Forty-three institutions are described in the updated, online “College Guide to Peace Studies Programs,” a listing of American and Canadian colleges and universities that offer degrees in which the study of peace is oriented toward understanding the psychological and socio-economic roots of harmful conflict.
For years, it has been easy to f ...More
How can the peacebuilding philosophy shared and taught at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP) become more globally recognized?
How can CJP expand its impact in the world?
These simple, yet profound questions asked by ...More
The culturally mixed background of the Afghan-American Muslim keynote speaker fit well with the diverse attendees from 21 countries at the first “Frontier Luncheon” during the six-week Summer Peacebuilding Institute.
Palwasha L. Kakar told the audience of about 100 that her religious faith underpins all her efforts to empower wom ...More
When editor-in-chief Bonnie Price Lofton invited me to comment on the status of the Suter Science Campaign exactly one year ago, I opted for the venerable baseball metaphor – “we are rounding third base and heading for home!”
At that time, we needed to raise $1.6 million in new commitments to reach our goal of $7 million. ...More
For years it has been easy to find law schools and nursing schools in North America, but not so easy to locate schools specializing in the study of conflict and peacebuilding.
This has changed, with the advent of “The College Guide to Peace Studies Programs.” Found at www.peacecolleges.com, the guide ...More
Prompted by the recent violence in Gaza – which claimed the lives of more than 1,300 Palestinians as well as 13 Israelis – EMU’s student-run Peace Fellowship has planned a panel discussion and community prayer service.
EMU’s Crossroads magazine won a major award this year from the southeast district of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
Competing agains ...More
Read the summer edition of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s official magazine. This issue focuses on change and transition.
EMU’s Conflict Transformation Program will hold its annual open house 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in Martin Chapel and the adjacent reception area of the seminary building.
The event will open at 11 a.m. with multi-media presentations and music.
The day will continue with a Middle Eastern lunch at 12:30 p.m. Several of the CTP stude ...More