Eastern Michigan University http://wemu.org en EMU Holds Teacher Job Fair in Ypsilanti Today http://wemu.org/post/emu-holds-teacher-job-fair-ypsilanti-today <div>Eastern Michigan University is hosting what it's billing as one of the state's largest job fairs for teachers.&nbsp;</div><div> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:27:35 +0000 Associated Press 44114 at http://wemu.org EMU Holds Teacher Job Fair in Ypsilanti Today Trial Date Set For Demarius Reed Murder http://wemu.org/post/trial-date-set-demarius-reed-murder <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>ANN ARBOR&nbsp;— Two Detroit men are expected to stand trial in June on murder charges in the robbery and fatal shooting of an Eastern Michigan University football player.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:45:25 +0000 Associated Press 43416 at http://wemu.org Trial Date Set For Demarius Reed Murder EMU's Mock Trial Students Beat Out 25 Teams In Regional Competition http://wemu.org/post/emus-mock-trial-students-beat-out-25-teams-regional-competition <h4><em><strong>Team of Monea and Cole to advance to national championship in January</strong></em></h4><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>See the EMU press release below:</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:12:48 +0000 David Fair 38557 at http://wemu.org EMU's Mock Trial Students Beat Out 25 Teams In Regional Competition EMU March For Peace, Vigil for Demarius Reed http://wemu.org/post/emu-march-peace-vigil-demarius-reed <p>Eastern Michigan University students and others remembered 20 year old student athlete Demarius Reed with a march, rally, and candlelight vigil.&nbsp; Among those participating were Reed's mother and the family of Julia Niswender who was killed less than a year ago.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 03:56:44 +0000 Andrew Cluley 36804 at http://wemu.org EMU March For Peace, Vigil for Demarius Reed Collaboration to Increase Police Patrols After EMU Football Player's Death http://wemu.org/post/collaboration-increase-police-patrols-after-emu-football-players-death <p>Eastern Michigan University and area police agencies will immediately begin collaborating on patrols of the LeForge Road area north of EMU's campus.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>One week after the death of 20 year-old Demarius Reed, an Eastern Michigan University student athlete found dead in the University Green apartment complex, law enforcement is collaborating to step up patrols in the area.&nbsp; EMU's Department of Public Safety will work with officers from the Ypsilanti Police department and Washtenaw County Sheriff's Deputies to patrol the LeForge Road area.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 03:46:50 +0000 Andrew Cluley & Bob Eccles 36803 at http://wemu.org Collaboration to Increase Police Patrols After EMU Football Player's Death EMU Holds Second Community Forum on Football Player Death and Other Violence http://wemu.org/post/emu-holds-second-community-forum-football-player-death-and-other-violence <p>Eastern Michigan University has held a second community forum to discuss the death of wide receiver Demarius Reed and other violence against Eastern students.&nbsp;<br /> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 01:16:29 +0000 Andrew Cluley 36687 at http://wemu.org EMU President Calls Football Player's Death Senseless http://wemu.org/post/emu-president-calls-football-players-death-senseless <p>The Eastern Michigan University community came together this afternoon for an update on the death of football player Demarius Reed.&nbsp; Reed's body was found this morning in the hallway of an off-campus apartment complex and law enforcement say it's an apparent homicide.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 23:12:59 +0000 Andrew Cluley 36530 at http://wemu.org Eastern Michigan Is Fastest Growing University In The State http://wemu.org/post/eastern-michigan-fastest-growing-university-state <p>With record freshman enrollment for two consecutive years, Eastern Michigan University is, by far, the fastest growing public university in the State of Michigan.</p><p>As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the statistics show, it's not even close:</p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:53:06 +0000 Bob Eccles 34767 at http://wemu.org Eastern Michigan Is Fastest Growing University In The State EMU Announces Largest Freshman Enrollment In School History http://wemu.org/post/emu-announces-largest-freshman-enrollment-school-history <p>WEMU's David Fair talks with Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin about a historic Freshman class.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:02:11 +0000 David Fair 34259 at http://wemu.org EMU Announces Largest Freshman Enrollment In School History Ypsilanti Head Start School Honors Charles Eugene Beatty http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-head-start-school-honors-charles-eugene-beatty <p><a href="http://www.emich.edu/coe/hall/2011.html">Charles Eugene Beatty</a> is being honored by the Washtenaw County Intermediate School District for his contributions to education in Michigan. The district will renames its Head Start building&nbsp; in Ypsilanti after the late educator.</p><p></p><p>Ronnie Peterson is a Washtenaw County Commissioner. He says Beatty is a historic figure and worthy of praise for his contributions to education. Beatty played a role in early childhood study programs that eventually lead to the creation of Head Start, and was inducted into the Michigan Education Hall of Fame in 1985.</p><p><strong>audio pending:</strong><br><br> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:21:54 +0000 Taylor Pinson 34109 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Head Start School Honors Charles Eugene Beatty EMU Science Complex Wins Gold LEED Certification and Critical Acclaim http://wemu.org/post/emu-science-complex-wins-gold-leed-certification-and-critical-acclaim <p><a href="http://www.emich.edu/univcomm/releases/release.php?id=1368637372">Eastern Michigan University's Science Complex&nbsp;</a> is winning acclaim and awards. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, kudos come from the US Building Council and the Engineering Society of Detroit.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:15:18 +0000 Bob Eccles 32360 at http://wemu.org EMU Science Complex Wins Gold LEED Certification and Critical Acclaim EMU Educates Students on Keeping Student Loan Debt to a Minimum http://wemu.org/post/emu-educates-students-keeping-student-loan-debt-minimum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Due to inaction on the part of the US Congress, student loan interest rates have doubled. Unless congress takes action upon returning from summer recess, those rates will stick for any student taking out a loan after July&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1st</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;of this year. As&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bob&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eccles</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;reports, eastern Michigan University officials hope congress will return loan rates to lower levels but, either way, will be there to provide counsel to students.</span></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:15:58 +0000 Bob Eccles 31846 at http://wemu.org EMU Educates Students on Keeping Student Loan Debt to a Minimum Ypsilanti Community Schools to Adopt Code of Conduct for Athletes http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-community-schools-adopt-code-conduct-athletes <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Athletic Director for&nbsp;</span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Community Schools is putting together a Code of Conduct for student athletes.&nbsp;</span>WEMU's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bob&nbsp;</span>Eccles<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;has the story.</span></p><div> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:22:05 +0000 Bob Eccles 31741 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Community Schools to Adopt Code of Conduct for Athletes EMU Early College Alliance Wins Recognition http://wemu.org/post/emu-early-college-alliance-wins-recognition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Engineering Society of Detroit on Thursday evening, recognized&nbsp; the Director of the Eastern Michigan University's Early college Alliance for his program leadership.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For more details, listen to the podcast above.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:18:53 +0000 Bob Eccles 31447 at http://wemu.org EMU Early College Alliance Wins Recognition