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Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

International Education Week’s annual incarnation, planned by Multicultural and International Student Services, brought a host of educational and indeed, delicious, events to Eastern Mennonite University Sept. 12-16. With the theme ... read more about Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

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Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

It is not often we are challenged, head on, to rid the world of suffering by taking the words of Jesus literally. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students, faculty, and Harrisonburg ... read more about Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

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‘The last will be the first’: social psychologist Christena Cleveland shares a new paradigm of privilege at faculty/staff conference

“The last will be first and the first will be the last: This is what equality looks like, this is what justice is about.” Dr. Christena Cleveland, a social psychologist ... read more about ‘The last will be the first’: social psychologist Christena Cleveland shares a new paradigm of privilege at faculty/staff conference

Professor Judy Mullet addresses educators in a workshop on peacebuilding at the Restorative Justice in Education Academy at Eastern Mennonite University June 27-28. (Photo by Andrew Strack)

Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

Jonathan Stith invoked civil rights leader Ella Baker in his keynote address at Eastern Mennonite University’s Restorative Justice in Education Academy last week. Stith, who is national coordinator at the ... read more about Restorative Justice in Education Academy draws educators from six states for introduction into creating socially just, equitable learning environments

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Center for Interfaith Engagement Director Ed Martin retires after six years of facilitating dialogue and scholarly interaction

Ed Martin’s interest in interfaith work won’t stop when he ends his six-year term as director of Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement. Martin, whose last day is Thursday, ... read more about Center for Interfaith Engagement Director Ed Martin retires after six years of facilitating dialogue and scholarly interaction

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‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity

To the outsider, the June 15-18 Restorative Justice in Motion conference at Eastern Mennonite University may have looked like any other summer gathering of intellectuals, ready to share, network and ... read more about ‘Restorative Justice In Motion’ conference provides practitioners with space for meaningful dialogue about race, power, privilege and identity