September 30, 2013
Acclaimed pianist Mark Valenti will hold a master class and perform a concert at Whitworth University this week. The master class will take place Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall, and Valenti’s piano recital will be held Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall. Both events are free to attend and open to the public.
September 27, 2013
Nabeel Jabbour, Ph.D., a professor of Islamic studies, will present a lecture, “The Muslims’ Worldview,” at Whitworth University on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theatre, Weyerhaeuser Hall. For further information, please contact Raja S. Tanas at 509.777.4516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In his lecture, Jabbour will discuss the various types of Muslims, the skeleton of Islamic history, and influential leaders of Islamic fundamentalism.
September 26, 2013
The fall Whitworth Theatre production will feature “The Wakefield Mysteries.” Performances will take place Oct. 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium at Whitworth University. Admission is $8, and $6 for students and senior citizens (age 62+). Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.whitworth.edu/theatretickets. For more information, please call (509) 777-3707.
September 25, 2013
After seven years of research, textual analysis and writing, Whitworth Professor of Theology Keith Beebe’s two-volume book, The McCulloch Examinations of the Cambuslang Revival (1742): Conversion Narratives from the Scottish Evangelical Awakening - A Critical Edition, has been published jointly by the Scottish History Society and Boydell & Brewer Publishers.
September 23, 2013
Last week, Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor strengthened Whitworth’s relationship with the Presbyterian church by entering into formal partnerships with the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities, the North Puget Sound Presbytery, and the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest. All three entities are a part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
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September 20, 2013
Whitworth’s Costa Rica Center presents a rare and unique opportunity for liberal arts students studying in the Pacific Northwest. This fall, Professor of History Rafaela Acevedo-Field and her husband Kenneth Field, an adjunct professor, will be teaching at “Whitworth South” to help students immerse themselves in Latin American culture.
September 18, 2013
Lawyer, writer and women’s rights advocate Rafia Zakaria will present a lecture, “Drones and Terrorism: The Ultimate Miscalculation,” on Monday, September 23, at 7 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth University. For more information, please call (509) 777-4937.
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September 13, 2013
The Whitworth University 2013 Constitution Day Lecture will feature Breean Beggs, ’85, who will present a lecture, “Guns, Marriage and Corporations: How the Supreme Court Is Approaching Today’s Critical Constitutional Issues.” The lecture will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4739.
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September 10, 2013
Whitworth listed in top 10 of annual rankings of best regional universities for 14th year in a row
Whitworth University held the No. 4 spot in U.S. News & World
Report's annual rankings of the best regional university values in the
West. For the 14th consecutive year, Whitworth also maintained its position as
one of the top 10 best regional universities in the West.
September 5, 2013
Jim O’Brien, Sodexo’s general manager at Whitworth University, is one of nine people in North America to earn a Gold Award in the Service Spirit category of the annual Spirit of Sodexo Awards Program. Spirit of Sodexo is a corporate awards program that honors a small group of individuals and teams within the company that demonstrate outstanding performance in support of Sodexo’s mission, values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.