Evening at the Archives is an event to showcase historical research about the Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University. Patrons who do exceptional research at the Archives often present their work. Below are links to past presentations.
Night at the Archives Presents: Genealogical Research
On November 6, 2014, Archives gave a presentation to the community about genealogical research. University Archivist, Marcus Robyns, Genealogy Specialist, Karen Kasper, and Student Assistant, Annika Peterson presented. The geneological research tab of the website was explained.
View a story by Upper Michigan Source.com here.
Archival Work as a Profession in Public History
In November of 2014, Marcus Robyns, University Archivist, gave this presentation to Northern Michigan University's HS380 Public History students. During this presentation, Robyns taught the students what archivists do and detailed how a person might become an archivist.
This presentation can be viewed here.
Blood on the Table: The Battle for Shared Governance at Northern Michigan University 1967-1976
In 2014, University Archivist Marcus Robyns gave a presentation on the development of the AAUP (American Association of University Professors) at NMU. He based his presentation on his previous article with Carrie Fries, The Battle for Shared Governance: The Northern Michigan University Chapter of the American Association of University.
The presentation can be viewed here.