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.

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.

An Experiment in Multilayered Mentorship

Dr. Evangeline “Angie” Cornwell (biology), Courtney Olbrich ’18 and Dr. Lisa Spencer ’95 investigate the function of a certain type of white blood cell in the rise of allergies, specifically food allergies.

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?

The Art of Seeing the Subtext

Over the course of three years, Kaye Cook (psychology) and Si-Hua Chang ’16 created ways to code qualitative research on topics ranging from how the Church has changed to whether women should be ordained to national laws that potentially undermine church practice.