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Contact Ward Mullens at University Communications, 734.487.4400, for additional details on any of th ases and news by month, 2008: JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember


December 2008

[ 12.22.08 ] Ron English is introduced as EMU's new head football coach

[ 12.17.08 ] EMU Student Wins Public Relations Award

[ 12.17.08 ] Healthy school meals help children during economic downturn

[ 12.17.08 ] Broadcaster Ed Gordon to be keynote speaker at EMU's MLK Day celebration

[ 12.12.08 ] 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' star to speak at EMU commencement

[ 12.12.08 ] EMU economic experts available to offer insights on economy

[ 12.02.08 ] New Shakespeare Online course gives EMU students look at great author

November 2008

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU regents grant emeritus status to five faculty, four staff members

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU's new science complex will focus on interdisciplinary research

[ 11.18.08 ] Eastern Michigan's new academic program puts students in gaming action

[ 11.18.08 ] Board identifies Strong Hall as top capital project; approves FY2010 request

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU regents approve 12 staff appointments

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU regents approve one new faculty member, one faculty promotion

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU regents approve two staff retirements

[ 11.18.08 ] EMU Regents approve two lecturer appointments

[ 11.17.08 ] Eastern Michigan University, The Parade Co. to celebrate Thanksgiving together; partnership helps make America's Thanksgiving Parade educational for kids

[ 11.17.08 ] Target grants $1,000 for student-run public relations conference, internship fair

[ 11.14.08 ] EMU welcomes Apple Authorized Campus Store

[ 11.12.08 ] Mystery writer Peter Leonard to speak Nov. 16 at Eastern Michigan

[ 11.11.08 ] Eastern Michigan University to break ground on new science complex Nov. 18

[ 11.11.08 ] Eastern Michigan University presidential inauguration set for Nov. 20

[ 11.10.08 ] Eastern Michigan University alumni to host social at Toledo Zoo holiday light display

[ 11.04.08 ] Dexter-area alumni to host EMU social Nov. 10

[ 11.03.08 ] EMU hosts Return to Learn open house Nov. 11

[ 11.03.08 ] EMU School of Nursing injects much needed help into nursing shortage

October 2008

[ 10.30.08 ] Judge dismisses Fallon lawsuit against Eastern Michigan University

[ 10.30.08 ] EMU alumni social scheduled in St. Clair Shores Nov. 3

[ 10.30.08 ] EMU receives Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation grant to help Ypsilanti schoolchildren lead healthier lives

[ 10.29.08 ]
EMU makes transferring smoother for Macomb Community College students

[ 10.24.08 ]
Record number of students participate in Explore Eastern program

[ 10.24.08 ] EMU gerontology program offers a look at family ties and aging Oct. 29

[ 10.24.08 ]
EMU regents approve change in management of Eagle Crest facilities

[ 10.24.08 ]
EMU regents approve Law & Order star as December Commencement speaker

[ 10.22.08 ] EMU hosts 'Masters of the Road' exhibit at Halle Library

[ 10.21.08 ]
EMU alums create Web widget that is getting good word of mouth

[ 10.21.08 ]
Outstanding faculty to be honored with Teaching Excellence Awards

[ 10.21.08 ] Eastern Michigan's Chicago alumni to meet Oct. 28

[ 10.16.08 ]
EMU to host lecture about 2008 election and its effect on seniors

[ 10.15.08 ]
Future area entrepreneurs to learn how to improve their business plans at EMU

[ 10.15.08 ]
EMU alumna receives Michigan Council for History Education honor

[ 10.14.08 ]
EMU's College of Business offers new online corporate ethics training program

[ 10.13.08 ]
EMU's College of Business to offer dual MBA program with top India business school

[ 10.13.08 ]
Corp! Magazine honors EMU President Sue Martin for efforts in diversity

[ 10.13.08 ]
"A Ghostly Tour" brings Highland Cemetery to life Oct. 24

[ 10.13.08 ]
Women's volleyball team to go 'all pink' for breast cancer Oct. 18

[ 10.08.08 ]
EMU's College of Business one of nation's best according to the Princeton Review

[ 10.02.08 ] Bruce Springsteen to appear at EMU in support of Barack Obama

[ 10.01.08 ] EMU students receive ECHO Award for direct marketing project

September 2008

[ 9.30.08 ] EMU's College of Business leads next Michigan Women's Leadership Index

[ 9.30.08 ] Governor approves $31.5 million in capital outlay funding to renovate Pray-Harrold

[ 9.25.08 ] Fourth generation CEO of Chelsea Milling to offer insights into leadership at EMU College of Business breakfast series

[ 9.25.08 ] Explore EMU Oct. 18 and see how an EMU education can launch careers

[ 9.25.08 ] It's the first down, 50-yard drive for the Red Cross blood drive

[ 9.22.08 ] Internationally-known scholar Ali Mazrui named 2008-09 McAndless Distinguished Professor at EMU

[ 9.19.08 ] Conference to explore school, societal issues facing African American females

[ 9.18.08 ] BET's "Cousin Jeff" returns ro EMU Sept. 24 to speak to students

[ 9.17.08 ]
EMU goes country in celebration of Homecoming Sept. 22-27

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU regents approve six new tenure-track faculty

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU Regents grant campus beverage rights to Pepsi Cola

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU Regents approve seven new lecturer appointments

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU Regents approve Nelligan Sports Marketing contract

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU Regents approve honorary baccalaurette degrees for Gervin, Florek

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU regents approve nine retirements

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU regents grant emeritus status to two faculty, four staff members

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU regents approve 26 staff appointments

[ 9.16.08 ]
EMU enrollment picture continues to improve; housing, dining services see significant gains for new semester

[ 9.12.08 ] EMU Honors College receives $749,000 grant to provide scholarships for teacher education students

[ 9.11.08 ] Pulizer Prize winning columnist Thomas Friedman to speak at EMU

[ 9.08.08 ] EMU National Capital alumni to host two area alumni tailgates

[ 9.02.08 ] EMU alumni tailgate kicks off pre-game activities for EMU-Toledo match-up

August 2008

[ 8.28.08 ] Livonia student wins top scholarship from American Occupational Therapy Foundation

[ 8.28.08 ] EMU students receive Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Student Award for Psychology research

[ 8.27.08 ] EMU student recognized as next generation nonprofit leader

[ 8.25.08 ] EMU internal audit program awarded $40,000 grant

[ 8.22.08 ] EMU welcomes 1,500 new students during orientation Aug. 30-Sept. 2

[ 8.11.08 ] EMU named among "Best in the Midwest" for sixth straight year

[ 8.11.08 ] EMU alumnus pledges $1 million to benefit at-need students

[ 8.05.08 ] EMU Historic Preservation group 'raisin' awareness of 1812 battlefield

[ 8.04.08 ] Innovative new web site debuts for EMU's College of Business

[ 8.04.08 ] Brighton resident appointed interim dean at Eastern Michigan University

July 2008

[ 7.30.08 ] EMU Regents approve budget, tuition and fees, and additional student financial aid for FY 2008-09

[ 7.29.08 ] EMU professor to speak at 7th Annual Great Lakes Bat Festival

[ 7.23.08 ] GetEducated.com ranks EMU's engineering program as "Best Buy"

[ 7.21.08 ] EMU alumni to host Aug. 21 event featuring the group Killer Flamingos

[ 7.18.08 ] EMU, Detroit Public Schools collaborate to help students explore opportunities in information technologies, geo-spatial fields

[ 7.17.08 ] Governor reappoints EMU president to State Hospital Finance Authority

[ 7.07.08 ] EMU Foundation announces record fundraising year

[ 7.02.08 ] Ohio student wins Eastern Michigan University's Presidential Scholarship

June 2008

[ 6.24.08 ] EMU-Livonia to host Return to Learn summer open house July 9

[ 6.24.08 ] EMU Society for Human Resource Management student program awarded national honors for sixth straight year

[ 6.19.08 ] EMU staffer set to work Olympic Games in Beijing, China

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Board of Regents grants emeritus status to five faculty and one staff member

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve nine retirements

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve 35 faculty promotions, grant tenure to 19

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve one lecturer appointment, six lecturer promotions

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve 21 staff appointments

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve 19 new tenure-track faculty

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents approve five administrative professional appointments

[ 6.17.08 ] EMU Regents give approval to sign construction management agreement

[ 6.17.08 ] Regents approve new degree program; public safety project

[ 6.09.08 ] Music therapy students awarded scholarships

[ 6.09.08 ] EMU human resource program earns national recognition

[ 6.06.08 ] EMU agrees to Department of Education settlement

[ 6.06.08 ] EMU offers free counseling services for returning veterans, civilian support staff

[ 6.05.08 ] EMU director appointed examiner for Baldrige national quality award

May 2008

[ 5.27.08 ] Venner selected as dean of EMU College of Arts and Sciences

[ 5.21.08 ] Area educators bring hip-hop performances into classroom, during visit to Kickapoo Nation School in Kansas

[ 5.19.08 ] EMU alumni to cheer on the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park June 8

[ 5.14.08 ] Regents appoint Martin as first female president of EMU

[ 5.11.08 ] EMU Board of Regents to vote May 14 on University’s first female president

[ 5.06.08 ] Banner days ahead at Eastern Michigan University

[ 5.06.08 ] Eastern Michigan University, Michigan Education Association salute state school employees and their role in åpromoting education first

April 2008

[ 4.21.08 ] EMU to honor seven outstanding alumni at annual awards dinner May 10

[ 4.17.08 ] EMU Regents announce finalists for presidential search

[ 4.11.08 ] Students win $40,000 in prizes in EMU's Education First essay contest

[ 4.08.08 ] Eastern Michigan University hosts Michigan's largest teacher job fair

[ 4.04.08 ] Mega Millions winner returning to finish degree at EMU in fall

[ 4.03.08 ] Fifth Third Foundation gives $100,000 grant to Eastern Michigan University

[ 4.02.08 ] Eastern Michigan University and WWJ Newsradio 950's Education Minute helps parents help their children succeed

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU regents approve 28 staff appointments

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU Board of Regents grants emeritus status to three faculty, one staff member

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU regents approve six retirements

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU regents approve 2008-09 general fund total financial aid request

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU regents approve 2008-09 rental rates for apartments

[ 4.01.08 ] EMU regents approve collective bargaining agreement for Local 1975

[ 4.01.08 ] Chairman of American Electric Power Co. to speak at Eastern Michigan University's commencement ceremonies April 27

March 2008

[ 3.26.08 ] Students compete for $40,000 in EMU essay contest prizes

[ 3.25.08 ] ASIMCO chairman to discuss business in China at EMU breakfast series

[ 3.25.08 ] EMU initiates emergency text messaging system

[ 3.14.08 ] Symposiums spotlight variety of undergraduate, graduate projects

[ 3.14.08 ] EMU Salute to Excellence Week recognizes contributions to University

[ 3.14.08 ] EMU Regents authorize the issuance and delivery of revenue bonds

[ 3.14.08 ] EMU Regents approve collective bargaining agreement for AFSCME Council 25, Local 3866

[ 3.13.08 ] Alumni Relations, Graduates of the Last Decade get "The Scoop on Swoop"

[ 3.12.08 ]
EMU's Explore Eastern program scheduled April 5

[ 3.12.08 ] Enjoy an evening of jazz, dancing at EMU's dinner dance fundraiser

[ 3.10.08 ] Michigan Collegiate Job Fair offers increasing opportunities

[ 3.07.08 ] State politicians, EMU professors to discuss "Can/should there be a woman in the Oval Office?"

[ 3.03.08 ] Urban education expert to address use of education to transform impoverished communities

February 2008

[ 2.29.08 ] EMU athletics receives largest gift in program history

[ 2.28.08 ]
Executives share strategies at student 'Success Stories' conference

[ 2.28.08 ] EMU's College of Business hosts nation's only Ethos Week, March 10-14

[ 2.28.08 ]
Author and critic of Internet to speak on dangers of Wikipedia

[ 2.28.08 ]
Panel of nationally-known speakers to address intergenerational feminism in honor of Women's History Month

[ 2.27.08 ]
EMU selected as regional hub for sustainability education and Great Lakes stewardship

[ 2.27.08 ]
EMU, county offer innovative program to allow students to earn college credits while in high school

[ 2.26.08 ]
EMU to host college admissions, financial aid workshop

[ 2.20.08 ]
Sen. Stabenow Honors EMU Grant Writing Community

[ 2.20.08 ]
EMU's Miller honored as Teacher of the Year by Michigan Chapter of the ASTA

[ 2.19.08 ]
EMU lecture series focuses on issues of information assurance

[ 2.13.08 ]
EMU student wins national music therapy scholarship

[ 2.13.08 ] EMU's Barak receives ASC's Critical Criminology Division's Lifetime Achievement Award

[ 2.13.08 ] EMU creates program to help nonprofits with Web exposure through Google

[ 2.12.08 ]
EMU professor receives Michigan Campus Compact award

[ 2.11.08 ] EMU's Distinguished Speaker Series explores regulatory, compliance aspects of clinical research

[ 2.08.08 ]
EMU joins 'Gift of Life' to increase organ donor registry

[ 2.07.08 ] Area CEOs share success stories at Entrepreneurs' Organization conference Feb. 15

[ 2.05.08 ] EMU receives largest estate gift in school history

[ 2.01.08 ] The Struggle for Democracy in Education' topic of next Porter lecture

[ 2.01.08 ] EMU event focuses on "Democracy in Our Wiki-World" features keynote by co-founder of Wikipedia, Feb. 7

January 2008


[ 1.29.08 ]
Eastern Michigan to host Tucson, Phoenix alumni events

[ 1.29.08 ] Eastern Michigan to host Florida alumni social

[ 1.28.08 ] Annual conference gives high school students opportunity to explore diverse job opportunities in accounting field

[ 1.25.08 ] Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation awards grant to Eastern Michigan University public relations student

[ 1.24.08 ] Gov. Granholm calls for EMU campus renovation Pray-Harrold project would bring 120+ jobs to eastern Washtenaw

[ 1.17.08 ] EMU's presidential search progresses

[ 1.16.08 ] Assessment conference targets area educators

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU adds bachelor's degree in international affairs

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU adds master's degree in English studies for teachers

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU adds master's degree in Autism Spectrum Disorders

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU regents approve 15 staff appointments

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU Board of Regents grants emeritus status to three faculty

[ 1.15.08 ] EMU Regents approve four retirements

[ 1.11.08 ] EMU Alumni Relations to host San Diego social

[ 1.11.08 ] San Francisco alumni social scheduled

[ 1.09.08 ] EMU names Ann Arbor Deputy Chief as new head of public safety

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

[ 1.02.08 ] All 2007 press releases and news briefs

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