THE EMPHASIS at Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding is markedly different from what graduates encounter in PhD programs. Those programs, after all, are known for work done in isolation,
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Paulo Baleinakorodawa MA '04 facilitated a dialogue on gender-based violence sponsored by Transcend Oceania in Suva with 30 community representatives from indigenous communities nationwide.
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Bouela Lehbib, a second-year graduate student with Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, petitioned the UN Special Political and Decolonization Committee about the occupation of Western Sahara by
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The Eastern Mennonite University nursing program’s signature “Sacred Covenant” is getting an update – by its originator and with the help of those who live it. Since 1994, the ethics
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The board of directors of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), Elkhart, Indiana, announces the retirement of Sara Wenger Shenk, Ed.D., AMBS president, effective June 30, 2019. Wenger Shenk has served in
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the U.S. needs more than a million new nurses by 2024. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing reports that, in 2016, nursing schools turned away more than 64,000 qualified applicants because of lack of space. Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg has firsthand knowledge of that problem. “We always have a wait list of qualified people who are unable to get into our program,” says Associate Professor Laura Yoder.
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Even though the odds against peacebuilding can seem stacked, Theo Sitther, a lobbyist for the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), has also seen consensus in Washington D.C. – this
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Renowned New Testament scholar N.T. Wright will visit Eastern Mennonite University Nov. 13-14 as part of a presentation series on the theme “Discerning the Dawn.” In addition to presenting in
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Dennis Gingerich, an alumnus of Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been recognized for his generosity to his hometown of Cape Coral, Florida. He was awarded the 2018
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Andrew Daniels had a hunch there was some connection between his graduate studies in conflict transformation at Eastern Mennonite University and the sport he’d loved for most of his life.
... read more about Sports for peace: PeacePlayer’s Andrew Daniels MA ’16 on how basketball brings kids together