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TOBACCO-FREE POLICY: Eastern Michigan University is now tobacco-free. The policy applies to all university employees, students, visitors, contractors, volunteers and service representatives while on EMU property. 

Smoking and the use of tobacco is prohibited in or on all university owned, operated, or leased buildings, facilities and grounds, including vehicles. The grounds of the EMU campus are also tobacco free, as are the grounds of any off-campus facilities owned or leased in total by the University. The areas extend up to and not beyond the publicly owned, perimeter sidewalks of the EMU campus, which lie on public roads, as designated by the University.

This tobacco-free policy is intended to support a healthy learning, living, and work environment for every student, employee and visitor. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability and death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The policy promotes and protects the well-being of all campus members, users and non-users alike. For more information, please visit www.emich.edu/tobaccofree.


EMU FOUNDATION MOVING TO MCKENNY HALL: The EMU Foundation will be moving from its present location at 1349 S. Huron Street to its new location at 344 McKenny Hall effective Monday, July 13. Regular operations will resume on Thursday July 16. Please note that any regularly processed reports will not be going out during the weeks of July 13 or July 20. If you need to reach the Foundation staff during this transition, please call the main number at 484-1322 or email staff directly.


FRAPPUCCINO FLAVOFF COMPETITION AT EMU STARBUCKS: Vote for you’re your favorite Frappuccino flavor during the Frappuccino FlavOff Competition going on now through Sunday, July 5. The winning flavor will be offered on Monday, July 6 for only $3 (Grande size). So far the Caramel Cocoa Cluster Frappuccino is in the lead! The flavors are: Cupcake Frappuccino, Cinnamon Roll Frappuccino, Caramel Cocoa Cluster Frappuccino, Cotton Candy Frappuccino, Lemon Bar Frappuccino and Red Velvet Cake Frappuccino. Vote now at Frappuccino FlavOff Competition.


DO YOU HAVE ESP? GET DUO 2-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION TO HELP COMBAT PHISHING ATTACKS: You are the perfect catch for a Phishing attempt! You have an identity, you have access to sensitive data and you have money. All cyber criminals need to do is reel in your password. To help combat phishing attacks, EMU provides all employees with access to Duo’s 2-Factor authentication. Duo makes use of “something you know” (your password) and “something you have” (your phone). Even if your password is stolen, cyber criminals cannot access your Duo protected accounts without also stealing your phone. We encourage all VPN and Banner users to enroll in a 2 hour Eagle Security Package (ESP) session where you will install and be trained on Duo and LastPass (a password vault), and learn other ways to keep your data secure. Sign up today at: http://emu-esp.eventbrite.com/. More information along with installation instructions to install Duo yourself, if you prefer, is available at:  http://www.emich.edu/it/security/esp/duo.php.  Questions or concerns may be directed to Rocky Jenkins (rjenkins@emich.edu, or 734.487.3145).


Today's Events

AN EVENT TO THE EMU EVENT CALENDAR: To submit an event to be posted on the EMU event calendar, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, click on "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information.  All events are subject to approval.


SUBMISSIONS IN EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is an internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to emu_today@emich.edu. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484 or email at djohn144@emich.edu.

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