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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

EMU Grad to Present at Science Seminar

Kenton Swartz, a senior member of the molecular physiology and biophysics section at National Institutes of Health A research scientist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., will discuss the ways that voltage sensors and electrical signaling happen ...More

Smithsonian Staffer to Speak at Science Seminar

A leading scientist recognized as pioneer in the study of land ecosystems and their fossil record through geological time will present the next Suter Science Seminar lecture. Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Ph.D. Anna K. Behre ...More

Professor/Energy Conservationist Lehman Dies

A retired faculty member who did extensive energy research and conservation projects on campus along with his teaching has died just four days after his sister, another former EMU professor, passed away. Robert C. Lehman, professor of p ...More

Science Seminar Examines ‘Fetal Alcohol Syndrome’

When women drink during pregnancy, they not only affect their health, but they put their unborn child at risk of having a wide range of physical, cognitive and behavioral difficulties due to the prenatal exposure to alcohol. Daniel Dubovsky, MSW, LSW ...More

Marketer Turned Conservationist to Speak at Science Seminar

Joe Johnston The speaker for the first Suter Science Seminar of the second (spring) semester will respond to some of the very environmental problems he once helped create. Joe Johnston of Nashville, Tenn., who led the group that invent ...More

EMU Makes Alliance With Medical Program

Dr. Roman J. Miller, professor of biology and EMU pre-medical advisor EMU has signed an articulation agreement with the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in Blacksburg, Va., which will guarantee acceptance of up to 10 EMU qua ...More