Roth’s new book on Anabaptist-Mennonite education faces challenges head on

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Having been involved in Mennonite education nearly his whole life -as a student, parent and professor- Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth knows the subject of his new book, Teaching that Transforms: Why Anabaptist-Mennonite Education Matters (Herald Press, February 2011), quite intimately.

Stephen Wolochowicz and Molly Morin

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Reception:  Sunday, Jan. 22, 2-4pm Molly Morin is an Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Digital art at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS.  Her work uses digital methods, including computer coding, 3D modeling, and digital photo-editing to produce work that explores the difficult relationship between information and meaning.  Her projects visualize data sets generated from a … Keep reading »

Goshen College focuses on role of faith in the civil rights movement during MLK Study Day

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During Goshen College’s 18th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Monday, Jan. 17, the life and legacy of Dr. King will be celebrated through music, poetry, prayer, art, story-telling and a discussion about race. In particular, the role of faith in the civil rights movement will be at the heart of the day’s agenda, which has a theme of “Christ, Hope and Survival.” As the college cancels daytime classes so that students can participate fully in the events, the public is also invited.

Beyond burgers and fries: Campus dining hall incorporates care for the earth and students’ bodies

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College dining halls are known for large amounts of food thrown away by students, for grease-laden burgers and chicken nuggets and for preparing mass quantities of food straight from the freezer section that would never be considered “fresh.” But something different is going on in the Goshen College Dining Hall, with the AVI Fresh food service provider leading the way in caring for the health and taste buds of each student and for the well-being of the earth. In 2009, when the college was choosing a new food service provider, these qualities were what set them apart.