Taylor University News http://www.taylor.edu News en-US Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:27:00 EDT Dove Award-Winning Sidewalk Prophets to Perform at Taylor Homecoming The Dove Award-winning Sidewalk Prophets will perform at Taylor University’s Homecoming and Family Weekend on October 15 at 8:00 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. http://www.taylor.edu/news/dove-award-winning-sidewalk-prophets-to-perform-at-taylor-homecoming Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/dove-award-winning-sidewalk-prophets-to-perform-at-taylor-homecoming Blackford, Jay County Kindergarten, Elementary Students to Visit Taylor An estimated 800 kindergarten and elementary schoolchildren from Jay County and Blackford County are expected to visit the Taylor University campus in the coming week to participate in learning ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/blackford-jay-county-kindergarten-elementary-students-to-visit-taylor Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/blackford-jay-county-kindergarten-elementary-students-to-visit-taylor Weekend Concerts Showcase Taylor Music Faculty A pair of weekend events - one Friday and the other on Sunday - will showcase the talents of faculty in Taylor University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. http://www.taylor.edu/news/weekend-concerts-showcase-taylor-music-faculty Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/weekend-concerts-showcase-taylor-music-faculty Art professor’s sculpture selected for Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize Starting September 21, Astrobleme, a wooden sculpture by Assistant Professor of Art Josh Welker, will be displayed as part of Grand Rapids, Michigan’s annual ArtPrize event. http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-professor-s-sculpture-selected-for-grand-rapids-artprize Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-professor-s-sculpture-selected-for-grand-rapids-artprize U.S. News Ranks Taylor Number One for the 10th Straight Year For the 10th straight year, Taylor University is the number one institution in the category Best Regional Colleges in the newly-released 2017 U.S. News & World Report survey, America's Best Colleges. http://www.taylor.edu/news/u-s-news-ranks-taylor-number-one-for-the-10th-straight-year Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/u-s-news-ranks-taylor-number-one-for-the-10th-straight-year IOTA Exhibit features Artist Linnea Spransy IOTA Art Exhibit featuring Los Angeles artist Linnea Spransy is currently on display in the Metcalf Gallery. We invite you to attend Linnea’s Artist Talk Thursday, September 8, at 6:00 p.m., in the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/iota-exhibit-features-artist-linnea-spransy Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/iota-exhibit-features-artist-linnea-spransy Taylor University Offers Art Lessons for Community Children Taylor is offering private art lessons for students in grades K- 12. Weekly lessons will be taught by Taylor Art & Art Education majors. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-offers-art-lessons-for-community-children Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-offers-art-lessons-for-community-children It's ManTime. Senior Kyle Windebank spent his summer in Upland, working, training for football, and ministering to young men through an intense, discipleship-focused ministry called ManTime. http://www.taylor.edu/news/it-s-mantime- Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/it-s-mantime- Taylor Students to Perform Service Projects in Upland for Community Plunge Hundreds of Taylor University students, faculty and staff members will participate in Taylor University’s annual Community Plunge, set for Monday, August 29. Community Plunge is comprised of a number ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-in-upland-for-community-plunge Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-in-upland-for-community-plunge An Incredible Demonstration of Love Ten years after the 2006 crash that claimed the lives of four students and a staff member from Taylor University, their families shared stories of their journies since that day with the Taylor alumni ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/an-incredible-demonstration-of-love Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/an-incredible-demonstration-of-love MBA Students from Lithuania Visiting Taylor This Week A group of MBA students from LCC International University, will visit the Taylor University campus and Grant County this on Tuesday and Wednesday week as part of a tour of Indiana. Located in Klaipeda... http://www.taylor.edu/news/mba-students-from-lithuania-visiting-taylor-this-week Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/mba-students-from-lithuania-visiting-taylor-this-week Trayvon's Journey Trayvon wanted more from life than a future of abuse and drug dealing. Then he found Jesus. http://www.taylor.edu/news/trayvon-s-journey Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/trayvon-s-journey Taylor University Films Screen and Win at Regional Film Festivals Taylor student films are making the rounds and have won two top awards at film festivals in the Midwest. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-films-screen-and-win-at-regional-film-festivals Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-films-screen-and-win-at-regional-film-festivals Taylor University Wins Two Awards from Emmy Organization Two Taylor documentaries have won Outstanding Student Production Awards, known as the Crystal Pillar, from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The wins... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-wins-two-awards-from-emmy-organization Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-wins-two-awards-from-emmy-organization Habecker Named President Emeritus Dr. Eugene B. Habecker has been named President Emeritus of Taylor University. Habecker, a 1968 Taylor alumnus, served as Taylor’s President from 2005 until May 31, 2016. http://www.taylor.edu/news/habecker-named-president-emeritus Fri, 17 Jun 2016 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/habecker-named-president-emeritus Gould Named Taylor Athletic Director Taylor University alumnus and longtime baseball coach Kyle Gould has been named as the school’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Gould's selection follows a national search, and according to ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/gould-named-taylor-athletic-director Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/gould-named-taylor-athletic-director Five Thursdays in Prison A team of exercise science students led by Dr. Matthew Renfrow, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, traveled to New Castle Correctional Facility this spring to collect data. They left ready to do ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/five-thursdays-in-prison Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/five-thursdays-in-prison The Service Mechanic For Nolan Sponseller '18, serving the community isn't optional. http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-service-mechanic Fri, 27 May 2016 13:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-service-mechanic 10th Lewis and Friends Colloquium honors the lives of Neuhouser, Brown The 10th Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis and Friends will take place June 2-5 on the campus of Taylor University. Hosted by the Center for the Study of C. S. Lewis and Friends, the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/10th-lewis-and-friends-colloquium-honors-the-lives-of-neuhouser-brown Fri, 20 May 2016 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/10th-lewis-and-friends-colloquium-honors-the-lives-of-neuhouser-brown Taylor Group Traveling to Liberia for Dedication, Cornerstone Laying of Samuel Morris Center Outgoing Taylor University President Eugene B. Habecker and his wife Marylou will lead a group from Taylor University next week on a trip to the West-African nation of Liberia for the dedication of a ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-group-traveling-to-liberia-for-dedication-cornerstone-laying-of-samuel-morris-center Thu, 19 May 2016 11:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-group-traveling-to-liberia-for-dedication-cornerstone-laying-of-samuel-morris-center Habeckers will be Taylor Commencement Speakers Outgoing Taylor University President and First Lady Eugene and Marylou Habecker will serve as the featured speakers for Taylor University’s Commencement exercises this Saturday, May 21, at 10:00 a.m.,... http://www.taylor.edu/news/habeckers-will-be-taylor-commencement-speakers Mon, 16 May 2016 11:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/habeckers-will-be-taylor-commencement-speakers Shakespeare Camp for high school students set for June 12-18 Registration is open for Taylor University’s first Shakespeare Camp led by Taylor faculty and students for high school students (entering grades 9-12 this fall). Shakespeare: Page to Stage will take ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/shakespeare-camp-for-high-school-students-set-for-june-12-18 Fri, 06 May 2016 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/shakespeare-camp-for-high-school-students-set-for-june-12-18 Biology student lands two-year fellowship with the National Institutes of Health Rachel VanTries, a senior biology student from Indianapolis, has landed a two-year fellowship in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/biology-student-lands-two-year-fellowship-with-the-national-institutes-of-health Fri, 06 May 2016 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/biology-student-lands-two-year-fellowship-with-the-national-institutes-of-health Music Department Announces Year End Concerts The entire campus community is invited to spring concerts presented by Taylor University’s Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Chorale, Sounds, and Symphony Orchestra. http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-department-announces-year-end-concerts Mon, 02 May 2016 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-department-announces-year-end-concerts Taylor Receives Three Nominations from Regional Emmy Organization Three documentaries by Taylor University student filmmakers have been nominated for student production awards by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-receives-three-nominations-from-regional-emmy-organization Mon, 02 May 2016 13:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-receives-three-nominations-from-regional-emmy-organization LaRita Boren Campus Center Dedication Highlights Heritage Weekend The dedication of Taylor University’s $20 million LaRita Boren Campus Center will be the featured event of this weekend’s Heritage Weekend. The ceremony will take place Saturday, at 3:00 p.m., in the ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/larita-boren-campus-center-dedication-highlights-heritage-weekend Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/larita-boren-campus-center-dedication-highlights-heritage-weekend Taylor University Observance of 2006 Crash is Next Week Taylor University has planned a series of private and public events next week in observance of the 10-year anniversary of a highway accident that claimed the lives of five members of the Taylor ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-observance-of-2006-crash-is-next-week Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-observance-of-2006-crash-is-next-week Seniors Present Music Recitals Three seniors from Taylor University's Department of Music will hold their senior recitals this weekend. The entire campus community is invited. http://www.taylor.edu/news/seniors-present-music-recitals Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/seniors-present-music-recitals Taylor Sounds Presents All Over The World on Tuesday The Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble will present "All Over The World," in the Euler Science Complex atrium on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to this ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-sounds-presents-all-over-the-world-on-tuesday Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-sounds-presents-all-over-the-world-on-tuesday Taylor University Youth Conference is Next Weekend Hundreds of high school youth and youth group leaders are expected at Taylor University’s annual Youth Conference, scheduled for April 22-24 on the Taylor campus. According to planners, the goal of ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-youth-conference-is-next-weekend Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-youth-conference-is-next-weekend Taylor Student Newspaper The Echo Wins National, Regional, State Awards Taylor University’s student newspaper The Echo has won awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA), the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) Region 5, and the Indiana Collegiate Press ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-the-echo-wins-national-regional-state-awards Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-the-echo-wins-national-regional-state-awards Taylor University Wind Ensemble presents Musical Journeys The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present "Musical Journeys" on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. Directed by Dr. Albert Harrison, the 47-member Ensemble will... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-wind-ensemble-presents-musical-journeys Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-wind-ensemble-presents-musical-journeys Enactus Team Performance at Atlanta Regional Earns Nationals Bid The Taylor University Enactus team was a winner at the Atlanta Enactus Regional Championship held Friday, earning a spot in the Enactus National Competition in St. Louis, Mo., on May 15-17. http://www.taylor.edu/news/enactus-team-performance-at-atlanta-regional-earns-nationals-bid Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/enactus-team-performance-at-atlanta-regional-earns-nationals-bid Business Professor Scott Adams Named to Hodson Endowed Chair Professor of Business Dr. Scott Adams has been named to the Arthur L. Hodson Endowed Chair in Business. http://www.taylor.edu/news/business-professor-scott-adams-named-to-hodson-endowed-chair Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/business-professor-scott-adams-named-to-hodson-endowed-chair Guest Artist Recital Features Trumpeter Joshua Ganger Trumpeter Joshua Ganger will present a free guest recital on the Taylor University campus on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/guest-artist-recital-features-trumpeter-joshua-ganger Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/guest-artist-recital-features-trumpeter-joshua-ganger Chorale's Spring Concert is Sunday at St. John's in Hartford City Join the Taylor University Chorale for their Spring Concert to be performed at St. John’s Catholic Church, 209 South Spring Street, Hartford City, Sunday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. The 48-member Chorale, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-s-spring-concert-is-sunday-at-st-john-s-in-hartford-city Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-s-spring-concert-is-sunday-at-st-john-s-in-hartford-city Conscience, Fallacies and Ethics Bowl Taylor's Ethics Bowl team is interested in much more than winning. http://www.taylor.edu/news/conscience-fallacies-and-ethics-bowl Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/conscience-fallacies-and-ethics-bowl World-renowned Baritone Stephen Smith to Lecture Saturday Taylor University is pleased to welcome world-renowned voice teacher and baritone W. Stephen Smith for a lecture and master class on Saturday. He will conduct an 11:00 a.m. lecture and a 1:30 p.m. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/world-renowned-baritone-stephen-smith-to-lecture-saturday Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/world-renowned-baritone-stephen-smith-to-lecture-saturday Dr. Christopher Ruggiero Featured in Faculty Piano Recital Dr. Christopher Ruggiero, Taylor University Department of Music staff accompanist and music theory instructor, will perform four works for piano in a recital on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 pm. Included ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-christopher-ruggiero-featured-in-faculty-piano-recital Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-christopher-ruggiero-featured-in-faculty-piano-recital 2015 Taylor Graduate David Seaman Wins Pinnacle Award David Seaman, a 2015 graduate of Taylor's journalism program, has received a second-place Pinnacle Award from the College Media Association. Seaman received the award in the “Best Arts & Entertainment... http://www.taylor.edu/news/2015-taylor-graduate-david-seaman-wins-pinnacle-award Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/2015-taylor-graduate-david-seaman-wins-pinnacle-award Hope for Rwanda Taylor students and faculty traveled to Rwanda (and Uganda) over J-term, as part of sociology and documentary filmmaking classes. There, they encounter challenging realities about forgiveness. http://www.taylor.edu/news/hope-for-rwanda Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/hope-for-rwanda Ecuadorian Students Wrapping Up Taylor University Visit Six students from Ecuador’s University of Azuay are wrapping up a month-long stay on the Taylor University campus. The students visited Taylor as part of a new program, Discover 16, sponsored by ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/ecuadorian-students-wrapping-up-taylor-university-visit Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/ecuadorian-students-wrapping-up-taylor-university-visit Lilly Endowment Grant Enables TU to Launch Theology Institute for High School Youth A new program created by Taylor University and funded with a $600,000 gift from Lilly Endowment Inc. will bring high school-aged youth who show promise for ministry and leadership, but face economic ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/lilly-endowment-grant-enables-tu-to-launch-theology-institute-for-high-school-youth Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/lilly-endowment-grant-enables-tu-to-launch-theology-institute-for-high-school-youth Taylor Hosts Second Annual High School Math Field Day An estimated 150 students from five area high schools are expected at the Second Annual High School Math Field Day, scheduled Thursday, March 17, at the Euler Science Complex at Taylor University. The... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-second-annual-high-school-math-field-day Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-second-annual-high-school-math-field-day Taylor Accounting Program Achieves National Rankings The Taylor University Accounting program has achieved high national rankings in five of the last seven years based upon first-time passing rates of its graduates who take the Certified Public ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-accounting-program-achieves-national-rankings Fri, 11 Mar 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-accounting-program-achieves-national-rankings Guitarist Stephen Brew to Present Guest Recital Guitarist Stephen Brew will present a guest recital on the Taylor University campus on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music Center. http://www.taylor.edu/news/guitarist-stephen-brew-to-present-guest-recital Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/guitarist-stephen-brew-to-present-guest-recital Taylor Remembers Board Chairman, Alumnus Wellington Yu Chiu Dr. Wellington Yu Chiu, Chairman of Taylor University’s Board of Trustees and a 1974 Taylor alumnus, died this morning after a sudden illness. Dr. Chiu was 63. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-remembers-board-chairman-alumnus-wellington-yu-chiu Sat, 05 Mar 2016 18:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-remembers-board-chairman-alumnus-wellington-yu-chiu Music Professors Bade and Collins Present CB DC Recital Taylor University music professors Dr. Chris Bade (clarinet) and Dr. Dana Collins (composer) will present CB DC on Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at the Smith-... http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-professors-bade-and-collins-present-cb-dc-recital Thu, 03 Mar 2016 10:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-professors-bade-and-collins-present-cb-dc-recital Taylor Hosts the Envision Film Festival The Envision Film Festival welcomes guests from the worlds of feature film cinematography, documentary filmmaking, and film/TV acting. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-the-envision-film-festival Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-the-envision-film-festival Dr. Leon Harshenin Featured Performer in Marion Symphonic Orchestra Program The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will feature the Chamber Winds and guest artist Dr. Leon Harshenin in its fourth concert of the 2015-16 season, scheduled Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., in ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-leon-harshenin-featured-performer-in-marion-symphonic-orchestra-program Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-leon-harshenin-featured-performer-in-marion-symphonic-orchestra-program Artist and Graphic Designer Ben Duvall is Taylor's Artist-in-Residence in February During the month of February, artist and graphic designer Ben DuVall will be Taylor University's artist-in-residence. Ben's closing performance and reception will be Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/artist-and-graphic-designer-ben-duvall-is-taylor-s-artist-in-residence-in-february Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/artist-and-graphic-designer-ben-duvall-is-taylor-s-artist-in-residence-in-february Taylor Theatre presents Rabbit Hole - opening this Friday The Taylor University Theatre Department's production of Rabbit Hole begins Friday in Mitchell Theatre. As improbably funny as it is heartbreaking, this story of a family in crisis won the 2007 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-rabbit-hole-opening-this-friday Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-rabbit-hole-opening-this-friday Taylor Alumnus Ron Johnson is Featured Speaker for Next Week’s Spiritual Renewal Taylor alumnus and pastor Dr. Ron Johnson, Jr., will be the featured speaker for next week’s Spring Spiritual Renewal services in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. He will speak Monday and Wednesday ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-alumnus-ron-johnson-is-featured-speaker-for-next-week-s-spiritual-renewal Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-alumnus-ron-johnson-is-featured-speaker-for-next-week-s-spiritual-renewal ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Taylor Alum J.R. Briggs Among Speakers for NSLC Award-winning ESPN NBA reporter Chris Broussard, author Lisa Graham McMinn, and Taylor alumnus, pastor and author J.R. Briggs are among the 13 featured speakers scheduled to appear at Taylor ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/espn-s-chris-broussard-taylor-alum-j-r-briggs-among-speakers-for-nslc Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/espn-s-chris-broussard-taylor-alum-j-r-briggs-among-speakers-for-nslc Indiana Teacher of the Year to Speak at Taylor University Kathy Nimmer, the 2015 Indiana State Teacher of the Year, will speak at Taylor University Thursday, February 11, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Smith-Hermanson Music Center. This ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/indiana-teacher-of-the-year-to-speak-at-taylor-university Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/indiana-teacher-of-the-year-to-speak-at-taylor-university 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 Fractured Identity Shawn Lashbrook's journey to (and through) Taylor involved a broken back, the football team, and a willingness to learn an important lesson about identity. http://www.taylor.edu/news/fractured-identity Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/fractured-identity 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 Rehearsing with Dr. Rediger Dr. JoAnn Rediger shares her passion for excellence in every Chorale rehearsal. http://www.taylor.edu/news/rehearsing-with-dr-rediger Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/rehearsing-with-dr-rediger 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