Central Michigan University hosts more than 500 events each year, many of which are free and open to the public. Highlighted events from Thursday, May 15, to Wednesday, May 21, include:
Mount Pleasant Public Schools 2014 Art Exhibition — through May 23
Art created by Mount Pleasant public school students from grades 1 through 12 will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 15 and 16, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 17, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 20 through 23 in the University Art Gallery. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
2014 Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning — May 14-16
The 2014 Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning with the theme of “Outside the Lines: Inspiring through Creativity and Innovation” will begin at 5:45 p.m. May 14 and runs through lunch on May 16 in the Education and Human Services Building. Registration is available daily. Conference fees are $75 for CMU affiliates and $125 for the public.
“Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” Exhibit — May 14-July 1
The United State Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” will be on display daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 14 through July 1 in the CMU Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Rowe Hall. The exhibit examines how Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize genocide.
“The Price of Union: A Young Michigan in the Civil War” — May 17
The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences and CMU’s Museum of Cultural and Natural History will present “The Price of Union: A Young Michigan in the Civil War” from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at the Gerald R. Poor Museum located on the southwest corner of Preston Street and West Campus Drive. The faculty-led student exhibit tells the story of America’s greatest domestic war. Admission is free and open to the public. Reservations for weekday school tours may be made by calling 989-774-3829.
14th Annual CHiP In Golf Tournament — May 22
The Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University will hold its 14th annual four-person best ball scramble CHiP In Golf Tournament on May 22 at the PohlCat Golf Course in Mount Pleasant. Check-in, registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., and a shotgun start will begin the play at 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Register online here by May 16. Registration fees are $80 per player or $320 per team, are nonrefundable and will benefit the Health Professions Student Economic Assistance Fund.
See a list of upcoming CMU athletic events here.