Latest News Archive: 2013

MuleMentum: Muhlenberg Looks Back on our Day of Giving
11/12/13 marked Muhlenberg's Day of Giving: MuleMentum. We look back at the campaign that met and exceeded our goal of 910 donors.
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:02:00 EST


Muhlenberg stages a brisk 'Winter's Tale,' Nov. 20-24
Director Troy Dwyer rewires Shakespeare's tragicomedy to speak to contemporary issues and audiences
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:58:00 EST


In Memoriam: The College Mourns the Loss of Dylan Domenick '13
Muhlenberg College Mourns the Loss of Dylan Domenick '13
Sun, 10 Nov 2013 16:01:00 EST


Anne Fausto-Sterling Discusses Gender Identity
Leading expert in biology and gender development gives talk for Center for Ethics
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:12:00 EDT


Two Time Pushcart Prize-Winning Poet Terrance Hayes Gives Public Reading at ‘Berg
Author of Lighthead appears as part of the Living Writers program
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 14:03:00 EDT


College Choir and Chamber Singers “Clap Hands”
Family Weekend concert highlights 20th century classical and jazz works by Jewish American composers
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:57:00 EDT


Running with a “Point”
Earlier this month, the Muhlenberg women’s lacrosse team ran in charity 5K race.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:52:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Participates in “Campaign for Change”
Rev. James Lawson to Lead Community Development Workshop on Campus
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:33:00 EDT


'Moving Stories' dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers, dancers in nationally acclaimed dance program
Mainstage dance performance, Nov. 14-16, features stories told through movement by nine student choreographers, and faculty guest artist Teresa VanDenend Sorge
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:16:00 EDT


Dorothy Roberts to Speak on “Race, Gender, and Reproductive Technologies: The New Biopolitics”
Lawyer and Sociologist gives talk for Center for Ethics
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:04:00 EDT


Center for Ethics Talk Tackles Censorship
Joan E. Bertin, Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship, delivers the first lecture in the series Sex, Ethics, and Pleasure Politics.
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:57:00 EDT


Duquesne University Philosopher Speaks on “Negating Black Personhood through the White Gaze”
Philosophy Professor George Yancy's works focuses primarily on the areas of critical philosophy of race, critical whiteness studies, and philosophy of the Black experience.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:47:00 EDT


Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Kay Ryan Joins Living Writers Series
Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning collection The Best of It: New and Selected Poems, will give a reading at Muhlenberg College on October 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:52:00 EDT


Eleven football players named All-CC; Palladino top rookie
Eleven members of the Muhlenberg football team received All-Centennial Conference honors, combining for 13 spots on the all-star team.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:06:00 EDT


‘Berg Named a 2014 Best Private College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Kiplinger's Personal Finance has included Muhlenberg College on its list of the country’s best values in private colleges.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:31:00 EDT


The Muhlenberg Start-Up Experience 2013: A Two Day Workshop for Social Impact Entrepreneurs
Muhlenberg College encourages students to innovate with "Building Sustainable Cities," one new venture at a time.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:19:00 EDT


The audience decides the outcome of 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'
Rupert Holmes' Tony Award-winning musical calls on the audience to determine the ending to Dickens' unfinished murder mystery
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:22:00 EDT


Muhlenberg guest artist Doppelskope offers existential therapy session — with puppets
The performance duo Doppelskope — Ora Fruchter and Muhlenberg alum Christopher Scheer '07 — brings its trademark show "An Existential Sing-Along" to the Muhlenberg College campus, Oct. 8 and 9.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:18:00 EDT


Two Football Players Earn CC Honors
Two Muhlenberg football players were honored by the Centennial Conference for their play in 38-18 win against Susquehanna.
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 11:29:00 EDT


IJCU's Wallenberg Honors Presented to Ilene Hochberg Wood. Tribute Lecture Given by Yehuda Kurtzer
Institute of Jewish-Christian Understanding honors Ilene Hochberg Wood for philanthropy and community leadership.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:31:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Summer Research Poster Session
Students culminate a summer of research with poster session and public discussion.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:51:00 EDT


Shale Play Politics: The Emerging Role of the American State in the Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing
Muhlenberg hosts Barry Rabe, Professor of Public Policy in the Ford School at the University of Michigan to discuss regulation of fracking.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:59:00 EDT


Banned Books Event Set for Sept. 26 at Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg College Banned Books Week events include improvisational dance and dramatic readings from censored works.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:45:00 EDT


Four to enter Hall of Fame
Muhlenberg College will induct four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 5.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:41:00 EDT


Colm Toibin, Novelist, Journalist & Playwright, to Appear at ‘Berg
Novelist, journalist and playwright Colm Toibin will give a public reading at Muhlenberg College
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 09:48:00 EDT


Stony Brook Philosophy Professor Speaks on “Dignity, Communicative Freedom and the Law”
Eduardo Mendieta, Professor of philosophy at Stony Brook University, will deliver a talk, "Dignity, Communicative Freedom and the Law," on Wednesday September 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:44:00 EDT


Wong saves dozen in scoreless tie
Senior Amanda Wong made a career-high 12 saves as the Muhlenberg women's soccer team recorded its fourth straight shutout
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:57:00 EDT


'New Voices' world premiere festival at Muhlenberg
A festival of world premiere one-act plays, Muhlenberg's 'New Voices,' spotlights talent of emerging playwrights
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:59:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Commits $10 Million to Launch 1:1 Scholarship Match Challenge
In an effort to close the ever-widening affordability gap that could inhibit prospective students from pursuing a college degree, Muhlenberg College has committed $10 million as a matching incentive for donors to establish endowed scholarships.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:29:00 EDT


‘Berg Celebrates Constitution Day 2013
Why Immigration Reform? Perspectives & Possibilities Thurs., Sept. 12 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Seegers Union Event Space
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:57:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Track & Field Coach Publishes Book
Highlights from 30 years of coaching
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:11:00 EDT


Men's tennis duo wins flight
The Muhlenberg men's tennis No. 1 doubles team took first place at the Mule Fall Classic.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:01:00 EDT


Inaugural Alumni Juried Exhibition of Small Work
The Martin Art Gallery and Alumni Relations Office are proud to announce the Inaugural Alumni Juried Exhibition of Small Work, September 5th – 30th in the Galleria Lobby of the Baker Center for the Arts.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:41:00 EDT


Center for Ethics Events Open with Panel Discussion
The Center for Ethics will kick off their fall programming with a campus forum, "How Should We Talk About Sex at Muhlenberg," on Tuesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:25:00 EDT


Men's soccer ranked, Cronin honored
Men's soccer team earned a regional ranking, and senior Nicki Cronin of the women's cross country team earned a conference honor.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 09:24:00 EDT


Novelist Cristina García Kicks Off Living Writers Program
Award-winning author Cristina García will give a public reading at Muhlenberg College
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:24:00 EDT


Center for Ethics Announces Fall Programming: Sex, Ethics, and Pleasure Politics
A year-long series of special events and thematic lectures that aims to develop a comprehensive sexual ethics for the campus community.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:14:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Receives Bronze Rating for Sustainability Efforts from STARS
Muhlenberg College has received a STARS bronze rating for its achievements in sustainability from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:17:00 EDT


Living Writers Series Brings Acclaimed Authors to Campus
"Living Writers," brings six burgeoning and established authors to campus. Readings and book signings open to the public
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:55:00 EDT


‘Berg Participates in Performances of “The Cloth Peddler”
Open Rehearsal to be held in Allentown; Main Performance to be held in Los Angeles
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:59:00 EDT


Scott Sherk: Surround
The Martin Art Gallery proudly continues to develop a tradition of producing sound art exhibitions by featuring Scott Sherk: Surround, August 28 – September 28.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:38:00 EDT


'Berg Featured in the Princeton Review Book, "The Best 378 Colleges" - 2014 Edition
Muhlenberg College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 13:55:00 EDT


Mules honored for academics
‌Five Muhlenberg individuals and two teams were honored this summer for their academic and athletic achievements.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:16:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Named a Top 15 College for Return on Investment
Muhlenberg College has been ranked a top college in Pennsylvania for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:58:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College's acclaimed Theatre & Dance Department announces 2013-2014 season
Mainstage productions include six theater productions, three dance concerts
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:41:00 EDT


WMUH debuts new "Festa D'Italia" program
WMUH 91.7 FM at Muhlenberg College to debut bi-lingual Italian show with host Raffaele Girolamo on Sundays from 4pm - 6pm.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:48:00 EDT


Finley named head cross country coach
Steve Finley, a high school state champion in cross country and two-time Division I All-American in track, hired as head cross country coach.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:37:00 EDT


Muhlenberg sets another application record; registers all-time high in Multicultural admissions
Muhlenberg College has set application records for the upcoming academic year. The College will welcome 582 first-year students this fall, including a record 14.8 percent multicultural students.
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:24:00 EDT


Interim Hillel Director Appointed
Jeremy Brochin will serve as Muhlenberg’s interim Jewish chaplain/Hillel director beginning July 29, 2013.
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:25:00 EDT


Tyler Bauer Named to Academic All-America Second Team
Rising junior Tyler Bauer (right) of the Muhlenberg men's track and field team was selected to the Academic All-America second team.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:41:00 EDT


Summer Music Theatre production of rock opera 'Superstar' explores human side of crucifixion story
Muhlenberg premiere of Webber's 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' opening July 10, embraces the arena-rock elements of the greatest story ever told.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:11:00 EDT


East Hall Renovations and Live Webcam
East Hall, built in 1903 and one of the College's first buildings, is undergoing significant renovations and getting a major addition.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:15:00 EDT


Mayden, Bauer Earn All-America Honors at NCAA
Senior Samantha Mayden and sophomore Tyler Bauer earned All-America honors at the NCAA Track & Field Championships.
Tue, 28 May 2013 11:57:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College and FHI360 Announce Relaunch of Youth Media Reporter Journal
Muhlenberg College and FHI360 are pleased to announce the renewal of the Youth Media Reporter (YMR), the only professional journal dedicated to the youth media field.
Tue, 28 May 2013 09:58:00 EDT


Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Artists
Recent work in the medium of contemporary print-making, or multiples, by thirteen Japanese artists will be on view in the Martin Art Gallery, June 13 – August 2.
Wed, 22 May 2013 16:08:00 EDT


Richmond, Peck Receive Teaching Awards at Commencement 2013
Dr. Katherine Richmond ’00, associate professor of psychology, and Dr. James Peck, associate professor of theatre, were honored with teaching awards at Muhlenberg College’s 165th Commencement on May 19, 2013.
Wed, 22 May 2013 08:39:00 EDT


Ten honored for sportsmanship
Ten Muhlenberg athletes recently were recognized for their behavior on the field, court, course and track
Tue, 21 May 2013 15:20:00 EDT


Two earn All-CC tennis honors
Junior Nina Sanders of the Muhlenberg women's tennis team earned two All-Centennial Conference nods
Mon, 13 May 2013 14:52:00 EDT


Patti Mittleman, Long-Time Muhlenberg Hillel Director Retires
Patti Mittleman, Jewish Chaplain and director of the Hillel program at Muhlenberg College will retire this summer.
Mon, 06 May 2013 10:24:00 EDT


Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Prize Winner Highlight Honorary Degree Recipients at Muhlenberg
Isabel A. Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Warmth of Other Suns, will speak at Muhlenberg College’s 165th Commencement on May 19, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Thu, 02 May 2013 10:35:00 EDT


Richard C. Crist Jr. '77 Named New Chair of Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees
Richard C. Crist Jr. ’77 has been named the new chair of the Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees.
Wed, 01 May 2013 10:21:00 EDT


Civic Theatre Partners with ‘Berg
Muhlenberg College and The Civic Theatre of Allentown have announced a new four-year partnership, beginning July 1, 2013, that will support Civic’s Digital Cinema Challenge and provide Muhlenberg students, faculty, and staff with expanded access to Civic Theatre facilities and programs.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:18:00 EDT


Faculty Promotions Announced
Muhlenberg College is pleased to announce the following faculty members have been promoted to Professor by the Board of Trustees.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:34:00 EDT


IJCU Sponsors Youth and Prejudice Conference for Middle School Students
The Muhlenberg community will welcome over 350 middle schoolers from throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond for the spring Youth and Prejudice: Reducing Hatred Conference on April 30 from 9:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:02:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Embarks on 33rd Theatrical Season
This summer's lineup includes 'Crazy for You,''Jesus Christ Superstar,'and 'Seussical' for young audiences
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:51:00 EDT


Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre announces its 15th summer of middle school arts camp
Muhlenberg offers two month-long programs: Camp Imaginefor grades 6-8, which is free for Allentown School District students,Performing Arts Workshop for grades 9-12. Both programs run July 1-26.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT


Business Prof Participates in event celebrating National Poetry Month
Associate Professor of Business Michael London will participate in an event celebrating National Poetry Month on April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice House, 56 River Street, Bethlehem, Pa.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:15:00 EDT


2013 Senior Thesis Exhibition
The Martin Art Gallery proudly hosts the 2013 Senior Thesis Exhibition.
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EDT


Frontiers in Neuroscience
Frontiers in Neuroscience
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:42:00 EDT


MuhlBox: Special Swishes
Members of the Muhlenberg men's and women's basketball teams held a practice for Special Olympics athletes
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:25:00 EDT


After paying tribute, women's lacrosse wins fourth straight
The Muhlenberg women's lacrosse team took a moment to honor the Seton Hill team before defeating Widener, 15-11
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:56:00 EDT


'Dance Emerge' dance concert showcases eclectic work
Dance performance April 18-21 displays talent of 14 young choreographers, 60 dancers
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:04:00 EDT


Muhlenberg's 'Marriage of Figaro' brings Beaumarchais's 18th century comedy to a modern audience
Director Francine Roussel's production will feature an original musical score by Lehigh Valley composer Mike Krisukas
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:54:00 EDT


Professor Lawrence Lessig Gives Talk for Center for Ethics
Dr. Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University and the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, will deliver a talk.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:58:00 EDT


Professor Peter Holland Delivers The John D.M. Brown Lecture
Dr. Peter Holland, the McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will give the John D.M. Brown Lecture at Muhlenberg College.
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 15:20:00 EDT


'Berg's Oldest Residence Hall Undergoes Renovations
East Hall, dedicated in 1903, will undergo major renovations, and feature a 13,000 square foot addition
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 09:17:00 EDT


‘Berg Hosts 10th Annual Social Research Social Justice Conference
Muhlenberg College will host the tenth annual Social Research Social Justice Conference (SRSJ) in Moyer Hall.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:20:00 EDT


Gil Schpero Named "Ally of the Year" by AIPAC
Gil Schpero '11, assistant director of Hillel, was recently named an "Ally of the Year" by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) for his efforts in guiding student activism.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:47:00 EDT


Falk Selected for National Leadership Development Program
Melissa Falk ’92, associate dean of admission and financial aid, selected to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:41:00 EDT


Natalie (Kulp) Hand ’78 named the College’s new Director of Alumni Relations.
Natalie (Kulp) Hand ’78, P’07, previously a leadership gift officer at Muhlenberg College, has been named the College’s new Director of Alumni Relations.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:39:00 EDT


Top Workplaces 2013
Muhlenberg College has been named one of the Morning Call's Top 30 Places to Work in the Lehigh Valley.
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:39:00 EDT


Natalie Hand Named Director of Alumni Relations
Natalie (Kulp) Hand ’78, P’07, currently a leadership gift officer at Muhlenberg College, has been named the College’s new director of alumni relations. She will become active in her new role April 1.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 09:58:00 EDT


Sister Nora Nash Gives Talk for ‘Berg’s Center for Ethics
Sister Nora Nash, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, will deliver a lecture for this year’s Center for Ethics series Market Values
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:58:00 EDT


Dean Karen Green Honored by Agnes Scott College
Karen Green, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, was honored by her alma mater, Agnes Scott College, as a part of their Founders Day celebration on February 15, 2013.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:58:00 EDT


'New Visions' Directors' Festival to Showcase Promising Young Directors
March 20-24 Festival Includes 'Iphigenia and Other Daughters,' Evening of One-Act Plays
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:58:00 EST


'Berg Forges Partnership with NYC-Based Larry Singer Studios
Muhlenberg College has partnered with Larry Singer Studios, a comprehensive acting studio in New York City, to offer an accredited summer acting experience for its theatre and dance students.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:58:00 EST


Partnership With NYC-Based Larry Singer Studios
Muhlenberg College has partnered with Larry Singer Studios, a comprehensive acting studio in New York City, to offer an accredited summer acting experience for its theatre and dance students.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:39:00 EST


Alternative Spring Break Trips Send Students to D.C., Memphis, New Orleans, and North Carolina
Instead of participating in the typical revelry associated with spring break, 49 Muhlenberg students will embark upon four service-based “alternative” spring break programs next week.
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 09:58:00 EST


Martin Art Gallery Hosts Patterned Lineage: Facing, Backing & the Space Between March 13 – April 13, 2013
Patterned Lineage: Facing, Backing and the Space Between includes new work by Lisa A. Turngren that examines personal and societal inheritances from the past, how these inheritances inform the present and their relationship to future narratives while taking into account the patterns and marks that imprint the spaces between.
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:58:00 EST


Muhlenberg College Announces Faculty Promotions
Muhlenberg College is pleased to announce the following faculty members have been granted tenure and promoted to the title of associate professor by the Board of Trustees.
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:58:00 EST


Professor Benjamin Hale Gives Talk for ‘Berg’s Center for Ethics
Dr. Benjamin Hale, assistant professor of philosophy and environmental studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will give a lecture for this year’s Center for Ethics series Market\Values
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:58:00 EST


Music Department Concert to Showcase Vocal and Instrumental Faculty, Composer and Special Guests
Muhlenberg College’s music department will present a concert marking the 60th birthday of composer Dr. Douglas Ovens, long-time chair of the department, and featuring 10 members of the teaching faculty, student performers and an pianist Hanchien Lee, an honored guest.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 09:58:00 EST


‘Berg Hosts Latin American Film Festival
The department of languages, literatures and cultures at Muhlenberg College will host a Latin American Film Festival from Sunday, February 10 through Sunday, February 17, 2013.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


Muhlenberg's 'Bartholomew Fair' Offers 'mix of punk and puritan,' Still Relevant 400 years After Debut
Ben Jonson's comedy 'bursts to life' Feb. 21-24 on Muhlenberg College stage
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Announces Open Audition Date
Auditions for MSMT 2013 season, including Crazy for You and Jesus Christ Superstar will be held Feb. 17-18 Technical positions and high school internships also available.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


Upcoming exhibit at Muhlenberg gives patrons behind-the-scene look at costume design process
The Art of Design, Feb. 25 – March 17 showcases professional costume designers and their processes
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


Historian Hasia Diner to Speak on “Jewish Peddlers in America"
Historian Hasia Diner will give a talk, “Jewish Peddlers in America,” on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


Professor Angus Burgin Speaks on Free Markets for Center for Ethics
Dr. Angus Burgin, assistant professor of Burginhistory at Johns Hopkins University, will kick off this semester’s Center for Ethics series Market\Values on Tuesday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 09:58:00 EST


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Four to enter Hall of Fame

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Muhlenberg College Participates in “Campaign for Change”