The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced this week the selection of Shari Wagner, a 1980 Goshen College graduate, as the new Indiana State Poet Laureate.
Rebecca Stoltzfus, professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell University, directs the Global Health Program, which offers field experiences in support of an undergraduate minor and a new major, tackles global health problems from a multidisciplinary approach, and engages new researchers and practitioners to address health problems that transcend national boundaries and disproportionately affect the resource-poor.
Monroe Weber-Shirk, senior lecturer of civil and environmental engineering and director of AguaClara, runs the program under the motto “research, invent, design, engage,” and says student teams do lab research on specifics of the technology, learn the cutting-edge engineering involved with building the treatment plants in his theory course, and are invited to travel to Honduras to see, firsthand, their engineering in context.
Brutality has become a guest that has overstayed its welcome, except it should never have been invited to the table.
GC professor of history Steve Nolt ’90 was appointment as Senior Scholar at Elizabethtown College’s Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies.
Byron Yake ’61, Founder and Executive Director of Write on Sports, Inc., has named a Purpose Prize Fellow by Encore.org He is among 40 recipients selected from 600 applicants to receive this honor.
On his daily bike ride, Matt Bauman experienced a nagging concern about his safety along Forbes Avenue. Without access to a radar gun or other sophisticated tools, Matt improvised.
Zenebe Abebe ’75 has served as MCC Great Lakes executive director for the past five years. Abebe will be retiring at the end of July 2016.
Every day is a gift and I acknowledge that energetically. I know my hair, its strengths and its quirks. I wear it grey because it is pretty that way. And God’s knowledge and care keeps track of how many hairs are up there.
In his retirement, Bob Johnson ’73 has gotten back into writing, and recently won the Marguerite McGlinn Prize in Fiction for Philadelphia Stories magazine for his short story “Bird Fever.”