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Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

Civil rights activist Bob Zellner is at it again—working for justice and equality. Zellner, 77, was the first white southerner on staff of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)—the influential ... read more about Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

Zeljko Mirkovic’s ‘The Promise’ will be screened at the French embassy during the D.C. Francophonie Festival

A documentary by Zeljko Mirkovic, a professor at Eastern Mennonite University, will be screened Friday, March 10, at the Embassy of France in Washington D.C. The event, which begins at ... read more about Zeljko Mirkovic’s ‘The Promise’ will be screened at the French embassy during the D.C. Francophonie Festival

EMU grad student shares tips on finding the right post-bac program to continue passion for healthcare caree

Second-year graduate student Milan Sheth talks tips on finding the "right fit," and share about how EMU's MA in Biomedicine Program provided the academic rigor, unique research and cross-cultural experiences, and faculty support he needed. ... read more about EMU grad student shares tips on finding the right post-bac program to continue passion for healthcare caree from PreMedLife

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‘Rescuing Jesus’ author and journalist Deborah Jian Lee to speak about counter-cultures reclaiming evangelicalism

Journalist, radio producer, professor and author Deborah Jian Lee will visit Eastern Mennonite University on Wednesday, Feb. 15.  The 10 a.m. chapel in Lehman Auditorium and a 4 p.m. colloquium, ... read more about ‘Rescuing Jesus’ author and journalist Deborah Jian Lee to speak about counter-cultures reclaiming evangelicalism

In daily devotionals, clergywomen supported a fellow Methodist and celebrated the breaking of ‘stained-glass ceilings’

Professor Emily Peck McClain joined with other clergywomen to send daily devotionals to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, both to support a fellow United Methodist and to acknowledge the work of Clinton and other women who have broken both glass ceilings and stained-glass ceilings. ... read more about In daily devotionals, clergywomen supported a fellow Methodist and celebrated the breaking of ‘stained-glass ceilings’ from United Methodist Church

At Selma in ’65 and again 50 years later: Civil rights activist Bob Zellner visits EMU for two lectures and time with students

Attacks, arrests, threats and the murders of his friends could not deter Bob Zellner, a white Southerner, from fighting for racial equality in the civil rights movement. The lifelong activist ... read more about At Selma in ’65 and again 50 years later: Civil rights activist Bob Zellner visits EMU for two lectures and time with students

Visiting scholar researches peace through dance, as EMU explores MFA program in arts, media and peacebuilding

Whether a dancer is trained or untrained, the action of dancing itself creates “contact with different sources of knowledge,” says Paula Ditzel Facci, who spent the fall 2016 semester as ... read more about Visiting scholar researches peace through dance, as EMU explores MFA program in arts, media and peacebuilding

‘Welcome Your Neighbor’ sign continues to spread around the nation, to the delight of its creators at Immanuel Mennonite Church

From Washington D.C. to Colorado, demand for Immanuel Mennonite Church’s “Welcome Your Neighbor” sign has skyrocketed. The sign, with a distinctive tri-color banding, reads in three languages: No matter where ... read more about ‘Welcome Your Neighbor’ sign continues to spread around the nation, to the delight of its creators at Immanuel Mennonite Church

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‘Let Your Life Speak’: Fall/Winter 2016 Crossroads features alumni empowering neighbors in multicultural U.S.

The fall/winter 2016 issue of Crossroads focuses on Eastern Mennonite University alumni who have made conscious choices, whether vocational or avocational, to work in multicultural settings as advocates for social ... read more about ‘Let Your Life Speak’: Fall/Winter 2016 Crossroads features alumni empowering neighbors in multicultural U.S.

Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

In a photo taken outside the Women Doing Theology Conference last month, Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) Lancaster student Karyn Nancarvis flexes her muscles and grins. Nancarvis attended the conference in Leesburg, ... read more about Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

Congregations must grapple with the contentious times in which we live. Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2017 School for Leadership Training (SLT) will speak to divisions of race, power, privilege and ideology—and ... read more about ‘We don’t want differences to keep us apart’: School for Leadership Training focuses on connecting across divisiveness

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