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As we get closer to Thanksgiving, Eastern Michigan University needs your help to feed students in need. 


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Eastern Michigan University offers a diverse range of majors and opportunities including  a "Running Science Lab" which recently moved into Rackham Hall.  This allowed them to offer expanded services to the public with increased flexibility.   

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300 middle school girls from all over Michigan participated in a conference called "Digital Divas" Friday at Eastern Michigan University.

  The event was created to get more girls interested in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math also known as STEM.  Right now, women make-up only 24% of that workforce.

  EMU College of Technology professor and co-chair of the event, Dr. Susan Gregory, says that traditionally, girls have been discouraged from the STEM field. 

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Faculty at Eastern Michigan University voted to withdraw participation from a search committee for the school’s next president.

 


 

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The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents sent a response to a letter from faculty senate members.

The letter demands the board change the closed search process for EMU’s next president.  Faculty Senate President Sandy Norton read the letter at the most recent board of regents meeting, urging the board to respond by October 16.

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  Eastern Michigan University students will gather Wednesday to discuss the recent vandalism of a campus pride flag.

 

 


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Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents announced a change to the committee tasked with selecting candidates for EMU president, but university faculty insist that the search be made public.

 


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 Eastern Michigan University on Friday will host a social justice forum and workshops.

A Day in Social Justice is a one day forum addressing issues like class, race, sexism, and education.


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It's difficult to start a conversation about depression with nearly anyone at any age. With busy schedules, high expectations, and less life experience than many older adults, college students may be a more challenging demographic to reach for mental health professionals. 

It's back to business as usual on the the Facebook pages of the University of Michigan football and basketball teams after they were hacked twice in one day.  University officials say they still don't know how it happened but have apologized to the two million followers who may have caught a glimpse of the pictures of scantily clad celebrities.  

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Eastern Michigan University has finalized the purchase of the Holy Trinity Chapel on West Forest Avenue in Ypsilanti for $940,000. The university plans to use the site as the new home for The Honors College. That college has doubled in size since 2011 and now has a total of fourteen hundred students. The last time EMU bought an off-campus building was in 2009 when it acquired Fletcher Elementary School.    

EMU's Interim President, Kim Schatzel, issued a campus wide announcement this morning saying that, after extensive research, the university's administration has decided to remove the Hurons logo from marching band uniforms.

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  After nearly two months of formal negotiations, Eastern Michigan University and the American Association of University Professors have reached a tentative contract agreement.  

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 A rare "Blue Moon" will be visible in southeast Michigan.  The moon won't actually appear blue, but gets it's name because it is only visible every 2 to 3 years.

I had the chance to speak to the director of the Sherzer Observatory at Eastern Michigan University, Norbert Vance and he shares information on a number of interesting things visible right now in the night sky.

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Nurses looking to upgrade their education now have a new online option at Eastern Michigan University.  

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   July 7th, 2015 is Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin’s last day in office.  She leaves EMU 7 years to the day she started in the position.  She says it has been an emotional and moving experience as she steps down but after a one year sabbatical will return as an Eastern professor.

89.1 WEMU’S Lisa Barry spoke with President Martin, and you can hear the interview here:


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With the departure of Eastern Michigan University's president less than 3 weeks away the search for a permanent replacement is getting underway.

 

 

89.1 WEMU's David Fair  reports on the budget and tuition action taken by the EMU Board of Regents. 


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The workshop is geared to motivate girls to strive for excellence in male-dominated fields.

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In a surprise announcement at a public University Strategic Plan and Financial Update session, Eastern Michigan University President, Susan Martin, stated she will step down, on July 7, 2015, and return to teaching. WEMU's David Fair has a complete interview with President Martin.


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Chants of "The E.A.A. is killing us. Black Lives Matter" cut the March 17th Board of Regents meeting.

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A former Eastern Michigan University professor and the co-founder of an Ann Arbor based business will be joining EMU's Board of Regents.

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A new pop up store in Ypsilanti is offering refurbished computers and opportunities for young people. 


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  They train together for victories, and for athletes at Eastern Michigan University they'll also soon be training to fight sexual violence. 


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