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Press releases and news by month, 2006: JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJune JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


Archives: Faculty negotiations information, 2006Faculty strike information, 2006


December 2006

[ 12.18.06 ] Preliminary autopsy results on student death at EMU

[ 12.16.06 ] An open message to the EMU community regarding the death of a student

[ 12.12.06 ] Eastern Michigan University names new head of marketing and communications

[ 12.12.06 ] EMU's Coatings Research Institute receives $1 million Air Force contract to conduct variety of research

[ 12.06.06 ] EMU's Mannari awarded Chartered Scientist qualification

[ 12.06.06 ] President Fallon responds to the regents' resignation

[ 12.06.06 ] EMU regents respond to the resignation of three board members

[ 12.05.06 ] Three EMU regents announce their resignations

[ 12.02.06 ] EMU to host young alumni VIP reception at All-American Rejects concert, Dec. 18

November 2006

[ 11.30.06 ] Top state education official to speak at EMU Commencement Dec. 17

[ 11.21.06 ] EMU, AAUP counsels to meet in preliminary hearing with fact finder today

[ 11.16.06 ] Target awards grant to EMU's Jumpstart program to tackle illiteracy

[ 11.16.06 ] WEMU receives "gold" from Ann Arbor News readers for third straight year

[ 11.14.06 ] Eastern Michigan University regents approve 41 staff appointments

[ 11.14.06 ] EMU Regents approve six retirements

[ 11.14.06 ] Eastern Michigan University regents award emeritus status to four

[ 11.09.06 ] EMU student accounting group receives "superior" status from national organization

[ 11.09.06 ] Michigan Collegiate Job Fair set for Nov. 17

[ 11.09.06 ] Pistons' Joe Dumars to speak at EMU Nov. 13

[ 11.09.06 ] EMU students win second place in Federal Reserve Competition

[ 11.09.06 ] Ann Arbor philanthropist funds education scholarships

[ 11.07.06 ] EMU's Csicsila wins National Endowment for Humanities grant

[ 11.06.06 ] EMU's Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising program earns international accreditation by the Textile Institute

[ 11.06.06 ] EMU signs transfer agreement with Monroe County Community College

[ 11.03.06 ] EMU's Student Center hosts grand opening events Nov. 6-17

[ 11.03.06 ] EMU's new Student Center opens Nov 6, as hub for student-focused services, events and activities

[ 11.03.06 ] Eastern Michigan University names Abraham diversity director

[ 11.02.06 ] EMU students to bring 'Sleeping Beauty' to life Dec. 1

October 2006

[ 10.31.06 ] EMU to host wine tasting social for alumni Nov. 9

[ 10.31.06 ] EMU to host Collegiate Clash alumni tailgate, Nov. 11

[ 10.31.06 ] Parking changes, new bus stop begin Monday, Nov. 6 at Student Center

[ 10.30.06 ] EMU student newspaper receives 19 awards from Michigan Collegiate Press Association

[ 10.30.06 ] EMU Foundation, athletics team up to help University preserve Division I status

[ 10.26.06 ] EMU professor receives national award for hospitality and tourism education

[ 10.26.06 ] Campus Life begins move-in to new facility

[ 10.24.06 ] EMU regents approve state appropriation request for fiscal year 2008

[ 10.24.06 ] Community groups, EMU team to revitalize University-neighborhood intersection

[ 10.24.06 ] EMU regents affirm Pray-Harrold as top capital outlay request

[ 10.24.06 ] EMU Convocation of Excellence honors exceptional educators

[ 10.18.06 ] EMU to dedicate monument to peace Oct. 21

[ 10.18.06 ] Negro League Baseball Exhibit remembers outstanding baseball

[ 10.18.06 ] Emmy award-winning director to open Fleming Lecture Series Oct. 20

[ 10.12.06 ] EMU celebrates homecoming Oct. 21

[ 10.12.06 ] Girl Scouts honor EMU's Bombyk with Women of Distinction Award

[ 10.06.06 ] The Princeton Review lists EMU College of Business as one of the 'best'

[ 10.04.06 ] Bi-partisan forum to tackle national health care issues at EMU Oct. 14

[ 10.04.06 ] Johnston family donates $100,000 to furnish early education classroom

September 2006

[ 09.29.06 ] EMU to host Children of Children photo exhibit Oct. 4-21

[ 09.29.06 ] EMU to participate in seminar about jobs in informational technology Oct. 6

[ 09.29.06 ] Pirate-themed Family Day provides educational treasures Oct. 7

[ 09.28.06 ] EMU to recognize scholarship recipients at Convocation of Excellence Oct. 7

[ 09.26.06 ] EMU, City of Ypsilanti work for mutual benefit with College Place Project

[ 09.20.06 ] EMU hosts Hesburgh Lecture entitled "The Rest is History: All 0.1 % of it"

[ 09.18.06 ] WEMU voted best station by readers of Current magazine

[ 09.15.06 ] EMU Board of Regents change schedule to afternoon

[ 09.13.06 ] Faculty union agrees to EMU's offer for fact finder (4:30 p.m.)

[ 09.13.06 ] EMU faculty to consider settlement offer

[ 09.11.06 ] Strike suspended: Back to the classroom, back to the negotiating table

[ 09.11.06 ] EMU's offer to AAUP would keep EMU faculty salaries ahead of most Michigan universities

[ 09.07.06 ] EMU proposes fact finding in an attempt to settle faculty strike

[ 09.05.06 ] EMU terminates negotiations as AAUP refuses "last, best offer"

[ 09.03.06 ] EMU demands union put students first

[ 09.01.06 ] EMU negotiations update (5:45 p.m.)

August 2006

[ 08.31.06 ] EMU to file unfair labor practice as faculty walks away from negotiations

[ 08.28.06 ] EMU calls for mediation for faculty negotiations

[ 08.28.06 ] EMU Jumpstart Program helps set world record for reading

[ 08.23.06 ] EMU named one of "Best Midwestern Colleges" by The Princeton Review

[ 08.22.06 ] EMU musicians to participate in benefit concert for health clinics

[ 08.18.06 ] EMU's new general education program designed to prepare students for world

[ 08.16.06 ] EMU recognized as one of top 100 campuses for LGBT students

[ 08.04.06 ] EMU Convocation Center to be host site for girl's state basketball finals

[ 08.03.06 ] EMU student receives fellowship to Detroit River Wildlife Refuge

[ 08.03.06 ] EMU names Freman Hendrix to chief government relations post

July 2006

[ 07.28.06 ] EMU receives $3.4 million grant from U.S. Department of Education to help middle school students make college 'dream' more attainable

[ 07.28.06 ] EMU, American Honda Foundation partner to help kids understand science of everyday products

[ 07.26.06 ] EMU partners with Taiwan university to create study abroad program

[ 07.21.06 ] EMU Board of Regents approve tuition increase for 2006-07

[ 07.18.06 ] EMU, Project Lead the Way join forces to increase interest in engineering

[ 07.18.06 ] EMU Society for Human Resource Management student program recognized as one of nation's "Top 10"

[ 07.18.06 ] EMU launches full online master's degree in integrated marketing communications

[ 07.18.06 ] EMU, York University partner to launch master's certificate in project management

[ 07.14.06 ] EMU provides stage for Ypsilanti mayoral debate

[ 07.14.06 ] EMU president receives alumni honor from SUNY-Potsdam

[ 07.14.06 ] EMU campus life reorganizes in preparation for move to student center

[ 07.12.06 ] Shichtman explores possibility of Jewish studies program at EMU

June 2006

[ 06.23.06 ] EMU professor receives honor from Washtenaw County Health Organization

[ 06.23.06 ] EMU lecturer's book named finalist for book of the year by independent publishers

[ 06.21.06 ] Teen CERT conference at EMU starts national roll-out

[ 06.20.06 ] President Fallon's report to the Board of Regents

[ 06.20.06 ] EMU Regents approve four percent increase in room and board rates for 2006-07

[ 06.20.06 ] EMU Regents approve three new academic programs

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve 41 appointments of faculty to tenure track

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve emeritus status for four

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve one retirement

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve 37 faculty promotions

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve 19 new staff

[ 06.20.06 ] Regents approve three transfers

[ 06.16.06 ] EMU researcher examines Iraqi views about religion, politics, U.S.

[ 06.16.06 ] EMU signs articulation agreement with Owens Community College (Ohio)

[ 06.12.06 ] WEMU receives national jazz programming nominations

[ 06.12.06 ] EMU's Nielsen named to 2006 Baldrige Board of Examiners

[ 06.09.06 ] EMU begins negotiations with AAUP

[ 06.06.06 ] Diverse magazine recognizes EMU for increase in African Americans receiving undergraduate degrees

[ 06.06.06 ] Former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer to speak at EMU summit on African American males

[ 06.02.06 ] EMU makes history with presentation of first Ph.D

May 2006

[ 05.30.06 ] EMU alumni to help beautify campus June 3

[ 05.25.06 ] EMU student one of only two in Michigan to receive FBI internship

[ 05.23.06 ] EMU human resource program receives national recognition

[ 05.17.06 ] White House honors EMU alumna Cindy Hasselbring as one of the nation's top educators

[ 05.16.06 ] EMU Summerquest program lets high school students investigate unique career paths

[ 05.16.06 ] EMU lecture series looks at "Life after hydrocarbons"

[ 05.10.06 ] EMU, Lansing Community College sign articulation agreement to help students

[ 05.03.06 ] EMU to host young alumni life/career skills program May 16

April 2006

[ 04.28.06 ] EMUís counseling clinic offers summer tune-up for parenting skills

[ 04.28.06 ] EMU student uses visual impairment to benefit Voice of America

[ 04.28.06 ] Students, faculty, staff, alumni to tell their stories at EMU Day in Lansing May 2

[ 04.25.06 ] EMU students, Hayes Jones join rally for higher education April 26

[ 04.25.06 ] EMU commencement ceremony features Debbie Dingell, Gen. John Coburn

[ 04.24.06 ] EMU senior wins prestigious Fulbright teaching assistantship to Germany

[ 04.24.06 ] Thorne estate gift funds two endowed scholarships in special education

[ 04.21.06 ] EMU to host ĎReturn to Learní open house April 25

[ 04.21.06 ] President Fallon receives Michigan State University Distinguished Alumni Award

[ 04.20.06 ] EMU joins International Cyber-Security Education Coalition

[ 04.20.06 ] Eastern Michigan University to honor eight prominent alumni

[ 04.20.06 ] EMU student places second in national poetry category; forensics team finishes fifth in nation

[ 04.20.06 ] Fallon calls for greater sustained investment in higher education

[ 04.19.06 ] EMU College of Education gets Kellogg grant to establish summit dealing with issues facing African American males in K-12 education

[ 04.18.06 ] Loppnow appointed provost, vice president for academic affairs for EMU

[ 04.17.06 ] EMU receives Kellogg grant to establish African American literature collection, lecture series named for graduate Thomas A. Fleming

[ 04.17.06 ] EMU to host Indian film festival; discussion April 17-18

[ 04.10.06 ] Presidential Investiture commemorated in multimedia: photo, video, audio, and text

[ 04.10.06 ] Ryan Coleman signs a free-agent contract with the WNBA's Detroit Shock

[ 04.05.06 ] A.R. Rahman takes to the stage for EMU benefit concert April 15

March 2006

[ 03.31.06 ] Cesar E. Chavez Day

[ 03.29.06 ] Aviation Lecture Series opening features stories from three Tuskegee Airmen

[ 03.29.06 ] Congressman Dingell, Gen. (Ret.) Coburn to speak at EMU Commencement April 30

[ 03.29.06 ] Forensics Consultant for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation to Visit EMU

[ 03.28.06 ] From bats to furniture with a personality, EMU student research takes center stage at 26th Annual Undergraduate Symposium March 31

[ 03.28.06 ] EMU to induct four into COE Alumni Hall of Fame

[ 03.27.06 ] EMU College of Business honors Schmidt with Merlanti Ethics Award

[ 03.24.06 ] EMU's Salute to Excellence Week runs March 27 through April 3 (includes video)

[ 03.23.06 ] Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee gives EMU approval for Downing Hall renovations

[ 03.22.06 ] EMU hosts 36th Michigan Collegiate Job Fair March 24

[ 03.22.06 ] EMU forensics team wins Michigan Interscholastic Speech League competition

[ 03.21.06 ] Regents authorize negotiations with three food vendors for new EMU Student Center

[ 03.21.06 ] Regents authorize negotiations for new EMU Student Center bookstore operations

[ 03.21.06 ] EMU Board of Regents approve 15 staff appointments

[ 03.21.06 ] EMU Regents approve three retirements

[ 03.21.06 ] EMU Board of Regents approve two administrative/professional appointments

[ 03.21.06 ] President Fallon's report to the Board of Regents

[ 03.20.06 ] EMU alumni association to host event set in Plymouth March 31

[ 03.20.06 ] EMU, Pfizer experts to speak about ethical issues surrounding Alzheimer 's disease

[ 03.17.06 ] Researcher to address the role of fat cells in obesity, chronic diseases

[ 03.16.06 ] WEMU's Cluley wins state broadcasting honor

[ 03.13.06 ] Bank of Ann Arbor teams up with EMU to sponsor benefit concert

[ 03.13.06 ] Boone named interim dean of EMU College of Technology

[ 03.10.06 ] Famed musical director A.R. Rahman joins Global Rhythm All Stars for benefit concert at Eastern Michigan University April 15Concert ticket information

[ 03.08.06 ] Governor to speak at FIRST Robotics competition at EMU Convocation Center

[ 03.07.06 ] EMU students join IRS for the day in fraud investigation exercise

[ 03.07.06 ] A message from Dan Mathis, EMU's "President for a Day"

[ 03.06.06 ] EMU faculty, students fight to save history through veterans project

[ 03.01.06 ] EMU adds incentive for Ford employees who opt for educational buyout (includes video)

February 2006

[ 02.22.06 ] EMU's Campbell mixes fun, food at Olympic Festival

[ 02.22.06 ] EMU's Harless receives top honor from Michigan Campus Compact

[ 02.22.06 ] EMU students give up spring break to help others

[ 02.21.06 ] EMU names Derrick Gragg intercollegiate athletic director (includes video)

[ 02.20.06 ] President merges auxiliary, general fund budget operations

[ 02.16.06 ] Moodyís, Standard & Poorís affirm EMUís long-term debt rating

[ 02.13.06 ] EMU hosts young alumni reception Feb. 18

[ 02.13.06 ] EMU students' photos grace Jones Soda Co. labels

[ 02.09.06 ] Nominations sought for 2006 Merlanti Ethics Award

[ 02.09.06 ] EMU student receives Newsmaker Scholarship from Crain's Detroit Business

[ 02.09.06 ] EMU selects new vice president for University advancement

[ 02.08.06 ] EMU moving forward with plans for facilities improvement fund

[ 02.07.06 ] EMU Society of Physics Students named outstanding chapter

[ 02.06.06 ] EMU Jumpstart Program gets highest evaluation in nation while helping preschoolers with literacy skills

[ 02.02.06 ] EMU honors Washtenaw legislative delegation with inaugural STAR awards

[ 02.01.06 ] EMU honors eight with induction into Athletic Hall of Fame Feb. 11

January 2006

[ 01.30.06 ] EMU women's track star named finalist for "Michigan's Best" honor

[ 01.25.06 ] EMU students team with NFL to tackle diversity issues

[ 01.25.06 ] EMU marks dedication of Dean L. Rockwell Wrestling Facility

[ 01.25.06 ] EMU First-Year Program receives national recognition

[ 01.24.06 ] December gifts to EMU show significant gain; exceed $1.3 million

[ 01.20.06 ] Eastern Michigan University announces staff reassignments

[ 01.17.06 ] President's report to the Board of Regents

[ 01.17.06 ] Regents approve restructuring of scholarship program

[ 01.17.06 ] Regents approve naming of Dean L. Rockwell Wrestling Facility

[ 01.17.06 ] Regents approve extension of tuition waiver program to EMU Foundation

[ 01.17.06 ] Regents approve 13 new staff appointments

[ 01.17.06 ] Regents grant emeritus status to two faculty

[ 01.13.06 ] EMU agreement with Korean university could help Michigan as well

[ 01.13.06 ] Student athletes make school history with academic success

[ 01.12.06 ] EMU provost announces leadership changes within academic affairs

[ 01.11.06 ] Minnesota Justice Alan Page highlights EMU's MLK Day events

[ 01.10.06 ] EMU, Ypsilanti Library offer workshop about Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Jan. 29

[ 01.10.06 ] Eastern Michigan University to host Phoenix, Tucson alumni events

[ 01.06.06 ] Temple educator explores race, gender in urban education reform during EMUís John W. Porter Chair in Urban Education Speaker Series Jan. 26

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