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Dr. Greta Ann Herin describes lung respiration capacities

Science, technology, engineering and math students get boost from summer session

HARRISONBURG, VA. – The feeding patterns of indigenous clams, human respiration, measurements and robotics were just some of the topics covered during the 2011 Summer Bridge Program at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). “We try to expose students to the core majors we provide and let them experience what each has to offer,” said Roman Miller, PhD, EMU professor of biol ...More

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Dentist-Alum Honored at MCV

Dr. Debra (Boese) Horst, a 2007 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), received the highest honor a dental student can achieve at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) of Virginia Commonwealth University upon graduating in May 2011. Dr. Horst was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), a society that was “established to promote and recognize scholarship and character among stu ...More

EMU science campaign members at Harvard

Harvard Hosts EMU Funding Strategy Meetings for New Science Facility

BOSTON — Harvard Medical School provided the backdrop for a historic gathering intended to generate lead funding strategies for Eastern Mennonite University’s $30 million capital campaign to create new science labs and to renovate the existing Suter Science Center. Some 35 science commissioners, ...More

EMU Alum Randy Longenecker, MD

EMU Alum Physician Focuses on Rural Medical Education in Ohio

Randall L. (Randy) Longenecker, M.D., of Bellefontaine, Ohio, leans forward, his pulse and his voice quickening as he talks about an issue close to his heart: providing top-notch medical care to America’s rural population. Dr. Longenecker, a 1975 EMU graduate, has a long-standing passion to encourage recent medical school graduates to focus their energies on underserved areas ...More

EMU Biology Professor Douglas Graber-Neufeld during a science class.

STEM Majors To Present Research During Dec. 10 Suter Science Seminar

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors are an active community of learners on our campus. Seen a student in a Royals blue STEM sweatshirt lately? Ask what he or she is working on – you’ll be surprised by the meaningful and high-tech research STEM students are completing side-by-side with profs who are experts in their fields. Come hear these STE ...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

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

Science Seminar Examines Health Care Decisions

Advances in medical technology, from antibiotics and chemotherapy to dialysis and ventilators, have changed not just how we live, but, often, how we die. Providers and patients confront decisions that never existed before. Mimi Mahon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Mimi ...More

Science Seminar: Sam Showalter

Alcohol addiction can make men somewhat effeminate, says Dr. Sam Showalter in kick-off Suter Science talk

Visit: Disease of alcoholism responds to proper treatment, says Dr. Sam Showalter in kick-off Suter Science talk ...More

Sharing the Care of Patients and Kids

EMU alumni Lois and Steve Alderfer (Photo courtesy of The Virginia Legacy, University of Virginia School of Nursing) Lois and Steve Alderfer are accustomed to sharing. As students at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, ...More