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After 44 years at EMU, former provost and current library director Beryl Brubaker heads into her second ‘retirement’

Beryl Brubaker knows what it’s like to retire – and to be called back to serve with her gifts once more. In 2008, Brubaker “retired” ...More

June 26th, 2015

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To the heart of Nepal’s political dialogue: young peacebuilder returns with new skills to greater responsibility in Kathmandu

Aspiring peacebuilder Sujan Rai arrived at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute a week late; she almost didn’t make it to Eastern Mennonite University at all. The ...More

June 26th, 2015

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Zehr Institute restorative justice experts tapped by media in the aftermath of Charleston church shooting

With the complex concepts of forgiveness and healing at the forefront in recent media coverage of the Charleston church shooting, Eastern Mennonite University professors Howard ...More

June 25th, 2015

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CJP alumna and Peace Corps veteran Krista Rigalo leads Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” global education initiative

Last week, first lady Michelle Obama, with her daughters and mother, visited London to announce a new partnership between the US and British governments to ...More

June 23rd, 2015

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Spring internship with NIH – and tarantula toxins – extends into summer for chemistry major Charlie Good

The effects of tarantula toxins on the nervous system is a hot topic in the neurology field today. Enter Charlie Good: a rising senior majoring ...More

June 22nd, 2015

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Bach Festival founder Ken J. Nafziger honored with Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award, vows to ‘keep on musicking’

Ken J. Nafziger, professor of music at Eastern Mennonite University, recently became the third honoree to receive the Circle of Excellence in the Arts Award. ...More

June 18th, 2015

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Committee selected to begin the search for Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) will begin the search for the ninth EMU president with the first meeting of the search ...More

June 12th, 2015

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Local cross-cultural course leads students through rich diversity of Shenandoah Valley cultures

Doris Harper Allen, 88, greeted a group of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students in the parking lot of Rose’s in Harrisonburg, the former heart of ...More

June 8th, 2015

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Four cyclists cross Virginia with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Resistance Ride

After 300 miles, 10 days and several flat tires, a group of 30 college students, including four from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), has crossed Virginia ...More

June 4th, 2015

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EMU hosts solar conference and tour, as Virginia private colleges move forward with plans for campus installations

Virginia’s private colleges are taking the lead in growing the capacity of solar energy in the state. That was the message during last week’s Council ...More

June 2nd, 2015

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‘Twelfth Night: A Musical Remix’ to be performed at Capital Fringe Festival in Washington D.C.

by: Lauren Jefferson / June 29th, 2015

Eastern Mennonite University’s fall 2014 production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” was such a rousing hit that the play, which has been called the “Moulin Rouge version,” has been adapted for a metropolitan theatre festival. “Twelfth ...More