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EMU Grad One Of 10 Killed In Afghanistan

Sunday, August 8, 2010


Glen Lapp, an EMU alum (’91) working in Afghanistan, is one of 10 humanitarian medical workers killed in a shooting incident in the northeastern Badakhshan province Thursday, August 5.

New EMU Program Created to Help Prevent Suicide

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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Last October, news of Austin Frazier’s untimely death spread through the Harrisonburg community. In the wake of his suicide, Austin’s parents, Bibb and Dolly Frazier, set up the Austin Frazier Memorial, “a group dedicated to comforting the family and friends of Austin Frazier. And, to help build awareness of the life threatening risk of Bipolar […]

Bike Virginia Comes Through Harrisonburg

Monday, June 28, 2010


The 23rd annual Bike Virginia tour is making its way from Staunton into Harrisonburg today, bringing approximately 2,000 cyclists along with it.

Council Recap: EMU solar plan moves forward

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Harrisonburg City Council approved rezoning that would allow Eastern Mennonite University to go forward with plans to install solar power cells that could provide up to 20 percent of EMU’s power among other actions Tuesday night.

Liberian Organizer to speak at EMU

Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Leymah Gbowee — the Liberian peace activist, “sex strike” organizer, and subject of the film Pray the Devil Back to Hell — will be speaking at EMU this Thursday, about how her Christian faith informs her work of peacebuilding.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.