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Mar 06, 2014, 10:00 ET

Would you? Could you? Eastern Michigan University's media ecologist invites you to 'unplug' your cell phone

How many times do you touch your cell phone each day? How many text messages do you send? And, more importantly, what are you missing because your...

Oct 01, 2013, 16:59 ET

Eastern Michigan University regents approve more than $43.8 million in student aid for 2014-2015

 Eastern Michigan University has taken another step in its commitment to helping its students succeed, with plans...

Aug 29, 2013, 05:00 ET

Eastern Michigan University Enrolls Largest Freshman Class In School History

Eastern Michigan University will enroll the largest class of freshmen in its 164-year history when classes begin Wednesday, September 4. While...

Aug 09, 2013, 15:14 ET
Eastern Michigan University Selected For "Washtenaw County's Largest Employers."  (PRNewsFoto/Eastern Michigan University)

Eastern Michigan University Selected For "Washtenaw County's Largest Employers"

Eastern Michigan University of Ypsilanti, MI has been honored with a recognition by Crain's Detroit Business in its selection of "Washtenaw...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:00 ET

EMU women's basketball team staging clinic for Newtown children

Tory Verdi, women's basketball coach at Eastern Michigan University, was born and raised in Connecticut. His first coaching experiences came at...

Mar 12, 2012, 16:00 ET

Lead Attorney in Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy Case to Speak at Friday Keynote Luncheon During EMU's Ethos Week March 12-16

Anton Valukas, the lead attorney in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case, will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker for the sixth annual Ethos...

May 31, 2011, 15:26 ET

Eastern Michigan's Autism Collaborative Center Gets Grant to Implement Innovative Telehealth Model Program

Children with autism often have a difficult time being properly diagnosed or receiving therapy. Those problems are compounded for disadvantaged...

Mar 08, 2011, 15:13 ET

U.S. Attorney for Eastern District to speak during Ethos Week at Eastern Michigan University, March 14-18

Barbara McQuade, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, will serve as the keynote speaker for the Eastern Michigan University...

Feb 15, 2011, 14:50 ET

EMU Professor Says Jeopardy/IBM Experiment Moves Computers One Step Closer to 'Holy Grail' of Artificial Intelligence

QUESTION: "Not the chocolate coated candy in a wrapper, but a rapper from Detroit." ANSWER: Who is Eminem? This type of pop-culture infused...

Dec 16, 2010, 17:53 ET
A view up at the new spherical plantarium in the new science complex at Eastern Michigan University. The complex is the largest single construction project in the history of the university.  (PRNewsFoto/Eastern Michigan University, Randy Mascharka)

Suspended Planetarium Classroom Unveiled as EMU's Science Complex Addition Nears Completion

The largest single construction project in the history of Eastern Michigan University, the new EMU Science Complex addition and adjoining building...

Jun 03, 2010, 10:54 ET

'0,0,0' Tuition Initiative Leading to Increased Enrollment at Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University's "0,0,0" tuition initiative is resulting in increases in enrollment for summer and fall. As of May 28, enrollment to...

Apr 20, 2010, 18:39 ET

Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents Takes Step to Help Students Afford College; Approves Zero Percent Increase in Tuition, Fees, Room and Board

The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved a $280.9 million budget Tuesday, but the most important numbers in the plan were three...

Apr 19, 2010, 15:09 ET

Eastern Michigan Sets $50 Million Fundraising Goal for 'Invest. Inspire. The Campaign for Eastern Michigan University'

Eastern Michigan University officially kicked off the public phase of the largest comprehensive campaign in its history today, announcing a...

Mar 09, 2010, 10:09 ET

Ethos Week at EMU College of Business Focuses on Ethics and Integrity

Robert Bobb, emergency finance manager of Detroit Public Schools, will be the keynote speaker for the Eastern Michigan University College of...

Sep 23, 2009, 15:43 ET

Surge in New Undergraduates, Transfers, Graduate Students Marks Significant Increase in Enrollment at EMU; Average GPA Increases

Eastern Michigan University's overall enrollment has surged 4.26 percent for the 2009-10 school year. As of Sept. 22, 22,859 students are...

Sep 23, 2009, 12:34 ET

Eastern Michigan Has Significant Economic and Social Impact on Local and State Economy

Eastern Michigan University's annual impact on Michigan's economy was $3.7 billion in 2008, reflecting a return of $42 for each dollar received...

Jun 10, 2009, 16:22 ET

Eastern Michigan University Newest Safety Tool is Crime Mapping

One of the most important tools in crime prevention and safety is getting an accurate and timely picture of what is going on. Eastern Michigan...

Apr 30, 2009, 11:52 ET

EMU's Derrick Gragg to be Honored by Black Coaches and Administrators May 29

Dr. Derrick Gragg, Eastern Michigan University director of intercollegiate athletics, has been named Administrator of the Year for 2008-09 by the...

Mar 24, 2009, 15:11 ET

EMU Student's Antarctic Eco-Tourism Presentation Just the Tip of the Iceberg for 2009 Undergraduate Symposium

Corporate ethics and the environment are big topics in the media. But they are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the more than 300...

Mar 24, 2009, 08:55 ET

EMU Receives $634,000 Grant From State to Help Stem Nursing Shortage

Eastern Michigan University School of Nursing has received a $634,000 grant from the Michigan departments of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth...