Saloma Miller Furlong, author of “Why I Left the Amish,” just published by Michigan State University Press, will give a reading and presentation titled, “Two Lives in One: Inside and Outside the Amish.”
Some work in business, some in theater and music, and others in medicine. But no matter what kind of work they do, they have all been active peacemakers, taking the values they learned years ago at Goshen College and applying them to their daily lives.
Democrat Allan Kauffman, the incumbent Goshen mayor, and Republican Don Riegsecker, a Goshen city council member, are the two candidates in the Nov. 8 general election for Goshen’s next mayor.
Goshen College Professor Emeritus of Art Abner Hershberger has his 11×26-foot art installation, “Culture Clash” on view at ArtPrize, an international exhibition in Grand Rapids, Mich., from Sept. 21 to Oct. 6. His work is located at DeVos Place Grand Gallery (303 Monroe Ave. NW).
The annual college rankings have hit the presses, and Goshen College was again included by “U.S. News & World Report,” “Forbes” and “Washington Monthly” publications on their lists of best U.S. colleges. It was also again named a “College of Distinction.”
All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.
The ninth annual Goshen College and Ryan’s Place grief seminar, titled “Narratives of Grief: Listening for the Stories,” will be held on Friday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel Fellowship Rooms
Nine groups of Goshen College first-year students and faculty will volunteer a day of work at different sites around Michiana
While most college students spent their summers working a summer job and taking a break from studies, four Goshen College students and recent alumni spent the summer riding around the African savanna in a Land Rover, spotting elephants and studying fire ecology with their professor.
Most of us do not want to be a burden to those who come after us. We’d prefer to emit less carbon dioxide, have less stuff and demand less from our groaning planet. But how? What would environmentally sustainable living look like in the 21st century?