Dr. Garry Jost, religious studies faculty, gave presentations on his work in digitizing and analyzing Old Testament manuscripts at conferences in Vienna, Austria and in Hamburg, Germany in July 2014.
Susan Engel, a prominent national educator, will speak on The Case for Curiosity on Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in St. Anne's Chapel at Marylhurst University.
The free lecture explores practical ways teachers and parents can encourage question asking in the classroom and how schools can make student inquiry a priority.
Susan Engel is a senior lecturer at Williams College and a contributor at The New York Times. She has authored several books; her most recent book, Red Flags or Red Herrings: Predicting Who Your Child Will Become, was published by Simon and Schuster in 2011.
The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Education at Marylhurst University and the Arbor School of Arts and Sciences. It is part of a two-day event including panel discussions and workshops at the Arbor School.