l-r Elizabeth Witmer, Christina Hershey, Alexa Weeks, and Kate Kauffman; Janaya Sachs and Madison List were also there as UG students. Rebekah Nolt from EMS main campus was also there.

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

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Temple University podiatry school guarantees two spots annually to qualifying biomedicine students

A new agreement with Temple University’s School of Podiatric Medicine guarantees admission to two qualifying graduates of Eastern Mennonite University’s MA in Biomedicine program. Temple’s Foot & Ankle Institute is ... read more about Temple University podiatry school guarantees two spots annually to qualifying biomedicine students

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Sexual misconduct and compliance investigation: administration acted responsibly, policy changes recommended

In July, the board of trustees of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) engaged D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) to conduct an external independent investigation in response to allegations of sexual misconduct ... read more about Sexual misconduct and compliance investigation: administration acted responsibly, policy changes recommended

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Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’

Senior social work major Elisabeth Wilder spent 12 weeks last summer working for peacebuilding organization Justapaz in Bogota, Colombia. A grant from Eastern Mennonite University’s Peacebuilding and Development Department funded ... read more about Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’

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‘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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Brubaker and Kioko to act as consultants in facilitation of possible conference reunification

Franconia and Eastern District conferences of Mennonite Church USA will form a team to work with consultants David Brubaker and Roxy Kioko from Eastern Mennonite University, beginning in January, to explore reconciliation, with the possibility of becoming a reunited conference. ... read more about Brubaker and Kioko to act as consultants in facilitation of possible conference reunification from Mennonite World Review

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Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

Representatives from six police departments across the country attended a law enforcement retreat on restorative justice Nov. 11-13 near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The retreat was co-hosted by the Harrisonburg (Virginia) Police ... read more about Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning