Jason B. Kauffman of Durham, North Carolina, has been named full-time director of archives and records management for the denomination’s Executive Board (EB) staff, effective July 1, 2016.
The GAP, a joint initiative of the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism (ISGA-Goshen College) and Mennonite World Conference (MWC), is a two-year project profiling the demographics, beliefs and practices of 24 church conferences in MWC.
The first Schafer-Friesen Research Fellowship researcher, Karl H. Kienitz, an engineer from Brazil, arrived at Goshen College in June to study Pilgram Marpeck.
This summer, 18 Goshen College students are participating in the Maple Scholars Summer Research Program.
Liz Wittrig is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2015. The selection committee chose Liz from several strong candidates from Mennonite universities and colleges in the US and Canada. As intern, Liz will spend a total of five weeks visiting each of the MB archival centers in North America … Keep reading »
Six international courses will take students across the globe to Nepal, Kenya, Greece, Italy, China, Spain and Morocco – and that’s doesn’t even include the summer Study-Service Term (SST) units in Peru, Senegal and Nicaragua that begin in May. Many of these classes are interdisciplinary and open to all students regardless of year or major.
A new music video for “Historia” by Tanzanian R&B singer Lady Jaydee features the Goshen College history professor’s book, “Telling our own Stories, Local Histories from South Mara, Tanzania.”
Twenty-two Goshen College students are spending their summer working with professors on various research projects during the college’s eight-week Maple Scholars program.
During May term, Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth led 17 students in an exploration of the different Anabaptist cultures of Paraguay. The class trekked from the capital city of Asunción to Mennonite colonies in the Gran Chaco and in eastern Paraguay during their three-week learning tour of the country.