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Marketer Turned Conservationist to Speak at Science Seminar

Joe Johnston The speaker for the first Suter Science Seminar of the second (spring) semester will respond to some of the very environmental problems he once helped create. Joe Johnston of Nashville, Tenn., who led the group that invent ...More

Peacebuilder Focuses on Alumni Work in Kenya

The Fall / Winter issue of Peacebuilder, CJP’s alumni magazine, digs deep into the post-election violence in Kenya and the experiences of alumni in the field all over the world. Read more… ...More

Faith-Ecological Integrity is Seminar Topic

Christian communities around the world have begun to respond to environmental problems, but often struggle to explain how ecological integrity matters for Christian faith. Willis Jenkins, assistant professor of social ethics at Yale Divinity School Willis Jenki ...More

‘Tents of Hope’ Raise Awareness of Darfur Crisis

EMU will host two “Tents of Hope” for Darfur on the campus front lawn Oct. 7 and 8, beginning at 9 a.m. The simulated refugee tents are meant to create awareness and support for the people of Darfur, Sudan, a region in the western part of the country wracked by military conflict and genocide. ...More

Science Seminars Open with Focus on Environmental Issues

The first Suter Science Seminar of the fall semester will feature a presentation on the environmental impact of agricultural fertilizer runoff and possible ways to address the issue. Rory O. Maguire, Ph.D. Rory O. Maguire will ...More

Peacebuilders Talk With Military, Government

What would representatives from organizations like the Army War College, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Norfolk’s Joint Forces Command, Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Defense Department be doing at EMU? For the first time in its 90-year history, EMU invited military, government and non-governmental leaders to meet and talk on campus, in concert with participant ...More

Prof Edits Book on Trauma Healing

Barry Hart, associate professor of conflict and trauma studies at EMU A specialist in trauma healing at EMU has edited a book on the subject, published by University Press of America. Barrett ...More

EMU Participates in Peace Oratorical Contest

Anna Engle, a freshman history & social science education major with a TESL endorsement, won the grand prize award at EMU. Six EMU students took part in the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest held March 28 on campus. Anna Engle, a freshman ...More

Sweet Lemons – Mennonites and Iranians Relate

Dan Wesser, professor of international and political studies at EMU, gives an overview of the Iran visit, assisted by (l. to r.): Paul Yoder, Rachel Spory, Josh Brubaker and Fatemeh Darabi, a CJP student from Iran. Photos by Jim Bishop It was ...More

Will Peace License Plate See Daylight?

If you notice and enjoy seeing peace-doves on Virginia license plates in the coming year, you can thank Christine Poulson, a 1998 masters degree graduate of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU. Read more… ...More