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  • Physics Department | Wheaton
    Phone 630 752 5007 physics wheaton edu Learn There is no other major that dives as deep into the complexities of this world as physics You will learn about the fundamental processes that take place in nature and specifically the ways that matter and energy interact in the universe You will also learn how to apply these principles in your engineering classes to solve practical problems in society You will learn how to do research and pursue exciting physics questions for yourself Curricular Distinctives Physics BS BA Engineering BS Experience As a student in our program you will study quite a bit Physics is not easy but it is extremely satisfying You have the option to be involved with outreach and teaching through the Society of Physics Students and the Astronomical Observatory or with hands on projects through Ingenium the engineering club You can also pursue research in black holes supernovae reconnection events in plasmas ultrasound nuclear magnetic resonance or the history and philosophy of physics We offer a wide variety of exciting research projects with our own faculty and we will help you find a research project at a national lab or large research university We also help you find hands on engineering internships both here and abroad Research Opportunities Student Involvement Go Studying Physics or Engineering at Wheaton will prepare you well for going on to graduate school physics teaching industrial careers and a variety of other jobs that utilize the analytical and problem solving abilities of physicists and engineers Career Options Applications Due February 19 Physics Engineering Scholarships The Physics Engineering department offers four scholarships for incoming and current students Check out the details on the scholarship page More What Are Our Students Doing This Summer Many of our students are engaged in collaborative research either at

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Physics (2016-02-16)
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  • Pierce Chapel | Wheaton
    Archives Billy Graham Center Museum Bookstore Buswell Memorial Library Center for Vocation and Career Center for Applied Christian Ethics College Archives and Special Collections Buswell Library Community School of the Arts Conference Services Center for Urban Engagement HoneyRock Humanitarian Disaster Institute Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home About Wheaton Campus Map and Information Campus Buildings Pierce Chapel Pierce Chapel Menu Adams Hall Buswell Memorial Library Todd M Beamer Student Center Billy Graham Center Blanchard Hall Edman Chapel McAlister Hall Memorial Student Center Meyer Science Center Pierce Chapel Sports and Recreation Complex Marion E Wade Center Westgate Connected to McAlister Hall on the north side is Pierce Chapel Once the College s principal chapel the building today provides classrooms offices and rehearsal facilities for the Conservatory of Music and for hundreds of young musicians involved in Wheaton s Preparatory and Suzuki music programs in the Community School of the Arts Its 900 seat auditorium is used for class chapels lectures concerts and recitals Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid Academics The Liberal Arts Departments and Programs Graduate School Global and Experiential Learning Faculty Library and Archives Centers and Institutes Course Catalog Academic Services Academic Calendar Student Life Living at Wheaton Spiritual Life Student Activities Multicultural Development Christian Outreach Sports and Recreation Student Care MyWheaton Arts Academics Art

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Map/Buildings/Pierce-Chapel (2016-02-16)
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  • Politics and International Relations Department | Wheaton
    who desire to acquire knowledge of public affairs Menu The Field of Political Science Political Science Major International Relations Major Courses Faculty Opportunities Current Students Online Resources Rachel Lamb 12 is among those who were honored as a Champion of Change at a July 20 2015 White House event focused on faith based involvement with environmental sustainability Rachel is an International Relations Environmental Science and HNGR Human Needs and Global Resources alum She coupled her HNGR experience in Lima Peru with A Rocha with prestigious Evironmental Protection Agency fellowship working on climate governance with indigenous tribes of the Pacific Northwest Politics stands at the heart of the liberal arts for it is in studying how different communities make decisions pursue justice and manage conflict that we can see more clearly how political institutions connect to human flourishing To this end the Department of Politics and International Relations offers a wide range of courses events and programs all designed to give students the analytical conceptual and theological tools so crucial for Christians who seek to understand and act faithfully in a rapidly changing political world Our students participate in a range of department sponsored activities and have held internships at the State Department and overseas embassies on Capital Hill with think tanks and with religious and secular NGOs The department s excellent teaching and rigorous classes prepare students for placement in high quality graduate programs top notch law schools and careers in the public and private sectors The study of politics has a distinguished history at Wheaton College Many Wheaton College graduates have gone on to political careers and the department boasts alumni working in high places in Washington DC as well as around the globe in service and diplomatic careers Wheaton College graduates rank second in the pass rate for

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Polsci (2016-02-16)
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  • Pre-Law | Wheaton
    Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide Christian attorneys can build the church and improve society worldwide by using the power of the law for Kingdom purposes such as demonstrating love to neighbors through stewardship and service promoting justice and restoring shalom through the integration of biblical and legal principles The Pre Law Program of Wheaton College contributes to this mission by assisting students in exploring or confirming a calling to the legal profession and by preparing students for the intellectual rigors and moral complexities in the study and practice of law Objectives The Pre Law Program provides students with access to a variety of resources activities and events that focus on mastering the law school admissions process preparing for a legal education and understanding the various career paths in the legal profession Through participation in the Pre Law Program students should Understand that the decision to go to law school should be motivated by a desire to use God given gifts and talents to glorify God by serving as an instrument of God s love to the neighbors that are encountered in the practice of law clients colleagues administrative staff opposing counsel and their clients judges witnesses and others Understand the daily work of an attorney as part of their exploration of a calling to the practice of law Know the types of intellectual skills tested by the Law School Admissions Test LSAT and understand the importance of preparing for the LSAT either via self directed practice tests and study or a reputable commercial test preparation service Understand the components of a law school application the application the LSAT score transcripts the personal statement the resume and letters of recommendation and how to use those components to present themselves to decision makers both truthfully and in the best light Understand the merit based nature of law school financial aid the sources of financial aid the financial aid application process and the importance of financial aid in making a final decision about which law school to attend Develop an appreciation of the relationship between law and morality and the role of law in shaping public policy at the macro level and impacting people s lives at the micro level The Pre Law Program represents a menu of choices rather than a specific program of studies and students who are thinking about becoming a lawyer or who are interested in the law may select their own level of involvement in the Pre Law Program Pre Law Advisor At the center of the Pre Law Program is the Pre Law Advisor The William Volkman Chair of Business and Law a chair endowed by alumni in honor of a former professor at Wheaton College is held by a tenure track professor who teaches law related classes in the Department of Business and Economics and Department of Politics and International Relations and who serves as the Pre Law Advisor

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Special/Pre-Law (2016-02-16)
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  • President Ryken | Wheaton
    Leland Ryken and Mary Graham Ryken President Ryken attended Wheaton as an undergraduate majoring in English literature and philosophy He met his wife Lisa during their first few days at the College and they were married before their senior year The Rykens have five children Josh Kirsten Jack Kathryn and Karoline Dr Ryken earned a master of divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary and a doctorate in historical theology from the University of Oxford Dr Ryken returned from England to join the pastoral staff at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia in 1995 preaching there until his appointment at Wheaton President Ryken has published more than 40 books including The Message of Salvation InterVarsity 2001 Art for God s Sake P R 2006 Loving the Way Jesus Loves Crossway 2011 and expository commentaries on Exodus Ecclesiastes Jeremiah Luke and other books of the Bible He serves as a board member for the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities and the National Association of Evangelicals Speaking Ministry Dr Ryken maintains a full schedule of speaking engagements on and off campus To hear Dr Ryken s Bible expositions please visit Every Last Word Recent Books Why Everything Matters Philip G Ryken 88 Wheaton College President Christian Focus 2015 Ecclesiastes is for people who have their doubts about God but can t stop thinking about him The author of Ecclesiastes had his doubts too and these have enabled him to speak to skeptics as well as believers down through the centuries Ecclesiastes is a book rich in literary artistry and multi layered depths of spiritual meaning Philip G Ryken explores this wonderful Old Testament book and reminds us again of the need to trust God with the questions even when we do not have all the answers Christian Worldview A Student s Guide Philip G Ryken 88 Wheaton College President Crossway 2013 Explains the distinguishing marks of the Christian worldview helping us to engage thoughtfully with our increasingly pluralistic society Based on the notion that ideas have consequences this accessible resource will help you see life s big picture by equipping you with a well reasoned framework of Christian beliefs and convictions Loving Jesus More Philip G Ryken 88 Wheaton College President Crossway 2014 Do you love Jesus more than your spouse Your reputation Your kids Your health Your job Your money As Christians we re called to love Jesus more than anyone or anything else But do we really do this Emphasizing that God s love for us is the source of our love for him Phil Ryken challenges us to take Jesus s words seriously and think carefully about where our affections truly lie Learn more Loving Jesus More is based on a series of chapel talks given by Dr Ryken Watch the chapel series Hear Dr Ryken discuss Loving Jesus More on Moody Radio s Chris Fabry Live show Video and Audio Recent Chapel Messages and Events Visit WETN to watch or download recent talks and events featuring President Ryken More

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/About-Wheaton/Leadership/President-Ryken (2016-02-16)
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  • Psychology Department | Wheaton
    Evangelicals Marion E Wade Center Opus The Art of Work WETN The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies Wheaton Center for Faith Politics and Economics Wheaton College Trust Company N A Home Academics Departments and Programs Psychology Department Psychology Department The Wheaton College Department of Psychology through its undergraduate masters and doctoral programs strives to educate its students in a manner grounded in informed by and shaped by the beliefs and practices of the Christian faith Menu Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Faculty Scandrette Lecture Psychology Department Billy Graham Center Mezzanine level 501 College Ave Wheaton IL 60187 Phone 630 752 5104 psychology wheaton edu We recognize that psychology is a diverse and rich discipline and that each student has a unique set of interests gifts and learning styles As a result each program is designed to familiarize students in the traditional theoretical empirical and applied areas of psychology and clinical psychology how to conduct psychological research and how to evaluate the important theories and presuppositions in psychology from a Christian perspective The faculty represents a wide cross section of interests within psychology to meet this need and is actively involved in research funded through the College and external funding sources Graduate Program Research Opportunities Students have the opportunity to gain research experience during their graduate school training by collaborating with faculty More Student Opportunities Honeyrock A number of programs are offered at HoneyRock Wheaton College s outdoor center for leadership development More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community Covenant College Profile Christ Centered Diversity Leadership Technology at Wheaton History Wheaton Worldwide Campus Map and Information Admissions Aid Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions International Students Visit Wheaton Financial Aid

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Psychology (2016-02-16)
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  • Public Safety | Wheaton
    provide a safe environment for the campus community This includes the Clery Act Annual Security Report which keeps you informed about certain crimes that have been committed on campus during the previous three year period Our mission at Public Safety is to provide a safe environment for our students staff faculty and visitors to work and learn and to do so in a manner that treats each person with respect and dignity in Christ We embrace the value of partnering with the campus community In this way we all take responsibility for the safety of our campus Your safety and security are enhanced as together we identify important issues and work towards long term solutions We enjoy an excellent relationship with the Wheaton Police and Fire Departments who also are committed to a community oriented approach to serving and protecting We hope that this page answers your questions and makes you more aware of the variety of services that we offer here at Public Safety If you have any comments or questions please let us know Sincerely Bob Norris Chief of Public Safety Clery Act Report Wheaton College Public Safety prepares the Annual Security Report to comply with the Campus Security Act of 1990 more commonly known as the Clery Act The ASR includes several college policies related to campus safety in addition to crime and fire statistics for the previous three years The full report is available in PDF format Contact Us Someone will answer at these numbers 24 hours a day On Campus Emergency or Service 630 752 5911 Emergency taking place off campus 911 Student Health Services 630 752 5072 Work Order Center 630 752 5930 Campus Operator 630 752 5000 All emergencies and requests for service can be handled by calling x5911 from any campus extension

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Offices/Public-Safety-old (2016-02-16)
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  • Science Teacher Education | Wheaton
    A Home Academics Departments and Programs Special Programs Science Teacher Education Science Teacher Education We re building passionate and curious science teachers who have a desire to share their love of God s Creation with middle and high school students Menu Science Education Coordinator Majors Next Generation Science Standards Meet Our Future Science Teachers Student Opportunities The Future of Science The Secondary Science Education student at Wheaton College receives a solid foundation in the liberal arts tradition and an interpretation of the scientific nature of God s creation The Wheaton Teacher Education Program WheTEP is an experience oriented program meaning students are working with kids in classrooms or the community from the very begining of the WheTEP program Science teacher candidates are challenged to blend and foster their love of science and desire to teach all students in order to become teacher leaders in their field and schools Science teacher candidates earn a double major earning a degree in the scientific discipline of their choice as well as a degree in secondary education Wheaton College has been granted program approval by the state of Illinois in the areas of Biology Chemistry Geology Physics WheTEP is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education NCATE and has a 100 passage rate on the Illinois Test of Basic Skills Science Teacher Education Grants and Scholarships Several foundations offer grants or scholarships to students interested in teaching STEM science technology engineering or math More Science Teacher Education Meet a Future Science Teacher Meet Stephen Fernandes 15 and read why he is excited to teach Biology after he graduates this May More Share This Page Feedback Media Center Giving to Wheaton Back to Top About Wheaton Value of a Wheaton Education Wheaton People Mission Statement of Faith and Educational Purpose Community

    Original URL path: http://www.wheaton.edu/Academics/Departments/Special/Science-Teacher-Education (2016-02-16)
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