Golf outing funds to benefit CMU scholarship for military students

The inaugural endowment of the Betty A. Brubaker Family of Heroes Scholarship will embark on a major contribution drive through a golf outing planned for early next month. Gladwin Heights Golf Course will host a golf outing at 9 a.m., […]
Academics / University

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigating CMU for discrimination claim

Journalism Department faculty members will have to go through sensitivity training in the fall after a faculty member filed a discrimination complaint against three other faculty members. Sara Kubik, an assistant professor in the journalism department, filed the complaint with the Michigan Department […]
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Patti Travioli, manager of the CMU Fabiano Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Botany Laboratories, lifts a frame from one of Central's honey bee hives to reveal a colony hard at work. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

All the buzz: Student workers get unique experience by keeping bees

If you take a stroll past Brooks Hall on a warm summer day at Central Michigan University, you might hear the faint sound of buzzing created by some of the hardest workers the campus ecosystem has to offer. No, it’s […]
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CMU officials, Faculty Association reach tentative agreement on five-year contract

Central Michigan University officials and the CMU Faculty Association have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract. Details of the contract have not been released per the bargaining process rules. The FA represents about 700 tenured and tenure-track […]
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Graduate student Hea Joo Lee puts makeup on her model, Novi freshman Denna Mafie, before Mafie takes to the catwalk on Saturday in the Education Human Services building. (Samantha Madar/Staff Photographer)

CMU fashion program receives top ranking among Midwest schools

Central Michigan University’s apparel merchandising and design program was named as one of the top programs in the country, according to ranking website The program was ranked eighth in the Midwest and 34th nationally. CMU’s program took the 12th spot […]
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With the opening of its downtown Detroit location, Global Campus and Central Michigan University are now prominent fixtures in the Motor City.

(Ben Solis | Editor-in-chief)

CMU administrators, business community open downtown Detroit Global Campus post

DETROIT – With jazz and partly cloudy skies hanging in the background, Central Michigan University opened its new downtown Detroit Global Campus and outreach office with much fanfare on Wednesday. The office, 777 Woodward Avenue, was used throughout the year […]
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Ben Harris will spend the next year in South Korea teaching middle school and high school students English. He is one of four Central Michigan University students to receive Fulbright Scholarships in the last three years. (Ben Harris | Courtesy Photo)

CMU alumnus awarded Fulbright Scholarship, will teach English in South Korea

While Ben Harris was writing a story on the first student from Central Michigan University to win the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship in almost a decade for Central Michigan Life, he was inspired to spend the next two years of his life tailoring his […]
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Central Michigan University professor Robert Dale Lee was charged with one count of felonious assault and one count of carrying a firearm with unlawful intent after shooting at two traveling salesmen on June 5. Lee's preliminary examination is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. on Thursday.

(Courtesy Photo | Isabella County Trial Court)

CMU community reacts to professor Lee’s arrest, shooting charge

In the wake of Central Michigan University professor Robert Dale Lee’s arrest for shooting at vacuum cleaner salesmen, students, faculty and alumni have taken to social media and newspaper comment sections to share their opinions on news of Lee’s actions. Lee’s future with […]
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Professor Robert Dale Lee's was arrested on felonious assault charges after shooting at three door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman

CMU professor arrested, released on bond after shooting at traveling vacuum salesmen

A Central Michigan University professor was arrested after allegedly firing a shotgun at two door-to-door salesmen on June 5, according to an arrest record filed by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department. Robert Dale Lee, 61, of Mount Pleasant, was arraigned […]
Academics / University

Microsoft expands licensing benefits with CMU

Students returning in the fall will have expanded access to vital Microsoft programs through an updated licensing agreement between the company and Central Michigan University’s Office of Information Technology. The university’s agreement with Microsoft now allows access to nearly the full […]
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CMU starts academic partnership with Chinese university

The bond between Central Michigan University and China’s institutions of higher learning will become stronger in fall 2014. In a new partnership between CMU and the Asian superpower, students from Jilin University-Lambton College will be able to take courses taught […]
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CMU to launch Global Campus location in downtown Detroit

Central Michigan University’s award-winning global campus program is gearing up to open it’s newest space it acquired earlier this year: An office in the heart of the Motor City. The 400-square-foot property is located at 777 Woodward Avenue in downtown […]

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