News & Stories
The Beauty of Mathematics
Professor J.D. Phillips believes mathematics is not only beautiful, but central to a liberal arts education. And true to the mathematician he is, Phillips has proof.
J.D. Phillips to Deliver Friday's LaFollette Lecture
J.D. Phillips, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wabash College, will present the 28th Annual LaFollette Lecture Friday, October 19.
Wabash Wins Big at Art Show
The results of the Crawfordsville Art League’s sixth annual juried art exhibit were announced Friday and two artists with connections to Wabash College found themselves on top.
Math and Physics Alumni Kickoff Homecoming Weekend
Jim Daniel ’62 and Joe West ’88 kick off Homecoming Weekend with presentations in physics and actuarial mathematics.
Daniel '62 to Give Mathematics/Computer Science Colloquium Friday
Wabash College math and computer science department invites you to hear James Daniel give a talk at 12 p.m. Friday, October 6, in room 104 in Goodrich Hall. His presentation will be on Actuarial Mathematics and Actuarial Careers.
Science Students Intern at Nation's Top Research Centers
Six Wabash Students are spending their summers immersed in fascinating science-related internships. We've asked those students to tell us about their summer learning in a new academic blog, "Summers in Science."
Science Department Names Honorees at Awards Chapel
Division I (The Sciences) has announced the following awards given at a recent Student Honors, Awards, and Prizes Chapel held at the College.
Mackintosh Fellows Named at Awards Chapel
The George Lewes Macktintosh Fellows were named at a recent Student Honors, Awards, and Prizes Chapel held at the College.
Immersion: Math in Prague
Immersion Learning Trips Enhance Wabash Education
New York’s city culture and its writers, the politics of national security in Washington D.C., and the intricacies of marketing strategies in Indiana, will highlight this year’s Spring Break Immersion learning experiences. Read the Immersion blogs on our homepage.
Professors Get Ultimate Passing Grade
Three faculty members received better than passing grades (and great news) from Wabash President Andy Ford last week. President Ford granted tenure to professors Mike Axtell, David Blix, and Preston Bost.
Wabash Welcomes You to Homecoming Weekend Activities
Wabash College invites you to a variety of public events scheduled during Homecoming Weekend, September 23-24. A musical concert, art exhibit, Alumni Chapel, and, of course, football are just some of the activities planned.
Mackintosh Fellows Named at Annual Awards Chapel
Dean of Students Tom Bambrey has announced the George Lewes Macktintosh Fellows at a recent Student Honors, Awards, and Prizes Chapel held at the College.
Division I: Science Department Names Honorees at Annual Awards Chapel
Division I (The Sciences) has announced the following awards given at a
recent Student Honors, Awards, and Prizes Chapel held at the College.
The whole man
This is Wabash College. We do not live our lives in cubicles. We do not find it remarkable that a chemist plays in a quartet with a professor of philosophy, a professor of French, and a member of the staff.
Atoms Trapped, Physics Unbound
Dennis Krause was a graduate student at Purdue University when his roommate called him to his laboratory.
"He’d built an atomic force microscope," Krause recalls. "When he saw his first atom, he called me down to take a look. It was gold, I believe, but just seeing an individual atom was what was exciting. Atomic theory was no longer a concept to me, but tangible reality. I’d seen it with my own eyes. Such moments change the way one thinks about the universe."