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International Ventures Trips Take Students to Brazil, Israel, Turkey, Central Asia, the Middle East, and China

August 1, 2013 - 12:00am

The world we live in claims to be a house of many ideas – many cultures with their seemingly disparate truth claims, and many languages and media through which those ideas are expressed. In On the Heavens, however, Aristotle saw the "idea diversity" of the world differently. Aristotle observed that although we may hear new ways, from new men, of expressing ideas, all of these ideas stem from a common experience that all men share and that all men attempt to express.

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Pioneering Alumna Has Successful Casting Director Career

July 30, 2013 - 12:00am

Brooke Sabonis Franqui graduated from The King’s College in 2007, a year before the college introduced the Media, Culture, and the Arts degree. But since walking across the stage at commencement, Brooke has launched herself into a full-fledged career in television. Five years ago, Brooke joinedLeftfield Productions in New York City as a Production Assistant.

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Gregory Alan Thornbury Named as Sixth President

July 11, 2013 - 11:00am

NEW YORK -- The Board of Trustees of The King’s College is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Alan Thornbury, Ph.D. as its sixth president. Thornbury, with an academic background in philosophy and Christian ministry, has spent his career in higher education, where he has pursued entrepreneurial roles and maintained a passionate commitment to the arts.

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King's Business Students: Top 2% Nationwide

June 28, 2013 - 12:00am

Each year, top business students from programs around the country take the ETS Major Field Test to find out where they rank amongst their peers. For the second year in a row, students from The King's College scored in the top 2% nationally.The pool of undergraduate programs includes over 250 schools from around the country with top-notch business programs. The ETS tests subject matter knowledge and the ability to apply key business concepts.

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"Statues and Statecraft"

June 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Although the march of history has brought with it contemporary political problems that the Founders’ could never have imagined in detail, Dr. David Corbin and Dr. Matthew Parks believe that America’s early statesman still have much to say today through the Federalist Papers. But what could these essays say about America’s foreign policy today?

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Can we learn a lesson from China?

June 18, 2013 - 12:00am

"...it should not surprise us to hear that when governments from South Africa to China turned from wealth redistribution to private wealth creation through private property, free markets, and free trade, productivity replaced extreme poverty at stunning rates," Dr. David Innes recently wrote for WorldMag.com.

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"What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood"

June 11, 2013 - 12:00am

The French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the tendency for Americans to form associations to solve problems is one of the many characteristics that make America an outstanding republic. In “What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” Professor Joseph Loconte argues that the hostility toward the freedom of association showed by Egypt’s ruling authorities is dangerous and counterproductive.

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The Peace of a 'Wise and Free People

June 10, 2013 - 12:00am

While American politicians are busy fawning over the lofty platitudes on peace and cooperation spoken by Chinese politicians, the Chinese government continues stealing top defensive systems plans from the United States. How should American leaders respond to continued spying by Chinese agents? In “The Peace of a ‘Wise and Free People,’” Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks recommend looking to the Federalist Papers for insight.

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King's Alumnus to Join Boston Law Firm

June 5, 2013 - 12:00am

With its emphasis on developing skills in critical thinking, research writing, and persuasion, the King's education is uniquely suited to preparing individuals interested in a career in law. Jacqueline Smith, who graduated in 2010 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, & Economics (PPE) and received her JD from Boston University Law School this year, is now taking a job at an international law firm in Boston, MA.

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The Obama Doctrine And the Judgment of History

May 31, 2013 - 12:00am

What lies behind over a decade of suicide bombings, public beheadings, and the most recent murder of an English soldier in broad daylight? According to Professor Joseph Loconte, Professor of History at The King’s College, President Obama dangerously misidentifies the source of this violence when he refers only to “violent extremists.” The real threat, Loconte writes in the Huffington Post, is radical, political, Islamist terrorism.

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