Bluffton University news

Exploring capitalism

Exploring capitalism

Dr. Jonathan Andreas, Howard Raid professor of business, will present “The Just Deserts of Capitalism and the Giant Turnip."


Conflict Forum

Conflict Forum

Dr. Nate Regier will present “Conflict Without Casualties: Compassionate Accountability and the Art of Struggling With” for Forum on Nov. 27.


Alumni Forum

Kerry Pinion will speak during a Bluffton University Alumni Forum. The title of her presentation is “Beginning with the End in Mind: Preparing to Join the Workforce.”


Dr. Jane Wood announces lead corporate gift for Nutrition and Dietetics Lab

Knowlton Science Center

Sodexo has made a lead corporate contribution to sponsor the state-of-the-art Nutrition and Dietetics Lab in the new Austin E. Knowlton Science Center.


Beyond the game

Beyond the game

Brandon Simmons was scheduled to speak during a Bluffton University Forum. This Forum was cancelled.


Harvest Dinner

Harvest Dinner

The Bluffton University Nutrition Association (BUNA) will hold its annual Harvest Dinner.


Science Building Development

The Bluffton University Board of Trustees approved the next step in project development for a new science building.


Musical Performance

Musical Performance

Using the theme “Reimagining the Church: Looking Back to Move Forward” as inspiration, Bluffton University students explored the relevance of the Church in the modern era during Spiritual Life Week.


English Festival

English Festival

Nick White, assistant professor of English at The Ohio State University, will present a reading of “Sweet and Low."


Spiritual Life Week

Using the theme “Reimagining the Church: Looking Back to Move Forward” as inspiration, Bluffton University students explored the relevance of the Church in the modern era during Spiritual Life Week.


Nonviolence forum

Nonviolence forum

Dr. Eric Seibert will speak during a Bluffton University Forum. The title of his presentation is “Following the Nonviolent Way of Jesus: Why Christianity and Violence Don’t Mix.”


Helen

Helen

This modern adaptation of the Greek myth about Helen of Troy tackles issues that are as common today as they were in the Iron Age.


Colloquium

Colloquium

Dr. Perry Bush, professor of history, will present the Colloquium, “Christian Nonviolence and the Farm Labor Organizing Committee."


Becca Starn Forum

Becca Starn Forum

Becca Starn ’18 will present “From Kitchen to Corporate: My Internship at One of the Country’s Favorite Restaurants.”


"Cotton Road"

Laura Kissel will speak during Bluffton University’s Forum on Nov. 6 about “Making the Film ‘Cotton Road.’”


Teachers seeking to advance their careers can fast-track their plans by enrolling in Bluffton University's summer reading endorsement program.

Reading Endorsement

Teachers seeking to advance their careers can fast-track their plans by enrolling in Bluffton University's summer reading endorsement program.


Crowned

Seniors Jeffrey Arnett and Jena O'Brien were crowned Bluffton University's Homecoming king and queen at halftime of the annual Homecoming football game on Oct. 13.


"Phantoms of Film"

Bluffton University’s Grace Albrecht Gallery will host “Phantoms of Film” by Whitney Goller.


Bluffton University is an early adopter of Guardian Caps for practice among Division III schools

Safety first

Bluffton football has added a new piece of equipment to its practice lineup--Guardian Caps. The soft-shell helmet covers better absorbs the impact of collisions than a helmet alone.


BlufftonTradition

BlufftonTradition

Rehearsals for Bluffton University’s 123rd performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 16-Dec. 4 in the Gilliom Room of Mosiman Hall on campus.


Youth nutrition

Who knew fresh fruits and vegetables could be so exciting? Joshua Becasen, a dietetic intern at Bluffton University, did. After teaching a short lesson on the differences between fruits and vegetables, Becasen started a chant at Freedom Elementary.


Book Signing

Book Signing

Bluffton will host a book signing event for Dr. Samuel H. Hancock from 3-4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, in Musselman Library's Reading Room.


Concert

Concert

Bluffton will host a concert featuring its Concert Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. A free-will offering will be taken for music scholarships.


Inauguration

Inauguration

Jane Wood Ph.D., will be inaugurated as Bluffton University’s 10th president at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 in Yoder Recital Hall.


We Are Beavers All

We Are Beavers All

The Bluffton football team will collect new Legos during their Sept. 29 home game. The collection will honor the legacy of the 7-year-old son of Pat '05 and Gina (Berelsman '06) Craun.


Forum presentation

Forum presentation

Shé Langley, owner and chief creative technologist for Sushe Design, will present “Using Social Media to Tear Down Barriers and Build Up Relationships."


Forum presentation

Forum presentation

Shé Langley, owner and chief creative technologist for Sushe Design, will present "Using Social Media to Tear Down Barriers and Build Up Relationships" during Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2.


Community building and appreciation for cultural beauty were recurring themes as students shared about their 2018 May-term experience. Nearly 90 Bluffton students participated in a cross-cultural experience last spring.

Cross-cultural forum

Bluffton University students who participated in short-term cross-cultural experiences last spring will speak during campus Forums on Tuesday, Sept. 25.


First Tuesday Forum

First Tuesday Forum

Senior Becky Boban will report on her summer Discovery Grant experiences during an 11 a.m. Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2.


Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

Exceptional Bluffton University alumni will be honored this year during two events on Homecoming, Oct. 13.


Becky Boban '19, an art and writing major, was the recipient of a Summer Discovery Grant, which allowed her to attend a writing workshop and devote her summer break to the written word.

Summer Discovery Grant

Becky Boban '19, an art and writing major, was the recipient of a Summer Discovery Grant, which allowed her to attend a writing workshop and devote her summer break to the written word.


Bluffton University will celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 13 and 14. A full slate of activities are planned on campus surrounding the big game against Manchester University.

Homecoming 2018

Bluffton University will celebrate Homecoming Weekend Oct. 13 and 14. A full slate of activities are planned on campus surrounding the big game against Manchester University.


Bluffton University has once again been named to the top tier of Midwest

National recognition

Bluffton University has once again been named to the top tier of Midwest "regional colleges" by the "U.S. News & World Report" rankings released today.


14th amendment debate

14th amendment debate

Dr. Jonathan Andreas and Dr. Perry Bush will debate for and against the repeal of the 14th amendment during Bluffton's annual Constitution Day Forum. The forum is on Tuesday, Sept. 18.


Religious literature discussion

Religious literature discussion

Dr. Jackie Wyse-Rhodes will present the Colloquium, "Reading the Cosmos in Second Temple Jewish Literature: Nature as Model, Sign, Punishment, Witness and Mystery," at 4 p.m. on Sept. 21 in Centennial Hall's Stutzman Lecture Hall.


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