Peacebuilder draws attention to power of local networks to respond to humanitarian and public health crises

Libby Hoffman returns to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), where she attended the Summer Peacebuilding Institute in 1996 and 2000, to talk about humanitarian aid and crisis response. Hoffman is co-founder ... read more about Peacebuilder draws attention to power of local networks to respond to humanitarian and public health crises

‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience

A multi-year research project on domestic violence, under the direction of professor Carolyn Stauffer, will be highlighted in a community education symposium at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) this spring. The ... read more about ‘Conversations on Sexual Violence’ symposium aims to nurture community-building and resilience

Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

The traveling history exhibit “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery” is currently open at Eastern Mennonite University’s Campus Center through March 2. The discovery doctrine is a “philosophical and legal framework ... read more about Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

On the Suter seminar agenda: physician-alumnus to speak on hepatitis C and neuroscientist on the neurobiology of pain

Two doctors headline the next two Suter Science Seminars at Eastern Mennonite University. Kevin Steiner, a 2002 alumnus and internal medicine physician in Massachusetts, speaks about hepatitis C on Monday, Feb. ... read more about On the Suter seminar agenda: physician-alumnus to speak on hepatitis C and neuroscientist on the neurobiology of pain

NPR personality, author and raconteur Martha Woodroof shares humor, life experiences at Writer’s Read event

On her Facebook page, Martha Woodroof offers the following whirlwind summary of her career journey: “NPR freelancer, WMRA public radio person, restaurateur, essayist, country music jock, college dropout, TV talk ... read more about NPR personality, author and raconteur Martha Woodroof shares humor, life experiences at Writer’s Read event

‘Oasis’-themed School for Leadership Training revisions the metaphorical desert as a vital site of growth and rebirth

Inviting participants to “several days of learning that have the potential to transform us,” School for Leadership Training (SLT) coordinator Linda Alley welcomed about 200 people to this year’s event ... read more about ‘Oasis’-themed School for Leadership Training revisions the metaphorical desert as a vital site of growth and rebirth