Goshen College heads to the Middle East with new study abroad location in Egypt

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With the current international situation being described as the “clash of civilizations” (the clash between the two largest religious traditions in the world, Islam and Christianity), Goshen College has decided that now is the time to “find its way to the Middle East in a new opportunity for learning through our well-established Study-Service Term program,” said President James E. Brenneman. The decision was made public at the April 14 Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon, which featured Egypt.

Goshen College to launch domestic Study-Service Term in local Latino community

Northern Indiana may not have the exotic allure of Cambodia or Peru, but after 40 years of sending students around the world for a semester of cross-culture learning, Goshen College is launching a new location for its Study-Service Term (SST) program right in its own backyard.

Hung Liu

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Hung Liu Chinese artist Hung Liu, an internationally known and acclaimed mural painter will exhibit her art as the 2008-09 Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist in the Goshen College Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery from Jan. 23 to March 3. Liu will present a public lecture on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Rieth … Keep reading »

Internationally-acclaimed Chinese artist Hung Liu offers 2008-09 Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist Lecture

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Liu’s unusual biography infuses her work with a unique richness; her paintings are steeped in Chinese culture, contemporary and ancient. While she has a foot in both cultures – Chinese and American – her art is born of a traditional Chinese art education. She fuses images from seventh century Tang tomb mural paintings of princes and princesses with Western.

Bluffton religion professor to talk about freedom and peace on Feb. 2

Drawing heavily on the biblical book of Galatians, Bluffton (Ohio) University Assistant Professor of Religion Laura Brenneman will be asking the question, “What does freedom have to do with peace?” in her Monday, Feb. 2 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture at Goshen College in the Administration Building, Room 28 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.