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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

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Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program announces more than $900,000 in new grant funding

Two recent grant awards will support continued growth of the Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program (WPLP) at Eastern Mennonite University. A nearly $900,000 grant was received from U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) ... read more about Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program announces more than $900,000 in new grant funding

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New director, a Colombian native and EMU alumnus, now at the helm of popular Harrisonburg International Festival

Boris Ozuna, the new director of Harrisonburg’s International Festival, got his first taste of community organizing as a child in Sincelejo, Colombia. His mother was involved in justice work with ... read more about New director, a Colombian native and EMU alumnus, now at the helm of popular Harrisonburg International Festival

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Sustainable Food Initiative partners with Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community farm to grow, harvest vegetables

When Tyler Eshleman took the helm of Eastern Mennonite University’s sputtering student-led Sustainable Food Initiative (SFI) last year, his goals were modest: to return the weed-choked campus gardens to their ... read more about Sustainable Food Initiative partners with Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community farm to grow, harvest vegetables