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Students Learn to Lobby on Capitol Hill

Monday, April 14, 2014

In the shadow of the Capitol dome, a group of some 40 Wilmington College students lobbied their respective members of Congress in late March.

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Isaac Harvey Fund Recipients to Speak on Their Experiences

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Ten Wilmington College students and faculty members that received financial assistance to pursue travel and service experiences in 2013 will speak on their endeavors Wednesday (Nov. 6) at 7:30 p.m., in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

Annual Westheimer Peace Symposium to Highlight the Plight of Africa

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Wilmington College will place a spotlight on the extraordinary human rights challenges in regions of Africa at the 23rd annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Oct. 16. This year’s topic is “Africa’s Blood, Sweat and Tears: Nonviolent Solutions.”

College Implements 4-Credit Hour System

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Students are experiencing wide-ranging changes in their academic curriculum designed to broaden their knowledge and skill sets. Starting this fall semester, the College has implemented a four credit hour system and begun a new general education curriculum that utilizes infused skills.

'Fast Future' Author to Speak on Millennial Generation's 'Pragmatic Idealism'

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Author, filmmaker David Burstein will speak on the millennial generation’s considerable affect on contemporary times and its prospects for changing the world at Wilmington College May 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.

College Establishes Academic Minor in Sustainability

Friday, April 12, 2013

Wilmington College has established a new minor, Sustainability, that will officially debut in fall 2013. It features an interdisciplinary curriculum with 12 hours in agriculture courses and a dozen hours of electives, from across the academic spectrum, designed to dovetail with a student’s career interests.

College to Host Community's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Program

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

This year’s community Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Wilmington College will recognize the 30th anniversary of the national holiday Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Watson Library Hosting Exhibit of Mexican Pottery

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Wilmington College’s Watson Library is featuring an exhibit of Mexican pottery during January.

SOCHE to Recognize Six Wilmington College Faculty for Excellence

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) will recognize six Wilmington College faculty members with 2012 awards for “Excellence in Teaching” Friday (Nov. 9) at its annual Faculty Awards Luncheon.

Cincinnati Consortium to Honor WC's Michael Snarr

Monday, November 5, 2012

The Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities will recognize Wilmington College faculty member Michael Snarr Friday (Nov. 9) with a 2012 “Celebration of Teaching” award.

Students to Speak on Experiences from Washington DC and South Dakota to Peru and Ethiopia

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Students and recent alumni that have benefited from unique travel experiences will speak on their journeys and how the Isaac Harvey Fund made these experiences possible Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

Quaker Heritage Center Announces Two New Exhibits

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

"Searching for Peace" and "Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy!" will open Monday (Oct. 8) with a special exhibit reception Wednesday (Oct. 10), at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.

Fifth Edition of Father/Son's Global Issues Book Published This Summer

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Michael and Neil Snarr’s book "Introducing Global Issues" continues to generate national and international interest as more and more colleges and universities incorporate into their curriculum an appreciation for world cultures, globalization and international affairs.

China Diary #3: Snarr Addresses Politics and 'The Great Firewall of China'

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Our trip has focused on sightseeing and basketball. As a political scientist my main interest in China is the politics and economics of the country.

China Diary #2: Snarr Addresses China's Traffic and Pollution Issues

Saturday, May 12, 2012

China’s extremely large population creates major traffic issues resulting in pollution and congestion. Those who watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics are familiar with the city's air pollution problem.

China Diary #1: Michael Snarr Reports from Beijing

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

This blog is being written written from a 10-day tour of Beijing and Shanghai, China. The group is comprised of Coach Jerry Scheve's Wilmington College Women's Basketball team, a few parents of players, and several community members.

WC Students Lobby Their Legislators in Washington D.C.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Michael Snarr, professor of social and political studies took a group of WC students to Washington March 23-26 to learn how to lobby from members of the Friends Committee on National Legislation. At the end of their stay in D.C., they actually lobbied their elected representatives.

Ohio Advisory Committee of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Hold Forum at Wilmington College

Friday, March 23, 2012

The Ohio Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights will conduct a community forum April 4 in Wilmington investigating issues related to the barriers to economic development in the state.

White Stakes Planted to Illustrate Food Insecurity in Clinton County

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The word “hunger” conjures images of impoverished children in Africa’s Sudan or Rwanda, but persons in Clinton County are too often going to bed with empty stomachs. In conjunction with Wilmington College’s third annual Food Symposium March 20, a group of 27 students, faculty and staff placed 13,000 white garden stakes in the campus mall Thursday afternoon.

Trio of Students to Present Research at Spring Sociological Conference

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Three Wilmington College students will present their research in such fields as sociology, psychology, gender studies, anthropology and criminology at the North Central Sociological Association's Student Sociology Conference.

Michael Snarr to Present Annual Quaker Lecture

Monday, September 26, 2011

Michael Snarr will report on his recent trip to Afghanistan and how it relates to Friends’ interests at the 15th annual Wilmington College Quaker Lecture Series Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.

College to Present Discussion '9/11: 10 Years Later'

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A panel of scholars will discuss the profound impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when Wilmington College presents “9/11: 10 Years Later” Monday (Sept. 12), at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Professor Was Part of Fact-Finding Delegation in Afghanistan

Friday, August 26, 2011

On the heels of the upcoming 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is another ominous milestone. This October will be the 10-year anniversary of the United States’ longest war: Afghanistan.

20th Westheimer Peace Symposium to Look at 'Blueprint for Justice'

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

This year’s milestone edition of the Westheimer Peace Symposium at Wilmington College Oct. 20 will delve into social justice for those living on the margins of society.

Film Imagines Nonviolent Solutions to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The inspiring story of three men — a Palestinian Muslim, Christian and Israeli Jew — in a land gripped by centuries old fear, hatred and division is depicted the documentary Little Town of Bethlehem, which will be presented at Wilmington College Sept. 29, at 7 p.m., in Kelly Center.