Signum University News, Announcements & Press

Nov
22

Are you ready for Mythmoot IV?

“It is the mark of a good fairy-story, of the higher or more complete kind, that however wild its events, however fantastic or terrible the adventures, it can give to child or man that hears it, when the “turn” comes, a catch of the breath, a beat and lifting of the heart, near to (or […]

By Curtis | Events
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Jun
17

Signumites at the 10th Colloquium on C.S. Lewis & Friends

by Jennifer Raimundo From June 2 to June 5 of 2016, a number of Inklings scholars and enthusiasts gathered in the unassuming Indiana hamlet of Upland to talk about Lewis and his circle, to fellowship in the faith and the arts, to remember old friends and make new ones, and to grow as scholars and […]

By Curtis | Eagle
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Jun
07

State of the University in 2016

On Saturday, June 4, Dr. Corey Olsen, President and Founder of Signum University, delivered the 2016 State of the Union address. The full address is available on the Signum YouTube Channel, split into three parts by topic (also embedded below). In the address, Dr. Olsen introduced the new website and outlined three new developments designed to grow Signum […]

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Jan
29

Watch Dr. Corey Olsen Run Like a Chicken!

In our fundraising campaign last fall, we offered a special incentive: If $7,000 in donations were designated as coming from our Mythgard on LOTRO (Lord of the Rings Online) community, University President Dr. Corey Olsen – known in-game as Gryfflet, the burglarious hobbit – would make a run from Sanderson’s Farm in The Shire to Minas Tirith as a chicken. With […]

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Dec
12

Registration open for Spring 2016 courses

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – that time when you get to decide which of our upcoming classes you want to take! Registration is now open for the Spring 2016 semester at Signum University. Starting the week of Jan. 11, 2016, we have four courses to choose from.   Language Invention Through […]

By Keli Fancher | Classes . General
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Signum Eagle, Aug. 2014: Fall Classes

Autumn is still a month away, but fall classes at Signum University begin next week. To provide current and prospective students with a better idea of what they can expect after they enroll, this month the Eagle features exclusive interviews about each of the three courses being offered. The interviews were conducted by Mythgard students who previously attended lectures […]

By Curtis | Eagle
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Mid-Moot: The Mid-Atlantic Mythgard Meetup

April Neal Kluever, Sørina Higgins, Sara Legard contributing While circling the skies, the Signum Eagle spotted with his far-seeing eyes some unlikely associates gathering in Virginia in a rather hobbitish sort of way, complete with lots of food and hairy feet. So the Eagle swooped down and pecked at them until they revealed what they […]

By Curtis | Eagle
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Aug
15

My Secret Vice

by David A. Maddock Hello, my name is Dave and I am a language dilettante. Phew, that felt good to confess. Over the past five years I’ve dabbled in Classical Greek, Latin, Esperanto, Italian, Irish, Spanish and Welsh—spending an average of an hour a day on language study over that time. (Yes, I keep a […]

By Curtis | General
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Find Friendship in “Lewis & Tolkien” with Dr. Olsen

by Dan Kinney Dr. Corey Olsen is the president and founder of Signum University, as well as an active faculty member: Since the school’s creation, Dr. Olsen has taught classes almost every session, ranging from Tolkien studies to medieval literature. This fall, he is revisiting Lewis & Tolkien, previously offered in Spring 2012. Dan Kinney had a […]

By Curtis | Classes
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Mustering Mythgardians at Mythcon

by Katherine Sas As reported previously by the Eagle, quite a few Mythgardians were looking forward to Mythcon 45. Conference attendee Katherine Sas reports from the field with a roundup of the activities enjoyed from the Mythgard crew at the recent event. Signum University had a strong presence at the 45th annual Mythcon. Held August […]

By Curtis | Eagle
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