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Fishburne basketball drops conference opener to Eastern Mennonite

The Caissons fought hard, but the shots just would not fall on Tuesday as Eastern Mennonite was able to take the conference opener from Fishburne, 60-51.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Below is a listing of the next three weeks of Eastern Mennonite University-related events.


Fishburne basketball routs Grace Christian, 65-31

The Fishburne Military School varsity basketball team traveled to Staunton for a contest against the Warriors of Grace Christian School on Tuesday night and returned to Waynesboro with a 65-31 win.


EMU music gala to showcase orchestra, choirs and wind ensemble

The annual gala concert at Eastern Mennonite University is “a kaleidoscope,” says music professor Ken J. Nafziger, who conducts the chamber choir.


Art auction aims to benefit EMU, campus community through hosting visiting artists

Painting, collages, and photography will be offered at a silent art auction hosted by the visual and communication arts department at EMU.


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EMU men’s basketball has high expectations for 2014-2015

The talent is there for something special to happen. But EMU men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean says it comes down to one simple thing – chemistry.


Alumnus Dean Weaver hopes to build a warmly connected community on a hilltop near EMU

From a developer’s perspective, the three-acre hilltop property a mile southeast of Eastern Mennonite University’s campus has significant challenges.


Local writer and environmental activist shares love of Appalachian forests

Chris Bolgiano is a self-described “mildly amusing nature writer” and a retired special collections librarian who resides in Fulks Run, Virginia.


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Jeff Tyson steps down as EMU women’s volleyball coach

EMU has announced the resignation of women’s volleyball coach Jeff Tyson. He has accepted a position as the Fitness and Aquatics Operations Manager at The Centre in Adrian, Mich.


Wildlife Federation backs interdisciplinary work – science, digital media, peacebuilding – on stream restoration

A $200,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Federation will give science, peacebuilding and digital media students at Eastern Mennonite University opportunity to work together on a stream restoration project in a rural community about 30 miles from campus.


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Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family

Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


EMU Athlete of the Week: Adam Moyer

This week’s EMU Athlete of the Week is being awarded to Adam Moyer (Harleysville, Pa./Christopher Dock), who took advantage of his only goal-scoring opportunity in the second half to put the game-winning goal in the back of the net for his team.


EMU coach Jason Lewkowicz pursues excellence to the glory of God with his track and cross country athletes

It was, he’ll tell you, something of a crazy decision to come to Eastern Mennonite University. Jason Lewkowicz and his family were settled and happy in Hannibal, Missouri, where he’d spent three years building the first track and field program at Hannibal-LaGrange University.


Eastern Mennonite University Calendar of Events

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


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EMU women’s basketball looks to replace senior leaders

The EMU women’s basketball team released their 2014-15 schedule today, and it shows a tall order for the women to secure another trip to the NCAA National Tournament.


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EMU men’s basketball poised for big season

An “easy schedule” is always a relative term, but compared to last year the upcoming season’s schedule for the EMU men doesn’t look quite as over-bearing as the last.


EMU students and faculty produce, tweet, #DontShoot photo in solidarity with national protests

Faculty, staff and students of EMU gathered on the steps of Northlawn early in the fall semester to raise their hands in solidarity with the African American community of Ferguson, Missouri, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer on Aug. 9, 2014.


Undergrad gets hands-on STEM teaching experience through NASA camp

Abby Pennington, a biology and education major at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, was exposed to a highly privileged educational experience and a highly deprived one – all in the summer before her senior year.


Counseling professor explains how alopecia areata led to her baldness

Four years ago, Chereè Hammond joined the faculty in the master’s in counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University. Shortly after beginning the semester – it was a Wednesday, she remembers – she shaved her head.


Augusta County Director of Community Development credentialed

Timothy K. Fitzgerald, Director of Community Development of Augusta County, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.


EMU sets records for enrollment and diversity while adding grad programs

Enrollment at Eastern Mennonite University this fall set new records, including a record-high number of students who are ethnic minorities or come from other countries.


EMU administration, students join forces to aim for sustainability

On any given day at Eastern Mennonite University, you may see a young person riding a bicycle with an attached trailer piled with recyclables.


Artistic productions desired for EMU’s huge centennial party

For Eastern Mennonite University’s 100th anniversary in 2017, EMU’s centennial planning committee is soliciting ideas and proposals for special productions of music, theater and the visual arts.


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EMU women’s soccer loses in OT

EMU had its perfect record in overtime games broken Tuesday night, dropping a 2-1 final at Ferrum College.


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EMU soccer men, women struggle in stinging Saturday defeats

EMU men fall to Virginia Wesleyan: The Royals had their chances against last year’s ODAC champion Virginia Wesleyan, but an upset was not to be as the men lost 4-1 on the road Saturday night.


Award-winning poet opens 2014-15 Writers Read series at EMU

Evie Shockley, an award-winning poet who embraces both free-verse and traditional styles of writing, will open up the 2014-15 Writers Read series on Wednesday, September 24, at 8 p.m. in Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium.


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EMU women’s soccer tops Marymount, 2-1, in double OT

Nora Osei (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) finished off a dramatic night by hitting the game-winner with 2:16 left in double overtime, handing the EMU Royals back-to-back wins in 100+ minutes.


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EMU men’s soccer earns draw with Lebanon Valley

Going into extra time is becoming old hat for the EMU soccer teams. The men settled for a scoreless draw Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Lebanon Valley.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg.


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EMU men’s soccer earns draw

The EMU soccer men are getting used to extra time, as they played their second double overtime game in four days Saturday afternoon. They scored first but had to settle for the tie in a non-conference match against Frostburg State in Harrisonburg.


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EMU Athlete of the Week: Sara Ritchie

Numbers don’t lie. Sara Ritchie’s (Harrisonburg, Va./Turner Ashby) phenomenal stats from this weekend made it easy to select her as the first EMU Royals Athlete of the Week of the 2014-2015 school year.


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EMU men’s soccer rallies, defeats Southern Virginia in double OT, 2-1

It was the end of a long day of soccer on EMU’s Turf Field, but an incredibly satisfying one. Junior Jake Lind (Harrisonburg, Va./Eastern Mennonite) punched home the game-winner with 4:47 left in double overtime, giving the soccer men a 2-1 win over Southern Virginia in their home opener Wednesday night.


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EMU women’s soccer settles for 1-1 draw with Southern Virginia

After a slow start to Wednesday’s home opener against Southern Virginia, the EMU soccer women found their stride and earned a 1-1 draw in double overtime. The decision snaps the Royals’ season-opening two-game losing skid.


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EMU field hockey falls at McDaniel, 4-1

Scoring first doesn’t always turn into a win as the EMU field hockey team found out Wednesday. The Royals got the first goal but still found themselves on the short end of a 4-1 decision to McDaniel College.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg.


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EMU men’s soccer blasts Marymount, 4-1

Looking to rebound from Friday’s last-second loss, EMU’s soccer men torched the nets for four goals and their first victory of the season.


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Ursinus defeats EMU field hockey

Visiting Ursinus looked every bit as good as their No. 13 national ranking Saturday afternoon, jumping ahead of EMU and holding off the women for a 5-1 decision. The Royals fall to 0-2 after the busy opening weekend at home.


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Goucher tops EMU women’s soccer, 2-0

The EMU soccer women are still looking for their first goal of the year after a 2-0 loss at Goucher Saturday afternoon. EMU’s soccer women return to Harrisonburg 0-2 after their season-opening trip to Baltimore, Md., as they prepare for next Wednesday’shome opener.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University.