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Breast Cancer Research is Science Seminar Topic

Breast cancer will afflict one of every eight American women in her lifetime. A pharmacologist doing cutting-edge research on separating normal and cancer cells will discuss her work in this area at the second Suter Science Seminar of fall semester. ...More

Science Seminars Open with Focus on Environmental Issues

The first Suter Science Seminar of the fall semester will feature a presentation on the environmental impact of agricultural fertilizer runoff and possible ways to address the issue. Rory O. Maguire, Ph.D. Rory O. Maguire will spea ...More

Vintage Physics Chart Installed in Science Center

It looks like something out of a Jules Verne novel. John L. Horst, professor emeritus of physics at EMU, recently salvaged from storage a large chart depicting "principles of electromagnetic radiations," dated 1938. Horst taught at EMU from 1967 until retiring in 2004. ...More

Suter Science Seminar to Probe Sleep Disorders

Dr. Evan Wenger, director of the Augusta Medical Center Sleep Disorders Laboratory, will speak at the next Suter Science Seminar on April 4. What some people would give for a good night’s sleep. The importance of sleep, and how sleep disorders a ...More

‘Safer Water’ is Topic for Science Seminar

Dr. Doug Graber Neufeld in Cambodia. Southeast Asia, and specifically the war-scarred country of Cambodia, is the focus of the next Suter Science Seminar at EMU. Dougla ...More

Professor to Detail ‘Evolutionary Creation’ in Talk

Denis O. Lamoureux, assistant professor of science and religion at St. Joseph’s College at the University of Alberta, Canada The next Suter Science Seminar will take a second look at the creation-evolution debate and offer a pe ...More

‘Do No Harm’ With Renovated Science Center

Create a building that will "do no harm." That was the mandate that EMU administration and Troyer Group architects heard from participants at a Jan.22 forum of some 200 staff, faculty, students, community members, and alumni at EMU. EMU hosted the event to gather ideas and foster a sense of ownership in plans to renovate the e ...More

Science Seminar: A Model for Conservation Efforts from a Kenyan Nature Reserve

An Eastern Mennonite University faculty member will present a model for conservation efforts from a Kenyan nature reserve at the next Suter Science Seminar. ...More

Science Seminar to Examine Farming Practices

Dr. Darla Schumm, assistant professor of religious studies at Hollins University The next Suter Science Seminar at EMU will focus on one Mennonite group’s farming practices as an alternate response to the current ecological crises. ...More

‘Sustainability’ Forum for Science Center Set for Jan. 22

How “green” should EMU be? That’s the question EMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests will tackle at a forum Jan. 22, beginning at 8:45 a.m. in the Suter Science Center that is open to the community. Read more about the event… The university is hosting the morning-long event to foster ...More