Wheaton magazine

Volume 18 // Issue 3
Wheaton magazine // Autumn 2015
News And Profiles
Faculty News
Photo by Greg Halvorsen Schreck

Awards and Grants

Evangelical Christian Publishers Association 2015 Christian Book Award Finalists and gold medallion recipient

Dr. Karen H. Jobes received the 2015 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion (May 2015).

DR. KAREN H. JOBES, Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, finalist and ECPA Gold Medallion recipient

1, 2 and 3 John: Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

(Zondervan, 2014)

DR. DANIEL I. BLOCK, Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament, finalist

For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship

(Baker Academic, 2014)

DR. DOUGLAS J. MOO, Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament, finalist

Galatians: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

(Baker Academic, 2013)

2015 External Grant Recipients

“Religion without Shakespeare: Staging Faith in Early Modern, Non-Shakespearean Drama”

DR. BRETT FOSTER, associate professor of English. Awarded by The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, April 2015-16.

“Fluctuation Studies and Support of Spectroscopic Diagnostics in MST”

DR. DARREN CRAIG, associate professorof physics and department chair. Awarded by the Department of Energy (sub-award with Universityof Wisconsin-Madison), December 2014-December 2015.

“Cux1 and Cell Cycle Regulation in KidneyDevelopment and Disease”

DR. GREGORY VANDEN HEUVEL, Ruth Kraft Strohschein Chair and Professor of Biology. R15 AREA Award Awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), August 2014-July 2017.

“City and Camp: Faith-based Vocational Development Training in Two Modes”

DR. CHRIS ARMSTRONG, director of Opus: The Art of Work; DR. NOAH TOLY ’99, M.A. ’12, associate professor of urban studies and politics and international relations, director of urban studies program; DR. ROB RIBBE ’87, M.A.’90, director of HoneyRock, assistant professor of Christian formation and ministry. Awarded by NetVUE, May2015-April 2017.

“Monitoring and Evaluation of the Impact and Value of Faith-based Initiatives to End Violence in South Sudan”

DR. DAVID BOAN, co-director, Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI), associate professor of psychology; DR. JAMIE ATEN, founder and co-director of HDI and Dr. Arthur P. Rech and Mrs. Jean May Rech Associate Professor of Psychology; DR. JOHN HAYWARD JR. ’71, associate professor of computer science; DR. PAUL ISIHARA, professor of mathematics. Awarded by World Relief, January 2015-January 2018.

Center for Global and Experiential Learning 2014-15 Faculty Global Research Award Recipients

“History of the Reformation Bible and French Bible (16th-18th Century)”

DR. JENNIFER McNUTT, associate professor of theology and history of Christianity. May 2015-Spring 2018.

“Prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminths: The Possibility of Reforestation as a Mitigation Tool”

DR. KRISTEN PAGE, professor of biology. March 2016-August 2016.

“The Most Unreached People: Missionary Kids: Their Identity, Culture, and Faith” 

PROFESSOR JOONHEE PARK, associate professor of art and communication. August 2015-August 2016.