History… the story of humankind
EMU is a Christian liberal arts college dedicated to Mennonite values of peacebuilding and service. We study history from a global viewpoint, one that highlights our need for one another. Study history with us, and we’ll analyze the human experience through a peace and justice lens.
History In Our Backyard
Our campus is only two hours from both Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital, and Richmond, the Confederate capital. We’re also close to many other historic sites in history-rich Virginia, including the unique Museum of American Frontier Culture in nearby Staunton, many Civil War battlefields, and the National Park Service’s historic Sklyine Drive.
Seeing real impact of advocacy work, intern returns for second stint with D.C. housing developer MANNAApril 4th, 2017
Editor’s note: Within minutes of publishing this article, we were informed that Jonathan Nisly has been offered, and accepted, a job with MANNA. So maybe he really has found his … read more
EMU to host June 22-25 conference on border- and boundary-crossing women in the Anabaptist traditionMarch 29th, 2017
From June 22-25, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) hosts “Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries,” a conference on the theme of women in the Anabaptist tradition … read more
- March 23rd, 2017
Riad Jarjour is a Syrian-Lebanese scholar, pastor and peacebuilder whose work has focused on Muslim-Christian relationships since the 1970s. On March 15 and 16, he visited Eastern Mennonite University to … read more