Madison, Wis. (February 18, 2016) – Mark Kennedy, a senior Theatre Arts major from Saint Paul, Minn., was honored with three awards from the 2016 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for his work on Woods of Weaver specialty props. Mark won the Society of Properties Artisan Managers Award for Craft Excellence at ACTF Region III, the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award, and the Regional Allied Design and Technology Award. As a result, Mark is attending the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas for one week of intensive study with some of the country’s best prop masters.
An acclaimed young artist whose work explores the impermanence of her childhood in the foster care system, Tyanna J. Buie reclaims and rewrites her own experiences. She considers herself to be “fortunate to find my voice, creative vision, and a connection with the outside world through the making of images.”
Madison, Wis. (February 15, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased to present The Power and the People for the 11th Annual Hatheway History Lecture. The event is presented in an engaging format featuring three speakers. The speakers will address the contemporary African-American Freedom Struggle.
Madison, Wis. (February 4, 2016) – Edgewood College is honored to host Richard Blanco, an internationally recognized poet and storyteller, as the 2016 Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow. Mr. Blanco will be on campus from February 22-25, 2016.
Junior Ethnic Studies major Cheikh Sarr is an active member of the Edgewood College Community Scholars program . In addition to his studies, he’s also active in various clubs and volunteer organizations on campus.
Under the bright lights of the Diane Ballweg Theatre stage on a cold Thursday night in January, thirty-two cast and crew members are working with David Frank, former producing artistic director of American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. As they prepare for the February 26 opening of Bertholt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle , students are connecting with a director whose professional theatre experience helped APT become recognized as the “best classical theatre company in America” (Wall Street Journal).
Madison, Wis. (January 27, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased invite Greater Madison to attend the lecture Multisensory Perception: The Brain’s Original Hack . This insightful exploration, delivered by Assistant Professor of Psychology Ferrinne Spector takes place from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Monday, February 8, 2016, in Anderson Auditorium on campus . There is no admission charge. The lecture is being recorded by Wisconsin Public Television and will become part of the “University Place” series.
Recently, the College hosted nursing alum on campus, welcomed new alumni at commencement, reconnected with Washington, D.C. area alum, and helped celebrate 15 years of the School of Education's Doctoral program.
Julia Carey, a Communications Studies major from Middleton, Wis., is currently an intern in the College’s Athletic Communications Office. And she is well-qualified. Over the summer, she enjoyed an internship with FOX Sports North, living and working in the Twin Cities.
Madison, Wis. (January 12, 2016) – Edgewood College is pleased to announce that the Henry Predolin School of Nursing has been awarded a $42,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to develop a statewide collaborative among Wisconsin schools of nursing to address aging and dementia.
Madison, Wis. (January 7, 2016) – Edgewood College has been awarded the designation of a Top School in the 2016 Military Advanced Education & Transition Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released in late December and is available online at www.mae-kmi.com .
On the far northeast corner of campus, a group of faculty and students is putting the idea of sustainability into reality. On a crisp November morning, Senior Environmental Science major Ben Pratscher and associate professor Tim Kuhman, along with several other students, planted roughly 1,500 garlic cloves that will be harvested in the spring and used in both dining areas on campus. The garden, mostly hidden from view by a number of trees on either side, complements the existing hoop house adjacent to Dominican Hall, which grows salad greens and spinach.
The Edgewood College athletics department is pleased to announce that five former Eagles have been selected for induction into the Edgewood College Hall of Fame . Baseball player Matt Hill (1999-2002), women's soccer player Meghan Magner (1998-2001), women's basketball player Megan Scheele (2005-09), men's soccer player Nathan Selk (1993-96) and volleyball player Tara Zuhlsdorf (1991-94) will be inducted in a ceremony on April 22, 2016 in Madison.