MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 15, 2019) — Trudi Peterson freely admits that she hates speaking in public.

But she teaches public speaking, among other courses in Monmouth College's communication studies curriculum, and she does it so well that she was named this year's recipient of the College's Hatch Award for Distinguished Teaching.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 9, 2019) — With so many stars in space, it seems a certainty that plenty of those stars have planets orbiting them.

Yet, actually proving that "is ridiculously hard to do," said Monmouth College physics professor Mike Solontoi.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 8, 2019) — Members of the Monmouth College women's soccer team:

Emma Freyermuth of Muscatine (52761)

Nishimwe Trifoza of Davenport (52803)

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 8, 2019) — Lauren Fulscher from Moline is a member of the women's swimming and diving team at Monmouth College. The Fighting Scots home invitational will be on November 9.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 7, 2019) — Andrew Shie of Davenport, Iowa, is a member of the men's swimming and diving team at Monmouth College. The Fighting Scots will open the season October 26 at Illinois Wesleyan University.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 30, 2019) — Student members of Monmouth College's Chorale for 2019-20.

Meaghan Glenn of Moline (61265)

Carly Miller of Davenport (52807)

Elisabeth Riedesel of Davenport (52803)

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 27, 2019) — Three Monmouth College student organizations are coming together to stage the inaugural Pink Pumpkin Run, an event to help the fight against breast cancer.

The 5K run/walk will be held during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month at 8AM, October 5, starting at the Huff Athletic Center. Proceeds from the event will be donated to OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth.


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 26, 2019) — A grant from Compeer Financial's Fund for Rural America will help area school children develop a deeper understanding of local agriculture and its application to place.

Compeer Financial's Fund for Rural America has awarded a $10,000 grant for place-based agricultural-education to the Rural Schools Collaborative and Monmouth College.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 25, 2019) — Special performers, a concert, an event celebrating the human spirit, and a spring through the history of Scottish literature will highlight this year's Monmouth College Family Weekend.

Monmouth will celebrate its annual Family Weekend September 27-29. The three-day event allows students to share the Monmouth experience with their family members.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 25, 2019) — Today in his political-science classes, Monmouth College professor Andrew Audette expects to talk about the word of the day — impeachment.

"Fortunately, this is not something that we take up every day," he said.

As much of the country talks about impeachment as well, Audette said it's important to know the terms and their meanings.