Inside Athletics: February 22, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James broadcast onsite from the ODAC Basketball Tournaments in Salem, VA. They recap the women’s ODAC Quarterfinal win and preview the men’s game set for Friday. They also go more in-depth into the tournament set-up with first round byes, as well as the adjustment to playing in… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Joan Rainsberger

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Joan Rainsberger, Love Extraordinaire: A Woman’s Call. Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in… Read more »

“Truth Lies in Plural” – Lori Leaman and Judy Mullet

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Lori Leaman, associate professor of teacher education and Dr. Judy Mullet, professor of psychology and education, offer a presentation on their 2011-12 combined sabbatical experience. What would a joint-writing sabbatical, pairing profs across disciplines and generations, look like? July and Lori lived such a sabbatical semester. Judy and Lori share their story of… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Joshua Yorks

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Joshua Yorks, Who is there for those not lost in the woods? Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They… Read more »

“Intersection of My Career Path Related to Faith and Service” — Leah Kratz & Tony Smith

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

As part of a broader university focus on Career & Service Day, undergraduate academic departments hosted chapel gatherings in various locations scattered across campus. In this podcast, Business and Economics faculty Leah Kratz and Tony Smith share stories and reflections on their own personal sense of vocation and how their calling has shaped and continues… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Jonathan Morningstar

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Jonathan Morningstar, Re-imagining Wesley: covenant discipleship groups as a method for church renewal. Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects…. Read more »

CIE Interfaith Forum: Marc Gopin

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Mark Gopin, James H. Laue Professor and Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, speaks on his national and international interfaith peacebuilding efforts focusing on “Self Examination’s Contribution to Peacebuilding.” Gopin is an expert on the role that religion and culture play in conflicts and conflict… Read more »

Inside Athletics (Special Release): February 18, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this special release of the “Inside Athletics” podcast, James brings on women’s basketball coach Kevin Griffin to give an ODAC Tournament preview. They talk about the pressure of the top seed of the tourney and the strength of their team balance. James gives a little preview of the men’s basketball tournament as well as… Read more »

“SLW Chapel: Abundant Life – for Real?” – Amanda Garber

& Abundant Life, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Consider just how real abundant life can be for us with pastor Amanda Garber who was on campus for Spiritual Life Week. Amanda Miller Garber was born and raised in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. She holds degrees from the University of Virginia, James Madison University, and Duke Divinity School. She currently serves… Read more »

Inside Athletics: February 15, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James jump into the craziness of this time of year, which is the overlap of winter and spring seasons combined with the upcoming ODAC Basketball Tournaments. They talk about both basketball teams and their wins over Bridgewater earlier this week, and the play-off scenarios we are looking… Read more »