Keck Telescope to Observe Jupiter, Moon


The moon and Jupiter will be the featured attractions of this month’s free public viewing of the stars with Westmont’s powerful Keck Telescope on Friday, Jan. 18, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The best viewing generally occurs later in the evening. In case of inclement or overcast weather, please call the Telescope Viewing Hotline at (805)… [Continue Reading]

Students Offer Funny ‘Musical of Musicals’


The Westmont Music and Theatre Arts Departments have collaborated to create a hilarious, student-produced show, “Musical of Musicals (the Musical!)” Jan, 24-26, 8 p.m. and Jan. 27, 2 p.m., in Porter Theatre. Tickets to the performance, which benefits the choir’s international tour and the theater’s Fringe Festival, cost $10, $7 for students and seniors. For more… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Community Mourns the Loss of a Student


A public memorial service will be held for Nick Davis on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at Shoreline Community Church, 2500 Garden Road in Monterey, Calif. Davis, a senior economics and business major from Pacific Grove, Calif., died in a solo motorcycle accident on Cold Spring Road Jan. 8 at about 9 p.m. “We are deeply saddened by… [Continue Reading]

American Double to Perform Famous Sonatas

American Double, Phil Ficsor and Constantine Finehouse

American Double, a duo featuring violinist Philip Ficsor and pianist Constantine Finehouse, will perform Beethoven’s sonatas at a free, public concert Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in Westmont’s Deane Chapel. Ficsor, who joined the Westmont faculty in the fall of 2006, will open the concert with Bach’s Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin…. [Continue Reading]

Alumni, Parent Trip to Explore Rome, Athens and Istanbul


Explore and learn about the history, culture and biblical significance of Athens, Istanbul and Rome with Westmont alumni and parents June 16-29, 2013. The Alumni and Parent Relations Office has limited space available for this dynamic trip that will be joined by President Gayle D. Beebe and his family. David Sparks will lead discussions of… [Continue Reading]

Philosopher to Examine Defense of Theism

Dr. Hud Hudson

Hud Hudson, professor of philosophy at Western Washington University, gives a lecture, “The Father of Lies?” Thursday, Jan. 17, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Westmont’s Founders Room. The talk, funded by a grant from the Society of Christian Philosophers, is free and open to the public. Hudson, who graduated from Boise State University and earned a… [Continue Reading]

Talk to Explore Origins with ‘Ancient Eyes’

Dr. John Walton

John H. Walton, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, lectures about “Origins Today: Genesis through Ancient Eyes” Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 4:30 p.m. in Page Multipurpose Room at Westmont College. The Westmont Biology, Chemistry and Religious Studies Departments and the Office of the Provost sponsor the talk, which is free and open to the… [Continue Reading]

Corot Exhibition Unleashes Beauty of Nature

"Voisinlieu, In Mr. Wallet's Park"

The works of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, the most influential French landscape painter in the late 19th century, will be displayed in the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art from Jan. 31-March 23. A free, public reception for the exhibition, “Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: The Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree Collection in the Context,” will feature live French music Thursday, Jan. 31,… [Continue Reading]

Alpha Resource Lauds Westmont Professor

Professor Christine Milner with the Imagine a World Award

Christine Milner, Westmont professor of kinesiology, received the Imagine a World Award from the Alpha Resource Center on Dec. 11. Austin Sutton and Becca Kennedy, participants in the Katie’s FUNd program at Alpha, gave Milner the award during her Special Populations course, which studies disabilities encountered in medical and educational settings. Alpha representatives Julie Badella,… [Continue Reading]

Viewing Goes Lunar with a Chance of Saturn

Keck Telescope at Sunset

Weather permitting, Westmont’s powerful Keck Telescope hopes to zoom in on the craters of the Moon during a free, public viewing of the stars on Friday, Dec. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. The best viewing generally occurs later in the evening. In case of inclement or overcast weather, please call the Telescope Viewing Hotline at… [Continue Reading]