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
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
Throughout summer 2009 EMU students worked closely with professors on hands-on, extensive research projects on campus and overseas.
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 of ...More
For most majors, EMU offers smaller classes that provide much opportunity for close student-faculty interaction and mentoring.
In addition, many majors include opportunities for internships, where students apply classroom learning to “real world” settings.
Beyond this, a number of students majoring in the sciences, particularly biology or ...More
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