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New Collaborative MBA program opens with intellectually provocative author

A one-week residency featuring a nationally-known author-speaker will kick off the new Collaborative Master of Business Administration program started by three Mennonite colleges. The first ...More

July 24th, 2014

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Thousands throng to new music festival made possible by many folks with close ties to EMU

From a headlining act to the bike-powered recycling effort, from a group of staff and volunteers to the tent distributing Menno Tea to hundreds of ...More

July 22nd, 2014

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All-time top U.S. runner, Jim Ryun, embraces EMU as the East Coast site for an annual summer camp

One of the all-time top athletes in the United States, mile-record-setter Jim Ryun, has settled into making Eastern Mennonite University the site of one of ...More

July 21st, 2014

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MA in biomedicine: A good thing in a small package, just right for this Californian from a huge state school

Kristie Nguyen knew that Eastern Mennonite University would be smaller than the University of California-Los Angeles, where she’d studied as an undergraduate, and figured that ...More

July 20th, 2014

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It’s summertime and the living is . . . (well, not easy) – it’s really, really busy on campus

From August to April, students are the life blood of Eastern Mennonite University. After that, the faces on campus may be less familiar, but EMU’s ...More

July 20th, 2014

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Our man in Mexico – Howard Zehr – gets mistaken for a famous Mexican poet, so they decide to meet …

Settling in before a major public appearance in Mexico, restorative justice expert Howard Zehr was strolling through the market in Victoria, Tamaulipas. It was July ...More

July 16th, 2014

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Couple’s love overcomes separation by an ocean and years of bureaucracy

There are always things in life that lead to things that lead to other things – things you’d never expect, sometimes bad, sometimes neutral, and ...More

July 11th, 2014

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EMU historical library sees leadership transition – Simone Horst succeeds Lois Bowman

On July 1, Simone Horst became the special collections librarian of the Menno Simons Historical Library at Eastern Mennonite University. If her leadership tenure lasts ...More

July 10th, 2014

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EMU breaks record for all-academic honorees

Eastern Mennonite University once again set a new high for student-athletes named to the annual Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Team, as 96 Royals were ...More

July 9th, 2014

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County needs to ask more questions regarding alternatives to jail before building another facility

Restorative justice expert Howard Zehr is the author of the following op-ed piece on the need to examine alternatives to constantly building more space in ...More

July 7th, 2014

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EMU puts six on academic all-state team

Six EMU student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-State Team by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).  A total of 226 student-athletes representing 38 ...More

July 7th, 2014

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EMU alumna’s SALT term gives birth to new career

Twenty-three-year-old Tessa Gerberich from Myerstown, Pa., hoped to have the opportunity to help deliver at least one baby during her year-long service term in Jos, ...More

July 3rd, 2014

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EMU to host Virginia Private College Week, July 28-Aug. 2

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is inviting students to discover the educational opportunities available in their own back yard. EMU is among 24 schools participating in ...More

July 3rd, 2014

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Thousands throng to new music festival made possible by many folks with close ties to EMU

by: Andrew Jenner / July 22nd, 2014

From a headlining act to the bike-powered recycling effort, from a group of staff and volunteers to the tent distributing Menno Tea to hundreds of friends and alumni, Eastern Mennonite University and its graduates helped ...More