Media Relations

Michele Lehman
Coordinator of Media Relations

EC math professor to discuss discovering the number π (pi)

Eureka College assistant professor of mathematics Richard Hasenauer will present “Discovering π” at 3:15 p.m. April 9 in the Gammon Room in Melick Library. It is free and open to the public. Hasenauer will discuss the history of calculating π (pi), a number that is important in a wide range of mathematical problems. The presentation will explore the problem of the calculation of the circumference of a circle, or π, as it was done by… Continue Reading »

EC volunteers didn’t travel far to find fulfilling spring break experience

  Spring break 2014 may very well be an experience that participants will tell their children and grandchildren about. For the approximately 40 volunteers who spent the week of March 10 performing tornado relief work, it was an inspiring time that lifted their spirits and confirmed the goodness of humankind. “Soon after the Nov. 17 tornado hit Washington, the leaders of the Eureka College Disciples on Campus and Habitat for Humanity student groups that travel… Continue Reading »

Father Dominic to present ‘Herb Breads with a Meaning’

Television host and author the Rev. Dominic Garramone will present “Herb Breads with a Meaning” at 10 a.m. April 5 at the Eureka Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 302 S. Main St., Eureka. Cost is $12. Proceeds will support projects of the Eureka College Women’s Board. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by contacting Women’s Board member Joan Herron at (309) 231-0910 or Garramone hosted the PBS cooking show “Breaking… Continue Reading »

Former astronaut Scott Altman to speak at EC luncheon

Former NASA space shuttle commander Scott Altman will speak on “Reaching for the Stars” at 11:30 a.m. April 12 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. The luncheon is part of the Eureka College Alumni Weekend activities. It is open to the public. Cost is $30. Altman will discuss growing up in central Illinois and his experiences in the U.S. Navy and working in space. Altman logged more than 50 days in space during four… Continue Reading »

Uses of bioengineering topic of EC presentation

The use of bioengineering to treat cancer and create artificial intelligence are among the topics that will be explored at the 60th annual William Thomas Jackson Lecture in Science at 7:30 p.m. April 1 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. The free presentation titled “Bioengineering Unravels the Mysteries of Life” will be given by Dennis Bahr of Middleton, Wis., director of research and development at Helionx LLC. The company is developing an ion accelerator… Continue Reading »