News briefs, Nov. 16

Pronoun Visibility on Campus

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center will have a lobby table from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in the Student Center. At the lobby table students will be handing out “Ask Me About My Pronoun” buttons to raise awareness about gender identity/expression on campus. This event is in conjunction with the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

On Top of the Town: Women’s Leadership Mixer

Students are encouraged to come and network with female leaders in the community. Participants will have the chance to ask questions about career paths and make new connections. Call or email Jordan Krone for details at 734-487-5669 and

EMU Staff/Faculty Lunch and Learn: The Three A's of Financial Aid

Staff and faculty are invited to learn about the three A’s of Financial Aid: applying, rewarding and attendance. The lunch and learn will be held from 12-1:30 p.m. in room 100 of McKenny Hall. The cost of the event is free but to reserve a seat visit:

“A Tradition of Leadership” Exhibit at McKenny Gallery

View artifacts from the Eastern Michigan University Archives such as Frederic Alexander’s personal scrapbook, Mark Jefferson’s passport, an original basketball rim designed by Albert Spaulding and a 1912 cookbook. The exhibit will be from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in McKenny Hall.

Artist’s Workshop Series for Children Ages 7-12

EMU student teachers will be holding an artist’s workshop for children ages 7 to 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18. Children will learn how to print, draw, paint and make mobile sculptures. This is both an opportunity for children to learn more about art and for the student teachers to gain experience. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Star Lecture: What is Effortlessness?

Join Dr. Brian Bruya from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Student Center Ballroom. The third Honors Star Lecture will focus on defining effortlessness and the theory of human behavior surrounding effortlessness. This lecture is LBC approved.

EMU Staff/Faculty Lunch and Learn: Resume Building

Career coach, April Calkovsky, with EMU’s Advising and Career Development Center will be discussing resumes and cover letters writing standards at the lunch and learn event. The event will be from 12-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in room 100 of McKenny Hall. The event is free. To reserve a seat visit:

Seminar on Animal-Vehicle Collisions

EMU biology department has invited Travis DeVault, a Research Wildlife Biologist to talk about how roads affect the quality and quantity of available wildlife habitat. The seminar will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in room 154 of the Mark Jefferson Science Complex. The event is LBC approved.

2014-15 John W. Porter Distinguished Chair Speaker Series

The College of Education welcomes keynote speaker Dr. Muhammad Khalifa to speak about the topic of “Institutionalizing Cultural Knowledge: Using Equity Audits in School.” The event is from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in room 310AB of the Student Center.

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