Don’t let Ms. Rona stop you from searching for your next campus crying spot, we’ll all soon be together crying on campus once again.
EMU announced on Thursday that effect March 31 at 5 p.m., all residence halls will close. International students, students who live far away, and others with special circumstances will continue to be exempt and can continue living on campus. These students may be asked to move to consolidate depending on occupancy.
EMU President James Smith announced via email on Wednesday, March 18 that all in-person classes and events will be suspended through the rest of the semester, until April 27 and that the online-format would continue.
Many resources exist for struggling students and families during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Student Emergency Fund, Ozone House, free internet access, and more.
At just after 9 p.m. on election night, the Associated Press declared Joe Biden the winner of the Democratic presidential primary in Michigan.
The Eastern Echo conducted an unscientific exit poll at the EMU Honors College on election day to learn more about voters from those precincts and how they compare to other voters in Washtenaw County and in Michigan.
33 EMU students and 2 faculty members now self-quarantined after returning from study abroad trip in Italy
Thirty-three EMU students and two faculty members have returned from a study abroad trip to Italy and are currently self-quarantined in their homes as health officials continue to assess the dangers the new coronavirus poses in the United States. There were two different study abroad groups, both of which left the United States on Feb. 21 and returned on Sunday, March 1.
EMU to phase out five Department of World Language programs, focusing more on K-12 language education
The EMU Board of Regents voted on Feb. 13 to phase out five programs in the Department of World Languages, and existing programs will focus more on K-12 education, as opposed to some programs specifically targeting high school or higher education teaching.
The Provost’s office has announced the first round of funding for various faculty projects as a part of the “Faculty First” initiative. 14 faculty members were given funding, totaling $47,950. This is the first donation of $2 million total that has been dedicated to faculty at EMU.
A look ahead at the events in the community and on EMU's campus celebrating Black History Month.