Dr. Heather Reid, an international expert on the philosophy of sports, will discuss the ethics of risk in sports at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture, titled “College Football’s Gladiators,” is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.
Professional actor and puppeteer James Godwin of New York City will perform as a guest artist for upcoming King’s College Theatre Department performances of award-winning playwright Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion,” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.
A team of five sophomore students bested 12 other King’s teams to take first place in a challenge competition sponsored by international audit and assurance, tax and consulting service company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about King’s College. The primary focus of these programs is to inform and update students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s College education.
Three students and two faculty members of King’s College recently attended the fifth annual U.S. President’s Interfaith and Community Service National Gathering in Washington, D.C.
Four King's College students will study in foreign countries for academic credit during the fall semester.
Elizabeth Scialpi, a first-year student at King’s College, was recently named the recipient of an annual scholarship established at the College in honor of Colleen Shea, a 1995 graduate of King’s who died in a 2001 automobile accident.
King’s College Chemistry Club will present a traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights in commemoration of National Chemistry Week and Halloween with the 19th Annual “Things that Go Boom in the Night” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, located on North River Street.
O. Henry Award-winning author Marisa Silver will read excerpts from her work during a free public event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. Silver is the 2015 Visiting Writer, a program sponsored by the College’s English Department. Silver will also work with English students on their creative writing as part of a two-day campus residency.
Father Patrick Ryan, S.J., the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University, will deliver the 2015 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.