As the investigation into the death of Julia Niswender continues, Eastern Michigan University has put new precautions in place to ensure the safety of students.
It has been announced that Michael Tidwell, dean of the College of Business at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania, has been named the new dean of the College of Business at Eastern Michigan University. The current dean, David Mielke, will be stepping down in July after eight years in the position.
Ypsilanti City Council took a major step toward filling the city manager position Tuesday night by voting unanimously to offer the job to Ralph A. Lange, who since 2008 has been the executive director of the Henry County Community Improvement Corporation, with headquarters in Napoleon, OH.
Eastern Michigan University has suspended its relationship with GradesFirst, the company responsible for the mistaken dismissal emails sent to some students earlier this month. The university will also be reassessing their contract with the company as well as reviewing other third-party agreements to see which, if any, services will be retained.
Ypsilanti voters rejected proposals for a city income tax and Water Street millage by 2-1 Tuesday night; both measures were suggested solutions to Ypsilanti’s projected budget deficit of $13.3 million
An arson set off the fire alarm at 6:08 p.m. on April 19 in Wise Hall. Police discovered that a fire had been started on a piece of paper on a bulletin board, which was quickly put out by several students as they were exiting the building.
Eastern Michigan University announced Robert Heighes as its new executive director of public safety and chief of police via campus email at 4:43 p.m. April 19. His appointment will be effective on April 20, with a starting salary of $128,000.
Matthew Norfleet and Desmond Miller won the election for Eastern Michigan University Student Government president and vice president, as reported Thursday night by Student Government.
A man suspected of shooting three people near Eastern Michigan University was arrested by Ypsilanti Police on Wednesday.
A robber held several employees at gunpoint and stole an undetermined amount of money at 9:15 p.m. Monday night at the Domino’s Pizza located at 953 Washtenaw Ave.
In a campus-wide email sent out by the Office of the President this morning, Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin informed students and employees of several important internal and external developments.
At approximately 2:05pm today there was a two car collision on Washtenaw Rd directly in front of McKenny Hall. A blue sports car and a grey Oldsmobile were involved.
At approximately 4 p.m. on Jan. 21, a bomb threat was called into the Starbucks located at 3601 Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor. The restaurant workers then phoned the police.
According to a report by the BBC, North Korean leader Kim Jon-il has died.
EMU’s Department of Public Safety is examining the reason behind a fight that broke out in Putnam Resident Hall Monday. Only three of the suspects have been identified.
Fire alarms forced out occupants of Pray-Harrold twice Monday afternoon.
In a meeting today, the Board of Regents voted to ban medical marijuana on campus.
To officially mark the opening of Pray-Harrold, Eastern Michigan University’s largest classroom building, a special ceremony was held in the student commons area.
A 55-year-old student was arrested after setting fire to a trash can in the Student Center of Eastern Michigan University.
As temperatures climbed throughout Washtenaw County, cooling centers were opened to keep the public safe.