Articles written by: Mark Johnson

College of Medicine / University
CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

CMED students taking outreach programs to local fourth graders

As the university’s College of Medicine begins to grow from a fledgling operation to an institution in the Central Michigan University framework, the college is making its impression to young prospective students off campus. A group of 15 students, identified […]
Administration / University

Financial services and reporting-controller picks new AVP

The department of financial services and reporting-controller has found a new associate vice president in Mary Moran Hill. Hill has been named to the position after holding a number of different positions at CMU since she was first hired in 1986. […]
Facilities Management / University
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A few College of Business Administration faculty members expressed their concerns in front of CBA Dean Charles Crespy and Dan Lyons, the environmental administrator for risk management and environmental health and safety, during a forum between administration and faculty on Wednesday.

Professors raise questions about safety of Smith Hall during public forum

Professors from the College of Business Administration believe Smith Hall might be giving them cancer. Despite working to address their concerns, university officials have said there is no cause for alarm. “We might be sitting on a time bomb,” said […]
University
University Health Services offers sun lamp therapy to reduce depression symptoms in students

University Health Services offers sun lamp therapy to reduce depression symptoms in students

Long, cold and gloomy Michigan winters are known to cause depression symptoms in students, and this year’s blasts of sub-zero temperatures have left many feeling down. To help the Central Michigan University community maintain a positive mental outlook, University Health […]
Academics / University
PR Central to host annual Health and Wellness Fair

PR Central to host annual Health and Wellness Fair

In an effort to raise health awareness around campus and the Mount Pleasant community, PR Central will be hosting the 2014 Health and Wellness Fair. The fair will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Bovee University Center Rotunda on […]
Academics / University
Cameron Davis, left, and Dr. Donald G. Uzarski talk about their work with saving the great lakes in the EHS building on Friday morning. (Morgan Taylor/ Photo Editor)

CMU research efforts on Great Lakes recognized by EPA

Working to keep the Great Lakes healthy is a top priority of Central Michigan University. Cameron Davis, senior adviser to the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the work CMU has done in partnering with government agencies, lawmakers and […]
Academics / College of Medicine / University
Powers Hall forum to discuss Affordable Care Act

Powers Hall forum to discuss Affordable Care Act

A panel discussion for students, faculty and staff to debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect those in Michigan is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday. Hosted in the Powers Hall Ballroom, “The Future of […]
College of Medicine / University
Courtesy Photo | University of Communications 
Dr. Meredith Goodwin, then the medical students from left to right are  Magalie Bernardo, Patric Knecht and Shelby Reitzel.

Faking it: CMED ‘patient’ program helps students diagnose illnesses

Growing up, faking sick either got you out of school for a day or in a heap of trouble for attempting it. But for those hired by the College of Medicine to take part in the Standardized Patient Program, the fine […]
Facilities Management / University

Commuter Lot 51 restricted to faculty, staff parking only for construction of Biosciences Building

In preparation for the construction of Central Michigan University’s Biosciences Building this summer, a student commuter parking lot will be temporarily restricted to faculty and staff permits only to make room for construction tools. Commuter Lot 51, which is located […]
Academics / University
Rene Shingles, the director and internship coordinator for the Athletic Training Education Program in the College of Health Professions, works with students to diagnose potential leg injuries using both a dummy and human leg.

Game Changer: Prominent athletic trainer breaks tradition, earns university honor

Rene Shingles remembers a time when a female athletic trainer’s input wasn’t welcome in the locker room. While working at South Carolina’s Newberry College in the 1980s, Shingles was in the process of diagnosing an elbow injury for a starting […]
College of Medicine / University
CMED Saginaw facility taking shape

CMED Saginaw facility taking shape

Construction for Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine facility in Saginaw is underway. The steel beams and columns installed last week will make up the future building’s body and frame, said Steve Lawrence, vice president of Facilities Management. Installation of […]
Administration / University
CMU gender ratio among faculty ranks low in MAC

CMU gender ratio among faculty ranks low in MAC

Faculty gender imbalance is a concern for Central Michigan University, even compared to other Michigan universities. Out of the nine Mid-American Conference schools that had the 2013 statistics available, CMU had the third-lowest amount of female instructional faculty members, with […]


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