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SPI community day

Regional peacebuilders learn and practice new skills at one-day event modeled after Summer Peacebuilding Institute

In the opening ceremony at this month’s SPI Community Day, each participant made an introduction and shared hopes and dreams. One military veteran came to ...More

February 11th, 2016

SSS Steiner Wells feature

On the Suter seminar agenda: physician-alumnus to speak on hepatitis C and neuroscientist on the neurobiology of pain

Two doctors headline the next two Suter Science Seminars at Eastern Mennonite University. Kevin Steiner, a 2002 alumnus and internal medicine physician in Massachusetts, speaks ...More

February 11th, 2016

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Royals baseball team, picked eighth in preseason ODAC poll, hosts Penn State-Altoona for this week’s opener

Opening Day is Saturday for the Eastern Mennonite University baseball team, which made history last spring with their first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament ...More

February 10th, 2016

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James O. Lehman, librarian and congregational historian, was with Hartzler Library from the ‘Miracle Drive’ and beyond

James O. Lehman, who passed away at age 83 on Feb. 5, made an impressive mark as a historian and archivist and as director of ...More

February 10th, 2016

Mark Strandquist-feature

Artist-activist connects communities in and out of prison with bold public art projects

As an undergraduate student at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2012, Mark Strandquist began the “Windows from Prison” project that continues today. He asks incarcerated men, women, ...More

February 9th, 2016

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Nursing professor Laura Yoder uses ‘Last Lecture’ to contemplate perfection and transformation through God

Laura Yoder, associate professor of nursing, gave her “last lecture” in the Northlawn Great Lounge on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Yoder started out by assuring the ...More

February 8th, 2016

Hunter Taylor feature

Junior volleyball player named to U.S. national deaf team, will play in World Championships and the Deaflympics

Some athletes leave their sport and never go back, but Hunter Taylor, from Richmond, Virginia, has returned after a year off with an even greater ...More

February 8th, 2016

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Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

Striking photos taken by an Eastern Mennonite University professor and his students of a rarely seen, endangered salamander supported citizen lobbying that may have influenced ...More

February 5th, 2016

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Academics

Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

by: Bonnie Price Lofton / February 5th, 2016

Striking photos taken by an Eastern Mennonite University professor and his students of a rarely seen, endangered salamander supported citizen lobbying that may have influenced a U.S. Forest Service decision to reject a proposed gas ...More