“Buddhism and Cognitive-Scientific Research” – Daniel Arnold

& University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Daniel Arnold, associate professor of the Philosophy of Religions in the University of Chicago Divinity School, presents the October colloquium presentation entitled “Buddhism and Cognitive-Scientific Research: Some Lessons for Religious Studies.” Dr. Arnold is a scholar of Indian Buddhist philosophy which he engages in a constructive and comparative way.

“Bicycle Friendly University” designation presentation

& University Chapels.

After chapel, President Swartzendruber was presented with  the University’s designation as a “Bicycle Friendly University” by the League of American Bicyclists.

“Christian Peacemaking in Kurdistan” – Julia Schmidt

& Faith Hope and Love, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

What does Christian peacemaking look like in Kurdistan? Engage this question with Julia Schmidt – fresh back from her travels in Turkey and Iraq with a CTP (Christian Peacemaker Teams) delegation.

Inside Athletics: October 19, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s  podcast, Dave talks about the exciting weekend he had at Homecoming.  Then, with the fall regular seasons drawing to a close next week, James talks about the heated playoff races in men’s soccer and field hockey, as either of EMU’s teams could end up hosting a first-round game or missing the ODAC Tournament altogether.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director of Athletics, Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.

“Chapel for Children at Heart” – Gwen Carr

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

EMS Student Gwen Carr leads in a children’s worship time.
The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman Auditorium.

Take Back the Night

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Take Back the Night  planners offer a service of reflection inspired by the theme, “Reaching Toward the Light.”

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

In this worship celebration of song and scripture, alumni of the Year Vic and Christina Buckwalter and Distinguished Service Award recipient David Boshart are recognized, and share stories from their life and work.

Homecoming: A Festive Gathering

& Faculty/Staff Speakers.

EMU alumni from classes ending in ’2 and ’7 gather in Lehman Auditorium for welcome and comments prior to the individual class reunions and photos.  The video shown at this presentation can be viewed on YouTube.

“Crossing Cultures in the Middle East” – Rami Kassis & Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Homecoming, University Chapels.

Linford Stutzman interviews Rami Kassis, drawing out stories and themes from years of working with EMU students visiting and learning in the Middle East with the cross-cultural program. Rami Kassis serves as Executive Director of the Alternative Tourism Group Study Center in Beit Sahour, Palestine. Linford Stutzman serves as Professor of Culture and Mission in the EMU Bible & Religion Department.

Lucy Camel, of SEMILLA/CASAS in Guatemala, also brings greetings and shares a few words. This chapel contributes to celebrating 30 years of the cross-cultural program during homecoming weekend with the theme, “Crossing Borders, Coming Home.”

Inside Athletics: October 12, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the matters at hand – Homecoming 2012!  They give a run-down of the athletic department events over the weekend, giving special mention to the two Hall of Honor inductees, Erik Kratz and the 1980 Field Hockey Team.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director of Athletics, Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.