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Preparing and Sharing Bethel Faculty Research Throughout the Research Lifecycle

August 28, 2014 | 4:15 p.m.

With the beginning of the fall semester for the College of Arts and Sciences and the September 3 Celebration Chapel, Bethel faculty will enter the Benson Great Hall dressed in their “regalia” or academic robes. These robes demonstrate the great … Continue reading

Copyright in Space and David Bowie’s Dilemma

July 16, 2014 | 3:31 p.m.

David Bowie’s Space Oddity on the International Space Station On May 13, 2014, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield announced on Twitter that his version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity performed on the International Space Station would be taken down from YouTube … Continue reading

New Search Tool Debut

May 8, 2014 | 3:35 p.m.

The Bethel University Library is pleased to announce that beginning in June we will be upgrading our primary search tool.  After doing our own testing, we are excited about the improvements in ease of use and completeness of the results … Continue reading

Primetime | Virtual Reality Simulation Educational Model

May 8, 2014 | 7:18 a.m.

The Virtual Reality Simulation (VRS) Educational Model, developed and presented by Drs. Jone Tiffany and Barb Hoglund, serves to guide faculty development and use of simulated learning activities within virtual reality settings such as Second Life (TM). We will also … Continue reading

Primetime | For a Healthy Campus Climate

May 1, 2014 | 8:22 p.m.

Christena Cleveland is a social psychologist with a hopeful passion for overcoming cultural divisions in groups. Drawing from a vast body of research, she uncovers the underlying processes that affect relationships within and between groups and helps leaders understand how … Continue reading

Primetime | The Role of Institutions, Openness, and Democracy for Economic Growth

April 29, 2014 | 7:31 p.m.

The case that democracy promotes development rests on the central idea that the political institutions critical to economic development are more likely to exist and function effectively under democratic rule. On Tuesday, April 29, Professor Jeff Jacob investigated the idea … Continue reading

Primetime | Looking Back to Move Forward – Sankofa 2014

April 22, 2014 | 7:07 p.m.

Sankofa means looking back to move forward which is exactly what students and faculty get the chance to do on this week long Civil Rights road trip. On Tuesday, April 22, students who went on this journey shared their experiences … Continue reading

Primetime | National Poetry Month – A Celebration of Poetry

April 17, 2014 | 11:10 p.m.

On Thursday, April 17, faculty, staff, and students gathered to enjoy tea and scones, wax poetic and hear the winners of Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday Sonnet Contest read their sonnets. English Professor Thomas Becknell announced the winners and the celebration continued … Continue reading

Primetime | Cuba Explorer : Searching for the Present Reality

April 15, 2014 | 11:04 p.m.

On Tuesday, April 15, Jay and Conor Rasmussen presented their images and impressions of a country thought to be “off-limits” to U.S. citizens. Their two week adventure this past winter exposed them to the wonders and realities of Cuba. From … Continue reading

Primetime | Highlights from Studying the Media in Kenya

April 10, 2014 | 10:54 p.m.

On Thursday, April 10, students who studied media in Kenya during Interim 2014 with Dr. Phyllis Alsdurf spoke about how the experience changed them and their outlook on the world. Watch the Video Co-sponsored by Faculty Development & Friends of the … Continue reading

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