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May 11, 2017, 12:13 ET Eastern Michigan University master's program in Clinical Research Administration ranked best in the country

The Clinical Research Administration graduate program at Eastern Michigan University has been ranked number one in the nation by a prominent...


Aug 25, 2016, 10:00 ET Success of Eastern Michigan University marketing program highlighted in international competition; student teams take first and third place

Two student teams from Eastern Michigan University's Integrated Marketing Communications graduate program placed first (Gold award) and third...


Feb 04, 2016, 09:00 ET EMU's doctoral program in psychology ranked one of the best in nation; one of only two Michigan programs on top 50 list

 Eastern Michigan University's doctoral program in clinical psychology has been named one of the best programs in the country by...


Jan 07, 2016, 09:00 ET Carnegie Foundation reclassifies Eastern Michigan University as doctorate-granting university

 Eastern Michigan University has been reclassified from a large master's university to a doctoral university in the 2015 edition of the...


Nov 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Improving urban education the focus as experts from across Michigan hold summit at Eastern Michigan University Saturday, Nov. 14

 What's working in our Michigan urban schools? What successes can be built upon? What are the most important needs? An urban education...


Nov 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Middle school girls get a glimpse into STEM careers at Digital Divas event at Eastern Michigan University

 Tech is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, but women are not stepping into as many jobs in the field as men, which is among...


Sep 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Eastern Michigan University 2015 incoming freshman class nearing record for largest ever in University history

 Eastern Michigan University will enroll one of the largest classes of freshmen in its 166-year history when classes begin Tuesday, Sept....


Sep 01, 2015, 12:17 ET Smile, snap, send -- your 'selfie' is on a highway billboard!

 Eastern Michigan University is introducing the state's first "user-generated selfie" billboard campaign. Starting in late August, 24...


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"

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 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...


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...