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Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

International Education Week’s annual incarnation, planned by Multicultural and International Student Services, brought a host of educational and indeed, delicious, events to Eastern Mennonite University Sept. 12-16. With the theme ... read more about Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

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International flags fly in the University Commons, as chapel service dedicates The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations

The flags of 55 countries now hang in “The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations,” dedicated during a chapel service at the University Commons at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) on ... read more about International flags fly in the University Commons, as chapel service dedicates The Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations

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Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

The traveling history exhibit “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery” is currently open at Eastern Mennonite University’s Campus Center through March 2. The discovery doctrine is a “philosophical and legal framework ... read more about Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

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Harrisonburg native and biology professor to talk about research with tuatara, a rare New Zealand reptile

Harrisonburg native and biology professor Kristine Grayson comes to Eastern Mennonite University to present a Suter Science Seminar on a common problem for the conservation and management of endangered populations. ... read more about Harrisonburg native and biology professor to talk about research with tuatara, a rare New Zealand reptile

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‘Searching for Zion’ author visits campus to kick off 2015-16 Common Read focus on race, identity and culture

Of all the possible suggestions that came to Common Read committee chair Tara Kishbaugh from the Eastern Mennonite University community, one topic bubbled to the surface. “Race,” said Kishbaugh, a ... read more about ‘Searching for Zion’ author visits campus to kick off 2015-16 Common Read focus on race, identity and culture

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Ten Chinese scholars join EMU community to learn teaching techniques and immerse themselves in the English language

For the Chinese scholars at Eastern Mennonite University this semester, witnessing the difference between Chinese and American educational systems has been enlightening. “In China, students are willing to listen to ... read more about Ten Chinese scholars join EMU community to learn teaching techniques and immerse themselves in the English language

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Author Todd Wynward shares a wild way of discipleship, more ‘earth-honoring, empire-resisting, despair-erasing’

Wilderness lovers, sustainability advocates, farmers, writers, educators and seminarians – Todd Wynward’s message, shared during a series of events from Oct. 1-7 at Eastern Mennonite University, will appeal to anyone ... read more about Author Todd Wynward shares a wild way of discipleship, more ‘earth-honoring, empire-resisting, despair-erasing’

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Emeritus professor Calvin Shenk, who led Bible department and championed cross-cultural program, lived a life of Christian witness

Calvin E. Shenk, professor emeritus of religion who taught at Eastern Mennonite University from 1976-2001, has died. He resided in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His wife Marie passed away in 2010. The ... read more about Emeritus professor Calvin Shenk, who led Bible department and championed cross-cultural program, lived a life of Christian witness