Category Archives: Education

CMU students call on legislature for increase to higher ed spending

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACentral Michigan students signed on to letters yesterday to send a message to Lansing lawmakers — increase spending on higher education.
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Central Michigan University celebrates Earth Week


Earth Week

Students at Central Michigan University have raised the environmental bar in celebration of Earth Day. Read more

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Dispute continues over teachers opting out of union

file2031249322959A decision is expected later this year on a lawsuit involving the timing of when Michigan teachers can opt out of their union.
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Grant to initiate new visitor program for early childhood education


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Central Michigan University is set to receive up to $150,000 to set up a visiting educator exchange program with a focus on early childhood education.
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EAA debate heats up in Lansing, final vote possible this week

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMichigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville hopes to hold a final vote this week on a bill to expand the state’s Education Achievement Authority (EAA).
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Kids’ essay contest to celebrate grandparents

MI_EssayContestImage2014_1-300x209From grandpa’s war stories to grandma’s cooking, kids spend time at the knee of their elders to learn and gain an appreciation about the family history.
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Holocaust Memorial makes summer stop at Central


Dr. Otmar von Verschuer examines twins at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. As the head of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute’s Department for Human Heredity, Verschuer, a physician and geneticist, examined hundreds of pairs of twins to study whether criminality, feeble-mindedness, tuberculosis, and cancer were inheritable. In 1927, he recommended the forced sterilization of the “mentally and morally subnormal.” Verschuer typified those academics whose interest in Germany’s “national regeneration” provided motivation for their research.–Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin-Dahlem

Dr. Otmar von Verschuer examines twins at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. As the head of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute’s Department for Human Heredity, Verschuer, a physician and geneticist, examined hundreds of pairs of twins to study whether criminality, feeble-mindedness, tuberculosis, and cancer were inheritable. In 1927, he recommended the forced sterilization of the “mentally and morally subnormal.” Verschuer typified those academics whose interest in Germany’s “national regeneration” provided motivation for their research.–Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin-Dahlem

There are many memorials dedicated to remembering the Holocaust. Read more

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CMU president highlights Great Lakes research

2009-788-086 Ross George_CMU presidentCentral Michigan University President Dr. George E. Ross stopped into CMU Public Radio’s studios this week with the latest university news.
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CMU president praises testing center and online programs

9f482c5139e70ca22f1d104684466925Central Michigan University President Dr. George E. Ross stopped into CMU Public Radio’s studios this week with the latest university news.
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DNR announces new black bear education program

bear_453667_7Beginning next fall, Michigan educators will have a chance to integrate a new interactive section to their curriculum about black bears.
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