Sofia Samatar ’94 wins Hugo Award for Best New Writer

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The John W. Campbell Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2012 or 2013, sponsored by Dell Magazines, went to Sofia Samatar ’94, author of A Stranger in Olondria (Small Beer Press).

Good of Goshen: Professor Keith Graber Miller, owner of FOUND in Downtown Goshen

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Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible and religion, and his family have combined a love of art and traveling into a world-class gallery right in downtown Goshen. Along with adding to the spirit of Goshen, the Graber Millers also pay the artists behind their collection a fair wage.

Merry Lea to offer wilderness first aid course

Wilderness first aid students prepare for a hands-on practice scenario at Merry Lea’s Farmstead Site. (Merry Lea)

What do you do when a medical emergency happens in a remote location? Would you recognize the signs of hypothermia in your scouting troop? How would you handle a sprained ankle on a family backpacking trip? Merry Lea will host its annual wilderness first aid workshop on Thursday and Friday, August 28 and 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Goshen College announces 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series

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The Goshen College Music Center has announced the performances for the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series. The series, which attempts to make classical chamber music more accessible to the Goshen community, will feature six concerts by outstanding chamber music ensembles and organists on GC’s Taylor and Boody pipe organ, plus a bonus concert and dessert reception for series subscribers only.