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A competition challenging hundreds of students on their basic math skills is taking place today on the Eastern Michigan University campus.  


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It hasn't happened in ten years... a rare passage of the planet Mercury in front of the sun called a "Mercury Transit."

It won't be visible with the naked eye but can be seen from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. this afternoon through a telescope with a proper sun filter.

Eastern Michigan University's Sherzer Observatory will be open for viewing.  EMU astronomer Norbert Vance describes what they hope to see.


Swoop's Student Food Pantry
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As summer approaches, Eastern Michigan University is getting ready to help feed students in need.  


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Eastern Michigan University says some of its employees were among the millions of people affected by an IRS data breach back in February.  

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This is the first edition of the Art and Soul "performing arts" on 89.1 WEMU.

We join local arts and journalist blogger Jenn McKee to talk about the many performing arts activities going on in our community.

We are also joined by a special guest Eastern Michigan University professor and composer Ryan Lewis who wrote the music for "Irrational," a rock musical by David Wells about the Pythagorean cult and the discovery of irrational numbers.


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Candidates for the Michigan House of Representatives 54th District seat debated at Eastern Michigan University Tuesday night.

 

 

 

 

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You're the head of athletics at a mid-major university, and the football team has been struggling.  29 years without a conference title, 21 years since the last winning season.  Conversations on campus range from eliminating football to dropping a level to Division II. That's the situation facing Eastern Michigan University's Athletic Director.  How does she respond?  We find out. 


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If HBO has it right, the Eastern Michigan University Department of Athletics has lost well over $50 million over the past two years.  That doesn't sit well with many on campus.  Now that the program "Real Sports" on HBO has highlighted EMU sports, the conversation is expanding nationwide.  We caught up with the vocal critic of athletic spending highlighted in the cable news report, Howard Bunsis.  


Eastern Michigan University is being criticized for spending too much money on athletics and not enough of academics. 

 


EMU Graduates
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It's a rite of passage on Sunday as Eastern Michigan University holds its Spring Commencement


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To help spark interest among girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Eastern Michigan University will host a conference on April 22nd called "Digital Divas."

 


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The school year is almost over, and many college graduates are getting ready to look for their first real job.  Unfortunately, that search is being made even tougher thanks to a recent increase in phishing scams.

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Dozens of people marched across Eastern Michigan University's campus Wednesday to promote autism acceptance.

Teacher Job Fair
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Hundreds of people are coming to Eastern Michigan University today for the school's annual teacher job fair

Steven Kwasny
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Eastern Michigan University student Steven Kwasny has announced his candidacy for state representative of the 53rd district.  


Rynearson Stadium
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Eastern Michigan University is holding its annual spring football game tomorrow at 3 PM in Rynearson Stadium.

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Eastern Michigan University hosted a special celebration in honor of Latino civil rights leader Cesar Chavez


Ypsilanti Mayor Discusses Local Issues With EMU Students

Mar 30, 2016
Amanda Edmonds
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About two dozen Eastern Michigan University students gathered to discuss politics and policy with Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds.


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An EMU students group will host a community conversation with Ypsilanti Mayor Amanda Edmonds on Tuesday.


 

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Washtenaw County LGBT activists are weighing in on the controversy over state education guidelines on the treatment of transgender students in Michigan.

 


 

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An Eastern Michigan University graduate is thankful his family is safe after Tuesday's violence in Belgium.

 

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Finding the next generation of advocates for non-profit arts organizations is vital for the Michigan economy. That’s why Eastern Michigan University is expanding the reach of its Arts Management programs and sending students to represent the state at National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.


Rebecca Martusewicz
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The Flint water crisis continues and Michigan residents are still feeling the effects, both physically and politically.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks with Eastern Michigan University teacher education professor Rebecca Martusewicz about her "EcoJustice" program.


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Students from Eastern Michigan University wrapped up a trip to National Arts Advocacy Day in at the nation’s capital Wednesday.

 

 

 


 

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A group of Eastern Michigan University students are in Washington, D.C. for National Arts Advocacy Day, and WEMU's Amanda LeClaire is along for the ride.  Lisa Barry spoke to Amanda before she traveled with the students to our nation's capital  as the EMU students learn to advocate for arts funding and support.


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