News Archive for 2015


September 1, 2015
APU's Pew College Society will offer a GRE training session on Wednesday, September 23. Register today to attend.
August 28, 2015
Azusa Pacific unites with schools around the country to celebrate Constitution Day on September 17.
August 25, 2015
Learn more about Mathews' recent presentation.
August 3, 2015
Learn more about Prosser's recent award.
August 3, 2015
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent publication.
August 3, 2015
Learn more about Grissom's recent publication.
July 27, 2015
Learn more about Mathews' recent professional activity.
July 20, 2015
Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., APU dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, discussed the political contrasts between President Obama and President Reagan with CNN.
July 17, 2015
Learn more about Hartwig's recent professional activity.
July 17, 2015
Learn more about Hartwig's recent publication.
July 17, 2015
Learn more about Yu's recent publication.
July 6, 2015 by Jennifer E. Walsh
Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, delights in helping students see that the stewardship of their academic gifts represents an act of obedience that pleases God.
July 1, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
June 29, 2015
Learn more about Griesinger's recent presentation.
June 26, 2015
Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., APU's dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of political science, wrote an op-ed ahead of the Supreme Court's same-sex ruling that appears in the Christian Post.
June 10, 2015
The Pew College Society is offering an innovative training course for the GMAT exam this summer.
June 8, 2015 by APU Life
After three years working in China, Lisa (Bareman '06) Hoeksema, secured a management role at the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
June 8, 2015 by University Relations
Once a wide receiver at Azusa Pacific, Jesse Merrick's '12 big break arrived in August 2014, when he became a full-time sports anchor/reporter at News Channel 5 in Grand Junction, Colorado.
May 29, 2015
Learn more about McCoy's recent publication.
May 29, 2015
Learn more about Pawley's recent professional activity.
May 29, 2015
Learn more about Manning's recent publication.
May 25, 2015 by Michael Clark
For John Verhoeven, joining APU's staff as the pitching coach was a quick decision made after announcing his retirement as the head baseball coach of 16 successful years at Biola University.
May 18, 2015 by University Relations
The annual David C. Bicker Communication Ethics Conference exposes undergraduate students to the process of academic research. The 28th event drew faculty and students from institutions throughout Southern California.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Wood's recent award.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Smith's recent award.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Norris' recent award.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Cole's recent presentation.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Lafreniere's recent presentation.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Schrum's recent publication.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Bouslough's recent publication.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Sipper-Denlinger's recent presentation.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Bouslough's recent presentation.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Brashear's recent presentation.
May 12, 2015
Learn more about Sambasivam's recent publication.
April 27, 2015
Skyla M. Herod, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biology and Chemistry at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the 2015–16 school year.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Sellers' recent presentation.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Grissom's recent publication.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Yu's recent award.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Metry's recent presentation.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Bleistein's recent presentation.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Wong's recent presentation.
April 27, 2015
Learn more about Manning's recent publication.
April 22, 2015
Writers for The Clause, Azusa Pacific University’s student weekly paper, and Collide, the school’s monthly student magazine, won national awards from premier organizations of news professionals.
April 21, 2015 by Megan Ramirez '15
Teams That Thrive is a resource tool for senior leadership and ministry teams within the church as well as for teams in various kinds of organizations.
April 20, 2015 by University Relations
The Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts selected English professor Emily Griesinger, Ph.D., to serve a four-year term on its national board, representing 97 schools.
April 16, 2015
Mary Shepard Wong, Ph.D., director of field–based TESOL Programs and professor in the Department of Global Studies at Azusa Pacific University, received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the 2015–16 school year.
April 16, 2015
For the third year, high school students from across Los Angeles County will compete in a Spanish language spelling bee hosted by APU.
April 14, 2015
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
April 14, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent presentation.
April 13, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
Leslie Wickman, Ph.D., now celebrates the release of her first book on April 14. God of the Big Bang: How Modern Science Confirms the Creator (Worthy Publishing) examines how science and faith interact.
April 13, 2015 by Bethany Wagner '14
English professor and scholar Diana Pavlac Glyer explores the power of collaboration in pairs, especially through the work of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien.
April 6, 2015
Learn more about Willis' recent professional activity.
April 6, 2015
Learn more about Wong's recent professional activity.
April 1, 2015 by University Relations
APU fostered its commitment to scholarship by hosting the annual campus– and community–wide multidisciplinary conference dedicated to the celebration of academic discovery—the William E. and Ernest L. Boyer Common Day of Learning (CDL).
March 31, 2015
TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity will take place on Tues., April 7, 2015, from 1-4:30 p.m., in Upper Turner Campus Center, located on East Campus, at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa. Watch the streaming event online, visit apu.edu/live.
March 30, 2015 by Christopher Noble
Azusa Pacific's High Sierra Semester integrates outdoor experience and leadership training into a humanities curriculum and employs a traditional "great books" approach to the liberal arts.
March 30, 2015
Learn more about Willis' recent professional activity.
March 27, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
“Is Jesus a Capitalist or a Communist: Christian Response to the Problem of Poverty,” featured Peter Greer and Shane Claiborne, representing two distinct opinions on the effects of capitalism on poverty.
March 17, 2015
Learn more about Hartwig's recent professional activity.
March 17, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
March 17, 2015
Learn more about Hartwig's recent presentation.
March 17, 2015
Learn more about Hartwig's recent publication.
March 9, 2015
Learn more about Denu's recent presentation.
March 9, 2015
Learn more about Miller's recent publication.
March 9, 2015
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent publication.
March 9, 2015
Learn more about Denu's recent publication.
March 4, 2015
Learn more about Lafreniere's recent presentation.
February 24, 2015
The Department of History and Political Science and the Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society invite you to hear Barrie Schwortz present on the Shroud of Jesus.
February 24, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
February 24, 2015
Learn more about Yu's recent presentation.
February 24, 2015
Learn more about Bahng's recent publication.
February 23, 2015 by Jon Milhon
Elisa Hoellerich '12 believed she would never get into a physician assistant (PA) program. Professor Jon Milhon thought otherwise, and had so much confidence in her that he wrote her an "I told you so letter."
February 23, 2015 by University Relations
In November, APU presented Kindertransport, a drama production referencing the experiences of 10,000 Jewish children evacuate to England in 1938 through the story of one family.
February 9, 2015 by Kayla Johnston ’16
Students return to APU from a semester overseas with Global Learning Term, a self-directed, cultural immersion experience.
February 6, 2015
Join us Thurs., Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. to hear from U.S. Army Colonel Shon Remich, MD, one of the nation's top allergist and immunologists, who will report on the Eboloa crisis and vaccine efforts.
February 4, 2015 by Cynndie Hoff
Diverse Issues in Higher Education named Rachel Castaneda, Ph.D., an Emerging Scholar for her groundbreaking research on addiction among young people.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Eaton's recent professional activity.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Dunaetz's recent professional activity.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Berry's recent professional activity.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Griesinger's recent professional activity.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Heumier's recent presentation.
February 2, 2015
Learn more about Eaton's recent publication.
February 2, 2015 by Micah McDaniel
Terrell Watson ’15, the 6-foot-2-inch, 240-pound Azusa Pacific University running back, summed up his life in a 40-character tweet this past summer while prepping for his senior year: “I’m honestly addicted to getting better.”
January 30, 2015
APU's Department of English welcomes Brett Foster for this year's James L. Hedges Distinguished Poetry Reading on Tuesday, February 24.
January 26, 2015
The John Stauffer Charitable Trust awarded Azusa Pacific a 1:1 challenge grant of $500,000 to support the Department of Biology and Chemistry summer research program for chemistry and biochemistry undergraduates.
January 26, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
January 26, 2015
Learn more about Schrum's recent publication.
January 26, 2015
Learn more about Drewry's recent publication.
January 26, 2015
Learn more about Bentz's recent publication.
January 23, 2015 by Kate Sullivan '15
For two Azusa Pacific students and one alumnus a chance meeting with Sylvester Stallone became their ticket to 15 minutes of fame and then some.
January 20, 2015
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent professional activity.
January 20, 2015
Learn more about Gutiérrez's recent presentation.
January 20, 2015
Learn more about Manning's recent publication.
January 19, 2015 by University Relations
Students enrolled in the Television Workshop now film news segments on their new production set for APU's news program, Capture.
January 14, 2015
Azusa Pacific University’s Center for Research in Science presents “The Divine Handiwork: Evolution and the Wonder of Life,” with Owen Gingerich, Ph.D.
January 13, 2015
Learn more about Yu's recent professional activity.
January 13, 2015
Learn more about Wong's recent professional activity.
January 13, 2015
Learn more about Pawley's recent presentation.
January 12, 2015 by University Relations
A look back at Azusa Pacific's major accomplishments during 2013—14.
January 9, 2015
APU's Pew College Society will offer training sessions for the GRE and GMAT during the spring 2015 semester. Register today to attend.
Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.