D. Ralph Hostetter's dissertation on the Carolina Junco, adapted for the bulletin of the Virginia Society of Ornithology, was found at Eastern Mennonite University. For the record, we do know the specimens looking on in the photo above are a catbird, at left, and a tufted titmouse. (Photo by Joaquin Sosa)

A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco

While preparing exhibit items in the D. Ralph Hostetter Natural History Museum at Eastern Mennonite University for upcoming renovations, senior biochemistry major Eli Wenger found something that “made my hair ... read more about A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco

Ray Martin holds his grandson, Emerson Troy Ozaltin.  We have a release for Troy from his mom, Annette Ozaltin.

A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

Holding his 19-month-old grandson, Ray Martin told the audience gathered at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Thursday afternoon why he had made a generous donation to study and combat the issues ... read more about A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

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