On this day in 1985 - Yul Brynner played his his 4,500th performance in the musical "The King and I."
"Life is raw material. We are artisans. We can sculpt our existence into something beautiful, or debase it into ugliness. It's in our hands." - Cathy Better
The nameAspirinwas derived from the name of the chemical ASA—Acetylspirsäure in German. Spirsäure (salicylic acid) was named for the meadowsweet plant, Spirea ulmaria, from which it could be derived. Aspirin took a- for the acetylation, -spir- from Spirsäure, and added -in as a typical drug name ending to make it easy to say. German researcher Felix Hoffman combined acetylating salicylic acid with acetic acid, succeessfully creating acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) in a chemically pure and stable form.
EMU TOBACCO-FREE POLICY
Eastern Michigan University is a tobacco-free campus. 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 (are) prohibited in or on all university owned, operated, or leased buildings, facilities and grounds, including (university or private) vehicles. This tobacco-free policy is intended to support a healthy learning, living, and work environment for every student, employee and visitor. For more information, visit the EMU Tobacco-Free Policy.
ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE FOR EMU EMPLOYEES
The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is a 24/7 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 toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be viewed at Compliance Helpline.
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