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Centennial celebration theater production team asks alumni and EMU community to share memories, unforgettable moments

Eastern Mennonite University alumni Ingrid De Sanctis ‘88 and Ted Swartz ’89, MACL ’92, have collaborated as professional playwrights, actors and directors for more than 20 years. The friends and ... read more about Centennial celebration theater production team asks alumni and EMU community to share memories, unforgettable moments

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Ridgeway Mennonite Church, started by the college’s YPCA chapter in 1948, continues under Pastor Ben Risser and alumni leaders

 Pastor Ben Risser ’85, MACL ’04 was interviewed by Hannah Heinzekehr, executive director of The Mennonite, about his call to Ridgeway Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Ridgeway was started by ... read more about Ridgeway Mennonite Church, started by the college’s YPCA chapter in 1948, continues under Pastor Ben Risser and alumni leaders

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From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

From the first “Purple Press” issue printed as a mimeographed, letter-sized paper in 1939 to the Weather Vane online, the EMU student newspaper has been a vessel of student expression ... read more about From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

D. Ralph Hostetter's dissertation on the Carolina Junco, adapted for the bulletin of the Virginia Society of Ornithology, was found at Eastern Mennonite University. For the record, we do know the specimens looking on in the photo above are a catbird, at left, and a tufted titmouse. (Photo by Joaquin Sosa)

A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco

While preparing exhibit items in the D. Ralph Hostetter Natural History Museum at Eastern Mennonite University for upcoming renovations, senior biochemistry major Eli Wenger found something that “made my hair ... read more about A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco