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Campus Dorm Renovations Progress

By Kate Elizabeth Queram, Daily News-Record A $6 million residence hall renovation project is under way at Eastern Mennonite University. Environmental upgrades to both Elmwood and Maplewood dorms will moder ...More

Cedarwood residence hall nearing completion

EMU’s new environmentally friendly residence hall Cedarwood is nearing completion. The facility will meet basic LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification standards at a minimum. About 85% of construction waste from the building site is being recycled. Read more… ...More

New Cedarwood Dorm to use solar energy

EMU and Altadena Energy & Solar are cooperating on a solar hot water system for EMU’s new Cedarwood residence hall, scheduled to open in August, 2009. Read more… ...More

New, LEED-Certified Residence Hall Underway

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Last Chance to Visit Oakwood Announced

share your memories Following in the steps of Joshua and his followers of Old Testament days ...More

Trustees Approve Building Plans, Academic Changes

The walls will soon come tumblin’ down. Oakwood residence hall at EMU, beloved by many alumni as an enclave for male pranksters, located on the quad adjacent to Maplewood and Elmwood residences, will be demolished late August. A new 120-room residence hall will replace Oakwood with a projected budget of $6 million. The EMU board of trustees approved the building plans as ...More

‘Animal House’ Demise At Hand

39-Year-Old EMU Dorm’s Residents Known For Hijinks By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record For nearly four decades, the enclave for male pranksters living in EMU’s Oakwood dorm earned the nickname “the animal house.” They stayed up late. They made noise. “They were a little harder on the furniture,” facilities personnel said. ...More