Wheaton’s 2016 Theology Conference, entitled “The People’s Book: Reformation and the Bible,” will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by hosting speakers and sessions centering around the vernacular Bible’s influence on shaping contemporary Christianity.
Recent reports of harassment from motorists passing through campus prompted Chief of Public Safety Bob Norris to send out a campus-wide email on March 31 urging students to report any incidents of harassment.
Since Wheaton College does not allow students to register for classes if their balance has a debt of more than $1,000, the 108 students affected by the loss of the state government funded Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant have worked with the Financial Aid Office to lower their balances and register for classes. The total shortfall caused by the loss of the MAP Grant was $246,000.
Professor Wenyang Zhai joined the foreign languages department of Wheaton College last week as a professor of Chinese. Professor Shuguang Wang, director of the Chinese language program, has been Wheaton’s only full time professor of Chinese since 2007. She described Zhai’s arrival as “immediately impactful.”
Student Development sent an email on March 24 informing students of new health insurance options for the 2016-2017 academic year.
“I’m not even supposed to be working right now. I come because it’s such an open environment,” said sophomore and barista John Park. Park works as a barista at Café on the Park, but on his days off will frequently come into the cafe to socialize with co-workers, practice latte art and study for classes.
Training in recycling at Smith-Traber Residence Hall recently finished after a partnership between A Rocha and the Smith-Traber Community Life Council developed training sessions on how to properly discern what is recyclable and what is not.
Student Government passed a proposal that endorses an Arabic Language program Wednesday evening, following reports of significant student interest in such a program.
With a sophisticated, dapper aura and an English accent, the late professor of philosophy Arthur Holmes could be remembered for walking into a classroom and stealing the attention of the class with an articulate comment.
Associate professor of New Testament Amy Peeler will be ordained on Friday, April 1, becoming the third female professor at Wheaton to be ordained.