Reimagining Shalom

With guidance and encouragement from Sybil Coleman (social work), Kelly (Connolly) Palmer ’13, LMSW, is working toward God’s vision of justice—something she likens to shalom.

Shelby Sundling Lathrop ’96: The Winding Road to a Creative Arts Emmy Award

Shelby Sundling Lathrop ’96 won a Creative Arts Emmy for “Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media within an Unscripted Program” as supervising producer of “The Oscars: All Access.”

Sarah (Durfey) Dunham ’09: Modern Day Abolitionist

For over a decade, Sarah (Durfey) Dunham ’09 has worked on the front lines of fighting human trafficking. Now she and her husband, Jared, are on a new journey to create safe spaces for people at risk.

Prashan De Visser ’08: Relationships Across Enemy Lines

As a young boy who grew up in a country experiencing a brutal 28-year civil war, Prashan de Visser ’08 realized how easy it was to hate someone. But by forming friendships, he learned that the stereotypes of the “enemy” were often wrong. 

Matt Taylor ’06: Decoding Disabilities

As a post-doctoral scholar in STEM education, Dr. Matt Taylor ’06 is in the business of turning perceived weaknesses into strengths—with help from NASA and a robot named Dash.