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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

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

Alumni Award Recipient to Speak at Homecoming

Dr. Ingida Asfaw, EMU’s 2007 “alumnus of the year,” will speak at the next Suter Science Seminar during the school’s homecoming and family weekend. Dr. Ingida Asfaw, EMU’s 2007 ...More

Check out the 2007-08 Suter Science Seminars

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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