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Teammates, coaches rally in support of Nash

(06/17/15 1:27pm)

Social media has erupted with Facebook posts and tweets in support of Central Michigan University Derrick Nash, who is in the hospital fighting for his life. Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013, Nash has been at the University of Michigan Health System hospital for three weeks. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia affects the bone marrow's ability to create healthy blood cells.

Warriner Hall re-opening unknown to university officials

(06/09/15 2:46pm)

Warriner Hall will remain closed this week as the asbestos cleanup procedure has added three more items to address. The building was closed on May 29 when elevated levels of asbestos were found in the air after crews working on waterlines noticed insulation and old pipes in an air duct in the building's crawl space.Warriner's mechanical room was cleaned over the weekend according to a press release sent out today. The next step in the cleanup process is installing a new air handling system for the President's Office.

Professor files lawsuit against university for discrimination related to medical leave

(06/08/15 4:14pm)

Journalism faculty member Sara Kubik has filed a federal lawsuit against Central Michigan University and several individuals for sex discrimination, pregnancy discrimination and retaliation.Those named in the suit are the Board of Trustees, Provost Michael Gealt, Dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts Shelly Hinck, Maria Marron and journalism faculty members Lori Brost and Tim Boudreau, who is also a member of the Board of Student Publications for Central Michigan Life.Kubik filed four counts, including sex and pregnancy discrimination under Title VII. A branch of the Civil Rights act of 1964, Title VII protects individuals against employment discrimination on the bases of race and color, national origin, sex and religion.

Warriner Hall closed for remainder of the week

(06/04/15 11:55am)

Warriner Hall will be closed for the remainder of the week as a portion of the building is still being cleared by contractors. The university is working with Fibertec, a Holt environmental consulting firm, which did more testing yesterday. The university's Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety was informed Friday about the elevated asbestos levels.