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Groff Helping Connect Harrisonburg

Trying to get around the hustle and bustle of Harrisonburg roadways has driven Tyler Groff to greener pastures. Groff, a senior peacebuilding and development major at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), began an internship earlier this winter with the Harrisonburg Northend Green ...More

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Amish Dairy Farmer, Author, Pulls In Crowd

Courtesy Daily News Record, Feb. 10, 2012 Ohio dairy farmer David Kline’s first trip to the Shenandoah Valley came with a surprise — it’s not flat amid the mountains. “You have rolling hills,” he said. “I like roll to the land.” What’s more surprising is how many people heard Kline say that. A crowd of about 200 packed into Dayton’s Montezu ...More

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Acclaimed Amish Author to Share Passion for Creation Care

In a series of unprecedented talks in Harrisonburg, David Kline, an Amish farmer, naturalist and author, will share his passion for creation care and sustainable farming practices from Wednesday, Feb. 8, though Friday morning, Feb. 10. “David Kline has a ...More

Akerson Combines Work and Faith in Gulf Cleanup Efforts

Eastern Mennonite Seminary student James Akerson found the two weeks he spent this summer helping with clean up from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico a "natural extension" of his Christian faith. Akerson educat ...More

‘Earth Week’ Events Include Forums and Speaker Joe Stanley

EMU will observe Earth Week with a number of local events including guest speaker Joe Stanley of Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, who will speak on ‘Energy Use and Its Moral Implications’ Wednesday, Apr. 21. Sunday: sustainability panel ...More

Reaccreditation Process Features Unique ‘Sustainability’ Plan

“A model for other colleges.” That’s how the EMU Quality Enhancement Plan was described by a visiting reaffirmation team from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in early March. “Peace with Creati ...More

Seminary Class Focuses on ‘Being Green’

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‘Sustainability’ Forum for Science Center Set for Jan. 22

How “green” should EMU be? That’s the question EMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests will tackle at a forum Jan. 22, beginning at 8:45 a.m. in the Suter Science Center that is open to the community. Read more about the event… The university is hosting the morning-long event to foster ...More

Walking Humbly With God

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Environmental Expert to Speak on Campus

David Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin (Ohio) College. David Orr, a renowned authority on sustainability issues, will speak twice at EMU on Friday, Nov. 9. He will speak at ...More