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Common Grounds Coffee Talk Stirs the Pot for EMU

This article was published in the EMU WeatherVane, a student newspaper. A Nicaraguan coffee farmer and a local roaster teamed up last Thursday to discuss their efforts in supplying Common Grounds coffee in a way that is responsible and fair to the global community. Jamie Miller talked mainly about the challenges of coffee farming in ...More

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Former Air Force Officer to Remember King

A former officer in the U.S. Air Force, Glen Guyton, will anchor Eastern Mennonite University’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. At a Jan. 12, 8:30 p.m., Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Guyton’s topic will be “Contentiously Mennonite: My Journeys in Anabaptism.” At a ...More

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A New Era for the Fine Arts at EMU

About 200 people joined together at EMU Saturday afternoon, Mar. 26, to celebrate a dream of some 10 years coming to fruition. Facilities that comprise “Phase II” of the University Commons building at EMU were dedicated in a brief, upbeat ceremony held in the renovated MainStage Theater at the south end of the Commons. In addition to the 200-seat theat ...More

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EMU to Dedicate New University Commons Facilities Saturday, March 26

Eastern Mennonite University is gearing up to celebrate a long-standing dream come to fruition. On Saturday, Mar. 26, 2011, facilities that comprise “Phase II” of the $2.5 million University Commons project will be dedicated in ceremonies starting at 1 p.m. in the renovated Mainstage Theater on ground floor of the Commons. The brief ce ...More

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EMU Alumnus to Lead Spiritual Life Week

A Philadelphia church leader will lead spring Spiritual Life Week Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 16-19 at Eastern Mennonite University. Leonard Dow will seek to combine his reflections on pastoral ministry in an urban and multicultural context while addressing the program theme, “Called by God.” Sched ...More

Goshen Prof to Address ‘Sexuality’ Theme in Chapels

Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen (Ind.) College, will speak Wednesday and Thursday ...More

Counseling Duo to Speak at EMU

MCN representative Tim Huber When members of the US military are lonely, uncertain of their legal rights or ask whether they can in fact march into war, where do they turn? One recourse – the Military Counseling Network (MCN) based in several locations ...More

They Just Keep On Coming

EMU senior Mark Risser, 22, of Orrville, Ohio, sings at the university’s coffee shop, the Common Grounds, Monday night. Risser is one of 21 members of his family to attend EMU. Most were involved in music. P ...More

Folk Festival Explores Breadth of Mennonite Roots

Acoustic music festival "Mennofolk" will make its debut in Harrisonburg Nov. 4-6, bringing visual artists, musicians and fans together from across ...More

EMU to Combine Spiritual Life/King Week Programs

The campus ministries department at Eastern Mennonite University is joining hands with the multicultural services office for a combined spring Spiritual Life/Martin Luther King week. Activities on the program theme ...More