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CMED Saginaw facility taking shape

CMED Saginaw facility taking shape

Construction for Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine facility in Saginaw is underway. The steel beams and columns installed last week will make up the future building’s body and frame, said Steve Lawrence, vice president of Facilities Management. Installation of […]
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 […]
Administration / University
CMU gender ratio among faculty ranks low in MAC

CMU gender ratio among faculty ranks low in MAC

Faculty gender imbalance is a concern for Central Michigan University, even compared to other Michigan universities. Out of the nine Mid-American Conference schools that had the 2013 statistics available, CMU had the third-lowest amount of female instructional faculty members, with […]
Top Stories / University
CMU students share stories about their memories of St Johns Senior, Jonathon R. Wadsworth in front of the U.C. Thursday night.
(Arin Bisaro | Staff Photographer)

Students use campus vigil to remember deceased CMU student

To Ryan Lewis, Jon Wadsworth was more than a roommate. He was a best friend, a confidant, somebody with a similar sense of humor, and somebody who made everybody’s lives better. “We used to joke and talk in puns. For […]
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Commencement brunch scheduled for May

Commencement brunch scheduled for May

Students graduating will be able to kiss Central Michigan University goodbye with their parents, friends and loved ones at the commencement brunch, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 10. Commencement brunch festivities will be presented in the […]
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Custom graduation gowns to match campus identity project

Custom graduation gowns to match campus identity project

The typically all-black affair of commencement will get a healthy dose of maroon and gold this year. In a move to match the ongoing conversations among administrators about creating a unified campus identity, commencement gowns purchased this year will be […]
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Broadway Theatre to host fantasy conference

Broadway Theatre to host fantasy conference

Dragons, elves and mythical creatures will be taking over The Broadway Theatre in downtown Mount Pleasant when the “Imagining the Fantastic” conference comes to town. The conference is co-sponsored by the theater and the College of Humanities and Social and […]
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FLEX dollar sale ends Sunday

FLEX dollar sale ends Sunday

Students have until March 30 to receive a 10-percent discount on new FLEX dollar uploads. To receive the discount, students must upload $100 or more FLEX dollars into their accounts. Students must have a current meal or FLEX plan to […]
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 […]
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CMU TV station shows continued excellence with Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards

CMU TV station shows continued excellence with Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards

Central Michigan University’s 24-hour cable outlet has been named college television station of the year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters for the 13th consecutive year. Peter Orlik, the director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, said this […]
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 […]


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