Tour Tuesdays at the CMU Museum

Each Tuesday in July
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall 124 (view map)​
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Tuesday, July 11: One-Room Schoolhouse

Experience a typical day in our 1901 one-room schoolhouse. Play recess games, write on slate boards & more! This event takes place at the Bohannon Schoolhouse on the corner of Preston and West Campus Drive (view map).
Click here to register for the One-Room Schoolhouse event

Tuesday, July 18: Great Lakes Adventure

Learn about invasive species and Great Lakes environments. Play games about Sea Lamprey and Eurasian Ruffe! This event takes place in Rowe Hall.
Click here to register for the Great Lakes Adventure event

Tuesday, July 25: Marvelous Mayans

Become a historian and investigate the amazing past of the Mayans. Learn Mayan math, play a board game & create glyphs! This event takes place in Rowe Hall.
Click here to register for the Marvelous Mayans event

Admission is $2 per person for each event. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu

CHSBS Day for Prospective Students

Friday, July 21
Anspach Hall
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Learn more about becoming a student in one (or more) of the programs offered within the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Prospective students and their parents will meet faculty from each CHSBS program and learn more about Central Michigan University's campus. Additional details will be posted this spring.

They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing

Presented by Gerald Graff & Cathy Birkenstein
Friday, August 25

3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
EHS Building, French Auditorium
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The Chippewa River Writing Project invites you to a conversation with the authors of They Say, I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. The talk is free and open to the public. Additional support provided by the CMU Writing Center and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. For more information, contact Dr. Elizabeth Brockman at brock1em@cmich.edu


Staying Engaged: How CMU Students Do Politics

Thursday, September 21
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website



CHSBS Homecoming Reception

Saturday, October 14, 2017
12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Alumni Village next to Rose Ponds

Join the free CMU alumni celebration near Rose Ponds for food, fun, and friends. Look for the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences' tent to visit with our professors, enjoy food from Jet's Pizza, and soak up the atmosphere that is CMU Homecoming. Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit the CMU Homecoming website.


Immigration and What It Means in the USA

Monday, October 23
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website

Justifying Force

Thursday, November 16
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website


Fake News and Media Literacy

Wednesday, January 24
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website


Campus as Community

Thursday, February 22
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website


Midterm Elections: Issues and Candidates

Tuesday, March 20
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee UC Auditorium

SUSO creates a space for conversations about social and political issues that make a difference to students’ lives. Each forum begins with a short video introduction to the issues, followed by a panel discussion led by students, faculty and staff. Audience members are encouraged to participate in the discussion.

For more information, visit the Speak Up, Speak Out website




Museum Exhibits ​


Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes 

​Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes
On display daily ​in the main gallery
Rowe Hall 124 (view map)​

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History exhibit "Changing Waters: Environmental Research in the Great Lakes" is on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in Rowe Hall. The exhibit includes the "Great Lakes Adventure" gallery offering fun, hands-on activities for children. Admission is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu. The museum is closed on university holidays and breaks.


​Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience
Open second Saturday of each month​
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bohannon Schoolhouse
(Southwest corner of Preston St. & West Campus Dr.)​

Sacrifice and Service: The WWI Experience, an exhibit designed and installed by graduate students in MST 750: Seminar in Advanced Exhibit Design and Construction. The exhibit will be open on ​the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Bohannon Schoolhouse, located on the southwest corner of Preston & West Campus.​​


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