Monthly Archives: November 2007

Quality of Life Grant Extends Into/Beyond Classroom

Howard W. Hewitt – The Indiana Quality of Life Grant from Lilly Endowment has provided internships for Wabash students, trips around the state to learn more about Hoosier history and culture, and brought speakers to campus. It’s fascinating then to see … Continue reading

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Axtel Talks About Obsession with Sports

American Society’s obsession with sports, or specifically Professor of Mathmatics Mike Axtel’s obsession, was the focus of Thursday’s Chapel Talk. Hear the full Podcast of Axtel’s talk here. Axtel, mixing readings with his own dry wit, talked about the importance … Continue reading

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Got Weekend Plans?

Jim Amidon — Now that Black Friday and the post-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy have passed, the turkey and noodles and turkey potpie are gone, what’s next before the holidays? Thinking about a trip to Indy to see the world’s largest Christmas … Continue reading

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Soul Mates

Steve Charles—Proofing the upcoming issue of Wabash Magazine, I was re-reading a story I wrote a couple months ago about Steve Hunt ’76 and his daughter, Leslie. The article begins with Leslie’s appearance as a finalist on Fox TV’s American … Continue reading

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Why I Am Thankful

Jim Amidon — The students, faculty, and staff of Wabash College have an enormous reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving week. This week we are thankful that a handful of visionary leaders — Dartmouth-educated ministers — had the courage to … Continue reading

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A Well-Centered Tone

Steve Charles—I knew Mary Lou Mielke mostly for her gentle hospitality the several times I visited the Mielke’s home to work with her husband, Professsor Emeritus Paul Mielke, on photo spreads for Wabash Magazine. The walls were covered with photographs … Continue reading

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Founders’ Week: Placher Looks Back to 1907

As a professor who’s spent 30-plus years on campus, a graduate and respected scholar, Bill Placher can look at Wabash now and its history and offer interesting perspectives. Placher ‘70 delivered the third of four Chapel Talks as part of … Continue reading

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