Name any current major conflict in the world, domestic or international, and there is likely at least one graduate on location, employing the analysis and peacebuilding tools learned while studying
... read more about Annual Peacebuilder magazine highlights work in peace, justice and resilience by CJP and its alumni
The winner of the spring 2018 C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest at Eastern Mennonite University has placed second at the contest’s final, bi-national level. Caleb Schrock Hurst, currently in Vietnam
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Lynette Mast '88 helps Eastern Mennonite Elementary students take part in an annual tradition, with each student adding their name to their classroom’s pledge of nonviolence poster, and then washing one another’s hands.
... read more about EMS elementary school students sign pledge of nonviolence from Eastern Mennonite School
Four Eastern Mennonite University alumni started their Serving and Learning Together (SALT) Program terms this week. SALT is a year-long cross-cultural service program of Mennonite Central Committee. During their assignments,
... read more about Four recent grads begin MCC SALT voluntary service
Dr. Brianna Oelschlager ’11 Moyer was recently awarded the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award for exemplary leadership and teaching excellence in the Lancaster General Family Medicine
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Elizabeth Witmer, a senior social work major at Eastern Mennonite University, returned to the country of her childhood for a summer practicum experience. “I was a missionary kid in Guatemala
... read more about Senior social work major returns to Guatemala for immigration-related AFSC practicum
The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. Washington Office celebrated its 50th anniversary with an open house and reception at The Hill Center in Washington D.C. on July 17. In attendance were
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Why Restorative Justice is About More Than Reducing Suspensions: The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, taps Professor Kathy Evans to comment on the restorative justice in education movement.
... read more about The Hechinger Report: Professor Kathy Evans identifies priorities of restorative justice in education movement from KQED/The Hechinger Report
Rebekah Maldonado-Nofziger ‘12, a Doctor of Nursing Practice candidate at the University of Washington, is serving for nine months in Ethiopia as a fellow with Strengthening Care Opportunities through Partnership
... read more about DNP candidate works in Ethiopia to improve maternal and newborn mortality rates
Six leaders from Mennonite Church USA advocated for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel during congressional visits May 22 in Washington, D.C.
The visit took place just days after Israeli soldiers killed more than 60 largely nonviolent Palestinian protesters May 14 in Gaza, and many of the delegates asked their representatives to respond to this.
“I relayed my deep, deep concern about the situation in Gaza, asking my representatives to take a stand for the rights of Palestinians, and given the significant amount of aid the U.S. provides to Israel each year, to call for an investigation into Israeli military actions,” said Tim Seidel, director of the Center for Interfaith Engagement at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
... read more about Professor joins MCUSA congressional delegation to advocate for peace in Israel and Palestine from The Mennonite