Here’s just of few of Bryce Yoder’s highlights from his first “semester” out of college working as a vegetation and ecological restoration intern in Yosemite National Park in California:
uprooting and transplanting fragile Great Sequoia saplings;
solo-backpacking for two days and 13 miles up Half Dome;
learning how to rock climb;
traveling 50 minu ...More
Ruth Nalyanya works at a university in Kenya where ethnic conflicts regularly spilled over into campus life. She decided to address this negative pattern by conducting training sessions about acceptance and diversity. Then she started a Peace Club, followed by a Peace Choir and a Peace Band, and she brought in a variety of speakers. Her work eventually prompted the university to change the byla ...More
“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
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 Jan. 18-20 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary in Harrisonburg.
And, indeed, over the course of three days, participants engaged in worship, w ...More
When freelance legal affairs journalist Mark Obbie wrote a six-part series on crime victims for Slate in 2015, he made sure to include Howard Zehr, professor of restorative justice at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding and co-director o ...More
Justin Poole, assistant professor of theater at Eastern Mennonite University, and professional composer and musician Jim Clemens present “The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ.” The performances will be Friday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7 ...More
As he enters his third season at the helm of Eastern Mennonite’s men’s volleyball team, alumnus Dominick Porter is ready for his team to make the next step – qualifying for the Continental Volleyball Conference Tournament. The Royals have never made it to the four-team tourney. The CVC played their first season in 2012 ...More
“Life is difficult,” Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) President Loren Swartzendruber said as he began his final convocation address Wednesday. Swartzendruber acknowledged the deep challenges facing the world, the nation, and the EMU community over the past year and in recent days. “The threads that hold our community toget ...More