Research Awards and Rankings

SHEBANQ wins Best Digital Humanities Award

Oliver Glanz, Assistant Professor of Old Testament, in the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews, is part of a team that developed "SHEBANQ: System for HEBrew Text: ANnotations for Queries and Markup." The system recently won the Best Digital Humanities tool or suite of tools award for 2014. View Article, View SHEBANQ

Øystein LaBianca awarded ASOR Service Grant

Øystein LaBianca was awarded the American Schools of Oriental Research Member Service Award at the November 2014 meetings in San Diego, California. View Awardee List

Andrews a STEM Jobs Approved University

Andrews University is pleased to announce that it has been designated a 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved College by Victory Media. Andrews was among over 1,600 schools participating in the STEM JobsSM survey process. Schools submitting surveys were scored on publicly available data and responses to proprietary questions around three key indicators of success: STEM job alignment, STEM job placement, and diversity in a school’s STEM programs. View Article

Centre for Advanced Study Grant

Anthropology professor Øystein LaBianca (pictured) is part of a project that has received funding from the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters in Oslo. He and his wife, Asta LaBianca, will be spending a year in Norway while he works with other researchers on a project entitled, "Local Dynamics of Globalization in the Pre-Modern Southern Levant." Asta LaBianca, who is an instructor of English at Andrews University, received a faculty research grant to work on the fourth publication of the Tall Hisban series during their stay in Norway. View Article

University Ranking for 2014

In the 2015 rankings of the U.S. News & World Report, Andrews is listed at #168 in the national university rankings (National University status reflects the Carnegie classification of various universities and colleges; in this case, it means that these universities offer “a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs and also emphasize faculty research). This year’s ranking is an improvement of 13 places over the 2014 ranking. Andrews is the only Seventh-day Adventist institution included in this classification and U.S. News list.  View Article

Hansen Wins Grand Prize

Steve Hansen, Professor of Ceramics and Art History, won the Grand Prize at the 2013 Michiana Annual Arts Competition for his piece, "Problem Girls." Hansen's work is supported by an internal Faculty Research Grant. An article on his award can be found in the Herald-Palladium. View Article

In the same event, Marc Ullom, assistant professor of photography, won Best of Category for his piece "Evidence #43." His work is also supported by an internal Faculty Research Grant. 

Photo: Hansen's "Obama Commission 2008." (Photo courtesy of Steve Hansen)

Journal Wins Distinguished Achievement Award

The Journal of Adventist Education won the 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award for Whole Publication Design for its theme issue "Principalship and Administration" (Oct/Nov 2012) from the Association of Educational Publishers. Janet Ledesma, associate professor of leadership and Educational Leadership coordinator in the Leadership Department, guest edited and coordinated the entire issue. View list of awardees or View sample article from this issue




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