Anderson, Indiana


AU professor Dr. John Millis speaking after Interstellar movie at IMAX

Fri, 2014-11-14 09:53 -- univcomm
November 14, 2014

The IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum is giving space and science enthusiasts the opportunity of a lifetime. On Thursday, November 20 at 6:45 p.m., attendees can experience INTERSTELLAR, Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster space thriller, on the IMAX screen and participate in a discussion/Q&A with Astrophysicist Dr. John Millis after the film.

50th Anniversary for Candles and Carols, Dec. 5

Wed, 2014-11-12 11:29 -- univcomm
November 12, 2014

The Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present the annual “Candles and Carols” Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Reardon Auditorium on the campus of Anderson University. Celebrating the 50th performance, the annual “Candles and Carols” Christmas program revives many memories for those who attend each year.

AU invites community to partner for Operation Christmas Child

Thu, 2014-11-06 12:07 -- univcomm
November 6, 2014

Anderson University will come together this Christmas season to collect filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Reardon Auditorium on November 12-19.

Operation Christmas Child began in 1993 and according to their website, has become the world’s largest Christmas program. The Samaritan’s Purse project utilizes over 100,000 volunteers each year to help present gift-filled shoeboxes to the needy.

AU nursing student receives 'Salute to Nurses' scholarship

Wed, 2014-11-05 11:33 -- smgower
November 5, 2014
Learn more about AU nursing student Faith Lim, who received the "Salute to Nurses" scholarship from the Indy Star.

With a face of disbelief, senior nursing major Faith Lim listened as The Indianapolis Star staff announced her as the recipient of the Salute to Nurses Award, which comes with a $3,500 scholarship.

This announcement was made in April during one of Lim’s nursing classes. The scholarship, which Anderson University has sponsored for the past two years, celebrates dedicated nurses and students throughout the state of Indiana.

C–SPAN to record AU history professor’s lecture on Lincoln

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:01 -- univcomm
November 4, 2014
Dr. Brian Dirck, professor of history

Public affairs network C-SPAN will be on campus in November to capture a lecture by noted Abraham Lincoln scholar and Anderson University professor of history Dr. Brian Dirck.

On November 11, Dirck will present the lecture for C-SPAN’s series entitled “Lectures in the Classroom.” Dirck said he will “discuss Lincoln's personal views on race, African Americans and white supremacy, and how this influenced his later approach to emancipation.”