* BIOLOGY OFFICE CLOSED: The Biology Office will close Friday, December 21, at 12 p.m. If you have an emergency or need assistance, please contact the Dean's office at 214 Pray Harrold at 487-4344.
MARTIN LUTHER KING HUMANITARIAN AWARDS: Each year, the University presents the Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards at the MLK President's Luncheon. The 2013 luncheon will be held on Monday, January 21. These awards recognize individuals from within the University and the surrounding community who exemplify the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nominations for the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awards are currently being accepted.
Nominations for the Humanitarian Award for non-students must include: (1) a letter of nomination, (2) two letters of support, and (3) a CV/resume of the nominee. Completed nomination materials must be received by the Office of Government and Community Relations (207 Welch Hall or via e-mail to LGreden@emich.edu) by Monday, January 7, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. Only completed applications will be considered. Late applications will not be accepted.
Nominations for the Humanitarian Award for an EMU student must include: (1) a completed application, (2) a short essay, and (3) one letter of support from an EMU faculty or staff member. The application, requirements and more information can be found at Humanitarian Award Scholarship Information and also at the Office of Financial Aid (403 Pierce Hall). Completed application materials must be received by the Office of Financial Aid (403 Pierce Hall or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, January 11, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. Only completed applications will be considered. Late applications will not be accepted.
GRADUATE RESEARCH FAIR NOMINATIONS: The 15th Annual Graduate Research Fair will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013. The online nomination process for students to present is open. Go to Graduate Research Fair for more information. This event is a showcase of graduate student research and creative academic activities and includes oral presentations and poster displays using a professional conference format. Application deadline is January 18, 2013. Email Susan Anderson with questions at email@example.com or call the Graduate School at 487-0042. (01/18)
UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM NOMINATIONS: The 33rd Undergraduate Symposium will be held next year on Friday, March 22, 2013. The online nomination process for students to present at the Symposium is open and you can go to Symposium Nomination Submission for more information. This one-day event is a showcase of students sharing the results of their research and creative academic activities in a conference format through oral presentations, poster displays or Design Expo exhibits. Email Wendy Kivi with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 487-3198.
THE NIGHT 89X STOLE CHRISTMAS: Featuring The Killers along with Tegan and Sara, tonight, December 20, at the EMU Convocation Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $32.50 - $59.50. Tickets are availabe online at emutix.com, by phone at 487-2282 or in person at any of the EMU ticket office locations. For more information go to the convocation website or visit the convocation center facebook page.
MEN'S BASKETBALL FACE OFF WITH MICHIGAN: The EMU men's basketball team will take on Michigan, tonight, December 20, at 8:30 p.m., at the University of Michigan. The game will be televised on the Big 10 network and can be heard on WEMU (89.1 News Radio). For the complete basketball schedule, go to 2012-13 Men's Basketball schedule or click on Men's Basketball homepage for more information. Partial season ticket packages are still available. For more information on season tickets for the Eagles, go to EMU Tickets or call the EMU ticket office at 487-2282.
POST AN EVENT TO THE EVENTS CALENDAR: To submit a new event, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU website, click "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information. If you need help or have questions, please contact Debra Johnson at email@example.com or call 487-2484. All events are subject to approval.
DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY UPDATES: If your Department Directory listing is not accurate, please send the updated information to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Please note that personal directory listings are populated by Banner and you will need to contact Academic HR or Staff HR to update personal listings.
SUBMISSIONS TO EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is a internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff only. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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