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Archive for July 2019

Rising Junior Enjoys Summer Intern Experience in JMU Lab

Rahel Lema ’21 is getting hands-on university experience as an intern this summer in the lab of Kevin L. Caran, PhD, professor in department of chemistry and biochemistry at James Madison University. She has worked primarily with rising JMU junior Emma Putnam. “I’ve learned so much!” she reports enthusiastically. That includes various techniques, the fundamentals…

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Q&A with Climate Change Podcast Host, Michaela Mast ’13

Shifting Climates, a podcast produced by Michaela Mast ’13 and colleagues, launched its second season earlier this month featuring interviews gathered from New Haven, Connecticut, to Flagstaff, Arizona, including among Native American elders. The podcast, which Michaela produces along with Harrison Horst and Sarah Longenecker, aims to “re-humanize the conversation” on climate change by talking…

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Alumni Among Experts on Discovery Trip

Eastern Mennonite High School alumni were among the experts that Discovery 2019 participants heard from across the United States this past June as they traveled by motor coach to explore land, water, immigration, First Nations and other issues. Erin Hostetler ‘16 met up with the group in San Francisco where she is studying this summer…

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Discovery Trip is 9th and Last for Barry Darr

Barry Darr safely delivered a group of Eastern Mennonite High School students, teachers and chaperones to Harrisonburg this past Saturday after covering more than 8,000 miles on a month-long cross-country learning trip. It was his ninth and last trip with the school group. Darr — who has worked with Schrock Travel out of Winchester, Virginia,…

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