Taylor University News - News http://www.taylor.edu News en-US Wed, 01 Apr 2015 06:36:54 EDT April 9 groundbreaking set for LaRita R. Boren Campus Center Taylor University officials will break ground for the $20 million, 49,000 sq. ft. LaRita R. Boren Campus Center at 4:00 p.m., April 9, in front of the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. http://www.taylor.edu/news/april-9-groundbreaking-set-for-larita-r-boren-campus-center Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/april-9-groundbreaking-set-for-larita-r-boren-campus-center Taylor Wind Ensemble to present “Golden Sounds of the American West” The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present a concert and dramatic presentation titled “Golden Sounds of the American West” Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-to-present-golden-sounds-of-the-american-west- Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-to-present-golden-sounds-of-the-american-west- Political, Faith Identities Studied in Series The Taylor University Department of Political Science and International Relations will host political scientist, policy researcher and speaker Dr. Brian Calfano for a two-session series Monday ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/political-faith-identities-studied-in-series Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/political-faith-identities-studied-in-series Taylor Math Team Wins Statewide Mathematics Competition A team of Taylor University senior mathematicians finished first in the 50th annual Indiana Collegiate Mathematics Competition (ICMC), held March 13. The competition was connected with the Indiana ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-team-wins-statewide-mathematics-competition Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-math-team-wins-statewide-mathematics-competition Art Department Careers Symposium Scheduled Tomorrow The Taylor University Art Department will hold its 2015 Career Symposium Thursday, March 19 as illustrator Mandie Anderson, visual artist Dayton Castleman, and photographer Matt Herrmann share their ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-careers-symposium-scheduled-tomorrow Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-careers-symposium-scheduled-tomorrow Investigative journalism conference is March 21 Taylor University will host an investigative journalism conference Saturday, March 21, beginning at 8:30 a.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/investigative-journalism-conference-is-march-21 Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/investigative-journalism-conference-is-march-21 Helms is outstanding solo performer at Jazz Festival Taylor University senior trombonist Joel Helms was recognized as one of the outstanding solo jazz performers at the recent Elmhurst College Jazz Festival in Elmhurst, Ill. http://www.taylor.edu/news/helms-is-outstanding-solo-performer-at-jazz-festival Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/helms-is-outstanding-solo-performer-at-jazz-festival Kurr Wins at Great Lakes Region Singing Event Taylor University senior Haley Kurr was a winner in the Senior Women category in the 2015 Great Lake Region NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Student Adjudications, held at Anderson ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/kurr-wins-at-great-lakes-region-singing-event Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/kurr-wins-at-great-lakes-region-singing-event Judge Mark Spitzer Featured at Luncheon Lecture Taylor University’s Political Science Department invites all students and faculty to a seminar luncheon with Judge Mark Spitzer in the Hodson Dining Commons. http://www.taylor.edu/news/judge-mark-spitzer-featured-at-luncheon-lecture Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/judge-mark-spitzer-featured-at-luncheon-lecture Taylor Hosts National, State Math Meetings and Events, Pi Celebration The Taylor University Mathematics Department will host a series of events this weekend that include a meeting of the national mathematics organization, anniversary celebrations for the national ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-national-state-math-meetings-and-events-pi-celebration Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-hosts-national-state-math-meetings-and-events-pi-celebration Bronze sculptures on display at Taylor’s Zondervan Library Twelve bronze sculptures created by sculptor Stan Johnson will be on display on the main floor of Taylor University’s Zondervan Library through April 30, 2015. http://www.taylor.edu/news/bronze-sculptures-on-display-at-taylor-s-zondervan-library Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/bronze-sculptures-on-display-at-taylor-s-zondervan-library Taylor Student Newspaper, Writers, Receive Awards for Excellence Taylor University’s student newspaper The Echo is the winner of five regional awards for excellence. The awards and final placements will be presented by the Society of Professional Journalists during... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-writers-receive-awards-for-excellence Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-newspaper-writers-receive-awards-for-excellence Satellite With Taylor Ties Launched from International Space Station A small satellite designed and built by a Grant County company with Taylor University ties is in low-earth orbit following its release Tuesday evening from the International Space Station. http://www.taylor.edu/news/satellite-with-taylor-ties-launched-from-international-space-station Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/satellite-with-taylor-ties-launched-from-international-space-station Air Force Selects Taylor Satellite for Launch The United States Air Force has selected ELEOsat, a small satellite designed by Taylor University students, for launch into low-orbit. http://www.taylor.edu/news/air-force-selects-taylor-satellite-for-launch Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/air-force-selects-taylor-satellite-for-launch Visual Effects Artist, Emmy Award-winning producer, Headline Envision Film Festival 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/visual-effects-artist-emmy-award-winning-producer-headline-envision-film-festival Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/visual-effects-artist-emmy-award-winning-producer-headline-envision-film-festival Wind Ensemble to Perform at Eiteljorg Museum "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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-to-perform-at-eiteljorg-museum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/wind-ensemble-to-perform-at-eiteljorg-museum Luncheon Seminar Features Indiana Policy Review Editor 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... http://www.taylor.edu/news/luncheon-seminar-features-indiana-policy-review-editor Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/luncheon-seminar-features-indiana-policy-review-editor CS Lewis Expert to Speak at Taylor 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-to-speak-at-taylor Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-expert-to-speak-at-taylor Making Literature Conference Begins Thursday 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/making-literature-conference-begins-thursday Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/making-literature-conference-begins-thursday Ethics Bowl Team Wins National Championship 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/ethics-bowl-team-wins-national-championship Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/ethics-bowl-team-wins-national-championship Author Bob Goff among keynote speakers at NSLC 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, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/author-bob-goff-among-keynote-speakers-at-nslc Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/author-bob-goff-among-keynote-speakers-at-nslc Theatre Presents Vietnam War Drama: A Piece of My Heart 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/theatre-presents-vietnam-war-drama-a-piece-of-my-heart Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/theatre-presents-vietnam-war-drama-a-piece-of-my-heart Noted Tenor's Guest Recital Scheduled 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. http://www.taylor.edu/news/noted-tenor-s-guest-recital-scheduled Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/noted-tenor-s-guest-recital-scheduled Art Department offering new digital design course 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. http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-offering-new-digital-design-course Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-department-offering-new-digital-design-course Overseas Study Program Ranked 2nd, 3rd, 9th in National Poll 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/overseas-study-program-ranked-2nd-3rd-9th-in-national-poll Fri, 06 Feb 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/overseas-study-program-ranked-2nd-3rd-9th-in-national-poll Taylor, Bible Gateway Partner for Scripture Engagement 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-bible-gateway-partner-for-scripture-engagement Mon, 02 Feb 2015 14:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-bible-gateway-partner-for-scripture-engagement Update: Classes Will Start on Schedule Monday 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/update-classes-will-start-on-schedule-monday Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/update-classes-will-start-on-schedule-monday Taylor Business Students to Learn from Wall St. Executive 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-business-students-to-learn-from-wall-st-executive Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-business-students-to-learn-from-wall-st-executive Within Without Art Exhibit Begins February 6 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/within-without-art-exhibit-begins-february-6 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/within-without-art-exhibit-begins-february-6 Media Comm students headed for Sundance Film Festival 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... http://www.taylor.edu/news/media-comm-students-headed-for-sundance-film-festival Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/media-comm-students-headed-for-sundance-film-festival Music Dept. Valentine’s Event Features Music of the 60s 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. http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-dept-valentine-s-event-features-music-of-the-60s Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/music-dept-valentine-s-event-features-music-of-the-60s Taylor Opera Theatre presents Amahl and the Night Visitors 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... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-opera-theatre-presents-amahl-and-the-night-visitors Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-opera-theatre-presents-amahl-and-the-night-visitors MLK Day Explores Roles in The Beloved Community 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 ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/mlk-day-explores-roles-in-the-beloved-community Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/mlk-day-explores-roles-in-the-beloved-community Students Leave for Lighthouse Overseas Ministries 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. http://www.taylor.edu/news/students-leave-for-lighthouse-overseas-ministries Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/students-leave-for-lighthouse-overseas-ministries Award-Winning Soloist Featured Performer for King Holiday Award-winning mezzo-soprano Cheryse McLeod Lewis will present Then Sings My Soul, a solo performance of inspirational American music, Monday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/award-winning-soloist-featured-performer-for-king-holiday Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/award-winning-soloist-featured-performer-for-king-holiday Taylor Makes President’s Honor Roll for Community Service For the second straight year, Taylor University has been selected for the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for General Community Service with Distinction. Taylor’s ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-makes-president-s-honor-roll-for-community-service Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-makes-president-s-honor-roll-for-community-service Ballinger Wins Concerto Aria Competition Taylor University junior Brian Ballinger was chosen as this year’s winner of the Collegiate Division of the 25th Annual Marion Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) Concerto|Aria Competition, held last month ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/ballinger-wins-concerto-aria-competition Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/ballinger-wins-concerto-aria-competition Chapman Selected for Exclusive Fellowship December Taylor University graduate Chandler Chapman has been selected for the Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowship program, an Indianapolis-based, selective program that seeks to develop Indiana’s next ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/chapman-selected-for-exclusive-fellowship Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/chapman-selected-for-exclusive-fellowship Math Teams Take Second and Third in National Competition Twelve Taylor student mathematicians earned high finishes in the Michigan Autumn Take Home Challenge (MATH), a competition that attracts collegiate teams from Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/math-teams-take-second-and-third-in-national-competition Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/math-teams-take-second-and-third-in-national-competition Award Winning Taylor Film Program Earns MarCom Awards Taylor University’s award-winning film program has won a pair of Gold MarCom awards. The “2014 Envision Film Festival Open” and the documentary “Married to Magic” each received 2014 MarCom awards. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/award-winning-taylor-film-program-earns-marcom-awards Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/award-winning-taylor-film-program-earns-marcom-awards Professional Writing Students Coauthor Christmas Festival Script Professional writing majors, Ian Proano and Nichole Parks, recently coauthored the script for the live nativity scene at the 62nd annual Christ Child Festival in Fort Wayne, Ind. Scott Tsuleff, a WBCL... http://www.taylor.edu/news/professional-writing-students-coauthor-christmas-festival-script Mon, 08 Dec 2014 10:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/professional-writing-students-coauthor-christmas-festival-script Chorale, Sounds Christmas Performance is Saturday, Dec. 6 Sing Noel: Christmas Around the World will be presented by Taylor University Chorale & Taylor Sounds Chamber Ensemble in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-sounds-christmas-performance-is-saturday-dec-6 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/chorale-sounds-christmas-performance-is-saturday-dec-6 Taylor student PR teams win MarCom Awards Public relations campaigns created by teams of Taylor students for Marion and Grant County organizations have been awarded Platinum and Gold MarCom Awards. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-pr-teams-win-marcom-awards Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-pr-teams-win-marcom-awards Taylor Student Musicians Win, Place at State Singing Competition Paced by a winning performance by Taylor senior Haley Kurr, Taylor University had four winners in the Indiana NATS competition. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-musicians-win-place-at-state-singing-competition Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-student-musicians-win-place-at-state-singing-competition Mitchell Theatre Presents Moliere’s Tartuffe Taylor University’s Mitchell Theatre presents Molière’s classic comedy Tartuffe. This witty play follows a family and their struggle against a quick-witted con man. http://www.taylor.edu/news/mitchell-theatre-presents-moliere-s-tartuffe Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:15:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/mitchell-theatre-presents-moliere-s-tartuffe Jazz Ensemble collaborates with professional musicians for Friday Night Jazz Taylor University Jazz Ensemble presents "Friday Night Jazz" with three professional musicians from the Detroit area. http://www.taylor.edu/news/jazz-ensemble-collaborates-with-professional-musicians-for-friday-night-jazz Wed, 05 Nov 2014 15:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/jazz-ensemble-collaborates-with-professional-musicians-for-friday-night-jazz Metcalf Art Gallery exhibit explores mischief and myth in art Taylor University art exhibit, "A Gap in the Screen: Tracking the Trickster through Myth and Art", explores mischief and myth in art-making. http://www.taylor.edu/news/metcalf-art-gallery-exhibit-explores-mischief-and-myth-in-art Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/metcalf-art-gallery-exhibit-explores-mischief-and-myth-in-art Ethics Bowl team qualifies for nationals for the sixth consecutive year Taylor University Ethics Bowl team places second in regional championship and qualifies for the National Ethics Bowl Competition. http://www.taylor.edu/news/ethics-bowl-team-qualifies-for-nationals-for-the-sixth-consecutive-year Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/ethics-bowl-team-qualifies-for-nationals-for-the-sixth-consecutive-year Opera Theatre presents A Night of Broadway and Opera Taylor Opera Theatre presents a production featuring well-loved stage music, including pieces from South Pacific, West Side Story, and Spamalot. http://www.taylor.edu/news/opera-theatre-presents-a-night-of-broadway-and-opera Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:45:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/opera-theatre-presents-a-night-of-broadway-and-opera Campus garden strengthens student's ties to local community Taylor University's campus garden run by the Earth and Environmental Science program provided opportunities for Taylor student to grow professionally and relationally. http://www.taylor.edu/news/campus-garden-strengthens-student-s-ties-to-local-community Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/campus-garden-strengthens-student-s-ties-to-local-community Economics major wins International Atlantic Economic Society Competition Taylor University senior economics major, Levi Boxell, wins the International Atlantic Economic Society's Best Undergraduate Paper Competition. http://www.taylor.edu/news/economics-major-wins-international-atlantic-economic-society-competition Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:30:00 EST http://www.taylor.edu/news/economics-major-wins-international-atlantic-economic-society-competition Philosophy Students, Faculty Attend Faith and Reason Conference Faculty and students attended a conference in honor of the 80th birthday of Richard Swinburne; one of Christianity’s most notable philosophers and apologists from the past 50 years. http://www.taylor.edu/news/philosophy-students-faculty-attend-faith-and-reason-conference Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/philosophy-students-faculty-attend-faith-and-reason-conference Author, Speaker Josh Riebock Coming to Taylor Storyteller, author, and speaker Josh Riebock will be speak at Taylor University at 8:15 p.m., Tuesday, October 28, in the Euler Atrium. His topic is: Being Human. http://www.taylor.edu/news/author-speaker-josh-riebock-coming-to-taylor Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/author-speaker-josh-riebock-coming-to-taylor English Students Connect with Noted Scholar, Author Four sections of freshmen ENG 101 students were the beneficiaries last week as Taylor University’s Department of English hosted a web conference with internationally known scholar and author Dr. ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/english-students-connect-with-noted-scholar-author Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/english-students-connect-with-noted-scholar-author Momentum Building for Campus Center Fund Raising Taylor University officials have announced that $16.3 million has been raised for the LaRita R. Boren Campus Center – a $20 million facility that will be constructed around Rediger Chapel/Auditorium,... http://www.taylor.edu/news/momentum-building-for-campus-center-fund-raising Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/momentum-building-for-campus-center-fund-raising TU Voice Professor, Taylor Chorale to Perform with Marion Orchestra Taylor University is pleased to host the Marion Philharmonic Orchestra for their next concert, “Variations on a Dream,” featuring Taylor voice faculty member Dr. Conor Angell and the TU Chorale ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/tu-voice-professor-taylor-chorale-to-perform-with-marion-orchestra Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/tu-voice-professor-taylor-chorale-to-perform-with-marion-orchestra Immigration, Education, Social Justice are themes of Taylor Honors Conference Taylor University will host its fifth annual Taylor Honors Conference November 8. The event will bring authors and speakers to the campus to examine the theme Everyday Activism & the Common Good. http://www.taylor.edu/news/immigration-education-social-justice-are-themes-of-taylor-honors-conference Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/immigration-education-social-justice-are-themes-of-taylor-honors-conference Taylor 50-Year Reunion Class Gives $4.26 Million The Taylor University Class of 1964 reunion group has given the largest class gift in Taylor history. The group, known as Legacy ’64, capped an eight-year fundraising campaign this morning in ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-50-year-reunion-class-gives-4-26-million Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-50-year-reunion-class-gives-4-26-million Taylor Homecoming Features Reunions, Faculty Lectures, Athletics More than 700 Taylor University alumni and friends are expected on campus for reunions and special events during Taylor’s 2014 Homecoming. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-homecoming-features-reunions-faculty-lectures-athletics Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-homecoming-features-reunions-faculty-lectures-athletics Art Exhibit Features the Works of Taylor Alumna Julienne Johnson Taylor University’s Metcalf Art Gallery presents Structure and Passion: Julienne Johnson 2008-2014 beginning Thursday, October 16, and continuing until Friday, November 7. http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-exhibit-features-the-works-of-taylor-alumna-julienne-johnson Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/art-exhibit-features-the-works-of-taylor-alumna-julienne-johnson RED Cameras Get Upgrade to 6K Resolution The film and media production program has added two 6K "Dragon" sensors to its RED Epic cameras. http://www.taylor.edu/news/red-cameras-get-upgrade-to-6k-resolution Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/red-cameras-get-upgrade-to-6k-resolution Charles Schwab, Inc. Gift Funds Updated Taylor University Finance Lab A significant gift to Taylor University’s finance program from Charles Schwab, Inc., has allowed Taylor to relocate and update its finance lab with state-of-the-art equipment. http://www.taylor.edu/news/charles-schwab-inc-gift-funds-updated-taylor-university-finance-lab Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/charles-schwab-inc-gift-funds-updated-taylor-university-finance-lab Shane Claiborne To Speak at Taylor Monday Author and speaker, Shane Claiborne will speak at Taylor University Monday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. Claiborne’s comments are titled: Responding Like Jesus: How do we... http://www.taylor.edu/news/shane-claiborne-to-speak-at-taylor-monday Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/shane-claiborne-to-speak-at-taylor-monday Taylor University Parents and Family Weekend Begins Friday Taylor University will host hundreds of parents and family members of current Taylor students this weekend for the annual Parents & Family Weekend, scheduled for Friday, October 3, and ending Sunday, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-parents-and-family-weekend-begins-friday Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-parents-and-family-weekend-begins-friday Taylor Center for Scripture Engagement to Host Ministry Leaders Workshop The Center for Scripture Engagement (CSE) at Taylor University will host a workshop for ministry leaders Monday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m., to 3:00 p.m., in the Braden Room at the Hodson Dining ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-center-for-scripture-engagement-to-host-ministry-leaders-workshop Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-center-for-scripture-engagement-to-host-ministry-leaders-workshop Taylor Graduate wins Simon & Schuster Novel Writing Contest Taylor University grad Chandler Birch is the winner of the inaugural Simon451 Student Novel Writing Contest. Simon451 is a new imprint of publishing legend Simon & Schuster. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-graduate-wins-simon-schuster-novel-writing-contest Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:45:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-graduate-wins-simon-schuster-novel-writing-contest Taylor Theatre Presents Pulitzer Prize Winning Play Wit The Taylor University Theatre 2014-2015 season will open with the Pulitzer Prize winning play Wit. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-pulitzer-prize-winning-play-wit Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presents-pulitzer-prize-winning-play-wit The Real World of Physics: A Taylor student's summer at CERN Senior math and physics major spent eight weeks working at CERN, the European Council for Nuclear Research. http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-real-world-of-physics-a-taylor-student-s-summer-at-cern Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/the-real-world-of-physics-a-taylor-student-s-summer-at-cern Taylor University Ranked Number One in U.S. News Survey for the Eighth Straight Year For the eighth straight year, Taylor University is the number one Midwest University in the category Best Regional Colleges in the newly-released 2015 U.S. News & World Report survey, America's Best ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-ranked-number-one-in-u-s-news-survey-for-the-eighth-straight-year Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:15:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-ranked-number-one-in-u-s-news-survey-for-the-eighth-straight-year Taylor’s Euler Science Complex Named on 30 Amazing Eco-friendly Science Labs List The Euler Science Complex at Taylor University is named on a list titled: 30 Amazing Eco-friendly University Science Labs published by GradSchoolHub.com, an information clearing house for graduate ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-s-euler-science-complex-named-on-30-amazing-eco-friendly-science-labs-list Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-s-euler-science-complex-named-on-30-amazing-eco-friendly-science-labs-list Taylor Students to Perform Service Projects in Upland for “Plunge” Hundreds of Taylor University students, faculty and staff members will participate in Taylor University’s annual Community Plunge, set for Thursday, August 28. Community Plunge is comprised of a ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-in-upland-for-plunge- Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-students-to-perform-service-projects-in-upland-for-plunge- Taylor Named to Colleges of Distinction Honor Roll Taylor University has been selected as a member of the 2014 – 2015 Colleges of Distinction, an online collegiate survey that recognizes universities for teacher-centered education and preparation of ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-named-to-colleges-of-distinction-honor-roll Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-named-to-colleges-of-distinction-honor-roll Western Art Display, Accompanying Lectures to be Presented at Taylor University The Spirit of the American West, an exhibit featuring Western art from the private collection of Taylor University friends Leland and LaRita Boren, will be presented on the Taylor campus beginning ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/western-art-display-accompanying-lectures-to-be-presented-at-taylor-university Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/western-art-display-accompanying-lectures-to-be-presented-at-taylor-university Taylor to Offer Program Studying Orphans and Vulnerable Children A new program offering at Taylor University will provide a holistic focus on the needs of orphans and vulnerable children. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-to-offer-program-studying-orphans-and-vulnerable-children Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-to-offer-program-studying-orphans-and-vulnerable-children Commercial Satellite with Taylor University Connections Arrives at the International Space Station A commercial satellite from Indiana with Taylor University and Upland connections has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) following a successful launch by NASA from Wallops Island, ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/commercial-satellite-with-taylor-university-connections-arrives-at-the-international-space-station Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/commercial-satellite-with-taylor-university-connections-arrives-at-the-international-space-station Language Placement Testing Policy and Dates Spanish and French placement testing will be offered in Reade 140 on Monday, August 25 at 9:00 am, and again on Wednesday, August 27 at 4:00 pm. Please watch for registration information in TU ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/language-placement-testing-policy-and-dates Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/language-placement-testing-policy-and-dates English Department Alumnus Wins Prestigious Book Award Taylor English alum Jordan Zandi has won a major national creative writing award: the Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry from Sarabande Books. The contest judge was Henri Cole, critically acclaimed ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/english-department-alumnus-wins-prestigious-book-award Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/english-department-alumnus-wins-prestigious-book-award Faith, Philanthropy & Change Conference Supports Those Serving in the Nonprofit Sector Taylor University is hosting the inaugural 2014 Faith, Philanthropy & Change conference this week on campus. The conference got underway today at noon and continues through tomorrow and until noon ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/faith-philanthropy-change-conference-supports-those-serving-in-the-nonprofit-sector Mon, 02 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/faith-philanthropy-change-conference-supports-those-serving-in-the-nonprofit-sector CS Lewis is the Subject of Taylor Colloquium Taylor University’s Center for the Study of CS Lewis & Friends will host the Ninth Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis & Friends from May 29 to June 1. http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-is-the-subject-of-taylor-colloquium Tue, 27 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/cs-lewis-is-the-subject-of-taylor-colloquium Registration Announced for Taylor Summer Art Camp Taylor's Summer Fine Art Camp is designed to introduce children and young adults to the visual arts through hands on activities including drawing, painting, and mixed media. Students will learn new ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/registration-announced-for-taylor-summer-art-camp Wed, 21 May 2014 08:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/registration-announced-for-taylor-summer-art-camp Popular Author Skye Jethani is Featured Commencement Speaker at Taylor University Christian author, speaker and pastor Skye Jethani will be the featured speaker during Commencement activities at Taylor University, scheduled Saturday, May 24, at 10:00 a.m., in the Kesler Student ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/popular-author-skye-jethani-is-featured-commencement-speaker-at-taylor-university Tue, 13 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/popular-author-skye-jethani-is-featured-commencement-speaker-at-taylor-university Taylor University Education Department Requests Comments Taylor University is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in October 5-7, 2014. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-education-department-requests-comments Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-university-education-department-requests-comments Ray Bullock, Art Professor Emeritus, Taylor’s First Women’s Cross Country Coach, Dies at 83 Professor of Art Emeritus and Taylor’s first women’s cross country coach Ray Bullock died May 2, 2014, at the Upland University Nursing Center. He was 83. http://www.taylor.edu/news/ray-bullock-art-professor-emeritus-taylor-s-first-women-s-cross-country-coach-dies-at-83 Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/ray-bullock-art-professor-emeritus-taylor-s-first-women-s-cross-country-coach-dies-at-83 Taylor Theatre Presentation of The Miracle Worker Honors Hubbard’s Memory The Taylor University Theatre will present The Miracle Worker, written by playwright William Gibson and directed by Tracy Manning on May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11 in the Mitchell Theatre on the Taylor ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presentation-of-the-miracle-worker-honors-hubbard-s-memory Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-theatre-presentation-of-the-miracle-worker-honors-hubbard-s-memory Taylor Environmental Science Professor Paul Rothrock Honored by Indiana Academy of Science Taylor University Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Dr. Paul E. Rothrock has received the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Indiana Academy of Science. The award was presented to ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-environmental-science-professor-paul-rothrock-honored-by-indiana-academy-of-science Tue, 29 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-environmental-science-professor-paul-rothrock-honored-by-indiana-academy-of-science Films Receive Award Nominations from Emmy Organization Two Taylor student films have received nominations for Crystal Pillar awards from the Emmy organization. http://www.taylor.edu/news/films-receive-award-nominations-from-emmy-organization Mon, 28 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/films-receive-award-nominations-from-emmy-organization Heritage Weekend Features Concert, Taylathon, Grandparents Taylor University’s 2014 Heritage Weekend will be Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26. The weekend event will bring in hundreds of alumni, family members, and friends to Taylor’s campus for ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/heritage-weekend-features-concert-taylathon-grandparents Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/heritage-weekend-features-concert-taylathon-grandparents Breakfast With Fred Leadership Institute Comes to Taylor Representatives from the Breakfast With Fred Leadership Institute will conduct campus meetings with Taylor University students starting tomorrow, April 24, and continuing Friday, April 25. Those ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/breakfast-with-fred-leadership-institute-comes-to-taylor Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/breakfast-with-fred-leadership-institute-comes-to-taylor Taylor Alumnus Steve Amerson Returns for Brahms to Broadway Program The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will present "Brahms to Broadway" on the Taylor University campus this Saturday evening, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium during Heritage Weekend. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-alumnus-steve-amerson-returns-for-brahms-to-broadway-program Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-alumnus-steve-amerson-returns-for-brahms-to-broadway-program Brahms to Broadway The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will present "Brahms to Broadway" this Saturday evening, April 26 at 7:30 pm in Rediger Auditorium as part of Heitage Weekend. http://www.taylor.edu/news/brahms-to-broadway Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/brahms-to-broadway Dr. Rich Parker, Professor Emeritus of Music, Dies Taylor University Professor Emeritus of Music Dr. Richard Parker went to be with the Lord at 10:40 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. He was ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-rich-parker-professor-emeritus-of-music-dies Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/dr-rich-parker-professor-emeritus-of-music-dies Taylor Small Satellite Launched Following three launch delays, the Taylor University nanosatellite was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Good Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-small-satellite-launched Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-small-satellite-launched Taylor Youth Conference is This Weekend Taylor University’s 2014 Youth Conference begins Friday, April 11, and will continue through Sunday, April 13. Hundreds of high school students and youth leaders from throughout the Midwest are ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-youth-conference-is-this-weekend Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-youth-conference-is-this-weekend Religious Freedom Advocate, Author to be featured at Taylor Interfaith Collaboration Noted author, speaker and religious freedom advocate Dr. Chris Seiple will be the featured guest for the Religious Freedom and Interfaith Collaboration, which will be held at Taylor University, April ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/religious-freedom-advocate-author-to-be-featured-at-taylor-interfaith-collaboration Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/religious-freedom-advocate-author-to-be-featured-at-taylor-interfaith-collaboration Taylor Wind Ensemble Presents La Fiesta Spring Concert The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present La Fiesta - a free concert celebrating Spanish, Mexican, and Israeli band music on Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-presents-la-fiesta-spring-concert Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-wind-ensemble-presents-la-fiesta-spring-concert Taylor Sounds Spring Concert is April 15 Under the direction of Dr. JoAnn Rediger, the Taylor Sounds completed a week-long trip to Europe which included Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; and Budapest, Hungary. The ensemble will ... http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-sounds-spring-concert-is-april-15 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/taylor-sounds-spring-concert-is-april-15 Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr. Marilynne Robinson to Speak at Taylor Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Marilynne Robinson will be the featured speaker for this week’s Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program at Taylor University. http://www.taylor.edu/news/pulitzer-prize-winner-dr-marilynne-robinson-to-speak-at-taylor Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:30:00 EDT http://www.taylor.edu/news/pulitzer-prize-winner-dr-marilynne-robinson-to-speak-at-taylor