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| Thursday, April 03, 2014

SPECIAL NOTICES:

 

ONLINE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CLASS STILL HAS OPENINGS: Are you interested in learning more about nutrition while working towards your own weight management goals? If so, then register now for TRANSFORM-U DTC 120 (formerly DTC 179) - an online weight management course. This class will be offered in two sections during Summer 1 semester.

TRANSFORM-U DTC 120 is a 3-credit, 7.5-week online course from which you will acquire knowledge regarding the science of weight management and additionally become aware of the impact of relationships, attitudes, lifestyle, physical activity and the environment on weight management and living healthfully. This course provides evidence-based concepts and life-enhancing skills that will assist you to become healthier now and potentially throughout your lifetime. Since it’s an online course, it offers some flexibility within the 7.5-week period. For questions, please contact Sandy Pernecky at spernecky1@emich.edu.

 

REQUEST FOR FALL 2014 FACULTY FELLOWS APPLICATIONS: The Faculty Fellows application deadline is Friday, Apr. 11. Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty and Full-Time Lecturers can apply for the Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) Faculty Fellow Seminar Fall 2014. AS-L is a teaching and learning strategy whose purpose is to help students understand course and/or curriculum concepts or competencies through direct or indirect community service. Accepted Fellows will have one course release time for Fall 2014, a weekly two-hour semester-long seminar and a revised course syllabus, curriculum or creative/scholarly initiative with students which integrates an AS-L experience. Visit www.emich.edu/asl/fellows.php to locate an application. Please call487-6570 for more information.

 

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS SEEKS PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Equality Knowledge Project to generate new academic research (from the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, health and human services, education and the arts) focused on LGBT people, populations and communities. Faculty and doctoral students working at U.S. post-secondary institutions are eligible for and encouraged to submit proposals. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.

 

2014 STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS CALL FOR PROPOSALS: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights at EMU is seeking proposals for participation in its Student Research Awards Program. The goal of the Student Research Awards program is to stimulate LGBT equality and/or social justice oriented academic research in the social sciences, natural sciences, communication, media arts, human services, education and arts disciplines. Two research awards will be made to students pursuing graduate or undergraduate degrees in one of these in disciplines. Proposal deadline is April 15, 2014. To learn more, please go to http://www.emich.edu/equality/research/ or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 487-3032.

 

SUMMER 2014 TUITION WAIVER DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting tuition waivers for Summer 2014 Tuition Waiver is Wednesday, May 14. All tuition waivers must be submitted to the Benefits Office, 140 McKenny Hall or you can also fax your waiver to 487-4389. Tuition waivers submitted after the due date, will not be approved. For questions, please contact Helene LaGrow at 487-3195 or email at hlagrow@emich.edu.

 

EMU PUBLIC SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS: The EMU Police Department facilitates a variety of community service programs focused on safety awareness for our residential halls, classrooms and campus. These include crime prevention seminars, and training sessions and programs on sexual assault and alcohol awareness for faculty, staff and students.

EMU Police use high visibility foot patrols, mobile patrols, bicycle patrols and an extensive video monitoring system to help deter crime. It is important to report crimes or suspicious activities immediately -- police have a better opportunity to apprehend suspects and solve crimes. Please review the information below and report any crimes or any suspicious activities. Reporting a crime or suspicious activity can be done anonymously.

  • To report an incident, or information anonymously, please call 487-4847 or send an email to dps_questions@emich.edu.

Telephone numbers and email accounts listed above are set-up specifically for those who wish to report a crime or information related to a crime. Your identity will remain anonymous.

For questions pertaining to EMU Safety Tips or crime prevention, please contact Police Officer Candace Dorsey, Crime Prevention Coordinator at 487-0987 or by email at cdorsey@emich.edu. The Crime Prevention office is located within the EMU Police Department at 1200 Oakwood Street. Police Dispatch at 487-1222. For emergencies, call 911.

 

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 homepage, then click on "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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