Under a postcard-perfect blue sky at Eastern Mennonite University, 467 members of the graduating class of 2014 heard Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee call them to “take action in the present” rather than be paralyzed by uncertainty about what their future holds.
“Begin with what you have,” she said, using “your lit ...More
A class in the science center, a chapel service, cheering on a Royals sports team and a cross-cultural to the Middle East all figure in a new 45-second animated video created by Chris Stauffer, a 2012 December graduate of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The video follows a student from the end of high school through grad ...More
At EMU, a Christian university like no other, students are learning to use art for social transformation, service within their community, to deepen their faith, and more.
As a theater student, you’ll act, direct and design productions, exploring your gifts and getting hands-on experience while ...More
While most students were heading home after graduation, Joaquin Sosa was preparing for the “best internship on Earth.”
Sosa, a rising senior and digital media and photography major at Eastern Mennonite University, was selected out of 99 applicants to become the outdoor yout ...More
Ten graduating seniors were honored as “Cords of Distinction” recipients in a ceremony held Saturday afternoon, April 28 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Faculty, staff and fellow students nominated the recipients, who were cited for their “significant and verifiable impact” on the university and on student life, for their contributions to developing the institution’s pos ...More
Students come to EMU from as far away as the West Coast to study digital photography.
Soon they will benefit from new state-of-the-art digital media lab space, classrooms and galleries, thanks to a recently funded renovation to EMU’s University Commons.
by Kate Elizabeth Queram, Rocktown Weekly
Last year, Jerry Holsopple spent his days teaching in the visual and communication arts department at Eastern Mennonite University. These days, he’s still teaching – but he’s doing it at LCC International University in Lithuania.
It will be his fourth visit to the Republic of Lithuania, only this time Jerry Holsopple, EMU professor of visual and communication arts, will go to the Baltic state in Northern Europe as a Fulbright Scholar.
Paul R. Yoder Jr. responds to a committee report as fellow trustees J. Richard Thomas and Gerald R. Horst listen. Photo by Jim Bishop
Approving several new academic prog ...More
"Zelda" by Steven Johnson
It’s an uncommon look at common creatures.
A display of some 30 black and white and color photographs by Steven D. Johnson, assis ...More