Research Conferences and Events

The following are some of the connferences and events held on the campus of Andrews University during the 2014-2015 school year. A more detailed summary of the annual conferences held at Andrews can be found under Conferences and Lectureships

Andrews Research Conference: Early Career Researchers and Creative Scholars in the Arts and Humanities

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

Exploring the Composition of the Pentateuch

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

2016 Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

The 2016 Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium took place on February 26, 2016 in Buller Hall from 2:30-4:00 pm.

 

 

Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship 

The 2015 Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship was held on October 30, 2015. The program included 4 plenary presentations, 41 poster presentations, and 14 oral breakout presentations. View Program 

 

Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science

The 2015 Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science took place from October 23-24 featuring keynote speaker Gregory Boyd, Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church and author of Is God to Blame, God at War, and Benefit of the Doubt. Other presenters included Richard Rice, Professor of Theological Studies at Loma Linda University, Steve Harnish, Professor of Mathematics at Bluffton University, and Carl Helrich, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Goshen College. View Program

Gift of Prophecy Symposium

The October 15-18 Gift of Prophecy in Scripture and History Symposium was held on the campus of Andrews University this year in recognition of the centennial of Ellen White’s death and launched a quinquennial world-wide emphasis in the Seventh-day Adventist Church for understanding the gift of prophecy. More information is available here

 

 

 

Jan Hus Symposium

The Jan Hus Symposium was held from October 8-9, 2015 in the Seminary Chapel feauturing speaker Thomas Fudge, author of The Trial of Jan Hus. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8th Annual John O. Waller Lectureship on the Arts

The 8th Annual John O. Waller Lectureship on the Arts took place on October 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Seminary Chapel. The presentation, "Speaking in silences: Why saying nothing can ruin a perfectly good education," was given by Allyson Jule, professor of education, co-Director of Gender Studies Institute, Trinity Western University, British Columbia. 

 

 

 

 

Discovering Bats

Dr. Merlin Tuttle, founder of Bat Conservation International, gave a presentation on August 2, 2015. Tuttle is an ecologist, wildlife photographer and conservationist who has studied bats for over 55 years. An Andrews University alum Tuttle completed his post-graduate work at the University of Kansas. He is known for his scientific discoveries, media appearances, popular articles, and photographs of bats. His work has been featured in the British Museum, Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and National Geographic. His talk, titled “Discovering Bats,” was recorded and will be available online this Fall. The event was sponsored by the Andrews University Office of the President, College of Arts and Sciences, and Department of Biology. Learn more about Tuttle's work at his website

 
Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice

The 3rd annual Adventist Conference on Family Research and Practice (ACFRP) took place from July 16-18, 2015. 

 
 
2nd Annual Andrews Research Conference

The 2nd Annual Andrews Research Conference: Early Career Researchers in the Social Sciences featured 20 presentations by participants from the United States, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Nigeria as well as a keynote address by Christian Smith, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame. View Program

 

 

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters

Andrews University hosted the 2015 Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters on Friday, March 13, 2015. 

 

 
Honors Scholar and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

The annual Honors Scholar and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium was held in Buller Hall on March 6, 2015. 60 Honors and Undergraduate researchers presented their research to faculty, students and guests. View Program

 

Celebration of Research

On October 31, 2014 Andrews University celebrated the research efforts of faculty and graduate students in the annual Celebration of Research. View flier

 

 

Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science

The Andrews Autumn Conference on Religion and Science was held on October 24-25, 2014 on the topic "Faith and Reason: Questions at the Interface of Religion and Science." The keynote speaker was Nancy Murphy, Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary. View flier

 

 

 

Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice

The 2nd Annual Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice (ACFRP) was held at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary from July 17-19, 2014 (corrected date does not appear on the poster). Speakers included René Drumm and Carlton Byrd. More information

 

Andrews Research Conference (ARC)

The Office of Research at Andrews University, in cooperation with the Andrews University STEM departments, hosted a Research Conference on our campus from May 7-11, 2014 for early career researchers in STEM. View more information

 

2014 BEST Early Research Symposium

The 2014 BEST Early Imagine Different Research Symposium was held on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm in A-107 Chemistry Lecutre Hall, Halenz Hall. View Flyer

 

 

Andrews University Summit on Social Consciousness

The Andrews University Summit on Social Consciousness 2014  "The Poor Next Door: Poverty in America," was held from April 9–13. During this summit, expert panelists and presenters addressed issues of poverty, economic inequality, psychosocial and spiritual implications of poverty, poverty reduction strategies, economic growth, etc. View more information

 

 

Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

The Honors Scholars and Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium was held on Friday, March 7 from 1:30-3:30 pm in Buller Hall. The Symposium featured the research projects of Honors students and Undergraduate Research Scholars. Photos are available on the Office of Research and Creative Scholarship Facebook Page. Learn  more about the Symposium in an Episode of AU News

 
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