Archives - 2015 News
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 studied Lewis and his writings for over 40 years and lectured on Lewis at 59 colleges and universities in nine different countries.
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 Wednesday, Feb 25, and the conference officially kicks off Thursday morning at 10:30 in the Recital Hall.
The Taylor University Ethics Bowl team won its first national championship Sunday, defeating Whitworth University in the championship match. It marks Taylor’s first title and comes just two years after Taylor narrowly lost in the finals.
Taylor University’s annual National Student Leadership Conference will begin Thursday, February 26, and continue until the morning of Saturday, February 28, 2015. Registration ends on Wednesday, February 25. Keynote Speakers include Bob Goff, author of New York Times Bestseller, Love Does, and Christena Cleveland, author of Disunity in Christ.
Taylor University’s Mitchell Theatre will present the critically-acclaimed Vietnam War drama, A Piece of My Heart. Written by Shirley Lauro, this powerful play follows six women’s time in the Vietnam War and their complicated arrival home.
The Taylor University Department of Music is pleased to present tenor Dr. Robert Bracey in a guest recital on Monday, February 23, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall.
Taylor’s Art Department is upgrading equipment and introducing a new digital medium for graphic design students thanks to a generous gift from the family of a senior art student.
Taylor University's overseas study program has been ranked second, third and ninth in national categories of 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.