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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

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. Behrensmey ...More