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Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

International Education Week’s annual incarnation, planned by Multicultural and International Student Services, brought a host of educational and indeed, delicious, events to Eastern Mennonite University Sept. 12-16. With the theme ... read more about Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

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From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

From the first “Purple Press” issue printed as a mimeographed, letter-sized paper in 1939 to the Weather Vane online, the EMU student newspaper has been a vessel of student expression ... read more about From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

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Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

It is not often we are challenged, head on, to rid the world of suffering by taking the words of Jesus literally. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students, faculty, and Harrisonburg ... read more about Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

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Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

Today’s students are “astute cultural historians who have been bombarded with media all of their lives,” says Eastern Mennonite University history professor Mark Sawin. “They’re immersed in film and music ... read more about Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

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Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy

Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians and Andrew Hanauer, campaigns director for Jubilee USA Network, will kick off a new partnership between the two organizations with a visit to Eastern ... read more about Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy

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Four students gain research experience with National Science Foundation-funded ‘REU’ summer placements

From Virginia to Hungary, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Delaware — four Eastern Mennonite University students were accepted into the National Science Foundation’s highly competitive Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program. Seniors ... read more about Four students gain research experience with National Science Foundation-funded ‘REU’ summer placements