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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.
Some Central Michigan University history will never be contained in a plaque or textbook. Stories of using cafeteria trays for sleds and studying in fear of being drafted are ones best told by word of mouth.CMU students in history faculty Brittany Fremion's HST 585: Oral History course spent the semester capturing the experiences of alumni for the Museum of Cultural and Natural History.
Students and community members received an education at the Girffin Policy Forum Monday on Proposal 15-1, which would increase various state taxes to address the state of Michigan's roads.This proposal, which will be voted on by the public May 5, will cost approximately $2 billion, which will add an additional cent to Michigan's six-cent sales tax, which would make Michigan the state with the highest sales tax next to California The panel was comprised of legislative assistant John Lamacchia, Retired Chairman and CEO of Ross Medical Education Center Paul Mitchell, Central Michigan University economics faculty Jason Taylor, Director of State Affairs for the Michigan Municipal League Chris Hackbarth and managing editor and state capitol bureau chief of Michigan Public Radio Rick Pluta, who moderated the debate.The panel was described as "lively" by Dean of The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences Pam Gates."
Story notes:Contacts: Dan Bracken, Ed Grant, and Monty Dobson. Interview w/Dan Wed. Ask for contact info on Grant and Dobson.So far:Fist collaboration between WCMU and PBSApprox.
For centuries, personality tests have been used to determine the temperament of the individual. But the reliability of these tests, and the history behind them, is still a question.Third-year graduate student Seth Courre`ge` (sorry I don't know how to do the accent above e) led a discussion in the Veterans Memorial Library Thursday night on the history and usage of personality tests.
A proposed change in wording in Central Michigan University’s
Curricular Authority Document that would have changed the way students could
earn certificates was voted down by the academic senate Jan.
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.