Articles written by: Neil Rosan

Softball / Sports

Freshman Rachael Knapp starts fall exhibition; throws two scoreless innings

Softball has plenty of options to fill the hole left by former pitcher Kara Dornbos, who graduated last spring, and one of those options is freshman Rachael Knapp. The first year from Jenison, Mich., started Wednesday’s fall exhibition against Northwood […]
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Chippewas rout Northwood 9-2 in opening fall exhibition

Chippewas rout Northwood 9-2 in opening fall exhibition

Softball started its fall exhibition games with a 9-2 win against Northwood. Thanks to a big third and fourth inning, the Chippewas were able to score eight unanswered runs. Offensively, CMU was led by a troop of veteran players including […]
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CMU to offer first special education study abroad program

Central Michigan University will offer its first study abroad program focused on special education next summer. The three-week program will feature three different classes during10 days in Denmark to give students a perspective of social services in other countries. “I […]
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Oak Park freshman Darius Buckley and Roseville freshman Jessica Zalenko dispose of leftovers from their meals in the RFOC Cafeteria on Sept. 10. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

Campus dining: 25 percent of meals go unused

Central Michigan University students will only use a projected 75 percent of their meal plans this year. This number comes as part of the annual budget for residences and auxiliary services, which is approved by the Board of Trustees each […]
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Junior right back Mitch Ickes approaches the ball during CMU’s match against Valparaiso on Sunday. (Daytona Niles/Staff Photographer)

Men’s club soccer falls 3-2 in closing minutes to Valparaiso

Central Michigan University Men’s Club Soccer (1-1) fell 3-2 to the Valparaiso Crusaders despite mounting a two-goal comeback. The Chippewas were blanked 2-0 in the first half, but managed to tie the match early in the second half with goals […]
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Provost Gealt talks enrollment, interacting with students

Provost Gealt talks enrollment, interacting with students

Central Michigan University Provost Michael Gealt has been on campus for just over a month and is already busy at work. CM Life’s Neil Rosan caught up with him to see what he believes the highest priorities are for the […]
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‘Strategic decisions’ will guide financial discussion

Central Michigan University President George Ross said he has numerous goals set for this year, but virtually all of them will be impacted by a large decline in enrollment. CMU is facing an on-campus undergraduate enrollment rate that is set […]
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CMU hires 152 new faculty, 26 newly-created positions

Central Michigan University has made 151 regular faculty hires for the 2013-14 school year, including 26 new full-time faculty positions. The news comes despite the projected on-campus undergraduate enrollment decline of 5 to 7 percent this fall compared to last fall. In […]
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CMU working to add more need-based scholarships, hoping to buck nationwide trend

A shift from awarding fewer needs-based grants and more merit-based grants is gaining ground in the United States, according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics. In 1995-96, 32 percent of all undergraduate students received need-based grants and […]
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CMU apparel merchandising and design program ranked one of the best in the nation

Central Michigan University’s Apparel Merchandising and Design program has been ranked 20th in the nation by Fashion-Schools.org. Fashion Schools awards its rankings based on state-of-the-art technology and focus on the latest design trends. Criteria includes academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth […]
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CMU wins award for collaborative inclusion initiative

Central Michigan University received the 2013 Inclusion Cultivates Excellence Award for its “Excellence Though Inclusion” initiative from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. “The intent was to change the culture for diversity at CMU,” Amy McGinnis, a CMU […]
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SGA losing buying power as campus programming fund fails to consider inflation rates

The Student Government Association has lost considerable buying power from the Campus Program Fund over the past several years, and SGA says that is hurting its ability to perform. The CPF is an amount of money SGA is given to […]


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