John Ruth will offer a lecture about his new memoir, “Branch,” in Goshen College’s Newcomer Center Room 17 on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. A reception will follow the lecture, during which books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is free and open to the public.
Goshen College has worked in recent years to restore several acres of lawn to native landscaping. Part of that initiative is simulating naturally occurring fires by establishing a controlled burn.
The Goshen College Ecological Stewardship Committee is working to make Goshen College a “tree campus,” similar to the “tree city” concept started by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Students in separate projects held a controlled burn of a prairie field area near Sauder Music Hall and planted trees around campus in order to try and establish it as a “tree campus.”
The 2014-15 season of the Goshen College Performing Arts Series will again bring extraordinary and top quality arts performances to the college, including the Indigo Girls, Lyle Lovett, Peking Acrobats and the return of Garrison Keillor, who will bring his Prairie Home Companion show to the Sauder Hall stage.