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| Thursday, September 05, 2013



COFFEE WITH THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER OF EMU: The campus community is invited to have coffee with Carl Powell, CIO, Division of IT on Friday, September 13, 9 - 11 a.m., in 301 Halle Library (Carillon Room) as he talks about updates on current IT initiatives and answer any IT related questions. For more information, please contact Carolyn O'Neill at coneill@emich.edu.


HOMECOMING DONUT DROP IS BACK: Kick-off Homecoming Week by ordering donuts for your office or department. Alumni staff and volunteers will deliver the donuts right to your office beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, September 16. Please place your order by Wednesday, September 11, by providing your name, phone number, office name, office location and the amount of donuts you need by the dozen. A person must be in the office to receive the delivery Monday morning. To order, email Emma Krzyzaniak at ekrzyzan@emich.edu. Please make sure only one person from your department places the order. Sponsored by the Office for Alumni Relations.


NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS AND THE CONSTITUTION TALK: Native Americans have certain "rights" not accorded other U.S. citizens and the U.S. government has powers over Native Americans that it does not have over other citizens. Please join us as we welcome keynote speaker Jace Weaver for his talk on "Native American Rights and the US Constitution," on Wednesday September 18, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. The event is free and open to the publc and is LBC approved. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights, Division of Academic and Student Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Teacher Education, and the Native American Student Organization. For more information or questions, please contact Kate Mehuron at 487-4348 or email at kmehuron@emich.edu.


GREG O'DELL CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING: The annual Greg O'Dell Criminal Justice Scholarship Golf Outing will be held Friday, September 20, at the Eagle Crest Golf Club. Not a golfer? Can''t be away for a full day?" Join us for dinner at 3 p.m. Help us to "Keep His Dream Alive" by being a part of this wonderful day of golf, food, remembrance and making a difference for EMU Criminal Justice students for years to come. Please visit the Greg O'Dell Golf Scholarship Outing to register, donate or become a sponsor or for more information.


WASHTENAW COUNTY ANNUAL FREE HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT: The Washtenaw County Home Toxic Reduction Program will have a regional environmental cleanup/free hazardous waste drop-off day on Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at EMU's Rynearson Stadium. County members and EMU students can bring materials such as; traditional recyclables, electronic equipment, freon appliances, household hazardous materials such as paint, oil, & cleaning supplies, old furniture or tires. Please contact 734-222-3827 for additional information or for questions on what to do with hazardous materials on campus, call the Physical Plant at 487-3591.


* CONNECTING THE DOTS: BUILDING INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES: The first annual Brehm Conference entitled, Connecting the Dots: Building Inclusive Societies, will take place on Saturday, November 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m in the EMU Student Center. Presenters include university students, faculty and community members who are doing innovative research and work aimed at building inclusive societies. The goal of the conference is to generate conversations about how we can build societies that are inclusive of all. To register, and for more information, please go to http://bit.ly/Brehm2013. Conference registration is $30, with discounted rates for students, families and self advocates. Contact Kevin Dorn at connectingthedots13@gmail.com with any questions.

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