Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

The skills taught for 22 years at Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute have always been relevant to people in the United States, but now they have a renewed significance. ... read more about Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

Civil rights activist Bob Zellner is at it again—working for justice and equality. Zellner, 77, was the first white southerner on staff of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)—the influential ... read more about Legendary civil rights activist and Republican mayor team up for health reform, kick off speaking tour at EMU

At Selma in ’65 and again 50 years later: Civil rights activist Bob Zellner visits EMU for two lectures and time with students

Attacks, arrests, threats and the murders of his friends could not deter Bob Zellner, a white Southerner, from fighting for racial equality in the civil rights movement. The lifelong activist ... read more about At Selma in ’65 and again 50 years later: Civil rights activist Bob Zellner visits EMU for two lectures and time with students

Visiting scholar researches peace through dance, as EMU explores MFA program in arts, media and peacebuilding

Whether a dancer is trained or untrained, the action of dancing itself creates “contact with different sources of knowledge,” says Paula Ditzel Facci, who spent the fall 2016 semester as ... read more about Visiting scholar researches peace through dance, as EMU explores MFA program in arts, media and peacebuilding

‘Welcome Your Neighbor’ sign continues to spread around the nation, to the delight of its creators at Immanuel Mennonite Church

From Washington D.C. to Colorado, demand for Immanuel Mennonite Church’s “Welcome Your Neighbor” sign has skyrocketed. The sign, with a distinctive tri-color banding, reads in three languages: No matter where ... read more about ‘Welcome Your Neighbor’ sign continues to spread around the nation, to the delight of its creators at Immanuel Mennonite Church