After Mike Hostetler’s retirement from academia in 2011, he knew the Goshen area would serve as inspiration as he embarked on his first novel, “Held Goes Forth.”
In trying to sum up Kenneth J. Nafziger’s 30 years as music professor at Eastern Mennonite University, it is hard to know where to start.
Luckily, there are authors and books out there like Sofia Samatar’s The Winged Histories (the sequel to A Stranger in Olondria, though it can totally stand on its own, too), a fantastic tale of an ancient war and four women both brought together and torn apart by it’s horrors, all doing their very best to change my perception on the whole fantasy genre.
Lisa Schirch ’09, a research professor with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, released a 300-page “Handbook on Human Security: A Civil-Military-Police Curriculum.”
Born and raised in Goshen, Michelle Milne divides her time between her hometown, Chicago, Oregon and Arizona.
It’s been a crazy last couple of days. Hearing the gun shots in my kitchen that afternoon, I shook my head at whoever that silly hunter was out there. “Someone’s hunting too close to town,” I said to myself. Then…the text message that Hesston College was on lockdown, the sirens, the people running past my house. I was motionless, in disbelief.
Amya Miller ’89 gave up her crisis management company and left her family behind almost five years ago to volunteer in the town of Rikuzentakata after it was virtually wiped out by a tsunami on March 11, 2011.
Robert S. Brunk ’63 reflects on his experience studying with Mary Oyer ’45 at Goshen College and the impact it made on his life.
Madeleine Yoder ’15 is an Advocacy Program Assistant at Building Community Voices and MCC SALT participant.
Kathy Meyer Reimer ’83 is a Goshen College elementary education professor, and her enthusiasm for education and literature is infectious.