At EMU we prepare future teachers who teach boldly in a changing world through an ethic of care and critical reflection. For these students, teaching is a calling, an act ... read more about Education at Eastern Mennonite University
Last week, first lady Michelle Obama, with her daughters and mother, visited London to announce a new partnership between the US and British governments to support girls’ education and empowerment. ... read more about CJP alumna and Peace Corps veteran Krista Rigalo leads Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” global education initiative
Doris Harper Allen, 88, greeted a group of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students in the parking lot of Rose’s in Harrisonburg, the former heart of Newtown. She quickly passed out ... read more about Local cross-cultural course leads students through rich diversity of Shenandoah Valley cultures
If a computer glitch threatens to derail something like a state-required proficiency test at Harrisonburg (Virginia) High School, Craig Shoemaker’s phone is bound to start ringing. “[Teachers] get anxious,” he said, chuckling. “I’m ... read more about A little bit of everything in schools’ I.T.
“Religious Life” is the kind of topic one would expect Eastern Mennonite University to pick as its 2014 theme for International Education Week. It may surprise some, though, that this ... read more about Week of multi-faith events sparks interfaith dialogue and intercultural awareness
This article was published in the EMU WeatherVane, a student newspaper. The International Food Festival was part of the International Education Week and occurred for the student body and community ... read more about Students Serve Ethnic Foods at International Dinner
Based on the qualities of its visiting scholars, the Center for Interfaith Engagement (CIE) could make a strong claim to be the most diversified place at Eastern Mennonite University during ... read more about Two scholars bring colorful lives, Jewish lens, to conversations at Center for Interfaith Engagement
“He needs me to go with him when he has the drone,” Marie Riehl says, referring to her husband, Daniel. It takes both Riehls to load this drone into their ... read more about Meet the drone-toting Riehls – radicals in their 80s?
The focus on teaching English to non-native speakers in Harrisonburg, Va., began when a ’64 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) was tapped to address the needs of the city’s ... read more about Alumna Was Early Leader in English as a Second Language Education
Fifteen kindergarteners file into Camila Pandolfi’s classroom at Waterman Elementary School in Harrisonburg, Va., and take seats in the illustrated rows they recognize by such names as triángulo, corazón, estrella ... read more about Bilingual Grad Enlivens Elementary Spanish Classes