Harmonizing amidst hostility: Musician Peter Yarrow and talented experts teach conflict transformation processes

Promising that yes, he would eventually sing “Puff the Magic Dragon,” legendary folk singer and activist Peter Yarrow –  formerly of the group Peter, Paul and Mary – gave an impromptu ... read more about Harmonizing amidst hostility: Musician Peter Yarrow and talented experts teach conflict transformation processes

Summer ’17 cross-culturals travel to the Navajo Nation, Bolivia, Spain and ‘Anabaptist Europe’

Madalynn Payne, traveling this summer with the “Radical Europe Anabaptist Roots” cross-cultural group from Eastern Mennonite University, says train travel, walking tours, independent exploration and dining in unfamiliar cultures have ... read more about Summer ’17 cross-culturals travel to the Navajo Nation, Bolivia, Spain and ‘Anabaptist Europe’

Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

The skills taught for 22 years at Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute have always been relevant to people in the United States, but now they have a renewed significance. ... read more about Prepare for civic engagement and tough conversations in polarized times at 2017 Summer Peacebuilding Institute

Enhance facilitation, leadership and organizational skills at SPI Community Day for area peacebuilders

Eastern Mennonite University hosts the second annual Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) Community Day Friday, Feb. 17. It will offer workshops, networking and presentations for leaders and staff of local organizations ... read more about Enhance facilitation, leadership and organizational skills at SPI Community Day for area peacebuilders

Regional peacebuilders learn and practice new skills at one-day event modeled after Summer Peacebuilding Institute

In the opening ceremony at this month’s SPI Community Day, each participant made an introduction and shared hopes and dreams. One military veteran came to Eastern Mennonite University to “learn ... read more about Regional peacebuilders learn and practice new skills at one-day event modeled after Summer Peacebuilding Institute

Undergraduate students work, share, learn with peacebuilders from around the world at summer institute

This summer, four Eastern Mennonite University undergraduate students worked at the Summer Peacebuilding Institute, spending six weeks acting as hosts and ambassadors for approximately 145 international visitors. They were often ... read more about Undergraduate students work, share, learn with peacebuilders from around the world at summer institute