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Jeffrey Shank, educator and former alumni relations director at Lancaster Mennonite School, named the new director of alumni and parent relations and annual giving at EMU

Jeffrey A. Shank ‘94 has been announced as the new director of alumni and parent relations and annual giving at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Shank ...More

March 26th, 2015

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Liberty University immunologist says a passion for discovery guides his life’s work in research and education

The human body has an amazing ability to recover from and prevent infection. When viruses and bacteria attack, a variety of infection-fighting cells, or immune ...More

March 25th, 2015

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Professor Carl Stauffer joins former MA students at restorative justice symposium at Harvard Law School

A recent symposium on restorative justice at Harvard University gave Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) professor Carl Stauffer an opportunity to speak on lessons learned from ...More

March 24th, 2015

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EMU men’s volleyball earns another road win in five

Fresh off Friday night’s five-set win at Thiel, the Royals stepped out of conference play 16 hours later and earned another full distance win on ...More

March 23rd, 2015

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In choosing EMU, Ygarza sisters share a friendship of on-court memories and off-court successes

In the semi-finals of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball tournament, junior Alicia Ygarza and her teammates had an extra special fan in the ...More

March 20th, 2015

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Comedian and mental health activist Kevin Breel highlights fourth annual Walk for Hope, March 28

Participants in the fourth annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, March 28, will wear, for the first time, the same t-shirt. For the past three years, walkers ...More

March 20th, 2015

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Harrisonburg police and community members join hands in offering restorative justice option

If one particular young man in Harrisonburg had stolen from his employer a few months earlier, he might have found himself standing before a judge, ...More

March 19th, 2015

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Everyone invited to celebrate Howard Zehr by attending his May 23 “roast”

Eastern Mennonite University is spotlighting restorative justice pioneer Howard Zehr on May 23, 2015, a date chosen to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his ...More

March 18th, 2015

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Intensive English Program proves to be Huimin Yu’s bridge from old life in China to new life as tutor and future teacher

For Huimin “Winifred” Yu, the Intensive English Program at Eastern Mennonite University served as a bridge between life in China and as a massage therapist ...More

March 17th, 2015

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During her internship, senior Sara Ritchie mingles with political leaders at Selma march

The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, was so packed with people that Eastern Mennonite University senior Sara Ritchie could not see asphalt when she ...More

March 12th, 2015

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Lack of expert healthcare may increase self-responsibility, says hospital leader Jim Krauss in Suter Science lecture

If you had no access to a clinic or hospital of any kind, would you live your life differently than you do now? Would you ...More

March 11th, 2015