What's News 10/4

What’s News—a collection of updates from the media and our own news website
10/4/18

News

Chris Janzen, MFA, assistant professor of art, was featured in an October 3 article on local art exhibits by Donald Munro, community arts writer munroreview.com/2018/10/03/5-picks-for-arthop-fresno-pacifics-chris-janzen-gets-personal-at-fig-tree/

 

Faculty member Janice Leppke won a Horizon Award from the Fresno Arts Council for her work as an artist. Donald Munro, community arts writer, covered the announcement October 3 munroreview.com/2018/10/03/well-snap-2018-horizon-awards-are-announced/

 

On October 1 Christian Century posted an edited version of Mennonite World Review’s September 3 article on the changes at the seminary christiancentury.org/article/people/terry-brensinger-demoted-seminary-president-greg-boyd-let-go-visiting-scholar

 

An editorial posted September 24 by Mennonite World Review mentions changes at the seminary and an article by Quentin Kinnision, Ph.D., associate professor and program director in Christian ministry and leadership, in Christian Leader magazine mennoworld.org/2018/09/24/editorial/finding-the-right-fit/

 

Jay Pope, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, was part of a story on a Syrian refugee family September 19 on KMPH FOX 26 kmph.com/news/local/syrian-refugees-look-for-new-home-in-central-valley

 

The September/October issue of Christian Leader magazine includes the article “Hearing from God in the Discord,” by Quentin Kinnison, Ph.D., associate professor and program director, Christian ministry and leadership professor of on christianleadermag.com/hearing-from-god-in-the-discord/

 

Athletics

 

On October 1, Swimswam posted an article mentioning former Sunbird swimming and diving coach Josh Christensen taking over the Indiana State University program swimswam.com/indiana-state-opens-2018-19-slate-friday-vs-illinois-chicago/

 

 

On the FPU news website are items on Katelyne Herrington, FPU’s new swimming and diving coach; the Believers Lecture Series with Christena Cleveland; publications by Nathan Carson, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy; the Good Neighbor Block Party at Senior Citizens Village hosted by the Office of Spiritual Formation and Diversity; an award for the Center for Peacemaking from Central California Legal Services; a book chapter by Darren Duerksen, Ph.D., associate professor of intercultural and religious studies; record fall enrollment; and a grant for The Syrinx student publication. More at fresno.edu/news/all