News briefs, Feb. 8

Monday, Feb. 9

The Vagina Monologues: Survivor Speak-Out

The Speak Out will start with a bang. First, enjoy powerful slam poetry and a resource fair. As the night progresses, the room will transform into a safe space where survivors can tell their stories. The event will be held in the room 310A in the Student Center from 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Contact Ellen Lassiter Collier at 734-487-0364 for details.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Meet & Greet with DPS Officers

Please join the EMU Department of Public Safety officers, Black Student Union, Student Government and the Center for the Multicultural Affairs as they host a meet greet between our students, faulty and staff to meet with our police officers. The event will be in room 300 in the Student Center from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Contact Desmond Miller at 734-487-1471 or for details.

Employer Branding

Learn what an employer brand is and how it can be helpful. Learn how to make an employer brand work across a global brand. See how Domino’s communicated their employer brand. The event will be in room 315 of the Gary Owen Building in the College of Business from 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Contact Rachel Morrissey at 734-223-9523 for details.

Student Government Senate Meeting

The bi-weekly meeting of the Student Senate will take place in room 310A of the Student Center from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Contact Desmond Miller at 734-487-1471 or for details.

How to be 10% Happier: Leadership Speaker Series with Dan Norris

Harris is one of the most respected broadcast journalists in the news world. His coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have earned him praise and recognition. Come hear how after a live on-air panic attack, he went on a journey of self-awareness and meditation. The lecture will be in room 310B of the Student Center from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Contact Kate Curley at 734-487-9322 or at for details.

McAndless Lecture 2015: "'Sicker than Necessary': Tennessee Williams's Theatre of Excess"

Dr. Annette Saddik, an internationally renown Tennessee Williams scholar, and the 2015 McAndless Distinguished Professor, will present a talk entitled, "Sicker Than Necessary" Tennessee Williams' Theatre of Excess in the Halle Library Auditorium from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Contact Decky Alexander at 734-487-6570 or at jalexande1@emich.edufor details.

Wednesday, Feb 11

Biology Seminar: "The Best Laid Plans of Mice - Predator Avoidance During Foraging"

Dr. Michael Cramer is the assistant director at The University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center - East. His seminar will relate to his work within this field of study. The seminar will take place in room 154 of the Mark Jefferson Science Complex from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Contact Judy Pokrywki at 734-487-4242 or at jpokrywk@emich.edufor details.

Wellness Woof Wednesday

The Wellness Center collaborates with Therapaws of Michigan, Inc. to bring therapy dogs to campus for students & staff to de-stress by petting a furry friend! The event will be held in room 103 of the Snow Health Center from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Contact Michelle Paul at 734-487-2226 or atmpaul5@emich.edufor details. Additional Information can also be found at and

Compiled by Curt Allain 

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