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| Friday, April 26, 2013


WEIGHT WATCHERS AT WORK PROGRAM: The Weight Watchers at Work program combines behavior modification, a healthy eating plan, regular activity and group support in weekly meetings that directly affects the success of long-term weight loss. Members learn how to eat healthier, increase physical activity and handle all the daily challenges and barriers encountered to achieve and maintain weight loss. The weekly session will be held every Thursday beginning Thursday, May 9, 12 - 12:45 p.m., 100 McKenny (HR Training Suite). The regular cost for the 12-week session is $161.00 or $150 for Blue Cross Blue Shield or Blue Care Network Members. To register, click Weight Watchers Registration and complete the online form. You have the option to pay with a credit/debit card or an e-check. Registration must be completed by Friday, May 4. If you have any questions, contact Chontae Sylvertooth, Compensation & Benefits Analyst at 487-1052.


UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED: In an effort to better serve our patrons, the University Archives will be closed through Friday, May 3 while undergoing a space reorganization and will reopen Monday, May 6 at 8 a.m. and resume normal business hours for the Summer Semester. If you have immediate research needs, please contact John Clark at 487-2673 or email lib_archives@emich.edu. Questions about the project can be directed to University Archivist, Alexis Braun Marks at abraunma@emich.edu.


SUMMER 2013 TUITION WAIVER DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting tuition waivers for Summer 2013 is Wednesday, May 15. All tuition waivers must be submitted to the Benefits Office, 140 McKenny Hall. You can also fax your waiver to 487-4389. Tuition waivers submitted after Wednesday, May 15 will be denied. For questions, contact Helene Neely at 487-3195, or hneely@emich.edu.

Previous Events

WOMEN'S SOFTBALL TAKES ON MIAMI: The Women's softball team will play against Miami in a double header today, April 26, at 1 p.m., at Varsity Field. The next home game will be against Ball State on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 at 1 p.m. For the complete schedule, go to 2013 Women's Softball schedule.


EXPLORE THE POWERHOUSES OF THE UNIVERSE AT THE PLANETARIUM: The EMU planetarium will feature the movie "Stars," tonight, April 26, at 7 p.m., in the Mark Jefferson Science Complex. "Stars," narrated by actor Mark Hamill, is the Sudekum Planetarium's first original full-dome, digital production. Adventure Science Center collaborated with the National Space Centre in Leicester, England, to create this stunning 26-minute show exploring the powerhouses of the universe and our relationship with the night sky throughout history. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online at EMU Tickets. For more on the movie, go to Stars Movie. Recommended age for the movie is 13 years and older. Following the movie, participates will get to enjoy a live demonstration of the current night sky locally. Space is limited. Contact Norbert Vance at nvance@emich.edu or Tom Kasper at tkasper@emich.edu for further details about the planetarium.


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 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.

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DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY UPDATES: If your Department Directory listing is not accurate, please send the updated information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu. 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. 


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 djohn144@emich.edu or call 487-2484. All events are subject to approval.

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