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Christianity Today editor to speak at ACU webinar

Abilene Christian University’s Baptist Studies Center and Siburt Institute for Church Ministry are jointly hosting a webinar on Feb. 13 featuring Dr. Russell Moore, the new editor in chief of Christianity Today and one of the leading public voices regarding culture and Christian ethics over the past few decades.  The event will take place through … Continued
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ACU to celebrate Black History Month with speakers, activities

During the month of February, Abilene Christian University has planned guest speakers, a silent disco, special Chapel speakers, discussion groups and a variety of other student activities in honor of Black History Month. Several ACU groups collaborated to plan and host the events, including the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; the Office of Multicultural … Continued

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ACU graduates to walk the stage at new Moody Coliseum Friday

Abilene Christian University will recognize 430 graduates during December Commencement on Dec. 16 in Moody Coliseum. The 7:30 p.m. ceremony will include 228 bachelor’s degrees, 144 master’s degrees and 58 doctoral degrees.  Dr. Brad East, assistant professor in the Department of Bible, Missions and Ministry and the 2022 Teacher of the Year, will give the … Continued

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ACU’s NEXT Lab construction permit application accepted for formal review by NRC

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has docketed Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Lab construction permit application, placing it under formal regulatory review. The application is the first for a new research reactor in more than 30 years and the first-ever for an advanced university research reactor.  “This is a significant achievement, and I … Continued

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ACU fraternity to play 68 hour volleyball game to benefit local non-profit

The men of Gamma Sigma Phi, a fraternity at Abilene Christian University, will be playing volleyball for 68 consecutive hours, and it’s all for a good cause. The event is underway Nov. 10-13 at the Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center as well as the newly renovated Moody Coliseum, and donations will … Continued

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ACU students bring fun and fitness to area children

In school, success is typically measured by grades, but during the noon hour every Wednesday, success is measured in giggles, yells and the overall excitement of a group of elementary students.   From 12:10-12:40 p.m. every Wednesday, 40 home-schooled children ages 6 to 12 file into the Royce and Pam Money Recreation Center at Abilene Christian … Continued

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Ethnos receives grant for 30th year of production

“Our Heritage” is the theme for the 30th annual Ethnos production at 7 p.m. on Nov. 4-5 at the newly renovated Boone Family Theatre, and the show is benefiting from a $1,500 Hearts for the Arts grant from the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council for the first time this year. Tickets are still available for the … Continued

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ACU biology professor discovers new species of rat in Ecuador

Dr. Tom Lee, Clark Stevens Professor of Biology at Abilene Christian University, discovered a new rat species, Thomasomys burneoi, 2,500 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador, and news of the discovery has recently been published in a scientific journal.  Thomasomys burneoi is a large rat species in the rich Andes Mountain … Continued

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Students help preserve campus history at ACU Museum

Abilene Christian University has over a century’s worth of history, meaning that the ACU Museum, on the corner of Campus Court and East North 16th Street, has a plethora of artifacts in need of identification, labeling and appropriate display. In the Historical Methods course this fall, students are taking part in that process by creating … Continued

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ACU’s Teacher Education department celebrates 100th year

Abilene Christian University has been educating educators for a century, and the College of Education and Human Services will celebrate the anniversary of the department at a Homecoming event. This year also marks the 65th year for the Department of Communications Disorders, and both departments will be honored jointly Thursday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. … Continued