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Earthkeepers Offer Food and Farming Week April 13-16

The Earthkeepers student club is offering Food and Farming week April 13 through 16. The annual event encourages students to learn about and participate in farming practices and important sustainability issues. 2010 Food and Farming Week activities include ...More

Seminary Class Focuses on ‘Being Green’

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Dining Hall to Go ‘Trayless’ Starting in October

EMU’s dining hall will go “trayless” beginning Wed., Oct. 22, joining hundreds of other colleges across the country eliminating wasted water, energy, food and time. Wednesday is the sixth annual Campus Sustainability Day, sponsored by the Campus Sustainability Network. Top agr ...More

‘See Jesus in Others,’ Campolo Urges

Animated orator Tony Campolo speaks without notes in engaging his audience. Photo by Jim Bishop At age 72, Tony Campolo remains passionate about two things – that people experience a vital relationship with Jesus Christ and that t ...More

EMU ‘Cleaning Green’

EMU has been using green-certified cleansers in housekeeping services since 2005. Green-certified cleansers are biodegradable and less toxic than many traditional cleansers. A year ago, EMU custodial services began testing new hydrogen peroxide-based cleansers, which break down into oxygen and water, but are aggressive enough to deal with problem areas of soap scum and mineral build-up. ...More

President Addresses Global Warming, Creation Care

Matt Frei, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent for the BBC, interviewed President Loren Swartzendruber on creation care from an Anabaptist perspective for a BBC production about Christian response to global warming; the pro ...More