Professor emerita publishes first-time English translations of medieval religious literature

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GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College Professor Emerita of French and Humanities Judith Davis, along with Ron Akehurst of the University of Minnesota, recently wrote an introduction to and translation of two 14th-century poems. Published in May by The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Texts & Studies, the book, titled “Our Lady’s Lawsuits,” presents first-time […]

College students prep for a lifetime of church engagement as delegates in Pittsburgh

In a time when many churches are experiencing a decline in youth membership, eight Goshen College students will have the opportunity to be engaged with the inner workings of Mennonite Church USA during the July 4-9 Adult Delegate Assembly in Pittsburgh. The students will represent churches and conferences from five different states as they participate in discussions about policy issues and vote on new resolution amendments, prepping them for a lifetime of church involvement.

Goshen College bids farewell to five retiring faculty members

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Five faculty members are saying farewell to Goshen College at the end of the 2010-2011 school year as they retire and begin the next chapters in their lives. The five retirees are John Blosser, professor of art; Rafael Falcón, professor of Spanish; Mervin Helmuth, associate professor of nursing; David Miller, associate professor of biology; and David Janzen, director of human resources and affirmative action officer. Together, they have served a total of 119.5 years at Goshen College.

At 113th Goshen College commencement, human rights activist encourages graduates to bring hope and compassion to a broken world

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Goshen College’s Class of 2011 received degrees on Sunday, May 1 after being challenged to have the courage to serve others by President James E. Brenneman and encouraged to bring hope and compassion to a broken world by 1969 Goshen College graduate Marjory M. Byler, a human rights activist and organizational consultant.

Quilts featuring fabrics from Senegal on display in new exhibit

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Irene Bornman, of Goshen, brought pieces of Senegal back to Indiana with her when she returned from her nine-year stay in Senegal. Using locally acquired fabrics from markets in Senegal and Mali, Bornman made a variety of comforters and quilts, which will be on display in Goshen College’s Good Library Gallery starting May 8 in the exhibit, “Senegal Fabric in Indiana Patchwork: The Quilts of Irene Bornman.”