Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

For 15 students participating in a resilience training at Eastern Mennonite University, one role-play activity hit close to home. The small-group skits were focused on inviting students to learn how ... read more about Refugee teens discover strengths and work to smooth newcomers’ paths with Harrisonburg High’s Peer Leader program

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

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