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Meredith Marks 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible

…Meredith College commemorated the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible with a panel discussion on November 15, 2011. This "birthday celebration" panel discussion featured Assistant Professor of Religious and Ethical Studies Shannon Grimes, Professor of History Michael Novak, and Dean of the School of Arts and…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-marks-400th-anniversary-of-the-king-james-bible


Third Film in Meredith’s Int’l Film Festival Tonight

…Meredith College’s 2011-12 International Film Festival continues on November 15 with “Women Without Men.” Film Description: Based on the 2004 magical realist novel by Shahrnush Parsipur, this film captures the intersecting lives of four Iranian women as they struggle through the summer of 1953 and the tumult occasioned by the…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/third-film-in-merediths-intl-film-festival-tonight


Fashion Instructor, Student Awarded in Int’l Competition

…Meredith Fashion Design Instructor Eunyoung Yang won first place in an international design competition held at the International Textiles and Apparel Association, November 2-5, 2011, in Philadelphia. Her design submission was accepted for juried live gallery exhibition. The design “Water in the Sky,” won first prize in the “innovation in…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/fashion-instructor-student-awarded-in-intl-competition


Meredith Theatre Presents Intimate Apparel

…Meredith Ensemble Theatre's presentation of “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage continues through November 13, 2011. Set in the 1900s, the play tells the story of a talented African-American designer who creates intimate apparel and whose life becomes intertwined with those of her clients. Remaining performances are Friday, November 11-Saturday, November…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-theatre-presents-intimate-apparel


Meredith 2011 Holiday Art Sale Friday & Saturday

…Meredith College's Third Annual Holiday Art Sale will be held November 11-12, 2011. The Holiday Art Sale is an annual showcase of creative artwork made by our students and faculty. The sale features photographs, prints, ceramics, graphic design products, sculptures, paintings, fibers, drawings and more. A percentage of all proceeds…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-2011-holiday-art-sale-friday-saturday


Meredith Launches Its Own Teaching Fellows Program

…Meredith College today announced the launch of the Meredith College Teaching Fellows program. The Meredith College Teaching Fellows will provide a minimum $6,500 academic award to highly qualified high school seniors who are committed to teaching as a profession. "Education has always been one of the crown jewels of Meredith’s…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-launches-its-own-teaching-fellows-program


Meredith To Add Lacrosse as Its Seventh Varsity Sport

…Meredith College is adding lacrosse as the College’s seventh varsity sport. The Avenging Angels newest team will begin play in the 2012-13 academic year. Meredith is the first college or university within the City of Raleigh to offer women’s lacrosse as a varsity sport. The team will compete at the…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-to-add-lacrosse-as-its-seventh-varsity-sport


Meredith Mourns Loss of Trustee Charles Tate

…Charles L. “Buddy” Tate, Jr., of Lake Waccamaw, N.C., a member of the Meredith College Board of Trustees, passed away on November 5, 2011. Services were held on November 7, 2011, in Holden Beach, N.C. He is survived by his wife, Mildred "Millie" Stone Tate and daughter Mary Lacey Tate…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-mourns-loss-of-trustee-charles-tate


Rhymes in Time Installation Through October 30

…Multi-media installation by Emily Cash Wilmoth, Catherine Thornton, Emily Soldin Howard and Kelly Smith-Campbell “Rhymes in Time,” a collaborative multi-media installation reinterpreting children’s nursery rhymes is on view in the Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery through October 30. Emily Cash Wilmoth, Catherine Thornton, Emily Soldin Howard and Kelly Smith-Campbell identify…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/rhymes-in-time-installation-through-october-30


Former Ambassador to the Middle East Lecture

…Former U.S. Ambassador Edward Peck will speak at Meredith College on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. His lecture will be held at 1 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium. Peck’s speech is titled "Neither Quick, Nor Easy: Doing What's Right for America, Israel, Palestine and the Middle East - An Effort to Provoke…

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Meredith Sisters United Supports African Orphanages

…The Class of 2013 and Chaplain Stacy Pardue are working together to support orphanages in Kenya and Ghana. The effort, known as Sisters United, was inspired by the 2010 Summer Reading Book, “Half the Sky,” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Pardue was a speaker at a Meredith event meant…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-sisters-united-supports-african-orphanages


Meredith Theatre Presents Intimate Apparel

…Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage November 8-13, 2011. Set in the 1900s, the play tells the story of a talented African-American designer who creates intimate apparel and whose life becomes intertwined with those of her clients. Performances are Tuesday, Nov.8-Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m.,…

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SAS VP Presents Distinguished Speaker Lecture

…Meredith College's MBA program welcomed SAS Vice President of Human Resources Jenn Mann on November 3, 2011. Mann, a Meredith College alumna, presented the 2011 School of Business Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture. Jenn Mann joined SAS in 1998, working closely with executive leadership on employee performance and organizational effectiveness initiatives.…

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CSI Week at Meredith College

…October 24-28 is CSI Week at Meredith College. Learn more about a variety of careers in law enforcement and crime investigation. This series of events is sponsored by the Sociology and Criminology Program and the Sociology & Criminology Club. The schedule of events is as follows. Monday, October 24 9-9:50…

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Bequest of More Than $1 Million Establishes Scholarships

…A bequest of more than $1 million from the estate of Ruth H. Huskins has established the Ruth Elizabeth McNeill Scholarship Endowment Fund at Meredith College. The bequest is in memory of Huskins’ daughter, Ruth Elizabeth McNeill, an alumna of Meredith College. Huskins was the widow of Judge J. Frank…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/bequest-of-more-than-1-million-establishes-scholarships


Second Film in Meredith Int’l Festival Oct. 25

…Meredith College’s 2011-12 International Film Festival continues on October 25 with “Of Gods and Men.” Film Description: In North Africa, a community of Christian faithfuls is living in harmony with the welcoming but destitute Muslim community. Across different faiths, friendship and support are strong. But the land is torn between…

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Filmmaker Beth Murphy Lecture Oct. 18

…Filmmaker Beth Murphy will speak at Meredith College on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Jones Auditorium. Her lecture is titled “Big Ideas, Small Choices.” Murphy is a documentary producer, director, author and university faculty member. In 1999 she founded Principle Pictures, an independent film company committed to giving…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/filmmaker-beth-murphy-lecture-oct-18


Study Abroad Students Participate in Sansepolcro Tradition

…Students studying abroad at Meredith’s Sansepolcro, Italy, location for the Fall 2012 semester participated in a centuries-old tradition. Meredith students processed on the feast night of St. Egidio, the city’s patron saint. The event that took places two days prior to the Palio della Balestra, a crossbow competition begun in…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/study-abroad-students-participate-in-sansepolcro-tradition


Tony Award Winner Holds Meredith Audition Workshop

…Tony Award winner Beth Leavel, ’77, returned to Meredith’s campus on September 30, 2011, to provide an audition workshop for music and theatre students. Leavel is an accomplished Broadway actress and singer who decided during her senior year at Meredith to pursue an acting career. While earning a degree in…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/tony-award-winner-holds-meredith-audition-workshop


Annual Event Provides Taste of Research

…Meredith’s Undergraduate Research Program held the annual A Taste of Research event on September 28 in the atrium of the Science and Mathematics Building. The showcase of summer research was an opportunity for students to share the results of their research through poster presentations. Another purpose of the event is…

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Alpha Lambda Delta Earns Award

…The National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First Year College Students has awarded an Alpha Award at the Gold level to the Meredith College chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta. The Alpha Award is National Alpha Lambda Delta’s newest chapter recognition award, honor those chapters who have initiated…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/alpha-lambda-delta-earns-award


Memorial Service for Dr. Wangari Maathai

…On Sunday, October 2, 2011,members of the local Kenyan community will hold a memorial service celebrating the life of Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai. The service, which is open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. in Jones Chapel. Meredith students, faculty and staff are invited to this service, which…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/memorial-service-for-dr-wangari-maathai


Meredith Moment: Happy Birthday Elie Wiesel

…Meredith College wishes happy birthday to Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who turns 83 on September 30, 2011. In Wiesel’s honor, we look back on Wiesel’s September 17, 2003 visit to Meredith College. Wiesel presented a public lecture attended by nearly 5,000 people. The article below Meredith Magazine’s Winter 2003 issue. Nobel…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/meredith-moment-happy-birthday-elie-wiesel


Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Meredith September 28

…Holocaust survivor Morris Glass will share his story with the Meredith College community on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m. in Jones Chapel. His talk is part of The Gathering, Meredith’s weekly informal chapel service. The talk will last 45 minutes and will end in time for the 11 a.m. class…

http://www.meredith.edu/news/holocaust-survivor-to-speak-at-meredith-september-28


Meredith Ensemble Theatre Presents The Tempest

…Meredith Ensemble Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” September 28-October 2. Performances are Wednesday, Sept. 28-Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 30 and October 1 at 6 p.m., and October 2 at 3 p.m. in McIver Amphitheater. The production is being held in Meredith’s outdoor amphitheater in…

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