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Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty
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Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty

Students, faculty and members of the community browsed the John Brown University art gallery this evening for the opening of an exhibit entitled “The Beauty of Observation: An American Plein Air Showcase.” Charles Peer, gallery director for the University’s department of visual arts, said he thinks the show is one […]

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TobyMac tickets to go on sale

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the Oct. 5 concert featuring TobyMac, the Diverse City band, Chris August and Jamie Grace. Student prices are set at $15, more than half off regular ticket prices, said BLUE director Chris Hembree. A table will be set up in Walker from 11 a.m. […]

Dorm honors donor with new name
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Dorm honors donor with new name

For over eight years the resident hall sitting at the bottom of the hill on the north side of campus has been filled with busy and energetic students. Traditions have formed, community has been fostered and the building has evoked a love in many students who spend time there. Although […]

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Clarensau welcomes students with acoustic performance

Rain soaked the ground tonight as students feasted on a carnival dinner of hamburgers, corn dogs, cotton candy and more. But a little wet grass was not enough to prevent students from filling up the amphitheater for the university’s Welcome Back Concert. The concert, sponsored by BLUE, featured Clarensau, a […]

President announces sabbatical
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President announces sabbatical

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. […]

Engineering welcomes three new faces
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Engineering welcomes three new faces

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 […]

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Communication department receives whole new look

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 […]

Newsroom replaces classroom
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Newsroom replaces classroom

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.

Eaglenaut lunabot takes fourth place
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Eaglenaut lunabot takes fourth place

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 […]

Hydrovate brings home Govenor’s cup
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Hydrovate brings home Govenor’s cup

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 […]