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EMU engineering students take second in regional competition with solar greenhouse design

The newest structure on Eastern Mennonite University’s campus cost just $600 to build and was completed by six students in less than eight hours. This ...More

April 17th, 2014

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EMU partners with Virginia Sierra Club for Earth Day forum, April 22

Eastern Mennonite University will partner with the Virginia Sierra Club to discuss green technology on campus – including campus gardens and a solar array – during ...More

April 17th, 2014

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Mennonite pastor and Obama appointee David Myers reflects on church-state separation during visit to EMU

Lots of director-level appointees work for the federal government. Of that number, a relatively few have the word Reverend on their business cards, and fewer ...More

April 16th, 2014

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Iranian women scholars to study at Summer Peacebuilding Institute

Ten Iranian women from the world’s largest Shi’a Islam seminary will attend Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) for three weeks in May. Their ...More

April 16th, 2014

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Canadian soloist returns to Bach Festival for repeat performance of ‘Elijah’

A popular oratorio from the early days of the 22-year-old Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival at Eastern Mennonite University will return this summer. The 2014 festival, ...More

April 11th, 2014

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Win over SVU gives Royals most wins in 12 Years

When the dust settled after a flurry of action over the final two innings, EMU’s baseball men had their win, taking down Southern Virginia 9-5 ...More

April 11th, 2014

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Erickson tabbed as new Women’s Soccer coach

Eastern Mennonite University has announced the hiring of Ted Erickson as the new head women’s soccer coach.  Erickson, a 2005 EMU alum, becomes the fifth head coach ...More

April 11th, 2014

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Seminary study “a tremendous privilege” for grad now working in missions in Africa

Greek conjugations, stone cathedrals, and stories from catacombs may not seem relevant to the Mennonite churches in East Africa, which use an assortment of indigenous ...More

April 11th, 2014

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Student-led auction raises $21,000 for science center renovations

Enjoying one of the spring’s first balmy Saturday afternoons, an enthusiastic crowd gathered April 5 on Eastern Mennonite University’s Thomas Plaza for a student-led auction ...More

April 10th, 2014

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Two scholars bring colorful lives, Jewish lens, to conversations at Center for Interfaith Engagement

Based on the qualities of its visiting scholars, the Center for Interfaith Engagement (CIE) could make a strong claim to be the most diversified place ...More

April 9th, 2014

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Time to rebuild good relations with Iran, CJP Director argues in Richmond newspaper op-ed

When envoys from Iran and the world’s six major powers gather in Vienna today for a third round of talks about Iran’s nuclear program, you ...More

April 8th, 2014

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First-year student paper selected for publication in nationally used composition textbook

Future students in the “College Writing for Transitions” class at Eastern Mennonite University may recognize a familiar name and face when they thumb through the ...More

April 7th, 2014

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Seminary study “a tremendous privilege” for grad now working in missions in Africa

by: Amanda Miller / April 11th, 2014

Greek conjugations, stone cathedrals, and stories from catacombs may not seem relevant to the Mennonite churches in East Africa, which use an assortment of indigenous African languages and meet in structures built of corrugated tin. ...More