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Joachim Schamberger uses modern technology and social media to modernize Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Joachim Schamberger uses modern technology and social media to modernize Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Charlotte Walsh, Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, The Monthly

Bienen Prof. Joachim Schamberger has mixed feelings about the use of technology in the modern era. While he reminisces about the days when he could talk to unplugged fellow passengers when riding the train in his native Germany, he also recognizes the merits of phones and social media as a rallying...

Profs. Eli Finkel and Alexandra Solomon dig into science behind successful marriages

Profs. Eli Finkel and Alexandra Solomon dig into science behind successful marriages

Madeleine Fernando, Digital Managing Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, The Monthly

Thousands of couples celebrated Valentine’s Day across the nation this month, and some nights have surely culminated in marriage proposals. While the thought of wedding bells chiming inspires feelings of love and romance for most, psychology and Kellogg Prof. Eli Finkel and psychology Prof. Alexandra...

Bienen alum uses music for political activism

Bienen alum uses music for political activism

Madeleine Fernando, Digital Managing Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

It’s no secret that the road to “making it” as a musician is not an easy one. Zeshan Bagewadi (Bienen ’09, ’11) had brief stints as an Uber driver, an auto mechanic and a drill press operator before releasing his first album “Vetted.” His hard work paid off. The album “caught fire”...

‘An Outrage’ examines the modern ramifications of lynching

‘An Outrage’ examines the modern ramifications of lynching

Jane Recker, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Television and Film

A&E When filmmakers Lance Warren and Hannah Ayers learned about lynching as young adults, they said it was presented in their education as “a sidebar of American history.” It was through working to create an online history course for high school teachers that they began delving deeper into t...

Dittmar exhibit challenges stereotypes about black men

Dittmar exhibit challenges stereotypes about black men

Andrea Michelson, Assistant A&E Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Visual Arts

A&E Rick Lewis’ students at Illinois State University knew him as a helpful administrator and mentor for black students. They were unaware of his artistic talents until they became the subject of his art. Lewis’s portrait series, “(In)Visible Men,” features 13 portraits of black men, ...