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5/17/2020, 10:51am

Local bicycle shops experience a sudden boom of sales during pandemic

Two Michigan-based bicycle shops, Wheels in Motion and Tree Fort Bike, experienced unexpected rapid growth of bicycle sales in wake of the social distancing restrictions in Michigan due to the pandemic. Nationally, cycling has suddenly become super popular as it is a healthy exercise and adheres to social distancing practices.

5/17/2020, 10:44am

EMU collaborates with other Michigan universities to provide fiscal guidance to struggling local governments during the COVID-19 crisis

Local governments will soon be faced with difficult choices because of how their revenue sources are impacted by the coronavirus crisis. In a partnership with the University of Michigan’s CLOSUP, EMU and other Michigan universities are aiming to provide local governments with expert advice on how to navigate through the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis.  

5/9/2020, 4:22pm

Two pop-up COVID-19 testing sites coming to Ypsilanti

 On Saturday, May 9, pop-up testing will occur at the Ypsilanti Township Community Center and then on Saturday, May 16 at the Community Family Life Center (CFLC). Ongoing testing will be conducted at Perry Early Learning Center. Curbside testing is also available daily at the north entrance of St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hospital 

4/13/2020, 4:59pm

Eastern Michigan University instructor passes away due to complications from COVID-19

EMU Professor Marilyn Horace-Moore passes away from the COVID-19 virus. Horace-Moore’s roles at EMU included  lecturer I of courses in both criminology and sociology, internship coordinator as well as undergraduate criminology and criminal justice advisor for the criminology and criminal justice program. Horace-Moore was a veteran of the City of Ypsilanti Police Department.