Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:10:00 -0000 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:10:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Renaissance Kids Architecture Camp http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49934 <p> The Renaissance Kids Architecture Camp allows children as young as 5 years old the opportunity to learn about how things are made and get some hands on experience in the process. The Architecture School at Andrews University hosts the camp and brings in current students along with volunteers to work alongside the kids.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Watch the video at the <a href="http://www.wnit.org/educationcounts/s/architecture-camp.html">EducationCounts_Michiana</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:27:07 +0000 Higher Ed Leaders Address Diversity and Civility http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49897 <p> Diversity and civility as concepts have been difficult for higher education to reconcile. There are varying definitions on each, and the terms can be politically loaded. For some, they represent an attempt at blanketed oppression.</p> <p> As the U.S. population becomes increasingly less white, higher education, an industry which was not built on inclusion, must figure out how to become more inclusive &mdash; and quickly &mdash; if it is members are to thrive and survive in a highly competitive market, experts agree.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at the <a href="https://www.educationdive.com/news/6-higher-ed-leaders-sound-off-about-diversity-and-civility-on-campus/527291/">Education Dive</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:50:26 +0000 Red Cross Blood Emergency http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49895 <p> The Red Cross is once again putting out a call for blood donations due to a summer shortage. The Red Cross says more than 550 fewer blood drives were organized by businesses and other community groups during the week of Independence Day. Spokesperson Todd Kulman tells WSJM News they do need a lot of blood each day.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at the <a href="https://www.wsjm.com/2018/07/09/red-cross-blood-emergency/">94.9 WSJM</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:53:28 +0000 The Madaba Plains Project Celebrates 50 Years http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49893 <p> A mini-conference was organised on Wednesday at the German-Jordanian University and at a community centre in Hisban to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Madaba Plains Project (MPP), the longest ongoing archaeological project in Jordan, which includes three archaeological sites: Tell Hisban, Tell Jalul and Tell Umayri.&nbsp;</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at <a href="http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/longest-ongoing-archaeological-project-madaba-plains-project-celebrates-50-years-research">The Jordan Times</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:49:09 +0000 BH City Hall renamed to honor Wilce Cooke http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49844 <p> Benton Harbor city commissioners said they are honoring one of their own when they voted Monday to rename City Hall as the Dr. Wilce L. Cooke Municipal Building.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at&nbsp;<a href="https://www.heraldpalladium.com/news/local/bh-city-hall-renamed-to-honor-wilce-cooke/article_c0968b36-b0f0-5345-ab5b-9fce72ff5c9d.html">The Herald-Palladium</a> site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 18:13:40 +0000 Book Review: Protest and Progress http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49792 <p> Through a brief but thorough historical examination of Black Seventh-day Adventist protest movements of the twentieth century, Calvin B. Rock echoes the desire of Black Adventists to not only be genuinely accepted as brothers and sisters in Christ but also be afforded equal opportunity within the church body. Read the entire book review <a href="https://wtlmautodesk.wordpress.com/2018/06/28/book-review-protest-and-progress/">here</a>.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 18:18:33 +0000 UH-Manoa ranked in list of diverse U.S. schools http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49787 <p> A new report ranks the University of Hawaii at Manoa as one of the most diverse colleges in the nation.</p> <p> The school ranked number eight on a list compiled by bestvalueschools.org, a website that researches affordable college options.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at the <a href="http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/38523791/report-ranks-uh-manoa-as-one-of-the-most-diverse-schools-in-nation">Hawaii News Now</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:08:04 +0000 The Top 45 Most Diverse U.S. Colleges http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/49786 <p> College is one of the best times to broaden your horizons, try new things, and meet new people. One of the best ways to do that is to attend a college with a culturally and ethnically diverse student population. Being surrounded by a diverse student population will expose you to new viewpoints, challenge conventional thinking, and expose you to experiences. Because there are so many benefits to attending a diverse college, we compiled this list of the top 45 most diverse U.S. colleges.</p> <p> &lt;&lt;&lt; Read the full story at the <a href="https://www.bestvalueschools.org/top-45-diverse-u-s-colleges/">Best Value Schools</a>&nbsp;site &gt;&gt;&gt;</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:01:09 +0000