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Creation Care Evident During Food and Farming Week

Baking bread, canning food, creation care, and growing your own food in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way are some of the topics to be covered during the annual Food and Farming Week, Oct. 3-7, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Sponsored by the Earthkeepers student club, the event encourages students t ...More

EMU Reaps Harvest of Locally-Grown Food

Bibb lettuce that traveled about 10 miles from Marlan Showalter’s farm to the table formed the base of a veggie wrap that was among the fare served at EMU’s dining hall‘s first meal of locally-grown food, held Oct. 1. “The meal was amazing,” said Leah Risser, a sophomore liberal arts major from Greenca ...More

EMU Ranks High in National Recycling Contest

EMU placed ahead of larger universities – like Yale, Portland State University and University of Colorado at Boulder – in a national recycling competition this spring. Read more… ...More

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

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

Students Spread Christmas Cheer

EMU social work majors Gabby Lewis, Sarah Yoder, Emiley Wagler and Megan Yoder wrap gifts for local families. Photo by Janae Yoder Some area children will open Christmas packages ...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

Wind Ensemble Blows Through Campus

The Eastern Mennonite University Wind Ensemble will present its spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 154 in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. The ensemble, directed by Dr. Stephen W. Sachs, professor of music at EMU, will give a program on the theme, “The Fantast ...More