Westminster College will celebrate Homecoming with a weekend of activities Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8.
Dr. Russell Martin, associate professor of history at Westminster College, recently edited a special edition of the journal of Russian Studies in History. The special issue is titled "Death and Commemoration in Muscovy."
"I wrote the general introduction to the volume, which is followed by four translations of articles of Russian scholars, all friends and colleagues of mine," said Martin. "I'm thrilled, as always, to have the publication, but I'm especially thrilled this time because I've included an article by Professor V. Dergachev, who died recently. In addition to being a good friend and colleague, he is the father of modern study of death in Russia. It is, in some ways, a tribute to him that this volume appears."
Westminster College is a friendly, family-oriented college. This was evident on August 23 at the annual All-Campus Picnic for faculty, staff AND families. Retired employees and their families were invited too. This happened in Anderson Amphitheater on a clear evening by Brittain Lake. It was a delightful and fun-filled evening with music, camaraderie, games for children, introduction of new employees . . . and food. Food brings people together for picnics, especially this time of the year. That is good.
Westminster College will host the 2007 Conference on Worship and Music, sponsored by the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, July 8-13. This year's event, "Celebrating the Risen Christ: Living the Font and Table," marks the 20th year of a nationally recognized conference for clergy, organists, choir directors, singers and handbell ringers of all ages.
Westminster College's Celebrity Series will welcome the Lowe Family Saturday, March 15, for an 8 p.m. concert in Orr Auditorium.
Dr. Mandy Medvin, Westminster College professor of psychology and director of Westminster's Preschool Lab, will speak on "Models of Social Exclusion and Aggression: Implications for Developmental Research" at Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center.
Westminster College will welcome the class of 2013 with the traditional Opening Convocation Friday, Aug. 28, at 1:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.
Westminster College's Alpha Psi Omega theatre honor society will present its One-Act Festival Friday, April 9, with shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge of the McKelvey Campus Center. The festival is open to the public.
Westminster College's Office of Diversity Services and Peace Studies Program will host the sixth annual International Celebration Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Berlin Student Lounge and Club Room of the McKelvey Campus Center.
Westminster College senior molecular biology major Katie Sinagoga received an undergraduate research grant from Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
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