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Will Peace License Plate See Daylight?

If you notice and enjoy seeing peace-doves on Virginia license plates in the coming year, you can thank Christine Poulson, a 1998 masters degree graduate of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU. Read more… ...More

Twelfth Summer Peacebuilding Institute Opens at EMU

Participants declare in unity, "We are Peacebuilders!" at the opening session of the Summer Peacebuilding Institute. (The primary people on the photo are: front row, Jackie Sakho ...More

Micah Inspires Visions for EMU’s Future

Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm. Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center. These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More

Amish Forgiveness Offers Lessons

The subdued reaction of the Amish to the killing of five girls at the one-room school in Bart Township, Pa., reflects their theology, culture and history, says Earl Zimmerman, a religion professor at EMU, who attended grades 1 through 8 in a one-room Amish school about 30 miles north of the site of the killings. ...More

Peacebuilding Groups Gather From Around the World

(L. to r.): Elizabeth Nsarkoh from Wast Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI); Manjrika Sewak (partially hidden) and Ameet Dhakal, both from the Asian-Pacific partnership for Peace; and Emmanuel Bombande, also of WAPI, take part in a discu ...More

Peacebuilding Institute Begins Ninth Year

Philip Okeyo, a bishop in and secretary of the Kenya Mennonite Church, introduces hi ...More

EMU to Host Intercollegiate Peace Gathering

EMU will host the annual meeting of the Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship (IPF), Feb. 20-21, 2004. IPF is a rotating gathering of 150-200 students and faculty from Mennonite, Brethren, and Quaker colleges across the U.S. and Canada to discuss peace issues,” said organizer William (Bill) Goldberg of Harrisonburg. Last year’s conference was held at Bluffton (Ohio) College. ...More