When a person you know well makes a regrettable choice, how do you reconcile what you know about that person with his or her actions? And how do you share what you know about this person without seeming to excuse the action?
These questions immediately confronted Luke Hartman, vice president of enrollment at Ea ...More
EMU alumni are in for a pre-Christmas present this year.
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) has announced that Saturday, Dec. 19, is Alumni Appreciation Day at the basketball doubleheader in Yoder Arena. The women play Hood College at 1 p.m. that afternoon, followed directly by the men hosting Messiah College at 3 p.m.
Besides free admission for alumni, the day will feature door ...More
When student G. Irvin Lehman wrote an English paper in the 1930s suggesting that Eastern Mennonite College would start a radio station in the future, opposition to the idea was so strong that he was reprimanded for his idea. A little more than twenty years later, broadcasting equipment was installed into the balcony of the chapel-auditorium, and WEMC became Virginia’s first noncommercial publ ...More
A Center for Justice and Peacebuilding graduate from Ghana who co-founded an influential peacebuilding network in West Africa will continue his leadership in the region through a new position with the United Nations. In October, Emmanuel Bombande, who earned a master’s in conf ...More
Alumnus Thaddeus May returns to campus Monday, Nov. 23, to present a Suter Science Seminar about research on childhood nutrition and an especially lethal variant of protein energy malnutrition called kwashiorkor. The event will be at 4 p.m. in Suter Science Center 106.
May will speak in reference to research conducted with Project Peanut B ...More
Keith Phillips was the head men’s basketball coach at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in the 1970s when Mike Fratello, an assistant coach under Lou Campanelli at nearby Madison College, wandered into the old – and very small – gymnasium in Park View to scout the Royals.
“He walked in and said, ‘Where is the place for scouts and the press?’ I told him to take his pick of se ...More
When Phil Wenger stepped down nearly two years ago as head of Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches, the restaurant chain he built, he made it clear he wasn’t retiring.
He had just tired of the rat race of the for-profit world and was, as he put it, looking for the next mountain to climb.
“The nature imagery is apt given that he’ll become Lancaster County Conservancy’s c ...More
Few things could capture Matt Ruth’s heart more than his hometown Philadelphia Phillies, but Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) has managed to do it. And as EMU’s new director of admissions, he’s helping the institution capture others’ hearts, too.
“I love working at EMU,” Ruth says. “It certainly has b ...More
For more than five decades, the Yutzy family has produced milk, corn and small grains at Windcrest Holsteins.
Next week, the dairy farm will start producing a new commodity — electricity.
The south-facing roofs of the farm’s free-stall barn and milking parlor have been covered with 1,798 solar panels expected to generate 707,139 kilowatt hours of electricity a year. Thanks lar ...More
Six experts who are developing curriculum to train Nepali judges and law enforcement officials in restorative justice practices came to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) on a week-long trip to the United States. During a three-day visit to Harrisonburg, the judges and officials of Nepal’s National Judicial Academy (NJA) in Kathmandu engaged with communit ...More