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MUHLENBERG'S TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM RANKS IN STATE'S TOP QUARTILE
According to the Educational Testing Service, students who completed Muhlenberg College's teacher preparation program in 2000 passed the state licensing exams at a rate of 95 percent. The statewide pass rate was 86 percent, with a total of 84 colleges and universities ranked. Only nine other schools registered a pass rate of 95 percent or better.
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 15:20:00 EST


MUHLENBERG STUDENTS TO PERFORM PLAY "THE LIBRARY" AT HOLOCAUST TRAINING CONFERENCE
Patti Carlis, schools program coordinator for Muhlenberg College's Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, will direct "The Library" on Thursday, December 6, 8 p.m., at the Adams Mark Hotel, City Line and Monument Avenues, Bala Cynwyd. The performance is free and open to the public.
Tue, 04 Dec 2001 13:31:00 EST


MUHLENBERG HOLIDAY BALLET TO BENEFIT LOCAL FOOD BANK
The Muhlenberg College Department of Theatre and Dance will present "The Little Match Girl" in the Baker Theatre on Sunday, December 16 at 4:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door, which will benefit the Allentown Area Ecumenical Food Bank, Inc.
Tue, 04 Dec 2001 13:30:00 EST


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE ANNOUNCES NEW HIRE IN CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Muhlenberg College is pleased to announce that Maureen D. Walz has joined the staff of the Office of Career Development and Placement. Walz will begin her duties as assistant director on November 26.
Wed, 21 Nov 2001 13:33:00 EST


MUHLENBERG'S INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH-CHRISTIAN UNDERSTANDING TO SPONSOR YOUTH CONFERENCE
The Muhlenberg College Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding will sponsor its annual Youth and Prejudice Conference on Tuesday, November 27 and Wednesday, November 28.
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 13:35:00 EST


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE WILL BE THE NEW HOME FOR JEWISH FEDERATION'S HOLOCAUST RESOURCE CENTER
Muhlenberg College will be the new home of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley's Holocaust Resource Center.
Mon, 12 Nov 2001 13:41:00 EST


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE ESTABLISHES RJ FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Through a gift from the RJ Foundation, Muhlenberg College has established the RJ Fellowship Program. The program includes student scholarships, funding for course development, research, faculty development, and the RJ Fellows Symposium, a speakers' series. The program will eventually be permanently endowed.
Mon, 12 Nov 2001 13:36:00 EST


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF NEW TRUSTEES
The Muhlenberg College Board of Trustees elected three new members at its fall meeting last week. Paul L. Vikner of Allentown, Pa., and Elizabeth A. Urmston-Fowle of Porter Ranch, Calif., have been named full trustees. Jeffrey R. Porphy of Harrison, N.Y., has been named an associate trustee.
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 13:59:00 EDT


AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL "WONDERFUL TOWN" OPENS AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
The Muhlenberg Theatre Association presents "Wonderful Town," a Leonard Bernstein musical, opening Friday, October 26.
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 14:27:00 EDT


GUERRILLA GIRLS TO VISIT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
The Guerrilla Girls, an anonymous group of women artists who fight discrimination in the arts, will perform at Muhlenberg College, November 7, 8 p.m., in the Miller Forum of Moyer Hall. The lecture/performance is free and open to the public.
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 14:19:00 EDT


ESSAYIST SCOTT RUSSELL SANDERS TO READ AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Scott Russell Sanders, a celebrated nonfiction writer, will give a public reading at Muhlenberg College, Monday, November 5, 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall in Muhlenberg's Baker Center for the Arts. It is free and open to the public.
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 14:02:00 EDT


ESSAYIST SCOTT RUSSELL SANDERS TO READ AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Scott Russell Sanders, a celebrated nonfiction writer, will give a public reading at Muhlenberg College, Monday, November 5, 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall in Muhlenberg's Baker Center for the Arts. It is free and open to the public.
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 14:17:00 EDT


FORMER NBL UMPIRE TO SPEAK AT MUHLENBERG
Former National Baseball League umpire Dave Pallone will speak at Muhlenberg College on Wednesday, October 24, 7:30 p.m., Miller Forum, Moyer Hall. Pallone's presentation, "Who's Really on First," is sponsored by Muhlenberg's Gay Straight Alliance. It is free and open to the public.
Fri, 19 Oct 2001 14:30:00 EDT


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE TO HOST AFFLERBACH/LOVETT DEBATE
Allentown Mayoral hopefuls Roy Afflerbach and Bob Lovett will participate in a Candidate Forum at Muhlenberg College, Tuesday, October 23, 7 p.m., in the Miller Forum, Moyer Hall.
Mon, 15 Oct 2001 14:40:00 EDT


MUHLENBERG'S MARTIN ART GALLERY TO SHOW DURER EXHIBITION
Muhlenberg College's Martin Art Gallery will present Albrecht Durer: The Life of the Virgin and Selected Master Prints, November 16, 2001 - January 4, 2002. An opening reception will be held Friday, November 16, 4-6 p.m. in the Baker Center for the Arts.
Mon, 15 Oct 2001 14:38:00 EDT


AUTHOR DAVID SEDARIS TO SPEAK AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
David Sedaris, author of bestsellers Barrel Fever, Naked, and, most recently, Me Talk Pretty One Day, will give a public reading and book signing at Muhlenberg College, Monday, October 22, 7 p.m., in the Egner Chapel. Tickets are $5, available through the Box Office at 484-664-3333.
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 14:45:00 EDT


SOCIAL EQUITY DISCUSSION AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Muhlenberg College's Office of Multicultural Life will sponsor a panel discussion titled "A Call to Action: A New Agenda," Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p.m., in the Egner Memorial Chapel. The discussion is free and open to the public.
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 14:41:00 EDT


MUHLENBERG COLLEGE PRESENTS PERFORMING ARTS OF INDIA
Muhlenberg College's Asian Traditions program will sponsor two evenings of traditional Indian music and dance in celebration of life and art:
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 14:49:00 EDT


WOODROW WILSON VISITING FELLOW ROBERT WIENER TO SPEAK AT MUHLENBERG
Robert Wiener, founder and executive director of the California Coalition for Rural Housing Project, will speak at Muhlenberg College, Monday, October 15, 7:30 p.m., in the Miller Forum of Moyer Hall. The lecture, titled "No Place Like Home: Creating Affordable Housing for All," is free and open to the public.
Wed, 26 Sep 2001 14:48:00 EDT


MUHLENBERG'S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT SPONSORS ARTIST'S WORKSHOP WITH LORENZO THOMAS
Noted poet and critic Lorenzo will conduct a workshop as part of Muhlenberg College's Public Engagement Project (PEP), Wednesday, October 3, 4 p.m., in the Miller Forum of Moyer Hall. The discussion will focus on cultural artistic diversity.
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 15:06:00 EDT


LOCAL RELIGIOUS LEADER TO SPEAK AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Mohamed Rajmohamed, a leader and spokesperson of the local Shi'ite community, will address an informal forum at Muhlenberg College, Monday, September 24, 4:30 p.m., Seegers Union 108-109.
Fri, 21 Sep 2001 15:08:00 EDT


MUHLENBERG ESTABLISHES POLLING INSTITUTE
Muhlenberg College has established the Institute for Public Opinion. Under the direction of Christopher Borick, the Institute will conduct public opinion research and polling on local, regional and national issues.
Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:15:00 EDT


Muhlenberg College Receives $500,000 Appropriation To Ensure Students With Disabilities Receive Quality Higher Education
Muhlenberg College has received $500,000 appropriation to expand upon its proven track record of enrolling, graduation, and placing talented students who learn differently in competitive jobs or graduate school.
Fri, 12 Jan 2001 12:00:00 EST