Krista and Tim Showalter Ehst, both 2008 GC grads, have begun Peace Farm, a new voluntary service program born out of a collaborative effort between Quakers and Mennonites in Pennsylvania. This six-month apprenticeship brings together the practical work of farming and an exploration of connections between peace, food justice and faith.
Dr. Said Samatar, longtime Rutgers history professor, scholar and authority on Somalia, died on Feb. 24.
Teacher Carl Weaver ’69 has been leading an annual Florida Keys marine biology field trip for 42 years.
Justin Rothshank, a Goshen potter who sells handmade coffee mugs on his Etsy shop featuring custom ceramic decals of famous people, says it’s probably too soon to tell how well Hillary Clinton merchandise will do.
Marta Brunner, head of collections, research and instructional services in the Charles E. Young Research Library at UCLA, has been named the new college librarian at Skidmore College.
Rafael Chavez y Moreno ’09 and Adam Carter ’01, and their goshen band “Lalo Cura,” were recently featured among NPR’sa Alt.Latino’s favorite Tiny Desk Concerts.
Joseph Shetler ’06 recently presented his MFA Thesis Exhibition, “Defining Ethos,” which ran in early of December 2014 in Phoenix.
Joel Kauffmann ’79 has used his comic strip Pontius’ Puddle to comment on the church, the world and the human condition. After 31 years, he’s putting down his pen to pursue another matter of faith.
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.