Senior Kara Lofton ponders the university’s Common Read program, now in Year 2, after reading the assigned book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.
I’m big on reading books (no TV at home when growing up) and consider myself decently informed about the university that I’ll be getting a degree from in December, but I had never heard of the Common ...More
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.