Dr. Beverly Cushman, assistant professor of religion and Christian education at Westminster College, will present "Harem Politics and the Case of Bat-Sheba" at Faculty Forum Wednesday, March 29, at 11:45 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater located in the McKelvey Campus Center.
"I will be discussing how information about harem life in the Ottoman Empire gives insight into Bat-Sheba's role in getting her son Solomon on the throne of David," Cushman said.
Cushman, who has been with Westminster College since 2004, earned her undergraduate degree from Stetson University, and a master's and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University.
Faculty Forum, established in 1990, serves as a venue for the exchange of ideas and information among Westminster College faculty. Speakers present their research, teaching ideas, lectures, performances, special programs, and uses of technology to keep faculty informed about the work of colleagues from many disciplines.
The event is free and open to the public. Contact Cushman at (724) 946-7127 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Westminster College Office of Diversity presents "Roc-the-Mic" Slamming, Jamming Poetry Bash Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Club Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.
Westminster College will rededicate a completely renovated Thompson-Clark Hall Friday, Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
Westminster College plans to commemorate the tragedy Sept. 11 tragedy with a special chapel service, red, white and blue ribbons, and patriotic music on Titan radio.
Twelve Westminster College freshmen have been elected by their peers to serve as senators on the Student Government Association (SGA).
The Westminster College Mathematics and Computer Science Department recently hosted a mathematics colloquium featuring Dr. Lawrence Downey, professor of mathematics at Penn State University Behrend.
Thirty-nine Westminster College students met the requirements for graduation in December. In addition, seven candidates earned master's degrees.
Westminster College awarded undergraduate degrees to 21 students at the completion of the summer term.
Three Westminster College mathematics faculty and a mathematics major participated in the annual meeting of the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) April 3-4 at Wheeling Jesuit University.
The Westminster College Art Gallery will exhibit "Kathy Koop 1973-2010 RetroSpectacular: Variations in Clay and Wood" Feb. 17-April 17. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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