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CMU shows off innovation, imagination with students showcase in Detroit

Central Michigan University students will be among more than 400 “makers” showcasing ideas, inventions and solutions at the 5th annual Maker Faire in Detroit. Hosted by the Henry Ford Museum, the award-winning event celebrates technology and the arts from talent […]
Academics

Golf outing funds to benefit CMU scholarship for military students

The inaugural endowment of the Betty A. Brubaker Family of Heroes Scholarship will embark on a major contribution drive through a golf outing planned for early next month. Gladwin Heights Golf Course will host a golf outing at 9 a.m., […]
Facilities Management / University
Construction crews continue work on the $95 million Biosciences Building project.

(James Wilson | Social Media Coordinator)

General summer construction near completion, many projects still in the works

  A large slate of parking lot repair, general maintenance in the halls and work on the $95 million Biosciences Building are continuing Central Michigan University’s ambitious summer construction initiatives. Most of the maintenance will be completed by the Fall […]
Academics / University

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigating CMU for discrimination claim

Journalism Department faculty members will have to go through sensitivity training in the fall after a faculty member filed a discrimination complaint against three other faculty members. Sara Kubik, an assistant professor in the journalism department, filed the complaint with the Michigan Department […]
Politics / University

State GOP staffers take secret video of CMU prof’s campaign

Susan Grettenberger isn’t surprised Michigan Republicans showed up at the press conference announcing her candidacy. But she was surprised when footage they took showed up Tuesday on YouTube. The Detroit News reported Michigan GOP staffers used a hidden camera to record several Democratic […]
Facilities Management / University

Summer construction projects making progress on campus

A number of summer construction projects have made great strides in giving Central Michigan University a facelift before students arrive, according to Facilities Management officials. The first of the underground concrete support structures will begin in the next two weeks […]
Academics / News / On Campus / Student Life
Patti Travioli, manager of the CMU Fabiano Botanical Gardens, Greenhouse and Botany Laboratories, lifts a frame from one of Central's honey bee hives to reveal a colony hard at work. 

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

All the buzz: Student workers get unique experience by keeping bees

If you take a stroll past Brooks Hall on a warm summer day at Central Michigan University, you might hear the faint sound of buzzing created by some of the hardest workers the campus ecosystem has to offer. No, it’s […]
Administration / Mount Pleasant
The Student Book Exchange has officially closed. The owners put up "Thank You" signs in the windows.

(Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

CMU officials turn down offer to buy vacant SBX storefront

No one knows what the future holds for the building that now stands mostly empty on the corner of University and Bellows streets. Since the Student Book Exchange closed its doors for the final time last week, signs have been […]
Facilities Management

Construction across campus closes parking lots, closures to affect traffic

The east side of Central Michigan University’s campus will see multiple construction sites pop up in the next two months. Lot 52 behind Emmons Hall is closed until August 4. Information on why the lot is closed was not available. Calls to […]
Enrollment / University
Wheeler Hall and Kulhavi Hall are seen from the 8th floor of Carey Hall. (Katy Kildee | File Photo)

Estimated students living on campus in 2014-15 up from last year

Estimates for students living in Central Michigan University residence halls are up from the 2013-14 school year but within range of what was seen before last year’s decline. Last year, nearly 10 percent fewer students were living in residence halls […]
Administration / University

Unionized maintenance employees ratify contract with CMU

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has ratified its new three-year collective bargaining agreement with Central Michigan University on Friday. According to the terms of the agreement, the contract gives workers three major benefits effective through June […]
Administration / College of Medicine / News / University
Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Search committee for next CMED dean still in the works

Nearly two weeks have passed since founding Central Michigan University College of Medicine dean Ernie Yoder resigned from the position. Meanwhile, university administrators are still in the process of charging a search committee to find his replacement. Provost Michael Gealt […]


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