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Senior Given Peace Award

Peace award recipient Julia R. Gingrich with Dale Long (l.), who initiated the recognition, and Eugene Stoltzfus of Keezletown, Va., son of the late Grant M. Stoltzfus. The Stoltzf ...More

EMU, Iranians Explore Mutual Interests

Dr. Karimi (second from left), from Mofid University in Qom, Iran, gets acquainted with faculty from EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. ...More

Thomas P. Bowers: In Memoriam

Thomas P. Bowers, 22, an Eastern Mennonite University student from Harrisonburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital of complications from Duchennes disease (childhood muscular dystrophy). Bowers was a junior honors student at EMU, majoring in economics with minors in accounting and history. He was a 2003 honors graduate of Harrisonburg High School. ...More

Student Named Undergraduate ‘Fellow’

Timothy H. Shenk, a student at Eastern Mennonite University, has been named a 2006 Undergraduate Fellow by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE). He is one of 70 students from across the country who have been awarded a fellowship as p ...More

Students Receive ‘Cords of Distinction’ Honor

Photo by Jim Bishop They’re among Eastern Mennonite University’s most outstanding students, exemplifying the school’s highest ideals. Ten EMU seniors, nominated by faculty, staff and fellow s ...More

Senior Wins Bluegrass Kudos

By Jennifer Calhoun, Daily News-Record When Reed Jones plays guitar, he tells stories. His fire-quick, bluegrass licks flood the mind with images of revenuers chasing moonshiners through mountain hollows. EMU senior Reed Jones pl ...More

Challenges, Opportunities Face Christian Colleges

EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber addresses the campus community at the opening convocation of the fall semester. Photo by Jim Bishop By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record Loren S ...More

EMU Historian to Speak on Educator

Samuel L. Horst Samuel L. Horst, professor emeritus of history, has been invited to speak on his research of a white educator who taught blacks in Lynchburg, Va., following the Civil War as part of the John D. Owen, Jr. Lynchburg H ...More

Students To Dig Into Past

American history professor Mark Sawin talks to his class after an exercise Tuesday at the Royals’ Den snack shop on the upper level of EMU’s University Commons. The students were practicing observati ...More

Web-based Program Connects Across Cultures

Vo Vo Tong Xuan, president of An Giang University, talks with EMU President Loren Swartzendruber and EMU history professor Dan Wessner during his ...More