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Sustainability Semester launches with canoe trip of watershed

By jodihb • Sep 14th, 2012 • Category: news
“Launch” is an apt word for the beginning of the Sustainability Semester in Residence (SSR), a new undergraduate program at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College in Wolf Lake, Ind. Students begin the semester with a weeklong exploration of the Elkhart River Watershed, traveling by canoe when possible.


College launches institute focused on ecological regeneration

By jodihb • Mar 28th, 2011 • Category: news
March 28, 2011 An “exciting new chapter” has begun at Goshen College, according to the college’s President James E. Brenneman on March 24 as he launched three institutes, all focused on the college’s …


Goshen College launches unique residential Sustainability Semester at Merry Lea

By jodihb • Mar 8th, 2011 • Category: news
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will offer – beginning in the fall of 2011 – the Sustainability Semester in Residence for students to live and learn in Indiana’s first platinum-rated LEED® facility located on an 1,189-acre nature preserve.


Environmental science professor works at peacebuilding by making connections

By jodihb • Jan 18th, 2011 • Category: news
As a biology and environmental science professor, Ryan Sensenig knows that his students need to learn more than how to use a microscope or all of the scientific names of the plants they are studying.


Merry Lea featured on Evangelical Environmental Network’s podcast

By jodihb • Oct 15th, 2010 • Category: feature, news
The Evangelical Environmental Network interviewed Luke Gascho, Executive Director of Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, for their Weekly Creation Care Podcast on Oct. 12, 2010 (click here to listen). They talked about the intersection between ecology and …


Students imagine new possibilities in intensive summer agroecology program

By jodihb • Aug 24th, 2010 • Category: feature, news
If there is a common thread among the seven students from five colleges who studied in Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College’s Agroecology Summer Intensive (ASI) this year, it is one of new possibilities.


Building and living green

By glenn • May 11th, 2009 • Category: news
From the Summer 2006 issue of The Bulletin “So why did they use two-by-six-inch studs instead of two-by-fours?” asks a student after reading a worksheet about building materials. Another student is figuring out how a ground source heat pump works, and …