MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 15, 2023) — Twenty years ago, Jacqueline Scott authored a chapter in the book Philosophy, Feminism, and Faith.

Now the chair of the philosophy department at Loyola University in Chicago, Scott will speak about that chapter when she delivers Monmouth College's annual Samuel M Thompson Memorial Lecture.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 14, 2023) A continent away, on the other side of the Equator, a major project in astronomy is set to begin, and a Monmouth College professor is involved.

Physics professor Michael Solontoi is co-author of a paper that will help scientists utilize a major new telescope being completed at Chile's Vera C Rubin Observatory that will take what amounts to a "ten-year digital movie of the sky."

MONMOUTH, ILINOIS (March 10, 2023) — The following students participated Monmouth College Chorale's annual spring break tour.

Megan Holevoet of Geneseo (61254)

Vaughn Vavrosky of Reynolds (61279)

William Plumley of Geneseo (61254)

This year's tour included performances in Nebraska, Colorado and Missouri. The "home" concert will be held at 7:30PM, March 18, in the Kasch Performance Hall of Dahl Chapel and Auditorium.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 7, 2023) — Last year, Monmouth College classics and history major Neil Dahlstrom ('98) authored Tractor Wars: John Deere, Henry Ford, International Harvester, and the Birth of Modern Agriculture, which won the 2022 American Book Fest Award for Best History-General.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 6, 2023) — Ross Donnan started his Monmouth College baseball career in style, as his first hit as a Fighting Scot was a home run.

Donnan is hoping to make a similar splash in an entirely different endeavor this spring, as he'll be a contestant on the NBC singing contest, The Voice.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 3, 2023) — Monmouth's 2022-23 Maple Leaf Community Concert Series will continue March 7 with a celebration of the biggest hits by some of the greatest divas in music history.

The group Divas3 will take the stage at 7PM in the Kasch Performance Hall of Monmouth College's Dahl Chapel and Auditorium. Tickets, both individual and memberships, are available at the Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 3, 2023) — A Grammy Award-winning singer found a new fan in Monmouth when Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice — the CNN documentary about the 1970s pop icon — aired a few years back.

Now, that avid fan — Monmouth College junior Ryan Bowman — is hoping to generate interest among his peers in the talented songstress, who recorded in diverse genres until her retirement in 2011 because of Parkinson's disease.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 1, 2023) — A guest speaker with a considerable amount of cachet in the accounting world was on Monmouth College's campus earlier this week.

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino visited three Monmouth accounting classes, and the students appreciated the opportunity to hear about his career and his office's responsibilities.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 28, 2023) — The Monmouth College Chorale and Chamber Choir will head for the Rockies during the upcoming spring break at the western Illinois school.

The thirty-student Chorale will perform three times in Colorado, including two public performances. On their way out west, the students will sing in Lincoln, Nebraska, and they'll perform in Kansas City on their way home. All of the public performances are free and open to the public.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 24, 2023) — Rebecca Quick ('21) made a valuable contribution to the Monmouth art scene two years ago when she collaborated as an artist-in-residence with Kendall Thompson ('17) on the large, colorful mural on the north wall of Tin Cup Coffee Shop in the 200 block of South Main St.