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Students hold a vigil in memory of victims of anti-Asian violence, EMU honors woman at the annual Women of Excellence ceremony, and the Center for digital Engagement offers 48 paid summer internships.
EMU announces that the Fall 2021 semester will likely have a more traditional campus environment, EMU students begin a petition to extend the pass or fail grading option, and the Center of Entrepreneurship hosts a virtual webinar featuring Lisa Bee, the CEO of Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea.
Student Government votes on a resolution regarding campus parking citations, EMU’s Jazz Ensemble perseveres in the midst of COVID-19, and an eco-friendly shop opens up in Dexter, Michigan. Listen to The Eastern Echo Podcast here or on your favorite podcast app.
Hundreds gathered to stand in solidarity of survivors of sexual assault. Campus Life also hosted the annual Student Gold Medallion Awards, faculty discuss the racial imagery in Dr. Seuss’s books, and the Black Honors Student Organization celebrated Women's History Month. Listen to this week’s news on your favorite podcast app, or read the transcript here.
EMU celebrates National Women's Day and prepares to honor students at the Student Gold Medallion Awards, and the Honors College hosts a biweekly book club. Listen to this week’s news on your favorite podcast app, or read the transcript here.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appoints a new memeber to EMU’s board of regents, an student starts a non-profit organization to aid those who struggle with mental illness, and the Jewish Studies Department hosts a live stream with Mira Awad.
The Journal of Narrative Theory hosts a competition to cultivate the culture of Detroit, and EMU hosts several events to commemorate Black History Month. EMU’s Student Government accepts a new senator application and decides on Resolution 107-05. In community news, the University of Michigan held a virtual town hall to discuss COVID-19 and the African American community, and Ypsi Studio closes after sixteen years.
EMU’s Board of Regents unanimously decides to rename Sill Hall in honor of a generous donor, and EMU’s Student Government swears in two new members to the Student Senate. IN city news, Ypsilanti City Council decides to continue street closures in favor of local businesses.
EMU's Integrated Marketing Program is ranked 60th and the College of Education is ranked 144th nationally by the U.S. World and News Report, and Ypsilanti Public Schools receive a $15,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education’s to help fund nutritious and locally-sourced meal options.
EMU organizes a "speed friending" event to help students socialize safely. In city news, the Triple Goddess Tasting Room hosts a community open-mic, and the Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) organizes a program to assist recent graduates.