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At third annual Walk for Hope, EMU alumni to perform and speak in support of depression and suicide awareness

The Steel Wheels are cruising into Eastern Mennonite University from a Northeast tour on Saturday, March 29, just in time for a cause close to their hearts. A few years ago, songwriter and lead singer Trent Wagler ’02 wrote “Lay Down Lay Low,” based on the true story of a friend who contemplated suicide but did not go through with it. That song ...More

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EMU mourns passing of always helpful Pam Arbogast

The Eastern Mennonite University community is mourning the loss of Pamela D. Arbogast, lead custodian in the University Commons, who passed away at age 50 on Nov. 30, 2013, after a three-year battle with cancer. Arbogast is survived by her husband Chris Arbogast and two sons, Bryce and Collin. She is the daughter of Vera (Lambert) Moore of Harrisonburg and the late Richard Moore. ...More

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Former Air Force Officer to Remember King

A former officer in the U.S. Air Force, Glen Guyton, will anchor Eastern Mennonite University’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. At a Jan. 12, 8:30 p.m., Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Guyton’s topic will be “Contentiously Mennonite: My Journeys in Anabaptism.” At a ...More

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University Holds Second Vigil for Iraq Hostages

“Rina Kashyap, a Fulbright student from India in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, reflects on Canadian hostage Harmeet Singh Sooden at the prayer vi ...More

EMU Relief Kits on the Way to MCC

Students from Northlawn Third South prepare to assemble the relief kits for sending to Mennonite Central Committee. Photo by Jim Bishop Fifty " ...More

Writer-Musician Leads Spiritual Life Week at EMU

The message hasn’t changed, but much of the audience clearly has, John Fischer, a pioneer in the contemporary Christian music field, declared in a chapel address at Eastern Mennonite University. “In the 1970′s through early 1980′s, it was non-Christians a ...More