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University colloquium: Mast to discuss Internet use among two Hutterite colonies

“How Hutterites Work around the Internet” will be Dr. Gerald Mast’s topic in a Bluffton University colloquium on Friday, Oct. 17.

Free and open to the public, the presentation will begin at 4 p.m. in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Bluffton’s Centennial Hall.

University alum presents forum on "How athletics prepared me for a life of service"

Craig Cheek, an assistant director of strength and conditioning at the University of Notre Dame, will return to his alma mater, Bluffton University, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, to discuss “How Athletics Prepared Me for a Life of Service.”

Beginning at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall, the Bluffton Forum presentation is free and open to the public.

BU social work club plans community "trick or canning"

The Bluffton University Social Work Club will hold a canned food drive that will begin Monday, Oct. 20, and culminate with “trick or canning” during community trick-or-treat night on Thursday, Oct. 30.

Collection boxes will be set out Oct. 20 at Common Grounds and Community Market in Bluffton, as well as in Marbeck Center, Centennial Hall and College Hall on campus. University students will then seek additional donations—all of which will go to the Bluffton Area Food Pantry—during “trick or canning” in the community from 6-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 30.

Bluffton University to hold annual math competition Nov. 8

Bluffton University’s mathematics department will host its 13th annual math competition for high school students on Saturday, Nov. 8, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall. All of the day’s activities are free.

The test, which begins at 9:45 a.m., includes only short-answer questions covering high school math topics through precalculus. Cash prizes will be awarded, and test scores of seniors considering attending Bluffton may be used to award renewable scholarships of up to $1,000 per year. Scholarship awards will be offered by January 2015.

Miguel Alicea named HCAC Player of Week

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University sophomore Miguel Alicea (Westerville/South) helped the Beavers seal a 31-17 win at Rose-Hulman Saturday with a late touchdown and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on defense.  It marks the third time this season Bluffton has had a Player of the Week following Jordan Watkins (Reynoldsburg) and Brad Swavel (Marion/Ridgedale).

"The Skin of our Teeth" on Ramseyer stage Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Tickets are available for Bluffton University’s fall production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Skin of Our Teeth,” by Thornton Wilder.

Football upset: Beavers take down Engineers 31-17 at Rose-Hulman

By Ryan Schadewald,
sports information assistant
The Bluffton University football team made the long trip to Terre Haute, Ind. worth it as they pulled off the upset over the previously-unbeaten Rose-Hulman Engineers, 31-17.


Quakers notch first win of season over Bluffton men

By: Whitney Warnecke, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men’s soccer team battled to the end, but came up just short with a 1-0 loss to Earlham College on Saturday, Oct. 11 . The 18 shots, including seven on frame were not enough. Bluffton fell to at 4-9 overall with a 1-2 mark in the HCAC. Earlham improved to 1-9-1 on the season with a 1-2 record in the HCAC as well.

Earlham women down Beavers 1-0 at Bluffton

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton women’s soccer team suffered a tough loss to the Earlham College Quakers on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Sears Complex. The Quakers converted a free kick midway through the first half and made it stand up as they went home with a 1-0 victory over the Beavers. It marked the first Heartland Conference win for the visitors, making them 1-2 while the Beavers are now 0-2-1 in the conference and 3-8-1 overall.

Area professors' works in exhibit at ArtSpace/Lima

Professoriate: The University Does Art, a group exhibit featuring recent work by university faculty in Northwest Ohio, will open at ArtSpace/Lima with a reception for the artists from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, November 7.

The exhibit will bring together works by 17 university faculty members in the departments of art at Bluffton University, University of Findlay, Ohio Northern University, The Ohio State University at Lima, and Bowling Green State University.