. Minnita Daniel-Cox will be the featured musical guest for Taylor University’s 2017 celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, scheduled for Monday, January 16. She will present a lecture-recital at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium titled, Highlights of the Dunbar Music Archive, during which she will perform works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Betty Jackson King, Carrie Jacobs-Bond, and H. Leslie Adams.
In addition to guest speakers and musical guests, Taylor University's celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday will include service projects in nearby Marion, Ind.
Taylor University students attended a pair of communications-related conferences during the recently-completed fall semester. Journalism students traveled to Washington DC for the Associated Collegiate Press conference, and members of Taylor University's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) attended the national PRSSA conference in Indianapolis.
Taylor University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering has been awarded a $100,000 grant to perform computer virus research for the Advanced Technology Labs of Lockheed Martin. The work will start in February 2017 and is expected to continue through the following October.
Taylor University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering has added a major in Cybersecurity to their program offerings.
In October, four Taylor students and their team mentor presented original data analytics work in San Francisco at Salesforce’s annual DreamForce conference.