EMU Today
Friday, October 31, 2014

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO DRIVE THE EMU COMMUNITY TO THE POLLS ON NOV. 4: The Academic Service Learning Department, Student Government, Vision Volunteer Coordinator and the CMA are looking for volunteers to drive the EMU community to the polls for the 2nd Ride To The Polls event on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Click on the Drive to the Polls link to sign up for shifts. Shifts are one hour each and will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 8 p.m. Drivers will be looping from EMU to our local polling locations. If you are not able to volunteer, please forward this message to other EMU faculty and staff. 


YOUR VOICE YOUR VOTE: RIDES TO THE POLLS ON NOV. 4: A collaborative effort has brought together the second “Rides to the Polls” event. Take advantage of free shuttles that will transport students, staff and faculty to Ypsilanti polling locations. Get out and get your voice heard in the November 4th elections. Shuttle service will run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with pick-up and drop-off from the front of the Eastern Eateries.

Later, join the “After Party” from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom A to watch the voting results. Free food, refreshments and prizes will be available with your "I Voted" sticker. This event is hosted by Academic Service-Learning, Student Government, VISION Volunteer Center and the Center of Multicultural Affairs.


BLACK HISTORY MONTH COMMITTEE CALL OUT: The Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is seeking help from all interested individuals to help with the planning of EMU's annual Black History Month of events which will take place during the month of February 2015. The CMA Office will continue to host it’s annual “Hustle Your Heart Out Fundraiser” which includes food, hustling lessons and prizes from various EMU community businesses. If you have ideas for educational, social or volunteer programs geared towards creating awareness of black culture, we hope you will volunteer. Our goal is to celebrate, appreciate and engage people who identify with black culture. Please join us for our first planning meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in room 347 in the Student Center. For more information, please contact Ebony Walls at emucmaffairs@gmail.com.


FALL INTO FITNESS AT THE ANNUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS AND WELLNESS FAIR: The annual EMU Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held on Friday, Oct. 31, from 12 - 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. There will be free healthy snacks, biometric screenings, massages and flu shots for employees enrolled in the EMU health plans. Get a consultation with benefits vendors, discounts and other offers from local businesses and information about EMU child care services. Benefits staff will be available to answer open enrollment questions. EMU sweatshirt giveaway and register for other prizes. For questions, please contact the HR Benefits office at 487-3195 or hr_benefits@emich.edu. Also check out the Benefits website for more information.


18 PRIZES IN 18 DAYS FOR WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON TICKET PURCHASES: Season tickets for the 2014-15 EMU women's basketball season are on sale with three great ways to see the Eagles in action. EMU will host 14 women's basketball contests at the Convocation Center, and if you buy your season tickets by Nov. 13, you could win a great prize from the EMU Department of Athletics. For more information, please read the 18 Prizes in 18 Days News Release


EMU UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES OFFERS SCREENING FOR TRAVELERS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN TO A COUNTRY AFFECTED BY EBOLA OUTBREAKS: While Ebola poses little risk to the U.S. general population, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended that college health services contact all students, staff and faculty coming to campus from any of the countries where Ebola has had a significant impact. EMU University Health Services (UHS) will be conducting phone screenings for those who, within the past 21 days, may have been in a location where outbreaks have occurred. If UHS determines that someone is at risk, it will work with the Washtenaw County Health Department for guidance on how that person should be monitored. 

UHS has reached out to those who it believes to have traveled to/from an area of concern, however it can be difficult to identify all who might be affected. For those who may have traveled to or from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Nigeria within the past 21 days, please call University Health Services at 487-1122, so that staff can determine your level of risk exposure and provide you with information for monitoring your health. When calling, please let UHS know that you were recently in one of the countries where outbreaks are occurring and that you would like to speak with a nurse. For those seeking further information, you may access the CDC website and read the "Advice for Colleges, Universities and Students on Ebola."

Today's Events

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 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 or email at djohn144@emich.edu.

NOTE: An asterisk denotes a new item.


Lectures & Presentations

THESIS DEFENSE: Bernadette Jones from the psychology department will defend her thesis, "Intention to Screen for Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Terror Management Health Model Perspective," on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 9:15 a.m. in room 327 in the Science Complex. For more information, contact Ashley Stauffer at 487-1155.


“INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, JUSTICE AND CLIMATE CHANGE”: The Philosophy Speaker Series continues with Kyle Powys Whyte, from MSU who will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 300 in Halle Library. In his talk, Whyte will argue that states such as Michigan and scientific organizations have three kinds of moral responsibilities to Indigenous peoples for climate change mitigation and adaptation. For questions, please contact Peter Higgins at phiggin1@emich.edu or call 487-1018.


EMERGING VOICES OF MENA AMERICAN YOUTH: WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES: Join Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, professor and program coordinator of Counselor Education at North Carolina State University and the 2014 Michael Morris Chair as she presents the results of her research and conduct panel and group conversations about related issues on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public. For questions, please contact Regina George at 487-1060 or email at rgeorge@emich.edu.


CURATOR WILL SHARE COLLECTION FROM MR. CLEMENT'S LIBRARY: In 1923, Michigan industrialist and avid book collector William L. Clements opened a small library on the Ann Arbor campus of the U of M. Nearly a century later, the library has grown into one of the world's great archives of American history with an unsurpassed collection of rare books, pamphlets, maps, prints, photographs and manuscripts. Please join Brian Leigh Dunnigan, the associate director and curator of maps at the Clement's Library as he introduces the library's collections on Monday, Nov. 10, from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in room 300 in Halle Library. For questions, please contact Mary-Elizabeth Murphy at 487-1018 or email at mmurph54@emich.edu.


AUTHOR ANN LAUTERBACH PRESENTS HER CREATIVE WORK: The EMU Creative Writing Department is pleased to welcome author Ann Lauterbach who will present her creative work on Monday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., in Halle Library Auditorium. Books will be for sale at the event thanks to the EMU Student Center Bookstore. For more information or questions, please contact David Boeving at davidboeving@gmail.com.


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, Nov. 11, 1:30 - 3 p.m., room 300, Halle Library
  • Friday, Dec. 5, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., room 300, Halle Library

Please register at environmental_health_safety@emich.edu or call 487-0794.


GEORGE LIEPA SIGMA XI ANNUAL SPEAKER SERIES: Gary Huffnagle, professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan will be the guest speaker at the George Liepa Sigma Xi Lectureship on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium. Huffnagle will speak on "Your Gut: More than a Digestive System." A reception with desserts will immediately follow the presentation. LBC approved. Free and open to the public. For more information or questions, please contact Rae Anne Yuskowatz at 487-8040.


STAR LECTURE SERIES CONTINUES WITH TALK ON "WHAT IS EFFORTLESSNESS?": The Honors College proudly announces the 2014-15 Star Lecture Series: "Soar Higher: Pursuing a life well-lived." The third Star Lecture will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Brian Bruya, assistant professor of philosophy at EMU will talk on “What is Effortlessness?” 

Everyone knows what it feels like to accomplish something with a feeling of effortlessness, but creating a theory of human behavior that includes a concept of effortlessness has proven to be difficult. In this talk, Bruya will discuss three approaches toward effortless that can contribute to a workable theory of effortlessness. From early Chinese philosophy, he will discuss elements of Daoist spontaneity; from behavioral psychology, he will discuss work in post-voluntary attention and autotelic experience; and from cognitive science, he will discuss studies on the focus and control of attention. Together, these disparate approaches help us understand effortlessness as an objective phenomenon, as a subjective experience and as an avenue for improving one's life. To see the complete series, please visit 2014-15 Star Lecture Series. For questions, please contact Rebecca Sipes at rsipe@emich.edu.


VIRAL ART AND STREET ART BLOGGER RJ RUSHMORE TO SPEAK AT EMU: Vandalog began in October 2008 as an online place for people to keep up to date on what’s going on with street art. Today, its focus is on coverage of street art, graffiti, and viral art globally. RJ Rushmore, the founder and editor-in-chief of Vandalog will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Halle Library Auditorium. Rushmore became a fan of street art alongside his father when they began collecting art and searching out street art together in early 2008. He is currently working for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts program and is the artist liaison for The L.I.S.A. Project NYC. For questions, please contact Gregory Tom at 487-0465.


"THE RICHLY TEXTURED LIFE" - TOPIC FOR 2015 STAR LECTURE SERIES: The Honors College proudly announces the 2014-15 Star Lecture Series: "Soar Higher: Pursuing a life well-lived." The forth Star Lecture will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the Halle Library Auditorium. Ron Delph, professor of history at EMU will speak on “The Richly Textured Life.”

How does one achieve a richly textured, well-lived and fulfilled life? This is not merely the result of success in one’s chosen profession, although that is important. It is not dependent upon material wealth, although that too plays a role. A large circle of friends and family are part of the equation, of course, but they alone will not define a well-lived, fulfilled life. Fulfillment in life, and creating a life that is well lived and richly textured, comes when an individual’s thoughts, actions, time, and engagement allow him or her to nourish the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs inherent within the human condition. Creativity, kindness, wonder, sweat, an appreciation of beauty and a sense of one’s place in the world—past, present and future—all are present in a life well lived. In his talk, professor Delph will explore the many facets that go into a life well lived and show how they work together to create a rich and rewarding, fulfilled life. To see the complete series, please visit 2014-15 Star Lecture Series. For questions, please contact Rebecca Sipes at rsipe@emich.edu.


Conferences & Workshops


PREZI GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH WORKSHOP: The EMU Graduate School is pleased to present Prezi for your GRC presentation or for a future presentation on Monday, Nov. 3, 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the Bonisteel Lab in Porter Building. Presented by professor Michael McVey. To register for the workshop, please go to http://goo.gl/ub1Od2. For questions, please send an email to: emu_grc@emich.edu.


EMU HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL GREAT LAKES MOCK TRIAL INVITATIONAL: EMU and the political science department will host its annual Great Lakes Mock Trial Invitation, a four round (two-day) tournament on Saturday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 9. All courts, war rooms and presentations will be held in Pray-Harrold. Registration is $150 per team and the tournament is limited to 24 teams, based on a first come, first served basis. Guests are allowed to attend the trials free of charge. For more information or to register a team, please visit http://www.emich.edu/polisci/glmock/index.php. For questions, please contact Mark Maironis at 487-1461 or via email at mmaironis@emich.edu.


GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH WORKSHOP: The EMU Graduate School is pleased to present the workshop “Academically Speaking,” which will provide oral communication techniques that can assist students in professionally presenting their research and creative activity. The workshop is designed to support graduate student research and the Graduate Research Conference (GRC) and is open to all graduate students. The workshop will be held on the following date and time:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 11, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Halle Library Auditorium. Presented by Professor Don Ritzehnein.

To register for the workshop, please go to http://goo.gl/ub1Od2. For questions, please send an email to: emu_grc@emich.edu.


BUDGETING AND PERSONAL SPENDING SEMINAR: Join us on Friday, Nov. 7 from 3 – 5 p.m. in room 301 in the Student Center for a free seminar on budgeting and personal spending. Find out more at www. emich.edu/personalfinance. LBC approved. RSVP to Elena O'Connor at eoconnor@emich.edu.


INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION LAB WORKSHOP: The EMU Graduate School is pleased to present a workshop called “Innovation and Commercialization” Lab – taking your research to market on Friday, Nov. 14, 2:45 - 4 p.m. on the third floor in the Student Center. Presented by professor Phil Rufe and Celeste Stachurski, doctoral student, Technology Studies. Register for the workshop at http://goo.gl/ub1Od2. For questions, please send an email to: emu_grc@emich.edu.


USING CREDIT CAREFULLY SEMINAR: Join us on Friday, Nov. 21 from 3 – 5 p.m. in room 104 in the Student Center for a free seminar on using credit carefully. Find out more at emich.edu/personalfinance. LBC approved. RSVP to Elena O'Connor at eoconnor@emich.edu.


Activities and Events


"A TRADITION OF LEADERSHIP” EXHIBIT AT MCKENNY GALLERY: This exhibit highlights Eastern’s rich history of leadership in and out of the classroom. Unique artifacts such as Frederic Alexander’s personal scrapbook, Mark Jefferson’s passport, an original basketball rim designed by Albert Spaulding, a cookbook from 1912, and a bowling pin from the original student center, McKenny Union, have been brought out of University Archives for viewing. Visit the new McKenny Gallery, step back in time and connect with those who learned, taught, worked and walked the paths here at Eastern. The Gallery will be open during these dates/times:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 5, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 18, 4 – 6 p.m.

For more information, please contact Debra Burke, 487-6895 or email dburke15@emich.edu.


24TH ANNUAL TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS: The EMU Alumni Association is proud to present the 24th Annual Teaching Excellence Awards on Thursday, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Friends and guests are invited to join the for a wine and dessert reception to honor our five distinguished professors. Tickets for this event are $15 per person or 10 per student. Please RSVP by Friday, Oct. 31 online at emich.edu/alumni and click on event registration. For questions, please call the Office for Alumni Relations at 487-0250.


* MICHIGAN COLLEGIATE JOB FAIR: EMU presents the Michigan Collegiate Job Fair on Friday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burton Manor in Livonia. The Job Fair is open to seniors and alumni of any two or four-year college and is an excellent opportunity for job seekers to meet with recruiters. Employers who participate in the Job Fair primarily seek entry-level candidates for positions in business, engineering, sciences, technology, liberal arts, human services and allied health. Click on the list of participating employers to see who will be at the Job Fair. Job Fair attendees may register online at www.mcjf.org through Wednesday, Nov. 12, for $10; thereafter it will be $15 at the door.


Arts, Film & Entertainment


EMU PLANETARIUM'S FALL LINE-UP OF MOVIES: The EMU Planetarium has rolled out their Fall line-up of movies. Tickets are $5, and are available 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. The movies are as follows:

"Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens" on Tuesday, Nov. 4 with a showtime of 8:15 p.m.Once a planet of great mystery, now we know more than ever before about its amazing system of rings, moons, and storms thanks to modern robotic space pioneers. In this modern 36-minute production, audiences can experience an immersive exploration of one of the most amazing and dynamic planetary collections of our solar system. From its bizarre moons with mysterious features, to the millions of icy particles that compose the enigmatic rings, this is the three-dimensional tour of the Saturnian system that goes beyond the CG experience - It's like flying piggyback on the Cassini spacecraft! Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Run time 36 minutes.


"Back To The Moon: For Good" on Tuesday, Nov. 4 with a showtime of 7:30 p.m. This movie offers an exciting, educational full dome 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.

"The Little Star that Could," is a story about a 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. This movie is appropriate for all ages.

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 - Showtime 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 13 - Showtime 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 20 - Showtime 1 p.m.

"Season of Light" The Season of Light presentation traces the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season — from the burning Yule log, sparkling Christmas tree lights and candles in windows, to the lighting of luminaries in the American Southwest and the traditional ritual of the Hanukkah Menorah. The show also recounts the historical religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice — not only Christian and Jewish, but also Celtic, Nordic, Roman, Irish, Mexican and Hopi. It also takes a look at some of our more light-hearted seasonal traditions: from gift-giving and kissing under the mistletoe, to songs about lords a-leaping and ladies dancing, and the custom of decking the halls with greenery and candles. St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, and Santa Claus all drop by as well. Appropriate for all ages. Run time is 36 minutes. Show dates and times:

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 - Showtime 2:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 13 - Showtime 2:15 p.m.

For questions or more information, please call Norbert Vance at 487-4146 or email Tom Kasper at tkasper@emich.edu. Visit the Planetarium Facebook Page or go to www.emich.edu/planetarium.


EMU UNIVERSITY GALLERY FEATURES FIBER EXHIBITION: The EMU University Gallery, located in the Student Center is pleased to present the exhibit New Fiber 2014 now through Dec. 10. This national juried exhibition featuring contemporary fiber art in a broad range of forms. Works selected will include pieces rooted in traditional and contemporary approaches to fiber art. A reception will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 4 - 7 p.m., University Gallery. To see the complete schedule of upcoming exhibits, please visit University Gallery events. For questions, please contact Gregory Tom at 487-0465.

EMU FORD GALLERY EXHIBITIONS: The EMU Ford Gallery, located in Ford Hall will feature the following exhibitions for the 2014 semester. For the complete schedule of upcoming events, hours and additional information, please visit Ford Gallery Exhibitions.

  • Graduate and Undergraduate Exhibitions/Capstone Exhibition/Senior BFA Exhibition: 11/17/14 - 11/21/14: Featuring the work of graduation BFA candidates, this all media show is organized, curated and installed entirely by students in the Capstone class and serves to highlight their respective bodies of work.
  • MA Thesis Exhibition: Meghan Lee & Amanda Zsot: 12/8/14 - 12/12/14: A reception will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Ford Gallery.

To see the complete schedule of upcoming exhibits, please visit Ford Gallery events. For questions, please contact Gregory Tom at 487-0465.



JOIN THE PARTY AT "TURN IT UP, TURN IT GREEN": The EMU Department of Athletics announces a new game day experience for the 2014 campaign. For the Eagle’s home games on Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and Nov. 28, the department will host the "Turn it Up, Turn It Green" pep rally prior to the game at the Convocation Center.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. with the EMU marching band performing, then the EMU football team will arrive, along with Coach Chris Creighton who will fire up the crowd with a pregame speech. The marching band will close out the event before the EMU football team heads to "The Factory" at Rynearson Stadium to prepare for battle against its opponent. The pregame party is free and open to the public. Tickets for the football game start at just $12 for adults and $5 for youth (12 years old and under). EMU students get in for free. For ticket information, go to EMU Tickets or call the ticket office at 487-2282.


GO EMU EAGLES: 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, Nov. 1, TBA, Rynearson Stadium
  • EMU vs. Toledo, Friday, Nov. 28, TBA Rynearson Stadium



FREE ARTIST’S WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN AGES 7-12: The EMU Art Department is offering free art classes for children ages 7-12 so that art education majors enrolled in ARTE 460 can gain valuable experience in teaching art to children before they begin student teaching in schools. The art classes will be offered every Tuesday evening from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in room 210 in Ford Hall and run through Dec. 2. Teachers will develop age appropriate lessons with the guidance of an experienced art educator. Free and open to the public. To reserve a place for your child, please contact Camilla McCombe at 487-5969. Come and make art with our talented teachers.


NEW EMU CAMPUS DIRECTORY FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF NOW AVAILABLE: The Division of Communications in collaboration with the Division of Information of Technology has developed a new EMU campus directory. The new directory is touch compatible and features a responsive design for optimized display and functionality on desktop, tablet or mobile devices. Users can now search for students, faculty or staff via a single search box with results being cleanly displayed in expandable/collapsible rows. The new campus directory can be accessed directly at www.emich.edu/directory or by using the single search box at the top of any EMU webpage. For more details, please read the press release about the new EMU Campus Directory. Please contact Darcy Gifford at 487-5375 or dgiffor2@emich.edu if you have any questions.


PERSONAL DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS/UPDATES: Personal Directory Listings are populated through the Banner system. To check your personal listing for accuracy, please visit http://it.emich.edu/service/online/directory/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.

If a listing needs to be updated, an employee’s supervisor should update the information through a link located on the supervisor’s My.Emich Employee tab. Instructions are as follows:

  • Click on the Employee tab
  • Click on the Employee link below the row of tabs
  • Click on the Update Employee Campus Address link. You will then see a table of your direct reports. To edit, click on the EID or Phone links to edit. Once you have completed your edits, click the Submit button. NOTE: it may take up to 24 hours for your change to take effect. 

For non-supervisory staff, alternate update methods are explained on the Directory Information Updates page at https://www.emich.edu/it/services/directoryupdates.php.


EMU ONLINE DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS: Please take the time to check your department directory listing at http://www.emich.edu/telephones/ for accuracy. If the information needs to be updated, please send the information to: dept_directory@emich.edu. For questions, contact Debra Burke at 487-6895 or by e-mail at dburke15@emich.edu.

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.


EMU PUBLIC SAFETY TIPS AND REMINDERS: The EMU Police Department provides 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.

The EMU Police Department 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.




SEARCH SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: To find out about current scholarship opportunities, go to search scholarships.

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