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Eureka College assistant professor of economics Codrin Nedita will explore how industries in developing nations grow and succeed in a presentation titled “Imitation Towards Innovation” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will examine how industries can either merely imitate industries in other countries or can become innovators. He will cite examples from pharmaceutical firms in India. “As one country develops… Continue Reading »
The Eureka College Faculty Colloquium Series will kick off with "Rethinking the Practice and Pedagogy of Poetry" by Eureka College English professor Kathy Whitson Oct. 29. The colloquiums will be at 3:15 pm in the Gammon Room in Melick Library. They are free and open to the public. Whitson's presentation will explore how her reading of poetry and poetic theory caused her to rethink how she approaches the teaching of poetry. She will discuss the… Continue Reading »
Violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow Pianist Andrea Molina Violinist Marcia Henry Liebenow and pianist Andrea Molina will present a Guest Artist Series recital at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in McCallister Hall in the Chapel at Eureka College. The recital is free and open to the public. The program will feature "Sonata in A Major, Op. 12, No. 2" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "Fantasiestücke, Op. 73" by Robert Schumann, "Violin Sonata in E Major" by Paul Hindemith… Continue Reading »
Eureka College will observe the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall at a ceremony at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Cerf Center. The ceremony is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Reservations can be made by calling 877-892-7823, emailing email@example.com or reserving online. Andriy Pravednyk, Consul General of Ukraine based at the Ukrainian Consulate in Chicago, will speak. Pravednyk has participated in the U.N. General Assembly,… Continue Reading »
Eureka College history professor Junius Rodriguez will present "Bearing Witness in Extraordinary Times" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Cerf Center at Eureka College. A reception will follow. The free, public presentation will trace the life stories and family histories of three African American students who enrolled at Eureka College in fall 1928. The students were part of the most racially diverse freshman class in the college's history up to that point. It… Continue Reading »