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    Amish Dairy Farmer, Author, Pulls In Crowd

    February 10th, 2012

    Courtesy Daily News Record, Feb. 10, 2012 Ohio dairy farmer David Kline’s first trip to the Shenandoah Valley came with a surprise — it’s not flat amid the mountains. “You have rolling hills,” he said. “I like roll to the land.” What’s more surprising is how many people heard Kline say that. A crowd of …More

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    Alumnus a Champion for Mental Health Care

    January 27th, 2012

    This article appears in Crossroads magazine, fall 2011 supplement When the state of Georgia needed someone to rescue its troubled system for mentally ill and disabled individuals, it hired Frank Shelp ’80. In May 2009, Georgia named Shelp to be its first-ever commissioner of its newly formed Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, charged …More

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    Life’s a Swamp

    January 20th, 2012

    For 2008 Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) alum Adam Brown, his working environment is not a day at the beach or a walk in the park, it’s a swamp. Brown, a native plant corps project leader at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, is charged with the task of working on the restoration of the Cowles Bog …More

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    Not Wasting an Opportunity

    January 6th, 2012

    From garden, to fork and back into the ground, new campus initiatives including raspberry bushes and compost bins will dot the Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) landscape thanks to initiatives submitted by faculty, staff and students. Katie Jantzen, co-leader of Earthkeepers, said the overall goal of the mini-grants was to encourage the campus community to think …More

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    Teacher Awarded for Creative Web Use

    December 5th, 2011

    Jennie Carr, a master in education student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and fourth-grade teacher at Elkton Elementary School, was chosen as one of two recipients of the 2011 Virginia “Thinkfinity” Teacher of the Year award. Carr joins Mary Johnson, a first-grade teacher at Clark Elementary School in Charlottesville, in sharing the award. “Jennie is …More

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