The first leg of her journey toward directing Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) began in 2001 when Katie Mansfield, then a divisional vice president of Goldman Sachs, lived through the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York.
Subsequent legs in her journey:
• Three years with Mennonite Central Com ...More
Each morning, before heading to work at Eastern Mennonite University, nursing professor Ann Graber Hershberger chows down on breakfast.
When she goes home, her angry stomach demands dinner, and she obliges.
Her lack of lunch isn’t an oversight or a necessary negligence d ...More
A post-9/11 program to help survivors of trauma has enabled some 7,000 people to discover sources of resilience in the aftermath of attacks of all kinds over the last six years.
“When personal trauma is not healed, aggression and increased violence may be the result,” says Virginia Foley, the widow of a U.S. government official who was assassinated in Jordan in 2002. ̶ ...More
EMU has received $5,111,510 in total contributions for the 2006-2007 fiscal year ending June 30.
Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for advancement, reported that contributions of $1,764,000 to the University Fund set a new record, surpassing the 2006 annual fund total of $1,733,000 by nearly two ...More
An Iraqi-Muslim advocate for peace and reconciliation, who received support from Christian organizations for his work in trauma-healing, has been killed.
Dr. Alharith Abdulhameed Hassan, 56-year-old professor of psychiatry at the University of Baghdad, was shot while traveling to work on Dec. 6, according to an e-mail sent in mid-January by his bereaved widow, Maysa Hussam Jaber, to f ...More
L. to r.: Lou Furman from New Orleans, Ebun Abeni James of Sierra Leone, Tamara Maslovaric from Serbia and Jeff Mansfield ...More
A Nepalese Buddhist who has received trauma training at Eastern Mennonite University was among 1,000 women nominated to win as a group the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize.
Stella Tamang of Nepal completed a five-day workshop ...More
Children fetching water at Hassa Hissa Camp for internally displaced persons, near Zalingei, in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Church World Service is endorsing and supporting ...More
Kirk L. Shisler
Eastern Mennonite University has received $5,151,962 in total contributions for the 2004-2005 fiscal year ending June 30, a 4.5 percent increase, or $226,000 more than last year.
Kirk L. Shisler, vice president for ...More