Thursday, October 3, 2013
Wilmington College will place a spotlight on the extraordinary human rights challenges in regions of Africa at the 23rd annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Oct. 16. This year’s topic is “Africa’s Blood, Sweat and Tears: Nonviolent Solutions.”
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Students are experiencing wide-ranging changes in their academic curriculum designed to broaden their knowledge and skill sets. Starting this fall semester, the College has implemented a four credit hour system and begun a new general education curriculum that utilizes infused skills.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Author, filmmaker David Burstein will speak on the millennial generation’s considerable affect on contemporary times and its prospects for changing the world at Wilmington College May 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Wilmington College has established a new minor, Sustainability, that will officially debut in fall 2013. It features an interdisciplinary curriculum with 12 hours in agriculture courses and a dozen hours of electives, from across the academic spectrum, designed to dovetail with a student’s career interests.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This year’s community Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Wilmington College will recognize the 30th anniversary of the national holiday Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Wilmington College’s Watson Library is featuring an exhibit of Mexican pottery during January.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) will recognize six Wilmington College faculty members with 2012 awards for “Excellence in Teaching” Friday (Nov. 9) at its annual Faculty Awards Luncheon.
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities will recognize Wilmington College faculty member Michael Snarr Friday (Nov. 9) with a 2012 “Celebration of Teaching” award.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Students and recent alumni that have benefited from unique travel experiences will speak on their journeys and how the Isaac Harvey Fund made these experiences possible Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
"Searching for Peace" and "Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy!" will open Monday (Oct. 8) with a special exhibit reception Wednesday (Oct. 10), at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Michael and Neil Snarr’s book "Introducing Global Issues" continues to generate national and international interest as more and more colleges and universities incorporate into their curriculum an appreciation for world cultures, globalization and international affairs.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Our trip has focused on sightseeing and basketball. As a political scientist my main interest in China is the politics and economics of the country.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
China’s extremely large population creates major traffic issues resulting in pollution and congestion. Those who watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics are familiar with the city's air pollution problem.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
This blog is being written written from a 10-day tour of Beijing and Shanghai, China. The group is comprised of Coach Jerry Scheve's Wilmington College Women's Basketball team, a few parents of players, and several community members.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Michael Snarr, professor of social and political studies took a group of WC students to Washington March 23-26 to learn how to lobby from members of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. At the end of their stay in D.C., they actually lobbied their elected representatives.
Friday, March 23, 2012
The Ohio Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights will conduct a community forum April 4 in Wilmington investigating issues related to the barriers to economic development in the state.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The word “hunger” conjures images of impoverished children in Africa’s Sudan or Rwanda, but persons in Clinton County are too often going to bed with empty stomachs. In conjunction with Wilmington College’s third annual Food Symposium March 20, a group of 27 students, faculty and staff placed 13,000 white garden stakes in the campus mall Thursday afternoon.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Three Wilmington College students will present their research in such fields as sociology, psychology, gender studies, anthropology and criminology at the North Central Sociological Association's Student Sociology Conference.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Michael Snarr will report on his recent trip to Afghanistan and how it relates to Friends’ interests at the 15th annual Wilmington College Quaker Lecture Series Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
A panel of scholars will discuss the profound impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when Wilmington College presents “9/11: 10 Years Later” Monday (Sept. 12), at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.
Friday, August 26, 2011
On the heels of the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is another ominous milestone. This October will be the 10-year anniversary of the United States’ longest war: Afghanistan.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
This year’s milestone edition of the Westheimer Peace Symposium at Wilmington College Oct. 20 will delve into social justice for those living on the margins of society.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
The inspiring story of three men — a Palestinian Muslim, Christian and Israeli Jew — in a land gripped by centuries old fear, hatred and division is depicted the documentary Little Town of Bethlehem, which will be presented at Wilmington College Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., in Kelly Center.
Monday, September 20, 2010