Alumna Patricia Grace King is the featured author at a Feb. 22 Writers Read event at Eastern Mennonite University. The reading will be in Common Grounds coffeehouse in the University Commons at 6:30 p.m.
Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of current assistant coach Melvin Felix as the new head men’s basketball coach. He has been the lead assistant at EMU under Coach Kirby Dean the past seven seasons.
Last year in South Korea, middle school teachers Yongseung Roh and Kyungyun Hwang read Howard Zehr’s seminal text Changing Lenses with a study group. This year, they were part of a South Korean delegation that came to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) to learn directly about restorative justice from Zehr himself.
The Zehr Institute for Restorative Justice at EMU announces a four-session course about police and community justice partnerships this spring.
The Virginia College Fund, a Richmond-based nonprofit, was the recipient of a $2,700,000 gift from the Guy E. Beatty Revocable Trust. The gift is the largest in the history of the organization.
Local theater-goers will be challenged by different perspectives on the Israel/Palestine conflict in February at Eastern Mennonite University. The Mosaic Theater Company of D.C., one of Washington D.C.’s newest and most acclaimed groups, will stage performances Feb. 16-18 of Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish’s memoir “I Shall Not Hate,” and of “Via Dolorosa,” by Sir David Hare.
The Rev. Sharon Washington Risher knows hate: Among the nine black worshippers killed by a white supremacist at a prayer meeting at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17, 2015, were her mother, two cousins and a childhood friend.
Eastern Mennonite University has announced that head men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean will resign at the end of the current season. He has accepted a position as the director of parks and recreation for Rockingham County.
Eastern Mennonite University has earned a second consecutive “Silver” rating for its sustainability efforts from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
An innovative new program at Eastern Mennonite University will provide scholarships for academically talented students with financial need studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Community members new to Eastern Mennonite University joined those with ties three and four generations back to its beginning in 1917.
Eight students are gaining experience through internships in fields ranging from music therapy to journalism to immigration law through an EMU program.
A new symbol of nonviolence is the latest artistic addition to the Eastern Mennonite University campus.
EMU preps multi-talented Chilean alumni for doctoral theological studies, peacebuilding dialogue in the Jewish community
Anita Fonseca-Quezada and Cristian Quezada talk about their personal journeys that have merged and taken them from their native Chile to the United States.
A club at EMU is poised to offer students new opportunities for service, leadership training, and making local and international connections.
Lila Marks describes Hawaii’s landscapes as “effortlessly beautiful,” but when the EMU student traveled there this summer, she had something else on her mind.
Surrounded by boxes of supplies and volunteers packing blue and gray buckets to create relief kits, EMU senior Ryan Faraci still wanted to do more.
Two graduates of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU are finalists for an award honoring women working to resolve water-related conflicts.
The new director of the Master of Arts in Education program at EMU talks about some of the key insights that inform her philosophy of classroom teaching.
Three women working in peacebuilding were honored during a special Daughters for Life Foundation gala dinner.
Tempest Anderson describes her time as a graduate student in the master’s in counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University as “amazing and life-changing.”
EMU biology professor Doug Graber Neufeld will discuss sustainable solutions to water-related challenges in Kenya.
Nourah Alhasawi invites viewers to confront their preconceived notions about face-veiled Muslim women.
Building on research of three EMU professors, recent grad Hannah Daley and senior Amanda Williams concluded data collection in the Bergton area watershed.
The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU welcomes five Fulbright scholars to the graduate program in conflict transformation.
Eastern Mennonite University welcomes 10 new faculty for the 2017-18 academic year.
Eastern Mennonite University celebrated its centennial year convocation Wednesday at Lehman Auditorium.
Eastern Mennonite University women’s basketball player Chloe Roach (Leesburg, Va./Tuscarora) had an incredible opportunity this summer.
ODAC coaches have a lot of respect for the EMU cross country programs, as evidenced by the league’s preseason polls.
As news of the Aug. 12 Unite the Right rally reverberated out of Charlottesville, the EMU community watched in dismay and anger.
We stand in sympathy and in solidarity with our brothers and sisters caught up in the ugly, tragic violence ignited by virulent racism in Charlottesville.
Three women working in peacebuilding will be honored during a special Daughters for Life Foundation Gala Dinner in Washington, D.C.
Everyone leaves loved ones behind to come to the Summer Peacebuilding Institute at Eastern Mennonite University.
Summer has brought a number of exciting changes to the Eastern Mennonite University Athletic Department.
Ingrid de Sanctis and Ted Swartz debut their theatrical celebration for the EMU Centennial in Lehman Auditorium during Homecoming and Family Weekend.
Former EMU standout Hannah Chappell-Dick has been hired as the school’s interim cross country coach, starting August 9.
Centennial Century cycling event offers scenic Shenandoah Valley loops with 62, 31 and 5-mile options
Celebrate Eastern Mennonite University’s 100th year by riding through the Shenandoah Valley in the Centennial Century bike ride.
Eastern Mennonite University offers a five-course graduate certificate in restorative justice in education, or RJE.
A Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program graduate has been named the first female Chief Peace and Reconciliation Officer for the Solomon Islands.
Madalynn Payne didn’t bring to the cradle of Anabaptism this past summer the same lineage as some of her Eastern Mennonite University peers.
In an Iraqi mall on Valentine’s Day, shoppers were treated to a unique sight.