News and events


Check here for news on what is happening on campus, from fine arts to academic presentations. Many events on the Bluffton campus are free and open to the public; check news service stories for details.

Coming events

Mon Oct 3 Fall break, no classes
Mon Oct 3 Art Exhibition by Bluffton University art faculty: Andreas Baumgartner, Jim Fults, T.R. Steiner, Phillip Sudgen Oct. 3 - Oct 16, 2016 Reception: 10 a.m. - Noon Saturday, Oct. 15 More Info.
Tue Oct 4 Fall break, no classes
Tue Oct 4 Rehearsals for the Handel's "Messiah" will be held on Oct. 4, in the Gilliom Room of Mosiman Hall on campus. More Info.
Fri Oct 7 Jamie Lyn Smith will present the colloquium, "In This World but Not Of It: Literary Fiction and Spiritual Conflict"? on Friday, October 7th at 4pm in Stutzman Lecture Hall.
Tue Oct 11 Forum presentation by Saloma Miller Furlong, author, "Complicating Public Perceptions of the Amish," 11 a.m., Yoder Recital Hall More info.
Tue Oct 11 Student Forum presentation by Charles Miller, "Politics from the Inside, Looking Out," 11 a.m., Musselman Library More info
Sat Oct 15 Homecoming. Football vs. Hanover. More Info
Sun Oct 16 Fall Concert: Camerata/UC/Concert Band, 2:30 pm., Yoder Recital Hall
Mon Oct 17 Deadline for non emergency withdrawals

News from Bluffton

Students broaden horizons during semester off campus
For several Bluffton University students, fall semester 2012 included exposure to different cultures, internship opportunities and visits to historical sites.  More Info...
Library welcomes former professor’s photographs
An exhibit of Dr. Mary Ann Sullivan's photographs of library architecture is joining the permanent collection in Bluffton’s Musselman Library, which will mark the donation with a reception with Sullivan from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10.  More Info...
Talk to address ethics, integrity in social media age
Danielle Smith, executive director of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), will discuss opportunities to use social media positively—and pitfalls to avoid—in the annual Smucker Lecture at Bluffton University.  More Info...
Five Bluffton students in statewide honors band
Five members of the Bluffton University Concert Band were part of the honors concert band that performed last month at the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association Honors Festival.  More Info...
Alumnus to deliver leadership lecture
Murli Buluswar, chief science officer for Chartis Insurance in New York City, will return to his alma mater Tuesday, Feb. 5, to deliver Bluffton University’s annual Presidential Leadership Lecture in Founders Hall.  More Info...
Abstract painting exhibit to open Feb. 4
Abstract paintings by Austin Cartwright will be on exhibit beginning Monday, Feb. 4, in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Bluffton University’s Sauder Visual Arts Center.  More Info...
Film festival set in Bluffton
Bluffton University’s Institute for Learning in Retirement, an educational program for retirees, will host its second annual film festival, featuring "Families in Foreign Films," from March 5-8.  More Info...
Bluffton senior’s recital to feature his music
Saxophonist Scott Troyer will present his Bluffton University senior recital—including two of his compositions—at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, in Yoder Recital Hall.  More Info...