Frank Furedi, whose influential books The Culture of Fear and Paranoid Parenting investigated the interaction between risk consciousness and perceptions of fear in contemporary society, will present two talks exploring fear on Monday, April 16, at Wilson College as part of the Common Hour series of lectures. Both will be held in the college library's Lenfest Learning Commons and are free and open to the public.
The Foundry, a Chambersburg art cooperative located at 100 N. Main St., will host Wilson Students at The Foundry, an exhibition of artwork by Wilson College studio art students. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, opens Friday, April 6, and runs through April 30.
Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, to mark the opening of the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibit will continue through April 27 in the Bogigian Gallery, which is located in Lortz Hall.
The Wilson College Child Care center recently received a $12,920 Keystone STARS Quality Improvement Grant, which will provide stipends for child care center staff in recognition of educational achievements.
Wilson's modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring performance on Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, in Laird Hall. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
A $1 million gift for a new veterinary education center at Wilson College has been committed by Margaret Hamilton Duprey, a resident of Wellington, Fla., and member of the college’s Board of Trustees.
Wilson College sophomore Pratikshya Gaihre has been named a Campus Compact 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, an honor given to civic-minded students who have demonstrated “an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country and abroad.”
Wilson College has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Eden Hall Foundation to fund research on the effects of taking part in the Student Parent Scholar program on the children of program participants.
A new educational partnership between Wilson and New York Chiropractic College will guarantee qualified Wilson graduates who receive a bachelor’s degree in exercise science admission to NYCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic program.
Wilson College's international student organization, the Muhibbah Club, will host a spring dinner featuring dishes from around the world on Saturday, March 3, in Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and dinner begins at 5:30. It will be followed by entertainment presented by the students at 7:30 p.m. in Laird Hall.