News briefs, Nov. 2

Learn your Next Steps in Applying to Graduate School

A workshop will be held in Pray-Harrold Room 326 Monday, Nov. 3 to help students seeking assistance applying to graduate school. This tutorial will help students research, fill out applications, plan for testing requirements, write personal statements and resumes and teach them how to seek faculty recommendation letters and how to apply for financial aid for graduate school. Kate Mehuron, College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean, has additional information regarding the workshop that is being held from 12:30 to 2 p.m., and she can be contacted at kmehuron@emich.edu.

EMU wants you to vote! Ride to the Polls

EMU community members living in residence halls and apartments can get a ride to a voting location from the Eastern Eateries food court. Vans will be leaving every half-hour starting at 9 a.m. and will continue through the day Tuesday, Nov. 4.

A Fall Feast for Native American Heritage Month

Join the Native American Student Organization for the opening night of Native American Heritage Month. Traditional foods will be served, along with entertainment of a Native American Drum group and singing in the EMU Student Ballroom B from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4. This is a Learning Beyond the Classroom event.

Mud affects Wetlands, what you need to know

Environmental enthusiasts can learn about the effect an ecosystem has on water quality, sediment water and the biochemistry of the water. Lauren Kinsman-Costello from Kent State University will be the guest speaker in 154 Mark Jefferson Science Complex, and she will touch base on the “Effects of Hydrologic Regime Change on Wetland Sediment Phosphorous Retention.” The seminar will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is a Learning Beyond the Classroom event.

A special showing of “V for Vendetta”

A freedom fighter plots to overthrow future British tyranny with the help of a young woman. Campus Life will be holding a special viewing of the movie at 10 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium for this empowering cult classic.


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