Ypsilanti, MI – An Eastern Michigan University alumnus and former Regent hopes the school will become a national leader in the study and research of equality and human rights. Timothy Dyer has announced a planned gift of $1.5 million dollars for an interdisciplinary chair in forensics, debate, and human rights. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair talks with the Executive Director of Safehouse Center in Washtenaw County, Barbara Neiss-May about domestic violence and how its victims can get away from abusive relationships and get help.
Ann Arbor, MI – Several hundred University of Michigan students, former Peace Corps volunteers, and others celebrated the creation of the Peace Corps at 2am Thursday at the Michigan Union. The celebration marked the 50th anniversary of then presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's speech that lead to the Peace Corps. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Saline, MI – There will be no changes in the wording of the Saline Area Schools' non-discrimination policy. The school board voted against changes that would have added sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression to the policy. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board is the latest to hear the Washtenaw Intermediate School District's proposal to create a county-wide international high school. The plan was presented to the board Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Today (Friday) marks the last day on the job for Ann Arbor school district superintendent Todd Roberts. The district held a farewell reception for Roberts on Thursday at Skyline high school. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.