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In the News - Spring 2015    


The Morning Call

  • Author Heather Harlen '97 has her new book featured. The cover design was done by Scott Snyder, director of theatre/dance marketing at the College. Read More
  • Jane Hudak, dean of the Wescoe School, and Chris Hooker-Haring, dean of admission and financial aid, are quoted in an article about President Obama's new proposal to provide free community college tuition to all citizens. Read More
  • Chris Borick will co-present "the future of political polling" at the Pennsylvania state capitol. The College's Institute of Public Opinion finished first among all college polling services and fourth among all polling organizations (including ABC, Time, CNN) based on accuracy. Read More
  • Roberta Meek, acting director of African Studies, is interviewed about Martin Luther King Week. There will be a larger print story over the weekend. Read More
  • The College is briefly mentioned in a story about Michigan basketball player Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman, whose father Dawud is an assistant basketball coach at 'Berg. Read More
  • Senior Malique Killing is mentioned in a collegiate basketball column. Killing has a chance to break the school's all-time scoring record tonight. Read More
  • Alumnus Matt Sorrentino has been elected board chair for the law firm Norris McLaughlin. Read More
  • The College is briefly mentioned in a story about women's college basketball. Alumna Sheila Cook is in his second year as an assistant coach at the University of Scranton. Read More
  • Alumnus and former football player Ed Easterly has been named a partner at Norris McLaughlin law firm. Read More
  • Frank Dangello of Northwestern Lehigh High School is listed as committed to Muhlenberg to play football. Read More
  • Master Choreographers is one of the events highlighted for this weekend. Read More
  • Peter Saenger, Acopian Ornithological Specialist, is quoted in an article on feeding your backyard birds. Read More
  • The College is briefly mentioned in a flashback sports column. Reinout Brugman scored 26 points to lead the Mules to the 1985 MAC Southwest title. Read More
  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in a story about Governor Tom Wolf and the natural gas tax. Read More
  • "The Miss Firecracker Contest" is among the upcoming productions highlighted. Read More
  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in an article about Philadelphia hosting the Democratic Convention. Read More
  • The latest Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll, about Attorney General Kathleen Kane, is featured. Read More
  • Senior basketball player Leanna Tallamy was the Lehigh Valley player of the year, while fellow senior Malique Killing was named All-Lehigh Valley. Read More
  • Scott Sherk, professor of art, is one of the curators of the exhibit "Past Present: Conversations Across Time" at the Allentown Art Museum. The exhibit opens Sun. Read More
  • Alumna Marie McConnell has been named shareholder at the firm of Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba, P.C. Read More
  • Jonah Adamcik, who will enroll at 'Berg this fall, has announced his candidacy for the Allentown School board. Read More
  • The latest Muhlenberg College/Morning Call "quality of life" poll is featured. The survey shows a more positive feeling about the economy from Lehigh Valley residents. Read More

Channel 69 News

  • Mark Wolfmeyer, assistant professor of education, is interviewed about the impact of full day kindergarten. Read More
  • Brian Miller, assistant football coach for the Mules, has been named head coach at Bangor High School. Read More
  • Senior Cat McClellan is interviewed about National Frozen Yogurt Day. Read More
  • Dean of admission and financial aid Chris Hooker-Haring will be a guest on Business Matters. The show airs TONIGHT at 7;30 pm on TV 69.
  • Dean of admission and financial aid Chris Hooker-Haring was a panelist on the "Business Matters" program. The topic was the cost of higher education. Read More

Easton Express-Times

  • Alumnus and Hall of Fame football player Jason Brader is featured as he opens his new sports performance facility.
  • The College is mentioned in an article on an audio description training workshop sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Arts Council. Read More
  • The College is mentioned in an article on The Wishing Steps at Cedar Crest College. Read More
  • Miss Firecracker Contest is listed as one of 10 things to do in the Lehigh Valley this week. Read More
  • Senior Leanna Tallamy is featured after winning Lehigh Valley player-of-the-year honors. Read More

Pittsburgh Tribune Review

  • Alumnus Marty Briner and his wife are featured for their bird carvings. Read More
  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in a story about Governor Wolf appointed a trans-gender doctor to the post of physician general. Read More

The Philadelphia Inquirer

  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in an article about Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Read More
  • Kathy Harring, dean of institutional assessment and academic planning, is mentioned in a story about a Pocono architect and home builder. Read More

Muhlenberg Web Sports

  • Women's hoop team hammers Swarthmore to register fifth straight win; Emily Lesher and Drew Swedberg named to the Lehigh Valley Small College Scholar-Athlete team. Read More
  • Men's and women's basketball teams defeat Ursinus; Senior Malique Killing sets men's all-time scoring record. Read More
  • Women's basketball team clinches playoff spot with win over Haverford. Read More
  • Men's hoop team tops Haverford, stays alive for a playoff bid. Read More
  • Men's and women's basketball teams sweep Gettysburg; wrestlers drop two; track teams register one gold and two ECAC qualifiers. Read More
  • Wrestlers sweep a dual meet and make history. Read More
  • Mules knock off Elizabethtown in women's basketball. Read More
  • Men's hoop team falls at Swarthmore. Read More
  • Women's basketball team wins big on senior night. Read More
  • Several Mules post strong results as Susquehanna track and field Invitational. Read More
  • Mules finish sixth and three individuals finish in top four at Centennial Conference wrestling championships. Read More
  • Men's basketball team loses in home finale. Read More
  • Senior Leanna Tallamy was named Pete Nevins Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Player of the Year. Read More
  • Stevens holds off Mules in women's basketball. Read More
  • Mules maul Bryn Mawr in women's basketball. Read More
  • Four wrestlers win, but Mules still fall to Elizabethtown. Read More

Miscellaneous Sources...

Broadway World

  • James Peck, professor of theatre and dance, will dierct "True West" at the Touchstone Theatre. Read More
  • James Peck, professor of theatre and dance, directs True West at the Touchstone Theatre. Read More

Pittsburgh News

  • A recent Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll on same-sex marriage is referenced. Read More

Animal Sense Magazine

  • Dan Klem, Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology, has his research about bird fatalties and glass structures featured in Animal Sense magazine. Read More

Ecumenical News

  • There is an article about John I. Williams Jr. being named the first African-American to lead an ELCA college. Read More

Buffalo News

  • Tom Perkovich named head football coach at Susquehanna University. Read More

Wallet Hub

  • Chris Hooker-Haring, dean of admission and financial aid, is featured on this higher education site. He comments on college towns as part of a larger story on the best college towns in America. Read More

Chambersburg Public Opinion

  • Chris Borick, political science, is quoted in an article on Tom Wolf. Read More

Sunbury Daily Item

  • Tom Perkovich, assistant football coach, has been named head coach at Susquehanna University. Read More

Cnn

  • A piece written by Jacy Good '08 is featured. Read More

C N N

  • Jacy Good '08 was featured on CNN. Good was in a car accident on graduation day. The accident killed her parents and she was severely injured. She is now one of the nation's leading acvocates against texting while driving. Read More

Wilkes Barre Citizen Voice

  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in an article about Governor Tom Wolf's political agenda. Read More

Dance Journal

  • Master Choreographers, the upcoming dance concert, is featured. Read More

The Atlantic

  • The College is briefly mentioned in a story about SAT scores and college admissions for multicultural students. Read More

WDIYFM

  • The public radio interview with Ben Carter (anthropology) about the dig at the Moravian Historical Society can be heard here. Read More

Pittsburgh Business Times

  • The College is included in a list of fundraising efforts by colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. Read More

Hazelton Standard Speaker

  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in a story about former state treasurer Rob McCord, who pled guilty to extortion charges. Read More

Montgomery News

  • The College is briefly mentioned in a story about poet and performance artist Ursula Rucker. Read More

Springfield Republican

  • Alumna Ellen Keiter named chief curator of the Eric Carle Museum. Read More


Other

  • The College is mentioned in the ACFAS newsletter. Alumnus and parent Dr. Ray Fritz is quoted about the excellent pre-med students at 'Berg. Read More
  • Paul McEwan, associate professor of media and communication and director of the film studies program, is quoted in an article about the 100th anniversary of the film "Birth of a Nation." Read More
  • John I. Williams Jr. is announced as the College's next president. Read More
  • The Noshery was mentioned in an article in Hakol Lehigh Valley for catering a lunch for PrimeTime at the J.
  • The College was mentioned in HaKol Lehigh Valley in an article about Patty Carlis, who was the coordinator of the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding for 10 years.
  • Muhlenberg College Hillel is mentioned in an article in HAKOL Lehigh Valley about a community wide project they are helping to sponsor; ONE HAND,ONE HEART.
  • Paramus football star Tyler Smith signs with Muhlenberg. Read More
  • The Acopian Center for Ornithology is mentioned in a story about the Hawk Mountain Bird Sanctuary. Read More
  • Jeff Rudski, professor of psychology, is quoted in an article about superstition and Friday the 13th. Read More
  • Ethan Weg '16 published an essay in Sh'ma, a journal of Jewish ideas. Read More
  • Chris Borick, professor of political science, is quoted in an article about Hillary Clinton and Pennsylvania politics. Read More
  • Alumnus David Stanger is featured. Read More
  • A Muhlenberg College/University of Michigan poll on climate change is cited. Read More
  • The Broken Umbrella Theatre, comprised largely of Muhlenberg alums, is featured. Read More
  • Alumnus Rev. Craig Dorward and his wife Marian were part of a celebration of couples married more than 60 years. Read More