Shashi Buluswar, an author of a study listing the 50 breakthroughs that would most transform the lives of the poor, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, spoke with Morning Edition’s Renee Montagne.
If you were paying attention to last week’s episode of To the Best of Our Knowledge from Wisconsin Public Radio, you may have noticed that it was heavily influenced by Goshen College graduates. The weekly themed public radio program focused on “African Genre Fiction” and featured interviews with Ellah Wakatama Allfrey ’88 and Sofia Samatar ’94.
At the recent Sundance Film Festival in Utah, writer/director Jim Strouse’s ’99 newest offering, “People, Place, Things” was generally one of the most well-received films to debut there.
Within the last six or seven months, a Sunday Mahaja’s large-scale metal sculptures have won several awards and have been displayed at a number of local events.
Errick McCollum ’10 set a new CBA record on Friday morning, scoring a career-high 82 points for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls.
The board of directors of The Mennonite, Inc., announces that Anna Groff ’06, interim editor, will begin a permanent role of executive director (ED) of The Mennonite, Inc., effective immediately.
Angie and Dan Bastian wanted to make some extra cash to start saving for their kids’ college funds. They set up a kettle corn stand and concocted a few delicious variations on the popular snack. The rest is history… and Angie’s Popcorn is now worth $50 million.
Goshen College graduate Karen Zorn visited her alma mater Monday, Jan. 12, to deliver a keynote speech discussing the merits of a new music program called El Sistema. The program is spreading into Elkhart classrooms and across the U.S.
Just one example of ways teachers are supporting students’ learning in Goshen. Teachers like Andrew Kauffman ’04 at Chandler Elementary focus on hands-on and engaging activities to bring kids into learning.
A new program started by Roel Cervantes ’10 and James Gingerich ’80 at Maple City Health Care Center allows patients to knit or volunteer at non-profit organizations to earn credit for their medical bills. It’s the kind of innovation we need in health care.