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Animated “EMU Experience” Showcases VACA Department

A class in the science center, a chapel service, cheering on a Royals sports team and a cross-cultural to the Middle East all figure in a new 45-second animated video created by Chris Stauffer, a 2012 December graduate of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The video follows a student from the end of high school through grad ...More

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‘Weaving Life’ Documentary Wins Award

Weaving Life, a documentary on the life and death of peacemaker Dan Terry in Afghanistan, has received a gold “Pixie” award for innovation in the use of motion graphics, effects and animation. The 4th Annual Pixie Awards, sponsored by the American Pixel Academy (encompassing th ...More

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Gathering Explores Anabaptist Message in Visual Age

Was it Mother Nature’s idea of improvisation? Participants in the Anabaptist Communicator’s annual conference sat around tables in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, mesmerized by actor-playwright Ted Swartz’s reflections on what he believes makes a “good Mennonite actor,” while outside, snow began to cover the ...More

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Holsopple, Swartz Highlight Anabaptist Communicators Conference

HARRISONBURG, Va. – How do Anabaptists communicate about their values in a visual age? Jerry Holsopple, PhD, will explore this question as plenary speaker at the 2011 Anabaptist Communicators Conference, Oct. 28-29, 2011, on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University ...More

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New EMU Gallery to Display Professor’s Icon Paintings

Jerry L. Holsopple doesn’t consider himself an icon, but this past year, he had a close “brush” with this unique art form. Dr. Holsopple, professor of visual and communication arts at EMU, spent the 2009-10 academic year as a Fulbright scholar in Lithuania. He ...More

Prof Paints/Photographs Religious Icons

by Kate Elizabeth Queram, Rocktown Weekly Last year, Jerry Holsopple spent his days teaching in the visual and communication arts department at Eastern Mennonite University. These days, he’s still teaching – but he’s doing it at LCC International University in Lithuania. ...More

Holsopple named Fulbright Scholar

It will be his fourth visit to the Republic of Lithuania, only this time Jerry Holsopple, EMU professor of visual and communication arts, will go to the Baltic state in Northern Europe as a Fulbright Scholar. ...More

Students Produce Documentary on Growing Kurdish Community

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Video Teleconferencing Equipment and Artwork Dedicated

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Senior Receives Theater Award

Davi Soesilo in one of his favorite spots in EMU’s mainstage theater that has been renovated from the former old gymnasium. Photo by Jim Bishop An Eastern Mennonite University graduating senior has ...More