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Department of History faculty present research in Park Library as part of Central Michigan University's 125th anniversary

(09/14/17 12:14pm)

Jay Martin and Brittany Fremion, faculty in the Department of History, started their special project, “Boundary Voices: Snapshots of the Student Experience at Central Michigan University,” for the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in 2010. 

Q&A: 9/11 will stay relevant as long as there is political turmoil, says professor

(09/10/17 8:56pm)

On the 16th anniversary of the attack, why do some students who have no ties to anyone within the towers or in New York at the time still pay homage to the tragedy? There is no catchall answer, said Tim said Hazen, a fixed-term faculty member within the department of Political Science and Public Administration.

English professors' album includes rendition of 'Alma Mater'

(04/30/17 7:51pm)

A heavy metal version of Central Michigan University's “Alma Mater” is now available through an album created by three English department professors.“Burnin’ the Eagle” was recorded by Daryl and the Beans, which features Jeffrey Bean on vocals, guitar and bass, Robert Fanning on vocals, guitar and percussion, and Darrin Doyle on vocals, guitar and slide percussion.Originally created to play at a faculty talent show in 2012 that never happened, the band continued practicing and has now been together for five years.“We sound like a rock band that could only manage to find acoustic instruments and are playing them as if they are electric,” Doyle said.

Students, faculty raise concerns about job cuts, expenditures at budget forum

(04/21/17 8:05pm)

Nearly 300 students and faculty filled French Auditorium on Friday and voiced their concerns about the Central Michigan University's projected two-year $20 million budget deficit. In a forum headed by Vice President of Finance and Administration Barrie Wilkes and Provost Michael Gealt, among the questions raised involved an increased subsidy in athletics and the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences 

IO Psychology research focuses on leadership, urgency skills

(04/20/17 4:14pm)

The Industrial/Organizational Psychology program is working with Central Michigan University’s Medical School on research to develop training to teach medical students teamwork and leadership skills in urgent situations.“There are nurses, physicians, and physician assistants who are all working together to save people's lives and sometimes fatal errors may occur simply due to a lack of training on teamwork and communication,” said Arlington, Texas graduate program student Bailey Schorck, who assisted in the research.

NYU professor discusses Rwandan Genocide in Park Library Auditorium

(04/07/17 10:57pm)

About 60 people gathered in the Park Library Auditorium on Friday to hear Jennifer Trahan discuss how the international response to the Rwandan Genocide has influenced international law.Trahan, an internationally recognized expert on International Criminal Law and a professor at New York University’s School of Professional Studies, emphasized the prosecution of atrocity crimes from Rwanda to present day.The event began with the discussion of the Rwandan Genocide and ended spotlighting the current conflict in Syria.

'Speak Up, Speak Out' panel to discuss academic freedom, equal education

(03/19/17 8:44pm)

The Speak Up Speak Out series will discuss safe spaces and free expression at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 in the Bovee University Center Auditorium.“Safe Spaces/Free Expression?: How do academic freedom and equal education coexist?” will consist of a panel including faculty, staff and students including: Joshua Smith, philosophy and religion faculty member; Christi Brookes, dean of the department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures; and Bellal Ammar and Autumn Gairaud, who are students.