Actor, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith to present keynote address Sept. 13

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Award-winning actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will present the keynote address,”ÒGlimpses of America in Change,” at Goshen College for the Roy H. Umble Master Class and Yoder Public Affairs Lecture, which are combined into one event this year. The address will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism publishes first book, John Driver’s ‘Life Together in the Spirit’

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Goshen College’s new Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism published its first book in July, an English-language translation of John Driver’s “Life Together in the Spirit: A Radical Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century.” The project was sponsored by Greencroft Communities, who helped make the book available for free in Spanish and English to every pastor in Mennonite Church USA.

Goshen College and University of Notre Dame publish ‘Latinos in Northern Indiana’ research series

To learn more about and order copies of the reports, contact Goshen College's Center for Intercultural Teaching & Learning at (574) 535-7800, or visit their website at www.goshen.edu/citl. Reports can be purchased for $10 per volume, or for $20 for all three volumes.

Goshen College’s Institute for Latino Educational Achievement, in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, published a three-volume series of research reports, titled “Latinos in Northern Indiana,” during the spring of 2011. The reports assess the educational experiences of local Latinos and provide recommendations for improvement.

Business Department awards grants to seven student-run businesses

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From a colorfully painted vintage van frequently seen around campus to black and white photos from Africa, Goshen College students are bringing their entrepreneurial ideas to life with assistance from the Business Department. To encourage students to develop their skills further, the Business Department has awarded entrepreneurship grants to seven student-owned businesses, for a total of $27,500 during this academic year.