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In the last 10 years, Wittenberg faculty members have won 16 Fulbright awards, more than any other liberal arts college in the state of Ohio. The following current and former Wittenberg-affiliated professors and administrators have earned Fulbright Awards during their…

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2010, Tiger Sports »

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University Earns Second NC AC All-Sports Trophy

Showing tremendous balance across its 23 varsity intercollegiate athletics teams and enjoying consistent success throughout the years, Wittenberg’s athletics program emerged victorious in the race for the 2009-10 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) All-Sports championship.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2010 »

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Alumnus Gives $5.1 Million Estate Gift To Inspire Others

“My family’s gift is grounded in the desire to see the product of our lifetime of effort provide benefit beyond our lifetime,” Kilgore said. “Certain that others have been similarly enriched by their Wittenberg experiences but have yet to experience the joy which giving to our great university provides, I am hoping that our gift will challenge others to do the same.”

Summer 2010, Tiger Sports »

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WNBA Coach Brian Agler ’80 Enjoys Success

Brian Agler always knew he would follow in his parents’ footsteps as an educator. Unlike his parents, who educated in the classroom, Agler has spent his professional career educating women on the basketball court, first as a college coach and later as a pioneering professional coach who recently became just the seventh coach in WNBA history to win 100 games.

Around Myers Hollow, Summer 2010 »

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Thanks to $264,699 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant received through the Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program, Assistant Professor of Physics Jeremiah Williams is introducing more students to plasma physics using a cutting-edge diagnostic system that allows for unique research opportunities. The grant allowed for the addition of a Tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) system to Williams’ laboratory.

Alumni World, Reflections, Summer 2010 »

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A Wittenberg Moment

Every few years, the Wittenberg University Choir passes through town as part of a tour through the northeastern United States. Andrea and I saw them perform Saturday night, March 6, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ardmore, Pa. I have seen the choir perform several times over the years, and every time I leave feeling blessed, spiritually uplifted and culturally enriched. The collective sounds of these young people’s voices are beautiful, a mosaic of harmony and acoustic perfection.

Around Myers Hollow, In Memorium, Summer 2010 »

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G. Kenneth Andeen, who served as the 10th president of Wittenberg University from 1969 until 1974, died June 8. He was 91.

Alumni Profiles, Alumni World, Summer 2010 »

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Simon Runs for Lt. Governor

Alumni Board member Sheila J. Simon ’83 has been named the Democratic Party’s 2010 nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. A clinical associate professor of law at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law, Simon, daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon, will join Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on the Democratic ticket.

Alumni World, Reflections, Summer 2010 »

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Finding Hope Through The Fund

Wittenberg offered me the chance to become all I ever dreamed – to study molecular biology and help develop the great medicines of the future. My mother and brother had a hard time accepting my decision to leave and come to America, but the yearning for education was burning within me. Because of generous gifts like yours, I am the first in my family to ever attend college.