Hannah Sommers ’96 innovates for NPR

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It all started when Hannah Sommers ’96, of Washington, D.C., landed an internship at National Public Radio (NPR) in 2001. A few years later, Sommers was hired by the organization as an audio archivist. Today, as program manager, she leads a team that develops digital toolsets and workflows.

Amya Miller ’98 advocates for Japanese tsunami victims

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Just weeks after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated 300 miles of Japan’s coastline on March 11, 2011, Amya Miller ’98 returned to the country, where she was born and spent her childhood, in order to volunteer as an interpreter for a relief organization. More than two years later, Miller is still working to ensure that the needs of disaster victims are not forgotten.

Two Goshen College students earn first place at statewide singing competition

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Two Goshen College voice students earned top honors at a statewide singing competition on Saturday, Nov. 2. Rhianna Cockrell, a junior music major from Rileyville, Va., and Ben Ganger, a sophomore music major from Goshen, each won first place in their divisions at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Indiana state competition.

Goshen College’s performance of “Wit” explores poetry, hope and death

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The Goshen College Theater Department will explore life, death and poetry in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Wit” by Margaret Edson. The 2013 fall mainstage production, directed and produced by Tamera Izlar, assistant professor of theater, will be presented on Nov. 8, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in Goshen College’s Umble Center.