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EMS Leadership School Focuses on Media, Race

Some 220 pastors and lay leaders attending the conference Jan. 19-22 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary heard messages on cultural change, engaging media, and race relations just as tens of thousands traveled to nearby D.C. for the inauguration of the country’s first African-American president. Read more… ...More

Examining Our ‘Sports-Obsessed’ Culture

EMU athletic director Dave King welcomes invitations to speak on what he perceives as troubling trends in competitive sports. Photo by Jim Bishop David A. (Dave) King knows he may be juggling a hot pota ...More

EMU Moves Men’s Tennis from Varsity to Club Status

Ken L. Nafziger, vice president for student life at Eastern Mennonite University, has announced a decision to discontinue its men’s varsity tennis program and transition to club team status. Read more… ...More

Micah Inspires Visions for EMU’s Future

Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm. Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center. These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More

EMU Responds to Bluffton Tragedy

The EMU community is reeling with the news of a bus accident involving sister school Bluffton (Ohio) University’s baseball team, resulting in the deaths of six persons and serious injuries of many more. Read more… ...More

Phillies Skipper Back Home, Sort Of

By Matthew Stoss, Special Correspondent for Daily News-Record For the first time in recent memory, EMU held a fundraiser for its baseball program ...More

Major League Baseball Manager to speak at EMU

Charlie Manuel, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB), will be guest speaker 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Eastern Mennonite University for a benefit dinner for the EMU baseball team. Read more… ...More

Basinger Inducted into EMU Hall of Honor

emu inducted Jill Basinger Mullet of Berlin, Ohio, into the ‘Athletic Hall of Honor’ Saturday, Oct.14, of homecoming and family weekend. Read more… ...More

Turf Field Symbolic of ‘New Era’ in Athletics

The driving rain from tropical depression Ernesto subsided, the wind abated and the sun tried to reappear Saturday morning, Sept. 2, allowing Eastern Mennonite University to hold its dedication ceremony for its new artificial turf field as planned. The prominent bright green turf field that served multiple purposes for athletic programs at EMU was replaced this summer after 17 years of ...More

Mennonite Colleges to Meet in Soccer

For only the second time in the last four years, the Goshen (Ind.) College Maple Leafs and the Eastern Mennonite University Royals men’s soccer teams will face each other i ...More