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Facilities Management / University

Graduate student housing 85-percent complete, east building to open in May

The graduate student housing is set to be completed and open for tenants by the beginning of July. However, the opening of the east building of the student housing will come at an earlier time, said Steve Lawrence, Vice President […]
Board of Trustees / Facilities Management / University

Biosciences building construction to begin in fall 2014; project a decade in the making

University President George Ross announced at last week’s Academic Senate meeting construction on the biosciences building will begin in the fall of 2014 and is estimated to take 30 months, but the project has been in the works for much […]
Academics / Administration / Board of Trustees / Budget / College of Medicine / Enrollment / Facilities Management / Featured / Top Stories / University
Dean of the College of Medicine Ernest Yoder talks briefly to the Board of Trustees during Thursday mornings meeting.  Yoder said CMED remains on track for funding, and should start accepting students in 2013. (Chuck Miller/Photo Editor)

CMED dean, Ross: Departing associate dean ‘gets to go home and live that dream’

The head of Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine said Thursday he was aware of Dr. Lori Arviso Alvord’s interest in going to Arizona. “She’s going home,” dean Ernest Yoder said.
Facilities Management / Featured / On Campus / Police/Courts / Top Stories
Maintenance workers begin cleaning up water damage from last night's fire in Campbell Hall.  Residents believe a stove knob was bumped, turning the burner on and causing a basket placed near it to catch fire.  The fire alarm and sprinkler systems were activated. (Phil Pomber/Staff Photographer)

Midnight fire in Campbell Hall reported as an accident

Central Michigan University’s Campbell Hall was evacuated at about midnight Wednesday after a small fire broke out in the kitchenette on the first floor. Police report that the fire was started accidentally. Residents believe that a stove knob was bumped, […]
Facilities Management / News
Anspach will be temporarily closed, and no classes will be held in the hall this summer as the renovation takes place.  A new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system will be installed along with electrical, plumbing, fire alarm and lighting improvements. Bathrooms will be renovated and new west entrance and student lounge will also be constructed.  (Phil Pomber/Staff Photograher)

Progress made on graduate student housing project, Anspach renovation

The Central Michigan University graduate student housing project is near 25 percent completion. Steve Lawrence, associate vice president of Facilities Management, said about 50 percent of the block work remains to be completed, along with all of the brick, roofing […]
Facilities Management / Top Stories / University
The Safe Rides program has two new Chrysler Town & Country vans for usage, courtesy of the Central Michigan University Police Department.  The new vehicles will be able to occupy more students.  (Phil Pomber/Staff Photographer)

Safe Rides unveils two new vans, vehicle graphics

The Safe Rides program has two new Chrysler Town & Country vans for usage, courtesy of the Central Michigan University Police Department. The new vehicles, unveiled on May 5, are replacing high mileage service vehicles. CMU Lt. Cameron Wassman, who […]
Facilities Management / Top Stories / University

Campus facilities ‘master plan’ on delay

The Campus Facilities Master Plan has diverted from its proposed timeline, and university officials don’t seem to have an explanation for the delay. Central Michigan University modified the 2001 plan in 2003, and Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services David Burdette […]
Facilities Management / VIBE
Left to right: Freshmen Sarah Meyerink of Otsego, Sarah Donetti of Lake Orion, Sam Legere of Oscoda, Samantha Miller of Streamwood, Illinois and Sam Floen of Royal Oak talk about the funny experiences living together during their first few in the dorms Wednesday night in room 105 of Larzelere Hall.  "It's really not as difficult as most people think!"  said Miller.  "Although it would be nice to have a common area like most others, instead we have a computer room." Legere said in response. (File photo by Victoria Zegler)

WISH YOU WERE A CHIPPEWA? Students not focused on different states of building maintenance

Students experience the best of both worlds from the new and modern Events Center on south campus to the aged and “homey” feel of halls on north campus. “I think CMU does a good job of trying to update facilities,” […]
Budget / Facilities Management / Top Stories

Biosciences building to cost $95 million; largest financial investment of university

The biosciences building, if built, will cost $95 million University President George Ross said Tuesday during an Academic Senate meeting. “This will be the largest financial investment of this university,” he said. Ross said $30 million will come from the state, […]
Facilities Management

Board approves new data center building, Anspach renovation

Construction on a data center building will begin next fall, located between the engineering and technology building and the combined services building. The building will cost no more than $5.4 million, and will be funded with university reserves, said Trustee […]
Facilities Management / Top Stories

First new campus facilities master plan since 2001 to be developed later this year

Central Michigan University will develop a master plan later this year that will look 20 years into the future of the school. David Burdette, vice president of Finance and Administrative Services, said in an email CMU will take several months […]
Facilities Management

Three solar trash compactors on trial across campus; cost $10,500 total

Waste Management loaned three solar trash compactors to Central Michigan University to help the university become more environmentally sustainable. The compactors are located in front of the Bovee University Center, Warriner Hall and the Education and Human Services Building. They […]


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