Eastern Mennonite University’s Black History Month events began with a Town Hall on Race and included speakers, a soul food dinner, trivia and game nights, and two movie screenings. Events were coordinated by the Multicultural and International Student Services, Black Student Alliance (BSA), Campus Ministries and Dining Services. [Se ...More
Senior Derrick Turner believes in letting theater speak for itself. His position as a dramaturg facilitates exactly that – providing a design team, cast, and audience with the information necessary for a play’s message to be conveyed. Turner’s intensive research and insight for Eastern Mennonite University’s fall 2015 production of the musical “ ...More
If Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena seems a bit peppier this winter, look no further than the northeast corner of the basketball court floor. EMU’s new pep band is loud, they’re proud and they’re here to stay.
“I guess one way to describe him would be 100 percent. He’s a sheer competitor,” said men’s volleyball coach Dominick Porter.
Porter was talking about his junior captain, Scott Brigham (Montpelier, Va./ Pa ...More
Education, social justice, Christ-centered, equity, MEMPHIS!
With these five themes, Quinn Kathrineberg, a junior English education major at Eastern Mennonite University, recently attempted to spark interest among her fellow classmates about Memphis Teacher Residency (MTR).
In t ...More
Jared Fernandez didn’t have to go far to find a research topic for his master’s in biomedicine thesis. Not only is “vaping” with E-cigarettes, or E-cigs, a growing trend among young people, but Fernandez knew just about everyone, including scientists in the biotechnology industry, wanted to know more about the health claims of electronic cigarettes and the liquid that is burned to creat ...More
A variety of student accomplishments were celebrated at Eastern Mennonite University’s annual Fall Student Recognition chapel service today [Dec. 9, 2015].
Undergraduate campus minister Lana Miller began with a recognition of ...More
Alex Miller, a 21-year-old economics major at Eastern Mennonite University, was recently recognized by Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) as one of “20 Under 35 Changing the World.”
Working for the family-owned ecommerce retailer JMX Brands, Miller completed a 1.5-year project that hugely increa ...More
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is not a part of our everyday vocabulary and especially not heard on a college campus. But it’s a familiar disease to Eastern Mennonite University sophomore Taylor Mortensen, who lives with it every day.
In fact, Mortensen, 19, calls the disease “a blessing in disguise.”
“If I wasn’t in and out of hospitals so often as a child, I would have ...More
Making s’mores over a campfire, going out for milkshakes, praying for each other, reading scripture, or conversing about the complexities of life: students in Eastern Mennonite University’s residence halls are often ministering in relationship.
These relationships are formalized in Worship Nights, a weekly event in each of the residence halls on campus. The four groups meet on differ ...More