Students Encouraged to Define their own Success

Jennifer Rowland, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, and 2017 recipient of the Lawhead Teaching Award addressed over 700 graduates during the 2018 College of Sciences and Humanities spring commencement ceremony. An inspirational message about defining success, Rowland encouraged graduates to use the knowledge and experiences they gained as students when making decisions in life. Rowland reminded graduates that the tools and skills they have now can shape the future of many when used to make good choices and by thinking about others.

 

Upcoming Events


The Christmas Star

The Christmas Star - Planetarium Show

Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.


The Christmas Star

The Christmas Star - Planetarium Show

Over the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.


One World, One Sky

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure - Planetarium Show

Follow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.