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EMU announces new partnership with Beibu Gulf University in China

The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents voted to allow President James Smith to finalize documents for a new Joint College of Engineering. The partnership would exist between EMU and China’s Beibu Gulf University in the Guagxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. “We’ve worked very hard and on a very tight timeline with a lot […]

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EMU President James Smith approved for three-year contract extention

The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for President James Smith at their October meeting. “I’m delighted to be here,” Smith said. “I love what I do. I love who our campus is; I love our students.” Smith was appointed as president in July of 2016 and will now […]

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EMU Campus Climate Assessment launched by DCCAC

Randomly selected students, faculty and staff at Eastern Michigan University have been invited to participate in an online survey about EMU’s campus climate. The survey will help EMU’s Diversity Campus Climate Assessment Committee (DCCAC) identify the strengths and challenges of making Eastern a more diverse and inclusive campus. Results of the study will be presented […]

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New IHA Heath Center @ EMU will open Nov. 4

Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents discussed the upcoming opening of the new IHA Health Center @ EMU at their October meeting. The new health center is a collaboration between the university, St. Joseph Mercy Health System and IHA. The community health center will offer extensive services including 7 day a week Urgent Care, online […]

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EMU men’s golf team and coach Bruce Cunningham recognized at board of regents meeting

The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents recognized the men’s golf team for earning their third title in franchise history. The Eagles set a school record with the lowest scoring average for a four-player team. Zack Mason, a redshirt sophmore who averaged a 77.09 in his 2018-19 campaign, finished 26th overall in the Mid-American Conference […]

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Winter 2019 graduates celebrate commencement

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (EMU) – Graduates, parents and friends gathered at the Convocation Center to celebrate commencement on Sunday, April 28. “Today’s ceremony is more than a celebration,” EMU President James Smith said in a speech to the graduates. Smith recognized outstanding students, including three family members who are all receiving there degrees. More than […]

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Student body president speaks on racial slur used by EMU professor

YPSILANTI, Mich – The use of a racial slur by an Eastern Michigan University professor in 2017 sparked the concern of an EMU student at the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday. “On a more personal note, I’m going to take off my badge as EMU student body president,” Candice Crutcher said. “I’m speaking to […]

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Giving True Day raises $800,000

“The most important idea behind Giving True Day is that students, faculty and staff, alumni and friends of the university can choose to support their passion on campus,” said Director of Annual Giving Carole Booms. “It’s about what you feel is important to support when it comes to giving.” Eastern Michigan University holds is sixth […]

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Fox 2 reporter visits Eastern Michigan University

News Anchor Josh Landon visited Sponberg Auditorium on Wednesday to give advice to future journalists. Landon, an anchor for Fox 2 News, talked about his journey to his current job and answered questions from student journalists and broadcasters. Landon, an EMU graduate, shared his enthusiasm and knowledge with students. Like many EMU students, Landon’s career […]

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