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Contact Ward Mullens at University Communications, 734.487.4400, for additional details on any of these releases.

Press releases and news by month, 2007: JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


December 2007

[ 12.21.07 ] EMU's College of Business to offer undergraduate degree at Livonia site

[ 12.20.07 ] EMU's week-long celebration honors Martin Luther King's legacy

[ 12.18.07 ] EMU receives DOE decision on Clery Act violations

[ 12.17.07 ] Local philanthropist gives EMU $200,000 to help students return to school

[ 12.17.07 ] Association of Fundraising Professionals honors two EMU volunteers

[ 12.13.07 ] EMU reaches settlement with Dickinson family

[ 12.11.07 ] EMU Commencement Ceremony set for Sunday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m.

November 2007

[ 11.28.07 ] EMU's College of Business hosts nation's only Ethos Week

[ 11.27.07 ] EMU regents approve 24 staff appointments

[ 11.27.07 ] Richard Baird to be EMU winter commencement speaker

[ 11.27.07 ] EMU regents approve new doctoral degree in educational studies

[ 11.27.07 ] EMU renews capital outlay request for Pray-Harrold

[ 11.20.07 ] EMU receives final report from U.S. Department of Education regarding handling of death of Laura Dickinson

[ 11.19.07 ] EMU Board of Regents grants emeritus status to five staff, five faculty members

[ 11.19.07 ] Gov. Granholm appoints Mohamed Okdie to EMU Board of Regents

[ 11.15.07 ] EMU regents approve five retirements

[ 11.13.07 ] Festival to celebrate diversity of student arts at Quirk Nov. 17

[ 11.12.07 ] New trustee joins Eastern Michigan University foundation board

[ 11.08.07 ] EMU community takes a bite out of hunger with annual canned food drive

[ 11.08.07 ] EMU-Livonia hosts business programs open house Nov. 13

[ 11.05.07 ] EMU to offer $5 tickets to final home football game Eagle Nation Fan Appreciation Day set for Nov. 9, versus Bowling Green

[ 11.01.07 ] Education expert to address underfunding of urban education

October 2007

[ 10.29.07 ] EMU nursing professor awarded national certification

[ 10.23.07 ] EMU student set to make professional boxing debut Oct. 26; classmates utilize marketing, business lessons to promote bout

[ 10.23.07 ] EMU receives $1.1 million Department of Education grant to increase number of first generation college students attaining doctoral degrees

[ 10.19.07 ] EMU's Citino ranked number one professor in the country

[ 10.18.07 ] Campus Climate Index recognizes EMU for LGBT friendliness

[ 10.18.07 ] Happy rubber duck accident leads to NOAA grant for EMU

[ 10.18.07 ] EMU students, faculty receive coatings national honor

[ 10.18.07 ] Class of '57 to be honored at Golden Years Reunion Oct. 26

[ 10.12.07 ] Flashback Homecoming features alumni tailgate before Oct. 27 game

[ 10.12.07 ] Eastern Michigan University to host Chicago alumni social

[ 10.15.07 ] College of Business Career Day attracts record number of companies

[ 10.15.07 ]
Wall Street Journal honors Eastern Michigan University student

[ 10.15.07 ] Princeton Review again names EMU’s College of Business one of best in nation

[ 10.11.07 ] Learn more about Eastern Michigan through its Explore Eastern program

[ 10.11.07 ] EMU attorney responds to report of Fallon lawsuit

[ 10.09.07 ] EMU regents announce members of presidential search advisory committee

[ 10.01.07 ] Eastern Michigan University announces organizational changes

[ 10.01.07 ] Eastern Michigan University hosts symposium about retention Oct. 5

September 2007

[ 09.25.07 ] EMU students rally for higher education funding

[ 09.24.07 ] Eastern Michigan University regents take first step in formation of presidential search committee

[ 09.21.07 ] Eastern Michigan University Graduate Student Senate marks debut by hosting state graduate student summit Sept. 29

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU joins Early College Alliance to help high school students gain advantage toward high-demand health services jobs

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU regents grant honorary emeritus status to two former deans

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU Regents approve seven lecturer appointments

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU regents approve four new faculty

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU regents approve 20 staff appointments

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU regents grant emeritus status to six staff, seven faculty members

[ 09.21.07 ] EMU regents approve 25 retirements

[ 09.21.07 ] Higgins named associate dean for EMU's College of Business

[ 09.18.07 ] Washtenaw County-Eastern Michigan University Legal Resource Center to host fundraiser to continue providing free help in community

[ 09.12.07 ] EMU's music program kicks off fundraising initiative with special Steinway piano performance

[ 09.12.07 ] EMU hotel, restaurant management program becomes first in Michigan to receive national accreditation

[ 09.07.07 ] Eastern Michigan University Launches First Brand Campaign

August 2007

[ 08.31.07 ] EMU starts 158th year with orientation, new student move in Sept. 1

[ 08.30.07 ] Join EMU alumni at Sept. 8 home-opener tailgate

[ 08.30.07 ] EMU prepares for take off with Cessna Collegiate Center program

[ 08.30.07 ] EMU 'S College of Business expands global reach through agreement with Korea's Kangwon National University

[ 08.29.07 ] EMU general education program receives national recognition

[ 08.28.07 ] EMU receives designation from The Princeton Review as 'Best Midwestern College'

[ 08.24.07 ] EMU alumni relations to host tailgate prior to EMU-PITT game, Sept.1

[ 08.22.07 ] "Diverse" magazine recognizes EMU for strides in African American students receiving degrees

[ 08.22.07 ] Information about the relationship between Sallie Mae and EMU

[ 08.21.07 ] EMU's College of Business partners with Chinese Association of Detroit

[ 08.13.07 ] EMU to host young alumni social Aug. 23

[ 08.13.07 ] Schaffer, Shell recognized for Wireless Washtenaw efforts

July 2007

[ 07.31.07 ] Eastern Michigan University's College of Business signs agreement with Pakistan's University of Management and Technology

[ 07.25.07 ] Enjoy taste fest, basketball and more at Score for Kids event Aug. 4

[ 07.19.07 ] EMU Student Center to play host to Harry Potter Fest July 21

[ 07.16.07 ] EMU takes budgetary action to navigate uncertain economic conditions

[ 07.16.07 ] EMU Board of Regents announce personnel changes

[ 07.16.07 ] Board of Regents announce separations of Vick, Hall

[ 07.16.07 ] EMU's Streeter honored by Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association

[ 07.13.07 ] Eastern Michigan University releases Department of Education Report

[ 07.12.07 ] Eastern Michigan University's College of Business signs agreement with India's Ansal Institute of Technology

[ 07.03.07 ] Eastern Michigan University releases Department of Education Report

June 2007

[ 06.19.07 ] President Fallon's public statement and report to the Board of Regents

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve 48 promotions, grant tenure to 30

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents grant emeritus status to one staff, one faculty member

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve three lecturer promotions

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve new master of health administration program

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve 23 new tenure track faculty

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve one adminstrative professional appointment, one transfer

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve 27 staff appointments

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve six retirements

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve UAW Local 1976 union agreement

[ 06.19.07 ] EMU Regents approve 5-percent increase in room, board rates for residence halls for 2007-08

[ 06.12.07 ] EMU president receives "Champion for Children" Award

[ 06.05.07 ] EMU Society for Human Resource Management student program awarded national honors for fifth straight year

May 2007

[ 05.30.07 ] EMU charter school designated one of best in the nation

[ 05.30.07 ] EMU's Eagle Crest to host MHSSAA Girls Golf Finals

[ 05.24.07 ] UAW Local 1976 members at Eastern Michigan approve tentative contract

[ 05.22.07 ] EMU interior design students provide innovative concept for Ann Arbor Veteran Administration facility

[ 05.21.07 ] EMU makes Mid-American Conference history with eight championships

[ 05.18.07 ] EMU hosts 'Return to Learn' open houses

[ 05.16.07 ] EMU's Upward Bound Program gets renewal grant worth $2.3 million

[ 05.14.07 ] EMU's Harless receives national honor as staff person of the year for alternative spring break

[ 05.10.07 ] Seven EMU students receive Michigan Campus Compact service awards

[ 05.08.07 ] 'Voices of Courage' honoree to speak at EMU May 17

[ 05.08.07 ] EMU to honor seven at annual alumni awards dinner May 19

[ 05.03.07 ] EMU to host conference with focus on 'Physics, Energy and Society'

[ 05.03.07 ] EMU's Neff to receive Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award from Presidents Council

[ 05.03.07 ] EMU students, faculty and staff to take messages to Lansing for EMU Day

[ 05.01.07 ] High school students invited to explore EMU's SummerQuest 2007

[ 05.01.07 ] EMU, Ypsilanti Chamber launch Eagle Discount Card Program

April 2007

[ 04.30.07 ] HSBC funds EMU College of Business scholarships

[ 04.30.07 ] College of Arts and Sciences receives Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant

[ 04.30.07 ] Four EMU alumni inducted into College of Education Hall of Fame

[ 04.27.07 ] Eastern Michigan holds open registration for spring, summer classes

[ 04.24.07 ] EMU 's award-winning forensics team places second at nationals

[ 04.23.07 ] President Fallon outlines EMU's commitment to state in Senate testimony

[ 04.23.07 ] President's remarks to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education

[ 04.21.07 ] EMU regents, faculty approve contract

[ 04.20.07 ] Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee approves EMU's Mark Jefferson project

[ 04.11.07 ] Chrysler executive, Crain's Detroit Business publisher to speak at Eastern Michigan University's commencement ceremonies April 29

[ 04.11.07 ] EMU to host Higher Education Subcommittee on Apropriations hearings

[ 04.10.07 ] EMU, faculty union reach tentative contract agreement

[ 04.09.07 ] Google's Burnett to offer business insights at EMU's Breakfast wth the Dean seminar April 13

[ 04.09.07 ] Honors College students to take the court for SOS April 12

[ 04.05.07 ] NPR's "Shakespeare in American Life" features Eastern Miichigan University Scholar

[ 04.05.07 ] EMU’s internationally-renowned LINGUIST List to raise funds for endangered languages research

[ 04.05.07 ] EMU Regents accept state fact finder's recommendations for faculty

[ 04.04.07 ] State's largest teacher job fair scheduled April 17 at EMU

[ 04.03.07 ] 89.1, WEMU, EXCEEDS SPRING FUNDRAISING GOAL BY MORE THAN $20,000

[ 04.03.07 ] EMU students win honors at Model United Nations conference

March 2007

[ 03.26.07 ] EMU hosts national collegiate poetry slam competition

[ 03.23.07 ] EMU names new vice president of enrollment management

[ 03.22.07 ] EMU's Oketani wins Japanese Language Research Fellowship

[ 03.21.07 ] EMU forensics team wins state competition for fifth straight year

[ 03.21.07 ] EMU Regents add gender identity to non-discrimination policies

[ 03.21.07 ] EMU Regents approve new academic program in supply chain management

[ 03.21.07 ] EMU Regents approve use and financing statement for Mark Jefferson project

[ 03.20.07 ] A celebration of excellence at Eastern Michigan runs March 26-April 3

[ 03.20.07 ] EMU Regents retain law firm to examine University's response to student death

[ 03.20.07 ] EMU Board approves seven retirements

[ 03.20.07 ] EMU Board approve 17 staff appointments

[ 03.20.07 ] EMU Board grants emeritus status to three staff members, one faculty member

[ 03.13.07 ] Learn more about health benefits from food, fish oil and implications for aging at EMU Gerontology's annual spring lecture March 26

[ 03.19.07 ] EMU, AAUP await fact finder's recommendations

[ 03.16.07 ] In wake of Pfizer pullout, Eastern Michigan University leaders and community groups seek information about local talent

[ 03.13.07 ] EMU to host young alumni home-buying seminar, March 27

[ 03.07.07 ] Musician/vocalist Judy Piazza to perform at EMU benefit concert for SOS

[ 03.07.07 ] Learn to ditch the diet mentality with America's nutritional leader, March 12

[ 03.06.07 ] Briefs to be filed with fact finder no later than March 16

[ 03.06.07 ] President Fallon appoints Karen Simpkins as acting vice president for student affairs

[ 03.06.07 ] President Fallon to name outside counsel to examine student death investigation

[ 03.05.07 ] SHRM Global Learning Systems classes offered

[ 03.02.07 ] Campus safety advisory

[ 03.02.07 ] President Fallon heralds EMU's progress in House testimony

February 2007

[ 02.28.07 ] Information regarding death of an EMU student:
Timeline and facts
Frequently asked questions
Message from the president (Feb. 26)
Information regarding arrest of suspect (Feb. 23)
• Open forums: March 7: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Student Center, Ballroom A. March 8: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m., Student Center, Room 320.

[ 02.28.07 ] Women's History Month goes international

[ 02.23.07 ] Suspect arrested in the death of an EMU student

[ 02.21.07 ] Social work students take to the road to help New Orleans residents

[ 02.21.07 ] Fact finding sessions conclude; decision could come in early April

[ 02.20.07 ] Provost Loppnow reaffirms the University's commitment to fact finding

[ 02.20.07 ] EMU team to discuss health care during next round of fact finding

[ 02.14.07 ] EMU fact-finding process continues with presentations

[ 02.13.07 ] Inaugural Ethos Week to tackle ethics in business education; EMU's ethics program first of its kind in United States

[ 02.12.07 ] Silent auction to benefit EMU Habitat for Humanity

[ 02.08.07 ] IRS audit identifies issues with EMU's taxes for 2002-2004

[ 02.08.07 ] EMU students receives first O'Connor Scholarship for civic engagement

[ 02.02.07 ] EMU reviews court ruling prohibiting same-sex partner benefits

January 2007

[ 01.31.07 ] Seven EMU athletic greats to be inducted into E-Club Athletic Hall of Fame

[ 01.31.07 ] EMU launches new billboard campaign to promote March 24 Explore Eastern event

[ 01.30.07 ] EMU student to be Academy Awards correspondent for BBC

[ 01.25.07 ] EMU announces its new $100 million Mark Jefferson Science Complex (includes video)

[ 01.24.07 ] EMU College of Business signs agreement with university in Macao, China

[ 01.19.07 ] President's report to the board of regents

[ 01.19.07 ] Sidlik elected chair of the board of regents

[ 01.19.07 ] Regents approve 29 staff appointments

[ 01.19.07 ] Regents approve three retirements

[ 01.19.07 ] Regents approve emeritus status for two

[ 01.17.07 ] Governor appoints four new regents to Eastern Michigan University board

[ 01.16.07 ] Alexander, Jones elected to EMU Foundation Board of Trustees

[ 01.12.07 ] EMU researcher gets $388,000 grant to help infant mental health

[ 01.11.07 ] Former EMU President Porter appointed to governor's financial advisory panel

[ 01.10.07 ] Detroit Tigers Caravan brings championship season to EMU Jan. 18

[ 01.08.07 ] Eastern Michigan University to host Financial Aid Extravaganza Jan. 18

[ 01.08.07 ] Eastern Michigan University features Arcs and Orbits dance concert with faculty, guest artists Jan. 19-21

[ 01.08.07 ] Nominations are due next week for Undergraduate Symposium and Graduate Research Fair

[ 01.02.07 ] EMU initiates radio campaign for Get Going Fridays and Financial Aid Extravaganza

[ 01.02.07 ] All 2006 press releases

[ 12.20.06] First Phase of fact-Finding Proceeding Awaiting Decision

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