News & Stories
Bill Placher's Words Still Teaching
Published in 2007, The Triune God is the book Bill Placher called “as close to ‘my theology’ as I can get right now.” Bill’s writing continues his legacy of teaching.
What's Happening at Wabash College in April
Cole Lecturer Ayala Discusses Darwin, Religion
Dr. Francisco J. Ayala, a native of Madrid, Spain, delivered the 2009 Cole Lecture series talk Mar. 19 in Ball Theatre. Ayala's lecture was entitled “Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion,” and focused on the process of natural selection, its implications, and on the claims of Intelligent Design.
Gallery of Feelings
It’s beautiful to the eye, thought-provoking to the mind, and painful to the heart—"The Art of the Question: Paintings by Samuel Bak" opens this evening with conversations with the artist at 5 p.m. in the College's Fine Arts Center.
What's Happening at Wabash College in March
This monthly calendar is for the purpose of letting you know What’s Happening on the campus of Wabash College. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.
Holocaust Survivor/Artist Asks Tough Questions
"One of the great painters of the century," holocaust survivor and artist Samuel Bak will visit Wabash Monday, March 2 to open a five-week-long exhibit of his work entitled "The Art of the Question: The Paintings of Samuel Bak."
Baer, Porter Granted Tenure
Wabash President Patrick White and Dean of the College Gary Phillips have announced that religion professor Jonathan R. Baer and chemistry professor Lon Alan Porter, Jr. have been granted tenure.
Legend Lost: Wabash Mourns Placher
The Wabash College community is mourning the loss of one of its most influential teachers and scholars. William C. Placher ’70, the LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, passed away November 30 at the age of 60. A memorial service will be held this Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Art Reshapes Questions About God and Suffering
Biblical critic and Wabash Dean of the College Gary Phillips believes the art of Samuel Bak should not only change the way we read the Bible, but also reshape questions about God and suffering.
Hughes Honored for Excellence
Associate Professor of Philosophy Cheryl Hughes has been named the winner of the McLain-McTurnan-Arnold Award for Excellence in Teaching at Wabash College.
Liberal Arts Inspires "Entrepreneurial Spirit"
Twenty Wabash entrepreneurs who believe that their liberal arts education was the best preparation for the work they love are interviewed in the new issue of Wabash Magazine.
Ames Explains Chinese Philosophy
Utilizing perspectives of Western and Eastern writers and thinkers, author and scholar Roger Ames focused on China’s global rise, Americans’ disconnection to Chinese culture, and how concepts in the culture can be observed with respect to ideas about individuals and religion.
Mathematician, Author Hofstadter to Visit Wabash
The Experience Indiana Speakers and Artists Series invites the Wabash community to two public talks by author and professor Douglas Hofstadter. Professor Hofstadter will give a public lecture entitled “Creativity and Analogy on Thursday, April 3 followed by a Math and Computer Science colloquium on Friday, April 4.
Peebles Lecture: Slingerland on Confucian Ethics
Wabash College will host Edward Slingerland who will give a talk on “Cognitive Science and Early Confucian Ethics” at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in Room 101 (Lovell Lecture Room) in Baxter Hall.
Appalachian Residents to Discuss Mountaintop Removal
Students for Sustainability welcomes residents of Appalachia to campus today at noon to explain the disastrous effects mountaintop removal coal mining is having on their environment, culture, and heritage.
Appalachia "Hammered" by Mining Practices
The next time you turn on the lights or your computer, think of mountaintops being blown up. The Wabash students and faculty who attended Dave Cooper’s talk certainly will.
One-Man Play Marx in Soho to be Presented at Wabash
Wabash College is please to present the one-man play, Marx in Soho, written by historian Howard Zinn and performed by Bob Weick. The performance will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, November 1, in Salter Hall in the Fine Arts Center.
Forgiveness Extends to Holocaust
Noted Holocaust lecturer John K. Roth shared his insight Sept. 26 into the necessities and difficulties of Forgiveness in his talk, Forgiveness? Reflections on Ethics after the Holocaust.
Ohmer Speaks on 'That Mysterious Hunger'
Rev. John Ohmer ’84 began with hilarious stories of his Wabash days, then brought a compelling warning about "good things that make terrible gods" and the practices and seeking that can be their antidote.
College Honors Great Educators Who Shaped Great Institutions
By Steve Charles
Awarded honorary degrees at Sunday’s 169th Commencement at Wabash College, Hanover College President Rusty Nichols ’61 and Wabash Dean of the College Emeritus Raymond Williams H’68 were praised as “two great educators who have shaped and nurtured two great educational institutions."
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