Holiday Celebration Dec. 8
NMU employees are invited to a campus holiday celebration from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. There will be a light buffet and a cash bar. Attendees are also invited to bring a canned good for donation to a local food pantry, or an unwrapped toy for the Mining Journal's Cheer Club.
Sonderegger Symposium Next Week
A full slate of presentations on the Upper Peninsula, given primarily by NMU faculty, will be featured during the Sonderegger Symposium V on Friday, Dec. 9. It is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Charcoal Room of the University Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Sears Tower Demolished
The scale model of the Sears Tower in C.B. Hedgcock is pictured in the midst of its demolition Wednesday.
The event had been postponed by the snow day on campus, but many spectators filled the viewing area to watch four robots assist in leveling the structure.
Bryant Varney (AIS) collected the 15,000 Jenga blocks for use on his next project: Big Ben.
An NMU employee profile.
After a busy day of lectures and note-taking, hungry students can be found at one of Northern's dining areas.
Renee Burns (Dining Services) is one of the people in charge of keeping them fed. Burns is a cook at the Marketplace, which features a hot food buffet and salad bar, as well as pizza, pasta, deli, Mongolian barbecue and grill stations.
"We prepare a lot of food for each meal because we feed a lot of kids," she said.
"Keeping the food bar stocked with the lunch menu while preparing dinner at the same time gets a little crazy, but we cooks work well together." Full Story