Julia Spruance ’11: Shattering a Stigma at 19,000 feet

In 2011, for the first time in Kilifi County, Kenya, parents of hearing-impaired children were saying, “I want to communicate with my child.” Julia Spruance’s 100 Signs for Parents in Kenya Sign-Language was their introduction.

For the Craft and the Creator

For 20 years, artists Bruce Herman and Bryn Gillette ’02 have been pursuing the perennial question they discussed in their very first meeting: What does it mean to be a Christian who is an artist?

Receiving the ‘Permesso di Soggiorno’: 20 Years of Gordon in Orvieto

Over a decade of conversations, including during a sojourn in Italy, John Skillen and Bruce Herman thoughtfully gave shape to an innovative study abroad program, which piloted in 1998 in the small, historic Italian hill-city of Orvieto.

Art, Science and Advocacy: The Many Faces of Our Mental Health

The start of any new semester brings lots of new faces to campus. But the 99 faces in Ken Olsen Science Center don’t belong to first-year students or faculty members.

Herman Brings Loved Ones to Life Through Art

Embodying the rich tradition of collaboration, Bruce Herman’s most recent artistic endeavor, Ordinary Saints, is an intersection between painting, poetry and music.