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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

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Student research on hypertension, caffeinated athletes and radio-tracked beetles rewarded at annual STEM symposium

Kaylee Ferguson, a junior biology major, and Jared Fernandez, a second year master’s in biomedicine graduate student, took top honors at Eastern Mennonite University’s Annual STEM Student Research Symposium. Their ... read more about Student research on hypertension, caffeinated athletes and radio-tracked beetles rewarded at annual STEM symposium

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Harrisonburg native and biology professor to talk about research with tuatara, a rare New Zealand reptile

Harrisonburg native and biology professor Kristine Grayson comes to Eastern Mennonite University to present a Suter Science Seminar on a common problem for the conservation and management of endangered populations. ... read more about Harrisonburg native and biology professor to talk about research with tuatara, a rare New Zealand reptile

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When the Ebola outbreak limited travel, this environmental sustainability major made new internship plans

Sometimes, the best-made plans fall apart. That’s what happened last summer to senior Gee M. Paegar, Jr., currently in his last semester of environmental sustainability and history studies at Eastern ... read more about When the Ebola outbreak limited travel, this environmental sustainability major made new internship plans

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Environmental educator Blake Rogers helps residents learn and practice stewardship of Shenandoah Valley resources

Blake Rogers has been involved with the Shenandoah Valley Soil and Water Conservation District (SVSWCD) since his days representing Turner Ashby High School in Envirothon, an academic contest focused on ... read more about Environmental educator Blake Rogers helps residents learn and practice stewardship of Shenandoah Valley resources

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Author Todd Wynward shares a wild way of discipleship, more ‘earth-honoring, empire-resisting, despair-erasing’

Wilderness lovers, sustainability advocates, farmers, writers, educators and seminarians – Todd Wynward’s message, shared during a series of events from Oct. 1-7 at Eastern Mennonite University, will appeal to anyone ... read more about Author Todd Wynward shares a wild way of discipleship, more ‘earth-honoring, empire-resisting, despair-erasing’