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February 23, 2019

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University winter instrumental concert Feb. 24

BLUFFTON, Ohio—Bluffton University will host an instrumental concert featuring its Concert Band at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, in Yoder Recital Hall.

Under the direction of Dr. Roy Couch, assistant professor of music, the concert band will perform recent works that showcase different approaches to wind band composing.

Perry Bush to speak on conscientious objection

During World War One

Dr. Perry Bush, professor of history at Bluffton University, will present “Different Decisions of Conscience: Mennonite Combatants, Noncombatants and Objectors in Ohio, 1916-19,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, in Marbeck Center’s Kreider Room.

The presentation will provide some general background on historic peace churches on the eve of World War One; the factors that influenced the decisions of young Mennonite, Quaker and Brethren young men concerning the draft; and the persecution that both draftees and peace-church congregations suffered because of their nonresistance stance.

“Voices of Conscience”

Exhibit and events at Bluffton University Feb. 17 through March 31

From Feb. 17 through March 31, Bluffton University will host the traveling exhibit “Voices of Conscience” in Musselman Library.

This dramatic exhibit remembers the witness of peace-minded people against the First World War from 1914-1918 and immerses visitors in the historical experience of witnessing for peace during “total war.”

Area students on Bluffton University dean's list

Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for the undergraduate students for the fall 2018 term. Students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list. Area students on the dean's list follow:

Devon Bilimek, Bluffton
Andrew Renner, Cairo
Caroline Schutz, Bluffton
Alex Weaver, Pandora
Ben Weaver, Pandora

‘We’re All A Little Crazy’ coming to Bluffton Univesity on Sunday

Part of the global mental health movement

Bluffton University will host the #SameHere Sit-Down, an interactive event produced by the Global Mental Health Alliance: “We’re All A Little Crazy” from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10.

Held in Founders Hall, the event features opportunities for candid and revealing conversations with boxing champion Eric Kelly, DJ Archie Green and the founder of the #SameHere movement Eric Kussin.

Rose-Hulman defeat both Bluffton teams

Both Bluffton men’s and women’s baketball teams lost to Rose-Hulman on Saturday. Here is the women’s game. The men’s game is below.

The Bluffton University women's basketball team lost a hard fought, low-scoring game at Rose-Hulman, 45-37, on Saturday, Feb. 2. The setback dropped the Beavers to 7-14 on the year (5-9 HCAC). Rose-Hulman improved to 15-6 and is now 12-2 in the Heartland Conference.