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Unprecedented Conference on ‘Attachment’ Coming to EMU

What are healthy attachments, why do we need them, and how can we form them? In answering these questions, we can discover how to be fully human. So say the organizers of an “attachment conference” to be led by experts from across North America gathering at EMU in the spring of 2011. Conference is first of its kind ...More

Students Present Ant Research at National Conference

By Christine Bottles, Weather Vane student newspaper While most EMU students were relaxing their first weekend of spring break, junior Elisa Troyer and senior Nathan Derstine were talking about bugs- fire ants, to be specific. ...More

Student Composting Initiative: Biodegradeable Waste to Organic Produce

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‘Global warming’ topic of Nov. 9-10 science events

Rev. Lusama Tafue “Ankle Deep in Reality Tour: Christ, Compassion and Climate, A Call for JUSTpower,” a speaking tour on the issue of climate change and global warming is coming to campus Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 9-10. Rev. Lusama Tafue, from the isla ...More

Development worker opens science seminar series Sept. 14

Jim Bowman of Harrisonburg, a former Mennonite Central Committee representative in Kenya, will speak at the first Suter Science Seminar of the fall semester 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in room 104 of the Suter Science Center at EMU. Bowman’s presentation, “Sand Dams: Bringing Water and Life to Communities in Arid Regions,” grew out of his involvement in community developme ...More

Student-professor research focuses on quality of life the world over

Throughout summer 2009 EMU students worked closely with professors on hands-on, extensive research projects on campus and overseas. Read more… ...More

Senior takes challenges in stride

Holmes pushes limits in life, school, sports By J.R. Williams, Northern Virginia Daily Clarke County High School senior athlete Sophia Holmes, 18, of Berryville, looks forward to attending EMU this fall to pursue a biology major and play basketball and run track. (Photo by ...More

New peacebuilding, development and sustainability majors begin in fall 2010

EMU now offers two new majors that uniquely combine concern for the earth and God’s people with practical skill training. “Peacebuilding and development” and “environmental sustainability” will offer students hands-on opportunities to prepare to be agents of change in their local communities and around the world, motivated by their commitment to Christ. ...More

Campus garden provides teaching tools and produce

An expanding campus garden at EMU will soon, for a second season, provide fresh, organic and local food for the cafeteria while giving students a practical exercise in sustainability. The garden includes a plot between Brunk House and Martin House on campus and an area across the street at the corner of Mt. Clinton Pike and College Avenue. The garden is being expanded both in square ...More

Biology and chemistry students to report research findings

Nine EMU biology and chemistry majors will present findings from their research projects at the final Suter Science Seminar of the school year, 4 p.m. Friday, Apr. 17, in room 104 of the Suter Science Center. The projects to be discussed are: “electrophysiology of lutamate receptors,” Dr. Gre ...More