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by Michele Lehman Did you ever get a gut feeling that something was the right thing to do? Well, Eureka College assistant professor of environmental studies Renée Mullen and eight students in her microbial ecology and environmental microbiology class followed their guts and joined the American Gut project. The project has nothing to do with feelings, however. It has everything to do with gauging Americans’ health by charting the bacteria that live in their… Continue Reading »
Lauren Schwanke of Eureka was selected as Eureka College’s recipient of the 2013 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate Award. The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement, campus leadership and extracurricular activities among Illinois college and university seniors. Schwanke will attend an awards ceremony at the Old State Capitol, Springfield, and a luncheon hosted by Gov. Pat Quinn in the Executive Mansion Nov. 2. She will receive a certificate, medallion and cash award from the Lincoln… Continue Reading »
A concert of string chamber music will be performed at 2 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Chapel at Eureka College, 300 E. College Ave. The program will include “String Quintet in G Major, Opus 111” by Johannes Brahms and “String Quintet in C Major, K. 515” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The concert will feature guest artist, violist Max Mandel of Toronto. A chamber musician and solo artist, Mandel is affiliated with the FLUX Quartet, The… Continue Reading »
For the third straight year, Eureka College has been named a military friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine. The magazine annually identifies schools with effective programs to recruit and embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students, according to Sean Collins, vice president at Victory Media, which publishes G.I. Jobs. The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on the 2014 list make recruitment of students with military experience a priority and offer the best… Continue Reading »
Rehearsals are underway for Shakespeare (abridged) Fall 2013 The Eureka College Theater Department will kick off its season with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) ” Sept. 26–28 and Oct. 3–5 in Pritchard Theatre, 300 E. College Ave. Shows will be at 7:30 p.m. Eureka College theater professor Marty Lynch will direct the tongue-in-cheek homage to Shakespeare that covers all 37 of his plays. The play “Hamlet” will be performed by the titular character… Continue Reading »