"I was always mathematically inclined, so that sort of threw me into science," said Dr. John Millis, reflecting on his years in high school and how he became interested in physics. It was during a discussion with an instructor his senior year of high school that Millis decided to pursue a career in the field. He earned his bachelor of science in physics, with mathematics minor from Purdue University and remained there for the completion of his doctorate in philosophy.
PBS Home Video recently announced that it will begin selling the new Robert F. Kennedy documentary, A Ripple of Hope. Produced by Covenant Productions® at Anderson University, the award-winning film narrates the events of that tragic day in 1968 when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated and Robert F. Kennedy’s poignant response and act of personal courage saved a city.
Anderson University student Rousseau Luzincourt spent Wednesday in turmoil, trying to find news about his sister living in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He scoured news and Internet accounts, trying to see if he could recognize neighborhoods devastated by Tuesday’s earthquake.
Anderson University alum Luke Renner (BA '98) comments on the Today Show (NBC) about yesterday's earthquake in Haiti. Please pray for this country and all AU alums serving in Haiti.
Renner and his family live in Haiti, where they are involved in teaching media production skills to Haitians. Anderson University will continue to monitor the situation in Haiti.
Anderson University will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by connecting with the Anderson community at a city-wide MLK Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 18, at 12 p.m. at the Paramount Theater and conducting a special celebration during the university’s weekly chapel-convocation in Reardon Auditorium on Tuesday, January 19, at 10 a.m.
In October, alumni from central Indiana had the opportunity to come together as volunteers for the taping of an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in Kokomo, Ind. The episode is scheduled to air this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 8/7c on ABC.
The weekend before Thanksgiving, 12 Anderson University students traveled to Chicago as a delegation to Model United Nations. Model UN is a simulation of the United Nations where students represent the character and government positions of their assigned countries in discussions. AU participants studied and planned for several months to represent the African country of Oman.