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Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell

Professor Melody M. Pannell shares experiences in researching the effects of racism and sexism, as well as historical trauma, on the mental health of young black girls in this article for the magazine of Mennonite Women USA.     ... read more about Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell from Timbrel

l-r Elizabeth Witmer, Christina Hershey, Alexa Weeks, and Kate Kauffman; Janaya Sachs and Madison List were also there as UG students. Rebekah Nolt from EMS main campus was also there.

Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

In a photo taken outside the Women Doing Theology Conference last month, Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) Lancaster student Karyn Nancarvis flexes her muscles and grins. Nancarvis attended the conference in Leesburg, ... read more about Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

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Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’

Senior social work major Elisabeth Wilder spent 12 weeks last summer working for peacebuilding organization Justapaz in Bogota, Colombia. A grant from Eastern Mennonite University’s Peacebuilding and Development Department funded ... read more about Justapaz intern shares hopes for a future Colombian peace billed as ‘impossible’