Archives - 2015 News
Taylor University has received high national rankings for its overseas study program from Open Doors, a publication of the Institute of International Education (IIE) in association with the U.S. State Department.
With the goal of getting more people to read the Bible and live its teachings, the world’s leading Bible website, Bible Gateway, has partnered with the #1-ranked US regional college (Midwest), Taylor University, and its Center for Scripture Engagement in creating and providing globally accessible Scripture Engagement resources.
Taylor officials say classes will start on schedule Monday after predictions of heavy snow from a winter storm were not realized. Students traveling to campus are urged to exercise caution on roads that are reported to be slick but open and passable.
Wall Street executive Robert C. Doll will visit Taylor University on Friday, February 6. Scheduled events include a breakfast with finance students and Q&A session with members of Taylor’s student endowment teams.
Within Without, an exhibit celebrating the works of artists Jarrod Beck, Andrea Myers, Jordan Tate, and Olivia Moore opens Friday, February 6 in the Modelle Metcalf Gallery. At 6:00 p.m., Beck will give a lecture in MMVA room 002; a reception will follow.
Taylor University Media Communication students and faculty will get a sneak peek at the films that audiences could see at theatres during 2015 when ten students and three faculty members travel to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from January 25–February 1, 2013.
All You Need Is Love is the theme of the Taylor University Chorale and Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble Annual Valentine Event, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 13.
On February 6 and 7 at 8:00 p.m., in Taylor University’s Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Taylor University Opera Theatre presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, joined by members of the Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble. This opera, with its touching story about the generosity of a poor shepherd boy and the impact of Jesus’ coming, has become a beloved standard in the opera repertoire.
Taylor University’s annual celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday will take place Monday, January 19. The day’s events begin and end in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium with a chapel service at 10:00 a.m., and continue throughout the day with workshops and presentations before concluding with a live concert at 7:30 p.m.
Seventy-three Taylor University students and nine faculty/staff sponsors leave this week for Lighthouse trips to locations ranging from Ethiopia and Nepal to Paraguay, Peru and Southeast Asia.