For Curt Zehr ’81, farming always has been about family. The farm and farm businesses that he and wife Sue operate are based in the Illinois farm that has been in Curt’s family for more than 100 years. His start in pork producers groups came with his dad and going to meetings as a child.
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.
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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.
Anna Mast ’08 is taking ownership of Anna’s Bread in Goshen, formerly Rachel’s bread, from Rachel Shenk ’80.
Jo-Ann Brant, professor of Bible and religion, responds to the question, “Is Money the Root of All Evil?”
Hannah (Grieser) Hochstetler ’13 died in a Jan. 19 traffic accident near Roanoke, Virginia. Hochstetler was 26. Her husband, Caleb Hochstetler ’13, was also injured in the accident.
Sasha Dyck ’04 was hoping to be in Washington, D.C., Friday, but instead he’ll have to watch the event from north of the border. The dual citizen was denied entry into the United States Thursday when he presented his Canadian passport at the St. Bernard de Lacolle, Que., border crossing.
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.”
During his junior year at Goshen College, Stephen Graber became interested in being a doctor. Shadowing physicians at a family practice and cancer clinic exposed him to the profession. But his time at St. Elizabeth’s, seeing the passion with which the health providers serve, has strengthened his sense of mission.