Research News

These stories represent highlights of research and creative scholarship at Andrews University. For a more comprehensive list of campus-wide research activities, please explore the portions of this Research website dedicated to events, faculty research, and student research.

Nov. 29, 2017. Tiffany Summerscales was featured on the Andrews Speaks podcast. She shared about her research on gravitational waves and the siginificance of the LIGO team's Nobel Prize in Physics. Listen Here


Oct. 4, 2017. Andrews University is excited to announce and congratulate our colleague, Tiffany Summerscales, professor of physics, for her part in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory(LIGO) Scientific Collaboration recognized today with a Nobel Prize in Physics for its discoveries of gravitational waves. Three of that project’s leaders, Rainer Weiss of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kip Thorne and Barry C Barish, both of Caltech, are the specific named recipients of today’s Nobel Prize. In announcing the award, the Royal Swedish Academy called it “a discovery that shook the world.” More Information

Nov. 22, 2016. Four Andrews University students have received fellowships or grants from the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR)--Trisha Broy*, Member-Supported Fellowship; Anna Kim** and Jacob Moody*, Platt Fellowship; and Vivian Laughlin*, Student Travel Grant. Two students--Kristina Reed and Dawn Acevedo--from sister Adventist school La Sierra University also received support. *Graduate student  **Undergraduate student

May 4-8, 2016. The third annual Andrews Research Conference, which focused on early career research and creative scholarship in the arts and humanities, was held on the campus of Andrews University from May 4-8, 2016. More information


April 3-5, 2016. The "Exploring the Composition of the Pentateuch" Conference took place April 3-5, 2016 in the Seminary Chapel. Presenters included Richard E. Averbeck (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), Joshua Berman (Bar-Ilan University), Daniel I. Block (Wheaton College), Richard M. Davidson (Andrews University), Roy E. Gane (Andrews University), Duane A. Garrett (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary), Richard S. Hess (Denver Seminary), James K. Hoffmeier (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), Benjamin Kilchör (Staatsunabhangige Theologische Hochschule Basel), Gerald A. Klingbeil (Andrews University, Adventist Review), Michael LeFebvre (Christ Church Reformed Presbyterian), and Jiří Moskala (Andrews University), as well as other Andrews University faculty and PhD students. More Information


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