Featured / University
Protestors demonstrate in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, February 6, 2011. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Two CMU professors affected by rallies while in Egypt

Unconfirmed reports that an associate political science professor from CMU was attacked with a group of protesters in Egypt have recently circulated among faculty. Moataz Fattah is in Egypt on research leave, said Orlando Perez, political science and department chairman. […]

Black History Month events include speakers, food tasters, performers

February is Black History Month across the nation and Central Michigan University is doing its part to spread the word. The month's events, both informational and entertaining, are designed to appeal to people of all races, said Allegan senior Steve […]
Administration / News

Search for new vice president position underway, consultant to assist with process

University President George Ross said Monday the search for a vice president for enrollment and student services has commenced. The position was created after Ross made leadership changes he announced Jan. 11. and which became effective Jan. 17. “While a […]

New legal research, writing course could be in place by fall 2011

Vassar junior Kirstin Miller wants to give students an edge before they graduate by adding a legal research and writing course at CMU. “I think that the class is vitally important, especially now that we have created the law and […]
Administration / Police/Courts

CMU bans about five people per year from campus, no official list exists

CMU does not monitor or keep an official list of people banned from campus, but CMU police have a record of those restricted. The University of Michigan has restricted about 2,000 people from its campus since 2001, according to documents […]
Academics / Enrollment

CMU graduates less than average international students from still-growing engineering program

As the U.S. struggles to regain prominence in science and innovation, Central Michigan University is looking to make a name for its young engineering program. The U.S. ranks No. 48 in quality of education in math and science, according to […]

New box office location creates hassle for students, theater department

The relocation of the Central Box Office to the new Events Center has inconvenienced not only students but some faculty as well. Virginia Beauchamp said box office location has become a hassle for her because she is required to attend […]

First-ever ‘Get a Letter, Write a Letter’ gives kids a slice of college life

Local elementary school students will get a taste of college life through the “Get a Letter, Write a Letter” exhibit in the Museum of Cultural and Natural History. “Get a Letter, Write a Letter” was created by Troy senior Kellie […]
Facilities Management / Isabella County

Facilities Management, county road commission work through snowstorm

Students may have rejoiced Wednesday morning to the news of class cancellations, but workers with the Isabella County Road Commission and CMU Facilities Management department had their hands full. Facilities Management landscape operations had 20 people working through the storm, […]

Economy changes collegiate plans, strengthens drive to achieve

This year's freshmen class is more driven to achieve compared to previous years, though they feel the affects of the ailing economy to a greater degree. According to an annual national survey by the Higher Education Research Institute at the […]

Mount Pleasant focuses on making Mission Street business friendly

Mission Street has long been associated with high volumes of traffic and accidents in Mount Pleasant, but steps to revamp the road have already begun. Jeff Gray, director of planning and community development, said the main problem plaguing Mission Street […]

New study abroad initiatives promote student travel to Cuba, China

President Barack Obama made traveling to Cuba a much easier experience for college students earlier this month. The country was nearly isolated from all travel from the U.S. for the past seven years, but recent legislation has opened up the […]

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