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Theater, Reunions Headline Homecoming Weekend

A symposium on Amish forgiveness and a new theater work by Ted and Trent will highlight homecoming and parents weekend, Oct. 10-12, 2008. "WWLD: What Would Lloyd Do?", is a musical comedy written by and starring Ted Swartz ’89 and Trent Wagler ’02, and directed by Ingrid De Sanctis ’88). The play, with guest artist Jay Lapp ...More

Cross-cultural Group in China Safe

Sixteen students, a faculty member and a staff person from EMU are safe in China following the devastating May 12 earthquake there. Their travel and study plans are being modified, but the group will complete their scheduled term. Part of the EMU group had arrived in Beijing May 12 just before the earthquake struck. The city of Chengdu, located in southwest province of Sichuan and epic ...More

For the ‘Drill of It’ at EMU

Emergency Agencies Sharpen Coordination By Jeff Mellot, Daily News-Record Harrisonburg firefighters simulate an evacuation during a hazardous materials emergency drill at Eastern Mennonite University’s Discipleship Center on Thursday. The simulation was design ...More

Collins: Faith and Science Are Compatible

By David Reynolds, Daily News-Record Dr. Francis Collins, a renowned geneticist and a Christian, surprised the audience with a touching hymn near the end of his lecture on the intersection of science and faith. Like many young doctors, Fran ...More

Renowned Scientist to Speak on Campus

Dr. Francis Collins, best-selling author and director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Francis Collins, best-selling author of The Language of God, will speak Saturday, Nov. 17, at Eastern Mennonite Unive ...More

Historians Examine Amish, Mennonite Response to Civil War Conflict

James O. Lehman, librarian emeritus at EMU and archivist for Virginia Mennonite Conference Two experts in Anabaptist studies have collaborated on the first scholarly examination of pacifism during the Civil War. “Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War,& ...More

‘See Jesus in Others,’ Campolo Urges

Animated orator Tony Campolo speaks without notes in engaging his audience. Photo by Jim Bishop At age 72, Tony Campolo remains passionate about two things – that people experience a vital relationship with Jesus Christ and that t ...More

EMU Cites Couple for Generous Giving

Lewis and Mary Coss receive the annual Gehman Philanthropic Award from EMU President Loren Swartzendruber and named for faculty emerita member and long-time benefactor Margaret Martin Gehman (at left). Photo by Jim Bishop EMU has named a Hagerstown, Md. ...More

Science Seminar Explores Spirituality and Health Issues

Dr. Keith G. Meador, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center The intersection of spirituality and health is the focus of the next ...More