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Bethel University Plays Happening Soon

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Note: This article originally appeared in the March 24 print edition of the Bethel Beacon. MISHAWAKA—“Flux” and “The Obelisk” are two one-act plays written by a student playwright named Autumn Owens. While plays written by students have been performed in event... More »

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Looking at Math and Engineering Majors Beyond Bethel

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MISHAWAKA—Here is a special edition of graduate school tips, this one for math and engineering majors. This edition is a little different because it will look at the transition for engineering majors from Bethel to Notre Dame or Trine, then their transition fr... More »

Poetry: Variations on Night

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One   By Autumn Owens  i am the clock turning midnight  a quiet recognition of an unspectacular event,  a regularity, a commonality,  a formal nod to the nighttime of a new day  i am the girl in her bed  with her eyes on the ceiling,  and her heart in the star... More »

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Grad School Tips: Kinesiology

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MISHAWAKA—Rachel Lindvall, DHSc, is a faculty member of the Department of Kinesiology and a leader in working on the mental game in sports. She founded a company called The Mindful Project that works on athletes and their mental skills.   “I have a lot of diff... More »

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Theatre Department Offers Graduate School Advice

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MISHAWAKA—Bethel University’s Theatre Department had much to say on graduate school and what it entails for anyone looking into theatre as a career.   Debra Swerman, director of acting, talked about how specialized a graduate program can be. Lots of time will ... More »

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Ian Thompson Plans for Education in Diversity

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MISHAWAKA—On Feb. 24, there will be an African American Read-In from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room. This event is just the tip of the iceberg of the plans Student Support Specialist Ian Thompson has for encouraging education in diversity on c... More »

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COVID-19 Update: Bethel Downgrades to Blue Risk Level

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MISHAWAKA—Bethel’s efforts to suppress COVID-19 are looking up. According to Vice President for Student Development Shawn Holtgren, the current situation is far better than some of the situations from last semester.  “This semester, so far, night-and-day bette... More »

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Faculty Profile: Dr. Reg Klopfenstein

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MISHAWAKA– Reg Klopfenstein, D.M., started off his education journey at the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, graduating in 1980. He went on to finish his graduate degree two years later. He had many pieces of advice for students pursuing graduate school ... More »

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McKenna Liebenow Performs Senior Recital

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MISHAWAKA–McKenna Liebenow, graduating senior, performed her senior recital Saturday, Feb. 20. As a percussionist, she used a range of instruments, from a marimba to a floor tom, and she played a range of pieces written from 1965 to 2000 by a diverse group of ... More »

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Bethel Performers Prepare for Recital Season

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MISHAWAKA–Recital season is something most performers look forward to. It will be stressful, and it causes anxiety, but it sums many experiences for seniors as they look toward their future careers, whether they be performance or education.   Megan MeGehee, a ... More »

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Graduate School Tips: The Music Department

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For music students considering graduate school, Bethel’s music faculty offers some helpful advice.  Professor of Music Reg Klopfenstein, D.M., emphasizes the need to prepare now while in undergraduate studies. This creates the foundation that students can esta... More »