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A discussion will be held Monday evening at Eastern Michigan University to explore ways Washtenaw County residents can support boys and young men of color.

 


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The month of October has become known as "Outober," which is a time when LGBT residents get recognition on the EMU Campus.  WEMU's Patrick Campion talks about the upcoming "Outober" events with Mary Larkin from EMU's LGBT Resource Center.


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A federal court judge is ordering Eastern Michigan University to halt its plans to cut its women's Tennis and Softball programs.

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To remember those who died as a result of the September 11 attacks, a ceremony has held Tuesday morning at Eastern Michigan University's Pease Park. 
 


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A lawsuit seeking to reverse Eastern Michigan University’s decision to cut four of its sports programs has been dismissed.


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Over 3,000 students will be living on Eastern Michigan University's campus this year.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was there as they started moving in today. 


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To help improve community relations, Eastern Michigan University's Police Department will host a bike rodeo this Saturday, and everyone in Washtenaw County is invited. 
 


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The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources will host its national conference in Ypsilanti this fall, but the group announced a community service commitment that will last past the convention.
 


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Eastern Michigan University's Department of Public Safety has expanded its bicycle patrol program.  It's expected to benefit the local community.
 


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Eastern Michigan University will soon offer a new academic program that some students believe will help improve race relations on campus.
 


Eastern Michigan University was among the first in the nation to create an Arts Management program.  That was back in 1978.  Professor Susan Badger Booth now helms the Arts Managament and Administration programs and reflects back and looks ahead in this week's edition of "creative:impact." 


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Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents have approved the school’s budget for the next year.


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US Senator Gary Peters was on Eastern Michigan University’s campus on Saturday to speak with his constituents and answer questions about public policy.


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Eastern Michigan University is expanding its "You Are Welcome Here" campaign.


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When you hear the term “Student-Athlete,” we think about the full-out effort it takes to succeed in the classroom and on the field.  Those endeavors are easily recognized.  At Eastern Michigan University, the football team continues to improve on both fronts.  But, there are efforts the players are putting forth that aren’t quite as public. Many are making indelible marks on the wider community.  As 89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan reports, that component in the life of a student-athlete is “Hidden in Plain Sight.” 


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A Hillsdale couple is suing Eastern Michigan University for violating the Open Meetings Act when eliminating four athletic programs.  Douglas and Mary Willer both have undergraduate and graduate degrees from EMU, are athletic boosters and Doug is a member of the Eastern Michigan University Athletics Hall of Fame after twice being named an All-American wrestler.  Learn more in this conversation with the Willer's attorney. 


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The suspect in three separate racist vandalism incidents at Eastern Michigan University plead guilty Monday to three counts of malicious destruction of property.


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Eastern Michigan University has chosen its keynote speakers for this year’s Spring Commencement ceremony.

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A large crowd is expected to gather this Saturday at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor as part of a national movement called "March for Our Lives." 


Eastern Michigan University has sent a 17-student contingent to Washington D.C. for National Arts Advocacy Day.  It's part education and part functional plea for continuing investment in the arts and arts education.  What are the hopes and expectations?  That's the focus this week on 89.1 WEMU's "creative:impact." 


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As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Eastern Michigan University, MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid served as the keynote speaker. 
 


Every Monday morning, the executive director of the CivCity Initiative will join WEMU's David Fair for a conversation on topics pertinent to the city of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County.  Mary Morgan provides news, analysis, commentary and explains the various ways residents can become more engaged.


Press releases from both EMU-AAUP and Eastern Michigan University  have confirmed that arbitration, initiated after disputes surrounding the Academic Partnerships contract, has ended.  The arbitrator decided not to grant any of the relief requested after determining that EMU was not in violation of any workplace agreements detailed in the original grievance.  

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To kick-off a week long of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, Eastern Michigan University hosted a march earlier this afternoon.  Check out the photos in the slideshow above.

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Students, staff and faculty will honor an historic civil rights event today. It is the kick-off to a series of events celebrating the the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year's MLK Day celebrations at EMU is "Live the Legacy: Look Back, Be Present, Move Forward." 

    

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