PROVOST'S OFFICE TO HOST EAA FORUM: On Wednesday, Mar. 12, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Student Center Auditorium, the Office of the Provost will host a public forum on the Educational Achievement Authority (EAA). The forum’s participants will include EAA Chancellor John Covington as well as students, staff, faculty and parents from the district. The format of the forum includes a presentation by the EAA participants about the EAA’s mission, activities and results. That will be followed by a Q&A session to support the audience’s questions. The forum will be taped for those who can not attend. Public parking is available in the Student Center parking lots off Oakwood Street and Huron River Drive.
BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The EMU Board of Regents will hold its March 2014 board meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 25, at 1:30 p.m., in room 201, Welch Hall. Below is the schedule for the committee meetings. All meetings are in Welch Hall.
- Athletic Affairs: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 201
- Educational Policies: 8:30 - 9:15 a.m., Room 205
- Faculty Affairs: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m., Room 205
- Student Affairs: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m., Room 205
- Finance and Investment: 11:30 - 12:15 p.m., Room 201
CAMPUS SAFETY AWARENESS & HAZARD COMMUNICATION TRAINING: All new employees of the University are required to attend one of the Safety Awareness & Hazard Communication training sessions presented by the EMU Environmental Health Safety (EHS). Training sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:
- Tuesday, Mar. 11, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Wednesday, Mar. 12, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Monday, Apr. 14, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Wednesday, Apr. 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Wednesday, May 14, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Thursday, May 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Tuesday, June 10, 8:30 - 10 a.m., room 300, Halle Library
- Monday, June 16, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
Please register at email@example.com or call 487-0794.
EMU ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE REPORTING HOTLINE: The Ethics and Compliance Reporting Hotline is active and available to faculty and staff. Established by the Board of Regents in January 2007, the Hotline includes a 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 Hotline is operated by Global Compliance, a leading global provider of comprehensive, integrated compliance solutions. The toll-free number and website are available 24/7, 365 days a year. The toll-free number is 866-213-4862. The website can be accessed at Compliance Helpline.
THIRD ANNUAL SOCIAL WORK ALUMNI LECTURE SERIES: The Third Annual Social Work Alumni Lecture Series will be held today, Mar. 7, 12 - 4:30 p.m., at the Student Center. To register please call 487-8040 or go to Social Work Alumni Lecture Registration.
EMU WOMEN'S TENNIS TAKES ON YOUNGSTOWN STATE: Come on over to Chippewa Club and cheer on the EMU Women's Tennis team as they play against Youngstown State today, Mar. 7, at 1 p.m. For the complete schedule, please visit EMU Women's Tennis.
PLANNED COMPUTING SYSTEM DOWNTIME: Monthly maintenance will be performed on EMU's computing systems tonight, Mar. 7, 6 p.m. to midnight. During this month’s maintenance program, the following major computer systems will be unavailable:
• EMU Website (www.emich.edu)
• Banner Self-Service (faculty, student and employee tabs in my.emich)
For a full list of all systems affected please visit IT’s system outage page: http://it.emich.edu/portal/systems/index.cfm?fuseaction=all
All other systems and services remain AVAILABLE including:
• Wired and Wireless Internet Access (residence halls, offices, and classrooms)
• EMU-Online course management system ( http://emuonline.edu )
• Online Hiring System ( www.emujobs.com )
• EagleMail (mail.emich.edu)
All planned maintenance for major EMU systems is scheduled in conjunction with the ERP-Business Operations Committee (BOC). The BOC includes representation from various campus units and Faculty Senate. Please contact the Help Desk at (734) 487-2120 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this scheduled downtime. We appreciate your patience during this important and required system outage.
SUBMISSIONS IN EMU TODAY: Please note, EMU TODAY is an internal daily e-blast sent to faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to email@example.com. 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.
NOTE: An asterisk denotes a new item.
Lectures & Presentations
STATE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN MICHIGAN PANEL DISCUSSION: Please join the Women's Resource Center, Office of the President and Student Leader Group for an informative talk featuring Chief Deputy Attorney General Carol L. Isaacs on Tuesday, Mar. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in room 300 in the Student Center. Kelly Carter, Assistant Attorney General, and John Lazet, Director of Crime Victim Advocacy, will also join the panel. All three individuals work in the state government and take a special interest in human trafficking - both supporting victims and holding the perpetrators accountable. They serve on the Michigan Commission on Human Trafficking and co-authored the 2013 Report on Human Trafficking. Our panelists will address the legislation currently proposed, the complex nature of human trafficking, and how we can best prevent this crime from taking place. Light refreshments will be served.
BROWN BAG PRESENTATION ON HOW TO RESEARCH WOMEN'S HISTORY: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies Department is pleased to present "The Past Split Open: How to Research Women's History," on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 12 - 1 p.m., in room 300, Halle Library. During this session, Mary Elizabeth Murphy, professor in the history department will how to research women's history in honor of Women's History Month on. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Collier at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Women's Resource Center at 487-4282.
LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies Department presents Betty Brown-Chappell as she lectures on "Open Secrets: A Poor Person's Life in Higher Education," on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 6 - 7:30 p.m.,in room 306, Pray-Harold. For further information, please contact Betty Brown-Chappell at email@example.com.
BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT WELCOMES ANDREW KOUBA: The Biology Department welcomes Andrew Kouba, director of conservation and research for the Memphis Zoo on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 7:30 p.m., in room 158 in Mark Jefferson Science Complex. Kouba will speak on "Reproduction Gone Wild: Zoo-Based Conservation for Endangered Species." This event is sponsored by the Tri-Beta Club and is LBC credit approved.
BUDGETING AND PERSONAL SPENDING SEMINAR: Join EMU's Professional Programs and Training on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2 – 4 p.m., in room 301 in the Student Center for a free seminar on budgeting and personal spending. Find out more at http://www.emich.edu/extended/training/financial_course.php. LBC credit approved. RSVP to Elena O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LECTURE ON STUDENT EMPOWERMENT THROUGH NONPROFIT EDUCATION: As part of Women's History Month, there will be a lecture on Monday, Mar. 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the auditorium in Halle Library. The lecture will talk about "Student Empowerment through NonProfit Education." Presenters include Laura Schultz Pipis, Michelle Kuhar, Colleen Cartwright, Olivia Mateso Mbala-Nkanga and Jennifer Oatis. Please contact Claudia Petrescu at 487-1313 or email at email@example.com.
"WOMEN IN GREEK LIFE" BROWN BAG PRESENTATION: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies Department is pleased to present "Women in Greek Life" on Wednesday, Mar. 19, 12 - 1 p.m., in room 300, Halle Library. Presenters will be Casey Jordan and Amy Barnhart. Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center.
USING CREDIT CAREFULLY SEMINAR: Join EMU's Professional Programs and Training on Thursday, Mar. 20, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., in room 301 in the Student Center for a free seminar. LBC credit approved. Find out more at http://www.emich.edu/extended/training/financial_course.php. RSVP to Elena O'Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL CONVERSATION CLUB: The International Student Resource Center presents an opportunity for students and the campus community to participate in conversation with people from all over the world about a wide variety of topics. Please encourage your international and domestic students to attend to learn about various cultural views and practices. The group will meet in room 318 King Hall on the followings dates and times:
- Wednesday, Mar. 12, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Mar. 19, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Mar. 26, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Apr. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Apr. 9, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Apr. 16, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Please contact email@example.com with questions. This event is LBC approved.
2013-2014 STAR LECTURE SERIES WELCOMES LYNN NYBELL: The EMU Honors College would like to invite all students, staff, faculty and community members to the 2013-2014 Star Lectures: "Manifestations of Poverty." The lecture features Lynn Nybell, who will address "Manifestations of Poverty: Who Cares? The Cultural Politics of Indifference," on Tuesday, Mar. 11, 7 p.m., in Halle Auditorium. This interactive session will explore the impact of social policy and its role in intensifying the dismal effects of poverty and diminished opportunity on young people and thus our shared future. This final lecture for the year will also promote speculation about how we might live otherwise through changed policy and renewed commitment. For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2014 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES IN CLINICAL RESEARCH: The Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to welcome Jonathon Seltzer on Monday, Mar. 31, 7:30 - 9 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. Seltzer is the resident, ACI Clinical, director of Clinical Research at Lankenau Hospital and past president of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research. His topic will be "Public/Private Efforts to Improve the Quality and Safety of the Clinical Research Enterprise." This series is open to students, faculty, staff as well as the general public. For questions, please contact Stephen Sonstein at email@example.com.
2014 EQUALITY SPEAKER SERIES: The Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights announces the 2014 Equality Speaker Series. Please join them in room 247, McKenny Hall for one or all of the following:
- Thursday, Mar. 20, 3:30 p.m.; - Natalie Dove (EMU) and Randal Brown (UN,Reno) "Promoting Equal Rates of STI Testing for LGBT Individual."
- Friday, Apr. 11, 12 p.m. - Stephen L. Rassi (EMU), "Understanding Practice Issues with Transgender People: Listening to Practitioner and Client Voices."
2014 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES IN CLINICAL RESEARCH: EMU is pleased to welcome Minnie Baylor-Henry, worldwide vice-president of Regulatory Affairs at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices & Diagnostics and president of the Drug Information Association on Wednesday, Apr. 16, 7:30 - 9 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. Her topic will be "Regulating Medical Devices & Diagnostics: A Global Perspective." The series is open to students, faculty, staff as well as the general public. For questions, please contact Stephen Sonstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conferences & Workshops
MICHIGAN UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE: EMU will host the Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Saturday, Mar. 8, in Pray–Harrold. Featured guest speaker is Victoria Booth, associate professor in the department of mathematics and anesthesiology at U of M. Please visit the following link for all the relevant information about the conference at bit.ly/mumc2014. This event is approved for LBC credit.
KEYS TO DEGREES WORKSHOP: Keys to Degrees, part of the Academic Success Partnerships department, is holding a workshop on time management. Since it is now halfway through the semester, it is a great time to make sure you're still using your time wisely and have not started procrastinating. The workshop will take place Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2 - 3 p.m., in room 104 of the Student Center. This event is LBC credit approved. For more information, please contact Keys to Degrees at email@example.com or 487-8041.
WORKSHOP ON INCARCERATED WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies Department is pleased to present "Prison of Silence: The Invisibility of Incarcerated Women and their Children," on Thursday, Mar. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in room 300, Halle Library. Contact Barbara Walters at 487-0393 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2014 ACTIVISM AND TRAINING CONFERENCE: EMU Students for Life is pleased to host a Activism and Training Conference on Saturday, Mar. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m., in room 301A in the Student Center. During the conference, you will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with experienced pro-life leaders, view the pro-life film "Crescendo" and hear from special guests Brian Kemper, from Stand True Ministries, Matt Sharp, from Alliance Defending Freedom, Michael Vacca, from Sidewalk Counselor and Alicia Frick, from Students for Life of America. The conference cost $15 and you can register by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-activism-and-training-weekend-tickets-10050107141. For questions or more information, please contact Mary Perrotta at (734) 474-8534 or email at email@example.com.
Activities and Events
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY: Please join the EMU Women's and Gender Studies as they present Women's History Month 2014 with International Women's Day Celebratory Lunch and Panel Discussion on Monday, Mar. 10, 12 - 2 p.m., in the Guild Room, McKenny Hall. Please contact Solange Simoes at 487-0012 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* SAVOR THE FLAVOR OF NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH: EMU's Student Dietetic Association Invites you to Savor the Flavor of National Nutrition Month on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 3 - 7 p.m., in the Student Center. Help us celebrate Registered Dietitian day. There will be FREE nutrition advice, healthy snacks, trivia and prizes!
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARDS LUNCHEON: The College of Business will host the Business of the Year Awards Luncheon on Friday, Mar. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be Donna Inch, chairman and CEO, Ford Land at Ford Motor Company. The luncheon is free but you must register by going to http://www.emich.edu/cob/luncheon/. Tickets and parking validation can be picked up at the registration table upon arrival. Paid parking will be in the lot next to Student Center. Please contact Shirley Wentz for more information or if you have questions.
INTERNATIONAL TALENT AND FASHION SHOW - COLORS IN HARMONY: EMU's International Student Association presents the 15th Annual Cultural Talent and Fashion Show called Colors in Harmony. Colors in Harmony has been celebrated since 1999 at EMU and this year it is going to be on Saturday, Mar. 15, at 6 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. There will be more than 15 performances from diverse cultures and countries and the event will conclude with an exceptional cultural fashion show. Tickets are on sale at EMU Tickets office: $7 for students & $9 for non-students. Get your tickets, before they get sold out! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
* PORTER CHAIR SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS DOUGLAS FUCHS: EMU College of Education Porter Chair Speaker Series presents Douglas Fuchs on Tuesday, Mar. 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m., in room 100 in Porter. Fuchs will speak about “A Multi-Site Multi-Year Longitudinal Study of Bringing An Evidence-Based Educational Practice to Scale.”
Fuchs received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in educational psychology with an emphasis in special education and school psychology. He currently holds the Nicholas Hobbs Endowed Chair in Special Education and Human Development at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, where he is also co-director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic. The event is free and open to the campus community. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, please visit the Porter Chair homepage at http://www.emich.edu/coe/porterchair.
CAMPUS LIFE EXCURSION TO SEE THE DETROIT PISTONS PLAY AGAINST THE MIAMI HEAT: Join EMU's Campus Life at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday, Mar. 28, at 7:30 p.m. to see the Detroit Pistons take on The Miami Heat. The cost for this excursion is $30 for EMU students and $60 for the general public. This cost includes transportation and admission. Tickets can be purchased at all EMU Ticket Offices. Tickets go fast so please don’t miss out. Attendees should meet at the 2nd floor information desk in the Student Center for departure at 5:30 p.m. The return time to campus is approximately 11 p.m. Each ticket holder's complete participation is required when they purchase a ticket to an Eastern Excursion. This requires the ticket holder to ride the transportation and attend the event with the entire group. When you have your ticket you MUST complete the online form at campuslife.emich.edu/events/excursions. To purchase tickets, call or visit the EMU Ticket Office at 487-2282.
EASTERN MICHIGAN WRITING PROJECT: Eastern Michigan Writing Project (EMWP) is pleased to announce Inkstains, a summer writing camp for middle and high school students on the campus of EMU. The middle school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 7 to Friday, July 11. The high school writer's camp is scheduled for Monday, July 14 to Friday, July 18. The camp runs Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The cost of the camp is $225. For more information, or to request a brochure and application, please contact Kim Pavlock at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Inkstains camp brochure and application are also available to download from the EMWP website: http://emichwp.org/wp/for-families/inkstains-writing-camp/
Arts, Film & Entertainment
HISTORY OF MICHIGAN WORKS AND THEIR UNIONS FILM SCREENING: Please join the EMU Women's and Gender Studies for the film screening "From Calumet to Kalamazoo: A History of Michigan Workers and their Unions" on Monday, Mar. 10, 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Student Center Auditorium. For questions, please contact Carol Haddad at 487-1161 or email at email@example.com.
CELEBRATING WOMEN AND HIP HOP: The EMU Women's and Gender Studies is please to present Women's History Month 2014 with a performance "My Mic Sounds: The Remix" on Tuesday, Mar. 11, 1 - 8 p.m., in the Ballroom and Salon, in McKenny Hall. Please contact Nicole Carter at 487-3260 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. for more information.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS: AMP! Student Organization will present a public art contest for EMU students. The theme will be "Climate Change." The winner’s artwork will be funded and displayed on Eastern’s campus, along with a solo exhibition in the Mark Jefferson Science Building. AMP! will be hosting an information session on how to submit a design on Wednesday, Mar. 12, 8:30 p.m., in the King Hall Lobby. This is a free event. Information on the project, The Elapsing City, will be presented by Maria- Serena Poli, professor in the department of geography and geology. This information session will focus on causes of climate change and how it effects our lives. Poli will help student artists find inspiration from the scientific point of view.
The Elapsing City is a public art project with the goal of stimulating awareness of Global Climate Change, as well as encouraging student artists to create artwork related to this important social issue. Photographers will capture the process and photos will be exhibited at the end of the semester in the Mark Jefferson Science Building lobby. The Elapsing City is a project of AMP!, a student organization at EMU dedicated to connecting EMU student artists with audiences, venues and opportunities. AMP! presents a diverse array of programming throughout the school year. For more information, visit AMP! at www.emuamp.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/emuamp. For questions, please contact Kristin Danko at email@example.com.
EMU PLANETARIUM ROLLS OUT THEIR 2014 LINE-UP OF MOVIES: The EMU Planetarium has a new line-up of movies for 2014. Tickets are $5 and are available in person at the door, at any EMU ticket office, online at www.emutix.com or by phone at 487-2282. All shows are open to the public. Seating capacity is limited to 37 and all shows will start promptly at their designated times so please arrive early. The EMU Planetarium is located at 402 Mark Jefferson Science Complex. Ticket price includes seasonal stargazing prior to the featured movie. Below are the movies currently featured at the Planetarium for the 2014 season:
"Back To The Moon For Good," offers an exciting, educational fulldome show narrated by award-winning actor Tim Allen. The 25-minute digital film highlights the history of exploring the moon and provides an insider’s look at the teams vying for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized prize in history. The stunning visuals and compelling narrative of the show explain the importance of the Google Lunar XPRIZE in encouraging today’s space entrepreneurs and innovators to collaborate toward building a new space economy while inspiring the next generation to “shoot for the moon.” This movie is appropriate for 13 years and up audience. Show dates and times are as follows:
- Saturday, Mar. 29 - 3:15 p.m.
- Wednesday, Apr. 9 - 8 p.m.
- Friday, Apr. 11 - 5:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Apr. 16 - 8 p.m.
- Friday, Apr. 25 - 7:30 p.m.
" The Little Star that Could," is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. Eventually, Little Star finds his planets. Each planet is introduced to your audiences with basic information about our Solar System. Run time is 35 minutes and is appropriate for all ages, recommended for families. K-6 Education Guides are available. Each “Little Star” show includes “Seasonal Stargazing” with a run time of 7 minutes. Please visit the "Little Star That Could" to see a preview of the movie. This movie is appropriate for all ages. Show dates and times are as follows:
- Saturday, Mar. 15 - 2 p.m
- Saturday, Mar. 29 - 2 p.m.
- Friday, Apr. 25 - 6 p.m.
“Stars,” back for a limited time engagement. Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that lights the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars. Narrated by Mark Hamill. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Please visit "Stars" to watch a preview of the movie. Show dates and times are as follows:
- Saturday, Mar. 15 - 3:15 p.m.
- Friday, Apr. 11 - 7 p.m.
Check out their Facebook Page at EMU Planetarium Facebook Page. For questions or more information, please call Norbert Vance at 487-4146 or email Tom Kasper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUSTIN MOORE IN CONCERT AT THE CONVOCATION CENTER: Tickets are now on sale for the Justin Moore's "Off the Beaten Path" tour on Saturday, Mar. 15, at the EMU Convocation Center. Also starring Randy Houser, with special guest John Thompson. Tickets are available in person at any EMU Ticket Office, online at www.emutix.com or by phone at 487-2282. For more information on Justin Moore visit www.moorejustinmusic.com.
Please visit the EMU Athletics homepage for more information about all Eagles athletic games, schedules, rosters and much more. For ticket information, go to EMU Tickets or call the ticket office at 487-2282. All football games will be broadcasted live on WEMU 89.1.
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Saturday, Mar. 8, 2 p.m., Convocation Center
- Eagle Invitation, Saturday, Mar. 8, Bowen Field House
- MAC Championships, Saturday, Mar. 22, Convocation Center
- EMU vs. Notre Dame, Friday, Mar. 28, 2 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Akron, Saturday, Mar. 29, 2 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Akron, Sunday, Mar. 30, 1 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Saturday, Apr. 5, 2 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Sunday, Apr. 6, 1 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Western Michigan (DH), Friday, Apr. 18, 1 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Northern Illinois, Saturday, Apr. 19, 2 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Northern Illinois, Sunday, Apr. 20, 1 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. IPFW (DH), Tuesday, Apr. 29, 3 p.m., Varsity Field
- EMU vs. Western Michigan, Friday, Mar. 28, 1 p.m., Chippewa Club
- EMU vs. Bowling Green, Saturday, Mar. 29, 1 p.m., Chippewa Club
- EMU vs. Miami, Friday, Apr. 11, 1 p.m., Claudia Wasik Tennis Complex
- EMU vs. Ball State, Saturday, Apr. 12, 1 p.m., Claudia Wasik Tennis Complex
- EMU vs. Northern Kentucky, Friday, Mar. 14, 5 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northern Kentucky, Saturday, Mar. 15, 2 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northern Kentucky, Sunday, Mar. 16, 12 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northwestern, Wednesday, Mar. 26, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Kent State, Friday, Mar. 28, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Kent State, Saturday, Mar. 29, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Kent State, Sunday, Mar. 30, 1 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Michigan State, Tuesday, Apr. 1, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northern Illinois, Friday, Apr. 11, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northern Illinois, Saturday, Apr. 12, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Northern Illinois, Sunday, Apr. 13, 1 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. University of Michigan, Wednesday, Apr. 16, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Miami, Friday, Apr. 18, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Miami, Saturday, Apr. 19, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Miami, Sunday, Apr. 20, 1 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Madonna, Tuesday, Apr. 29, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Bowling Green, Wednesday, Apr. 30, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Friday, May 9, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Saturday, May 10, 3 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Central Michigan, Sunday, May 11, 1 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
- EMU vs. Notre Dame, Tuesday, May 13, 6 p.m., Oestrike Stadium
WEIGHT WATCHERS @ WORK PROGRAM AT EMU: You can still join the Weight Watchers @ Work program at EMU. The weekly meetings will be on Fridays, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in room 100, McKenny (HR Training Suite). The cost of the 12-week session is $161.00 (regular price) or $150 (Blue Cross Blue Shield or Blue Care Network Member Discount).
Weight Watchers registration is now online in lieu of on-site registration. To register, click the link below and complete the online form. You have the option to pay with a credit/debit card or an e-check at https://registrations.888-3-florine.com/Atwork.asp?csid=16218. Registration must be completed by Friday, February 21. A minimum of 15 participants is needed for the session to begin February 21. Credit/debit cards or bank accounts will not be billed until the minimum of 15 participants have registered for the meeting. You will receive an email confirmation upon completing registration. A second email will be sent when the payment transaction is processed confirming that you have been billed. FSA cards will not be accepted for payment. To receive reimbursement from your FSA account, please contact Chontae Sylvertooth at email@example.com for the proper form.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMU WOMEN'S GOLF LEAGUE: Are you looking forward to spring? Are you a golfer and interested in playing on the EMU Women's Golf League at Eagle Crest Resort? The Women's Golf League plays on Wednesday evenings starting at the end of April and it goes through the middle of August. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please contact Molly Weir at: email@example.com or Vicki Reaume at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE GROUP FITNESS CLASSES AT THE REC/IM & GET FIT CHALLENGE: The REC/IM has partnered with Residence Life, Campus Life, Human Resources and Student Government to make all Group Fitness classes FREE to EMU students, faculty and staff for the Winter 2014 semester. Registration is required and forms are available on our website or at the front desk. REC/IM Membership is NOT required for the Group Fitness classes. Registration for classes can be completed at any time during the Winter 2014 Semester. Visit Free Group Fitness Schedule or call the REC/IM at 487-1338.
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 email@example.com.
- Call Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAKUP (800) 773-2587 or email at www.1800speakup.org or visit the Crime Stoppers homepage.
- For more information on public safety, please visit the EMU Public Safety Tips homepage.
- EMU publishes a Daily Crime Log of all crimes reported to the EMU Department of Public Safety. This information can be viewed at EMU Daily Crime Log homepage. EMU also publishes the Daily Crime Log for the City of Ypsilanti.
- Online, real-time crime mapping covering EMU and the City of Ypsilanti is available at: http://geodata.acad.emich.edu/Crime/Main.htm.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com or call 487-2484. All events are subject to approval.
2014/2015 COMMISSION ON WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP NOW AVAILABLE: Applications are being accepted for the 2014/2015 EMU Commission on Women Scholarship. Please download the application at: http://www.emich.edu/finaid/scholarships.php. This scholarship is open to both admitted undergraduate and graduate students who plan to be or are enrolled at least half-time. This is a one-time scholarship for the academic year (the award will be split evenly between fall 2014 and winter 2015 semesters). If you meet the additional required criteria, please submit all documentation by Monday, Mar. 3, 2014. For questions regarding the scholarship, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 487-0455.
NEW SCHOLARSHIP FUND AVAILABLE: A new scholarship fund is available for students pursuing degrees relevant to work in libraries and related organizations. Applications and nominations are now being sought for the Stella and Rose Romanow Endowed Scholarship Fund for Excellence in Library Sciences, which is available to both undergraduate and graduate students. Information and application forms are available at the following website: http://www.emich.edu/library/about/romanow-scholarship2/
SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: To find out about current scholarship opportunities, go to search scholarships.