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‘Why EMU is a Christian university like no other’

Senior Blake Rogers spoke the following words regarding his scholarly and personal transformation at a donor appreciation banquet on Oct. 11, 2013. He is a 2010 graduate of Turner Ashby High School and native of Hinton, Va. Tonight, I want to reinforce that EMU is truly a Christian University like no other. Three and a half years ago, I was poised with making a life-altering dec ...More

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Osteopathic medical school in Blacksburg, Va., ‘perfect fit’ for EMU grads

Since elementary school she had wanted to be a doctor, but Margaret “Maggie” Parker didn’t know that that dream would merge with a later dream – marrying a good man – during her academic journey through Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) and on to the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM), linked to Virginia Tech University. Mag ...More

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EMU Plans $7 Million Science Center Upgrade

Eastern Mennonite University is seeking to raise about $2 million to complete a $7 million renovation to the university’s Suter Science Center. Kirk Shisler, EMU’s vice president for advancement, said that while the 45-year-old building has undergone various upgrades over the y ...More

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Fresh Plans Unveiled for Modernizing the Suter Science Center

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) unveiled updated plans on March 25, 2013, for renovating its Suter Science Center, a storied facility named after a beloved and widely respected professor, Dr. Daniel B. Suter (1920-2006). The plans incorporate the latest in technology and safety standards. Referring to th ...More

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Dr. Chris Taylor Explores Advances in Treating Aneurysms

The science of treating brain aneurysms, a key component of neurosurgery, has developed in the last 70 years, says Chris Taylor ’91, a neurosurgeon on the medical school faculty of the University of New Mexico. Attempts to treat aneurysms before 1937 often led to the patient’s death, Taylor explained in a lecture at the Suter Science Center of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) durin ...More

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‘Gasland’ Showing at EMU

“Hydrofracking” – the term has a harsh sound to it, and according to a highly-acclaimed film documentary, what it entails is having harsh consequences for many communities. Gasland, the Academy Award-nominated film by Josh Fox, will be shown 7 p.m. Friday, Apr. 8, in the Suter Science Center Auditorium. An ab ...More

Planetarium Featuring Prominent Celestial Objects

John L. Horst, acting director of the M.T. Brackbill Planetarium, prepares the Spitz projector for the January public program. Photo by Jim Bishop ...More

Planetarium Show Spotlights Venus, Mars

Look, up in the air, it’s a bird, it’s a plane! No, it’s a planet – in fact, two celestial bodies currently shining brightly in the night sky. Earth’s next-door planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, are th ...More