Anderson, Indiana


Campus community mourns loss of student Xavier Walton

Fri, 2013-02-15 09:08 -- univcomm
February 15, 2013

The Anderson University community is deeply saddened by the sudden death of Xavier Walton, a sophomore visual communication design major. Walton collapsed while playing intramural basketball in the Kardatzke Wellness Center on the AU campus. Both campus security and local area paramedics arrived at the scene to provide assistance. Walton was transported to Community Hospital Anderson. He passed away late Thurs., Feb. 14. Walton was from Gary, Ind.

AU opera lively with singing, costuming

Fri, 2013-02-15 07:00 -- univcomm
February 15, 2013

Some operas set out to be silly.

“L’Etoile,” which is translated as “The Lucky Star,” accomplishes that goal while adding a visually alluring costuming at Anderson University. [Photo: Actresses Chelsea Leis, left, and Carron Van Gronigen try to awaken a peddler, played by Kelsi Johnson, with a tickle in the Anderson University production of the opera “L’Etoile.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Byrum Hall.]

Strege writing book on Anderson University history

Thu, 2013-02-14 16:25 -- univcomm
February 14, 2013
Merle Strege

It can be a tough task to sit and interview Dr. Merle Strege and not get distracted as he sits behind his desk surrounded by fully stocked bookshelves. The collection fills up an entire wall and includes literature from many genres. In a little over two years, Strege, a professor of historical theology at Anderson University, will add another book of his collection.

Liberal Arts Seminar course revitalized

Tue, 2013-02-12 09:03 -- univcomm
February 12, 2013
Liberal Arts Seminar

At Anderson University, the Liberal Arts Seminar is one of the first opportunities freshman receive to join in the unique learning experience at AU. During this first-semester course, students learn skills that will assist them throughout their college careers. Recently, the course underwent some improvements that are intended to keep the course relevant and reflective of the ever-changing culture of undergraduate studies.

Alumna advances her passions in ministry and filmmaking

Mon, 2013-02-11 11:03 -- univcomm
February 11, 2013
Stefanie Vinsel

Anderson University alumna Stefanie Vinsel BA '11 has always had a passion for caring for people. Beginning her journey at AU as a nursing student, Vinsel soon realized her joy came not only from helping people but also from being creative. Interested in filmmaking, Vinsel pursued a major in communication arts, with a focus in audio/video/cinema production.

Art+Design juried show represents broad spectrum of art

Mon, 2013-02-11 10:02 -- univcomm
February 11, 2013

From February 24 through March 22, the Wilson Galleries at Anderson University will host the annual Juried Student Exhibition. The opening reception and award ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. This year’s juror, Sarojini Jha Johnson, will give a gallery talk at 4 p.m. Her work will be exhibited in conjunction with the student work selected for the exhibition.

AU students, faculty participate in ICI visit to Statehouse

Mon, 2013-02-11 08:45 -- univcomm
February 11, 2013
Independent Colleges of Indiana

Students from Indiana’s private, non-profit colleges and universities want to deliver three messages in person at the Statehouse on Tuesday, February 12: Sincere thanks for the legislators’ ongoing commitment to state need-based financial aid for students; the urgent need for their continued support of this program; and the critical importance of increasing the number of Hoosiers with bachelor’s degrees to Indiana’s economic health.