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Drafty, old, beloved Martin House yields place for future lovely, traffic-smart entrance to EMU

Facebook lit up with nostalgic comments when Eastern Mennonite University posted a photo of Martin House being torn down in August 2013. Hundreds of students had lived there since the 1960s, when EMU purchased the house. “Gasp!” exclaimed one former student. “Noooo,” said ...More

Seminarian Sowing Seeds of Change

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EMU Helps Make Economy Go

EMU President Loren Swarzendruber notes that the university benefits the community both directly and indirectly. And the broader community benefits “economically, cul ...More

Alum Named ‘Businessman of the Year’

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Students To Dig Into Past

American history professor Mark Sawin talks to his class after an exercise Tuesday at the Royals’ Den snack shop on the upper level of EMU’s University Commons. The students were practicing observati ...More

Students Hear Community Stories

Photo by Jim Bishop Some 230 first-year and about 35 transfer students at Eastern Mennonite University spent Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, learning about some of the 47 languages and cultures represented in the greater Har ...More

Grad to Give Benefit Jazz Concert

Marlin Rosado He appreciated so much what he received at Eastern Mennonite University as a student that he is returning to his alma mater with a "thank you" gift of music. Marlin Rosado, a 2000 music education graduate of EMU, ...More

Latino Initiative Attracts Hispanic Freshmen

Webster Contreras (left) and Maria Monroy (right) are among the 10 Hispanic students who enrolled at EMU at least in part because of a campus initiative t ...More

Students Offer Service to Local Community

Miranda Shirk (l.), Ephrata, Pa., and Terianne Kauffman, Paradise, Pa., stack wood at the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center. Photo by Jim Bishop ...More

EMU Students to Swarm the ‘Burg

Look out, Harrisonburg, the college students are coming. EMU wants to introduce its newest group of first-year students to the community by some direct i ...More