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EMU Student Government 2020 elections postponed

The EMU Student Government 2020 election has been postponed until this September. The election was originally scheduled for March 25 and 26. Exact dates of the now September election will “be determined and announced in the near future” according to the Office of the President. 

Senator steps down making room for two new senators

 LaTerricka Osborne stepped down from her position as a senator at the Senate’s Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, after hearing two senate candidates speak. Senator Auryon Azar and Senator Erin McCargar were sworn in.  

New academic program in Civil Engineering approved

A new academic program for a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering was approved by the Board of Regents on Feb. 13. The program is “STEM-designated” and will emphasize structural engineering, transportation, water resources, environmental engineering, and construction engineering.  

Three Michigan Coronavirus specimens tests come back negative, health officials await one result

Three specimens’, two from Washtenaw and one from Macomb, results came back negative for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Washtenaw County Health Departments are still waiting on the results of another specimen from Washtenaw County. There are no confirmed cases in Michigan and only five confirmed cases in the U.S.