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Student-Professor Research Collaboration Spans Years

Nate Derstine ‘10 biology graduate, conducted research during two and a half years of college with Dr. Roman Miller, professor of biology. His goal was to determine the effects of Genestein – a phytoestrogen compound found in soy – on male reproductive development in mice. Der ...More

Smithsonian Staffer to Speak at Science Seminar

A leading scientist recognized as pioneer in the study of land ecosystems and their fossil record through geological time will present the next Suter Science Seminar lecture. Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Ph.D. Anna K. Behre ...More

Science Seminar Examines ‘Fetal Alcohol Syndrome’

When women drink during pregnancy, they not only affect their health, but they put their unborn child at risk of having a wide range of physical, cognitive and behavioral difficulties due to the prenatal exposure to alcohol. Daniel Dubovsky, MSW, LSW ...More

EMU Makes Alliance With Medical Program

Dr. Roman J. Miller, professor of biology and EMU pre-medical advisor EMU has signed an articulation agreement with the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) in Blacksburg, Va., which will guarantee acceptance of up to 10 EMU qua ...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

Science Seminar Examines ‘Plant Stress’

Do plants experience stress? And if so, how does it affect them? Does it matter to us humans? EMU chemistry professor Dr. Stephen Cessna will share his research in this field at the next Suter Science Seminar, when he’ll speak on the topic, "On the Suffering o ...More

Science Seminar Examines Health Care Decisions

Advances in medical technology, from antibiotics and chemotherapy to dialysis and ventilators, have changed not just how we live, but, often, how we die. Providers and patients confront decisions that never existed before. Mimi Mahon, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Mimi ...More

Top Agriculturalist John Jeavons to Speak at Science Seminar

A leading spokesperson for sustainable agricultural systems will address the next Suter Science Seminar. John Jeavons John Jeavons, Willits, Calif., will speak on “Food and Our Future: Hope and Solutions through Biointensive Farming” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. ...More

EMU to Benefit from Science Foundation Grant

Four area colleges, including EMU, have received a partnership grant of nearly $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to help boost enrollment among science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors. The NSF money will be used to run a summer “get ahead” type program for students who are interested in STEM majors and who need some extra preparation t ...More

Breast Cancer Research is Science Seminar Topic

Breast cancer will afflict one of every eight American women in her lifetime. A pharmacologist doing cutting-edge research on separating normal and cancer cells will discuss her work in this area at the second Suter Science Seminar of fall semester. ...More