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Anabaptist, slave ‘common threads’ explored Jan. 13 and 14


Two Hesston (Kan.) College faculty members will address “Common Threads: Anabaptist and African-American Songs and Stories of Suffering and Hope” in a Bluffton University forum to be presented both Monday evening (Jan. 13) and Tuesday morning (Jan. 14) in Yoder Recital Hall.

Speaking, and singing, at 7 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. Tuesday are Tony Brown, a faculty member in sociology and history as well as artist in residence at Hesston, and John Sharp, who teaches history and Bible and ministry at the college.

Bluffton offering winter classes to retirees


Bluffton University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR), an educational program for retirees, is offering three classes led by local residents on Wednesdays, Feb. 5-March 5, in the Kreider Room in Marbeck Center.

The winter term costs $60, which allows participants to take as many classes as they wish. The fee is due at the time of registration.

Lucia Unrau featured with Lima Symphony's "Mozart by Candlelight" concert on campus Jan. 23

When Crafton Beck, conductor of the Lima Symphony Orchestra, asked Dr. Lucia Unrau what piano concerto she would like to perform with the orchestra as guest artist in this winter’s “Mozart by Candlelight” concert, “I had a few in mind,” she says.

But one in particular “has been one of my favorites,” the Bluffton University professor adds, since a friend had her listen to it when they were undergraduates at the Oberlin Conservatory.

Men's bball: Recker, Kinn score 17 each in Beaver's win

By: Evan Skilliter, sports information assistant

Stats http://www.bluffton.edu/athletics/mensbasketball/2014/12-29-mb.htm

The Beavers opened the 2013 McDonalds of Bluffton and Monsanto Holiday Tournament with a 76-50 defeat of the Ohio State University-Lima Barons on Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Sommer Center. Thayne Recker (Arlington) and Dustin Kinn (Alvada/New Reigal) led the Beavers with 17 points each.

Women's bball: Beavers ove to 6-4 with win over Thunder

By: Adriane Bruner, sports information assistant

‘Ghostlands’ to open Jan. 6 in Sauder Visual Arts Center


“Ghostlands,” a multimedia exhibition that explores landscape art, will open Jan. 6 in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Bluffton University’s Sauder Visual Arts Center.

Featuring the work of Ian Breidenbach and Landon Crowell, the exhibit is free and open to the public through Jan. 26. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A reception is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12.