The ultimate objective for many English majors at Anderson University is to become published writers. Senior English major and writing minor Megan Bishop has already accomplished that goal. Several pieces of Bishop’s work were published in the last few years, and she is prepared to enter the publishing industry after graduation because of this experience.
Work in the scientific field is highly competitive. While many college students graduate to find themselves struggling with the pressures of these challenging careers, Anderson University helps prepare students through first-hand experience in research and presentation.
Shortly after the spirit of the Egyptian uprisings spread to Libya and Bahrain, Anderson University professor Dr. David Murphy went to work organizing a forum to discuss the recent tensions.
“I wanted to give our community an opportunity to voice their opinions about what’s been happening in the area,” said Murphy.
A range of voices were represented at Thursday night’s forum, from retirees to current Anderson University students. Murphy was pleased with the turnout.
On a cold winter evening, Anderson University students find refuge in the shuttle bus. A cozy ride back to the dorm is a welcome alternative to the bitter walk across campus. The ride got a little better in October, when a new shuttle bus was purchased for the campus.
The Anderson University School of Music is proud to bring acclaimed American pianist Jon Nakamatsu in recital on Sunday, April 3 at 4 p.m. at the Central Christian Church, 923 Jackson Street, Anderson, Ind. This concert is made possible by the generous support of the Adams Foundation which is dedicated to the revival of solo piano concerts in cities and smaller towns across the United States, through funding by businessman and philanthropist Stephen Adams.
Writing a book is something many people aspire to do but rarely achieve. Plenty of budding novelists have set aside their dreams of being a published author for a number of reasons, such as lack of time or inspiration. Some of the greatest writers of the last century wrote books with nothing but an idea to guide them. After all, just what does it take to write a book? An English professor at Anderson University has a creative answer to that question.
Aubrey Helms, a 2010 Anderson University graduate and broadcast journalism major, has taken on new roles since graduating. Newly married, Helms and her husband moved to Rochester, Minn., where KTTC, an NBC affiliate, hired her as a television anchor and reporter. She credits God and those at WQME for the opportunity to follow her passion.