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Earthkeepers sustainability mini-grant competition rewards grassroots innovation on campus

Not all sustainability initiatives come from the top down at Eastern Mennonite University. Earthkeepers’ annual mini-grant competition fosters grass-roots innovation and ingenuity among the entire campus community, says club president ... read more about Earthkeepers sustainability mini-grant competition rewards grassroots innovation on campus

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Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

The traveling history exhibit “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery” is currently open at Eastern Mennonite University’s Campus Center through March 2. The discovery doctrine is a “philosophical and legal framework ... read more about Workshop, chapel and exhibit on ‘Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery’ highlight colonialism and its effects on indigenous peoples

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SALT photojournalist documents MCC and partner projects in Burkina Faso, while teaching photography skills to locals

In ninth grade, a bird’s nest changed the course of James Souder’s life. While playing around with his family’s simple point-and-shoot camera, Souder snapped a photo of a nest in ... read more about SALT photojournalist documents MCC and partner projects in Burkina Faso, while teaching photography skills to locals

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Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

Striking photos taken by an Eastern Mennonite University professor and his students of a rarely seen, endangered salamander supported citizen lobbying that may have influenced a U.S. Forest Service decision ... read more about Photography class photos helped efforts to block Atlantic Coast Pipeline on sensitive sections of national forestland

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Supporting scientists, graduate spends memorable season at frigid McMurdo Station in Antarctica

“Cold, windy and always light…” Eric King says of his temporary home in Antarctica, “as well as beautiful, mysterious, humbling and inspiring.” For King, a 2014 environmental sustainability graduate of ... read more about Supporting scientists, graduate spends memorable season at frigid McMurdo Station in Antarctica

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Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum

If a building could have a motto, Suter Science Center, named after longtime professor Dr. Daniel B. Suter, might have “Science, service, success” as its memorable catchphrase. Since its opening ... read more about Join the ‘Suter West’ campaign: Phase II renovations will host lab spaces, new engineering program and updated museum