Chippewa River Writing Camp

June ​​​​​​20-23
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Anspach Hall

The Chippewa River Writing Camps will encourage young writers to become more confident & creative. Local students who are entering grades 3-5 in the fall of 2016 may apply to the Chippewa River Writing Camps. The registration cost for each camper is $100. 
For more information, visit http://chippewariver​wp.org/youth/



​​ ​College Days at Central Michigan University

​CHSBS Day for prospective students

Friday, July 22, 2016
10:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.
View CHSBS Day ​website

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. ​​

Students who attend one of the College Days programs will have the $35 admissions application fee waived.​


​Tour Tuesdays at the CMU Museum

Mastodon Madness​
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Rowe Hall - 1st floor

Join us at the museum for a free family program as part of this year’s Tour Tuesdays program. Learn about mastodons and what Michigan was like when they walked the earth. See real mastodon bones and play mastodon games. Preregistration is required since space is limited. Open to children in grades K-6. Call 989-774-3829 to register. For more information, contact the Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History at 989-774-3829 or ​cmuseum@cmich.edu.

Braving the Michigan Frontier
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Rowe Hall - 1st floor

Come for the second installment of Tour Tuesdays, free family programs in July. Experience the life of Europeans who settled what we now call Michigan. Pack for your trip west, build a log cabin, wash your clothes, and more. Preregistration is required since space is limited. Open to children in grades K-6. Call 989-774-3829 to register. For more information, contact the Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History at 989-774-3829 or ​cmuseum@cmich.edu.

Vintage & International Games
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall - 1st floor

Don’t miss the last of our Tour Tuesdays, free family programs in July. Play indoor and outdoor games from times past and around the world. Have fun like your grandparents did. Sign up to win the free game. Preregistration is required since space is limited. Open to children in grades K-6. Call 989-774-3829 to register. For more information, contact the Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History at 989-774-3829 or ​cmuseum@cmich.edu.

​Reacting to the Past Game Development Conference

July 13 – 16, 2016
Central Michigan University

Reacting to the Past (RTTP) is an interdisciplinary immersive pedagogy that asks students to take on the roles of historical personages in the past to work through the challenges of key moments. The first day of the conference (July 13th) will be a one-day introduction to the pedagogy where two scenarios will be tested: the Chemistry based module "Acid Rain in Europe" and the history module "Patterson Silk Strike of 1913." 

To see the full schedule and register online visit http://reacting.barnard.edu/gdc-2016. When you register, type in CMUONLY for a significant discount.

For more information, contact Jonathan Truitt, Associate Professor of History & Director of the Institute for Simulations an​d Games, at 989-774-2668 or​ truit1jg@cmich.edu.

CHSBS Fall College Meeting
Thursday, August 25
1:00 p.m.
Anspach 161

All faculty and staff of the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences are invited to attend the annual CHSBS Fall College Meeting for important announcements, introductions and awards. A reception will follow the meeting. For more information, contact the Dean's Office at 989-774-3341 or CHSBS@cmich.edu​.

CMU and You Day

Saturday, September 17
CHSBS open house in Anspach Hall

Specifically designed to showcase Central Michigan University to high school students and their families in an open house format, CMU & You Day is the premier opportunity to discover everything CMU has to offer – all while experiencing the excitement of a Division I campus during a home football Saturday. Registration opens in July. 




Michigan Political Science Association Annual Conference
October 20 - 21, 2016
Campus of Central Michigan University

For more information, contact Lawrence Sych, chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at Lawrence.Sych@cmich.edu​ or visit the ​MIPSA website​.

Hart-Milliken Speaker Series

Thursday, October 20
Campus of Central Michigan University
More details to follow

​Poet Noy Holland

Thursday, October 20
More details to follow

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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