Mr. Darwin’s Tree

Come to the Benson Great Hall this Saturday (9/28) at 7pm for a free performance of Mr. Darwin's Tree, a one-man show on the life and thought of biologist Charles Darwin. Produced by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and the Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford program and sponsored in part by the Templeton Religion … Continue reading Mr. Darwin’s Tree

Share Your Bethel History Testimonial!

Did you study history at Bethel University? What would you like to tell prospective and current students who are considering following in your footsteps? We're looking for some testimonials from our alumni, to be used on our department website, blog, social media, and admissions materials. Just take a few minutes to complete this survey and … Continue reading Share Your Bethel History Testimonial!

Upcoming Career Development Events

February is always a busy month at Bethel's Career Development and Calling office, with the following events available to students: The Art of Conversation (Tu 2/12, 6:45pm, The Underground) A new event letting up to 100 students practice their networking skills with professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Pre-register by Feb. 11. Resume Workshop (Th … Continue reading Upcoming Career Development Events

Bethel Seeking a New American Politics Professor

Some important news from our neighbors in the Political Science department... Prof. Krumm has decided to accept another job in order to be closer to family, so the department is currently hiring for a full-time, tenure-track position, to start this August. In addition to teaching courses in American politics and the general education curriculum, "[i]deal … Continue reading Bethel Seeking a New American Politics Professor

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New Article by Dr. Poppinga on Interfaith Education

Congratulations to Prof. Amy Poppinga, who has an article published in the newest issue of the journal Christian Higher Education. With Bethel colleagues Sara Shady (Philosophy) and Marion Larson (English), Dr. Poppinga draws on her scholarship in the field of interfaith studies and her experience with interfaith initiatives at Bethel to suggest how Christian college students … Continue reading New Article by Dr. Poppinga on Interfaith Education

Michael Beschloss in 2017

Michael Beschloss Coming to St. Paul

If you're a presidential history buff — or if current events have you interested in the development of the presidency — consider attending a free lecture by presidential historian and NBC/PBS contributor Michael Beschloss: Sunday, May 21st, 2pm in the sanctuary of House of Hope Presbyterian Church, on Summit Avenue in St. Paul. Most recently the … Continue reading Michael Beschloss Coming to St. Paul

Chris Gehrz on Teaching as Wondering

Earlier this spring Prof. Chris Gehrz joined two other winners of Bethel's Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching to reflect on "habits of the mind" for effective teachers. While Joey Horstman (English) took noticing and Sara Shady (Philosophy) reflected on persisting, Prof. Gehrz described teaching as an act of wondering. You can watch that presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri6XXy5sdRI