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EMU Alum Leymah Gbowee on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Video: EMU Alum Leymah Gbowee on The Daily Show

By Sheldon C. Good, Mennonite Weekly Review Jon Stewart interviewed Leymah Gbowee of Liberia on The Daily Show on Nov. 14. The two-part video is available below. Gbowee is one of three women jointly ...More

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Humility Links Nobel Winner and Alum Who Was Killed

Being humble in the face of adversity and joy intertwined two alumni honored for their devotion to peace and relief of suffering on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). “From the moment I was announced as one of the core recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, every night and morning I say my prayers [and] I ask, ‘Lord, keep me humble,’” said ...More

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Nobel Prize Winner Connected to Peace-Church Tradition

One of the three women receiving the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, Leymah Gbowee, is closely connected with the “peace-church tradition” of the Mennonites. Gbowee, who shares the prize with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and ...More

Middle East Peacebuilder to Visit EMU/JMU

Elias Chacour, renowned Christian-Palestinian-Israeli ambassador for peace Elias Chacour, a renowned Christian-Palestinian-Israeli ambassador for peace, will make a visit to Eastern ...More

EMU Trainees Nominated for Nobel Prize

A Nepalese Buddhist who has received trauma training at Eastern Mennonite University was among 1,000 women nominated to win as a group the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize. Stella Tamang Stella Tamang of Nepal completed a five-day workshop ...More