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Economics prof Colloquium speaker Jan. 29

Jonathan Andreas, assistant professor of economics, will present "The Cardinalist Manifesto: How measurement theory shaped the ethics of economics," 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall as part of Bluffton University's Friday Colloquium Series. The event is free and open to the public.

University to host conference on immigration

The Bluffton University Pathways to Mission and Vocation project will host a conference on immigration, Beyond Borders: The Role of Immigration in a Global Community, March 19-21, on the Bluffton campus.

The keynote speaker will be Daniel Carroll Rodas, author of Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible. Baldemar Velasquez, president of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, will also present a plenary session.

Institute for Learning in Retirement registration deadline Jan. 20

Bluffton University's Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), an educational program designed specifically for retired individuals, is offering six classes this winter. The registration deadline is Jan. 20.

The courses are held at Bluffton University and cost $50. Registration and course fees (if applicable) are due at time of registration. For more information or to register, please contact J.P. Schumacher, director of ILR, at schumacherjp@bluffton.edu or 419-358-3346.

Nature-inspired jewelry exhibit opens Jan. 11

Krintina Glick jewelry

Bluffton University will present an art exhibit, "Kristina Glick: Jewelry, Prints and Enamels," Monday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Feb. 5, in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Sauder Visual Arts Center. The exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and is free and open to the public.

University hosts two MLK Day Forum events

Eighth graders from Lima North Middle School will present "The More I Understand, The More I Accept," Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall as part of Bluffton University's Forum series. The forum is free and open to the public.

The presentation will be given by the 22-member class of the Lima Arts Magnet program, which is based at Lima North Middle School. The class is in the process of developing a readers' theatre series that focuses on societal struggles with racism, prejudice, tolerance and acceptance.

George Lehman talks about Amish business practices

George Lehman, Howard Raid professor of business, will present "Changing Business Practices Among the Amish of Adams County, Indiana," at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in Stuzman Lecture Hall in Centennial hall, as part of Bluffton University's Friday Colloquium Series. The event is free and open to the public.
Lehman grew up in Adams County and has always been fascinated by the changes in that community over years.