Former Governor Jeb Bush and William E. Simon, Jr. to Receive Honorary Degrees at May 5 Commencement
The Honorable Jeb Bush, former two-term governor of Florida, will address the 2012 graduating class of Ave Maria University on May 5, 2012, at 10 AM in the Tom Golisano Fieldhouse. Click here for more information
End–of–Semester Recital FRIDAY, April 27 The Music Department presents its end–of–semester recital, featuring organists, pianists and singers who have performed optimally on their juries. The recital begins at 7pm in the Oratory for the organists and continues in the Private Dining Room for the singers and pianists. Come and support our talented students as they perform the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov and others.
Chamber Music SUNDAY, April 29 The Music Department and Professor Lan Lam’s Chamber Music Class present Johannes Brahms’s Liebeslieder ( Love Song ) Waltzes, performed by a vocal quartet and piano four-hands, and the music of Handel, Mozart and Debussy at 4 pm in the Private Dining Room. Come and share this intimate music-making that is chamber music.
Guest lecture on the Berlin Wall by Dr. Gerald Franz
The Department of History is sponsoring a lecture entitled The Berlin Wall: 1961-1989 by Dr. Gerald Franz of Hodges University on Wednesday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in the Henkels Academic Building, Demetree Auditorium, room 1001. Dr. Franz will be joined by two former residents of Berlin, Ekkehard Grampp and Heidemarie Klimt.
AMU Professor to Teach Two Biology Classes in Nicaragua this Summer
AMU Professor, Thomas Smith, will teach two Biology classes (Natural History Field Studies and Environmental Science) at AMU’s Nicaragua campus this summer from May 6 - June 7. Both classes will fulfill the natural sciences core curriculum requirement for AMU students.
Scholarship Fund Established in Memory of AMU Graduate
Jon Scharfenberger just wanted to help people, his mother said at a gathering in Ave Maria. Now, a scholarship fund being established in the name of the young man who died in a car accident last fall may help many others attend the university where he was such an active part of the campus life for four years.
HHS Mandate Article in The Weekly Standard Quotes Jim Towey
On February 11, as the debate over the Obama administration’s rule forcing religious institutions to provide insurance for contraceptive and abortifacient drugs to their employees was reaching fever pitch…
The obituary of Leigh Fermor, war-hero and travel-writer, which appeared in TheTelegraph (UK) last year (June 10, 2011), contains the following account of an incident on the island of Crete in April 1944:
‘Dressed as German police corporals, the pair [Fermor and Bill Stanley Moss]…