Archives - 2014 News

Update: Taylor Small Satellite Launch Scrubbed

Published: April 13, 2014

SpaceX announced the planned Monday launch that would have carried the Taylor satellite into orbit was scrubbed due to a helium leak on the Falcon 9 first stage. The next launch opportunity would be Friday, April 18 at 3:25 p.m. EDT if the issue can be resolved.

Taylor Youth Conference is This Weekend

Published: April 09, 2014

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 expected for a full schedule of worship services, small groups, games, a service project, and a concert with Christian rapper Derek Minor.

Religious Freedom Advocate, Author to be featured at Taylor Interfaith Collaboration

Published: April 08, 2014

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 15, at 7:00 p.m., in Ayres Courtroom 215.

Taylor Sounds Spring Concert is April 15

Published: April 08, 2014

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 present their tour concert at TU on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall of the Smith-Hermanson Music Center.

Taylor Wind Ensemble Presents La Fiesta Spring Concert

Published: April 08, 2014

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.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr. Marilynne Robinson to Speak at Taylor

Published: April 02, 2014

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.

Taylor University Opera Theatre Presents "Dido and Aeneas"

Published: March 21, 2014

Taylor University Opera Theatre presents a contemporary staging of Henry Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas on April 11 & 12 at 8pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Building. Tickets are $10, and can be reserved at the music office or bought at the door.

The Best of the Best: Envision Film Festival Continues to Grow

Published: March 14, 2014

Workshops, screenings and an awards presentation highlighted Taylor's best-ever Envision Film Festival.

Rediger Invited to Lead International Choirs in Prague

Published: March 11, 2014

Dr. JoAnn Rediger, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Ensembles at Taylor University, will serve as the invited conductor of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Honor Choir, during the ACSI’s ninth annual gathering from March 20-23, in Prague, the Czech Republic.

Taylor Music Students Win in NATS Regional

Published: March 07, 2014

Three Taylor University students were winners at the 2014 Great Lake Region National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Adjudications, held at Ball State University.