If You Build It, They Will Om
This entrepreneur alum drew upon her liberal-arts education to open two yoga and barre studios in her home city.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 07:52 AM
Muhlenberg Continues to Expand Educational Opportunity for Low- and Moderate-income Students
Enrolling a more economically diverse first-year class and attracting more veterans are part of the College’s efforts to increase educational accessibility.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:21 AM
Muhlenberg Voice Faculty Member Wins Grammy; Three Others Nominated
Three out of the five nominated works in the Best Choral Performance category were tied to members of the College community.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 03:49 PM
A Member of the Muhlenberg College Faculty is Promoted and Another Receives Tenure
Susan Kahlenberg was promoted and Brooke Vick was granted tenure by the Board of Trustees on the recommendation of President John I. Williams, Jr. and Provost Kathy Harring.
Friday, November 2, 2018 05:00 PM
From the ER to the State House
Dana Scholar Kevan Shah ’22 spent the summer contributing to a report about opioid addiction in New Jersey that’s now with state legislators.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:30 AM
My Road from Muhlenberg to Medical School
In my second year at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, I’m still benefiting from what I learned as an undergraduate.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 10:52 AM
Faculty Diversity Conference Draws Liberal-Arts Leaders to Muhlenberg
The conference reinforced the College’s pledge to attract, hire and retain a diverse professoriate and to share best practices with peer institutions.
Friday, December 7, 2018 08:57 AM
In Memoriam: Patti Mittleman
Muhlenberg College mourns the November 23 loss of Patti Mittleman, long-time director of Hillel and a beloved member of the Muhlenberg family.
Monday, November 26, 2018 09:00 AM
CBS Show to Feature Late Football Coach Mike Donnelly
The episode is set to air this Thursday afternoon.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 02:54 PM
When Your Textbook Is Free, That’s Amore
The College’s introductory Italian course is the first to use a faculty-generated Open Educational Resource instead of a costly textbook.
Monday, November 19, 2018 08:13 AM
'New Voices / New Visions' showcases talents of female student directors & playwrights
Short plays encounter adolescent friendship, Jewish mythology and outcast solidarity, Nov. 28 – Dec. 2 in the Studio Theatre in Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 08:56 AM
Muhlenberg Launches Shankweiler Scholars Pre-Med Honors Program
This fall, Muhlenberg debuted Shankweiler Scholars, an honors program that celebrates the College’s historic strength in health profes¬sions preparation.
Friday, November 16, 2018 10:26 AM
Behind the Scenes of Philadelphia’s Media World
During my last fall at Muhlenberg, I took advantage of an opportunity to meet employers in the field that I am interested in.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 03:08 PM
"Moving Stories" Showcases Student Choreographer Work in a Nationally Acclaimed Dance Program
The Nov. 8-10 dance performances display the talent of 10 young choreographers as well as faculty choreographer Teresa VanDenend Sorge, with more than 60 dancers.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 11:37 AM
Election Day at Muhlenberg
Muhlenberg students can vote in Seegers Union, and two connected nonpartisan groups at the College are working to ensure they take advantage of this privilege.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 08:28 AM
The Early Bird Gets the Worm Research Published
An intensive undergraduate research experience opened this alumna’s eyes to the possibilities of a career in laboratory science.
Friday, November 2, 2018 03:00 PM
You’ve Got a Friend in Pennsylvania
This bond between a local couple and a senior from Vietnam shows what’s possible when members of Muhlenberg’s Board of Associates are able to connect with international students.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 01:59 PM
Midterm Elections: Muhlenberg Students and Professor Chris Borick on BBC World News
The segment will air Tuesday, October 30, on BBC World News, the 24-hour news channel seen around the world, and on BBC World News America on PBS stations around the country.
Monday, October 29, 2018 06:01 PM
Checking in With Jacy Good ’08
A car crash on the way home from Commencement killed her parents and left her permanently injured. Today, Good and her husband, Steve Johnson ’08, speak to more than a hundred groups annually about the dangers of distracted driving.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 02:14 PM
Ride On: New Bike-Share Program Comes to Campus
Muhlenberg College and the Allentown Parking Authority are partnering with Zagster for a fun, green and affordable way to get around campus and explore the city. A kickoff celebration took place October 26.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:57 AM
Leading Environmental Scientist Susan Shaw To Address the Ethics of the Anthropocene at Muhlenberg College
Woodrow Wilson Fellow and founder of the Shaw Institute will present a public talk, "Science, Lies and Politics," as part of the College's Center for Ethics Speaker Series on Tuesday, October 23.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 01:44 PM
One Young Alumna’s Job-Shadow Success Story
The Career Center connected Becca MacKillop ’18 with Caroline Dorn '15, an experience that helped MacKillop get hired.
Friday, October 19, 2018 10:41 AM
Magical, Mysterious 'Brigadoon' Resurfaces at Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance presents Lerner & Loewe's enchanted Golden Age musical, Oct. 26 – Nov. 4.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 02:22 PM
Supreme Court Discussion Draws a Crowd
While the lecture focused mainly on the Court’s history, the subsequent Q&A session allowed for a dialogue about current events.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:14 AM
First Amendment Forum Explores Constitutional Freedoms
Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion surveys 800 Parkland High School students to compare their knowledge and beliefs to national results.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 03:04 PM
Muhlenberg College Appoints Lora Taub-Pervizpour as Dean for Digital Learning
Taub-Pervizpour will work on the continued development of online/blended courses that meet Muhlenberg’s highest standards of teaching and academic integrity, including courses for new Wescoe School of Continuing Education programs.
Friday, September 28, 2018 00:34 PM
A Career She Can Believe In
Alyssa D'Addio '11 earned a director-level promotion at the organization that helped facilitate her late father's organ and tissue donations.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 04:33 PM
More Than 60 Students to Present Their Summer Research
Undergraduate research flourished at Muhlenberg this summer. Students will share their work with the campus community on Saturday, September 22.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 05:03 PM
Living Writers Series 2018: Meet Award-Winning Authors, Including Novelist Zadie Smith, at Muhlenberg College this Fall
The series has been bringing both burgeoning and established authors to campus since 1994.
Monday, September 10, 2018 04:14 PM
Elections 2018: The Politics of Urgency and Uncertainty
Nonpartisan lecture and event series at Muhlenberg College addresses the issues surrounding midterm elections.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 11:45 AM
Muhlenberg College Appoints Brooke Vick as Associate Provost for Faculty and Diversity Initiatives
The new administrative role will support faculty development and fulfill a leadership role in Muhlenberg’s diversity, inclusion and equity efforts.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:02 AM
Center for Ethics Announces 2018-2019 Programming: "The Ethics of the Anthropocene: Crisis Earth"
The 2018-2019 Muhlenberg College Center for Ethics’ programming launches September 7.
Monday, August 27, 2018 08:46 AM
Muhlenberg College welcomes new faculty for the 2018-19 academic year
Seventeen new faculty members represent a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise.
Friday, August 31, 2018 03:35 PM
A Seat at the International Table
Brigid Deegan ’19 spent the summer immersed in meetings and negotiations at the United Nations on behalf of the Republic of Palau.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 08:48 AM
Muhlenberg College's Institute of Public Opinion Earns Top Rating
Powered by student pollsters, the Institute earned an A in the 2018 national rating published by polling analysis website FiveThirtyEight.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 04:45 PM
Exposing Allentown’s Invisible Health Hazard
This summer, public health student Rashida Haye ’20 and her advisor presented the radon-communication research they collaborated on to state government officials.
Friday, August 10, 2018 04:24 PM
The Princeton Review Names Muhlenberg College Theatre Program One of the Nation's Best
Muhlenberg is again featured in the latest edition of the college guide, "The Best 384 Colleges."
Friday, August 10, 2018 01:12 PM
Behind the Music
Helen Ranieri-Cordes ’21 helps take the first steps toward digitizing the archives of The Allentown Band, a local institution.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 04:46 PM
Bonding Over the Brain
Muhlenberg’s neuroscience faculty members host a fully-funded “summer camp for nerds” for rising high-school seniors from around the world.
Friday, August 3, 2018 01:29 AM
Another Summer in the Books
Smart networking helped this rising senior find—and land—an internship in the publishing field.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 00:18 PM
Next Stop, Senegal
This international student hopes to visit the western end of her home continent to work closely with a social movement she learned about at Muhlenberg.
Friday, July 27, 2018 08:23 AM
How New Technology May Help Heal Old Traumas
This summer, one lab is using virtual reality goggles to experiment with human memory.
Monday, July 23, 2018 00:41 PM
President John I. Williams, Jr. Named Vice-Chair of Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts
The two-year appointment will begin with the start of the 2018-2019 academic calendar.
Friday, July 20, 2018 02:05 PM
Like Herding Dogs
A summer internship in human resources requires Emily Searles '19 to draw upon what she’s learned as a double major in theatre and business.
Thursday, July 19, 2018 10:14 AM
Heeding the Call to Power The Network
Jason Steinberg '11 and the Career Center help ready business students for success
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 11:44 AM
A.J. Barnold ’09 examines video and data to help U.S. women's soccer be the best in the world.
Friday, July 13, 2018 09:28 AM
Home District Advantage
A summer internship in her representative’s office allows this rising junior to work on the issues she cares about most.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 08:20 AM
"How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying": Sixties satire of big business comes to Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre
Broadway star, TV personality and Muhlenberg alumnus Frankie Grande stars in musical lampoon of 20th century American corporate life.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 04:55 PM
A New Perspective on a Long-Ago Event
This rising senior looks into an under-researched facet of Central African history.
Friday, July 6, 2018 10:04 AM
A Show Business Transaction
An alumnus found talented actors to bring his short play to life; the students he cast made their Manhattan stage debut.
Thursday, June 28, 2018 09:35 AM
Muhlenberg’s Distinguished Guests
A recent graduate dug into the College’s archives to create an interactive timeline of the most significant visitors to come to campus in the 20th century.
Monday, June 25, 2018 02:28 PM
A Global Education, Abroad and at Home
Two semesters off campus—one in France and one in D.C.—nurtured this young alumna’s passion for the French language.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 08:47 AM
Ninth Annual Innovation Challenge Highlights Student Entrepreneurship
The winning student is creating a platform to connect refugees in need of legal services with lawyers.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 03:40 PM
'TAL: Beyond Imagination' Explores Creativity, Imagination with Humor and High-Flying Theatrics
The Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre all-ages circus production runs June 27 - July 28 in the studio theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance.
Monday, June 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Hearing Students’ Voices, No Matter the Language
Working with adults through the office of community engagement helped shape this aspiring elementary school teacher’s approach in the classroom.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 03:09 PM
Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Asks Audiences to ‘Be Our Guest’
'Beauty and the Beast' breathes new life into the fairytale classic, opening June 14.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 09:21 AM
A Lifetime of Learning
One 2018 graduate took an unconventional path toward earning her English degree.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 09:46 AM
Finding Common Ground
A recent grad credits Muhlenberg for allowing her to pursue all her interests—technologic, artistic and athletic.
Friday, June 1, 2018 03:43 PM
Muhlenberg College Announces Appointment of Brian Speer as Vice President of Communications
Speer will oversee the office of communications and serve as a member of the President’s senior staff, effective June 11.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:35 AM
A Commencement That’s Only the Beginning
In its first year with a new director, Muhlenberg’s Chamber Choir took the stage at three graduation-related events.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 00:28 PM
Fielding Their Dreams, Following Their Faith
How the Mules baseball community rallies to help two observant Jews pitch for the team
Thursday, May 24, 2018 02:02 PM
Summer Study at Muhlenberg Means Lots of Choices, Outstanding Faculty
The program offers more than 80 courses across the curriculum, including 22 online or blended courses, for new and returning students.
Monday, May 21, 2018 10:45 AM
Muhlenberg Commencement Speaker Tells Grads to ‘Find Your Right’
Honorary degree recipient Robert Loeffler ’70 draws upon a life-changing aid trip to Haiti that inspired him to apply to Doctors Without Borders.
Friday, May 18, 2018 01:22 PM
Open Doors: Here's Where Some of Our 2018 Graduates Are Headed
Muhlenberg opens doors to a world of possibilities. Take a look at what a few of our Class of 2018 graduates are doing next.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 05:02 PM
When Seeing Red Is a Good Thing
The Cardinal Key Society, a group of friendly, knowledgeable students, will be working to ensure Commencement goes smoothly for graduates and their guests.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 09:25 AM
Muhlenberg College Announces Faculty Promotions
Two members of the faculty, Amy T. Hark and Joseph M. Keane, were recently promoted to full professorship by the Board of Trustees on the recommendation of President John I. Williams, Jr. and Provost Kathy Harring.
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:05 AM
Muhlenberg College’s Institute of Public Opinion Has Been Making National News
CNN cites the College’s “gold standard” polling institute.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 00:09 PM
Muhlenberg College Announces Appointment of Rabbi Rachmiel Gurwitz as Jewish Chaplain and Hillel Director
Gurwitz will serve as a key member of the College Chaplain’s senior leadership team and serve as representative for Jewish student life at Muhlenberg College, effective July 16.
Friday, May 11, 2018 00:15 PM
Muhlenberg College Announces Appointment of the Reverend Kristen Glass Perez as College Chaplain
Glass Perez will oversee all religious life programs and serve as a member of the President’s senior staff, effective June 15.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 04:55 PM
Muhlenberg College Honored with Tree Campus USA Recognition
The College is among select institutions honored for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 04:23 PM
Muhlenberg Celebrates Student, Faculty and Staff Achievements at 2018 Honors Convocation
Chris Borick, professor of political science, delivered the convocation address: "Questioning Yourself: The Value of Self Reflection in a Polarized Era."
Monday, April 30, 2018 08:45 AM
Jake Krol '18 on How to Land the Big Internship
Mixing it up with the media is this senior's specialty.
Friday, April 27, 2018 03:38 PM
Practicing the Art of the Remix
Muhlenberg professor and author Francesca Coppa on community, collaboration and fanning the fanfiction zeitgeist
Monday, April 16, 2018 09:35 AM
"for colored girls" — Ntozake Shange’s Landmark Choreopoem Celebrates the Stories of Black Women
Muhlenberg College Theatre & Dance presents Ntozake Shange’s “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,” a spiritual—and deeply personal—celebration of black womanhood, directed by Sharrell D. Luckett.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 08:00 AM
Muhlenberg Joins American Talent Initiative, Aiming to Educate More High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate-Income Students
The College joins 100 institutions committed to enrolling an additional 50,000 accomplished lower-income college students nationwide.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 05:29 PM
Kelly Tornetta '19 is Named a 2018-19 Rossing Physics Scholar
A physics major and mathematics minor, Kelly is one of 12 annual award winners nationwide.
Monday, April 16, 2018 10:57 AM
Bea Collins ’19 Ascends to Meet Her Ambitions
International studies student loves the view and her family ties, studying abroad in Scotland.
Monday, April 9, 2018 00:17 PM
"Dance Emerge" Concert Showcases Eclectic Work by Student, Alumni and Faculty Artists
Dance performance April 18-21 displays talent of five student choreographers and four guest artists, showcasing the talent of more than 50 dancers.
Monday, April 9, 2018 10:02 AM
Stephen Koester ’19 Finds His Future in Tanzania
In a study abroad semester, an athlete trains for his dream career.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 11:45 AM
Composer Doug Ovens Presents Farewell Concert, a Celebration of Long Muhlenberg Career
Part of Muhlenberg’s Contemporary Music Festival, the free concert of chamber works takes place Tuesday, April 10.
Monday, April 2, 2018 06:14 PM
Holocaust Program Confronts Modern Hatred, Inspires Service and Hope
Middle school students learn powerful lessons at Youth and Prejudice Conference
Thursday, March 29, 2018 02:32 PM
Muhlenberg Voice Students Win Big at District Auditions
The College claimed eight prize winners at this year's National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 04:55 PM
Orthopedic Surgeon and Humanitarian Dr. Robert D. Loeffler '70 to Deliver 2018 Muhlenberg College Commencement Address
Dr. Robert D. Loeffler '70 will serve as Commencement speaker and will receive an honorary doctorate. Additional honorary degree recipients include composer Morten Lauridsen, public policy advocate Heather C. McGhee, humanitarian Elissa Montanti and human rights activist, former mayor of Atlanta, GA and United Nations ambassador Andrew Young.
Thursday, March 22, 2018 00:05 PM
'Glory' slashes its way onto Muhlenberg stage
Faculty member Holly Cate's epic adaptation of Shakespeare’s bloodiest histories holds court on the Muhlenberg College Mainstage, April 5-8
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 03:19 PM
Wanted: Help to Stop Hate, Sow Hope
At Muhlenberg College's Youth and Prejudice Conference, student volunteers can effect real change in young lives.
Friday, March 16, 2018 11:45 AM
Men's Lacrosse Receives Votes in National Poll
The best start in program history has earned the Muhlenberg men's lacrosse team some national recognition.
Monday, March 12, 2018 00:15 PM
Ready at a Moment's Notice: Inside the Life-Saving Operations of Muhlenberg EMS
Hands-on experience and camaraderie serve as a strong draw for the students involved in this critical campus safety response team.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 08:00 AM
Farida Jalalzai will Present ‘Women’s Political Empowerment Across the Globe’
An expert on women in executive leadership and politics, Jalalzai will speak on campus March 14.
Monday, March 5, 2018 09:37 PM
Muhlenberg College Announces Faculty Tenure Promotions
Five members of the faculty were promoted and granted tenure by the Board of Trustees on the recommendation of President John I. Williams, Jr. and Provost Kathy Harring.
Monday, February 26, 2018 01:22 PM
Muhlenberg College to Host Hispanic Film Festival
The department of languages, literatures & cultures welcomes the community to a Hispanic film festival March 12–18.
Friday, February 23, 2018 11:01 AM
Cerminara Wins at Centennial Conference Championships
Gennaro Cerminara '19 captured the gold medal as one of three placewinners for Muhlenberg wrestling at the Centennial Conference Championships.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 08:30 AM
For Incoming Students Interested in Health Professions, Muhlenberg’s Cooperative Programs Offer an Edge
While the programs allow students to save a year of time and tuition, these three young alumnae’s success stories—in three different fields—prove that’s not the only advantage.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 03:02 PM
Shane Burcaw and Sarah Yunusov, Founders of ‘Laughing at My Nightmare,’ to Speak at Raker Lecture
The event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 21.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 09:42 AM
A Professor, an Alumnus and a Student Walk Into a Committee Meeting...
A close student-faculty relationship catalyzed the journey of one now-alumnus into the industry he hoped to join after graduation.
Friday, February 9, 2018 02:00 PM
Muhlenberg Hosts Conference on the United Nations and Women
The events include talks and discussion sessions with United Nations representatives.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 10:59 AM
Math Rules: Student Research on Partisan Gerrymandering Supports Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision
Muhlenberg research and state court agree the congressional district map is unconstitutional and call for a redraw.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 00:57 PM
'Ubu Roi' Serves Up Searing Scatological Satire, Feb. 21-25
Muhlenberg College’s Francine Roussel directs a politically resonant production of a century-old absurdist French play that she says shows ‘not a single wrinkle.’
Friday, February 2, 2018 09:15 AM
Three Muhlenberg Basketball Players Reach 1,000-Point Milestone
If it seems like the cheering at Memorial Hall has been louder the last two weeks, there's a good reason: Three Muhlenberg basketball seniors reached the 1,000-point milestone in home wins in a span of eight days.
Thursday, February 1, 2018 01:20 PM
Smoke Free Is the Way to Be
One public health major catalyzed an upcoming change to campus policy based on his research, which showed community support for the initiative.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:02 AM
Muhlenberg Named to Princeton Review’s 2018 Edition of "Colleges That Pay You Back"
Muhlenberg College has again been named one of the nation’s top 200 schools based on academics, affordability and career prospects in the 2018 edition of The Princeton Review's "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck."
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 04:20 PM
Women's Lacrosse Receives Votes in Preseason Poll
The Muhlenberg women's lacrosse team received votes in the 2018 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division III preseason poll.
Monday, January 29, 2018 11:43 AM
Troubling Truth: Muhlenberg College’s Center for Ethics Series Continues this Spring
Upcoming events will examine the religious and political conflict between Palestinians and Israelis, the American heroin epidemic, and privacy and discrimination in today’s digital environment.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 01:36 PM
Muhlenberg College Hosts Guest Speaker Blair Taylor, Leading Business and Nonprofit Executive
The Muhlenberg community will host leading business and nonprofit executive Blair Taylor for a public lecture entitled "A World of Change: Ethics, Leadership and Global Citizenship in the 21st Century."
Thursday, January 25, 2018 00:00 PM
Two Theatre Students Are Finalists in a Selective Disney Competition
The team is one of just six invited to present (and interview for Walt Disney Imagineering internships) in California next week.
Friday, January 19, 2018 00:00 PM
In Memoriam: Dr. Donald W. Shive
Muhlenberg remembers an esteemed professor and treasured community member.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 08:15 AM
First-Year Seminar: Queer Media
Representations of queer characters in pop culture generate lively discussion in this writing-intensive course.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 03:31 PM
One Graduating Senior’s Career Road Trip Success Story
For Becca Robinson ’18, a visit to Lincoln Financial Group with the Career Center led to an offer to work there full time after graduation.
Monday, January 8, 2018 04:32 PM