Spring offerings from the Eastern Mennonite University Music Department include the following concerts.
March 31: Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. Lehman Auditorium
The EMU Orchestra will perform music highlighting the string section. Repertoire includes Vaughan Williams’ beautiful “Fantasia on Greensleeves” for strings and harp, Telemann’s “Viola Concerto,” Piazzolla’ ...More
Novelist Evie Yoder Miller writes that some years ago — after reading Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle — she decided to plant a patch of black raspberries. She works through the year to care for the plants, and they reward her with juicy, delicious fruit. She sees in that cycle a metaphor for ...More
Scott Barge has accepted an appointment as Eastern Mennonite University’s next director of institutional research and effectiveness. Barge begins in his role this summer. He replaces B.J. Miller, who served nine years and is moving to the National Defense University in Washington D.C.
Barge comes to EMU from Goshen College, where he has been interim vice president for ...More
For more than two centuries, the Baroque era has dominated music instruction. Drawing on Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others, the curriculum in many music theory courses typically features a heavy dose of part-writing in a particular style.
Eastern Mennonite University assistant professor of music Ryan Keebaugh says beautiful m ...More
Gift & Thrift and Booksavers of Virginia, the reclaimed goods stores benefiting Mennonite Central Committee, are about to grow.
Officials with the businesses held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning to celebrate an upcoming $3.8 million expansion project at their 731 Mount Clinton Pike location.
Bryan Welch, CEO of B The Change Media and founder of Mother Earth News, comes to Harrisonburg to join in “Leading into the Common Good: An Anabaptist Perspective,” a conference for practitioners, scholars and students April 7-9, 2016, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Welch will spe ...More
After a deaf friend shared that deaf people often feel socially isolated and marginalized by the hearing community, Jessie Wheatley applied what she’d learned in the past four years of psychology coursework at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Her research question: What are the differences between how hearing people think they view the deaf community and how they actual ...More
Spiritual Life Week is an annual tradition at Eastern Mennonite University – a rich diversity of opportunities for the campus community to join together in various forums to share about walking and living a life of faith.
The theme this year was the question, “Why do I continue to ‘choose’ Jesus?”
The late February event features nightly faculty/staff sharing and convers ...More
Dear friends and brothers and sisters in Christ,
As presidents of the schools to whom many of you have entrusted the formation of future leaders for our church’s witness in the world we want to say with full hearts, that we hear you:
We hear your longing for our schools to keep faith with the deepest wisdom of our Scriptural and Anabaptist heritage.
We hear your h ...More
Few things permeate American culture like sports; successful collegiate athletes are even dubbed “All-American.”
The American Alliance of Health, Physical Education and Recreation recommends children get a minimum of 30 minutes of large muscle play a day, but children regularly surpass that in the world of youth sports.
From a young age children — often pushed by the ...More