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WEMC unveils new programming, rebrands as region’s home for classical music

Starting on Monday, Aug. 11, Eastern Mennonite University’s radio station will broadcast more classical music on its 91.7 FM frequency. The station, WEMC, will also begin billing itself as “the Shenandoah Valley’s premier source of classical music.” New programming will include weeknight showcases of live recordings by well-known orchestras, ...More

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Tales from the Suter Science Center

Long ago, when the grounds of the Suter Science Center were just a cornfield on the east side of campus, and John Spicher ’58 was a biology major taking science classes in the basement of the old “Ad” building – since burned down and replaced by the Campus Center – some forgotten person procured some chemicals ...More

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Alumni Reunite for “Love of the Game”

Baseball players fill seats, inspire songs, become talking points around the water cooler and, more importantly to a dozen Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) alumni, accumulate statistics. For the past 30 years EMU alumni reunite to banter, share familial updates, and participate in an annual fantasy baseball league, “Shenandoah’s Major Minor League.” “It’s great to see ...More

EMU Staff Relish Weekly Programs on WEMC Radio

They are three men on a mission – seeking to serve up an appetizing smorgasbord of eclectic music that may otherwise not hit the local radio airwaves. John L. Horst, Ted Grimsrud and Jim Bishop produce and host w ...More

Professor/Energy Conservationist Lehman Dies

A retired faculty member who did extensive energy research and conservation projects on campus along with his teaching has died just four days after his sister, another former EMU professor, passed away. Robert C. Lehman, professor of p ...More

Vintage Physics Chart Installed in Science Center

It looks like something out of a Jules Verne novel. John L. Horst, professor emeritus of physics at EMU, recently salvaged from storage a large chart depicting "principles of electromagnetic radiations," dated 1938. Horst taught at EMU from 1967 until retiring in 2004. ...More

EMU Prof Compiles New Albums

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