Articles written by: Mark Johnson

Metro / Mount Pleasant
Chip River Run kicks off popular race series

Chip River Run kicks off popular race series

The Chip River Run is the first race of the Michigan Half Marathon Race Series. It will take place this Saturday starting at Island Park. This is the fourth year the Chip River Run has collaborated with the Michigan Half […]
Board of Trustees / University
President George E. Ross begins the Board of Trustees meeting in the Bovee University Center on Wednesday morning by reading a post from facebook about a young girls acceptance to CMU.(Morgan Taylor | Assistant Photo Editor)

Deferred maintenance prefunding approved by Board of Trustees

A total of $980,000 for roof projects and $120,000 for masonry projects around campus were approved during Thursday’s board of trustees meeting. The cost of the projects combined is not to exceed a total of $1.1 million. The projects are […]
University
BOT Notebook: CMU to host Le Tour de Mont Pleasant time trial races

BOT Notebook: CMU to host Le Tour de Mont Pleasant time trial races

Central Michigan University is partnering with Le Tour de Mont Pleasant to host the time trial races on campus in early June. USA Cycling will also cover the university with an insurance policy worth $1 million. “For the past few years […]
Metro / Police/Courts
CMU student arrested on arson charges

CMU student arrested on arson charges

A 19-year-old male CMU student was arrested, Thursday for an arson that took place outside Thorpe Hall. The Central Michigan University Police Department responded Wednesday morning to a call about the burning of a university-owned desk chair and other items outside the residence hall. According to […]
Police/Courts / Top Stories / University

Arson reported outside Thorpe Hall

Two chairs were reportedly set on fire outside of Thorpe Hall early Wednesday morning, according to Central Michigan University police. Steve Smith, Central Michigan University director of public relations, said he heard a study chair that might have been used in […]
Academics / University
Poster exhibit shows effects and dangers of nuclear weapons

Poster exhibit shows effects and dangers of nuclear weapons

Today is the final day the poster presentation regarding effects the 1945 American atomic bomb attacks had on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan will be on display on the first floor of Anspach Hall. “A Revolution of Thought: Hiroshima, Nagasaki & […]
Academics / University
File Photo | Emily Brouwer
Students sit in Dow 135 during a Chemistry 101 class on February 14. This class will soon be cut and replaced with an active learning class.

CHM 101 cancelled for Fall 2014: Professors say new active learning rooms to blame

Katherine Blystone has been teaching chemistry at Central Michigan University for over 20 years, but next semester, she’ll have to forfeit one of her courses due to a miscommunication over the the university’s active learning room project. Armchair Chemistry, designated […]
Academics / Budget / Enrollment / University
Student Emergency Fund helps students through hard times and stay in school

Student Emergency Fund helps students through hard times and stay in school

  There was once a time in Carrie Coulombe’s career as a student at Central Michigan University when her future – and chances of graduating – were in doubt. At the end of the Fall 2012 semester, Coulombe was having […]
College of Medicine / University
Holocaust memorial museum exhibit to visit CMU

Holocaust memorial museum exhibit to visit CMU

A traveling exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. will be making a stop at Central Michigan University this summer. Beginning May 14, the “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” exhibit will open in the CMU Museum of […]
College of Medicine / University
Cadaver legislation could allow people to donate their body to CMU

Cadaver legislation could allow people to donate their body to CMU

Alumni might soon be able to give more than money back to Central Michigan University as donations. That is, of course, if Michigan lawmakers pass a new piece of legislation allowing people to donate their bodies to universities as cadavers […]
University
CMU alumna offers service to reduce college costs

CMU alumna offers service to reduce college costs

As the cost of attending college continues to rise, students are seeking more non-traditional ways to cut cost. That’s where Nina Hegyi, a 2007 Central Michigan University alumna and local career coach, thinks she can help. “I can save students […]
Academics / University
The photo labeled Erin King PT is of participants at the Physical Therapy Student Organization (PTSO) “Stomp Out MS 5K Run/Walk with Color” color run. (Photo credit is Erin King.)

Health professions students raise $8,500 through charity runs

Within the last month, three College of Health Professions student groups have organized 5k races to help raise money for Mount Pleasant community health organizations. The Central Michigan University HP Physician Assistant Class of 2015, Physical Therapy Student Organization and Eta […]


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