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Anderson University to host VEX Robotics Competition in Reardon Auditorium, Feb. 3

Three students control their robots for competition while spectators look on.

Anderson, Ind. -- On Saturday, Feb. 3, Anderson University’s School of Science and Engineering will host junior high and high school students in Reardon Auditorium for a VRC-level VEX Robotics competition. A total of 36 teams will participate, and the event is free and open to the public.

Anderson University to host over 15 camps on campus this summer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:04

Coach holds a soccer ball for a young child to kick at Soccer Camp

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will host a wide variety of camps and pre-college experiences on campus for the 2018 summer season. These will include athletic camps for boys and girls from ages 3-18, as well as pre-college experiences in music, dance, design, STEM, and filmmaking for high school students. In 2017, AU camps brought over 600 students and their families to the city of Anderson.

Anderson University presents "Marc Chagall and the Bible" in Wilson Gallery

A collage of images of Chagall's work.

Anderson, Ind. -- Anderson University will present an exhibition of Marc Chagall and the Bible. The exhibit will be held in the Jessie C. Wilson Gallery of the Krannert Fine Arts Center from Jan. 19 through Feb. 23, with an opening reception at 6-7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26.

Former Director of CIA to speak at Anderson University on Jan. 18

Headshot of John Brennan, Former Director of the CIA

Anderson, Ind. -- On Jan. 18, John Brennan, former director of CIA, will be speaking at Anderson University. Brennan will provide an address at an open forum from 7-8:30 p.m. in York Performance Hall, following a meeting with Anderson University students majoring in national security studies. The open forum is free and open to the public.

AU to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with service and reflection

Students march over the Eighth Street Bridge on MLK Day 2017

Anderson, Ind. -- On Monday, Jan. 15, Anderson University will celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day of service projects and opportunities for reflection and hands-on learning. Classes will be suspended for the day. The celebration will also continue on Tuesday, Jan. 16, with an MLK Jr. chapel and the opening of the PACT Lecture series at 7 p.m.

Professor Kimberly Majeski visits Rome for sabbatical

Kimberly Majeski poses for a photo in Rome.

In September 2017, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Kimberly Majeski MDiv '03 DMin '09 visited Rome as part of her sabbatical to research the biblical character Prisca.

AU nursing alum moves to Liberia for long-term medical mission

Lindsey Jeffers with
 

Lindsey Jeffers graduated from Anderson University’s School of Nursing in May 2015. During her time at AU, Jeffers discovered a passion for helping and serving patients, people, and the Lord. With faith being a major part of her life, Jeffers found God calling her to a place she never thought she would go.

New partnership revitalizes Juvenile Justice ministry at AU

Photo of six students who are involved with Juvenile Justice.

Most college students at a small Christian college do not spend time worried about law enforcement or correctional officers, but a small group of passionate AU students has taken on this challenge in a personal and relational way. The students involved in Juvenile Justice spend an evening with some of the at-risk youth of Madison County, building relationships of mutual challenge and encouragement.  

Coming Out of the Shadows: DACA at AU

Headshot of Angel Rodriguez
 

Anderson University has many outlets for students, including an outlet in the Cultural Resource Center, commonly known as the CRC. Mike Thigpen, director of the Cultural Resource Center and Multicultural Student Services explains, “It is the house for all things international, multicultural, or anything diverse.” The CRC houses and covers all ethnic groups, but also social issues.

Differently Abled provides new friendship opportunities for AU students

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:50

Abe Haler and his friend in the Differently Abled Program

When you walk into the community room at Edgewater Woods nursing home on a Monday night, you might be startled by the scene. In one corner of the room, someone twirls around to an offbeat version of “Glory to God.” In another corner, a cluster of people dance and sing along to “Oh Happy Day.” Others scattered throughout the room talk, clap their hands, or play a beat on shakers.