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South Africa Cross Cultural Enjoys Semester Overseas

Samantha Cole, Weather Vane student newspaper Here in Harrisonburg, students are getting into the mid-semester groove with fall festivities and another fast-approaching break, but over 8,000 miles away in South Africa, EMU undergrads are experiencing a semester that is far from the routine. ...More

Talk On Culture Shock Draws Students to Maplewood

Bethany Miller, Weather Vane student newspaper John Kratz, director of International Student Services and David Muscan, Hillside RD discuss at the culture shock meeting. ...More

Bicycle co-op on campus provides service to students

By Sarah Harder, Weather Vane staff writer Co-op location: in the basement of the Bible and Religion house on South College AvenueHours: Tuesdays and Fridays from 1:30-5 p.m. and Saturday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The Bible and Religion department house on campus has new occupants this year. EMU’s bike co-op has taken up shop in the blue-carpeted basement. ...More

Player of the Week: Yuki Onodora

Chase Yutzy, Weather Vane student newspaper First-year Yuki Onodora (Photo by Chelsie Gordon) The distance between Ebetusu, Japan and Harrisonburg, Virginia is roughly 10,000 miles. First-year Yuki Onodora is worlds away from wh ...More

Sleeping in Solidarity on the Hill

Sarah Harder, Weather Vane student newspaper On Tuesday nights, a small group of students gather on EMU’s hill to take part in “prayerfully sleeping” on the hill, which is a branch of peacekeepers. The group generally has a discussion about an issue related to a specific country or conflict with a focus on refugees. “We take ...More

David Works shares story of restoration after daughters’ murders

Author David Works will tell the story of his daughters’ murders and his decision to choose a restorative response to that tragedy. Works is a guest of EMU and will speak multiple times Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13 and again during EMU’s university chapel on Friday, Sept. 18. Works and his wife Marie suffered the ultimate loss when their daughters – 18-year-ol ...More

Fall 2009 resources and preparation for H1N1 Flu

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What does ‘community’ mean at EMU?

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Crisis team monitors H1N1 (swine) flu situation

Members of the EMU Crisis Preparedness Team (chaired by Ken L. Nafziger, VP of student life) are monitoring the H1N1 (swine) flu situation and its possible impact on university life. Read more… ...More

Endowed Scholarship to Honor Nursing Alum Matt Garber

Matt Garber, a well-loved student leader, musician, and 2008 nursing graduate, was known for his strong faith and good sense of humor. EMU hopes the new Matthew Garber Endowed Scholarship Fund, aimed at helping music or nursing students-in-need, will encourage other students to discover their calling. Read more… ...More