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| Wednesday, October 30, 2013



HELP THE EMU CHILDREN'S INSTITUTE HELP ORPHANED KITTENS: The EMU Children’s Institute has teamed up with the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue and Shoe Box Recycling to help local orphaned kittens. Please donate usable pairs of men’s, women’s and kids shoes to the Children's Institute, located at the Fletcher School on Cornell. The money raised from the sale of the used shoes will be donted to the rescue. To date the Children's Institute has helped raise over $500 for the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue through shoes that have been donated. For questions or additional information, email mokr@mikittens.org or visit the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue homepage or go to the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue Facebook page. You can also contact Tracey Buhinicek at the Children's Institute at 487-2348 or email at tbuhinice@emich.http://mikittens.org/


HONORS COLLEGE SEEKS FACULTY MENTORS: The Honors College seeks to identify faculty and administrators at EMU who have received or mentored a student for Boren, Truman or Rhodes scholarships. EMU has many students who would qualify for these highly competitive external scholarships and applicants will benefit greatly from advice from informed mentors. If you have received or helped a student apply for any of these awards, please contact Rebecca Sipe at rsipe@emich.edu. Involvement in this effort will provide university-level service on a mentoring group and include several meetings during the fall semester.


EMU LIBRARY'S ROBOTIC COLLECTION STORAGE SYSTEM CLOSURE: The EMU library's robotic collection storage system (known as The ARC) is closed through mid-November. During this time, materials will not be available from the ARC. Faculty, students and staff will be directed to inter-library loan options for titles needed. If you have questions, contact Brian Steimel at bsteimel@emich.edu or 487-2558 or contact Tara Fulton at tfulton1@emich.edu or 487-2573. 

THE ACADEMIC PROJECTS CENTER OFFERS CONSULTING: The Academic Projects Center is open for drop-in consulting. The APC is located in room 116 of the Halle Library and the hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The Center offers point-of-need help with research, writing, and technology to students working on research papers and other academic projects. For more information, please visit the Academic Projects Center homepage


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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