Posted by Fred Steiner on February 24, 2015 - 6:06pm
Several Bluffton University students heard stories of nonviolence from an unlikely felon and explored peacemaking methods to build a bridge between faiths at this year’s Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference.
Held at Hesston (Kan.) College from Feb. 13-15, the conference focused on “Overcoming Evil: Ordinary People Making a Difference.” It featured seminars discussing ways to overcome evil with good by following Jesus’ example of peace, as well as a keynote lecture by the Rev. John Dear, a peace advocate and Nobel Prize nominee.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Transylvania Pioneers made a statement to the rest of the HCAC as they hit seven first half triples en route to their 96-49 victory over the Bluffton women’s basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 21. The 15th-ranked Pioneers finished the regular season unbeaten in the HCAC at 18-0 and 24-1 overall. Bluffton will go into tournament play at 18-7 with a 12-6 mark in the conference.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on February 21, 2015 - 4:20pm
Dr. Matthew Friesen, Bluffton University’s new assistant professor of sociology, will discuss his recently completed doctoral dissertation and a related research method in a Bluffton colloquium on Friday, Feb. 27.
His presentation on "Movements, Majors and Networks, Oh My! A Snapshot of Social Network Analysis Software and Research Applications" will begin at 4 p.m. in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Posted by Bill Hanefeld on February 19, 2015 - 12:35am
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant
RICHMOND, Ind. - The Bluffton women’s basketball team used a 21-2 start to the game to easily defeat Earlham College, 81-59, on the road on Wednesday, Feb. 18. The Beavers moved into a tie for second in the HCAC standings, improving to 12-5 in the conference and 17-7 overall, while the Quakers slipped to 7-17, 5-12 in the conference. Bluffton’s 17th victory is a new school record for wins in a season!
Posted by Bill Hanefeld on February 16, 2015 - 2:29pm
February 16, 2015
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University freshman Macey Sheerer (Bucyrus) has been named the Heartland Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her work on the hardwood in wins over MSJ and Rose-Hulman last week. It marks the second time this season that the Beavers have had a women's basketball player honored, following junior Taylor Whitaker (Mansfield/Ontario) who claimed the honor for her work over Christmas break.