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Wartburg chooses new VPAA

Wartburg chooses new VPAA

Wartburg College has named Dr. Brian Ernsting vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. President Darrel Colson announced Ernsting, currently assistant vice president for academic affairs at the University of Evansville, will begin his duties Aug. 1. “I’m pleased that Dr. Ernsting is joining us,” Colson said. […]

by · June 3, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Maneesha Gamana-Liyanage is packing her clothes for her trip to Colorado for a graduate school interview. Pursuing a master’s degree is one of her plans to remain in U.S. for another few years after graduating from Wartburg

International students face tough choices after college

    Maneesha Gamana-Liyanage is packing her suitcase for a trip to Colorado for a grad school interview in psychology. She is going to graduate in May and is planning to remain in the U.S. for another few years before finally going back to Sri Lanka. International students with academic […]

by · May 20, 2014 · 0 comments · News
All three Banwart siblings were adopted internationally. Emily (front right) was adopted from Paraguay while Ryan (front left) and Maria (front middle) were adopted from Bolivia. -- Submitted Photo

International adoptions decreasing in Iowa

Wartburg student Emily Banwart was adopted from Paraguay. After growing up in Algona, Iowa, she encourages U.S. families to consider adopting internationally. Overseas adoptions are decreasing nationwide.

by · May 16, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Time to legalize marijuana in Iowa?

Time to legalize marijuana in Iowa?

Freshman Andrew Bell is from Colorado, one state that has recently legalized marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use.  The recent legalization of marijuana in several states besides Iowa has been a pressing issue for some students. “It is weird when I go back home.  Marijuana is being sold everywhere, […]

by · May 13, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Randy Brubaker spoke to the Media Law & Ethics class each semester. Students always rated his visit as one of their favorite classes.

Comm Arts department mourns loss of alumnus

Faculty in the Communication Arts Department are remembering alumnus Randy Brubaker as an outstanding journalist and a good friend to the department and college. Brubaker died May 3 of a heart attack. It was his second heart attack in two weeks. He was recovering from surgery and expected to return […]

by · May 6, 2014 · 1 comment · News
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