Crossroads - Summer 2006

The official magazine of
Eastern Mennonite University

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alumni award recipients2006 Alumni Recognition Awards

The Alumni Association is honoring Claude Good (C 54) with the distinguished service award and Catherine R. Mumaw (C 54) with the alumna of the year award. The distinguished service award recognizes an alum who has demonstrated the unique Christian service and peacemaking emphases of EMU. The alum of the year award recognizes an alum who has received recognition for significant achievement in his or her profession, community or church.

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Beryl Brubaker

Update on Prioritization

The P word, or “prioritization,” became a household term at EMU during the past year and a half. more >>

Lisa Schirch in Iraq

Losing and Saving Lives in Iraq

Peacebuilding professor Lisa Schirch reflects on volunteer efforts in Iraq and the seemingly high price of peace. more >>

Vernon and Terry Jantzi

Jantzi & Jantzi

For two faculty members with so much in common, they spend a lot of time explaining how different they are. more >>

kurdish neighbors

Documenting Neighbors

Jerry Holsopple's documentary production class spent the spring semester recording the stories of their Kurdish neighbors. more >>

Dan Bender

Soldiers or Conscientious Objectors?

Students interviewed WWII-era conscientious objectors (COs) and learned what is was like leaving home for Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. more >>

spring sports photos

Spring Sports Highlights

Many student athletes made their mark during the spring sports season. more >>

Stephanie Mathews

A Team Player on and off the Court

Although Stephanie Mathews (C 06) came to EMU later than many students, she has left her mark. more >>

Lindsay Martin and Kevin Docherty

EMU Grads in the World

Lindsay Martin (C 05) volunteered at Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service while Kevin Docherty (C 05) dove into a special teaching residency in Baltimore, Md. more >>

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