‘Expanding the Legacy, Enlarging the Tent’: Annual faculty-staff conference draws community to exploration of Centennial themes

Eastern Mennonite University faculty and staff dipped their hands into bowls of water as they received a blessing on their work for the coming year. The sacred ritual concluded the
... read more about ‘Expanding the Legacy, Enlarging the Tent’: Annual faculty-staff conference draws community to exploration of Centennial themes

Summer 2017 at WCSC: students intern with NASA, the Smithsonian Institute, midwives, physical therapists and more

Assisting at home births, seeing the bullet that killed President Garfield and rewriting an accounting policies handbook are just some of the on-the-job experiences enjoyed by the 13 students in
... read more about Summer 2017 at WCSC: students intern with NASA, the Smithsonian Institute, midwives, physical therapists and more

Alpacas, Los k’ana Wawakuna and hilltop singing: Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir visits Peru

Nice alpaca? Ernesto. Mean, spitting alpaca? Pancho. Ice cream? “Best ever.” Hamburger? “Peculiar-tasting.” Dogs? 1,186. Cats? “About 4.” Humor, food notes, marvel and occasional touches of homesickness thread the reflections
... read more about Alpacas, Los k’ana Wawakuna and hilltop singing: Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir visits Peru

Educators learn how restorative justice can shift discipline from punishment to transformation at two-day ‘academy’

What makes Avery Trinh’s endorsement of restorative justice in education special is that he’s not an administrator or a teacher. He’s a rising senior at Wilde Lake High School in
... read more about Educators learn how restorative justice can shift discipline from punishment to transformation at two-day ‘academy’