President Les Wong delivered his inaugural fall convocation
address Wednesday afternoon.
said the university will begin deliberate discussions on how
it can position itself to offer a “Curriculum for the 21st
Michigan University is one of the best public universities
in the Midwest, according to the 2005 college rankings released
by U.S. News & World Report.
is ranked 13th in the “top tier” among master’s-level public
in Teaching Awards Presented
A. Hyslop (English) and
Patricia I. Hogan
(HPER) and are
recipients of the 2004 NMU Excellence in Teaching Awards.
They were honored at Wednesday’s fall convocation, where each
received a plaque and $1,000 check. Full
Directs Honors Program
Goodrich (History) is the new director of the NMU
Honors Program, which is entering its seventh year. Full
a Part from the Start’
are encouraged to participate in Welcome Weekend 2004, which
features a full slate of activities to kick-start the academic
highlight is the annual “Be a Part from the Start” all-student
rally at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Berry Events Center.
For a full schedule of activities, go to Welcome
TLC Distribution in Progress
largest-ever notebook computer distribution coincides with
Welcome Weekend. Spurred by increasing enrollment, NMU will
issue about 6,300 new notebook computers to incoming freshmen.
5,200 returning students will exchange their two-year old
machines for new models. Full