Muhlenberg in the News

Recent media coverage of Muhlenberg College and its people

Guilford Press, May 22, 2019

Author of the Month - Jonathan S. Abramowitz

The UNC-CHapel Hill professor and Muhlenberg alumnus says Provost Kathy Harring is an inspiration and hero. Read More


The Morning Call, May 20, 2019

Chamber summit seeks ideas, solutions to recycling, stormwater 'chaos'

Muhlenberg College received an Environmental Innovations Awards at the Sustainability Summit event. Read More


WITF, May 20, 2019

What do Pennsylvanians think about health?

Christopher Borick is a guest on Smart Talk at 9 a.m. today?to discuss a recent Muhlenberg College Public Health Program poll. Read More


Chicago Tribune, May 17, 2019

Column: When giving advice to graduates, I turn to poetry

If you are a fan of commencement speeches, and are looking to hear a decent one in 2019, there seem to be plenty of options. Scheduled speakers this month include author Scott Turow at Muhlenberg College. Read More


Usa Today, May 16, 2019

2020 frontrunner in May? It's probably not a good thing

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown," said Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


WHYY, May 16, 2019

Poll finds most Pennsylvanians think climate change is major public health risk

This was the first year the survey asked people about climate change from a health perspective, but public acceptance of the issue has been growing - across the state and nationally. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 16, 2019

Most Pennsylvania residents know someone addicted to opioids and support legalizing marijuana, survey finds

PA residents weighed in on a range of health topics in a survey by the Muhlenberg College Public Health Program and the Allentown school's Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


The Morning Call, May 15, 2019

Fresh Pennsylvania views on health trends, fears and desires

Measles outbreaks. Legalized marijuana. Medicare for All. Climate change. Muhlenberg College's seventh Pennsylvania Health Poll gathered opinions tied to those and other issues. Read More


Union-bulletin (wa), May 13, 2019

Walla Wallan Renee Heller, a sophomore in the Muhlenberg College dance program, performed in the three annual showcases on the Allentown, Pa., campus. In addition, she garnered two study opportunities this summer and fall in the field of biology, her other major. Read More


Human Rights Campaign, May 13, 2019

Equality Tipsheet

HRC youth ambassador Valerie Weisler (@valiswiser) has been named a 2019 Truman Scholar. Read More


Yahoo News (uk), May 13, 2019

Meghan Markle praised for 'body-positive message'

Muhlenberg History Professor Jacqueline Antonovich's tweet included in article making numerous international appearances. Read More


The Morning Call, May 08, 2019

Who should ANIZDA target with marketing initiative?

Board member and Muhlenberg alum Adrian Shanker says ANIZDA should also be marketing opportunities to minority-owned businesses. Board member President John Williams supports Shanker's request to solicit more marketing bids. Read More


Jewish News Syndicate, May 07, 2019

Opinion: Learning to be a leader

Muhlenberg alumna Sarah Levine works at UNICEF USA, assisting the organization's president on projects such as the Child Friendly City Initiative. Read More


La Opinion / Consumer Reports, May 06, 2019

How can you ask for more financial help for college?

Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., for example, invites people who believe they deserve a larger financial aid package based on their family financial situation to submit an appeal. Read More


The Irish Times, May 04, 2019

'He can kiss me on the head any day': 'Uncle Joe' Biden goes home

Christopher Borick, a professor of political science at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania, weighs in on Biden electability. Read More


The Morning Call, May 03, 2019

Easton's Democratic candidates for mayor to face off in upcoming debates

PBS39 will host a debate on Monday, moderated by PBS39 Executive Producer Monica Evans and by Chris Borick, a professor of political science and pollster at Muhlenberg College. Read More


N Focus, May 03, 2019

State of the Art: The Bold and the Beautiful

Powerful colors - and equally powerful women - in the paintings of Muhlenberg alumna Karen Seapker. Read More


Cnbc, May 03, 2019

Biden makes an early play for Pennsylvania

Even before he made his White House bid official, Biden was by far the top Democratic pick for Pennsylvanians, according to a recent Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll of registered Democratic voters. Read More


Bloomberg News, May 02, 2019

Biden Pitches Himself as the Candidate Who Can Beat Trump and Sanders

In a Muhlenberg College poll of PA Democrats conducted in early April, Biden led the field with 28 percent, followed by Sanders at 16 percent, Harris and Warren at 8 percent and the rest of the field behind them. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, May 02, 2019

Muhlenberg Professor Shares His Perspectives on a Historic Presidential Candidate

Professor Jonathan Lassiter discusses how one presidential candidate is challenging perceptions of what it means to be a member of a sexual minority-- and a practicing Christian. Read More


WFMZ, May 02, 2019

Tasting chlorine in drinking water not cause for alarm

"Sometimes they have to put in a little bit more and you might smell and it and sometimes they don't have to put in as much," Muhlenberg College Professor Chrysan Cronin said. Read More


The Morning Call, May 01, 2019

Readers React: Religion was meant to bring people together

Letter by members of the Interfaith Action Committee, including Peter Pettit, director of the IJCU of Muhlenberg College, denounces and condemns every act of religious violence and persecution anywhere in the world. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, May 01, 2019

Faith and Sexuality

Jonathan Lassiter, assistant professor of psychology, and Muhlenberg students talk about the historic milestone of having an openly gay candidate who embraces his Christianity running for president. Read More


The New York Times, May 01, 2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden's First Campaign Speech

Does Biden have a problem with young voters? A new Muhlenberg College poll of PA Democrats showed only 5 percent of voters under 30 named the 76-year-old former vice president their top choice for the nomination. Read More


Bloomberg News, April 30, 2019

Biden Pitches Himself as Candidate Who Can Beat Trump, Sanders

In a Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll of Pennsylvania Democrats conducted in early April, Biden led the field with 28 percent, followed by Sanders at 16 percent. Read More


Midway (mumbai), April 30, 2019

Mumbai: Revisiting Dhanraj mills and its workers

Maura Finkelstein, assistant professor of anthropology, talks about her first visit to Mumbai and a fieldsite of the mills that gave her the subject for her first-ever book. Read More


The New York Times, April 29, 2019

In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden Finds Support Where He Most Needs It

PA voters and the latest survey results from @Muhlenberg College's Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


WFMZ, April 26, 2019

Unique program of short opera, musical theater at Muhlenberg

With three student directors at the helm, "Love & The Law: An Evening of Opera & Musical Theatre" brings together seldom-seen pieces by Gilbert and Sullivan; "Hamilton's" Lin Manuel Miranda and Gian Carlo Menotti April 25 to 28. Read More


WLVT-PBS 39, April 26, 2019

Your Take, Episode 9: Communication in the Digital Age

Jeff Pooley, associate professor of media & communication, talks about the impact of technology on relationships and friendships. Watch Now


Penn Live, April 26, 2019

Pennsylvania college commencement 2019 speakers

Muhlenberg College, May 19, author Scott Turow. Read More


Penn Live, April 27, 2019

Pennsylvania college commencement 2019 speakers

Muhlenberg College, May 19, author Scott Turow. Read More


Managing Editor Magazine, April 26, 2019

How One Blog Editor Built an Empowered, Creative, Feminist Editorial Team

Jacqueline Antonovich, assistant professor of history, is the founder and executive editor of Nursing Clio which takes on pop culture and connects present-day issues of gender and medicine to history. Read More


Broadway World, April 26, 2019

Brian Sherman '99 announced the launch of IPEX Theatrical Artists, a new theatrical literary agency and management company. He is founder and CEO. Read More


Vanity Fair, April 25, 2019

The Trump Campaign is Already Worrying About Losing Pennsylvania

Christopher Borick, a political scientist and pollster at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, weighs in. Read More


National Public Radio (NPR), April 25, 2019

Why Democrats Are Eager To Make Climate Change A Central Issue In The 2020 Campaign

Muhlenberg's Chris Borick, who has been polling on climate-related questions for a decade, says voters are now thinking more about climate change, often driven by their experiences with it in their daily lives. Read More


Course Hero, April 25, 2019

Michael London, associate professor of business, reconfigured his classroom approach to emphasize co-teaching. His methods are profiled in an article that describes how he works with students to increase their sense of investment in his courses. Read More


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 24, 2019

Biden planning - again - to announce his candidacy, then visit Pittsburgh next week

Pittsburgh is a great venue to kick off the effort to win back white, working-class voters," said Christopher Borick, director of the Institute of Public Opinion. Read More


The Morning Call, April 23, 2019

Will Joe Biden launch his 2020 run from Pennsylvania?

Biden, who polled well in PA in a new Muhlenberg College survey, will kick off his long-anticipated campaign for president on Wednesday. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 17, 2019

With Pa. swing and Fox News town hall, Bernie Sanders makes pitch he can beat Trump

Mirroring national polls, a majority of Pa. Democrats say they would vote for the candidate they believe has the best shot at beating Trump, according to a new Muhlenberg College survey. Read More


Zhicheng Financial Network (china), April 16, 2019

The latest news of the US 2020 election

According to new data from Muhlenberg College, Biden's support among the Democratic presidential candidates is the highest (28%) and Sanders is second (16%). Other candidates have less than 10% support. Read More


The Morning Call, April 16, 2019

Review: Verdi 'Requiem' a dramatic season finale for ASO

In one of the grandest spectacles ever seen at Symphony Hall, over 170 performers packed the stage including the Muhlenberg College Choir. Read More


Politico, April 16, 2019

Should Democrats be worried about Q1 presidential fundraising?

A Pennsylvania poll from Muhlenberg College/Morning Call gives Biden the lead in the primary in the state. Read More


Albuquerque Journal, April 16, 2019

Western voters care about climate more now

According to Professor Chris Borick, achieving robust climate policy requires that the environment compete with, and even surmount, other political concerns. Read More


Baltimore Sun, April 16, 2019

Joe Biden early top pick for Pennsylvania Democrats, Muhlenberg College poll shows

Biden "is the early leader here, even if he's not formally in," said Chris Borick, a political science professor and pollster at Muhlenberg College's Institute of Public Opinion.


WHYY, April 15, 2019

Youth Lobby Climate Day is taking place across the country

While previous generations saw climate change as a distant threat, young people are grappling its effects, says Chris Borick, director of the Polling Institute, which conducts polls on Americans' attitudes toward climate change. Read More


The Morning Call, April 13, 2019

Pennsylvania Democrats ready to back candidate who'll beat Trump over one sharing their ideology, poll shows

There's an undercurrent of pragmatism among Democrats, said Chris Borick, a pollster at the College's Institute of Public Opinion, which conducted the survey. Read More


The Morning Call, April 12, 2019

Readers React: Pennsylvania should raise age for tobacco purchases

Sydney Geller '21 writes about the positive outcomes after New Jersey did so in 2017. Read More


The Morning Call, April 12, 2019

Buggin' Out: National Weather Service highlights swarm of insects visible on radar

It's rather unlikely that the Lehigh Valley would see such a massive swarm of bugs, said Marten Edwards, a biology professor at Muhlenberg. Read More


Parkland Press, April 12, 2019

Muhlenberg College Wescoe School of Continuing Education's first summer term will begin May 22. Classes are offered both during the day and on weeknights. There will also be online opportunities. Read More


Parkland Press, April 12, 2019

Sins no more? Not so fast

Muhlenberg College radio station, WMUH, 91.7-FM, wmuh.org, presents the Original Sins with St. John's Alliance, 8 p.m. April 13, Event Center, Seegers Union. Read More


Wake Forest News, April 09, 2019

Wake Forest University names Eric Maguire vice president for enrollment

Maguire, a Muhlenberg alumnus, is a first-generation college student known for his success in recruiting highly talented undergraduates and increasing socioeconomic, racial and ethnic diversity. Read More


Think Progress, April 09, 2019

Youth around the country to lobby state lawmakers, demanding climate action

Chris Borick, director of the Polling Institute which regularly conducts polls on Americans' attitudes toward climate change, said young people today are increasingly grappling with the real-world effects. Read More


Easton Express-Times, April 08, 2019

Marijuana legalization listening tour stop with Lt. Gov. John Fetterman

Fetterman opens the Lehigh County stop on his statewide marijuana legalization listening tour Saturday, April 6, at Muhlenberg College. Read More


Top 40 Charts, April 08, 2019

Soulful Pop Songstress Rachel Norman's 'Resist' Is Scheduled For Release On April 26

Norman, a soulful pop songstress and trained actress from NYC, is currently finishing up her last semester at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Morning Call, April 08, 2019

'Dance Emerge' at Muhlenberg

The Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents "Dance Emerge" Thursday through Sunday. The concert will showcase seven student choreographers and more than 50 student dancers. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 08, 2019

If Trump's 2020 path runs through Pa., Northampton County is a place to watch

While Trump retains solid support in some corners here, it's unclear whether he's done anything to expand upon it, according to Professor Chris Borick. Read More


The Morning Call, April 07, 2019

Lehigh Valley residents make their pitch for legalizing marijuana to Lt. Gov. Fetterman

Fetterman along with Rep. Peter Schweyer. Rep. Jeanne McNeill, and Rep. Mike Schlossberg listened as members of the audience stated their views about marijuana at Muhlenberg College's Seegers Union on Saturday Read More


WFMZ, April 04, 2019

Failure Fest at Muhlenberg College a success

Students got to hear from professors and a professional actor and entrepreneur at an event that used humor to talk about personal failures and promote resiliency. Read More


Chestercounty.com, April 03, 2019

A record-setting 19 teams from 13 PA colleges, including Muhlenberg teams led by Professor Ranajoy Ray-Chaudhuri, who will be competing in the 2019 Community Bank Case Study Competition. Read More


Valley Ledger, April 03, 2019

Muhlenberg's Dance Emerge dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers

Dance performance April 11-14 displays talent of seven young choreographers, 50+ dancers. Read More


Florida Today, April 03, 2019

Thoroughly Modern Millie hits the stage

It is, in the words of Millie herself, New York-based actress and Muhlenberg alum Kristen Olson, "a beast of a role and a beast of a show." Read More


Ejewish Philanthropy, April 02, 2019

I Have a Torah Waitlist

Author sees a growing interest by students in the teaching of the Torah and includes a mention of Muhlenberg College. Read More


Associated Press, April 02, 2019

Joe Biden's 'physical style of interaction' may be liability in 2020 campaign

Biden's style of interaction has been a key component of his public image but such actions are often viewed in a different light now, said Chris Borick, a political scientist at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. Read More


The Morning Call, April 02, 2019

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman headed to Allentown for marijuana legalization listening tour

Fetterman, who is nearly halfway through a listening tour of the state's 67 counties on marijuana legalization, will be at Muhlenberg College's Seegers Union 1 p.m. on Saturday. Read More


Lehigh Valley Press, April 01, 2019

Beauty and power: A Verdi 'Requiem' for Allentown Symphony, Chorus, soloists, Muhlenberg College Choir

Verdi's "Requiem," a piece of mammoth proportions and and stunning beauty, will include The Muhlenberg Choir prepared by director Christopher Jackson. Read More


WFMZ, April 01, 2019

'O War' at Muhlenberg College

Holly Cate's adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry" history plays is the follow-up to last year's "Glory." Read More


Yahoo Finance, March 29, 2019

How to Ask for More College Financial Aid

A Consumer Report article, picked up by Yahoo Finance, cites Muhlenberg College's transparent financial aid efforts. Read More


New Aural Cultures Podcast, March 29, 2019

John Sullivan, professor of media & communication, is interviewed about his research, including the rise of entrepreneurism in the podcasting industry and his participant observations of the Podcast Movement convention. Listen Now


Cambridge Chronicle, March 26, 2019

Harvard Art Museums appoints new chief development officer

Melanie Sheffield '99 has been named to this new leadership position in the museums' Office of Institutional Advancement. Read More


Hoodline (ca), March 24, 2019

Jessica Cooperman, associate professor of religion studies, discusses her new book "Making Judaism Safe for America: World War I and the Origins of Religious Pluralism" on March 24 at the The National Museum of American Jewish Military History in San Francisco. Read More


Consumer Reports, March 23, 2019

How to Ask for More College Financial Aid

Muhlenberg College invites people who think a bigger financial aid package is warranted based on their family's financial situation to submit an appeal. Read More


The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 22, 2019

Transitions: Tenure Awards

Erika Bagley, psychology, Benjamin Carter, sociology and anthropology and Lindsey Nagy, economics, at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Morning Call, March 22, 2019

New sustainability studies major announced at Muhlenberg College

Beginning in fall 2019, Muhlenberg will offer a new sustainability studies major. The College has offered a sustainability studies minor since 2007. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 21, 2019

How does a Horn & Hardart coffee can affect Philadelphia City Council votes? Because ballot position matters, especially if there's not much candidate information available, says Muhlenberg College Professor Chris Borick. Read More


WFMZ, March 21, 2019

Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival expands to 3 days, April 5-7

The festival will showcase work by Graham Burrell '21, Phuc Nguyen '20 and Drew Swedberg '17 who worked with young local students to create 'visual poetry.' Read More


Roll Call, March 20, 2019

Democrats' challenge? Tying climate change to the economy. "In fact they're making the case that by going all-in on green energy, you're helping the economy," said Muhlenberg Professor Chris Borick. Read More


WFMZ, March 20, 2019

Some states aiming to change how presidents get chosen

Professor Chris Borick says while many states are talking about changing the way they allocate their electoral votes, it's doubtful it will happen before the 2020 presidential election. Read More


Broadway World, March 20, 2019

The Dare Tactic Presents 'Dark Down Deep'

Cast stars include Muhlenberg alumna Erin Bradford. Read More


Associated Press, March 19, 2019

Joe Biden 2020 bid fails to inspire 'new left' liberal Democrats

Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion in Allentown, Pennsylvania, says a big fear for Democrats is that Biden fails to energize enough progressive voters. Read More


Lehigh Valley Business, March 19, 2019

The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley said it has promoted Paul "Chip" Hurd '86 to the position of chief development officer - the first in the organization's history. Hurd is a former director of alumni relations and associate dean of students at Muhlenberg. Read More


The Morning Call, March 19, 2019

Review: 'Buyer & Cellar' is a seriously funny one-man show

The show is a tour de force for Muhlenberg College senior Timothy Janovsky who nimbly juggles six characters in the hilarious Lehigh Valley premiere at Civic Theatre through Sunday. Read More


WFMZ, March 19, 2019

Pa. researching ways to combat Lyme disease

A recently completed four-year study by Professor Marten Edwards and Muhlenberg College found one in four ticks found locally carried Lyme disease. Read More


Reading Eagle, March 18, 2019

Institute's director to lead Bowl, Bread and Bible Lenten study

The Rev. Dr. Peter Pettit, director of the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding at Muhlenberg College, will lead the Oley Lutheran Cluster's bible study program, "The Bible in Judaism," March 24 and 31. Read More


Lab Manager Magazine, March 18, 2019

Ask the Expert: Analytical Method Validation - How to overcome common challenges of validating methods and avoid delays

A Q. & A. with Muhlenberg alumna Laurie Goldman. Read More


The Morning Call, March 16, 2019

Pat Toomey opposes President Trump in Senate vote rebuking border emergency

Having a group of Republican defectors decreases the potential political risk for Toomey and other GOP senators, said Chris Borick, a political science professor and pollster at Allentown's Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Telegraph (uk), March 15, 2019

'1,200 people a day were standing outside my home' - how a cult 80s movie spoiled my suburban idyll

The Goonies is a coming of age story, and such stories can carry a high degree of emotional relevance to people, says Muhlenberg College psychology professor Jeffrey Rudski. Read More


WFMZ, March 15, 2019

Out and About: 'Buyer & Cellar' at Allentown's Theatre514

Timothy Janovsky, a Muhlenberg College senior, will inhabit six different characters in the Lehigh Valley premiere of Jonathan Tolins' absurdist one-person show. Read More


Inside Higher Ed, March 14, 2019

Commencement Speakers Announced: Scott Turow, author and attorney, Muhlenberg College Read More


WFMZ, March 14, 2019

"Probably 98 percent of the colleges in the United States don't have this problem," said Robert Springall, the vice president for enrollment management at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Express Times, March 14, 2019

When you go from a European drinking game to a Valley film project, you get 'Flunkyball'

What started as a culture clash during a European party has morphed into the latest project for filmmaker and Muhlenberg alum Tess Forestieri. Read More


Elle Italy, March 13, 2019

Sleeping Beauty is awakened by the provocative project of Lydia Panas. Her gaze tells the truth hidden in popular fairy tales and in women's relationships with themselves and society. Read More


The Morning Call, March 13, 2019

After 28 years, the race is on to be Northampton County's top cop

Local races are decided by a few voters, said Chris Borick, political scientist at Muhlenberg College. Read More


Daily Herald (il), March 12, 2019

If Democrats want to win, they must avoid mythmaking of leftists, says columnist

Christopher Borick, a political scientist at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania: "If you want to lock up Pennsylvania for a Democrat, the more moderate Democrats are the key." Read More


The Morning Call, March 11, 2019

Adrian Shanker, latest ANIZDA appointee, wants board to 'think outside the box' on community development

Shanker, a Muhlenberg alumnus who has built a reputation on LGBT and civil rights activism, says the organization should broaden its definition of economic development. Read More


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 2019

Trump hush money payments draw comparisons to John Edwards case

Chris Borick, political scientist at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, comments on the impact of polarization. Read More


The Morning Call, March 11, 2019

'Buyer & Cellar' gives actor chance to play 6 characters, including Babs

Muhlenberg College senior Timothy Janovsky says he discovered Jonathan Tolins' absurdist one-person play, opening Friday at Theatre514, when he was looking for a monologue to audition for college. Read More


Centre Daily Times (pa), March 11, 2019

Could Pennsylvania's minimum-wage earners see a raise? Here's why policymakers have incentive to act

A lot of national polls show majority support for increases to the range of $12 an hour to $15 an hour, said Christopher Borick, director of the Muhlenberg College Institute for Public Opinion. Read More


Daily Times (de), March 11, 2019

Cyrise Dixon to receive Delco Hall of Fame Humanitarian Award

A 40-year veteran law enforcement officer and administrator, Dixon, Muhlenberg Class of 1977, was the first female patrol officer in Chester and currently serves as chief of staff for the Chester Police Department. Read More


WFMZ, March 11, 2019

Lehigh Valley filmmaker discusses new short film

Filmmaker Tess Forestieri '15 discusses 'Flunkyball' which functions as an allegory for racism in contemporary society. She hopes to start shooting the film in the Lehigh Valley this summer. Watch Now


The Morning Call, March 11, 2019

Lydia Panas' "Sleeping Beauty" photo exhibit awakens audience at Muhlenberg

"Eerily interactive" exhibit plus interdisciplinary faculty panel discussion March 12 and artist talk March 27. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 11, 2019

The push is on at college career centers: They work with students earlier and alumni decades later

Muhlenberg's 'Career Services To Go' program, with travels to five major cities to meet with alumni, is featured. Read More


Reading Eagle, March 08, 2019

Dance teacher wants people to find wellness through creative dance

Jessica Warchal-King, a Muhlenberg alumna and professional dancer, leads classes that help people with physical issues to improve their mobility. Read More


WDIY FM, March 08, 2019

Lehigh Valley Discourse

Did you ever wonder how charcoal is made? Or know that Blue Mountain played a role? Guests from Muhlenberg College, Ben Carter, associate professor of anthropology, and recent graduate Sean Kenney, explain it all. Listen Now


Brattleboro Reformer (vt), March 08, 2019

Black Bird trio to perform for Love's Harvest

Fans of Early Music are invited to a benefit concert of airs, arias, madrigals, and tonos by the Night's Black Bird trio from Allentown, Pa. Member Ted Conner is professor of music at Muhlenberg College. Read More


The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 08, 2019

Dozens of people are running for Philadelphia City Council.

Christopher Borick, professor of political science at Muhlenberg College, weighs in on what it will take to win. Read More


Eagle Tribune (ma), March 08, 2019

Atkinson Selectmen pick new Town Administrator David Cressman

Cressman of Merrimac, Massachusetts, is a Muhlenberg alumnus. Read More


The Morning Call, March 06, 2019

Readers React: U.S. in dangerous political climate now

Readers thank Peter Pettit of Muhlenberg College for his article in the March 1 edition of The Morning Call referencing the history of Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Read More


Bethlehem Press, March 06, 2019

Valley quality of life survey results released

The survey was conducted by the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion (MCIPO) for the Lehigh Valley Research Consortium (LVRC). It examined the perceptions of adult residents of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Read More


The Morning Call, March 05, 2019

Conventional wisdom is that youth don't vote. But in November, 3 times more voted than in 2014

Muhlenberg's Taylor Chase '19 and Christopher Borick, professor of political science, weigh in. Read More


Lehigh Valley Business, March 05, 2019

'Sleeping Beauty', art exhibition by Lydia Panas, through April 13, at Muhlenberg College Martin Art Gallery in Allentown. Read More


Bangor Daily News (me), March 04, 2019

These tips for feeding wild birds may surprise you

According to a frequently-cited research by Daniel Klem, Jr., an ornithology and conservation biology professor at Pennsylvania's Muhlenberg College, feeders placed within 3 to 30 feet of a window are especially dangerous. Read More


The New York Times, March 04, 2019

Pennsylvania Democrats Wonder How Far Is Too Far Left in 2020

Christopher Borick, a political scientist and pollster at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, says, "If you want to lock up Pennsylvania for a Democrat, the more moderate Democrats are the key." Read More


The Morning Call, March 03, 2019

Muhlenberg student Emily Kirchner writes an op-ed discussing how following the tenets of conscious consumerism in the vein of Marie Kondo can be an environmental benefit. Read More


The Morning Call, March 03, 2019

Luke Wiley '18 is among the student athletes to be honored at today's National Football Foundation's award ceremony. Read More


The Morning Call, March 02, 2019

Muhlenberg's Psychology Department is mentioned for their partnership with the Shanti Project, an organization that provides trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness services to at-risk children. Read More


Whitehall-coplay Press, March 02, 2019

Fiona Gillespie, lecturer of music, will be a soprano soloist in "An Afternoon with Mozart," this Sun March 3 at 4 p,m at Christ Lutheran Church in Allentown. Read More


Vantage Point, March 01, 2019

The life and career of Lieutenant General Julius Becton Jr. is featured on the Department of Veterans Affairs blog. Becton attended Muhlenberg in the 1940s. Read More


The Morning Call, March 01, 2019

In an op-ed, Associate Professor of Religion Studies Peter Pettit states "it's time for courage and clarity on President Trump's emergency declaration." Read More


Broadway World, February 28, 2019

The Holmdel Theatre Company to Present "Life Is a Dream"

Longtime HTC sound and light designer Chris Szczerbienski is set to make his much-anticipated directorial debut when the play opens on March 29th. He first read about "Life Is a Dream" in his freshman year at Muhlenberg College. Read More


Inside Higher Ed, February 27, 2019

New Programs

Muhlenberg College is starting an undergraduate major in sustainability studies. Read More


Inside Higher Ed, February 27, 2019

Newly Tenured

Muhlenberg College, Brooke Vick, psychology Read More


Ecowatch, February 26, 2019

The So-Called Political Divide on Coal vs. Renewables Is Fake News

Two recently released reports from Muhlenberg College and U. of Michigan's NSEE show how public sentiment regarding coal and renewables has shifted dramatically in recent years. Read More


Natural Resources Defense Council, February 26, 2019

The Political Divide on Coal vs. Renewables Is Fake News

New polls show that all Americans want to close the book on our dirtiest fossil fuel. Muhlenberg College & U. of Michigan's National Surveys on Energy and Environment "provide perhaps the best snapshot in regard to how Americans stand." Read More


Draft Diamonds, February 26, 2019

NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview

Meet Nate Corvil, Defensive Back, Muhlenberg College Read More


The Morning Call, February 25, 2019

Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra presents all-Mozart program March 3

Concert soloist and folk musician Fiona Gillespie, a lecturer in music at Muhlenberg College, is a much-sought-after vocalist who has made numerous appearances with local groups and early music ensembles across the country. Read More


The Morning Call, February 25, 2019

As 2020 candidates focus on early primaries, a liberal super PAC targets Pennsylvania voters

"We've re-emerged as one of the prime swing states because we swung," said Chris Borick, a political science professor and pollster at Muhlenberg College in Allentown. Read More


WFMZ, February 24, 2019

Local experts offer Oscar predictions

The 91st Oscars will air Sunday evening from Los Angeles. WFMZ got into the spirit and rolled out the red carpet for three movie experts including Director of Film Studies at Muhlenberg College, Paul McEwan. Watch Now


WFMZ, February 24, 2019

Local experts offer Oscar predictions

The 91st Oscars will air Sunday evening from Los Angeles. WFMZ got into the spirit and rolled out the red carpet for three movie experts including Director of Film Studies at Muhlenberg College, Paul McEwan. Watch Now


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