The Eastern Mennonite University student group Earthkeepers has announced the 2019 winners of its annual mini-grants supporting campus sustainability projects. The mini-grants fund sustainable initiatives on campus “that wouldn’t otherwise
... read more about Mini-grant awards support sustainability projects on campus
Globe-trotting environmental sustainability major and Eastern Mennonite University senior Nidhi Vinod has started a Harrisonburg service – collecting compost by bicycle – that embodies the values she has come to
... read more about EMU senior’s Soil Cycles business by cycle collects compost
The Shifting Climates podcast and website – aimed at “rehumanizing the conversation” on climate change by connecting it to topics of faith and justice – has released its first four
... read more about Alumni journalists lift ‘The Shifting Climates’ podcast off to a strong start
Ben Wyse ‘99 isn’t just the cool guy who sets up his mobile bicycle repair shop – Wyse Cycles – in front of Eastern Mennonite University’s Campus Center on most
... read more about Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine names Ben Wyse ‘Best Bike Mechanic’
Just days after the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report detailing the anticipated impacts of global warming, Jim Shultz visited Eastern Mennonite University with a very
... read more about Convo speaker Jim Shultz to EMU students about climate change’s planetary crisis: ‘You are the chosen people’
James Madison University, Eastern Mennonite University and Bridgewater College are also committed to providing local options to students in their dining facilities as well as maintaining small campus gardens that produce food for the schools.
... read more about Local Valley food economy flourishes from Hburg Citizen
A year-long student-initiated effort at Eastern Mennonite University became a physical reality in a matter of days last week and will increase the university’s solar energy capacity by 65 percent.
... read more about Student initiative to ‘leave our mark’ culminates in ‘solar barn raising’ at EMU
Leigh-Anne Krometis, associate professor in biological systems engineering at Virginia Tech., will present a Suter Science Seminar at Eastern Mennonite University Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. Krometis will discuss
... read more about Water and sanitation challenges in Appalachia the subject of Wednesday’s Suter Science Seminar
Senior mathematics and engineering major Ben Zook is giving back to EMU through his senior honors capstone project, a new sustainable concessions stand for the university’s turf field.
... read more about Engineering student builds sustainable concession stand for honors capstone project from Central Christian School