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UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES HOURS: The EMU University Archives will be open by appointment only Monday, Apr. 28 to Saturday, May 3. During the 2014 summer semester, University Archives will be open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Mondays and Fridays by appointment only.

 

SUPPORT EMU STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS BY BUYING AN "E" LICENSE PLATE: This valuable program allows the Alumni Association to help children of EMU alumni attend Eastern, achieve their dreams and continue the EMU legacy. As you renew your license plate, please consider supporting deserving students by purchasing an “E” plate. The plates cost $35 above the annual vehicle registration fee for a regular plate, with $25 of that fee going directly to the program. If you already have an “E” plate… don’t forget to specify on your renewal form that you want to keep it. The renewal fee is only $10 above the regular registration fee, with that $10 going directly to the program. It’s a great way to show your pride in Eastern and promote EMU in the community. To order your “E” plate, visit http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1585_1595_9026-20400--,00.html.

 

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR EMU STUDENTS: The Upward Bound program at EMU is seeking impressive male applicants to serve as Peer Advisors for the 2014 Upward Bound Summer Academy. The Upward Bound Peer Advisor staff lives in EMU Residence Halls with local high school student participants who desire to go to college. Peer Advisors have the rewarding experience of working closely with students as a mentor to enhance their preparation both within and outside of the classroom. They provide mentoring, academic assistance and guidance to participants, serve as teaching assistants to the teachers, assist in the planning and implementation of extra-curricular activities; supervise participants in a residential setting; and chaperone on field trips. Compensation is $2,400 plus room and board during the dates of the program (6/18 - 7/31). View the job positing and recommend that students apply today. Deadline to apply is Friday, Apr. 25 by 5 p.m. Additional questions can be submitted to Stephanie Hawkes at shawkes@emich.edu

 

EMU ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE: The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a toll-free telephone number and website where individuals can report, anonymously if they choose, an ethical or compliance-related issue involving any Eastern employee. The Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline

RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR LORRAINE WILSON AND MARTHA TANICALA: The School of Nursing will host a retirement reception for Lorraine Wilson and Martha Tanicala today, Apr. 25, from 12:30 - 2 :30 p.m., in Marshall building Faculty Gathering Room. To celebrate their contributions, donations may be made to the Nursing Emergency Aid Fund (www.emufoundation.org) in Wilson’s honor and The Heifer Organization (www.heifer.org) in  Tanicala’s honor.

 

MOVIE "THE LITTLE STAR THAT COULD" WILL PLAY IN EMU PLANETARIUM: "The EMU Planetarium will show the film "The Little Star that Could" tonight, Apr. 25, 6 p.m., in the EMU Planetarium, located at 402 Mark Jefferson Science Complex. "The Little Star that Could" is a story about a little star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Run time is 35 minutes and is appropriate for all ages. Each show includes “Seasonal Stargazing” with a run time of 7 minutes. Tickets are $5 and are available in person at the door, at any EMU ticket office, online at www.emutix.com or by phone at 487-2282. All shows are open to the public. Seating capacity is limited to 37. Ticket price includes seasonal stargazing prior to the featured movie. For questions or more information, please call Norbert Vance at 487-4146 or email Tom Kasper at tkasper@emich.edu.

 

EMU PLANETARIUM MOVIE - "BACK TO THE MOON FOR GOOD": The EMU Planetarium will show the film "Back To The Moon For Good," tonight, Apr. 25, 7:30 p.m., in the EMU Planetarium, located at 402 Mark Jefferson Science Complex. "Back To The Moon For Good" offers an exciting, educational full dome show narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen. The 25-minute digital film highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider’s look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history. The movie is appropriate for 13 years and up audience. Tickets are $5 and are available in person at the door, at any EMU ticket office, online at www.emutix.com or by phone at 487-2282. All shows are open to the public. Ticket price includes seasonal stargazing prior to the featured movie. For questions or more information, please call Norbert Vance at 487-4146 or email Tom Kasper at tkasper@emich.edu.

 

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