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Visiting speaker draws parallels between Christian ‘shalom’ and Native American values of harmony, balance

The “harmony way” of Native Americans is a lot like the “shalom community” taught by Jesus, according to a seminary professor from Oregon who spoke at Eastern Mennonite University on March 12-13, 2014. Randy Woodley, PhD, is a Cherokee Indian who has spent a lifetime studying the ways of his people as well as ...More

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Alumnus a Champion for Mental Health Care

This article appears in Crossroads magazine, fall 2011 supplement When the state of Georgia needed someone to rescue its troubled system for mentally ill and disabled individuals, it hired Frank Shelp ’80. In May 2009, Georgia named Shelp to be its first-ever commissioner of its newly formed Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, charged with the well- ...More

Celebration Banquet Honors Former President

John R. Mumaw (1904-1993) was not a large man, but he was a "big" person. On Nov. 14, 190 people gathered at the Eastern Mennonite High School dining hall for a program and dinner to remember and to honor the godly legacy of John R., Esther M. and Evelyn K. Mumaw. ...More

EMU fetes Augsburger

Myron S. Augsburger, president emeritus of Eastern Mennonite University, cut the cake and those in attendance joined in singing "happy birthday," then enjoyed cake and ice cream. The recognition took place during an all-school picnic Aug. 19, part of the school’s annual faculty-staff conference. Dr. Augsburger, EMU president from 1965 to 1980, turned 80 the next day, Aug ...More

Philosophy Prof to Probe Theology and Science

Dr. Nancey Murphey The Shenandoah Anabaptist Science Society at Eastern Mennonite University will sponsor a presentation ...More