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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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Instead of its regular in-person ceremony, Eastern Michigan University’s December commencement will be held virtually this Saturday, December 19th, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  


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Eastern Michigan University began in-person instruction for the fall semester on Monday.  WEMU’s Jorge Avellan was there as students returned to classrooms and has the story.


EMU Will Begin In-Person Instruction Today

Sep 21, 2020
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Eastern Michigan University will begin in-person instruction Monday for the fall semester. 

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Around 1,200 students are moving into Eastern Michigan University dormitories this week for the rest of the fall semester.  Move-in will continue through Saturday.  While the academic semester began on August 31st, Monday, September 21st, will mark an expansion of in-person instruction for certain, selected classes, although classes will remain primarily online. 


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Due to COVID-19, Eastern Michigan University will not hold its annual September 11 memorial ceremony on campus this year.  

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With a single-button speed dial, Eastern Michigan University faculty members can now request cleaning supplies to be delivered to their classrooms during COVID-19.  

EMU To Launch Safe Signage Campaign

Jul 21, 2020
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To help students transition back to in-person instruction this fall at Eastern Michigan University, school officials are in the process of rolling out a #EMU Safe signage campaign.  

EMU Is Considering Offering In-Person Summer Classes

May 26, 2020
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Eastern Michigan University is considering offering in-person summer instruction.  

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Eastern Michigan University announced employee budget changes as a result of COVID-19. 


Eastern Michigan University released information regarding its planning process for the Fall 2020 semester.  


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Eastern Michigan University is also developing its plans for the upcoming fall semester.


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Eastern Michigan University is providing additional grant funding to graduate students looking to take online courses this summer.

 

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Eastern Michigan University officials say they should have refunds issued to all of their students who paid for meal plans and on-campus housing by the end of the month.


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Eastern Michigan University has shifted all of its classes online and told students to go home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, but some are still living on campus.


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


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Budget and student enrollment are among the topics that are expected to be discussed during Eastern Michigan University's State of the University Address on Tuesday.  EMU spokesperson Geoff Larcom says members of the public are encouraged to attend President James Smith's address that will start at 4pm at the Student Center Auditorium. 


EMU Remembers 9/11 With Special Ceremony On Campus

Sep 11, 2019
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Eastern Michigan University held a Ceremony of Remembrance on campus Wednesday morning as part of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.  Many used the ceremony as a time to reflect on the past.  As part of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, memorials were held across the country on Wednesday, including right here in Washtenaw County.  89.1 WEMU’s Jorge Avellan attended one in Ypsilanti and has the story.


EMU To Host 9/11 Memorial

Sep 10, 2019
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Eastern Michigan University will host its annual 9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance Wednesday morning on campus at Pease Park.  A 7,000 pound beam from the World Trade Center is part of a permanent memorial at the park.  Geoff Larcom is a spokesperson for Eastern.


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Overall, parking citations issued at Eastern Michigan University increased by 31.5% from the fall of 2017 to the fall of 2018.


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A small rally was held Tuesday afternoon after a black doll was found hanging from the shower rod of a dormitory bathroom at Eastern Michigan University.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan attended the rally.
 


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Enrollment at many of Michigan's public universities is down.


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An anti-Semitic message was found on a student speech wall at Eastern Michigan University over the weekend.  

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A status conference was held Tuesday afternoon on a U.S. District Court judge's ruling determining Eastern Michigan University is in violation of Title IX after eliminating two women's sports teams in a money-saving move.

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


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Eastern Michigan University students will walk out of class Thursday at 10 a.m. to protest budget cuts on campus. 
 


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Eastern Michigan University’s professor’s union held a rally on campus Thursday to protest budget cuts and the school’s plan to privatize its parking services.


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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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Eastern Michigan University spent $750,000 over the summer to install new surveillance cameras.


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