Bill Lowrey and Alice Petersen talk about their course, “Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding,” which they’ll be teaching at the 2013 Summer Peacebuilding Institute, a program of the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Learn more at: http://www.emu.edu/spi
Eastern Mennonite University students participated in a day of service and learning on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2013. Experiences included a walking tour of the historic northeast community of Harrisonburg, Va., dialogue about racism at a downtown barbershop, a meal at a community center and clean-up of a local …
“Third culture kids” and international students find a home at Eastern Mennonite University with its global perspective and diverse student body.
Well-known photographer and restorative justice expert Howard Zehr explores the bond that pickup truck owners have with their vehicles in his new book, Pickups: A Love Story (Good Books). Here he presents a few stories and images with colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University.
Cross-culturals are more than study abroad. Graduates call the experiences “life-changing,” giving them the foundation they need to live, lead and serve in a global context. Check out this video that shows some of the experiences of students on the South Africa and Lesotho cross-cultural semester 2011.
This video was created for Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 12-14, 2012.
Trash fashion outfits are made from “found” materials. They combine the importance of recycling with creativity, style and high fashion. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) art professor, Cyndi Gusler, along with EMU art students, explored this fashion style years ago in an EMU art class and the trends don’t stop! Watch …
Joo-Ah, originally from South Korea, describes Eastern Mennonite University as a place where “you’ll be accepted no matter what.” She has been involved in theater productions, research projects, and the student newspaper, The WeatherVane. Joo-Ah talks about why EMU is a great university for international students.