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Students, Faculty Work Together on Cutting-Edge Research

For most majors, EMU offers smaller classes that provide much opportunity for close student-faculty interaction and mentoring. In addition, many majors include opportunities for internships, where students apply classroom learning to “real world” settings. Beyond this, a number of students majoring in the sciences, particularly biology or ...More

EMU to Benefit from Science Foundation Grant

Four area colleges, including EMU, have received a partnership grant of nearly $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to help boost enrollment among science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors. The NSF money will be used to run a summer “get ahead” type program for students who are interested in STEM majors and who need some extra preparation t ...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

Prizes Offered for Crossroads Science Issue Story Ideas

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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

‘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

‘Discovery Room’ Promotes ‘Hands-On’ Learning

Some recent changes at the Suter Science Center at EMU are aimed at heightening educational and entertainment benefits to many area students and families. The Kodiak bear is one of many exhibits that draw in hundreds of area el ...More

Christian Apologist to Give Suter Seminar Talk

Robert C. Newman, professor emeritus of New Testament and Christian Evidences at Biblical Theological Seminary, Hatfield, Pa., will speak on “Belief and Physics: Some Le ...More

Renowned Scientist to Speak on Campus

Dr. Francis Collins, best-selling author and director of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health Dr. Francis Collins, best-selling author of The Language of God, will speak Saturday, Nov. 17, at Eastern Mennonite Unive ...More

Insect Pests is Subject of Science Seminar

Matthew Siderhurst, assistant professor of chemistry at EMU How non-native insects can be introduced into habitats and sometimes become serious pests is the subject of the next Suter Science C ...More