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Center for Interfaith Engagement Director Ed Martin retires after six years of facilitating dialogue and scholarly interaction

Ed Martin’s interest in interfaith work won’t stop when he ends his six-year term as director of Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement. Martin, ...More

June 29th, 2016

President Loren Swartzendruber accepts thanks from Kay Nussbaum, chair of the Eastern Mennonite University Board of Trustees. Swartzendruber, who retires June 30, and his wife, Pat, were celebrated at a June 24 reception and dinner at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg. (Photos by Joaquin Sosa)

Farewell celebration for President Loren Swartzendruber and wife Pat highlights leadership during 13 years of service

University and college “presidents have to know about fundraising, enrollment, board governance, community and connection,” said Jennifer Braaten at Friday’s farewell celebration for President Loren ...More

June 28th, 2016

Maha Mehanna FEATURE-1

Palestinian Muslim peacebuilder Maha Mehanna helps to bring voices, stories and perspectives of Gaza to the world

At a time when walls are being reinforced and deepened around the Gaza Strip—called by some “the world’s largest open-air prison”—Maha Mehanna is doing her ...More

June 27th, 2016

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Eastern Mennonite University announces structural leadership changes

Eastern Mennonite University President’s Cabinet, with the support of the Board of Trustees, announces a new organizational structure. These changes, which focus on enrollment and ...More

June 24th, 2016

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‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity

To the outsider, the June 15-18 Restorative Justice in Motion conference at Eastern Mennonite University may have looked like any other summer gathering of intellectuals, ...More

June 24th, 2016

Rebirth

Musical legend ‘Rebirth’ re-releases their third and final self-titled album to benefit EMU library

“Rebirth.” Merely mentioning the word opens a floodgate of great memories for the five members of the music group bearing that name – James Krabill, ...More

June 22nd, 2016

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Academics

‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity

by: Lauren Jefferson / June 24th, 2016

To the outsider, the June 15-18 Restorative Justice in Motion conference at Eastern Mennonite University may have looked like any other summer gathering of intellectuals, ready to share, network and learn. Yet to overhear bits ...More