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Campus Community’s Prayerful Response to the Conflict in Gaza

Prompted by the recent violence in Gaza – which claimed the lives of more than 1,300 Palestinians as well as 13 Israelis – EMU’s student-run Peace Fellowship has planned a panel discussion and community prayer service. Read more… ...More

Peacebuilders Talk With Military, Government

What would representatives from organizations like the Army War College, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Norfolk’s Joint Forces Command, Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Defense Department be doing at EMU? For the first time in its 90-year history, EMU invited military, government and non-governmental leaders to meet and talk on campus, in concert with participant ...More

CJP Prof Lisa Schirch Talks About ‘Peacebuilding at the Pentagon’

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CJP Prof’s Washington Post Op-ed: ‘Two Wars in Iraq’

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’3D Security’ Tackles Washington D.C.

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Redeeming the Power, Redeeming Ourselves

Peace building experiments at West Point and the grocery store By Lisa Schirch for The Mennonite Lisa Schirch is a professor of peacebuilding and program director of the 3D Security Initiative ...More

EMU Participates in Archbishop Tutu Visit

Visiting Harrisonburg, Va., Sept. 21, Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu received a quilt made by two Mennonite sisters, literature on peace and justice by EMU and news about the role of EMU students and alumni in promoting peace and reconciliation around the world. R ...More

‘Hope For Peace Day’ Shares Vision

May 19 at EMU was set aside for hope. Nearly 200 people celebrated “Hope for Peace Day,” which brought 125 to campus to join Summer Peacebuilding Institute learners in Saturday workshops, forums, storytelling, youth activities, music, dance and fellowship — organized by the Center for Jus ...More

Panel to Focus on US Foreign Policy

The public is invited to attend an in-depth panel presentation on “US Foreign Policy and How It Affects Americans” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Apr. 10, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. The presentation, sponsored by the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP ...More

EMU Prof Launches 3D Security Initiative

Lisa Schirch The 3D Security Initiative based at EMU is attracting wide interest among national leaders who often don ...More