Father Kevin Grove, C.S.C., Distinguished Fellow of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, will discuss the growing number of Americans who identify themselves as “not religious” during two free public lectures titled “Being Religious: A School For Desire,” at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, at King’s College. He is the 37th speaker in the history of the Moreau Lectures series at King’s, which is named in honor of Blessed Father Basil Anthony Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross which established and sponsors King’s College.
Historian Rev. Kevin Spicer, C.S.C., James J. Kenneally Distinguished Professor of History at Stonehill College, will discuss the intersection of Christianity and antisemitism in Nazi Germany during a lecture at noon on Friday, Feb. 5, in the Postpupak Room, at King’s College. The lecture is this year’s “Donald Grimes Lecture.”
Historian and philosopher of science Dr. Marvin Bolt will deliver two free public lectures on Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lectures are sponsored by The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
King’s College was recently awarded a $50,000 grant through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for the purchase of equipment, including a light-scattering detector to enable more advanced research and practice by students and faculty in the chemistry department and three simulation manikins for use by students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program.
Four local residents will present a collection of photographs and art ranging from rural farms to nature landscapes during a free public exhibition, titled “Quintessence,” from Tuesday, Jan. 12, through Friday, Feb. 26, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
Father Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., Dr. David Lauler Chair of Catholic Health Care Ethics in the Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, will deliver the 2016 Saint André Bessette Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
King's College will host an Open House for prospective students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. This event highlights the financial aid process and complements King’s Admissions Department’s early action applications option, which informs students of acceptance for Fall 2016 semester.
The King’s College Mathematics Department recently sponsored a competition involving almost 80 students from eight local high schools.
Four King’s College students recently competed at the Direct Marketing Association of Washington Education Foundation (DMAWEF) Collegiate Maxi Competition in Virginia. The team won third place, winning the bronze award for their Disabled Veterans of America (DAV) campaign.
A group of students and faculty from King’s College will participate in a three-week study abroad program to India during semester break. Participants will study in Delhi, Amritsar, Agra, Lucknow, and Agartala.