Can restorative justice work in countries where justice is elusive and rule of law suspect? Najla Mangoush argues it can in a June 2015 special report titled “Customary Practice and Restorative Justice in Libya: A Hybrid Approach” published by the ...More
Kristen Opalinski is a woman on the go. Even as she hustled to complete a multimedia project during an intensive two-week media course at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, the graphic designer was in between international travels and media relations work on behalf of Peace Islands Institute (PII), a peacebuil ...More
Nate Koser spent two years of his adolescence in Nepal with his missionary parents. That’s why the professor of counseling at Eastern Mennonite University traveled back in June and why, when he speaks of the traumas the Nepali people have suffered since t ...More
Recent graduate Jordan Hollinger landed his dream job in energy and environmental policy, after an undergraduate internship that included professor-mentored research on the local economic impacts of Eastern Mennonite University’s solar energy installation.
Hollinger actually got his job before he graduated, moving to the Washington D.C. area in t ...More
In October, Mitchell and Lauren Yoder left everything they knew for Managua, Nicaragua and the children’s home called Forteleza de Esperanza [Fortress of Hope].
What caused these two Eastern Mennonite University alumni to make such a move, leaving behind full-time teaching jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia?
The couple was inspired ...More
When her 20-year-old grandson was murdered, long-time victim advocate Pamela Leonard, MA ’06 (conflict transformation), found herself suddenly in a new role. What she learned has strengthened her zeal for criminal justice reform. To read more about Eastern Mennonite University alumni involved in law, check out the summer issue of ...More
This summer, four Eastern Mennonite University undergraduate students worked at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, spending six weeks acting as hosts and ambassadors for approximately 145 international visitors.
They were often the first on campus to greet weary travelers arriving from the airport in the wee hours of the night, and they were int ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) has expanded its articulation agreement with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) to include acceptance of five biomedicine graduate students who meet entrance criteria.
The agreement, which was first established in 2008 for undergraduate students, stipulates that students who are enrolled in the ...More
Imagine hearing the call to urban ministry, selling your lovingly renovated suburban farmhouse where you’ve lived for 25 years, and moving into an inner city apartment.
Imagine your congregation shape-shifting into and out of spaces as it grows – a good problem – but one with its own stressors.
Imagine one of your most fervent members being a man who lives under a bridge and ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is inviting prospective students to discover the educational opportunities available in their own back yard.
EMU is among 24 schools participating in the 19th annual Virginia Private College Week, July 27 – August 1, 2015, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV).
EMU is waiving th ...More