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Congresswoman Dingell announces over $490,000 grant to improve Ypsilanti library and community

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI 12) announced on Monday, July 27, via press release, that the Ypsilanti District Library (YDL) and the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development received combined federal grants of over $490,000 provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The YDL received a total of $249,788, which will be used to enhance the library’s youth literacy text messaging service, Text and Learn for Kindergarten (TALK). 

EMU international students react to recent ICE visa policy

Eastern Michigan University’s international students spoke with the Echo about the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policy that strips international student of their visas if their coursework is fully online. EMU is among almost 60 U.S. universities to file a court brief supporting Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a case the colleges brought in opposition to the new visa rules. 

How EMU's campus may function in the fall

As EMU hopes and plans to resume on-campus operations in the fall, the University is continuously developing strategies and protocols to do so. The Echo compiled what we know so far about on-campus operations in the fall.