CHSBS Events

 
 

ComiConference 3
Tuesday, March 3
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Park Library​
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The English Department co-sponsors the third CMU ComiConference on Tuesday, March 3rd in the Park Library. Topics include comics in the classroom, women in comics, and the rise of indigenous comics. ​Presenters include Carol Tilley, Laura Jimenez, Gene Luen Yang, Lee Francis, Amanda Garrison, and Michelle Ann Abate. The conference also features two showings of the Disney movie Big Hero 6. Join the Facebook event for the full schedule.

For more information, contact English faculty member Joe Sommers at 989-774-3171 or somme1jm@cmich.edu​.​



 
Children's Program: Play with Your Food
Thursday, March 12, 2015
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)

Using kitchen ingredients, learn about properties of matter. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take place at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseum@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829.​

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Psychology Advising Night
Wednesday, March 18
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Bovee UC: ​Maroon, Gold and Chippewa Rooms​

​Faculty and graduate students from the Department of Psychology will be available to assist with course​ selection, to ​sign majors or minors, and to share information about graduate programs, research and volunteer experiences, and career opportunities. All majors welcome. For more information, contact Robin Decker at 989-774-3001 or decke1rk@cmich.edu​.



 
​Temenos Submission Deadline Extended
Friday, March 20

Temenos, a graduate student journal, is seeking the best poetry, prose, creative non-fiction, and artwork for its Spring 2015 edition, Paradigm Shift. The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, March 20th, 2015. The submission theme includes writing and art that confront the contradictory facets of nature—whether they occur in the unexplored wilds of the natural world or within the human experience
 
This edition will be available as an eBook on our website, temenosjournal.com, and also as part of a double print edition with Mythos, Monsters, and Madness in the spring of 2015. For more information, contact Regan Schaeffer or Abigail Hollingsworth at temenoscmu@gmail.com or 810-956-7041.



Collecting Welcome Packages for Refugees
​Now through March 25
Drop off location, Anspach 247
View ​flier
 
Help the Department of Political Science and Public Administration make welcome packages for refugees by donating toiletries, kitchen supplies and cleaning supplies. Click here to view a list of supplie​s​. For more information, contact Dr. Prakash Adhikari (PSC & PA) at 989-774-1926 or adhik1p@cmich.edu.




Spring Break for K-6 at the CMU Museum

Children's Program: Things That Fly
Monday, March 30, 2015
 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)

What keeps an object in the air? Why do some things fly and others not? Learn about the forces involved in flight and then use this knowledge to make and​ test things that fly. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take p​lace at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseum@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829.


Children's Program: Dinosaurs! 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)​

Play a game to learn how dinosaur species fought to survive and experience a dinosaur dig site. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take place at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseum@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829. 


Children's Program: April Fools 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)​​

Join us for an hour of pranks and tricks. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take place at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseum@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829. 


Children's Program: Let's Rock
Thursday, April 2, 2015
 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)​​​

Participate in hands-on activities that will teach you about different types of rocks, the rock cycle, and how to identify rocks in your own backyard. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take place at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseu​m@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829. 


Children's Program: Great Lakes Adventure
Friday, April 3, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall​ (view map​)​​​

Come and see the new exhibit and children’s gallery. This program is designed for K-6 students and will take place at CMU's Museum of Cultural and Natural History. Price is $2 with scholarships available. Free parking in Lot 14. Limited space is available. Prepaid reservations are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For reservations, contact the museum at cmuseum@cmich.edu or (989) 774-3829. ​



Panel discussion on Drugs
Tuesday, March 24
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Park Library Auditorium

Speak Up, Speak Out: The CMU Student Forum will host a discussion about drugs​. The event is free and open to the public. ​For more information, visit www.chsbs.cmich.edu/su​so​.​​


​Refugees in the USA
Thursday, March 26
Park Library Auditorium

Additional details will be posted later this semester.


 
​Locating History: The Local, the National, the Transnational
​March 27-28, 2015
Central Michigan University
View Call for Papers

The Department of History will host its annual International Graduate Student Historical Studies conference ​March 27-28, 2015. This year’s theme is “Locating History: The Local, the National, the Transnational.” We invite graduate students from across the social sciences and the humanities to submit proposals for papers or panels that adopt an interdisciplinary or transnational approach but we are also seeking papers or panels that approach historical topics in more traditional ways. All submissions must be based on original research. In keeping with the theme of the conference, individual papers will be organized into panels that cross spatial, temporal, and disciplinary boundaries.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas Bender, University Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History, New York University

Send abstract (250-350 words) and a short curriculum vita as an attachment to histconf@cmich.edu​. Preference will be given to papers and panels received during the early submission period which ends November 7, 2014. The deadline for regular submission is January 23, 2015.



 
Women's History Month Event
Tuesday, March 31

Additional details to be announced.



 
​Time-outs that Work: Safe, Effective Ways to Improve Your Child's Behavior
​Thursday, April 9
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
View 2014-15 schedule (pdf)​

The Central Michigan University Psychological Training and Consultation Center is hosting monthly workshops on current issues in psychological health and well-being. This session covers the topic of safe and effective ways to improve your child's behavior. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Robin Decker at 989-774-6463 or decke1rk@cmich.edu


 
​Cultural and Global Studies Reception
Monday, April 20
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Bovee U.C. Maroon & Gold rooms

Additional information to be announced.​

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