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1998 Studio Art Faculty Exhibition
This exhibition of professional work by the studio faculty of the Department of Art demonstrates a commitment to the liberal arts tradition embodied in the curriculum of Moravian College.

Award Winning Pipers to Teach and Perform at
The enchanting sound of Scottish bagpipes and drums will fill the air at Moravian College for the next few weeks.

Moravian Theological Seminary names new trustees
The Moravian Theological Seminary recently welcomed the addition of new members to its board of trustees.

Historic Pipe Organ on Loan from Metropolitan
Moravian College will take receipt of a historic pipe organ from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, on Wednesday, August 26th.

Expert panel to discuss current crisis in Russia
With the ruble in a free fall, the economic collapse in Russia has sparked a political crisis that has left the country without a functioning government for the last two weeks.

Roko Kawai's graceful dance coming to Moravian College
"Versus," a dance concert featuring Roko Kawai, the acclaimed dancer and choreographer, will be held at Moravian College in Foy Concert Hall on Monday, October 5, at 8:00 p.m.

Moravian Theological Seminary offers a guide for
The Lay Academy of the Moravian Theological Seminary is offering a course, Active spirituality: a guide for seekers and ministers.

Moravian Theological Seminary offers a little TLC
The Lay Academy of the Moravian Theological Seminary is offering a course, Theology, Literature and Coffee (TLC), that explores theological themes in selected literature.

Moravian Theological Seminary discussion to focus on state licensure
The Moravian Theological Seminary will hold a panel presentation to discuss the status of the bill before the Pennsylvania legislature concerning state licensure for professional counselors.

Moravian to Celebrate 250th anniversary of
The Moravian College Music Department will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Single Brethren's House with a public concert on Saturday, October 3, at 8 p.m. in Peter Hall.

Carville and Sununu to speak at Moravian College - political fireworks expected
Moravian College will host a timely dialogue between political consultant James Carville, campaign manager for President Bill Clinton, and John Sununu, co-host of CNN's "Crossfire" and former chief of staff for President Bush.

Family Day at Moravian College set for Saturday, Sept. 26
Parents, siblings, other family members, and friends of Moravian College students will get a chance to experience campus life Saturday, September 26, during the college's annual Family Day.

The Moravian College Music Department presents the Moravian College Wind Ensemble
From Big Band to Broadway...featuring Show-Stopping Tunes by Sinatra, Cole Porter, Soundtrack highlights from: Batman and Titanic, Vals Nostalgico, Cancion de Adelita by Mexican composer Carlos Chavez, Tidings for Band and Audience

Moravian College to host colloquium for area high school students
Moravian College has been selected by Johns Hopkins University to host a 1998 College Colloquium for area high school students and their parents.

Lehigh Valley high schools get together at Moravian to discuss cultural diversity
Over 400 students, teachers, and administrators from 22 Lehigh Valley high schools will participate in a conference on October 13 and 14 at Moravian College focusing on ethnic and cultural diversity.

Auschwitz survivor to recount horror with lecture at Moravian College
Holocaust survivor Judy Freeman will speak at Moravian College about her experience at the Auschwitz concentration camp and her struggle to escape the Nazis.

Children will find Moravian College "bearly lovable" on October 17
"Bearly Lovable: Teddy Bear Bonanza," a program for children and families performed by Dave Fry and Barbara Pearson, will be held on Saturday, October 17, at 3:00 p.m.

Humor, Laughter, and Healing to be topic at Moravian Theological Seminary
The Moravian Theological Seminary is offering a one-day course that explores the role of humor and its affect on the healing process, as part of the Pastor Care Week Lectures.

Stage portrayal of religious figures will bring church history to life at Moravian
The Moravian Theological Seminary will present a day of theatrical performances that portray historic figures in the religious world.

TechnoStress the Topic at Seminary Workshop
The Moravian Theological Seminary is conducting a two evening workshop, Moving Beyond TechnoStress - Developing a Healthy Relationship with Technology.

Moravian College announces accelerated winter offerings
There is good news for students who missed registration this fall.

Conference on Moravian Music October 22-25
The Third Bethlehem Conference on Moravian Music will be held this year at Moravian College and Lehigh University, October 22-25.

Moravian College Theatre Company Presents Juno and the Paycock November 6-8, 13-15
Sean O'Casey's tragicomic masterpiece, Juno and the Paycock, will be performed by the Moravian College Theatre Company on November 6-8, and 13-15 in the Arena Theatre on Moravian's Main Street campus.

Big Night at Moravian College: 1998 Comenius Alumni Award Winner Named and Commission for the Future Officially Begins
Dr. Robert J. Semper will be awarded the 1998 Comenius Alumni Award by the Moravian College Alumni Association Board of Directors at the Comenius Dinner on Friday, October 23.

Moravian Chamber Symphony to Perform November 1
The music of Mozart, Bach and Mendelssohn will fill the air at Moravian College on Sunday, November 1 at 3:00 p.m.

Alumni Concert Series Begins at Moravian College on November 10
The Moravian College Music Department will hold the first performance of its 1998-99 Alumni Concert Series featuring the group, "Keith, John and Sue."

Moravian College Choir, Women's Chorus, and Vocalis Concert
Moravian College Music Department presents a concert featuring the College Choir, Women's Chorus, and Vocalis conducted by Paula Ring Zerkle.

Moravian College Appoints Professor and Chair of New Nursing Program
Janet Askew Sipple, R.N., Ed.D., the Dean of the School of Nursing at St. Luke's Hospital has been appointed Professor and Chairperson of the newly established St. Luke's Hospital Commemorative School of Nursing at Moravian College.

Moravian to Host Leadership Workshop November 18
Moravian College will host a workshop, Leadership for the Coming Millenium: The Conflict Element, on November 18, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

Moravian College Organizing Honduras Relief Effort
Moravian College is organizing a relief effort to help ease the suffering of those who fell victim to Hurricane Mitch in Honduras.

Opportunity Day at Moravian College to Attract Multicultural Students
Moravian College will hold it's first open house aimed specifically at attracting qualified multicultural students to the College.

Morning Star Soloists Chosen for Moravian College Christmas Vespers Program
Four children have been selected to sing the solo portions of the traditional Moravian hymn "Morning Star" at the six Moravian and Moravian Theological Seminary Christmas Vespers services this December.

Yo-Yo Ma to Conduct Master Class at Moravian College
World-renowned Cellist, Yo-Yo Ma will conduct a master class on Saturday, November 21, at 12 noon in Foy Concert Hall at Moravian College's Church Street Campus in Bethlehem.

Perception and Deception: The Works of Istvan Orosz
Graphic artist Istvan Oros z of Budapest uses traditional printing techniques such as woodcuts and engravings to create works to tease and fascinate the eye of the viewer.

Anonymous 4 to Perform in Concert at Moravian
The all-female vocal quartet Anonymous 4 will perform "On Yoolis Night" at Moravian College on December 8, 1998 at 8:00 p.m.

Lilly Endowment Grant to Moravian Theological Seminary to Ensure Flourishing Congregational Ministries
In a major national effort to increase theological school's capacities to prepare good students to be fine ministers of congregations, Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has approved $53 million in grants.

Dark Odyssey: Philip Jones Griffiths
Dark Odyssey: Philip Jones Griffiths brings together 70 photographs representing four decades of work by one of the century's most prolific and dedicated photojournalists.

Registration for Continuing Studies at Moravian
Registration is in progress for spring semester courses in the Division of Continuing Studies at Moravian College.