News Archive: 2014

Bauer named to Academic All-America first team
Tyler Bauer of the Muhlenberg men's track and field team was selected to the Academic All-America team for the second year in a row.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:42:00 EDT


The College mourns the loss of Dr. David Amdur
Muhlenberg College remembers Dr. David Amdur
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:33:00 EDT


Scuderi named to all-region team
John Scuderi '14 was named to the Mid-Atlantic All-Region third team by the American Baseball Coaches Association.
Thu, 22 May 2014 09:30:00 EDT


Martin Art Gallery hosts Lehigh Art Alliance 79th Juried Exhibition
The Martin Art Gallery in the Baker Center for the Arts at Muhlenberg College proudly hosts the Lehigh Art Alliance 79th Anniversary Exhibition, June 8 through August 2.
Thu, 22 May 2014 09:19:00 EDT


Basketball All-Star Erin Laney to Deliver Senior Speech
Erin Laney of the Muhlenberg women's basketball team was selected by classmates to give the senior speech at Commencement.
Thu, 15 May 2014 16:08:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Celebrates 2014 Commencement
Muhlenberg awards degrees to 540 recipients in the 166th Commencement Ceremony.
Wed, 14 May 2014 11:15:00 EDT


"Chips for Charity" benefits abused & homeless youth
Delta Zeta and Alpha Tau Omega raise nearly $5000 to assist local non-profit.
Thu, 08 May 2014 15:37:00 EDT


Faculty Promotions Announced
Six Faculty Members Have Earned the Title of Professor
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:13:00 EDT


CC Championships schedules set
Of the six spring sports to hold regular-season qualifying, the Mules had four teams advance to the conference tournament – tied for the most in the league.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:19:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre embarks on 34th theatrical season
This summer's lineup includes 'A Chorus Line,' June 11-29, Muhlenberg premiere of Monty Python's 'Spamalot,' July 9-27, 'Gruff!' original musical for young audiences, June 18 - July 26
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:15:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College's Camp Imagine performing arts camp for middle schoolers nurtures a passion for the arts
Muhlenberg offers month-long program for grades 6-8, free for Allentown School District students, June 30 – July 25
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:30:00 EDT


Peter Pettit, IJCU Director, Selected for National Conference
Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar is offered to 25 faculty members from colleges and universities across the country
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:19:00 EDT


Frontiers in Neuroscience Explores Embodied States, Cognition
Students present contemporary neuroscience research in a lecture performance style.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:43:00 EDT


Anthropologist Denise Brennan to Speak on Human Trafficking
Georgetown prof's talk is the final event in the Center for Ethics series "Sex, Ethics, and Pleasure Politics."
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:25:00 EDT


Pulitzer Prize Winner and American Historian Laureate Ron Chernow Announced as Commencement Speaker
Other individuals receiving honorary degrees will be Henry David Abraham, M.D. ’63, Donald Holder, and Dr. Carson D. Schneck, M.D., Ph.D. ’55
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:10:00 EDT


Bryson Kemp '16 Looks Back on a Week in Hollywood
The sophomore music major reflects on his time in Hollywood as one of the winners of Team Oscar.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:05:00 EDT


Students Participate in 5th Annual Innovation Challenge
12 Teams Present New Venture Ideas
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:27:00 EDT


Muhlenberg's production of "Mad Forest" offers innovative take on Romanian history
A member of the original New York production's creative team brings the story of the 1989 Romanian Revolution to the Lehigh Valley, April 24-26
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:54:00 EDT


The Martin Art Gallery proudly hosts the 2014 Senior Thesis Exhibition
Showcasing the work of Christopher Gerchman, Robert Gordon, Kathryn Harple, Marlee Noah, Devon Skydell, Emily Stein, Andrew Wolfe, Anne Zegers, and Brad Ziegler.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:31:00 EDT


Men's golf finishes strong
A strong second round lifted the Muhlenberg men's golf team to a ninth-place finish at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:49:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College to present premiere Circus Workshop
New storytelling project showcasing actors, dancers, and aerialists debuts on April 25
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:10:00 EDT


Celebrated Chef Maria Liberati to Speak at ‘Berg
Food tasting and book signing to follow talk.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:26:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Chamber Singers to Perform in Harlem
“Harmony in Harlem” features guest appearances by the Muhlenberg Gospel Choir and the Michael Sarian ’08 Quintet.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:58:00 EDT


'Berg Hosts 11th Annual Social Research Social Justice Conference
Activist and Documentary Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki to Discuss Implications of the War on Drugs
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:22:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Receives $1 Million Commitment for Endowed Professorship in Neuroscience
Dr. Jeremy Teissere selected as the Stanley Road Endowed Chair
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:22:00 EDT


Muhlenberg to Host Dr. Seyla Benhabib
The Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale delivers final lecture in the series, "Freedom, Personhood and Justice"
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:18:00 EDT


Jones named pitcher of the week
Junior Kelsey Jones (left) of the Muhlenberg softball team was named Centennial Conference pitcher of the week after throwing back-to-back shutouts.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:32:00 EDT


'Dance Emerge' dance concert showcases eclectic work by emerging student choreographers in a nationally acclaimed program
Dance performance April 10-13 displays talent of 12 young choreographers, 60 dancers
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:22:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College dancers to perform at national festival
Guest choreographer Charlotte Boye-Christensen's 'Key,' featuring five Muhlenberg College dance students, selected for National College Dance Festival, this June at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:24:00 EDT


‘Berg Launches Summer Business Institute
Muhlenberg College will launch the pilot program of a new initiative, Summer Business Institute – Liberal Arts at Work, from June 15 – 28, 2014.
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:08:00 EDT


Ben Folds Returns to Memorial Hall
Ben Folds, singer/songwriter and front man of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, will perform a solo show at Muhlenberg College on Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Memorial Hall at 7:00 p.m.
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:35:00 EDT


Author Jennifer Finney Boylan Delivers Keynote Address for Queer Week
Muhlenberg College kicks off Queer Week programming with “A Life in Two Genders: An Evening with Jennifer Finney Boylan.”
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:13:00 EDT


New Hillel Director Named at Muhlenberg College
Rabbi Melissa B. Simon has been named the new Jewish Chaplain/Hillel director at Muhlenberg College.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:06:00 EDT


Independent Filmmaker and Former MTV Panelist to Speak at ‘Berg
Calvin Sun, an independent filmmaker and former MTV U panelist, presents “Asian-Americans and Sex.”
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:22:00 EDT


Indonesian Percussion Ensemble to Perform, Hold Interactive Workshop
Muhlenberg College will host Gamelan Dharma Swara, an ancient-Indonesian percussion ensemble, on March 22 at 7:00 p.m. in Egner Memorial Chapel.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:10:00 EDT


Men's tennis season preview
The Muhlenberg men's tennis team heads into the spring season with plenty of depth and experience.
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:52:00 EDT


'New Visions' Emerging Artists' Festival to showcase young playwright, directors
Muhlenberg College theater festival includes a play for young audiences, an original one-man show and a rarely-produced Stoppard play
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:17:00 EDT


Brandon Hamilton '16 Looks Forward as Student Body President
Meet Brandon Hamilton '16, Muhlenberg College's new student body president. He's drawing on skills learned both in and out of the classroom to shape his actions in student government.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:26:00 EDT


Center for Ethics Welcomes Biologist Marlene Zuk
The Muhlenberg College Center for Ethics welcomes Marlene Zuk for her talk, “Gender, Bug Sex, and the Scala Naturae,” on Tuesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:13:00 EDT


Mules on TV: Two students make their television debuts
Bryson Kemp '16 and Felisa Wiley '16 reach national audiences through television appearances this week.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:37:00 EST


MIT Musicologist Ellen Harris to Speak at ‘Berg
The talk will be preceded by student vocal performances.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:32:00 EST


United Nations Correspondent Speaks on “Inequality and Violence: The Wide World of Women”
Barbara Crossette ’63, United Nations correspondent for The Nation magazine and former foreign correspondent for The New York Times, presents “Inequality and Violence: The Wide World of Women.”
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:35:00 EST


Veit Stratmann: The Muhlenberg Floor
German artist Veit Stratmann’s installation in the Martin Art Gallery offers visitors a colorful, playful, and thought-provoking experience to engage in visually, physically, and intellectually.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:18:00 EST


Track & field championship preview
The Muhlenberg track and field teams are set to compete in the Centennial Conference Championships
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:47:00 EST


Patrick Molloy '15 is featured in the documentary "One Stroke Difference."
The Stephen McWilliams film follows the blind Muhlenberg College student who found his passion in golf.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:33:00 EST


Muhlenberg College Announces Faculty Promotions
Muhlenberg College announces five faculty members have been granted tenure and promoted by the Board of Trustees.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:11:00 EST


Lora Taub-Pervizpour Named Associate Dean for Digital Learning
Associate professor and chair of Muhlenberg College’s media and communication department has recently been appointed the College’s associate dean for digital learning.
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:28:00 EST


Rebecca Romano '14 looks back on two terms as student body president.
Romano calls the last two years in which she lead Muhlenberg College's Student Government Association "eventful, stressful, but totally worthwhile.”
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:51:00 EST


Standard & Poor’s Affirms ‘Berg’s A+ Rating
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its 'A+' long-term rating and underlying rating on Lehigh County General Purpose Authority, Pa.'s series 2009 college revenue bonds issued for Muhlenberg College.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:08:00 EST


All-female cast brings feminist sensibility to Molière's comedy 'The Learned Ladies'
Muhlenberg College production of 17th century comedy will feature a performance by faculty guest artist Francine Roussel, lighting design by Tony Award-winning designer Rick Fisher
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:16:00 EST


Center for Ethics Hosts Panel on Women’s Sexuality and Reproductive Rights
The Muhlenberg College Center for Ethics will host “Sex, Stigmatization, and Violence,” a panel discussing the sociopolitical factors that contribute to the stigmatization of women’s sexuality and reproductive rights.
Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:14:00 EST


Global Chef Navin Khadilkar to Bring Authentic Indian Flavors to Muhlenberg College
Students at Muhlenberg College will get the opportunity to taste authentic Indian cuisine when Global Chef Navin Khadilkar visits the College from February 13 – 14.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:20:00 EST


Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre announces open audition dates
Auditions for MSMT 2014 season, including 'A Chorus Line' and 'Monty Python’s Spamalot' will be held Feb. 23-24 Technical positions and high school internships also available
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 14:38:00 EST


Muhlenberg College President Randy Helm Will Retire in June 2015
Muhlenberg College President Peyton R. (Randy) Helm has announced his decision to retire June 30, 2015. The announcement came at the end of the College’s Board of Trustees board meeting this weekend.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 13:56:00 EST


Men's basketball knocks off first-place Dickinson
Malique Killing scored 35 points, becoming the first player in program history to record three straight 30-point games
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 08:13:00 EST


Film Scholar Linda Williams Joins Center for Ethics Programming
The Muhlenberg College Center for Ethics welcomes Linda Williams for her talk, “Sex is Too Important To Be Left to the Pornographers,” on Monday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:50:00 EST


Spotlight on Student Scholars - Elizabeth Neary
Elizabeth Neary '14 conducted original research at Muhlenberg College and Princeton University to learn more about one of the most important women writers of the 1890's.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:25:00 EST


Gerhard Rattai presents “The Role of International Organizations Against Human Trafficking in Helping the Survivors of Human Trafficking”
The founder of Two and a Half Miles will discuss human trafficking as part of Center for Ethic's Sex, Ethics and Pleasure Politics series.
Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:14:00 EST



Flank wins loaded bracket at Ursinus
Freshman Jaryd Flank of the Muhlenberg wrestling team won the 125-pound championship at Ursinus' Will Abele Invitational
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:36:00 EST


Muhlenberg College celebrates twenty years of dance with Master Choreographers dance concert
Concert features works by eight acclaimed choreographers, including Bill T. Jones’ D-Man in the Waters
Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:25:00 EST


Muhlenberg honors Mildred Greene in costume retrospective
Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance will remember Mildred Greene, long-time costumer and costume designer, with a special exhibition of her work Feb. 5-27.
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:53:00 EST


Martin Luther King Jr. Week Programming Announced
Muhlenberg College will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with Unheard Voices: The Struggle for Inclusive Equality in the 21st Century, a week of interactive, interdisciplinary programming that runs from January 19 - 24.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:49:00 EST


Girl Band
The Martin Art Gallery opens the spring semester with Girl Band, a group show by mature, contemporary painters whose work is simply described by guest curator Stephanie Buhmann— "Abstraction rooted in color and line."
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:06:00 EST