From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community

From brushing shoulders with congressmen and lobbyists to working with homeless people and at-risk youth, students spending the fall semester at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center bring home a range ... read more about From the Hill to homeless shelters, this semester’s WCSC scholars gain work experience and grow in community

Harrisonburg’s dual-language program and its many EMU-trained teachers recognized as state leader

Harrisonburg City Public Schools has become a leader in Virginia for its approach to dual language learner education, says a new report from New America, a think tank and civic enterprise committed to renewing American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the Digital Age. Eastern Mennonite University alumni make up the bulk of the program's teachers. ... read more about Harrisonburg’s dual-language program and its many EMU-trained teachers recognized as state leader from New America

Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals

Scholars, activists, students and literary, performing and visual artists alike are invited to submit proposals for consideration to “Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries,” a ... read more about Interdisciplinary conference on women of Anabaptist traditions, slated for June 2017, announces call for proposals

Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

Jonathan Stith invoked civil rights leader Ella Baker in his keynote address at Eastern Mennonite University’s Restorative Justice in Education Academy last week. Stith, who is national coordinator at the ... read more about Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments