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Veteran EMU History Prof Al Keim Dies

Al Keim, EMU professor emeritus of history Albert N. (Al) Keim, 72, professor emeritus of history at EMU, died June 27, 2008 at University of Virginia Medical Center. He had a successful liver transplant in 2007, but his health had declined in ...More

‘Mennonite Trek’ Presentation Set at EMU

James C. Juhnke, professor emeritus of history at Bethel College James C. Juhnke, professor emeritus of history at Bethel College, N. Newton, Kan., will give an illustrated presentation on a strange, uncertain segment of Mennonite history 3:50-5:15 p.m. Thursday ...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

Foreign Film Series Crosses Boundaries

By Kelly Jasper, Daily News-Record Dan Wessner, professor of international studies at EMU The lights flicked on, and 40 pairs of eyes shifted their focus from the auditorium screen over to Dan Wessner. An hour and a half earl ...More

Historians Examine Amish, Mennonite Response to Civil War Conflict

James O. Lehman, librarian emeritus at EMU and archivist for Virginia Mennonite Conference Two experts in Anabaptist studies have collaborated on the first scholarly examination of pacifism during the Civil War. “Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War,& ...More

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 stude ...More