News Archive (2017)


  • June 28, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Lionsgate interviewed Gary Black Jr., Ph.D., associate professor in the Honors College, about the Christian themes in The Shack, their film adaptation of the bestselling novel, for a special feature that appears on the recently released DVD.
  • June 23, 2017
    Learn more about Wilkens' recent publication.
  • June 23, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent publication.
  • June 6, 2017
    Learn more about Bentz's recent presentation.
  • May 30, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent presentation.
  • May 10, 2017

    This year, the Gerald Wilson Award went to graduating senior Gabriel “Gabe” Martin, a Biology major from Fresno, CA. Gabe received the award in recognition of his academic achievements, work as a researcher, and service to the Honors College.

    Dr. Skyla Herod, associate professor in the Department of Biology and...

  • May 9, 2017
    Learn more about Bentz's recent professional activity.
  • May 9, 2017

    By Jenelle Dhing

    Megan Webb says she has always been indecisive. While in the Honors Program at APU, she could not decide between politics and business, so she pursued a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in International Business. As a junior, she studied abroad in western Europe with the...

  • April 27, 2017

    By Donovan Young

    Purpose, confidence, and self-sufficiency. These words and themes ring clear when asking sophomore Sociology major Abby Rickett about the influence Project Cultivate has on the women it seeks to serve. Project Cultivate, affectionately dubbed ‘PC,’ brings the veiled issue of sex-trafficking to the forefront of social justice discussion...

  • April 27, 2017

    By Gianna Jason

    The Honors College at APU annually hosts a paper-writing competition for Honors students to submit academic papers from all subject areas and classes in order to be published in the Honors College publication “Gratia Eruditionis.” Alongside being published in the Honors annual journal, winning students receive a $250...

  • April 27, 2017

    By Donovan Young

    Professor Harrington has just completed her doctoral program! She traveled to Bath Spa University in England over Spring Break to take part in the traditional dissertation defense, or, as it is affectionately dubbed, the “celebration of your work as a scholar.” Her doctoral work focused on how techniques...

  • April 27, 2017
    By David Weeks, Dean of the Honors College

    Rod Dreher’s new book, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation, is creating a lot of buzz. Dreher insists the culture war is over. Secularism prevailed. Christianity lost.
    As a result, Dreher contends, the faithful should cease shoring up an...
  • April 26, 2017
    Learn more about Wilkens' recent professional activity.
  • April 26, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent presentation.
  • March 20, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent professional activity.
  • March 20, 2017
    Learn more about Smith's recent presentation.
  • March 13, 2017
    Learn more about Herod's recent publication.
  • February 24, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent professional activity.
  • February 24, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent presentation.
  • February 24, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent publication.
  • February 15, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Amy Black, Ph.D., author and professor of political science at Wheaton College, addressed APU with her lecture, “Evangelicals and American Politics: Obstacles and Opportunities,” stressing that evangelical identity needs to be rooted in Christ.
  • February 6, 2017
    Learn more about Kaak's recent publication.
  • January 23, 2017
    Learn more about Green's recent publication.
  • January 13, 2017
    Learn more about Berry's recent professional activity.
  • January 13, 2017
    Learn more about Glyer's recent publication.
  • January 13, 2017
    Learn more about Vitz's recent publication.