Tales from the turf

EMU’s field hockey coaches, players share stories and successes through the years When Eastern Mennonite University built a turf field in 1989, it became the first school in the Old
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In the News: Leymah Gbowee MA ’07 to receive $20M grant

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee MA ’07, founder and president of Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa, has been selected by Melinda French Gates to receive a $20 million grant to support women’s health and well-being around the world. The Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights advocate earned a master’s degree in conflict transformation from EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP). She was awarded EMU’s first honorary doctorate in 2018 and gave the commencement address that year (pictured) as well.  ... read more about In the News: Leymah Gbowee MA ’07 to receive $20M grant from Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa