Dr. Robin Field, associate professor of English and director of Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at King’s College, was recently named a Fellow of the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar, titled “Exploring American Democracy with Alexis de Tocqueville as Guide,” held at the University of Virginia. She was previously selected as a NEH Summer Scholar in 2011, when she participated in a four-week institute titled “The Historical and Cultural Development of Modern India” held in Delhi, Agra, and Varanasi, India.
Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King's College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 23, as part of King's “Experiencing the Arts” series. The concert and the liturgy will be held in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at the corner of North Franklin and Jackson streets. The performance is sponsored by King's Campus Ministry.
The Health and Wellness at King’s (HAWK) College Program recently resumed for the fall semester.
Two staff members, a faculty member, and three students from King’s College were invited to participate in a panel at the Sixth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge held near Washington, D.C., last week.
A team of four King’s College students were named semi-finalists in a national marketing plan competition sponsored by Marketing EDGE, a national non-profit to educate college students in the field of marketing.
King’s College will host several events this fall offering prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the college and to inform and update students and their families on the benefits of pursuing a King’s education.
Artist Howard Hao Tran will display sculptures and drawings in a variety of mediums during a free public exhibition, titled “Howard Hao Tran: Drawings and Sculptures,” from Monday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College.
King’s College earned high marks for student satisfaction and career preparation in the inaugural college rankings released by “The Wall Street Journal.”
Religion scholar, author, and Franciscan sister Ilia Delio of Villanova University will deliver the 2016 Feast of Saint Francis Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College.
King’s College faculty members Dr. Thomas Concannon, adjunct professor of mathematics, and Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, co-wrote a paper about the amount of time it would take to travel to the center of the earth. The King’s professors introduced the role that frictional effects would play for a gravity train traveling down a hypothetical tunnel through the core that would enable faster trips from one point to another on the Earth’s surface.