Students in Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding‘s practice-oriented graduate program in conflict transformation culminate their coursework in one of three options. The organizational practicum requir ...More
The Center of Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University celebrated their 2016 graduates in a Sunday evening ceremony at Martin Chapel with singing, short speeches and recognition of each graduate.
A choir of African students led by Professor Carl Stauffer opened first with ...More
Most of the audience at Eastern Mennonite University’s 98th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 1, didn’t realize the special music provided by the string quartet was a world premiere composition of retiring President Loren E. Swartzendruber ...More
Matt Stearn’s walk across the Eastern Mennonite Seminary commencement stage on April 30 was not only a personal milestone, but an institutional one. Stearn is the first student to complete the Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree since the program began ...More
Susan Schultz Huxman, PhD, has been appointed as Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president by unanimous vote from both the university’s Board of Trustees and the Board of Mennonite Education Agency.
Huxman is currently president of Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She will officially assume office on Jan. 1, 2017.
Her selection follows a 10-m ...More
Senior Derek Harnish and sophomore Braden Herman were upperclass and underclass division winners, respectively, at last week’s Spring STEM Celebration poster show.
Harnish, who performed research under the supervision of Professor Jeffrey Copeland, studied the “Neuronal Basis for Aging in Drosophila me ...More
All those years ago, the trajectory of Roman Miller’s young career had seemed so clear. He’d finished undergraduate and master’s degrees in biology and earned a PhD from Kent State University, specializing in male rats’ reproductive biology before landing a research position at the West Virginia University Schoo ...More
After recently becoming the first university in the country to offer a graduate certificate in restorative justice in education, Eastern Mennonite University will soon begin working with school and community leaders in Jackson, Mississippi, to introduce restorative practices to the city’s public school system.
As graduates make their way across the stage at Eastern Mennonite University’s 2016 Commencement ceremonies, one other person on the stage will also be celebrating both student and personal accomplishments and transition. President Loren Swartzendruber has presided over 13 commencement ceremonies at EMU and 10 prior to that at Hes ...More
What does leadership mean in the Anabaptist tradition today? More than 230 people gathered at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, April 7-9 to explore that question at “Leading into the Common Good: An Anabaptist Perspective.”
The conference, sponsored by a spectrum of Mennonite-related organizations and higher education institutions, brought together viewpoints f ...More