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SPECIAL NOTICES:

The visitation and memorial service for EMU student Jordan Hopkins will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Nie Funeral Home, located at 3767 W. Liberty Rd., Ann Arbor, MI. The memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m. Her family invites attendees to a luncheon reception immediately following the service at Weber's Inn, 3050 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI. For more information, please visit the Nie Funeral Home homepage. Funeral arrangements for student Shanisse Heady will be posted as soon as they are received. 

 
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DEAN POSITION - 2ND CANDIDATE OPEN FORUM:
The EMU campus community is invited to meet the second candidate, Michael Sayler at an open forum on Friday, Jan. 30,  from 10 - 10:45 a.m. in room 202 Porter. Dr. Sayler will make brief remarks and then the audience will be invited to ask him questions. For more information, please contact William Pollard at 487-3600. For Dr. Sayler's curriculum vitae, visit Sayler CV.

 

EMU'S CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE FUNDRAISER: The EMU Children's Institute is participating in the Little Caesars' Pizza Kit Fundraiser now through Tuesday, Feb. 10. To participate, please go to PizzaKit.com and click on "Products," then "Shop" and be sure to enter our group Fundraiser ID# 293569 so that the Children's Institute will earn the profits on your purchase. All purchases can either be shipped directly to you (additional shipping and handling charges will apply), or your order will ship directly to the Children's Institute. Pickup on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Pickup time is 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. They accept both MasterCard and Visa. All proceeds will go towards Month of the Young Child in April. For question or more information call Jackie Swisher or Carrie Glover at the EMU Children's Institute at 487-2348.

Today's Events

EMU ORGANIZATION FOR ORTHOTICS & PROSTHETIC STUDENTS FUNDRAISER: The EMU Organization for Orthotics & Prosthetic Students (OOPS) is hosting a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings, located at 216 James L. Hart Parkway, in Ypsilanti all day today, Jan. 29 with 20% of all purchases accompanied by the flyer will be donated to the OPPS student organization. Click on OOPS Facebook Page BWW Flyer to present with your meal. Come on out for a great cause and some really great food!

 

"A TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP” EXHIBIT AT MCKENNY GALLERY: The exhibit will be open today, Jan. 29 from 12 – 2 p.m. “A Tradition of Leadership” exhibit highlights Eastern’s rich history of leadership in and out of the classroom. Unique artifacts such as Frederic Alexander’s personal scrapbook, Mark Jefferson’s passport, an original basketball rim designed by Albert Spaulding, a cookbook from 1912, and a bowling pin from the original student center, McKenny Union, have been brought out of University Archives for viewing. Visit the new McKenny Gallery, step back in time and connect with those who learned, taught, worked and walked the paths here at Eastern. For more information, please contact Debra Burke, 487-6895 or email dburke15@emich.edu.

 

THE EMU WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER HOSTS INTERSECTION SERIES: Join the Women's Resource Center for their first Intersections event of the year on "Women in the Civil Rights Movement," tonight, Jan. 29, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in room 330 in the Student Center. This series explores the intersections of various identities and how they interrelate, creating a multi-layered system of oppression. Mary-Elizabeth Murphy will lead a discussion about the role women of all races played in the Civil Rights Movement. Murphy is an assistant professor of history at EMU where she currently teaches courses in U.S Women’s and Gender History, African American History and contemporary U.S. history. She is also a Department Member in Women’s and Gender Studies at EMU. LBC Approved. If you have any questions, please contact The Women's Resource Center at 487-4282 or emu_womenscenter@emich.edu. 

 

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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