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The Measure Of A University: Rankings And Enrollment For 2015-16, Becky St. Clair, Stephen Payne Dec 2015

The Measure Of A University: Rankings And Enrollment For 2015-16, Becky St. Clair, Stephen Payne

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"In the 2016 U.S. News Best College’s rankings, Andrews University was again the only Adventist university ranked as a national university, coming in as #175 out of 276... Forbes publishes an annual Top Colleges list, which ranks Andrews University as #597 out of 650 top universities and colleges overall... Best Nationwide Colleges (BNC) ranking looked at 1,393 colleges overall, and placed Andrews University as #513 on that list... In addition to these overall rankings, Andrews is pleased to be recognized on other specialized lists." This article details each ranking and additional rankings.


Deadline Extended For $3,500 Wellness Scholarship: Unique One-Time Gift For Spring Semester Only, Becky St. Clair Dec 2015

Deadline Extended For $3,500 Wellness Scholarship: Unique One-Time Gift For Spring Semester Only, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"University Health & Wellness announced a unique [one-time] scholarship valued at $3,500 available for spring semester 2016. The deadline for applying for this scholarship was extended to January 10, 2016."


The Digital Commons @ Andrews University: Showcasing Student And Faculty Research All Over The World, Danni Francis Dec 2015

The Digital Commons @ Andrews University: Showcasing Student And Faculty Research All Over The World, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

This article provides awareness and information about Andrews University's Digital Commons database, a great resource for students and faculty alike.


Christmas At Andrews: Join Us As We Celebrate The Season Dec 2015

Christmas At Andrews: Join Us As We Celebrate The Season

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University Christmas 2015 events.


Messiah Sing-Along: Come And Sing Favorite Messiah Choruses, Samuel Fry Dec 2015

Messiah Sing-Along: Come And Sing Favorite Messiah Choruses, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

The Pioneer Memorial Church Sanctuary Choir performed Handel’s “Messiah” at Pioneer Memorial Church on Dec. 13, 2015. Any audience members who wished to sing along were invited to do so.


Physics Major Scores Highest Possible On Gre: Robbie Polski Credits Internship, Good Prep, Professors, Samuel Fry Nov 2015

Physics Major Scores Highest Possible On Gre: Robbie Polski Credits Internship, Good Prep, Professors, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Robbie Polski, physics major at Andrews University, achieved the highest possible score on his GRE Physics Subject Test—an exam intended to measure the extent of an examinee’s mastery of the fundamental principles of physics."


Andrews On Ice: Cardinals Hockey Promotes Teamwork, Athleticism, Ashley Neu Nov 2015

Andrews On Ice: Cardinals Hockey Promotes Teamwork, Athleticism, Ashley Neu

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Raises awareness about Andrews University's ice hockey team.


Student Club Hosts Health Fair: Local Elementary School Enjoys Wellness-Focused Event, Khayla Mcdonald Nov 2015

Student Club Hosts Health Fair: Local Elementary School Enjoys Wellness-Focused Event, Khayla Mcdonald

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"The Andrews University chapter of Enactus partnered with Florida Hospital for a four-week Creation health curriculum to help spread awareness to people about health and wellbeing... One of the events involved in this curriculum was the Enactus Health Fair held in the gymnasium at Mars Elementary School in Berrien Springs... The fair had a variety of activities geared toward children to help them understand from an early age the importance of good health."


Will We Find Gravity Waves?: Physics Professor Involved In Ground-Breaking Research, Danni Francis Nov 2015

Will We Find Gravity Waves?: Physics Professor Involved In Ground-Breaking Research, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"The world of science is effectively on the edge of its seat as researchers are close to making revolutionary discoveries in the area of gravity and gravitational waves. Tiffany Summerscales, associate professor of physics at Andrews University, is an active researcher with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) collaboration."


Symphony Orchestra Presents Fall Concert Saturday: Bloch, Copland, Chavez And More, Becky St. Clair Nov 2015

Symphony Orchestra Presents Fall Concert Saturday: Bloch, Copland, Chavez And More, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Claudio Gonzalez, performed a concert on Saturday, November 21, at 8 p.m. at the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University. Ticket price information included.


"I Cannot Remain Idle": The Humanitarian Response To The Syrian Refugee Crisis, Alaryss Bosco, Samuel Fry Nov 2015

"I Cannot Remain Idle": The Humanitarian Response To The Syrian Refugee Crisis, Alaryss Bosco, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Georgette Bennett and Amin Ahmed from the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA) delivered a one-hour lecture in Garber Auditorium of Chan Shun Hall on the humanitarian response to the Syrian refugee crisis." This article gives an overview of the lecture.


Engineering Student Featured In Magazine: Internship Lands Student In Engineering Publication, Danni Francis Nov 2015

Engineering Student Featured In Magazine: Internship Lands Student In Engineering Publication, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University electrical engineering student, Philip Taylor Coleman, participated in a prestigious internship with The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and was featured in their magazine.


"Declare Your Maker's Praise:" Fall Choral Concert Nov 2015

"Declare Your Maker's Praise:" Fall Choral Concert

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"The Andrews University Singers and University Chorale presented “Declare Your Maker’s Praise” in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, in the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University."


Veterans Day Event To Honor Local Veterans: Community Members And Families Invited To Attend, Danni Francis Nov 2015

Veterans Day Event To Honor Local Veterans: Community Members And Families Invited To Attend, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University hosted a Veteran’s Day Tribute on November 10, 2015.


Andrews Presents, Wins Awards At Sac: Annual International Communicators Event Sees Large Andrews Presence, Becky St. Clair Nov 2015

Andrews Presents, Wins Awards At Sac: Annual International Communicators Event Sees Large Andrews Presence, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"The 26th annual Society of Adventist Communicators conference took place in Washington, D.C., October 14–18, 2015. Andrews University was well represented with four students presenting (and several more attending) and two professors in attendance, one of which also presented."


Ellen White Descendant Shares Family Insights: Portrait Unveiling Event Honors Both Artist And Subject, Danni Francis Oct 2015

Ellen White Descendant Shares Family Insights: Portrait Unveiling Event Honors Both Artist And Subject, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

This article covers the unveiling of James White Library's portrait of Ellen White. One of Ellen White's descendants was also in attendance.


Architecture Students Design University Campus: Martin Smith's Students Help Colombian School In Relocation, Samuel Fry Oct 2015

Architecture Students Design University Campus: Martin Smith's Students Help Colombian School In Relocation, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Corporacion Universitaria Adventista (UNAC), located in Medellín, the second largest city in Colombia, is relocating its campus to a rural area as part of the institution’s 2020 development goals... Assisting in the design process of the campus relocation is a team composed of Andrews University School of Architecture students, led by Martin Smith, assistant professor of architecture."


6th Annual Egg Drop Competition A Success: Engineering Assignment Becomes Spectator Sport, Danni Francis Oct 2015

6th Annual Egg Drop Competition A Success: Engineering Assignment Becomes Spectator Sport, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Spectators from all departments and majors on campus stood outside the Science Complex on Thursday to watch the 6th annual Egg Drop Contest. The article provides details of this Egg Drop Contest, including winners.


Students Clean Up Local Community: Service Projects A Special Focus This Year, Danni Francis Oct 2015

Students Clean Up Local Community: Service Projects A Special Focus This Year, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Nearly 100 students from Andrews University and Youth Build participated in a Benton Harbor Park Cleanup community service project."


Andrews Autumn Conference On Religion And Science: Keynote Speaker Gregory Boyd Presents Oct. 23-24, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

Andrews Autumn Conference On Religion And Science: Keynote Speaker Gregory Boyd Presents Oct. 23-24, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

The annual Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science was scheduled for October 23-24, 2015. This article also provides a short background on the conference.


Nimba Donates Signage To Andrews Trails: University Bike & Hike Trails Enhanced Even More Through Gift, Danni Francis Oct 2015

Nimba Donates Signage To Andrews Trails: University Bike & Hike Trails Enhanced Even More Through Gift, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

The Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association (NIMBA), a chapter of the International Mountain Bike Association, donated 35 signposts to the Andrews University Bike Trails.


Ellen White Portrait Unveiling Oct. 26: Artist Reveals Companion Piece For James White Portrait In Library Lobby, Danni Francis Oct 2015

Ellen White Portrait Unveiling Oct. 26: Artist Reveals Companion Piece For James White Portrait In Library Lobby, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Recently, Larry Onsager, dean of libraries, commissioned a companion portrait of James White’s wife, Ellen G. White, painted by renowned portrait artist Harry Ahn, who painted James White Library's portrait of James White several years ago. The portrait of Ellen White was unveiled October 26, 2015.


Alumnus Appointed Dean Of Nursing At Msu: Randolph Rasch Holds A Number Of "Firsts" In Nursing Field, Danni Francis Oct 2015

Alumnus Appointed Dean Of Nursing At Msu: Randolph Rasch Holds A Number Of "Firsts" In Nursing Field, Danni Francis

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University nursing alumnus Randolph Rasch was appointed as the ninth Dean of Nursing for Michigan State University (MSU), the eighth largest public university in America. This article shares some of his background.


Seminary On Homosexuality & Pastoral Care: Position Paper Released On Homosexuality, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

Seminary On Homosexuality & Pastoral Care: Position Paper Released On Homosexuality, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Link to the full text of the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary's position paper on homosexuality.


Passion Play Returns In 2016: Popular Easter Event Scheduled For March, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

Passion Play Returns In 2016: Popular Easter Event Scheduled For March, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University's Passion Play scheduled to return in the spring of 2016.


Associate Dean Of Distance Ed To Serve In Usdla: Janine Lim Nominated By Usdla Board President, Samuel Fry Oct 2015

Associate Dean Of Distance Ed To Serve In Usdla: Janine Lim Nominated By Usdla Board President, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Janine Lim, associate dean for online higher education in the School of Distance Education at Andrews University, was appointed to serve on the United States Distance Learning Association Board (USDLA)." This article details USDLA and gives mini bio of Janine Lim.


Nimba Hosts Bike Ride On Andrews Trails: Advanced Mountain Biking Group Enjoys New Challenges, Samuel Fry Oct 2015

Nimba Hosts Bike Ride On Andrews Trails: Advanced Mountain Biking Group Enjoys New Challenges, Samuel Fry

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

The Northern Indiana Mountain Bike Association (NIMBA), a local chapter of the International Mountain Bikers Association, began utilizing Andrews University’s trails for group rides.


Andrews Launches Health & Wellness Initiative: University Works Toward A Healthier Campus And Community, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

Andrews Launches Health & Wellness Initiative: University Works Toward A Healthier Campus And Community, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

"Andrews University officially launched its new University Health & Wellness initiative on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, built on the principle and Andrews core strength of Live Wholly. This new initiative is ongoing and includes the development and construction of a Health & Wellness Center."


Andrews Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: New York Ensemble Performs "Los Valientes" On Tuesday, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

Andrews Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month: New York Ensemble Performs "Los Valientes" On Tuesday, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Andrews University invited the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a performance of “Los Valientes” (The Courageous Ones) in the Howard Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.


New Director Of Campus Safety Appointed: Ben Panigot Leads With 8 Years Of Experience At Andrews, Becky St. Clair Oct 2015

New Director Of Campus Safety Appointed: Ben Panigot Leads With 8 Years Of Experience At Andrews, Becky St. Clair

Andrews Agenda: Campus News

Ben Panigot becomes new Director of Campus Safety.