Firefighting robots, self-driving cars, a 3-D scanner were just some of the gadgets shown at Goshen College’s bi-annual electronics show.
Archives for December 2013
The AlgaeTown research project has garnered national and international attention this month from both Wired Magazine and Biofuels International. AlgaeTown, a joint undertaking of Goshen College and Formco, Inc. of Elkhart, Ind., is a project with a mission to find an easy and efficient way to produce algae, which can be harvested on a mass scale for use in biofuels, pharmaceuticals and even food.
The Goshen College Art Department and art club are co-sponsoring a themed student art exhibit in the Harold and Wilma Good Library basement gallery at Goshen College. The exhibit, based on the theme “recycled,” opened on Nov. 28 and will be on display through Feb.19, 2014.
Approximately 100 grandparents were on campus on Nov. 1 to spend the day visiting and seeing their grandchildren’s college experience first-hand. Grandparents Day included breakfast, a reception with Goshen College President Jim Brenneman, an opportunity to attend classes, have lunch with their grandchild, tour campus and other optional activities.
Goshen College has received a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish stronger career counseling, foster student entrepreneurship and promote internships and other experiential learning opportunities at the college.
Ryan Rittenhouse, a Goshen College employee, has flown his remote-controlled helicopters around campus before. But his hobby attracted a new sort of attention on Tuesday, when a passing student called out, “Ryan, you going to be delivering for Amazon with that?”
the story of four Hutterite pacifists imprisoned for their beliefs during World War I is told in detail in a new book titled “Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War” (The Johns Hopkins University Press, Nov. 2013). The book is written by Duane C. S. Stoltzfus, professor of communication at Goshen College.
The Goshen and Fairfield high school choirs, directed by Marcia Yost and Ben Kambs, respectively, will provide a musical program for the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical on Dec. 10. The program will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.
For nearly a decade, Goshen College communication professor Jason Samuel and his family have been opening up their doors to international college students and others who couldn’t be with their families for the Thanksgiving holiday.