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"Just war" colloquium topic

Rudi Kauffman

luffton professor discusses 'just war' at Friday Colloquium

Rudi Kauffman, assistant professor of restorative justice, will present "Cursed are the Just Warmakers," at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in Stutzman Lecture Hall in Centennial Hall, as part of Bluffton University's Friday Colloquium Series. The event is free and open to the public.

Bluffton University announces 2010 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees

Bluffton University recently announced the 2010 inductees into the Bluffton University Athletics Hall of Fame. The 2010 inductees include Al Beitler '76, Kimberly (Spiegel '93) Mutchler and Emil Knorr '57. The 1967 baseball team will also be inducted. A special induction ceremony and dinner is planned for Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. For tickets contact the box office at 419-358-3239 or [email protected].

Nov. 6 dinner benefits food pantry

Bluffton University's student-led Family and Consumer Science Association (FCSA) will hold its annual Spaghetti Dinner to support the Churches United Food Pantry Friday, Nov. 6, from 5-7 p.m. at First Mennonite Church, Bluffton.

A non-perishable food item or monetary donation is requested upon admission. All proceeds will benefit the Churches United Pantry (CUP) located in Lima.

University offers "dark comedy" Nov. 5-7

Bluffton University fall theatre production described as 'dark comedy'
How far is too far for a parent to go for their child? Audience members may have a new appreciation for that question after attending Bluffton University's performance of the play Bright Ideas by Eric Coble Nov. 5-8.

Director Dr. Melissa Friesen describes the play as, "a dark comedy which satirizes the ultra-competitive parenting culture as it follows a young couple trying to get their child into the 'ultimate preschool.'

Community educator presents Nov. 3 Forum

Alexander Leslie, community educator and campus liaison from the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, will present "A Human Issue: Eradicating Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence," Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall as part of Bluffton University's Forum series. The forum is free and open to the public.

Pennsylvania pastor minister-in-residence

Pennsylvania pastor Kathy Keener Shantz was a guest at Bluffton University as part of the minister-in-residence program, Oct. 13-15. Shantz, pastor at James Street Mennonite Church in Lancaster, Pa., and attended classes, met with President James M. Harder, several faculty and administration members, and attended a luncheon with the Pathways Scholars. In addition she gave the chapel message on Thursday, Oct. 15.