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Meadow creates natural beauty and saves money

By Wilson Roth, The Weather Vane student newspaper In early fall of 2008, the mowers were silenced, the grass began to grow longer and preparations began. Did Physical Plant forget about mowing the North side of EMU’s hill? On the other hand, perhaps, there was too much work to be done and ...More

Faith-Ecological Integrity is Seminar Topic

Christian communities around the world have begun to respond to environmental problems, but often struggle to explain how ecological integrity matters for Christian faith. Willis Jenkins, assistant professor of social ethics at Yale Divinity School Willis Jenki ...More

Prof Bikes, Walks or Takes the Bus

Nancy R. Heisey is being taken for a ride, but she’s not objecting. Dr. Heisey, chair of the Bible and religion department, is "trying to do my responsible part" in caring for the environment by leaving her car at her home on Lee Avenue in Harrisonburg and getting to campus by other means. ...More

‘Sustainability’ Forum for Science Center Set for Jan. 22

How “green” should EMU be? That’s the question EMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests will tackle at a forum Jan. 22, beginning at 8:45 a.m. in the Suter Science Center that is open to the community. Read more about the event… The university is hosting the morning-long event to foster ...More

‘See Jesus in Others,’ Campolo Urges

Animated orator Tony Campolo speaks without notes in engaging his audience. Photo by Jim Bishop At age 72, Tony Campolo remains passionate about two things – that people experience a vital relationship with Jesus Christ and that t ...More

President Addresses Global Warming, Creation Care

Matt Frei, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent for the BBC, interviewed President Loren Swartzendruber on creation care from an Anabaptist perspective for a BBC production about Christian response to global warming; the pro ...More