Merry Lea’s annual Autumn Hope Conference will explore the long view of immigration

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From Sept. 20 to 22, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host the annual Autumn Hope Conference, titled “Native Place: Disruption and Healing.” The weekend conference will take the long view of immigration and examine the impact of different people groups on the landscape.

AlgaeTown project explores the future of biofuel, turns to crowdfunding for support

Aaron Kauffman and Dr. Stan Grove remove a polypropylene mat that is used to harvest the algae grown in a photobioreactor.

AlgaeTown was conceptualized four years ago as an effort to find an easy and efficient way to produce algae, which can be harvested for use in biofuels, pharmaceuticals and even food. For years, algae has been rumored to be the fix for many of our global energy problems. The Algaetown team believes they are getting closer to making that a reality.

Music Center debuts inaugural Rieth Chamber Series concert lineup

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The Goshen College Music Center will debut a new concert series featuring chamber music and organ concerts on GC’s Opus 41 pipe organ. The 2013-14 series will feature six concerts by outstanding chamber music ensembles and organists, plus a bonus concert and reception for series subscribers only.

Celebrating success, striving for improvement: Goshen Commons looks toward its first anniversary

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As Goshen Commons, a community news website for the city of Goshen, approaches its first anniversary in September, those involved with the site are both pleased with its success and looking toward a future with an even larger following and better representation of Goshen’s diversity.

New Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership program launched at Goshen College

The new Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership program at Goshen College supports the next generation of diversity leaders by offering an 18-month program that alternates between six-day in-person meetings and six-months of online coursework.

The first group of students in Goshen College’s Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership program began their coursework on June 2 with an intensive six days of classes. The program supports the development of the next generation of diversity leaders in the business, government, nonprofit and education sectors.