Justin Poole, assistant professor of theater at Eastern Mennonite University, and professional composer and musician Jim Clemens present “The Gospel Project: A Theatrical Journey through the Life of Jesus Christ.” The performances will be Friday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7 ...More
As he enters his third season at the helm of Eastern Mennonite’s men’s volleyball team, alumnus Dominick Porter is ready for his team to make the next step – qualifying for the Continental Volleyball Conference Tournament. The Royals have never made it to the four-team tourney. The CVC played their first season in 2012 ...More
“Life is difficult,” Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) President Loren Swartzendruber said as he began his final convocation address Wednesday. Swartzendruber acknowledged the deep challenges facing the world, the nation, and the EMU community over the past year and in recent days. “The threads that hold our community toget ...More
When the academic year began, Zihindula Mulegwa, MA ’05 (conflict transformation), was in Topeka, Kansas, working on a Master of Laws degree in corporate and business law at Washburn University. A practicing lawyer from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mulegwa was planning to spend the year working on this spec ...More
Restorative justice within schools can’t exist in a vacuum, says Kathy Evans, an assistant professor of education at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), in a Dec. 29, 2015 article in The Atlantic. Schools also have to address the campus climate issues that contribute to student behavior, she says.
The article, titled “ ...More
When Celeste Thomas, student advisor for multicultural services and athletics at Eastern Mennonite University, began coordinating the campus events for The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week last year, she had a clear goal: It should be a celebration. She and the planning committee focused all the events directly on lifting up Ki ...More
As Eastern Mennonite University faculty, staff and students move into the first semester of 2016, we look back at some of the top news items from 2015. There was plenty to cover in the news this year, from the arrival of EMU Lancaster’s first ...More
Over Christmas dinner in Ohio this year, Jon Styer ‘07 heard his grandfather Ralph Witmer tell about being a “seagoing cowboy,” one of the hundreds of young farmworkers accompanying shiploads of livestock from the United States to aid the rebuilding of post-World War II Europe.
The “cowboys” were part of a joint effort between the ...More
The Dean’s List, compiled at the end of each semester, includes degree-seeking students who achieve a semester GPA of at least 3.75 with no W, I, or F grades for 12 semester hours of standard grades.
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