Eastern Mennonite University students dine in the Northlawn Dining Hall in 1955, when family-style dining was the norm. (EMU Archives)

Join the meal: Part I of EMU’s Dining Hall Saga: 1917 to 1970s, site of fellowship, gentility and cultural skirmishes

Herewith is presented a somewhat exhaustive chronology of Eastern Mennonite College/Eastern Mennonite University’s dining services. Consume as much as you’d like and return for seconds. Or simply begin reading in ... read more about Join the meal: Part I of EMU’s Dining Hall Saga: 1917 to 1970s, site of fellowship, gentility and cultural skirmishes

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Center for Justice and Peacebuilding publishes first of e-journals series on peacebuilding origins and values

At the heart of the first e-journal published by Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding is an invitation. Readers are welcomed, in this issue and the next three ... read more about Center for Justice and Peacebuilding publishes first of e-journals series on peacebuilding origins and values

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‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

For the past two years, Ruth Anne Friesen has re-directed a portion of her federal income tax payments to support the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program at ... read more about ‘Paying for peace, not war’: Hospital chaplain who witnessed trauma redirects some tax dollars to the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding’s STAR program

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New humanitarian action leadership programs at EMU meet changing needs of increasingly professionalized field

Reflecting the Mennonite church’s commitment to development and disaster relief, Eastern Mennonite University has long offered degrees that prepare students to work in those fields. As the priorities, needs and ... read more about New humanitarian action leadership programs at EMU meet changing needs of increasingly professionalized field

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Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum

If a building could have a motto, Suter Science Center, named after longtime professor Dr. Daniel B. Suter, might have “Science, service, success” as its memorable catchphrase. Since its opening ... read more about Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum

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EMU partners with Daughters For Life Foundation to provide scholarships for two female students from the Middle East

Next year, Eastern Mennonite University will become the academic home for two female undergraduate students from the Middle East. A memorandum of understanding was recently signed between EMU and the ... read more about EMU partners with Daughters For Life Foundation to provide scholarships for two female students from the Middle East

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Black Student Union fundraiser game pits the (victorious) Streetball Kingz against the hometown Wreckin’ Royals

The Wreckin’ Royals were expected to lose, and lose big they did, during an Oct. 30 fundraising basketball game against the Richmond-based Streetball Kingz at Eastern Mennonite University’s Yoder Arena. ... read more about Black Student Union fundraiser game pits the (victorious) Streetball Kingz against the hometown Wreckin’ Royals