This week Central Michigan University was visited by a buddhist nun, Venerable Thubten Chodron. She’s among the first generation of nuns from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and has started a Buddhist abbey in Washington State.
Registration for the Special Olympics begins on April 1. The games are scheduled for June 2 through the 4th on the campus of Central Michigan University.
Student activism and leadership are the focus of a discussion at Central Michigan University Tuesday night.
It’s part of CMU’s Speak Up Speak Out series. Seven students will sit on the panel, discussing topics ranging from voting to sexual assault to protests on college campuses. Continue reading
There are eight non-profit organizations in Michigan that work with the state to accept donated tax refunds. Continue reading
At CMU Broadcasting we don’t always get to see the affect our coverage has on listeners. But with our recent homelessness project, we did. A listener from Atlanta, Michigan reached out to us about donating scarves to people who are homeless after seeing our coverage on the Storied Streets homelessness project.
The professor of CMU’s Fermentation Science program, Dr. Cordell Demattei, met me at the facility.
Mike Horace sat down with the forum’s organizer, Dr. Liz Bradshaw of CMU’s sociology department, and student panelist Donovan Watts, to learn more. Continue reading
More than a quarter million dollars in grant money from the National Institutes of Health was recently awarded to a microbiologist from CMU in order to bolster a certain type of stem cell research.
Dr. Xantha Karp is a CMU professor, and the lead microbiologist on this stem cell research project.
Beginning sometime next year, you may have to find your favorite over the air TV station on a different channel.
The Federal Communications Commission is holding an auction this spring to sell bandwidth on the TV spectrum to cell phone companies. Continue reading
Ben Thorp recently sat down with three members of Central Michigan University’s Muslim Student Association to get their reaction to some of the comments made by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump… and in particular, his comments on ‘banning Muslims’ from entering the United States.
This Summer Central Michigan University is rolling out a new program aimed at getting children more active.
The program is called ‘Play on the Way’ and through it, CMU will send out a truck and trailer fully equipped with everything kids need to have fun outdoors.
Three generations are mixing at Central Michigan University, thanks to a new program implemented this fall.
Bridges Together is a learning development program where preschoolers get to hangout with seniors 60 or older and CMU students. Continue reading
A Central Michigan University student studying abroad in Paris is safe, and is staying for the rest of the semester following the terrorist attacks on the city.
The student, whose name is not being released, is studying fashion merchandising and design. After Friday’s attacks, she made contact with the director of the study abroad office at CMU, Diane Desalvo. Continue reading
Gender-centered art is on full display at the gallery on the campus of Central Michigan University.
A group of students is trying to get the sale of disposable plastic water bottles banned at Central Michigan University.
Police are asking for the public’s help in their investigation into a fatal hit and run this past weekend near Central Michigan University.
Investigators say a group of CMU students were walking on the side of Crawford Road near the south end of CMU’s campus. Friends say they were walking back to the dorms.
Freshmen, Ryan Tsatos was struck by a vehicle. Police say he died on the scene.
The vehicle is described as a dark-colored four door sedan with passenger side damage.
Sergeant Kim Vetter is with the Michigan State Police.
“We are looking for information about the driver in the vehicle that was involved in the crash, and encourage anybody who has information to call the post at 989-773-5951.”
Published reports say Tsatos’s brother died this past July in a car crash near the family’s hometown in Macomb Township.
A Go-Fund-Me account established to raise money for funeral expenses has received donations three-times the requested amount, and is now at $32,000. Follow this link to visit the Go-Fund-Me page.
Central Michigan University has received a five-million dollar grant to help expand STEM programs.
The donation from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation will help create more science, technology, engineering and math programs, also known as STEM, for children ages 10 to 15. Continue reading
One northern Michigan community is taking steps to strengthen child abuse services.
The Child and Family Enrichment Council, or CAFE, in Isabella County moved to Central Michigan University’s campus this fall. The center conducts forensic interviews with abused children, works with law enforcement on abuse cases and offers counseling for all members of a family. Continue reading