Regent to Launch Premier Christian MOOC
Regent University, the preeminent global Christian university and a top 10 online school as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, has announced that it will launch an exclusive platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs) in January 2014.
Law Team Advances to National Competition
For the third consecutive year, Regent University's School of Law Moot Court team has advanced to the finals of the National Moot Court Competition.
Bus Stop Opens on Regent Stage
In the 1950s, William Inge was one of the most well-known playwrights in New York, having penned a string of Broadway hits with film adaptations and major awards including a Pulitzer Prize and an Oscar. One of those hits comes to Regent University's Studio Theatre Friday, Nov. 15.
Center for Global Justice Hosts Summit
Unfurling in the regime of North Korea are shocking events meeting at the intersection of a present-day Holocaust and Underground Railroad. Though the traumas evolving within the country are mostly unheard of by the rest of the world, the religious and political persecution taking place in North Korea affects nearly 200,000 people trapped in concentration camps.
Tenth Annual Chili Bowl Brings Campus Together
One of the hallmarks of college campus life usually revolves around sports teams that bring the student body together. Regent University takes this another step further with a tournament of football teams that compete for the prized Chili Bowl Championship.
Regent Undergraduates Present at Tech Conference
The opportunities for Regent University students to specialize early and engage in high level research at the undergraduate level has paid off for two College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students who presented at the Modern Technology and Management Institute (MTMI) international conference this fall.
Twelftree Delivers Inaugural Lecture
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Regent University's academic community flooded the Moot Court Room to celebrate the Charles L. Holman Professorship of New Testament and Early Christianity Inaugural Lecture, delivered by Dr. Graham Twelftree, in the School of Divinity. The lecture was presented by the school and its Center for Renewal Studies.
Founding RSG Professor Reflects on 30 Years
As Regent University's Robertson School of Government (RSG) celebrates 30 years, events across campus have helped reflect on a heritage of leadership and inspired progress in the future. But perhaps none have been quite so poignant as the retirement lecture of beloved professor emeritus, Dr. Philip C. Bom, on Friday, Oct. 25.
Regent Hosts Church Relations Events
As Scripture from Ecclesiastes proclaims, a "chord of three is not quickly broken;" David Kleffman, director of the Office of Church Relations, strives to strengthen the bond between the local area church and Regent University.
Political Heavyweights Debate Presidential Power
In a political season marked by gridlock and diatribe, Regent University's 11th Annual Clash of the Titans® struck a more collegial chord as political heavyweights from both sides of the aisle squared off over the topic of Presidential Power: Has the Executive Branch Gone Too Far?
Law Launches Master's in Legal Studies
In an increasingly complex society, the need for legal training is becoming even more vital. Many people interacting with the law—human resource managers, compliance officers, contract managers and others—will need legal training but not necessarily a J.D. That's why the Regent University School of Law will offer its first Master of Arts in Law for prospective students seeking a competitive edge in today's job market.
Regent Gets Up Close and Personal with Duck Dynasty
Few television shows are currently considered more reflective of Southern American culture than A&E's Duck Dynasty, a reality show about a close-knit Christian family in Louisiana running a successful duck call business. On Monday, Oct. 21, Regent University got a little taste of the bayou when Alan Robertson spoke at a special joint chapel with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN).
Global Justice Center Names Admin. Director
To Ernie Walton '11 (School of Law), the dedication to justice is the same as committing to Christ. During the fall 2013 semester, Walton began serving as the administrative director for the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law.
Divinity Offers Christian Formation Certificate
As Regent University's online education continues to excel with esteemed faculty leading rigorous courses, beginning in the fall of 2014, the School of Divinity will release the groundbreaking Christian Formation and Spirituality (CCFS) certificate program.
Founder and Chancellor Speaks at Chapel
Each semester, Regent University's founder and chancellor, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson speaks at a chapel service to encourage the students, staff and faculty in their daily efforts. On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Chancellor Robertson spoke from Numbers 6:24-26, in which the Lord instructs Moses on how to bless His people.
Attorneys Admitted to Supreme Court
On Monday Oct. 7, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) opened for its new October 2013 term, 10 former Regent University School of Law students serving as staff attorneys for the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) were admitted to the Supreme Court bar.
International Center for Worship Hosts Summit
"What I do here is what I want to do all over the world," said David M. Edwards, creative director of Regent University's International Center for Worship (ICW). "I want to look for people that I can bring to ICW that embody humility; who are successful, but stay on their face before God."
Gretchen Carlson Encourages Risk-Taking at ELS
Before a crowd of 400 local business leaders, national broadcast television personality Gretchen Carlson discussed the role of risk in success at Regent University's Executive Leadership Series luncheon Monday, Oct. 7.
Constitution Day Focuses on Contemporary Application
As part of Regent University's celebration of Constitution Day this month, terrorism and security expert Amos Guiora visited campus for a discussion of the constitutional implications of domestic terrorism on Monday, Sept. 23
Salute to Teachers Honors Virginia's Classroom Leaders
On Friday, Sept. 27, Regent University's School of Education (SOE) hosted the 15th Annual Salute to Teachers event honoring classroom leaders in the Commonwealth of Virginia who make an impact in their schools and communities.
Alumni Help Engage Current Global Justice Interns
As the summer draws to a close, Regent University School of Law students are opening their Black's Law dictionaries once again. But some Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law interns spent their summers continuing to learn under the supervision and training of Regent alumni now submerged in their own legal careers.