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Students Doing Rigorous Research

Two undergraduate students are getting intensive, practical experience in molecular biological research this summer at Eastern Mennonite University with the help of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. Margaret Parker, a rising senior biology/pre-med major at EMU, and Obi Onuoha, a rising junior biology/allied health major from Virginia Union University in Richmond, are spending ...More

Senior Does Hands-On Research

Using a Nikon Eclipse E200 photomicroscope, Rebecca Drooger examines a stained histological sample from the anterior prostate of a mouse.Photos by Matt Styer Doing research ...More

EMU to Explore New Science Facility

Campus facilities were in the spotlight at the quarterly meeting of the EMU board of trustees Friday and Saturday, Mar. 23-24. The 16-member governing body authorized the administration to proceed with planning and fundraising for the construction of new laboratory space and upgrade of EMU ...More

EMU Joins Other Local Colleges on NSF Research

Eastern Mennonite University will participate with two other local schools – James Madison University and Bridgewater College – in a summer research project, thanks to a special grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) grant will provide funding for 12 students to do intensive research in molecular biology to addres ...More

Speaker to Examine Stem Cell Research

A leading authority on medical ethics and stem cell research will give two presentations at Eastern Mennonite University. Gilbert Meilaender, a philosopher and teacher at Valparaiso (Ind.) University, will lead a science and ...More

EMU Announces New Faculty

Eastern Mennonite University will have nine new undergraduate teaching faculty members when the fall semester opens Aug. 30, 2006. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Marie S. Morris, vice president and undergraduate academic dean, are: ...More

New Book Explores Bioethics ‘Through Anabaptist Eyes’

Cascadia Publishing House, Telford, Pa., has released a new book growing out of a major conference on bioethics h ...More

EMU Forms Science and Religion Society

Those who seek to plow straight rows and grow healthy crops in the fields of science and religion often encounter many rocks and other obstacles in their path. A group of EMU faculty from a cross-section of departments are seeking to improve growing conditions ...More

Tribute to Gary Stucky

Gary L. Stucky Gary L. Stucky, 63, of N. Newton, Kan., died the evening of Jan. 30, 2005, after an extended illness. Dr. Stucky taught chemistry at EMU from 1972 to 1993. He also attended Ea ...More

Speaker to Address Environmental Issues

Richard Wright Richard Wright, professor emeritus of biology at Gordon College, Wenham, Mass., will speak on an environmental theme at the second Sute ...More