News Briefs

Equality and Human Rights Proposals

Eastern Michigan University’s Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights is searching for proposals from those who desire to participate in the Center’s Equality Knowledge Project.

The project entails studies that focus on the LGBT community and issues such as sciences, arts and health and human services.

Faculty and doctoral students working at U.S. post-secondary institutions are eligible for and to submit proposals. The deadline for the proposal is April 15, 2014.

For more information, visit or call the Center for the Student of Equality and Human Rights at 734-487-3032.

EMU’s Children’s Institute

The Eastern Michigan University’s Children’s Institute, the Michigan Orphan Kitten Rescue and Shoe Box Recycling have partnered to help with the plight of orphaned kittens.

To help out, pairs of men’s, women’s and kid’s shoes can be dropped off at the Children’s Institute at Fletcher School on Cornell. The Rescue receives compensation for the shoes, which goes to help the kittens.

For more information, email or go to the Facebook page at For questions and additional information, call Tracey Buhinicek at 734-487-2348.

Military Veterans

Any military veterans who are graduating this semester can pick up an honor cord at the Veterans Services Office. The office is in room 401 of Pierce Hall at Eastern Michigan University.
To receive the cord, bring a copy of a DD 214 if not using GI Bill benefits at EMU.
For more information, call the Veterans Services Office at 734-487-3119.

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