Archives for February, 2013

Story/Topp Win Grant to Help Pastors Gain Scientific Literacy

Craig Story (l) and Justin Topp Clergy and pastors are not always informed on scientific issues, in part because religion and science have traditionally seemed at odds. But two biology professors hope to change that, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the BioLogos Foundation. The project, “Moving Pastors Toward Scientific Literacy,” is the work of Craig Story, associate professor of biology Read full article »

Center for Faith & Inquiry Honors Faculty Scholarship: Part II

In an effort to promote outstanding scholarship that can reach both professional and public/church audiences, the Center for Faith and Inquiry recently announced its inaugural Fellows for the 2013-14 academic year. Congratulations to the follow faculty! David Lumsdaine Professor of Political Science, David Lumsdaine will explore the implications of “Biblical and Ethical Perspectives on International Affairs”: "As Christians, and simply as citizens concerned with Read full article »

Center for Faith & Inquiry Honors Faculty Scholarship: Part I

In an effort to promote outstanding scholarship that can reach both professional and public/church audiences, the Center for Faith and Inquiry recently announced its inaugural Fellows for the 2013-14 academic year. Congratulations to the follow faculty! Ruth Melkonian-Hoover Ruth Melkonian-Hoover, associate professor/chair of political science and international affairs, will continue her scholarship focus through a project entitled, “Evangelical Attitudes toward Immigrants Read full article »

Art at the Intersection of Culture and Consumption

This spring, the Spanish theatre journal Estreno (Estreno 39.1, pp 14-25) will publish an article from Pilar Pérez Serrano, associate professor of Spanish, her first in this respected journal. Here's how Pérez Serrano described it: Pérez Serrano "The article entitled, "The Song of the Sirens: Awareness and Survival in the Era of Capitalism," is about a new play written by Raúl Hernández Garrido, Read full article »

Learning to Sing by the Book

Susan Brooks After twenty three years of teaching voice at Gordon, Susan Brooks, professor of music, knows a thing or two about singing. That's why she and her husband, Thomas Brooks, also a professor of music as well as a renowned choral director, have written How To Teach Teens to Sing: Voice Lessons and More, a new book for young singers Read full article »