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Eastern Michigan University
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Eastern Michigan University will now offer a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Eastern's Board of Regents approved the new academic program Thursday during a regularly scheduled meeting.  University President James Smith says it's a field that's in high demand in Michigan.

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Eastern Michigan University is hosting its inaugural "Digital Dudes" STEM conference on Friday.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan has the story.


A new partnership in China was among the items approved at today’s EMU Board of Regents meeting.

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WEMU is happy to announce that On the Ground Ypsi will continue through 2018.  We start this week's edition with WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly meeting with a team of aspiring young engineers from Ypsilanti Community High School, who want to show off their skills on the national stage.

While Toyota is among the automakers displaying its new and future vehicles at the Detroit International Auto Show this week, its presence continues to be felt in Washtenaw County.  The car company is a major employer and is investing in area students and cultural organizations.  That's the focus of our "creative:impact" conversation with Toyota North American Community Relations Consultant, Praveena Ramaswami. 

Biggest Rubiks Cube
Joseph Xu / University of Michigan - College of Engineering

Have you ever been able to solve a Rubik’s cube?  You can now give it a try with one of the world’s largest versions of the cube-puzzle in Ann Arbor.