The world is running out of petroleum. A dwindling supply of petroleum is troubling not only to automobile, plastic, and energy users, but also to organic chemists who heavily depend on components distilled from petroleum to fuel their chemical reactions.
Researchers, including Eastern Mennonite University junior Charles Good, are beginning to address this problem in a new field called â ...More
Senior Kara Lofton ponders the university’s Common Read program, now in Year 2, after reading the assigned book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.
Iâ€™m big on reading books (no TV at home when growing up) and consider myself decently informed about the university that Iâ€™ll be getting a degree from in December, but I had never heard of the Common ...More
A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will help feed an organic blueberry revolution in the Shenandoah Valley.
“Sustaining Organic Blueberry Production: Analysis of Practices and Assessing Outcomes,” a research projected directed by Roman Miller, PhD, professor of ...More
Baking bread, canning food, creation care, and growing your own food in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way are some of the topics to be covered during the annual Food and Farming Week, Oct. 3-7, at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU).
Sponsored by the Earthkeepers student club, the event encourages students t ...More
Students may grow cafeteria produce on a campus farm.
Jews, Muslims and Christians may nurture interfaith understanding via an Abrahamic traditions studies center.
These proposals come from a smorgasbord of about 30 submitted by EMU students, faculty, staff and friends at the invitation of an ad-hoc "Micah Think Tank." Each of these visions, unveiled at a March 23-24 ...More