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Va Tech Peace Center Gets Help from Peacebuilding Programs

Twenty-one months ago, Professor Jerzy Nowak was writing a grant at Virginia Tech when student Seung-Hui Cho began a shooting rampage. When the shootings were over, Nowak’s wife Jocelyne Couture-Nowak was among the 32 who died. In the chaotic and grief-filled aftermath, one of the three Nowak daughters, 23-year-old Francine, told a reporter that the best way of memorializing her ...More

EMU to Hold ‘Moment of Silence’ for Va. Tech Monday

Eastern Mennonite University will join other schools and organizations in observing a moment of silence at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Apr. 23, marking the one-week anniversary of the Virginia Tech campus shootings and loss of 32 lives. Persons are invited to gather at the fountain in the center of campus. Following a period of silence, the chapel chimes on the roof of Lehman Auditorium will ri ...More