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Liberian Med Student Honored in Africa

Samfee Kamayanoh Doe ’11 has been selected as one of 28 Milead Fellows from among 2,120 candidates from 44 countries. For this highly prestigious award conferred on African women, Doe was chosen as the sole representative of Liberia, her home country. She is the daughter of Felicia Politee and Sam Gbaydee Doe. Her father, emp ...More

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Hands-On Research Sets EMU Biomedicine Program Apart

Finding a master’s program that gave him the best possibility to get into medical school and specialize as a neurologist or pediatrician led Ghassan Mohsin from the shores of Lake Erie to the mountains of Virginia. Mohsin, a 2012 graduate of the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, is a current Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) ...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

Cadaver dissection gives EMU pre-med and biology students big advantages in medical school

EMU’s Cadaver Dissection Gives Pre-Med Students Big Advantage

After some preliminary classroom lectures and PowerPoints, it was time for Jason Hostetter ’07 and a handful of other upper-level EMU biology students to get down to business in a laboratory in the bottom floor of the science center. Studying human anatomy with colorful charts is one thing. Using a scalpel and an actual, recently living person is an entirely dif ...More

Dr. Greta Ann Herin describes lung respiration capacities

Science, technology, engineering and math students get boost from summer session

HARRISONBURG, VA. – The feeding patterns of indigenous clams, human respiration, measurements and robotics were just some of the topics covered during the 2011 Summer Bridge Program at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). “We try to expose students to the core majors we provide and let them experience what each has to offer,” said Roman Miller, PhD, EMU professor of biol ...More

Students Doing Rigorous Research

Two undergraduate students are getting intensive, practical experience in molecular biological research this summer at Eastern Mennonite University with the help of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. Margaret Parker, a rising senior biology/pre-med major at EMU, and Obi Onuoha, a rising junior biology/allied health major from Virginia Union University in Richmond, are spending ...More

EMU Joins Other Local Colleges on NSF Research

Eastern Mennonite University will participate with two other local schools – James Madison University and Bridgewater College – in a summer research project, thanks to a special grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) grant will provide funding for 12 students to do intensive research in molecular biology to addres ...More

EMU Announces New Faculty

Eastern Mennonite University will have nine new undergraduate teaching faculty members when the fall semester opens Aug. 30, 2006. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Marie S. Morris, vice president and undergraduate academic dean, are: ...More