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Virginia Senator honored by Sierra Club in ceremony near EMU’s array of solar panels

A local Republican state senator has received an award from what some may see as an unlikely source. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R-Mount Solon, was awarded a Legislative Leadership Award by the Sierra Club environmental group on Monday at Eastern Mennonite University. The award, along with a book of nature photographs, was presented for Hanger̵ ...More

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EMU sustainability efforts recognized by statewide climate action campaign

A new campaign highlighting steps taken by institutions and local governments across Virginia to cut carbon emissions brought a crowd to Eastern Mennonite University for a panel discussion on the university’s sustainability initiatives. The Virginia Acts on Climate Campaign chose EMU because ...More

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EMU Student Wins “Best Internship on Earth”

While most students were heading home after graduation, Joaquin Sosa was preparing for the “best internship on Earth.” Sosa, a rising senior and digital media and photography major at Eastern Mennonite University, was selected out of 99 applicants to become the outdoor yout ...More