Bethel Campus News
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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:09pm
Bethel celebrated their generous donors on May 11 at the Royal Heritage Society Dinner sponsored by the Office of Planned Giving.
Fri, 05/18/2018 - 1:21pm
“There’s memory of a whole life in your hands—if you could just read it,” says Professor of Biology Tim Shaw, holding out his empty hands, cupped as though they were containing something fragile.
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:08pm
Associate Professor of Business Bethany Opsata says recent losses within the Bethel community have illuminated a need to build resilience through adversity.
Thu, 05/17/2018 - 2:56pm
Each year, Minnesota Campus Compact recognizes students who stand out as civic leaders within their communities with the Newman Civic Fellowship. This year, Tazrae Song’Ony ’19 was one of them.
Mon, 05/14/2018 - 9:22pm
Bethel University's baseball team defeated Saint John's University in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) championship by a final score of 8-0 on May 13 and earned the program's first trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:18am
When Laura King-Steen ’08 was looking at colleges, science and music topped the list of interests shaping her decision.
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 3:34pm
Like any other campus residents, the ones arriving this May have names, identification, and an Instagram account. But while Bethel’s humans enjoy the buffet-style meals in the Monson Dining Center, this pack of Royals will have just one key thing on the menu during their stay on campus: buckthorn.
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 12:23pm
Since its reestablishment in 2005, Bethel’s Frogtown Urban Living Experience (FULE) has been enabling students to gain practical life and career experience while living and serving in St. Paul’s historic Frogtown neighborhood.
Mon, 05/07/2018 - 8:34pm
It’s normal for Chapel to be packed on a Friday morning. But on April 20, the average age of audience members in Benson Great Hall skewed a few decades higher than other weeks.
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 4:46pm
It goes without saying that computers and specialized microprocessors are playing an ever-expanding role in our daily lives. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 21 percent increase in computer design and installation positions by 2024, with an average starting salary of $100,000. With that booming industry in mind, Bethel is excited to announce its third standalone engineering program, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Engineering.
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:50am
A gray cloud rolled off the edge of the stage, fading as it spilled into the crowded hall. The audience gasped in surprise and on-stage, globally renowned physicist Bill Phillips smiled as he poured liquid nitrogen across the floor. Phillips, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997 for developing methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light, stood in Bethel’s Benson Great Hall on April 18 before a captivated audience. “This is literally some of the coolest stuff in the universe,” he said.
Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:44am
Disbelief. That’s what Chris Larson ’90 felt when he was awarded the esteemed Guggenheim Fellowship—one of the highest honors in art and academia—last month.
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 1:10pm
There has never been a better time to begin studying physics or engineering at Bethel. The department—which ranks in the top 15 of undergraduate departments nationally—underwent an expansion and renovation last summer.
Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:21am
“Rock stars,” is the specific way Professor of Communication Studies Nancy Brule describes how Bethel students could expect to be treated when they present at the Central States Communication Association (CSCA) conference each spring. “I always tell them, when you go there, to this conference, you’re going to be rock stars,” she says.
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:49am
“They’re reading the rat’s mind…post hoc? This is so cool,” Sarah Venditto ’14 remembers thinking as Professor of Psychology Adam Johnson and student researchers presented findings at a pizza lunch for Bethel’s undergraduate research teams a few summers ago.
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 5:09pm
Sherm Swenson, Bethel executive vice president of administration and finance from 1987-1998, died on April 8.
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 3:34pm
They’re passionate preachers. They’re both students and teachers. And for the first time in its 51-year history, Bethel Seminary’s Omark Preaching Competition finalists are all women.