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EMU’s career center hosts internship fair

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Students seeking internships will get the opportunity to talk to employers at Eastern Michigan University’s internship fair, hosted by the University Advising and Career Development Center. The fair is scheduled to take place in the Student Center Ballroom Jan. 30 from 12-3 p.m.

Restaurant inspectors find bug infestation at Asia City

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According to a report by The Ypsilanti Courier Nov. 28, Washtenaw County restaurant inspectors reported a bug infestation at Asia City, located at 2905 on Washtenaw Ave.

Forum speaker experiences racism in US

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About 200 high school students from across Washtenaw County attended the Washtenaw County Youth Diversity Forum at the Eastern Michigan University College of Business Nov. 2.

EMU Pres. Susan Martin to accept distinguished award

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The Michigan Business & Professional Association has announced that EMU President Susan Martin will be awarded the distinguished leadership award in the area of education at the association’s annual Women and Leadership in Workplace Conference. According to Jennifer Kluge, President of the MBPA, the goal of the award is, “Basically successful women inspiring other women to be successful.” Martin is EMU’s first female president.

Ypsi solar talks solar power use

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Solar Ypsi founder Dave Strenski spoke about his vision for expanding the usage of solar power and ways for the state of Michigan to regenerate the economy by switching over from coal and natural gas.

EMU ranks as vet-friendly school

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Eastern Michigan University was recently ranked by G.I. Jobs magazine as one of the most military-friendly universities.

Collections dept. helps students pay off loans

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With the national student debt expected to surpass $1 trillion, as reported by USA Today on Oct. 18, Eastern Michigan University’s Collections Department works with students to
help pay off debt as quickly as possible.

Student loan repay, default rules changing

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With American college loan debts expected to pass $1 trillion, as reported by USA Today last Tuesday, the U.S.

Biden raises awareness on sexual assault

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On the 17th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act – Sept. 13 – Vice President Joe Biden started “1 is 2 Many,” a campaign designed to raise awareness of sexual assault among women ages 16-24.

Ypsilanti going solar

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SolarYpsi, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the usage of solar power, hosted tours and discussions Saturday in six spots across Ypsilanti to promote the increasing usage of solar energy.

Standards being held

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To ensure entering students are better educated, Eastern Michigan University, along with the state of Michigan, is requiring freshmen attempting to enroll to meet certain requirements.

EMU grants aid to 586 veterans

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Eastern Michigan University works closely with the 586 veterans receiving benefits who are returning to school, helping them acquire the financial benefits and services they qualify for.

Enrollment to increase by fall '11

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Enrollment for Eastern Michigan University’s 2011 fall semester stands at 14,576 compared to 14,351 last year at this time, according to a report from the division of enrollment.

EMU discusses cutting from sports, raising tuition

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In the eighth forum in a series of budget forums at Eastern Michigan University since 2009, EMU officials spoke Wednesday about Eastern’s budget for the 2012 fiscal year, including raises in board and tuition as well as possible budget cuts. John Lumm, chief financial officer and treasurer of the Board of Regents, said the university is also examining what they describe as business improvement.

EMU President Martin suggests room, board increase

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The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents held a series of meetings Thursday to discuss numerous issues facing EMU including the university’s budget and athletic program.

Middle East lecture series brings attention to Zogby

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James Zogby spoke in the Student Center Ballroom Monday promoting his new book, “Arab Voices: What They Are Saying To Us And Why It Matters” as part of Eastern Michigan University’s Perspectives on the Middle East lecture series.

EMU's study abroad programs pull out of Japan

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In a briefing to the campus community last Friday, the Eastern Michigan University study abroad program announced its decision to call its ten students studying abroad in Japan back to the United States.

Sarah Palin 'framed' in politics

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Eastern Michigan University Professor Rhonda Longworth of the Political Science department and Point Loma University Professor Linda Bella, recounted the career of Sarah Palin in a case-study presentation last Thursday as part of Women’s History Month.

Martin answers budget queries

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Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin discussed an overview of current initiatives and answered questions from students and faculty members during the “Conversations with the President” dialog Tuesday afternoon. This dialog was one of four that has taken place since Feb.

Pray-Harrold opens doors Fall 2011

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The renovated classroom building Pray-Harrold was originally scheduled to be completed by 2012, but it is expected to be ready for use this coming fall semester.


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