Awards and Highlights - October 2017

Faculty member participates in sports law conference panel

Adam Epstein, professor of business law and regulation, participated in a panel at the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School annual conference, speaking on Maintaining the Integrity and Commercial Value of Sports While Protecting Legal Rights.

CMU helps present conference on cultural and clinical training

The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, department of psychology, and Office for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion were among the organizations co-hosting the Michigan Psychological Association's Culturally Informed Clinical Practice conference. 

The conference brought together clinicians and representatives of the Tribal Nations community in Northern Michigan to provide cultural and clinical training with continuing education units for psychologists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, and certified alcohol and substance abuse counselors.

Internal medicine residency students win state competition

Central Michigan University internal medicine residents won the state's Doctor Dilemma competition from the Michigan chapter of the American College of Physicians. The victory qualifies the residents to compete in the national ACP meeting in New Orleans in spring 2018. 

News Central 34 surprised with honor at Philo Festival of Media Arts award ceremony

CMU's School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts' News Central 34 received the Excellence in Directing Award for its Morning Show at the recent Philo Festival of Media Arts award ceremony.

Led by faculty advisor Rick Sykes, News Central 34 produces both a live nightly newscast and a thrice-weekly live morning show serving three Michigan counties. It has the largest news coverage area of any regularly scheduled student-produced live nightly television news broadcast in the state of Michigan.

Students who received first-place Philo honors included Josh Bonzheim (Student Health Category) and Zachary Huffman (Political Awareness Category).