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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 […]
Metro / Multimedia / University / Video

Native American speaker highlights importance of education on U.S. boarding schools

Violet Cross was taken from her family in the early 1920s and was regularly subjected to physical and emotional abuse at the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School. On Tuesday, her daughter, Suzanne Cross, delivered a lecture discussing the historical context […]
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 […]
Administration / Board of Trustees / University
CMU did not deny FOIA request from Central Michigan Life reporter

CMU did not deny FOIA request from Central Michigan Life reporter

Editor’s Note: Central Michigan Life reported factual errors in the front page story, “FOIA  for LaBelle, CMU lawsuit settlement denied by university officials,” published in the April 4 edition. In the story, it was reported that CM Life reporter was denied […]
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 […]
University
Journalism professor Sean Baker unlikely to return this semester

Journalism professor Sean Baker unlikely to return this semester

Professor Sean Baker, who took a personal leave of absence after an intoxicated incident and a string of altercations with other journalism professors, is unlikely to make a return to teaching classes this semester. Journalism department officials said they were […]
College of Medicine / University
Courtesy Photo | University of Communications 
Dr. Meredith Goodwin, then the medical students from left to right are  Magalie Bernardo, Patric Knecht and Shelby Reitzel.

Faking it: CMED ‘patient’ program helps students diagnose illnesses

Growing up, faking sick either got you out of school for a day or in a heap of trouble for attempting it. But for those hired by the College of Medicine to take part in the Standardized Patient Program, the fine […]
Facilities Management / University

Commuter Lot 51 restricted to faculty, staff parking only for construction of Biosciences Building

In preparation for the construction of Central Michigan University’s Biosciences Building this summer, a student commuter parking lot will be temporarily restricted to faculty and staff permits only to make room for construction tools. Commuter Lot 51, which is located […]
University
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History professor Mitchell Hall, who teaches a course on the history of rock and roll, holds up the first record he ever purchased, “Hey Jude” by The Beatles, on Tuesday in his office in Powers Hall.

‘Dig a little deeper’: Rock history professor connects music, family, U.S. history into course

Mitchell Hall remembers 1968 like it was yesterday. After all, he was 13 years old and impressionable, and he had just bought his first rock n’ roll record: “Hey Jude” by The Beatles. “It just starts with the singing,” Hall […]


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