Public TV 13 broke records during its recent on-air fundraiser, Festival '04. The station raised about $78,200 in pledges from 750 viewers in Upper Michigan and northeastern Wisconsin a $20,000 increase over last year. The number of first-time contributors increased nearly 50 percent and the number of people pledging support overall was up 24 percent.

Michael Broadway (Geography), a member of the Association of American Geographers, was profiled in the March issue of the AAG Newsletter.

Kerri Schuiling (Nursing) has been named a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The program, established in 1994, admits 12 fellows each year. It honors midwives whose professional achievement, outstanding scholarship, clinical experience, and/or demonstrated leadership have merited them special recognition both within and outside the midwifery profession.

The March issue of the Lambda Chi Alpha magazine, Cross & Crescent, featured a cover story on the NMU chapter of the fraternity. It was a reprint of a Mining Journal story on current members providing hospital bedside assistance to Don Kromer, a quadriplegic and former member of Lambda Chi Alpha, who returned to Marquette for surgery.

The volunteer coordinator for the UP 200 sled dog race thanked the following NMU organizations for their help with the 2004 event: NMU Volunteer Center, men's and women's rugby, crew and lacrosse teams, Tau Kappa Epsilon, English honor society, Golden Z Club, criminal justice, Trail Cats, and Lambda Chi.



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