The 2015 Uniting Neighbors In The Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference takes place Sunday, Sept. 28 through Wednesday, Oct. 1. The full schedule of speakers, presentations, performances and movies can be found at www.nmu.edu/UNITED. Most UNITED events are free and open to the public, and most are held in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. The exceptions are the art exhibits at DeVos Art Museum and movies, which are shown at Mead Auditorium of West Science.
NMU President Fritz Erickson will give the official kickoff presentation at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29. A lunch and conversation will follow.
Other keynote speakers include TC Tolbert, Andres Lara, "The Cuban Guy," Jill Doefler; Maria Pascucci, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Mark Wafter, Emily Arnold-Fernandez, and more.
All NMU students, faculty and staff are encouraged to plan to attend UNITED and celebrate diversity of all kinds.
UNITED Conference – Rabbit Island Art Exhibit - Panel Discussion
Sunday, September 28 from 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Great Lakes Rooms in the University Center on the NMU Campus
Followed by a reception at the DeVos Art Museum at 5 p.m..
Art exhibit includes work from Dr. Dylan Miner (Métis), Dr. Julie Nagam (Anishinaabekwe-Métis),
Ms. Suzanne Morrissette (Cree-Métis) and Dr. Nicholas Brown a non-Native academic who works in the discipline of Native Studies.