Engineering ethics expert brings questions about communication, authority and civic responsibility to Flint crisis

Yanna Lambrinidou wants to teach today’s engineers-in-training how to listen to their clients and extended communities. To that end, the professor in Virginia Tech’s Department of Science and Technology has ... read more about Engineering ethics expert brings questions about communication, authority and civic responsibility to Flint crisis

Four students gain research experience with National Science Foundation-funded ‘REU’ summer placements

From Virginia to Hungary, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Delaware — four Eastern Mennonite University students were accepted into the National Science Foundation’s highly competitive Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program. Seniors ... read more about Four students gain research experience with National Science Foundation-funded ‘REU’ summer placements

A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

Holding his 19-month-old grandson, Ray Martin told the audience gathered at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Thursday afternoon why he had made a generous donation to study and combat the issues ... read more about A catalyst for stewardship, Ray Martin helps EMU and partners to launch the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions

Groundbreaking research shows sustainably produced foods are a big factor in maintaining EMU’s low nitrogen footprint

Thanks to an alumna scientist, Eastern Mennonite University was among the first schools involved in groundbreaking work that is raising awareness about institutional nitrogen footprints. Laura Cattell Noll ’09, a ... read more about Groundbreaking research shows sustainably produced foods are a big factor in maintaining EMU’s low nitrogen footprint

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