Imdieke Appointed to Newbery Committee
With her recent appointment to the Newbery Award Selection Committee – charged with identifying authors of the most distinguished American children’s books published in 2005 – Sandra Imdieke (Education) fulfills a goal she has had since becoming involved in children’s literature. She also adds an impressive complement to her previous service on the Caldecott Medal Selection Committee, which honors the top illustrators in the genre. Full Story
Career Awareness Day Oct. 5
The JOBSearch Center's annual Career Awareness Day will be held from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Nearly 70 employers are scheduled to participate. Full Story
Leader in Residence to Address Public, Faculty
Paul Loeb, NMU's 2005 Leader in Residence, will give a free public presentation titled "Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time," and a faculty workshop on "Teaching for Engagement" during his visit to campus Oct. 4-5. Loeb has spent 30 years researching citizen responsibility and empowerment. He has also written five books. Full Story
This marks the debut of a new feature profiling NMU employees.
Scattered throughout campus are several signs boasting room numbers, directions and warnings. Rob Jensen (Printing and Mail Services) helps produce these and many other items encountered every day at NMU.
“For the past six years, I’ve been part of a team that does the printing, design work and copying of NMU’s posters, signs, business cards, programs, brochures and raffle tickets," Jensen said. "You name it, we can print it.
"What keeps my job interesting is I don’t do the same thing every day. Several steps need to be done to get a project ready for the public, so during the course of the day I can be doing anything from working with the pre-press layout to trimming a finished product.” Full Story