President Chip Pollard and family will be moving to Australia for three months, Pollard announced at today’s welcome back chapel. They will leave Sept. 8 and return in time for the Candlelight services and graduation in December. The board of trustees granted Pollard’s request for a sabbatical, he told students. […]
In addition to adding the renewable energy major and moving into the Balzer Technology Center, the engineering department will have three new faculty members next school year. The new hires will fill needs created in part by Leo Setian’s retirement and the renewable energy major. Ted Song will teach electrical […]
In the fall of 2012, the communication department will revamp its structure to reflect new needs in today’s media landscape. Department faculty are hard at work over the summer with the revamp, said communication professor Darren Gould. “It’s going to really help people understand what we do.” The department will […]
Construction continues on the communication department’s new convergence newsroom. The Learning Resource Center’s Room 121 will be replacing the Threefold Advocate office that was once in the Honors Center.
They call themselves the “Eaglenauts.” May 21-26, a team of engineering students from John Brown University competed against nearly 60 teams in NASA’s Lunabotics Mining Competition, said a JBU press release. The Eaglenauts placed fourth in the overall competition, fourth in On-Site Mining, second in Systems Engineering Paper and third […]
John Brown University took first and second place at this year’s Tri-State Governor’s Cup in the undergraduate division. The 2012 Tri-State Donald W. Reynolds Cup Business Plan Competition gives rising entrepreneurs an opportunity to practice creating and pitching business ideas to potential investors, according to their website. JBU’s Hydrovate team […]
Sunday night’s eclipse brightens the university’s sky. The eclipse lasted from 7:35 p.m. until sunset.
In August, students will return to a different campus than what they left in May. Ground Zero and DECCO Construction Company started preparing additional parking for faculty, staff and students next semester. Before finals, Ground Zero had already begun filling in the ravine between the Admissions Building and the Honors […]
Threefold Advocate won Arkansas Collegiate Newspaper of the Year on April 20, 2012, in addition to several other awards.
With the recent shootings at the Christian Oikos University in Oakland, Calif., the issue of safety has become even more critical for Christian schools. While nothing even approaching the magnitude of the Oakland tragedy has occurred at John Brown University, Campus Safety believes that they are prepared for such an […]