Alcoholism is not just a bad habit, weakness, or sin, but a disease with distinct physical symptoms, said local physician Sam Showalter ’65 in the kick-off talk for the 2014-15 Suter Science Seminar series.
Showalter was a medical director of an inpatient facility in the 1980s that detoxed and educated more than 1,000 people addicted t ...More
Raised on a family farm five miles west of what was then Eastern Mennonite College. Attended Rosedale Bible Institute for a year. Entered EMC to do pre-med. Went to Japan for his junior year. Returned and switched to history.
And ended up spending almost all of his professional life at the helm of re ...More
Posted with permission from Daily News Record, Sept. 13, 2011
HARRISONBURG – When Matt Lohr, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, decided to open a corn maze on Lohrs Farm, his grandfather didn’t think the business move would pan out. “ ...More
Jim Bowman of Harrisonburg, a former Mennonite Central Committee representative in Kenya, will speak at the first Suter Science Seminar of the fall semester 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, in room 104 of the Suter Science Center at EMU.
Bowman’s presentation, "Sand Dams: Bringing Water and Life to Communities in Arid Regions," grew out of his involvement in community developme ...More
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
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
A leading spokesperson for sustainable agricultural systems will address the next Suter Science Seminar.
John Jeavons, Willits, Calif., will speak on “Food and Our Future: Hope and Solutions through Biointensive Farming” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. ...More
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.
The first Suter Science Seminar of the fall semester will feature a presentation on the environmental impact of agricultural fertilizer runoff and possible ways to address the issue.
Rory O. Maguire, Ph.D.
Rory O. Maguire will ...More