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Ann Arbor Township
11:18 am
Mon November 7, 2011

Millage Renewal Vote in Ann Arbor Township

Ann Arbor Township voters have a millage issue to consider on tomorrow's ballot.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ballot Proposals
11:16 am
Mon November 7, 2011

Three Ballot Proposals for Ann Arbor Voters

Ann Arbor voters will decide three proposals on Tuesday's ballot.  Hear more in this preview from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

 

honor a veteran submit their name to WEMU
4:16 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

VETERANS DAY NAME SOLICITATION

VETERANS DAY NAME SOLICITATION

Friday, November 11th, is Veterans Day.

WEMU will honor those who have served in our nation’s military by reading their names at the top of each  hour on Friday,  November 11th.

If you’d like to honor a veteran in this way, please submit their name to WEMU by calling WEMU during regular business hours at 734-487-2229, or by sending the name to wemu online at wemu@emich.edu .

honor a veteran submit their name to WEMU
4:15 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

VETERANS DAY NAME SOLICITATION

VETERANS DAY NAME SOLICITATION

Friday, November 11th, is Veterans Day.

WEMU will honor those who have served in our nation’s military by reading their names at the top of each  hour on Friday,  November 11th.

If you’d like to honor a veteran in this way, please submit their name and home town to WEMU by calling WEMU during regular business hours at 734-487-2229, or by sending the name to wemu online at wemu@emich.edu .

School Board Elections
9:55 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Ann Arbor School Board Elections

No unopposed candidates this year.

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School Board Elections
9:51 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Ypsilanti School Board Election

Three candidates vying for two seats on the Ypsilanti School Board.

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Environment
9:46 am
Fri November 4, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Reframing the climate change debate

 

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new provost and vice president
10:29 am
Thu November 3, 2011

EMU names Kim Schatzel as provost, vice president

Eastern Michigan University has named Kim Schatzel as its new provost and vice president, pending approval by the Board of Regents. The appointment will be effective Jan. 3, 2012.

 

Schatzel’s background includes extensive academic leadership and corporate business experience. She currently serves as dean of the College of Business at University of Michigan-Dearborn, a position she has held since 2008. Schatzel joined the institution in 2000 as assistant professor of marketing and subsequently held several leadership positions until being named dean.

 

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Controlling the budget and animals
9:26 am
Thu November 3, 2011

County Budget Nearing Approval

Washtenaw County's Board of Commissoners Ways and Means Committee has approved a nearly 98-million dollar 2012 general fund budget and has sent it on to the full board. 

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Feeding the meters
9:22 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Parking Rate Plan Gets Mixed Reviews

A plan to raise parking rates next year in Ann Arbor is getting mixed reviews.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Movies
9:19 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Cinema Chat

Christmas movies that could be, special screenings, and new releases on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

Environment
9:07 am
Wed November 2, 2011

Issues of the Environment

The University of Michigan Student Assembly has approved a resolution asking the university to ban the sale of bottled water on campus.   Hear more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.  Our guest is the Chair of the MSA's Environmental Issues Committee, Maggie Oliver.

Business
10:50 am
Thu October 27, 2011

Businesses Get Help Removing Graffiti

The city of Ann Arbor is stepping up enforcement of its anti-graffiti ordinance next month.  Once again, the Downtown Development Authority is offering help to those businesses facing clean-ups.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Local
10:11 am
Thu October 27, 2011

Changes to School Board Meetings

Ann Arbor's school board is making a series of changes on how it conducts its meetings and its committee structure.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluely.

Local
10:03 am
Thu October 27, 2011

Cinema Chat

Halloween traditions continue;  "Answer This!" , "Margin Call" and "Passione" open downtown; plus new releases at the cinemalls on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

Local
11:50 am
Wed October 26, 2011

Issues of the Environment

The University of Michigan is increasing its committment to environmental sustainability.  Hear more about it on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.   Our guest is the University of Michigan's Executive Director of the Office of Campus Sustainability, Terry Alexander.

Local
11:47 am
Wed October 26, 2011

Council Rejects Demolition Moratorium

Another attempt to put a stop to the proposed demolition of seven homes on South Fifth Avenue has been turned down by Ann Arbor city council members.  Council voted seven to four against a proposal to form another historic district study committee.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Local
11:44 am
Wed October 26, 2011

Parking and Transportation Options for Workers in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority and the "Get Downtown" program are stepping up efforts to inform those who work downtown about all of their parking and transportation options.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Local
11:40 am
Wed October 26, 2011

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WEMU's David Fair talks with SAFEHOUSE Executive Director Barbara Neiss-May about the incidence on domestic violence and sexual assault in Washtenaw County, and dwindling financial support for the efforts by SAFEHOUSE to help abused women and their children.

Local
2:30 pm
Fri October 14, 2011

YANKEE AIR MUSEUM GETS SMITHSONIAN AFFILIATION

The Yankee Air Musem is now an affliate of the Smithsonian Institution.  Among other things, it means the museum at Willow Run airport can how host travelling Smithsonian exhibits.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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