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Eastern Michigan University will require all unvaccinated students attending on-campus classes to undergo weekly testing for COVID-19.


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At least 30 buildings on Eastern Michigan University’s campus were damaged by Saturday's heavy rains.

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Eastern Michigan University is about to get a boost in federal funding.

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Eastern Michigan University is ramping up its efforts to get students and staff vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed a new member to Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents.

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Former Eastern Michigan University coach Bob Parks has died at the age of 90.

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Eastern Michigan University Regent Rich Baird has resigned.


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The Black Student Union at the University of Michigan says more people may be inspired to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18th because of the current racial climate being felt across the country.  


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Eastern Michigan University has formed a partnership with Henry Ford College that will offer a tuition-free, 4-year degree program to frontline workers.  


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The University of Michigan’s Maize and Blue Cupboard has seen an increase in food assistance demand before the Thanksgiving holiday.  


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Eastern Michigan University is offering free COVID-19 testing to all students who live on campus.  


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Eastern Michigan University has launched a Returning Citizens Fellows Program that will help formerly incarcerated individuals obtain higher education.  

EMU Police To Host COVID-19 Friendly Event This Friday

Oct 27, 2020
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To make it easier for parents to help their kids celebrate Halloween this year during the pandemic, Eastern Michigan University’s Police Department will hold a drive-thru candy event on Friday, October 30th.  

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Ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Eastern Michigan University to delay the start of its winter semester by a week.


EMU Is Now Offering A Master of Public Health Program

Sep 23, 2020
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Eastern Michigan University has launched a new Master of Public Health program that will address issues related to COVID-19.  

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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Eastern Michigan University is using new technology at its dining halls on campus.  

Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents has given the green light to sell the building that currently houses the College of Business


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The demand for civil engineers in Michigan has risen in the last few years.  In response to this trend, the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved a new Bachelor of Science program in civil engineering.  In this week's "Focus on EMU," WEMU's Patrick Campion speaks to Dr. Mohamed Qatu, dean of EMU's College of Engineering and Technology, about what this new program has to offer.


Eastern Michigan University has chosen US Senator Gary Peters to be its Winter Commencement speaker.


EMU Police To Host Bike Rodeo On Saturday

Aug 2, 2019
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Eastern Michigan University's Police Department will host a Bike Rodeo this Saturday to educate the public on bike safety.  As part of the free event, kids will get to ride their bikes through an obstacle course, get fitted for a helmet and register their bikes with the police department.  Sgt. Joseph Torres is helping organize the Bike Rodeo.


Anti-Abortion Campaign Makes A Stop At EMU

Apr 18, 2019
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that, in 2015, over 600,000 legal abortions were reported.  To reduce that number, members of the anti-abortion group, Created Equal, made a stop at Eastern Michigan University as part of a traveling campus tour.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan was there and has the story.


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Eastern Michigan University's "Digital Divas" event returns to the EMU campus Friday, 04/12/2019.  Patrick Campion sat down with Bia Hamed, event coordinator, to talk about the history of the event, its impacts on our community, and why EMU and its partners believe this work is so important.  


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This week, "Art and Soul" is about the local performing arts scene.  89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry and Wendy Wright talk to playwright David Wells about his latest local theatre production, “Mazel Tov, John Lennon,” along with the man playing John Lennon, actor Forrest Hejkal. 

  

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Eastern Michigan University strives to be a leader in health research in the state of Michigan.  Thanks to a federal grant, Dr. Tsu-Yin Wu, a nursing professor from EMU's College of Health and Human Services, will be able to take such research to new levels, especially for Michigan's Asian-American community.  Dr. Wu talks about her plans for this federal grant with WEMU's Patrick Campion in this week's "Focus on EMU."


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EMU's College of Health and Human Services is intent on its students becoming successful in the field of medicine.  Now, those students can get a real, hands-on experience this week.  In this week's "Focus on EMU," WEMU's Patrick Campion talks to Linda Myler, assistant professor and director of nursing simulation labs at EMU, about the second annual IPE Simulation Day, where students get to work in simulated, medical situations.


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Eastern Michigan University continues to bundle the arts and sciences in its program offerings.  Many colleges across the country have separated the disciplines.  The committment to maintain the marriage of arts and sciences is what led Dr. Dana Heller to EMU.  Heller is the recently-appointed Dean of Arts and Sciences.  In this week's "creative:impact,"  Dr. Heller discusses her passion for, and the importance of, this kind of education.  


EMU Police To Host 'Bike Rodeo' On Saturday

Aug 10, 2018
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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. 
 


EMU Police Expands Bicycle Patrol Program

Jul 23, 2018
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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.
 


EMU Announces It Will Eliminate Four Sports Programs

Mar 20, 2018
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As part of a budget restructuring plan, Eastern Michigan University will cut four of its sports teams.  Softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis, and wrestling are the teams that will be eliminated this year.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan covered the announcement this morning at Eastern's Convocation Center.


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