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Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship awards CMU grad, others nationwide

The Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship awards 32 awards nationwide to tier one programs, and Central Michigan spring 2014 graduate Michelle Vanhala was one of them. The national program selects first year teachers in science, technology, engineering and math concentrations, also […]
Academics / University
SAP University Alliance program, awards help students in Information System courses get hired

SAP University Alliance program, awards help students in Information System courses get hired

The Dow Chemical Company has announced its Dow Chemical SAP Award of Excellence scholarship winners, including two Central Michigan University seniors and one graduate student. The recipients were all students enrolled in the Information Systems undergraduate and master’s degree programs. […]
Academics / Administration / University

Director for Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching finalists to visit campus next week

A total of three finalists have been selected for the vacant director of Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching at Central Michigan University. The finalists have been invited to CMU’s campus on Tuesday May 27 through Thursday May 29 to take […]
Academics / On Campus / Student Life
Incoming freshman Amber Dalian of Troy works on a group project during freshman orientation on Tuesday in the Bovee Center. The groups had to fill out a semester schedule to learn the process in order to help them for the upcoming school year day. (Kaitlin Thorne/File Photo)

Dates for academic orientation sessions released

The latest batch of prospective Central Michigan University students will be on campus to receive academic orientations. University officials have scheduled 11 different dates for new students to learn about the campus, available major and minor programs and the necessary […]
Academics / University

CMU’s online programs for veterans ranked No. 1 in country

After receiving a ranking of 14 last year, U.S. News and World Report has named Central Michigan University as the No. 1 online undergraduate program for veterans. CMU’s online Master in Arts Education program also earned a No. 1 ranking, according […]
Academics / News / Sports
The CMU softball team used a two-run home run by sophomore Trista Cox in the eleventh inning to beat Northern Illinois in the Mid-American Conference championship game, 4-2. (Photo Courtesy of CMU Athletics)

CMU athletics pass APR score in all sports: Softball receives perfect score, other teams last in MAC

The NCAA has released its 2012-13 Academic Progress Rates and Central Michigan University’s 16 varsity sports have all surpassed the 900 point mark. The APR is a “team-based metric that accounts for eligibility and retention for each student-athlete, each term,” […]
Academics / University
Poster exhibit shows effects and dangers of nuclear weapons

Poster exhibit shows effects and dangers of nuclear weapons

Today is the final day the poster presentation regarding effects the 1945 American atomic bomb attacks had on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Japan will be on display on the first floor of Anspach Hall. “A Revolution of Thought: Hiroshima, Nagasaki & […]
Academics / University
File Photo | Emily Brouwer
Students sit in Dow 135 during a Chemistry 101 class on February 14. This class will soon be cut and replaced with an active learning class.

CHM 101 cancelled for Fall 2014: Professors say new active learning rooms to blame

Katherine Blystone has been teaching chemistry at Central Michigan University for over 20 years, but next semester, she’ll have to forfeit one of her courses due to a miscommunication over the the university’s active learning room project. Armchair Chemistry, designated […]
Academics / Budget / Enrollment / University
Student Emergency Fund helps students through hard times and stay in school

Student Emergency Fund helps students through hard times and stay in school

  There was once a time in Carrie Coulombe’s career as a student at Central Michigan University when her future – and chances of graduating – were in doubt. At the end of the Fall 2012 semester, Coulombe was having […]
Academics / University
A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

A-Senate Notebook: Smith Hall still causing controversy, discussions in A-Senate

Faculty members in the College of Business Administration are still concerned about the rate at which their coworkers are getting brain cancer. Members of the Academic Senate brought their concern to University President George Ross’ attention during Tuesday’s meeting. “It’s […]
Academics / Enrollment / University
A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years

A-Senate: May commencement to graduate 2,462 bachelor’s degrees; 500 students from 2010 ‘boom’ graduating in four years

Although nearly 2,500 students are graduating in May, only 20 percent of those students are getting out of Central Michigan University in four years. University officials have estimated that 2,658 students are still attending CMU from the class of 2010, according to […]
Academics / University
The photo labeled Erin King PT is of participants at the Physical Therapy Student Organization (PTSO) “Stomp Out MS 5K Run/Walk with Color” color run. (Photo credit is Erin King.)

Health professions students raise $8,500 through charity runs

Within the last month, three College of Health Professions student groups have organized 5k races to help raise money for Mount Pleasant community health organizations. The Central Michigan University HP Physician Assistant Class of 2015, Physical Therapy Student Organization and Eta […]


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