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    MA in biomedicine: A good thing in a small package, just right for this Californian from a huge state school

    July 20th, 2014

    Kristie Nguyen knew that Eastern Mennonite University would be smaller than the University of California-Los Angeles, where she’d studied as an undergraduate, and figured that life in Harrisonburg, Virginia, would be considerably different from Orange County in Southern California, where she’d grown up. “[But] I didn’t realize how small it was until I got here,” …More

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    One of first to graduate with MA in biomedicine: ‘everything and more’ than expected

    May 21st, 2014

    Two years ago, after earning an undergraduate biology degree from the University of Mary Washington, Qaiser Ahmed was looking for a graduate program that could give him extra preparation before pursuing his ambition to become a dentist. At the same time, Eastern Mennonite University was preparing to launch a new MA in biomedicine program designed …More

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    Hands-On Research Sets EMU Biomedicine Program Apart

    April 17th, 2013

    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 …More

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

    November 12th, 2012

    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 …More

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    Succumbing to EMU’s Magnetism, Once, Twice, Thrice

    October 25th, 2012

    If Joelle Hackney had had her way when she was 18, she would have started college 2,400 miles from Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), at Humboldt State in Arcata, California. But by the summer after her 2001 graduation from Stuart’s Draft High School in Augusta County, Va., Humboldt’s steep tuition and other logistical considerations forced her …More

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