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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.
As Central Michigan University administrators face an estimated $20 million budget deficit, the elimination and reduction of courses is a major possibility.Greg Smith, chairperson of the Department of History, said his department plans to slash 16 courses.
Central Michigan University students read books from around the world on Tuesday. “Children’s Books from Around the World: An All Day Cultural” took place March 28 in the Charles V.
Set to begin her teaching career in the late 1980s, Joyce Baugh interviewed and had offers from three institutions: alma mater Clemson, Nebraska and Central Michigan University.Baugh chose to begin her career in Mount Pleasant and said it was the best decision she made professionally.“You know how you sometimes go to a place and it just feels right?
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.
The Spring 2017 Griffin Forum, "HUMAN TRAFFICKING! Not in My Neighborhood?," will take place at 7 p.m.
A Pulitzer Prize finalist visited Central Michigan University on Thursday to read her work and share insight.The Meijer Visiting Writing Series and Women and Gender Studies presented Diane Seuss at the Park Library Baber Room.Seuss read poems from two of her books.
The Meijer Visiting Writers Series will present a poetry reading by Diane Seuss at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 16 in Charles V.
The Wellspring Literary Series event featuring poet Melissa Grunow has been postponed to 7 p.m. Monday, March 20 at Art Reach of Mid Michigan, according to the event's Facebook page.It was originally scheduled for 7 p.m.
A trickle of students progressing into the Park Library's Baber room, quickly turned into a wave as 8 p.m.
A Central Michigan University professor will discuss different viewpoints surrounding climate change at 7:30 p.m.
Sebastián Hurtado Torres, a professor at the Universidad Austral in Valdivia, Chili, will present “The Cold War in the Southern Andes: The Uneasy Intersection of Ideology and Geopolitics,” at 7 p.m.
"There's no reason that in the Great Lakes state, we have a city being poisoned," said panelist Keri Webber, Flint resident and community advocate during a "Speak Up, Speak Out" event held 7 p.m.
Speak Up, Speak Out will be hosting its first open forum of
the spring semester, “From Flint to Standing Rock: Communities and the
Environment,” February 14 at 7 p.m.
Issues of youth education in politics and how social media can effect voting trends were the highlights of Monday night's Griffin Policy Forum in the Charles V.
The world of scientific research is changing and Lake senior, Jennifer Webb is taking advantage and embracing those changes.In October 2015, Central Michigan University opened the MakerBot Innovation Center, the first 3D printing lab in the Midwest.
A certificate in American Studies may be available for students in Fall 2016. American Studies is an interdisciplinary field that includes courses from political science, geography, history, english, religion, art, music, anthropology, sociology and inter-departmental courses to give students an in-depth look at American from an academic perspective, said College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences Associate Dean Tim Hall."There was a strong demand (for the program) among international students," Hall said.
The international student population at Central Michigan University has doubled since 2009. Of the 1175 international students on campus, 444 are currently taking courses in english competency to adapt to CMU's curriculum.These courses, offered by the English Language Institute, are intended to acclimate non-english speaking students to the language so that it is possible for them to take courses."The English Language Institute is for students who have not met the university's language proficiency and need a little more language support before they can take academic classes," said Assistant Director Caitlin Hamstra.Students are placed into one of five levels according to their english needs, Hamstra said. The basic level is for students with virtually no english experience.
A course on Shakespeare is no longer required for new english majors at Central Michigan University.