Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why We Run? To Learn

Steve Charles—Bernd Heinrich said he doesn’t do this very often—visit a small college, join a class for an hour-long discussion about one of his books, then give a talk that evening about his life. (See a photo album here.) Asked … Continue reading

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German Fest, Concert a Welcome Respite

John Dykstra ’13 – Wabash’s social life boomed Saturday with Oktoberfest and this fall’s National Act. The German Club celebrated Oktoberfest and provided a welcoming environment for parents’ weekend. Asher Roth and Mike Posner were a good National Act, despite … Continue reading

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Rokita ’92 Discusses Tax Policy

John Dykstra ’13 – Increasing income taxes on the poor stirred a heated discussion Tuesday evening that engaged students, faculty, and Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita ’92. Rokita returned to his Alma Mater to honor the late Dr. Edward McLean and … Continue reading

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Webb Quoted in NY Times

For more than two decades, Wabash Professor Stephen Webb ’83 has written about the theology of the relationship between man and animals. His 1998 book On God and Dogs (Oxford University Press, 1998) received much national attention. On Saturday, Dr. … Continue reading

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Science Teachers Recognized

The Admissions Office and Wabash College Science faculty partnered to host its firstScience Teacher Recognition Program. Students in science courses were invited to nominate teachers who had a profound influence on their high school science careers. Those teachers received a letter … Continue reading

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Career Services Offers Gap Year Ideas

Pete Robbins ’12, Bachelor Editor – As part of the first Wabash CareerFest, Assistant Director of Career Services James Jeffries, Assistant Professor of Psychology Eric Olofson and Spencer Peters ’14 led an information seminar Wednesday about gap years.  The presentation … Continue reading

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Brent Harris ’03—Taking in a Game

Steve Charles—My friend Brent Harris H’03 was named an Honorary Alumnus of Wabash on Saturday. I’ve watched Brent’s work for 16 years, from his days as a volunteer and then as our Director of Sports Information and my colleague in … Continue reading

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