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Pre-dental students stand in the operating room with Dr. Norman R. Dzingle, center. (Photo courtesy of Chris Pankow)

Local dentist offers students unique chance for real world experience

Pre-dental students at Central Michigan University are getting hands-on experience despite the College of Medicine's continued delays. For the past six years Dr. Norman R. Dzingle has given pre-dental students the opportunity to gain real-world experience by working at his […]
Academics

Friday deadline to withdraw from courses approaches

St. Charles sophomore Kyle Alexander plans to withdraw from ENG 262: Masterpieces of European Literature because he is changing his major and no longer needs the credit. His will be one of about 2,000 individual course withdrawal cards expected to […]
Academics

Study Abroad Program helps students get ready for culture shock in other countries

The study abroad program at Central Michigan University is helping students prepare for their experience studying in another land. CMU students preparing to study abroad this summer attended a panel discussion at 3 p.m. on Friday in the Bovee University […]
Academics

Event management minor students work on Boston Marathon, Cannes film festival through unique RSO

The event management minor in the recreation, parks and leisure services administration program is the fifth largest minor on campus and the fastest growing. The minor attracted 25 students when it was first approved in 2007. That number doubled by […]
Academics

New physician student school ranking system puts CMU at No. 4 nationwide

A new ranking system has put the Central Michigan University Physician Assistant Program at No. 4 in the country. CMU was ranked No. 49 in 2007 by U.S. News & World Report, which previously was the only system that ranked […]
Academics / Budget

Library relatively unfazed by budget cuts, subscription costs total $2.9 million

Even libraries cannot escape the rapid expansion of the electronic world. Richard Cochran, Associate Dean of Libraries, thinks new digital resources are good for both students and the university. “Every library is (adding more electronic resources),” he said. “We get […]
Academics

Student-run international conference to focus on health issues in developing countries this weekend

Upadhaya said more than 16 speakers are confirmed for the conference and each will give a presentation on a particular topic. Speakers include CMU faculty and international speakers, including Dr. Ernest Yoder, founding dean of the College of Medicine. The […]
Academics

New minor fuses business communication skills with new technology

In an age where legal pads are yielding to iPads, being tech-savvy is a major plus for graduating business students. Three business information systems faculty members took the extra step to make sure Central Michigan University students are prepared to […]
Academics

Student, professor traveling to Netherlands for international human rights meeting

A Central Michigan University student and associate professor will travel to The Hague, Netherlands to meet with law students from Duke University and University of North Carolina. They will represent the CMU chapter of the International Criminal Court Student Network […]
Academics / Administration
Sue Murphy, a temporary instructor in the English department for 11 years, holds a sign that reads "5 Deans get all the bean$" in reference to the Medical School deans Tuesday outside of the Education and Health Services Building during a protest for the Union of teaching Faculty. (Photo by Sean Proctor/Staff Photographer)

Union of Temporary Faculty demonstrate outside EHS building

Sue Murphy picketed outside the Education and Human Services building with about 15 other members of the Union of Teaching Faculty 11 a.m. Monday. Like her colleagues, she is dissatisfied with the university's contract offers for temporary faculty members. Murphy, […]
Academics

About 50 percent of faculty use FaCIT services to engage students

Professors come to teach and students come to learn, but that occasionally something gets lost in the transmission. The Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching was created to foster the connection between teacher and student by using active learning techniques that […]
Academics

Students design, build largest temporary exhibit in museum’s history

A new exhibit seeks to show how students have spent their time outside the classroom since Central Michigan University was founded in 1892. Students and faculty gathered at Rowe Hall Thursday to celebrate the opening of “CMU: Life Behind Classroom […]


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