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Transdisciplinary seminar on adverse childhood experiences teaches future health professionals unique diagnostic tools

What if a traumatic childhood event could be contributing to health problems? Wouldn’t listening and learning from a patient about that experience be as valuable ...More

July 2nd, 2015

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Head softball coach J.D. McCurdy inducted into Rockingham County Baseball League Hall of Fame

J.D. McCurdy has been involved with softball far more years than he played baseball. Yet Eastern Mennonite University’s head softball coach was once a regular ...More

July 2nd, 2015

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

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 ...More

June 29th, 2015

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How a Mennonite college student earned a year’s tuition selling the ‘Mennonite Community Cookbook’

Summer’s here. Know any students looking for summer jobs? The summer when Mary Emma Showalter’s now classic “Mennonite Community Cookbook” was released in 1950, various ...More

June 29th, 2015

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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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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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Transdisciplinary seminar on adverse childhood experiences teaches future health professionals unique diagnostic tools

by: Lauren Jefferson / July 2nd, 2015

What if a traumatic childhood event could be contributing to health problems? Wouldn’t listening and learning from a patient about that experience be as valuable for diagnostic purposes to a health care professional as evaluating ...More