Archives - 2015 News
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 Film and Media Production program.
"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 the Taylor University Wind Ensemble in Clowes Court at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 14.
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 journalist Craig Ladwig. The event, a luncheon seminar, is Thursday, March 5, at 11:00 a.m., in the Hodson Dining Commons. All faculty and staff are invited.
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.