Amish Vampire Romances with Vi Dutcher

reprinted with permission by Liesl Graber and The Weather Vane What do you get when you cross Amish romance novels, vampires, and a college community? Apparently, an evening full of laughter and cherry-flavored vampire dentures. Students and staff gathered around a fire pit on Oct. 27 to see what “Vampires with Vi,” advertised around campus....

Student Reflections on the Interpreting for Social Justice Workshop, Part 1

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, EMU’s Spanish faculty sponsored an all day workshop on interpreting for social justice, presented by Josh Diamond. In this blogpost student participants from Span 360 share their reflections on the experience in a bilingual format. A Difficult Challenge I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity I had to attend the Interpreting for....

Author to share of friendship with first nurse-midwife in North Carolina

Author and Munich bookstore owner Lisa Yarger will visit Eastern Mennonite University March 14 as part of the Writers Read series. She’ll read from Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship (University of North Carolina Press, 2016), a book 20 years in the making. The event begins at 7 p.m. in....

Announcing the winners of the Fall 2016 Writing Contest

Announcing the winners of the Fall 2016 Writing Contest. Congratulations to Caroline Lehman, First Place winner for her essay titled “Antibiotics Resistance: Why Society is Not Ready for the Next Epidemic.” Caroline is from Dover, Ohio, and is majoring in Biology. Dr. Marti Eads, Caroline’s professor for WRIT 140, has this to say, “Ms. Lehman....