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Lisa Schirch
Lisa Schirch

‘A Mennonite in the Pentagon’: Lisa Schirch ’90 advises military in the U.S. and around the globe – Eastern Mennonite University

Dr. Lisa Schirch, research professor with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, recently reflected on building relationships with U.S. military and NATO leaders. Over the last 10 years, she has provided training on how to promote human security at military bases around the U.S. and in Europe.

Netflix Acquires ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ by Jim Strouse ’99 – Forbes.com

Netflix has purchased the worldwide rights for "The Incredible Jessica James," the closing night film of this year's Sundance Film Festival. The deal reportedly went for over $3 million. The comedy, written and directed by Jim Strouse (People Places Things), and stars Jessica Williams (The Daily Show) as Jessica James, an aspiring playwright in New York City.

Liz Martin '07
Liz Martin '07

Making the grade: Goshen teacher Liz Martin ’07 accepted to fellowship program, will help craft state policy – The Elkhart Truth

A Goshen College graduate from Wakarusa, Martin found out she enjoyed teaching after spending four years studying business. "I was going to school for my bachelors in business and I had a senior internship that went well, but was really just OK," she said. "I noticed that whenever I was in a room full of kids I lit up and so I told my parents I wanted to redirect my degree program."