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College of Science and Technology hopes to expand study abroad options for students

College of Science and Technology hopes to expand study abroad options for students

The College of Science and Technology is working to expand its study abroad options for interested students. Heidi Mahon, director of student services for CST, said the college wants to make sure students dedicated to science majors have the same […]
Academics / University
PR Central to host annual Health and Wellness Fair

PR Central to host annual Health and Wellness Fair

In an effort to raise health awareness around campus and the Mount Pleasant community, PR Central will be hosting the 2014 Health and Wellness Fair. The fair will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Bovee University Center Rotunda on […]
Academics / University
A-Senate Notebook: New entrepreneurship department, programs

A-Senate Notebook: New entrepreneurship department, programs

Entrepreneurship department approved The College of Business Administration gained a new department at the Academic Senate meeting Tuesday. A-senators voted to approve the new Entrepreneurship Department. The department was voted on by regular and fixed-term faculty members in the College […]
Academics / Administration / University
Provost Michael Gealt speaks to the A-Senate in Brooks Hall March 4, 2014. (Morgan Taylor/Assistant Photo Editor)

A-Senate: Senior officer evaluations to start soon as part of shared governance

Evaluations of 40 senior officers at Central Michigan University are set to start in the next 60 days. The evaluations are a part of the shared governance agreement signed in the spring of 2013 by administrators and Academic Senate leaders. […]
Academics / University
Cameron Davis, left, and Dr. Donald G. Uzarski talk about their work with saving the great lakes in the EHS building on Friday morning. (Morgan Taylor/ Photo Editor)

CMU research efforts on Great Lakes recognized by EPA

Working to keep the Great Lakes healthy is a top priority of Central Michigan University. Cameron Davis, senior adviser to the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, said the work CMU has done in partnering with government agencies, lawmakers and […]
Academics / College of Medicine / University
Powers Hall forum to discuss Affordable Care Act

Powers Hall forum to discuss Affordable Care Act

A panel discussion for students, faculty and staff to debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect those in Michigan is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday. Hosted in the Powers Hall Ballroom, “The Future of […]
Academics / University
Rene Shingles, the director and internship coordinator for the Athletic Training Education Program in the College of Health Professions, works with students to diagnose potential leg injuries using both a dummy and human leg.

Game Changer: Prominent athletic trainer breaks tradition, earns university honor

Rene Shingles remembers a time when a female athletic trainer’s input wasn’t welcome in the locker room. While working at South Carolina’s Newberry College in the 1980s, Shingles was in the process of diagnosing an elbow injury for a starting […]
Academics / University
Flushing Senior Joe Shaheen high fives Elissa Richmond after winning best technology venture and received $10,000 for his pitch Friday at the New Venture Competition.
(Andrew Whitaker | Assistant Photo Editor)

New Venture competition winners take home more than $70,000

The College of Business Administration gave more than $70,000 to young entrepreneurs at Central Michigan University and other schools during the New Venture Competition on Friday. Six teams of students worked to develop new small business ideas in the hope […]
Academics / University
Journalism professor remains absent, police report reveals incident details

Journalism professor remains absent, police report reveals incident details

Journalism professor Sean Baker admitted he had a problem with alcohol to Central Michigan University police after an intoxicated altercation on March 1, according to a report filed by campus police officers. Immediately following the incident, the police report shows […]
Academics / Administration / University
CMU has wide gender gap among highest-paid faculty, full professor pool

CMU has wide gender gap among highest-paid faculty, full professor pool

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct a miss-attributed quote.  If you look for women earning prominent wages as faculty at Central Michigan University, you’ll have a hard time finding them. Only 28.9 percent of full professors at […]
Academics / University

A-Senate to change graduate honors process, grant new science designator

Central Michigan University’s Academic Senate will hear two new proposals for the honors program protocol and requirements to request graduation honors recognition at its meeting Tuesday. The proposals come after months of debates among A-Senators over types of graduation honors […]
Academics / University
Student groups to raise awareness with Recyclemania competition

Student groups to raise awareness with Recyclemania competition

Students from the College of Health Professions and the College of Science and Technology are organizing a presentation to promote water quality and recycling issues. In addition to competing in the 2014 Recyclemania competition, the Health Professions Residential College, Science […]


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