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Friday, November 30, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College Professor Robert Hanna (English) is a world-renowned scholar of Charles Dickens's writings. Hanna’s latest publication brings together a variety of Dickens’s works in the collection Dickens’s Uncollected Newspaper and Magazine Sketches 1833-1836. Hanna has had a lifelong interest in Dickens and his works. He explained, “All of the compositions in this book have never been collected and reprinted before, making the book a... continue reading
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College hosted a group of high school seniors from Minnesota Valley Lutheran (MVL) High School, New Ulm, Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 27, 2012. Heath Dobberpuhl, chemistry and physical science teacher at MVL brought the group to the campus. The students from MVL met with faculty members from Bethany’s math and science division to get a hands-on look at the science course offerings and facilities at Bethany. The students... continue reading
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Mankato, Minn. – Several Bethany Lutheran College athletes have been awarded post-season honors by the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC).  Sophomore volleyball standout Shelby Wiederhoeft (Truman, Minn./Truman) was named UMAC first team all-conference.   Men’s soccer all-conference honorees included juniors Juan Garcia (Arlington, Minn. / Sibley East), Johnny Luna (Reno, Nev. / Incline) freshmen Benjamin Moldstad (North Mankato, Minn. /... continue reading
Friday, November 9, 2012
John Sehloff and Chad Heins from Bethany’s biology department, together with several students, staged a controlled burn of a small prairie garden on the Bethany campus on this beautiful 8th of November. Sehloff noted that with the drought in southern Minnesota, he was concerned about burning, but with some recent rains the Mankato Fire Department issued the College a burn permit. Burning gives the advantage of clearing the old growth and... continue reading
Friday, October 12, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College together with Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary announce the 45th annual Bjarne Wollan Teigen Reformation Lectures to be held on October 25 and 26, 2012. The Lecture Series will explore the topic of Bible translations. Dr. Cameron MacKenzie of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, will speak on the history of Bible translations, especially the work of Martin Luther and the King James Version.... continue reading
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
 By Amanda Dyslin for the Mankato Free Press on 9-22-12                                                                                               The merlin was cruising up a nice little thermal, which is a tunnel of warm air that lifts birdies up into the sky with­out much effort on their part. And it gave a nearby sharp­shinned hawk the same idea. They’ve got to conserve energy on their way down South, after all. 

Trouble is, merlins are... continue reading
Monday, September 10, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College President Dr. Dan Bruss has announced the selection of Dr. Shane Bowyer as the Glen Taylor Chair of Business and Leadership replacing Dr. Janet Moldstad, who recently accepted a position in the private sector. The Taylor Chair was established in 2004 at Bethany through a $625,000 gift from Mankato businessman Glen Taylor as a means of teaching leadership issues and developing leadership qualities in Bethany Lutheran... continue reading
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The 2012 Bethany Lutheran College Distinguished Alumnus is Dr. Darold Treffert of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Treffert attended Bethany where he focused on pre medical courses earning an associate in arts degree from Bethany in 1953. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1958. Dr. Treffert is an internationally renowned expert in Savant Syndrome. He has studied the condition for over forty years. His... continue reading
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Students honored at the PromaxBDAconference held in Los Angeles were(from left) Aaron Evans, Ruth Wels,Andrew Maas, and Kab Kaniess. Ruth Wels, a May 2012 graduate of Bethany Lutheran College, has been selected as the winner of the national Making the Cut editing competition. The contest is sponsored by PromaxBDA, the international association for entertainment marketing professionals, and is open to undergraduate students worldwide. Judges... continue reading
Monday, June 4, 2012
Bethany Lutheran College sophomore Zak Fick was recently chosen by the Greater Mankato Business Accelerator program as the 2012 winner of the Brian Fazio Business Creation Project, sponsored by Charter Business. Entrepreneurs applied for the competition this past spring, with finalists presenting their projects to an independent panel of judges from the business community in April. Fick created an interactive website to match college students... continue reading

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