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Bluffton professor to introduce virtual reality in Oct. 30 colloquium

Dr. Ross Kauffman, an assistant professor of public health at Bluffton University, will introduce virtual reality to participants in an Oct. 30 campus colloquium. His presentation will begin at 4 p.m. in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall.

Kauffman will first provide an overview of the technology’s history and describe his summer 2015 efforts to create virtual worlds, funded by a grant from the Bluffton University Research Center.

University social work club sponsors canned food drive Oct. 29

The Bluffton University Social Work Club is sponsoring a canned food drive during the village of Bluffton’s trick-or-treat time on Thursday, Oct. 29.

Social work students will canvass the village from 6-7:30 p.m. asking for canned food instead of candy. All food donations will go to the Bluffton Community Assistance Corp. food pantry.


Volleyball sweeps MSJ for #2 seed in HCAC tourney

October 28, 2015
By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant


CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Beavers traveled to Mount St. Joseph for their final mid-week matchup against the Lions on Wednesday, Oct. 28.  Bluffton improved to 7-1 in the Heartland Conference and 16-12 overall. With the victory, the Beavers secured the #2 seed and a first round bye in the upcoming HCAC tournament. Bluffton will play the winner of the #3/#6 matchup next Saturday, Nov. 7 at Hanover College.

Men's Soccer falls 2-1 at Mount St. Joseph

October 28, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


CINCINNATI, Ohio - Despite having the advantage at the break, the Bluffton University men’s soccer team fell in a hard fought battle with the Mount St Joseph Lions by a final tally of 2-1 on a rainy Wednesday, Oct. 28. The win bumps the Lions record to 7-9-1 and 1-6-1 in the Heartland Conference, while the Beavers fell to 0-14-2 and 0-6-2 in HCAC play.

Jeff Gundy named Ohio Poet of the Year

Jeff Gundy, a professor of English at Bluffton University, has been named 2014 Ohio Poet of the Year for his collection “Somewhere Near Defiance,” published last year by Anhinga Press.

The Ohio Poetry Day Association has presented the award annually since 1976 to a poet or poets on the basis of a book published in the previous year or two.

Second half goal sends MSJ women to 1-0 victory

October 27, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team held Mount St. Joseph at bay for over 60 minutes, but a Lions' goal midway through period two proved to be the difference in a 1-0 shutout on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Bluffton dipped to 7-10 overall and 3-5 in the Heartland Conference. MSJ clinched a berth in the conference tournament while improving to 10-5-2 and 5-2-1 in the HCAC.

"Smash" opens Thursday in Ramseyer Auditorium

Sidney (Alex Parker, a Bluffton University senior from Alger) makes a point to his bride, Henrietta (Amanda Bartel, a senior from Iowa City, Iowa), in a scene from the Bluffton production of “Smash,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 29) in Ramseyer Auditorium in College Hall.

The Jeffrey Hatcher comedy of manners will also be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Football takes down Manchester 28-20

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


Volleyball comes up just short at Hanover

By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant

Hanover stats  I  Thomas More stats

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton volleyball team traveled to Hanover for a tri-match with Hanover College and Thomas More College. The first match of the day for the Beavers was against the host Panthers. With both teams undefeated in the Heartland Conference, it was a battle for the top spot in the HCAC.