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Symposium on ‘Forgiveness’ Focuses on Amish Tragedy

The blood was hardly dry on the bare board floor of the West Nickel Mines School in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pa., when Amish parents sent words of forgiveness to the family of the killer who had executed their children. The world was stunned and outraged at the senseless, unprecedented assault on the one-room Amish school that took the lives of five children and wounded five ot ...More

Musical Comedy to Debut at Homecoming

Ted Swartz (l.) as Mike and Trent Wagler as Jeff try to discern what to do with a tired radio program they inherited in “WWLD: What Would Lloyd Do?” a new musical comedy that premieres at EMU homecoming, Oct. 10-11. Photo by Jon Styer For those who’ve asked, ...More

Alum Asks, ‘Lordy, Lordy, How Can It Be 40?’

“The line it is drawn The curse it is cast The slow one now Will later be fast As the present now Will later be past The order is Rapidly fadin’. And the first one now Will later be last For the times they are a-changin’.” – Bob Dylan (1963) One enchanted homecoming weekend, I photographed a ...More

Alumni Honored for Service Efforts at Homecoming

The Alumni Association of EMU honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 14, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. EMU President Loren Swartzendruber (right) offers a blessing during the Sunday morning ...More

Alumni Award Recipient to Speak at Homecoming

Dr. Ingida Asfaw, EMU’s 2007 “alumnus of the year,” will speak at the next Suter Science Seminar during the school’s homecoming and family weekend. Dr. Ingida Asfaw, EMU’s 2007 ...More

Homecoming Theme Centers on 90th Anniversary

More than a thousand EMU alumni and parents of students are expected to join in remembering the past and looking to the future at homecoming and family weekend Oct. 12-14, 2007. EMU, founded in 1917, is celebrating its 90th anniversary year, and weekend activities will focus on the theme, "Celebrate the Vision." A " ...More

Basinger Inducted into EMU Hall of Honor

emu inducted Jill Basinger Mullet of Berlin, Ohio, into the ‘Athletic Hall of Honor’ Saturday, Oct.14, of homecoming and family weekend. Read more… ...More

EMU Cites Grads for Service Efforts

The Alumni Association of Eastern Mennonite University honored two of its graduates Sunday, Oct. 15, for their work in reflecting the school’s vision, mission and values. Catherine Mumaw Catherine R. Mumaw, a 1954 EMU graduate and veteran educator from Corvallis, Ore., and a former Harrisonburg, Va., resident, received EMU’s 2006 “alumna of the year” a ...More

Sojourners Editor to Visit Campus

David Batstone will visit EMU for a free public presentation on "Conducting Business with Purpose and Profit" on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in Lehman Auditorium. Batstone, senior editor of Worthwhile magazine and e ...More

‘Mennofolk’ Groups to Perform in Harrisonburg/EMU

Cincinnati-based duo, “Over the Rhine” The Cincinnati-based duo, “Over the Rhine,” and 15 other acts will perform folk, jazz, bluegrass, blues and a capella music at the 2006 Mennofolk festival in Harrisonbur ...More