Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on October 20, 2014 - 7:58pm
Taking place simultaneously at the dawn of human history, in the 20th century and at the end of the world—complete with talking dinosaurs—Bluffton University’s fall play is zany to say the least. But by refusing to obey the rules of time, “The Skin of Our Teeth” serves as an allegory to the human condition that remains relevant in 2014.
While the plot may seem nonsensical, its messages are clear, says Dr. Melissa Friesen, professor of theatre and communication at Bluffton and director of the play.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on October 19, 2014 - 11:32am
Bluffton University’s Sauder Visual Arts Center will host “Time/Line,” drawings by Boston-based artist Kevin Townsend, beginning Oct. 27 in the Grace Albrecht Gallery.
The exhibit is free and open to the public through Nov. 25. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. on opening day, Oct. 27.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on October 18, 2014 - 2:16pm
Bluffton University will host a 20-hour mediation training program for interested community members, as well as Bluffton students, faculty and staff, from Oct. 24-26.
The trainers, Lorraine Stutzman-Amstutz and Jackie Wells, will focus on basic principles of restorative justice and mediation, and will wrap up by sharing ways to implement practices in community, prison and educational settings.
ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University volleyball team rebounded from a tough loss at Franklin by dropping Anderson University 3-1 (25-18, 25-21, 27-29, 25-21) on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Beavers improved to 17-7 overall and 4-1 in the Heartland Conference, while AU dipped to 8-15, 1-3 in the conference.
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University senior Brad Swavel (Marion/Ridgedale) has been named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week following his dominating performance at Rose-Hulman on Saturday, Oct. 11. It marks the first time that a Beaver has secured the award.
BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Manchester University Spartans found the wet, slippery conditions to their liking as they found the back of the net four times in the opening stanza en route to the convincing 5-0 shutout at Bluffton on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Beavers fell to 3-9-1 overall and 0-3-1 in the Heartland Conference, while Manchester improved to 6-7 on the season and 3-1 in the HCAC.