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North Central College faculty and alumnus coauthor published essay

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, and Kevin McMahon ’15 publish essay “Judith. An Epic Film Adaption.”

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, and alumnus Kevin McMahon ’15, international business major, coauthored an essay. Titled “Judith. An Epic Film Adaption,” the essay was published in “communications,” a scholarly journal by the International Brecht Society.

North Central College students engage in research, presentations, writing contests

With topics spanning politics, business, shoulder injuries, coffee and rock stars, students take advantage of academic opportunities outside the classroom.

Several North Central College students have engaged in a variety of research, presentation and writing opportunities during the past few months. The topics have spanned business, politics, finance, trade, athletic training, rock stars and more. Here are reports about the accomplished North Central students.

Political conference

Wolf works on projects that range from testing to language education to baseball

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities & professor of German, publishes essay, edits book, serves on committee.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, recently served as a language and test consultant for Educational Testing Service (ETS), published a peer-reviewed essay, and edited the book, “A Pennant for the Twin Cities: The 1965 Minnesota Twins.”

Wolf is editor of “Winning on the North Side: The 1929 Chicago Cubs”

Gregory H. Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, edits book on historic baseball team.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, is editor of the book “Winning on the North Side: The 1929 Chicago Cubs.”

Wolf received grants from German government to attend workshops on education in German

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities, received grants to attend workshops about teaching of German.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, received two generous grants from the German government to attend workshops this fall.

Wolf received Fulbright to attend two-week seminar at Universität Leipzig

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities, received a Fulbright fellowship to attend summer seminar in Germany.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, received a highly competitive Fulbright fellowship to participate in the Sommerakademie für amerikanische Germanistikprofessoren, an intensive two-week seminar at the Universität Leipzig in Germany in June 2014.

Wolf edits new book celebrating Milwaukee Braves

Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities
Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College professor of German, edited new book “Thar's Joy in Braveland! The 1957 Milwaukee Braves,” published in May.

Gregory H. Wolf, North Central College Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German, edited the new book “Thar's Joy in Braveland! The 1957 Milwaukee Braves,” published in May by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

Film, speakers, exhibit focus on 20th century opposition to suppression in Germany

Michael Lunberg, Consistorial Councillor in Berlin and Brandenburg
North Central College hosts a two-day symposium, April 7-8, featuring a documentary screening, guest speaker, colloquium and exhibition of historical posters.

North Central College hosts a distinctive two-day symposium, titled “Religious Opposition to Suppression: German Traditions,” on Monday and Tuesday, April 7-8, featuring a documentary screening, guest speaker, exhibition of historical posters and colloquium.

Students present their research, travel experiences to retirement community residents

Emily Labedz ’15, Hannah Kramer ’14
North Central College German majors Emily Labedz ’15 and Hannah Kramer ’14 are invited to speak to local residents about German culture.

North Central College German majors Hannah Kramer ’14 and Emily Labedz ’15 gave formal presentations to senior residents of Monarch Landing, a Naperville retirement community, on March 12. Their presentations focused on their research and travels in Germany.

Kramer, who’s pursuing state certification to teach German in high schools, studied in Heidelberg, Germany, in fall 2013 and participated in a D-Term study trip to Germany in 2012 led by Gregory Wolf, Dennis and Jean Bauman Professor in the Humanities and professor of German.

German pop band performs free concert at North Central

As part of its U.S. tour, the German indie pop band Tonbandgerät will perform at North Central College at 11 a.m. Monday, March 17.

As part of its U.S. tour, the German indie pop band Tonbandgerät will perform at North Central College March 17.  

Hosted by the Goethe Institut in Chicago, the concert is open to the campus community and will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Pfeiffer Hall. Admission is free but advance reservations are required; email Denise.Eiserman@chicago.goethe.org or call 312-263-0472. A meet and greet with the four band members will follow the concert.

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