Speaking on “Laos’ history of war: The need for UXO removal,” Goshen College sophomore Jacob Putnam, from Chicago, Ill., placed first in Goshen College’s 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Feb. 19.
On a typical weekday during the semester, about 75 to 100 pounds of food waste is produced in the college’s dining hall. Because of student commitment and ingenuity, that waste is now turned into compost, which is used as a natural fertilizer in a small garden, eventually producing vegetables and herbs for meals to be served to students.
Veteran high school coach and Goshen College graduate Dale Stoltzfus has been hired as the new head coach of the Maple Leaf women’s soccer program.
FiveCore Media (Goshen College’s video production company) is now one of the first companies in the world to receive a BlackMagic Cinema Camera. This camera is the first of its kind that combines the technologies and quality of a digital cinema camera into an affordable package. Scientific American predicts by 2015 most theaters in the world will have been converted to digital projection. The move from film acquisition to digital increases exponentially every year. FiveCore’s investment in this new class of digital cameras benefits both its clients and the Goshen College students involved in the program.