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Former Fulbright fellow, nationally known leader in human security, to speak at intercollegiate peace forum

Lisa Schirch, PhD, director of human security at the Alliance for Peacebuilding and a former Fulbright fellow in East and West Africa, will give the keynote speech at the 2014 Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 ...More

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EMU Welcomes 12 Faculty Members for 2013-14

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomes 12 new faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. The new faculty, announced by provost Fred Kniss, are: Amy Gillespie, EdD, assistant professor of the practice of nursing ...More

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Grad Lands in Soccer Spotlight in Solomon Islands

The team departed Rendova Island in a dugout canoe powered, barely, by a tiny outboard motor. Between the players, assembled ad hoc from the island’s villages, the meager amount of equipment they had and their coach, Jeffrey Allen ’00, the canoe was filled to capacity as it puttered through the Wana Wana Lagoon, bound for Gizo. As per usual in the Solomon Islands, th ...More

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Koser Receives Rollo May Scholarship

Nate Koser, an instructor in Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) masters in counseling program and a doctoral candidate at Saybrook University, was chosen as the 2012 Rollo May scholarship winner by Saybrook. To be a candidate for the scholarship, Koser had to comple ...More

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Pastor Pairs Love of Church, People with Disabilities

Courtesy Bluffton University Having an adopted brother with tubular meningitis has made a huge mark on the Rev. Paula Snyder Belousek’s life. “Early on, I became interested in what role people with disabilities play in the church setting,” she said last week at Bluffton University. While majoring in special education ...More

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Galen R. Lehman: Contagious Inspiration

HARRISONBURG – Fred Kniss remembers well the Eastern Mennonite University professor who taught him psychology in the mid-1970s. But it probably doesn’t hurt that Kniss, 54, who’s serving as the acting president during President Loren Swartzendruber’s three-month sabbatical, still sees the man occasionally. After all, professor Galen R. Lehman has continued his car ...More