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Defiance men exact revenge on Bluffton 73-51

January 28, 2015
By: Griffin Kuras, sports information assistant


Beavers hand Coach Shutler career win 100

January 28, 2015


Forum speaker tells university audience: Effects of ‘bad history’ still felt

The Civil War ended 150 years ago, but most Americans still don’t know the main reason it started, contends the author of a bestselling book about “bad” history education in textbooks.

And even fewer are probably familiar with what Dr. James Loewen calls “the most important era in U.S. history you’ve never heard of”—an era, he adds, that’s still relevant today.

HCAC gives back to Samaritan's Feet

January 28, 2015


February Bluffton University arts calendar on the Icon

February is full of events at Bluffton University. Here's a listing of those programs. Events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.

Feb. 2              Art exhibit: Opening of “At the Mercy of the Muse,” sculptures by Dan Chudzinski, Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center. Hours through March 1 are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8.

Bluffton University faculty, staff honored for service

Bluffton University honored 29 faculty and staff members for their years of service at the university’s annual recognition dinner on Jan. 25. The honorees have been at Bluffton for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years.

Sarah Hunter named HCAC Athlete of Week

January 26, 2015

BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University’s Sarah Hunter (Mt Blanchard/Riverdale) posted one of the top 800-meter times in the nation at the Findlay Track and Field Classic and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week. It marks the first time since 2012 that a Bluffton track and field athlete has been named Player of the Week.

Mennonite historian subject of peace lecture

This year’s C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture at Bluffton University will address the 20th-century Mennonite historian for whom it is named.

Dr. Perry Bush, a professor of history at Bluffton, will examine “The Professor as Peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite Intellectual Tradition, 1920-1948” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Founders Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Sculpture exhibit opens Feb. 2 at Sauder Visual Arts

“At the Mercy of the Muse,” an exhibition of sculptures by Fremont, Ohio, native Dan Chudzinski, will open Monday, Feb. 2, in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Bluffton University’s Sauder Visual Arts Center.

Climate change and "green" chemistry topic of colloquium

Dr. Daniel Berger, a professor of chemistry at Bluffton University, will discuss climate change and “green” chemistry in a Bluffton colloquium at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall.

His presentation, titled “Burning 350 Gallons of Gas to Learn More about Global Warming,” is free and open to the public.