An evening of poetry and prose was hosted at 734 Brewing Company in downtown Ypsilanti, in the Depot Town neighborhood. The event, open to the public 18 years and older, showcased the publication’s work from the last 11 years.
Alumni group GameAbove donates $3.5 million to Eastern Michigan University for faculty, staff and students
It was announced Monday, Nov. 11, that GameAbove, an EMU alumni group, would be donating $3.5 millions to faculty initiatives and development along with student needs. In their donation, GameAbove gifted $2 million to the "Game Above, Faculty First" initiative and $1.5 million to a second initiative under the name of "Students Matter Most.”
Review: Teaċ Daṁsa's Loch na hEala/Swan Lake is a heavily symbolic reclamation of the classic ballet Swan Lake
Loch na hEala brings forth issues apparent not just in Ireland but the whole of “the west.” Christianity, politics and corruption are targets of the performance alongside themes of depression, sexual abuse, loneliness and change.
Eastern Michigan University classes remain open, while the Early College Alliance and Ypsilanti Community Schools cancel classes because of dangerous driving conditions due to high snowfall in the area.
Three shots were fired on November 1 at 10 p.m. at 212 Stevens Dr, Ypsilanti, Michigan. This location falls within the bounds of Ypsilanti Charter Township. It is unknown if the suspect has been apprehend or the condition of the victim.
Since the department’s formalization in 2016, the Dean of Students has received nearly 450 requests of notification for professors of student emergency absence. The office will provide solutions to students encompassing a variety of situations including student hospitalization, physical or mental health concerns, personal crisis or family emergency concerns.
As of June 4, the university has payed an additional $400,000 towards the purchase of an 11 acre property across from Eastern's Ann St. parking lot. The property is considered a "Brownfields property" by the EPA. This is the second deposit paid by the university after an initial $45,000.
President Smith speaks of the university overcoming challenges at his second annual State of the University address
On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Eastern Michigan University President James M. Smith gave his second annual State of the University address to an attendance of roughly 30 faculty, staff, students and community members.
After Dec. 2019, the 92-year-old Marygrove College, now graduate-only, will close. Students yet to complete their degrees at Marygrove will be able to complete their degrees at EMU through a teach-out agreement active Dec. 15, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2020.
At the June 13 Board of Regents meeting an increase of 4.4 percent was approved for undergraduate tuition. According to the Board of Regents, the State of Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency has recommended to the Governor a tuition restraint cap of 4.4 percent. This puts the undergraduate tuition increase at the state maximum.