Historian and Presidential Scholar Amity Shlaes Speaks on Calvin Coolidge
March 5, 2015 - 11:18am
On February 25, Presidential Scholar Amity Shlaes spoke to the students and faculty of The King’s College about Calvin Coolidge, the “forgotten president.” In her talk, intriguingly titled “Better than Reagan? Calvin Coolidge, the Forgotten President, and What He Offers for Today,” Shlaes described the life of a man with whom most people are unfamiliar, despite his stature as the thirtieth President of the United States.
King's Welcomes The London Center for Policy Research
March 2, 2015 - 4:32pm
The King's College is pleased to welcome The London Center for Policy Research to campus.
King’s Announces Launch of Center for Human Flourishing
February 23, 2015 - 10:41pm
The King's College is pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Human Flourishing at a public event held on campus on March 6, 2015.
The mission of the Center for the Study of Human Flourishing is to critically examine and promote the moral, social, political, economic, and aesthetic practices that lead to human flourishing and advance the common good. Center activities draw upon cross-disciplinary resources that explore the intersections of moral virtue and public life.
Dr. Paul Marshall To Speak On Charlie Hebdo, Free Speech, and Freedom of Religion
February 2, 2015 - 11:18am
The McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute welcomes Paul Marshall to The King’s College for a lecture on the implications of anti-blasphemy laws worldwide. Marshall, the widely-published Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, will speak at noon on February 20. His speech will show what outbursts, such as the terrorist murders of cartoonists and editors at the Charlie Hebdo satire magazine in Paris mean for the future of religious freedom, press freedom, and freedom of speech.
Emeka Izeze To Speak on Boko Haram at King's
October 20, 2014 - 12:46pm
The King’s College and The Phillips Journalism Institute are pleased to welcome the seasoned Nigerian journalist and Guardian chief executive officer and former editor-in-chief Emeka Izeze to campus for a lecture on November 7.
In his talk, “Behind the News: What You Haven't Heard about Boko Haram,” Izeze will speak about the violent Muslim group that has terrorized Nigerians and kidnapped hundreds of young school girls in the past year.
Nile Gardiner, Former Assistant to Margaret Thatcher, To Speak At King's
October 17, 2014 - 4:55pm
The King's College is pleased to welcome Dr. Nile Gardiner, a former assistant to Margaret Thatcher and now director of the Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation, to campus on Tuesday, November 18.
King's Unveils Artists' Renderings of Ten Pillars of Economic Wisdom
October 16, 2014 - 10:03am
On October 15, The King’s College unveiled artists' renderings of the Ten Pillars of Economic Wisdom, based on a display from the 1964 World's Fair at the Hall of Free Enterprise, in the College's lobby in lower Manhattan.
As an attendee at the World's Fair in 1964, King’s Trustee (and Amway founder) Rich DeVos saw the Pillars. He purchased the display and installed it in the Amway headquarters. Last year, Dr. Gregory Alan Thornbury, president of The King's College, toured Amway and was similarly taken with the principles. This began the project that was unveiled on October 15.
Wilberforce Collection Announced at King's
October 13, 2014 - 12:27pm
The King’s College is excited to announce that a collection of historical artifacts from the life of English statesman and abolitionist William Wilberforce will be displayed on campus beginning Tuesday, October 14.
The exhibit of nearly thirty pieces includes letters from Wilberforce, first edition books and newspapers, postage stamps, coinage, and many other pieces. The collection will be exhibited in the lobby and in the admissions conference room at the front of the campus and open to the public.
Amity Shlaes Joins The King's College as Presidential Scholar
October 1, 2014 - 2:48pm
NEW YORK CITY – Amity Shlaes, the widely-respected author and columnist, brings her expertise on matters of politics, history, and economics to The King’s College as a Presidential Scholar.
Bethany Jenkins Joins as Director of Career Development
September 24, 2014 - 5:31pm
The King's College and the Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce Bethany Jenkins as the Director of Career Development. Jenkins brings with her extensive experience in different sectors and a knowledge of professional skills necessary to compete for top positions.
Career Development at The King’s College offers practical career development tools to students. Career Development also maintains an active professional network that students at The King’s College can draw on as they pursue internships and jobs in and outside of New York City.