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STAR e-Book Chronicles Trauma Healing Program

The tragedies of 9/11 sparked the development of a unique approach to trauma-healing at Eastern Mennonite University—an acclaimed series of trainings called Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR), refined with the help of thousands of participants in the United States and internationally. The inspiring story of how STAR emerged in late 2001 to support traumatized religio ...More

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EMU Plans 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Commemoration

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) community will pause and reflect this week, along with the rest of the world, on the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001. Sept. 11 brought devastating loss to thousands of people in New York City, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and around the world. It changed our worldview from “before 9/11” to “aft ...More

Speaker Moves from Fear to Hope in Sept. 11 Speech

A tall candle flickered on the podium, the word "hope" attached to the base. It seemed an appropriate symbol for the day, Sept. 11, 2006, exactly five years after terrorists’ attacks on U.S. soil. "Hope" was also the theme of the public presentation held that evening in Lehman Auditorium at Eastern Mennonite University that explored ways people respo ...More

Renowned Trauma Expert to Speak

September 11. Say no more, and horrific images of that day five years ago immediately spring to mind. How do people process such violent acts, whether victims themselves or onlookers from a distance? Kaethe Weingarten, a renowned trauma expert, psychologist and Harvard Medical School faculty member, will give several presentations on the theme, “A Compassionate Response ...More

STAR NYC Commemorates 9/11 in Sept. 10 Remembrance:

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Seminary Faculty Invites Colleagues to STAR Seminar

Seminary faculty and the staff of STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) has invited university faculty to join them in a Mini-STAR workshop on March 4 and 18, 2005. Carolyn Yo ...More