“Binding.” Jan Dean and Elfa Jonsdottir

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Reception: Sunday, January 12, 2013 — 2-4 pm, Hershberger Art Gallery Exhibition Descriptions: Jan Dean My sculptures are about the connections between people, the binding. Each one, like Yorick’s skull, is intended to be held in contemplation. Each is a different perspective reflecting what holds people together or apart. Elfa Jonsdottir I had not really […]

Author, quilter to speak at Goshen College

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Author, quiltmaker and Goshen College graduate Janneken Smucker will be on campus on Jan. 13 and 14 to speak about her new book, “Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon,” which explores how Amish quilts evolved from practical bed linens to contemporary art. The book was included in the New York Times Holiday Gift Guide for 2013.

Students connect in new campus-wide mentoring program

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Eva Lapp and Brynn Godshall have a lot in common: they both sing in the Women’s World Music Choir at Goshen College, love ice cream and share a passion for peace studies. But Lapp, a junior from Goshen, and Godshall, a freshman from Lancaster, Pa., might never have become friends if not for a new student-led initiative called Campus Connections.