Center for Faith and Innovation launched as replacement for OPUS

By Melissa Schill 04.14.19 Wheaton College announced the Center for Faith and Innovation’s (CFI) opening in place of Opus; the Art of Work, in order to provide vocational training and resources to a wider scope of Christians, both at Wheaton and in the workplace with alumni. CFI’s mission, according to the Center’s website, is toContinue reading “Center for Faith and Innovation launched as replacement for OPUS”

New faith and disability initiative partners with local schools, churches

By Melissa Schill This week, the Ann Haskins Special Education Program at Wheaton College, an endowed program within the education department, launched The Faith and Disability Initiative. The initiative is a “disability discourse to empower disciple-making movements.” In a country where almost 20 percent of the population has a disability, according to the Centers forContinue reading “New faith and disability initiative partners with local schools, churches”

Wheaton establishes new chair of world religions

By Melissa Schill To better equip students to engage with the world’s diverse array of religions, Wheaton College has established an Endowed Chair of World Religions. Funded by the gift of an anonymous donor, the position will be housed in the Bible and Theology department. “The funding of this chair will allow us to bringContinue reading “Wheaton establishes new chair of world religions”

Buswell Library to undergo renovations

Buswell Library looks to upgrade and modernize their services either through an addition or an entirely new building in the next few years. Though the project is in its preliminary stages — primarily research and brainstorming — this week the college hired an architecture firm and prepared a proposal for Wheaton’s senior administration cabinet.