Harvard visiting lecturer highlights 34th annual Friedman Lecture

February 13, 2018 | Milton Friedman Lecture
Dr. Maxim Boycko, visiting lecturer at Harvard University, will deliver the 34th annual Milton Friedman Lecture at Marietta College. Boycko’s talk begins at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The program is free and open to the public. Boycko, who has taught economics at Moscow State University and has had research...
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College celebrating Native American History Month on Nov. 1

October 29, 2018 | Diversity & Inclusion
The Piscataway Nation Singers and Dancers will be at Marietta College on Thursday, November 1st as the campus celebrates Native American History Month. The singers and dancers will perform at 8:00 p.m. in The Gathering Place. The event, which is sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, is free and open to the public.
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Marietta College’s new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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Impressive performers lined up for 38th season of Esbenshade Series

August 1, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
Talented musicians and dancers will highlight the 38th season of the Esbenshade Series at Marietta College, which features four performances that are free and open to the public at the Peoples Bank Theatre starting on Sunday, Sept. 16. Each of the four performers this season is unique from each other and are sure to appeal to a wide-ranging...
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Visiting painter Kaveri Raina to give public lecture on Feb. 28th

February 1, 2018 | Gallery 310
Visiting painter Kaveri Raina will give a public lecture at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28th, at Marietta College’s Hermann Fine Arts Center. Raina’s lecture is free and open to the public in Hermann 308. Raina will also be part of the Gallery 310 exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies,” which opens Friday, Feb. 16th and continues until April 14th.
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International Economics student wins first round of PioBiz

October 22, 2018 | PioBiz
Marietta College student Yuhang Liu ’20 (Beijing, China) recently took top honors in the first round of the PioBiz — the Problem-Solution phase — for her idea “iTown.” The International Economics student — who presented one of 13 ideas during the competition — won $140. PioBiz is a business start-up competition with a final award of up to $...
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Spring Jazz, A Capella concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 19th

April 10, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Jazz Combo and Floodstage will team up for a spring Jazz and A Capella concert — Can’t Stop that Feeling! — at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Celebration of Life ceremony planned for Dr. John Michel

June 21, 2018 | John Michel
Arrangements have been made for a Celebration of Life for Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dr. John Michel, who passed away on May 15, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. June 30th in Andrews Hall Great Room. Dr. Michel’s family will host a reception immediately following.
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McCoy Professor pleased to complete two publications

October 18, 2018 | Faculty News
Marietta College’s Grace Johnson, McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting, recently completed two publications.
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Reed Fellow for Science and Technology to give April Leadership Q&A

April 3, 2018 | Leadership Q&A
Varun Sivaram, the Phillip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations, will be featured at a Leadership Q&A at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19th, in Thomas 209. This event is free and open to the public. Sivaram is also a strategic advisor to the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Reforming the Energy...
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College’s Floodstage performs ‘Titanium’ in video release

June 11, 2018 | Floodstage
Floodstage, Marietta College’s contemporary a cappella ensemble, recently released its video performance of Sia’s “Titanium.” “It’s a powerful text that sends the message that no matter what comes our way, we’ll remain strong,” said Dr. Jay Dougherty, Director of Choral Activities. “In a world as tumultuous as ours, this is a message we can...
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Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

January 22, 2018 | Gallery 310
Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”
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13 seniors make up Marietta College’s 2018 homecoming court

October 10, 2018 | Homecoming 2018
Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2018 Homecoming queen and king on Thursday, October 11th during lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall — and this year the voting should be competitive with 13 candidates. The 2018 Homecoming Court is made up of eight queen candidates and five king candidates. Voting will be...
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The Romeros in Concert closes out 2017-18 Esbenshade Series season

March 30, 2018 | Esbenshade Series
The Romeros, known to millions as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 15th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. The Romeros were founded by the legendary Celedonio Romero with his sons Celin, Pepe and Angel in 1958. With a 55-year plus history, The Romeros have built an enviable discography.
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Marietta College Psychology students present research in Chicago

June 5, 2018 | Psychology
Nine Marietta College undergraduate and graduate Psychology students recently traveled with faculty members to Chicago to present their research findings at the 90th annual meeting of the Mid-Western Psychological Association.
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Marietta College partners with Ripple Safety for 24/7 monitoring service

January 16, 2018 | safety
Ripple Network Technologies, Inc., makers of the world’s smallest personal safety wearable, today announced a partnership with Marietta College, a safety-focused, progressive and innovative institution of higher learning in Marietta, Ohio. Marietta’s belief is that this solution allows their students to safely navigate college life, not only...
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College hosting Capoeira-style music, dance as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2018 | Modern Languages
Marietta College is hosting two days of music, workshops and dance in the Capoeira-style as a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on October 5th-6th. The program features Mestre Caboclinho of Sacramento, California, and TABCAT (Tribo Afro Bahiana de Capoeira Angola Tradicional) with dancers from Columbus and Cincinnati.
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Marietta College ready to host ninth annual McDonough Leadership Conference on April 6-7

March 27, 2018 | Leadership Conference
For the ninth consecutive year, more than 150 students, faculty, and staff members will converge on Marietta College for the McDonough Leadership Conference that brings together undergraduate and graduate leadership students on campus for two days.
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Eastern Texas Regional Association hosts 14th annual Alumni Golf Tournament

November 8, 2018 | golf
On October 26th, Marietta College alumni and friends gathered at the Cypresswood Golf Course in Spring, Texas, to play for a cause close to their hearts. Thirty-four alumni participated in the tournament and raised $12,145 to benefit the Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geology and the Marietta College Office of Alumni Relations.
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Petroleum Engineering majors claim top spot at third annual PioBiz competition

May 22, 2018 | Student News
It doesn’t take long to figure out that Derek Krieg ’19 (New Matamoras, Ohio) and Sebastian Ziaja ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) love talking about the oil and gas industry. Their passion recently paid off as the two Petroleum Engineering majors won the third round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition with their company Oilfield Basics. The...
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NBC4 co-anchor to moderate 2nd Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College

September 17, 2018 | Debate
Colleen Marshall, co-anchor of NBC4 at 6 and 11 p.m., will be the moderator at the second Ohio gubernatorial debate at Marietta College’s Ban Johnson Arena on Monday, Oct. 1. “I’m looking forward to an event that gives the voters of Ohio the opportunity to speak directly to the men who want to be their next governor,” Marshall said. 
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PA Program’s Capstone Course Coordinator driven to help students get published

March 20, 2018 | PA Program
With all of the hard work and long hours that they put in together during class and studying, graduate students in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program have a well-deserved reputation of forming special bonds within their cohort, and with the program faculty and staff. And thanks to the mentoring of Dr. John Grosel during their...
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2019 McCoy Professor honor shared by faculty from English, Biology

December 19, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Nicole Livengood describes her style of teaching as “energetic.” As an English professor, Dr. Livengood teaches students from a variety of majors. She said her interactive lectures help her engage her students. Livengood recently was named a 2019 McCoy Professor, the highest honor bestowed on professors at Marietta College. Biology...
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Emily Vigue ’19 elected student body president for 2018-19

May 9, 2018 | SGA
Marietta College’s student body recently elected four students from Ohio and one from California into leadership roles on the 2018-19 Student Government Association. Emily Vigue ’19 (Lancaster, Ohio) was elected student body president and will replace Paige Berschet ’18 (London, Ohio). Marietta’s SGA president has been an Ohio resident 10...
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Veteran political analyst Jeff Greenfield speaking to campus, alumni about turbulent events of 1968 (and today)

September 10, 2018 | Homecoming 2018
Jeff Greenfield, a veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, will be on Marietta College’s campus from October 10th-12th speaking with multiple classes and making a special presentation to the Class of 1968 during Homecoming festivities. The focus of Greenfield’s visit is to discuss the tumultuous activities of 1968, a year...
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