News

  • August 14, 2014
    Governor Visits NMU
    Technology was the focus of Gov. Rick Snyder’s visit to NMU on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
  • July 23, 2014
    'MUTT' Film Showing at NMU
    MUTT, a feature film shot entirely in the Upper Peninsula with local actors, will be screened at NMU.
  • July 18, 2014
    NMU Board Approves Budget
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2014-15 general fund operating budget of nearly $108 million, a 2.4 percent decrease from last year.
  • July 3, 2014
    Cleary Receives NMU Scholarship
    Charles James Cleary of Marquette is the recipient of the Gloria and William Jackson Endowed Scholarship at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    Huss Receives NMU Scholarship
    Spencer Huss of Marquette is the recipient of the Gloria and William Jackson Endowed Scholarship at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    Greig Receives NMU Scholarship
    Eric Greig of Iron River is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    Short Receives NMU Scholarship
    Laurie Short of Marquette is the recipient of the Makela, Toutant, Hill and Nardi, P.C., Accounting Scholarship at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    Jones Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kaitlyn Jones of New Boston is the recipient of The Upper Peninsula Environment Coalition Scholarship at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    NCLL Explores Marquette Tourism
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present, “Our Marquette: What Do You Really Know?” from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, July 14.
  • July 3, 2014
    U.P. Murders Topic of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “More Murders in the UP: Solved and Unsolved” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23
  • July 3, 2014
    NCLL Hikes IOHT
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a hike on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31.
  • June 13, 2014
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2014-15 tuition and fees schedule.
  • June 13, 2014
    MCOLES Meeting at NMU
    The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) will be holding its summer meeting at NMU on Wednesday, June 18
  • June 2, 2014
    NCLL Tours County Courthouse
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the historic Marquette Country Courthouse.
  • June 2, 2014
    Open House Honors NMU President
    The NMU Board of Trustees will host a public open house to recognize outgoing President David Haynes for his leadership and service.
  • May 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Piano Presentation
    Nancy Riley, founder of Marquette’s Lake Superior Piano Workshop, will give an NCLL presentation with performance pieces.
  • May 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Leather Workshops
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present two hands-on workshops led by leather worker Al Winfield.
  • May 23, 2014
    Magnaghi Book Celebration June 4
    NMU professor and historian Russell Magnaghi will be honored with the release of a new volume of essays about the U.P. and beyond.
  • May 8, 2014
    NMU Board Honors Students
    The NMU Board of Trustees presented Student Achievement Awards to Mark Surrell, Cassandra Hastings, Neil Poglese and Alex Nye.
  • May 6, 2014
    GEAR UP Program Funding Renewed
    Northern's GEAR UP program has been renewed for three years through a grant from the federal King Chavez Parks Initiative College Day Program.
  • May 5, 2014
    NMU Summer Hours Begin
    NMU's summer hours are in effect. Most offices and departments are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • May 2, 2014
    NMU Employees Recognized
    NMU staff members received Distinguished Team and Excellence in Service Awards at the annual employee recognition luncheon.
  • April 28, 2014
    NMU Marks 115th Milestone
    It was 115 years ago today that Michigan Gov. Hazen Pingree signed the bill authorizing Northern State Normal School in Marquette.
  • April 28, 2014
    NCLL Tours U.P. SportsPlex
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a tour of the U.P. SportsPlex with former Marquette Parks and Recreation employee Doug Smith.
  • April 28, 2014
    Playwriting Award Winner Announced
    A Paper Tiger in the Rain by David J. Swanson was selected as the winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award.
  • April 28, 2014
    NCLL Offers Florida Photo Tour
    Photographer Chuck Warner will present photographic views of Florida land, sea and air for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program.
  • April 28, 2014
    'Little Brothers' Topic of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation by the Upper Peninsula chapter of “Little Brothers: Friends of the Elderly.”
  • April 26, 2014
    NCLL Offers Astronomy Session
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a hands-on learning session with astronomer and NCLL member Scott Stobbelaar.
  • April 25, 2014
    NMU Students Honored for Service
    Sixty three NMU students have received the Heart and Soul Award from Michigan Campus Compact for their dedication and commitment to community service.
  • April 21, 2014
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    The next NMU psychology colloquium will be titled "The Ins and Outs of Defining Sex and Virginity Loss: Variations by Sexual Orientation."
  • April 18, 2014
    MFA Candidates Give Reading
    Graduating Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students from NMU's English department will read their work at a celebration on Friday, April 25.
  • April 14, 2014
    Vandament Memorial at NMU April 21
    A public memorial celebrating the life of former NMU President William E. Vandament will be held Monday, April 21, in Vandament Arena.
  • April 11, 2014
    NMU Jacobetti Complex Open House April 16
    NMU’s Jacobetti Complex will host an open house to highlight academic programs offered through the Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies.
  • April 9, 2014
    NMU Inducts Mortar Board Members
    Twenty-eight NMU students were selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of the Mortar Board National College Senior Hono
  • April 9, 2014
    Olympic Medalist to Speak at NMU
    Speedskater Jordan Malone will give a presentation titled “Testing Mettle, Earning Medals” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Jamrich Hall room 104.
  • April 8, 2014
    NCLL Ventures Outside Comfort Zone
    A Northern Center for Lifelong Learning workshop will help participants see the value of “Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone."
  • April 3, 2014
    NMU Opera Class Performs Works
    NMU music students will present arias and ensembles from various operas Tuesday, April 8, in the Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • April 2, 2014
    Your Wealth Lecture Addresses Debt
    The next Your Wealth lecture is titled "The Walking Debt: Don't Become a Financial Zombie." The time has been changed on this event.
  • March 28, 2014
    Coffee House Concert April 5
    The Beaumier Coffee House Concert Series will feature Marquette County singer-songwriters Bryan Drewyor and Raymond Little Saturday, April 5.
  • March 28, 2014
    NCLL Presents 'ROCKLAND' Program
    The Northern Center for Learning presents “Yoopera! Local History Comes to Life in Opera and Story” on Tuesday, April 15.
  • March 28, 2014
    GRiZ Performs at NMU
    Northern Arts & Entertainment will sponsor a performance by electronic artist and producer GRiZ Thursday, April 3, at Vandament Arena.
  • March 27, 2014
    Violinist Carter Headlines Jazz Fest, Northern Nights
    Grammy-nominated jazz violinist Regina Carter will perform at the NMU Jazz Festival closing concert on Friday, April 11, and as part of the Northern Nights performing arts series on Saturday, April 12.
  • March 27, 2014
    Reynolds Touts Smoke-Free Society at NMU
    Patrick Reynolds, anti-smoking crusader and grandson of tobacco company founder RJ Reynolds, will present “Tobacco Wars: The Battle for a Smoke-Free Society” at NMU.
  • March 27, 2014
    Drone Warfare Talk at NMU
    Medea Benjamin will give a presentation on the ethics of drone warfare on Tuesday, April 1, at NMU.
  • March 26, 2014
    Policy Experts Debate Marijuana
    NMU will host a debate between two high-profile policy experts titled “Legalize It? Marijuana Policy Experts Debate Reefer Policy.”
  • March 26, 2014
    NCLL Offers Energy Medicine Program
    The Northern Center for Learning will present “What is Eden Energy Medicine?” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room.
  • March 25, 2014
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    Discussion on rehabilitation for suffers of upper limb paralysis due to brain injury using touch devices in a virtual environment.
  • March 24, 2014
    International Food Fest at NMU
    NMU will hold its 24th Annual International Food Festival from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Jacobetti Complex.
  • March 21, 2014
    NMU Biology Seminars Planned
    NMU’s biology department will sponsor three upcoming seminars, two delivered by master's degree candidates, as part of its Biology Seminar Series.
  • March 21, 2014
    JavaScript Presentation at NMU
    NMU's mathematics and computer science department will host a presentation titled "Evolving JavaScript" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • March 20, 2014
    NCLL Presents Poetry Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a poetry reading and writing workshop to celebrate National Poetry Month.
  • March 14, 2014
    Sen. Carl Levin Speaks at NMU
    Sen. Carl Levin will give a presentation at NMU titled “Public Service: The Heart of Democracy.” The event begins at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 13, 2014
    Online MPA Reception March 18
    NMU will host a free informational reception in Lansing for its Master of Public Administration degree, the only MPA program in the state offered completely online.
  • February 27, 2014
    Klezmer Performance at NMU
    Yale Strom, one of the world's leading authorities on Klezmer music, will present a lecture-performance on Saturday, March 15, at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Pow Wow March 15
    This year marks the 21st annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU's Ganzert, Bonsall Honored
    NMU professor Charles Ganzert and retired Center for Student Enrichment director David Bonsall were recognized by the Michigan Campus Compact at its 2014 Institute.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Offers GMAT Prep Course
    NMU's College of Business will offer a six-week course to prepare for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  • February 27, 2014
    Women's History Month Events at NMU
    In honor of Women’s History Month, NMU will show a film by independent video producer and director Audrey Geyer and bring photographer iO Tillett Wright to campus to present her work.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Presents Mine Panel Discussion
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a panel discussion on environmental impacts related to Eagle Mine operations.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Hosts Braille Workshop
    Marquette, Mich. The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Braille: The Touch System of Reading” from 1-3 p.m. Monday, March 17, at First United Methodist Church in Marquette.
  • February 27, 2014
    Your Wealth Presentation at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. The next Your Wealth presentation at NMU will be titled “Enterprise Facilitation: A New Approach to Business Development.”
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Makes Peace Corps Volunteer Rankings
    NMU has made its debut appearance on the Peace Corps' annual list of the top 25 volunteer-producing mid-sized colleges and universities nationwide.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Students Help Superior Central
    With support from an academic service learning grant, NMU students in a protected area management course took a field trip to Superior Central School in Eben Junction.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Black Box Has New Seats
    Audiences at the recent NMU production, Comedy of Errors, were the first to experience new seating in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • February 27, 2014
    Job Fair at NMU
    The Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 19, at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a workshop on how to create an embossed and stained leather guest log book.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Program Explores Northwest Travel
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a talk on Northwest travel excursions titled “Seattle Sights and Mt. Rainier Heights.”
  • February 27, 2014
    Faculty Percussion Recital at NMU
    NMU's music department will present Carrie Biolo in a faculty percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Tours New Chocolay Facility
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the new Chocolay Township Volunteer Fire Department facility from 1-3p.m. Friday, March 21.
  • February 14, 2014
    Children's Concert at NMU
    The NMU music department will present a children's concert performed by the NMU String Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Feb. 16.
  • February 14, 2014
    Four Rock Bands Perform at NMU
    Four rock bands from across the country will converge at NMU for a one-night show on Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • February 13, 2014
    NMU Receives Grants
    NMU recently received two grants from external agencies to support an artists-in-residence partnership and a residency by a violinist.
  • February 6, 2014
    NMU Summer Job Fair Feb. 12
    NMU will hold a Summer Job Fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms.
  • February 6, 2014
    Civil Rights Film Series at NMU
    NMU is celebrating Black History Month with a Civil Rights film series highlighting three classic movies. All will be shown from 11:30-1:30 p.m. in Whitman Hall 136 on their respective dates.
  • February 6, 2014
    NMU Prof Discusses Regional Impact of War of 1812
    Marquette, Mich. NMU history professor Russell Magnaghi will discuss the regional impact of one of the most decisive wars in American history when he presents “Remembering the War of 1812 in the Lake Superior Basin” at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
  • January 31, 2014
    NMU Hosts 'Elect Her' Conference
    A free conference encouraging young people, especially women, to assume campus leadership roles and run for elected office on and off campus is being provided by NMU.
  • January 30, 2014
    'Digital Darwin' Talk at NMU
    Robert Pennock will present “Digital Darwin: Harnessing Evolution in Your Computer" at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Mead Auditorium.
  • January 30, 2014
    Holmes Brothers Perform at NMU
    The Holmes Brothers, a rhythm and blues trio whose career has spanned more than 30 years, will perform at the next Northern Nights event at NMU.
  • January 24, 2014
    NMU Presents 'American in Paris'
    NMU senior Alycia Heckathorn of Ironwood will present her capstone project, an original ballet set to George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, in NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • January 24, 2014
    Wildcat Market Offers Student-Made Goods
    A Wildcat Market held every Friday at NMU transforms the University Center into a walk-through marketplace of handmade art, jewelry and other goods.
  • January 24, 2014
    NCLL Explores Donckers Behind the Scenes
    Donckers owners Tom Vear and Jen Ray will give a behind-the-scenes look at their candy-making operation for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning event.
  • January 22, 2014
    NMU Hosts Native American Speaker
    Phil Bellfy, author of Three Fires Unity: The Anishnaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands, will discuss the cross-border history of the Anishinaabeg at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building at NMU.
  • January 16, 2014
    Former Oil Company Insider Talks Affordable Energy
    John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, will present “Affordable and Sustainable Energy” on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at NMU.
  • January 13, 2014
    Yooper Dance Kicks Off Cabin Fever Days
    The Great Yooper Folk Dance on Saturday, Jan. 25, will kick off the inaugural Cabin Fever Days sponsored by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • January 8, 2014
    Portrayal of John Muir at NMU
    Famed naturalist John Muir will tell his life story via a one-man performance by Steve Waller at NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
  • January 7, 2014
    Hunt Starts Alaska Native Veterinary Program
    Tim Hunt, owner of Bayshore Veterinary Clinic, will give a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presentation on his trip to start the Alaska Native Rural Veterinary Program.
  • January 7, 2014
    NCLL Presents Talk on Burma (Myanmar)
    A century ago, Rudyard Kipling described Burma as a place “quite unlike any land you know about.” After a long period of isolation, the countryalso known as Myanmarhas started to encourage tourism.
  • January 7, 2014
    NCLL Hosts Woodworker's Rally
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodworker’s Rally Sessions III and IV.”
  • December 23, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Jan. 4
    The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU will feature performances by two singer-songwriters from different parts of the Upper Peninsula.
  • December 23, 2013
    NCLL Hosts 'Sea to Sky' Winter Kickoff
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its “Sea to Sky” winter kickoff from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.
  • December 23, 2013
    NCLL Offers Basic Fitness Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a basic fitness class from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Superior Fitness, 1310 S. Front Street in Marquette.
  • December 19, 2013
    NMU Economics Student's Work Published
    A NMU economics major recently published an article. Senior Laura Leppanen’s lesson plan, “The Crow and the Pitcher,” was published on the website EconEdLink.
  • December 13, 2013
    NMU Board Approves Three Charter Schools
    The NMU Board of Trustees approved charters and start-up boards for three schools in lower Michigan, effective July 1. This brings the total number of NMU charter schools to 10.
  • December 13, 2013
    NMU Brings Back 'Santaland Diaries'
    NMU’s theater program will bring back David Sedaris’ Santaland Diaries at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and Saturday, Dec. 21, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Online Programs Recognized
    NMU ranked No. 1 among Michigan’s colleges and universities for the most affordable online degree programs, according to Affordable Colleges Online.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Students Aid Syrian Refugees
    NMU students in a world history class devised an academic service learning project to benefit Syrian refugee children.
  • December 3, 2013
    Two NMU Employees Certified
    Two NMU employees successfully completed the certification process in their respective areas.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Wood Ash Used at Area Farm
    NMU found a way to repurpose the wood ash from its biomass facility instead of paying a tipping fee to dispose of it in a landfill.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Profs Research Northern Ireland Conflict
    NMU criminal justice professors Greg Warchol and Bob Hanson recently traveled to Belfast to research the Northern Ireland conflict, commonly known as the Troubles.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Hosts Holiday-Themed Meals
    NMU’s Dining Services will host a holiday lunch and a holiday dinner before the end of the semester. Both are open to the public.
  • November 27, 2013
    Senior Art Exhibit at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host the fall senior exhibition titled “403: Not Found” Dec. 2-13.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Choirs Perform Dec. 5
    NMU will hold a choir concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall inside the C.B. Hedgcock building.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Dance Concert Scheduled
    NMU will present a dance concert featuring faculty and student-directed pieces at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • November 27, 2013
    NCLL Hosts L'Attitude Lunch
    The Northern Center for LIfelong Learning will offer a lunch program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at L'Attitude Cafe in Marquette.
  • November 27, 2013
    Beaumier Coffee House Concert Dec. 7
    Marquette singer-songwriters Amy Lakanen and Troy Graham will be the featured Beaumier Coffee House Series performers on Saturday, Dec. 7.
  • November 27, 2013
    Genomics Impact on Cancer, Autism Discussed
    The 2013 Howard Hughes Medical Institute's holiday lectures will explore how advances in genomics are leading to a better understanding of disease and to improved treatments.
  • November 25, 2013
    NMU Police Academy Meetings Set
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for those planning to participate in the 2014 academy.
  • November 15, 2013
    'Carols in the Cathedral' Dec. 7-8
    The Marquette Choral Society will present a concert of Christmas music titled "Carols in the Cathedral" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.
  • November 15, 2013
    Human Emotions Talk at NMU
    A colloquium on how human emotions correlate with psychological conditions is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22.
  • November 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Creches
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a program on collecting crèches, or models displaying the scene of Jesus Christ’s birth.
  • November 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers Leather Ornament Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a workshop on the creation of leather Christmas ornaments from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Peter White Public Library’s craft room.
  • November 15, 2013
    NMU Students Host UPAWS Benefit
    NMU students will host Party for the Pets, a fundraiser for the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS).
  • November 14, 2013
    NMU Adds 'Les Miserable' Shows
    NMU has scheduled additional performances of the musical Les Miserables, fueled by popular demand and a sold-out initial run.
  • November 13, 2013
    High School Show Choirs Perform at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. NMU’s Lake Effect Show Choir is hosting the SING! DANCE! Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 19. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall and is the final event of a day-long high school show choir workshop.
  • November 8, 2013
    NMU ROTC Removed from Elimination List
    NMU has received notification that its Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) program has been removed from the list of programs facing elimination.
  • November 8, 2013
    Open Mind Chamber Ensemble Performs
    The NMU music department will present a performance by the Open Mind Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 8, 2013
    Senior Piano Recital Nov. 17
    Marquette, Mich. NMU senior piano student, Andrew Graham, will present a solo recital on Sunday, Nov. 17.
  • November 4, 2013
    NCLL Offers Floral Design Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a creative floral design class from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Garden Bouquet on Baraga Avenue in Marquette.
  • November 4, 2013
    Biology Seminar at NMU
    Marquette, Mich.Kyla Iwinski, a master's degree candidate at NMU, will present the next NMU biology seminar on Friday, Nov. 8.
  • November 4, 2013
    Moy's Art Selected for Exhibit
    Alyssa Moy of Plainfield, Ill., is among 22 students from Michigan’s public universities selected to have works displayed in the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual "Art in the House" exhibit.
  • November 4, 2013
    NMU Surgical Tech Program Turns 20
    NMU's surgical tech program has two reasons to celebrate: it reached its 20-year milestone and began awarding bachelor's degrees.
  • November 1, 2013
    Comedian Coming to NMU
    Emily Galati will perform stand-up comedy at NMU on Thursday, Nov. 7. The event begins at 8 p.m. in 103 Jamrich Hall and is free and open to the public.
  • November 1, 2013
    'Breaking Bad' Star Visits NMU
    Marquette, Mich. Actor Giancarlo Esposito, who played Gus in the cable television series, Breaking Bad, will speak at NMU on Monday, Nov. 11.
  • November 1, 2013
    NMU Presents 'Les Miserables'
    Former Broadway actor and NMU theater professor Paul Truckey will play Jean Valjean in the NMU production of Les Misérables.
  • November 1, 2013
    Superior Select Choir Performs at NMU
    NMU’s music department will hold a concert featuring the Superior Select Choir at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 31, 2013
    Jazz Trio Performs at NMU
    NMU’s music department will present a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 31, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Paris, Loire Valley
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the geography, history, art and architecture of Paris and the Loire Valley from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 31, 2013
    NMU Marks International Education Week
    NMU will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 18-22 as part of the nationwide celebration of international education and exchange sponsored jointly by the U.S. Departments of State and Education.
  • October 29, 2013
    Music Seminar at NMU
    The Northern Michigan music department will hold a music seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in 111 Thomas Fine Arts.
  • October 29, 2013
    Longyear Slideshow at NMU
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will present a historical slideshow titled “J.M. Longyear: A Grand Tour through Lantern Slides.”
  • October 25, 2013
    Garden City Music Club Performs Nov. 2
    Marquette, Mich.The Beaumier Coffee House Series continues on Saturday, Nov. 2, with a performance by Steve Jones and the Garden City Hot Club.
  • October 23, 2013
    NCLL Presents Jewelry Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a jewelry-making workshop from 1:30- 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library.
  • October 23, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Pacific Northwest
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on a journey through the Pacific Northwest titled “Peaks, Parks and Perks” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 21, 2013
    Presentation on Sustainable Future at NMU
    Nicole Foss and Laurence Boomert will speak at NMU about the state of human population and what can be done to ensure a comfortable future for upcoming generations.
  • October 18, 2013
    Lieutenant Governor to Speak at NMU
    Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will speak at NMU on Friday, Nov. 1. His presentation, “Transforming a Great State,” is part of President David Haynes’ Critical Issues Conversation Series.
  • October 16, 2013
    'Make a Difference Day' Volunteers Needed
    Additional volunteers are needed for “Make a Difference Day,” which is being coordinated locally through the NMU Volunteer Center. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26.
  • October 16, 2013
    Rodney Atkins Concert at NMU
    NMU will present a concert by country music artist Rodney Atkins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Vandament Arena.
  • October 16, 2013
    Rodney Atkins Concert at NMU
    NMU will present a concert by country music artist Rodney Atkins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Vandament Arena.
  • October 16, 2013
    'Planet Chat' at NMU
    Three NMU students will share their recent adventures abroad in Morocco, Spain and South Korea during a “Planet Chat” presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
  • October 15, 2013
    BlackMahal Performs at NMU
    The Northern Nights series at NMU will host BlackMahal, a San Francisco-based live music experience. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center.
  • October 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers DNR Talk
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering an overview of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30, in room 101B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 15, 2013
    'U.P. Mosaic' Exhibit Opens
    The complicated-yet-rich relationship between the people of the Upper Peninsula and its natural world and landscape will be the focus of a new exhibition at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center.
  • October 14, 2013
    Poet with Marquette Ties Gives Reading
    Poet Jonathan Johnson, a Marquette Senior High School and NMU graduate, will give a public reading on Thursday, Oct. 17, as part of the NMU Visiting Writers Program.
  • October 14, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Intro to Photography Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold an introductory digital photography class from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and Monday, Nov. 11, at the Lakeview Arena Citizen’s forum.
  • October 11, 2013
    One Book Author Visits NMU
    Karen Thompson Walker, author of the One Book One Community selection The Age of Miracles, will participate in two events at NMU on Monday, Oct. 28.
  • October 11, 2013
    NCLL Holds Intro Photography Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold an introductory digital photography program from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and Monday, Nov. 11, at the Lakeview Arena Citizen’s Forum Room.
  • October 11, 2013
    NCLL Holds Planning Sessions for Winter Events
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold winter curriculum planning sessions from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Nov. 7, in 404A Cohodas Hall.
  • October 10, 2013
    Athletes Ages 5-11 Needed for NMU Concussion Study
    NMU researchers are looking for area hockey and soccer players ages 5-11 to participate in a study that will help to define parameters for the only computerized concussion evaluation system for children.
  • October 9, 2013
    Autism Presentation at NMU
    The NMU psychology department will hold a presentation on educating children with autism at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in 167 Gries Hall.
  • October 7, 2013
    'Wealth is a Choice' Author Speaks at NMU
    James Studinger, the author of Wealth is a Choice, will give a presentation on financial decision-making and responsibility on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at NMU.
  • October 7, 2013
    DeVos Art Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits Friday
    The DeVos Art Museum is unveiling two new exhibits on Friday, Oct. 11: “Illustrators 55: The Society of Illustrators Annual Travel Show” and “Rabbit Island: Works and Research 2010-2013.”
  • October 7, 2013
    DeVos Art Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits Friday
    The DeVos Art Museum is unveiling two new exhibits on Friday, Oct. 11: “Illustrators 55: The Society of Illustrators Annual Travel Show” and “Rabbit Island: Works and Research 2010-2013.”
  • October 7, 2013
    'Amazonian Dark Earths' Talk at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation titled “Amazonian Dark Earths and Their Implications for the Conservation and Development of the Region" on Monday, Oct. 14.
  • October 4, 2013
    Public Schools Presentation at NMU
    Diane Ravitch, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, will present “Is There Any Hope for Public Schools?” at NMU.
  • October 3, 2013
    Choir Concert at NMU
    The NMU Choir, Madrigal Singers and Lake Effect Show Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 3, 2013
    NMU Theater Presents A Kind of Alaska
    NMU’s 2013-14 Theater Studio Series will present A Kind of Alaska by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • October 3, 2013
    NMU's Timlin Receives Fellowship
    Kevin Timlin, director of International Programs at NMU, has earned one of five 2013-14 Neal Presidential Fellowships for from the Association of International Education Administrators.
  • September 27, 2013
    NCLL Offers Digital Photo Book Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a hands-on workshop for creating photo books from digital images with NCLL member and presenter Elizabeth Bates.
  • September 27, 2013
    NMU Jazz Band Performs Oct. 8
    NMU’s jazz ensembles will perform their first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • September 27, 2013
    French Canadian Heritage Day Celebrated
    The State of Michigan has designated Oct. 4 as French Canadian Heritage Day. The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU and the City of Marquette will honor the occasion with a series of related events over two days.
  • September 27, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Oct. 5
    The Beaumier Coffee House Concert Series will continue with its second show of the season on Saturday, Oct. 5. Performances by singer-songwriters Jenn Copeman and Angela Josephine will begin at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge.
  • September 27, 2013
    Gay Marriage Presentation at NMU
    Chet DeFonso, head of the NMU history department, will deliver a presentation titled “The Triumph of Adam and Steve: The State of Gay Marriage in 2013.”
  • September 27, 2013
    Popp Elected Chair of NMU Board
    Rick Popp of Northville Township will serve as chair of the NMU Board of Trustees for the 2014 calendar year. He is an NMU alumnus and Iron Mountain native.
  • September 25, 2013
    Police Academy Information Meetings Scheduled
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for prospective applicants. There are two sessions to choose from: Tuesday, Oct. 8, or Wednesday, Oct. 9.
  • September 24, 2013
    NMU Biology Seminar Friday
    The next NMU biology seminar will explore “Mosquito Saliva Serine Protease Enhances Dissemination of Dengue Virus into the Host.”
  • September 23, 2013
    NMU Unveils Campaign Goal
    With the marching band providing a festive musical backdrop and students holding flip cards with eight figures preceded by a dollar sign, NMU officials revealed the $25 million fundraising campaign goal.
  • September 20, 2013
    St. Louis Brass Performs in Marquette
    The St. Louis Brass Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Kaufman Auditorium as part of the Northern Nights series at NMU.
  • September 20, 2013
    NMU Holds Fall Job Fair
    The Fall Job Fair at NMU will be held from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Great Lakes Rooms in the University Center.
  • September 19, 2013
    Tonight's Chavez Speech Rescheduled
    Tonight’s Latino Month presentation at NMU has been rescheduled because of travel issues. Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, will speak from noon to 2 p.m. Friday (Sept. 20) in the Pioneer Room of the University Center.
  • September 17, 2013
    Swick Donates Boilers to HVAC Program at NMU
    NMU students in the heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) program will now have an opportunity to work on the type of full-modulating boilers that are becoming the industry standard.
  • September 16, 2013
    NMU Honors Alumni
    The NMU Alumni Association will honor four award winners this weekend over Homecoming.
  • September 13, 2013
    Talk on Psychiatric Diagnosis Labels at NMU
    Mary Pelton-Cooper will offer a clinician’s perspective of recent changes to the Diagnostic Manual of the American Psychiatric Association during a talk at NMU.
  • September 13, 2013
    NMU Homecoming Set
    NMU’s 2013 Homecoming celebration includes activities for alumni and community members. It will culminate on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, with the parade, all-alumni reception, community block party and football game.
  • September 12, 2013
    NMU Holds Latino Heritage Month Events
    Two events honoring Latino Heritage Month will be held at NMU, including a presentation by Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez.
  • September 12, 2013
    Entrepreneurs Share Stories, Advice
    An entrepreneurship panel featuring NMU and Marquette community members will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is titled "Make Your Dent in the Universe: Lessons from Three Entrepreneurial Stories."
  • September 12, 2013
    NMU Hosts UNITED Conference
    NMU’s UNITED Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 26. UNITED stands for Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity.
  • September 12, 2013
    Biodiversity Talk at NMU
    The next biology seminar at Northern Michigan Unviersity is titled “Some Random Thoughts on Biodiversity: What We Don’t Know and Why It’s Important to Find Out.”
  • September 10, 2013
    NCLL Sponsors Green Home Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer two tours of the unique Net-Zero Home from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30- 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • September 10, 2013
    NMU Reports Increase in Freshmen
    NMU’s 10th day enrollment report shows the number of incoming freshmen pursuing bachelor’s degrees increased by 22 students, or 2 percent, over last year’s figure.
  • September 10, 2013
    Optical Imaging Presentation at NMU
    Dr. Daryl Hochman from Duke University Medical Center will discuss optical imaging as a tool for investigating normal and pathological brain function at NMU.
  • September 6, 2013
    Constitution Day Forum Tackles Controversial Topics
    Three heavily debated topics surrounding the United States Constitution will be addressed in a forum, “Controversial Constitutional Issues: The Defense of Marriage Act, Citizens United and Voting Rights Act," at NMU.
  • September 5, 2013
    U.P. Topics Presented at NMU Symposium
    Presentations on a variety of topics related to the Upper Peninsula will be offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XIII at NMU on Friday, Sept. 13.
  • August 22, 2013
    NMU Hosts First Poetry, Music and Dance Fest
    NMU will host its first International Poetry, Music and Dance Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
  • August 22, 2013
    NMU Theater Season Announced
    The musical “Les Miserables,” starring former Broadway actor and NMU Professor Paul Truckey as Jean Valjean, will be among the featured productions at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • August 21, 2013
    Haynes Calls NMU a 'Smart Investment'
    In his fall convocation, NMU President David Haynes said NMU is a “smart investment” all aroundfor students and their families, donors, communities, government and public/private partners.
  • August 20, 2013
    NMU's Fall Fest Aug. 26
    NMU’s Fall Fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, the first day of classes.
  • August 16, 2013
    Copper Strike Exhibit at Beaumier Center
    The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center is hosting a traveling exhibition titled “Tragedy and Tumult: Michigan’s 1913-14 Copper Strike” through Friday, Sept. 27, in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • August 6, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a workshop on creating a leather computer mouse pad from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library.
  • July 29, 2013
    NMU Retirees Event Scheduled
    The NMU Retirees Association's August social and annual business meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 15.
  • July 23, 2013
    NCLL Holds Hike on Heritage Trail
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a hike on the newly completed Iron Ore Heritage Trail connecting Negaunee and Marquette.
  • July 19, 2013
    Woodwind Quintet Performs at NMU
    The Page Five Woodwind Quintet, with guest artist Nancy Redfern, will present a program of chamber music for winds and piano at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • July 18, 2013
    NMU Campaign Enters Public Phase
    Six years after launching the quiet phase of a comprehensive fundraising campaign for the students of NMU, the NMU Foundation has announced a one-year public phase to complete the effort.
  • July 17, 2013
    NMU Dining Services Wins Awards
    NMU Dining Services has received two awards from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).
  • July 16, 2013
    Vida Lautner Exhibit at DeVos
    Vida Lautner (1885-1978) is perhaps best known for raising a talented son, the late John Lautner, an iconic modern architect who was based in California.
  • July 12, 2013
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2013-14 tuition and fees schedule.
  • July 9, 2013
    Veteran Applicants Sought for Home Project
    The NMU Volunteer Center and Wells Fargo are looking for area veterans in need of a free home rehabilitation project to be completed by volunteers this fall.
  • July 3, 2013
    Father Marquette Presentation Scheduled
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and Marquette Regional History Center will co-sponsor a presentation titled “Father Marquette in the 17th Century.”
  • July 2, 2013
    Students Sell Daisies to Raise Awareness
    A group of NMU students has organized a fundraiser called “Draw the Line with Daisies” to raise awareness of honor killings in Pakistan and support efforts to decrease them.
  • June 25, 2013
    Cyber Security Workshop Available
    NMU will host a workshop on cyber security for high school students and high school technology teachers on July 29 Aug. 2.
  • June 19, 2013
    Watersmeet Student Receives Scholarship
    Travis Williams of Watersmeet received the Krummrei-King Scholarship for his upcoming studies at NMU. He plans to pursue a degree in industrial maintenance.
  • June 13, 2013
    New Play Performed in Marquette
    Performances of a new play bound for Washington, D.C. titled “Waiting for Orson” will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre at NMU.
  • May 29, 2013
    Trout Seminar at NMU
    A NMU biology seminar about Fluvial and Adfluvial Brook Trout will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • May 24, 2013
    NMU Board Presents Student Awards
    The NMU Board of Trustees recently presented Student Achievement Awards to Cara Crawford of West Branch, Brandon Frazho of Gladstone, Justina Hass of Porterfield, Wis. and Mitchell Stephenson of Atlanta, Mich.
  • May 22, 2013
    NMU Student Receives Social Justice Training
    NMU student Arika Egan, a physics and philosophy major from Mundelein, Ill., was selected to attend the recent Global Campaign for Education’s U.S. Student Advocacy Training in Washington, D.C.
  • May 17, 2013
    NMU Active Learning Project Honored
    NMU received the 2013 Innovative Use of MERLOT Award at a recent symposium on emerging technologies for online learning held in Las Vegas.
  • May 17, 2013
    Three Earn Distinguished Faculty Awards
    NMU Professors Timothy Compton, Alec Lindsay and Suzanne Standerford are recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Awards honoring their university and professional contributions.
  • May 17, 2013
    ScholarshipNow Has Immediate Impact on Students
    The new ScholarshipNow program approved by the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees allows donors to make a one-time or annual gift of $1,000 that will have an immediate impact on eligible students.
  • May 13, 2013
    Grants Awarded to NMU
    Two NMU professors recently received grants to fund research and creative endeavors.
  • May 13, 2013
    NMU Student Exhibits Work in NYC
    NMU senior Brendan Solinsky is one of only 12 students nationwide selected to exhibit their work at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City.
  • April 24, 2013
    NCLL Presents 'U.P. in 3-D'
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a 3D tour of the Upper Peninsula in its early years of development from 7-8 p.m. Monday, May 13.
  • April 24, 2013
    NMU Student Receives Griffiths Award
    Cara Crawford, a NMU student from West Branch, is the recipient of the 2013 Martha Griffiths Award presented by the American Association of University Women-Marquette Branch.
  • April 23, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Local History Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a local history event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 9, at the Central U.P. and NMU Archives in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center.
  • April 19, 2013
    NMU Dance Recital April 27
    NMU’s dance program will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • April 16, 2013
    NMU Freshmen Present Research at National Conference
    NMU education students Danielle Schafer and Olivia Crawford presented a research project titled “The Relationship between Visual and Performing Arts and ACT Scores” at the annual National Conference of Undergraduate Research.
  • April 16, 2013
    NCLL Helps to Keep House in Order
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host part two of “Putting Your House in Order” from 7 -9 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Peter White Public Library in the Shiras Room.
  • April 15, 2013
    Price Named National PRSSA President
    Brian Price, a NMU graduate student from Negaunee, was recently elected 2013-14 national president for the Public Relations Student Society of America.
  • April 15, 2013
    French Baking Seminar April 26
    NMU’s French program will present a French Baking Seminar titled “The French Trilogy: The Stories of Boule, Baguette and Croissant.”
  • April 15, 2013
    Lake Effect Performances at NMU
    NMU will present “A Taste of Lake Effect Show Choir” with two performances on Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25.
  • April 12, 2013
    Boyer Receives MAB Scholarship
    Cody Boyer, a NMU student from Gladwin, Mich., recently received a scholarship from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.
  • April 12, 2013
    'U.P. in Story' Event at NMU
    The Upper Peninsula has long been a place of fascination for authors, songwriters and storytellers.
  • April 11, 2013
    Genealogy Workshop Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a genealogy workshop from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.
  • April 9, 2013
    Tiempo Libre Performs in Marquette
    The Northern Nights series at NMU will conclude its 2012-13 season with a performance by the three-time Grammy nominated Cuban group, Tiempo Libre.
  • April 9, 2013
    Coffee House Concert April 13
    The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert will feature two groups: Brandon and I; and The Goldmine Girls.
  • April 9, 2013
    NMU Symphonic Band Performs
    The NMU Symphonic Band will perform at 3 p.m Sunday, April 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • April 6, 2013
    NMU Student Who Died Identified
    Senior Monica Matus of Chicago was found deceased in her NMU apartment Friday (April 5). No foul play is suspected.
  • April 5, 2013
    NMU Student Death on Campus
    A female student was found deceased in her NMU apartment Friday (April 5). No foul play suspected.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Student Recital April 9
    NMU’s music department will host a student recital at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Percussion Ensemble Performs
    The NMU Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Percussion Ensemble Performs
    The NMU Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • March 28, 2013
    Author Speaks at Holocaust Memorial Service, NMU
    The annual Holocaust Memorial Service, sponsored jointly by the Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom, will be held on Sunday, April 7. It coincides with Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Jazz Fest April 11-12
    The annual jazz festival at NMU will take place Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12. This year’s festival will feature saxophonist Jim Snidero and vocalist Kathy Kosins.
  • March 27, 2013
    Superior Dome Entry Impacted Friday Morning
    Access to the NMU Superior Dome will be limited to one entrance for about an hour Friday morning. A contractor will be installing a new lightning rod on the roof of the Superior Dome from 8:30-9:30 a.m
  • March 25, 2013
    NMU Museum Hosts Hubbard Retrospective Exhibit
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will open a retrospective exhibit of a faculty member titled “John Hubbard: Looking Back” on Monday, April 1. A reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 4.
  • March 22, 2013
    Mussels Seminar at NMU
    A presentation titled “Evolution and Diversity of Freshwater Mussels” will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Mead Auditorium at NMU.
  • March 21, 2013
    NMU Holds Psychology Colloquium
    A presentation about the effect of vasopressin deficiency on rat behavior and cognition will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in Gries Hall at NMU.
  • March 20, 2013
    One-Act Plays Performed at NMU
    NMU will present two one-act plays directed by students as their senior capstone projects. Both will be performed beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 to Saturday, April 6.
  • March 19, 2013
    NMU Students Win Broadcasting Awards
    NMU students won two awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation: first in college television sports play by play and second in college radio public service announcement.
  • March 18, 2013
    'Waist Away' Author Speaks at NMU
    Dr. Mary Clifton, co-author of “Waist Away: How to Joyfully Lose Weight and Supercharge Your Life,” will share her passion for plant-based diets and whole foods during a presentation at NMU.
  • March 18, 2013
    NMU Students Win State Broadcasting Awards
    NMU students won two awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation: first in college television sports play by play and second in college radio public service announcement.
  • March 15, 2013
    Michigan Economic Expert Speaks at NMU
    Jeff Guilfoyle, president of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, will discuss trends and opportunities related to the state’s economy and fiscal year 2014 budget proposals at NMU.
  • March 15, 2013
    Gloriana to Play at NMU March 23
    Northern Arts and Entertainment is bringing musical act Gloriana to NMU. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday March 23, in Vandament Arena.
  • March 15, 2013
    Civil War Presentation at NMU
    NMU’s psychology department will host a colloquium series presentation titled “Looking at the Civil War Era via Material Behavior Expressions” by Karen Suksi.
  • March 15, 2013
    Annual NMU Ball March 23
    NMU’s International Dancers and Steppin’ Out Ballroom Dance Club will host a night of food, music and dancing for students and community members.
  • March 13, 2013
    Sandra Fluke Speaks at NMU March 20
    Social justice advocate Sandra Fluke, whose effort to testify before a House committee on the need for insurance plans to cover contraception created a national media firestorm, will speak at NMU.
  • March 13, 2013
    Biology Seminars at NMU
    NMU’s biology department will host four biology seminars next week. All will take place in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • March 13, 2013
    Title IX Roundtable at NMU
    A roundtable discussion on the impact of Title IX legislation on women’s athletics and education will be hosted by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • March 12, 2013
    Women and Finance Topic of NMU Talk
    Suzanna de Baca, a nationally recognized financial expert, will speak at NMU about how women can take control of their own finances and make informed economic choices.
  • March 11, 2013
    'Elect Her' Event at NMU
    NMU is one of 39 institutions nationwide and in Jamaica that will host “Elect Her: Campus Women Win,” a free training program that encourages college women to run for student government.
  • March 7, 2013
    End-of-Life Decisions Addressed
    A presentation titled “End of Life: Who Decides When You Die?” will be the next event in the Your Health lecture series at NMU.
  • March 7, 2013
    Northern Nights Series Presents Cimarrón
    The Northern Nights Series at NMU will present a performance by the Colombian folk group, Cimarrón. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • March 6, 2013
    'Night of a Thousand Stars' at Forest Roberts Theatre
    The NMU First Nighters’ Club is hosting a cabaret-style performance of music and comedy from Broadway and beyond. The “Night of a Thousand Stars” fundraiser starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU Marks Women's History Month
    Several events are planned at NMU in honor of Women’s History Month in March. All are open to the public and free, unless otherwise indicated.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU Student Recital March 12
    The NMU Music Department will host a student recital at 4 p.m Tuesday, March 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
  • March 6, 2013
    NCLL Offers Spring Snowshoe, Ski and Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a spring snowshoe, ski and hike from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in northwest Marquette County.
  • March 6, 2013
    NCLL Visits Mineral Museum
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a trip to the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU 'PigStock' Party Open to the Public
    NMU’s Dining Services is throwing a “PigStock” party from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the Marketplace dining facility on campus.
  • March 1, 2013
    NCLL Offers 'Natural Gourmet' Luncheon
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer lunch with a “natural gourmet” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the social room of First United Methodist Church in Marquette.
  • February 21, 2013
    'Broadway and Beyond' at NMU
    NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre will present Adam Lowe’s senior showcase, “Broadway and Beyond,” on Thursday, Feb. 28.
  • February 14, 2013
    NMU Offers GMAT Prep Course
    A prep course for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) will be offered by NMU’s College of Business starting Wednesday, March. 13.
  • February 13, 2013
    Trends in Higher Education Addressed
    Charles Rose, recent general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will present “Emerging Trends in Higher Education” on Monday, Feb. 18, at NMU.
  • February 13, 2013
    Winterfest Open Skate Feb. 19
    As part of NMU’s WinterFest, there is an open skate for the public from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Berry Events Center.
  • February 13, 2013
    NMU Play Focuses on Soldiers, Trauma
    The experience of an American journalist embedded with troops in Iraq and the lingering trauma he must confront after he returns to the States are explored in “Fallujah,” the upcoming play at NMU.
  • February 12, 2013
    Author Matt Bell Gives Reading
    Award-winning author Matt Bell, NMU’s newest fiction writer and member of its creative writing faculty, will read from his upcoming debut novel, “In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods."
  • February 6, 2013
    NCLL Plans Activities
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a spring and summer curriculum planning event from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 404-A Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • February 6, 2013
    NMU Student Recital Feb. 12
    NMU music students will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
  • February 5, 2013
    NMU Retiree Social Thursday
    NMU will host its winter retiree social from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 7, in the University Center Cadillac and Brule rooms.
  • February 5, 2013
    NMU Hosts Summer Job Fair
    NMU is hosting its annual summer job fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the University Center.
  • February 1, 2013
    NMU Art Professor Interprets Faculty Show
    In conjunction with the NMU School of Art and Design faculty art exhibition, art history professor Mitsutoshi Oba will present his reflections and impressions of the show at 2 p.m. Friday,Feb. 8.
  • February 1, 2013
    Two Bands Perform at NMU Feb. 9
    Two local bands, Sam & Taylor and the Chanteymen, will perform on Saturday, Feb. 9, at NMU as part of the Beaumier Coffee House series.
  • January 31, 2013
    NCLL Presents French Cuisine
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will bring the flavors of France to the community with an ethnic dinner on Thursday, Feb. 21.
  • January 29, 2013
    Edvard Grieg's Sonatas Performed
    Edvard Grieg’s Complete Piano Sonatas will be performed by Steven Bjella on violin and Michael Keller on piano at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • January 28, 2013
    Genealogy 101 Program Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a novice course in genealogy at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.
  • January 28, 2013
    Stammtisch Meets Thursdays at New Location
    Individuals interested in speaking or learning German in a relaxed atmosphere are invited to drop in between 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at a new locationthe Boardroom of the Landmark Inn.
  • January 24, 2013
    Piano Recital at NMU Friday
    Nancy Redfern, music professor at NMU, will present a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • January 24, 2013
    'Memories of Hedgcock' Program at NMU
    Memories of Hedgcock Fieldhouse will be shared during an informal roundtable discussion hosted by Craig Remsburg and Tom Peters at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • January 23, 2013
    Chernobyl Disaster Topic of NMU Seminar
    NMU will present a seminar on what role biology plays in learning from nuclear disasters at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Jamrich Hall room 105.
  • January 23, 2013
    Puerto Rican Parrot Seminar at NMU
    NMU will present a biology seminar on genetic distinctiveness of the Puerto Rican parrot at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 in Mead Auditorium, located in the West Science Building.
  • January 21, 2013
    NMU Career Center Offers New Web Tools
    NMU Career Services has launched a new web-based system called Cat Career Tracks to help students, alumni and employers automate much of the job search process.
  • January 21, 2013
    Presque Isle Snowshoe Tour Feb. 9
    Presque Isle’s natural beauty and rich history will be showcased during a snowshoe tour led by John Anderton, NMU geography professor.
  • January 18, 2013
    NCLL Offers WLUC-TV Tour
    A behind-the-scenes tour of WLUC-TV6 will be offered from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, as a part of the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning’s winter schedule.
  • January 17, 2013
    Health Care Policy Presentation at NMU
    A discussion about the effectiveness of America’s current health care system will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • January 17, 2013
    NCLL Ore Dock Presentation Planned
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the potential transformation of Marquette’s Lower Harbor ore dock from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.
  • January 16, 2013
    Program on Composer Sebelius at NMU
    A program on Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • January 15, 2013
    MLK Events Planned at NMU
    NMU will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events from Monday, Jan. 21, to Thursday, Jan. 24.
  • January 11, 2013
    NCLL Offers Wine Program and Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a wine tasting and presentation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, or Thursday, Jan. 24, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street.
  • January 9, 2013
    Young Dubliners Concert Canceled
    The Young Dubliners have been forced to cancel a January 26 concert at NMU because lead singer Keith Roberts requires throat surgery.
  • January 7, 2013
    NMU Hosts Skiing, Ski Jumping Presentation
    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU will offer a free public presentation titled “Mining is our Bread, but Skiing is Our Soul” on Thursday, Jan. 17.
  • January 7, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Jan. 19 at NMU
    Gratiot Lake Road of Calumet and Krebs Cycle of Marquette will be the featured bands at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU.
  • January 7, 2013
    Burns Supper Brings Scottish Flavor to NMU
    To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a traditional Burns Supper on Friday, Jan. 25.
  • January 4, 2013
    Autoharp Player Bowers Performs at NMU
    Master autoharp player and songwriter Bryan Bowers will conduct an afternoon workshop and give a public evening performance at NMU on Saturday, Jan. 12.
  • December 21, 2012
    NMU Cancels Classes for MLK Day
    The NMU Board of Trustees recently approved the cancellation of NMU classes in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
  • December 19, 2012
    Multi-Media Art Class Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a multi-media art class in which participants will create drawings, paintings and collage.
  • December 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Digital Photography Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session digital photography class taught by professional photographer Jim Godell.
  • December 19, 2012
    U.P. History Program at NMU Archives
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will give participants an opportunity to use their critical thinking skills to research topics relevant to U.P. historical events and people.
  • December 19, 2012
    NCLL Presents Program on U.P. Murders
    Local Author Sonny Longtine will give a presentation on solved and unsolved murders that turned quiet U.P. communities into crime scenes.
  • December 18, 2012
    NMU Programs Receive National Awards
    NMU’s Superior Edge program was chosen as a Silver Award winner by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, which is known as NASPA.
  • December 18, 2012
    NMU MBA Program Named International 'Rising Star'
    The Master of Business Administration program at NMU, which was re-established only two years ago, was ranked 23rd out of the top 35 international MBA programs named Rising Stars by findyourmba.com.
  • December 14, 2012
    NMU Board Approves Union Contract
    NMU's Technical and Office Professional Staff (UAW 1950) ratified a new contract Thursday by a 95-32 vote. AFSCME 1094, composed of food service, maintenance and police employees, also ratified a wage and benefit reopener.
  • December 5, 2012
    Holiday Concert at NMU
    Two NMU vocal groupsthe NMU Choir and Madrigal Singerswill perform a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • December 5, 2012
    Nativities Displayed at NCLL Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Northern Nativity” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 128 Timber Lane in Harvey.
  • December 1, 2012
    Student Drowns in NMU Pool
    NMU freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto has been identified as the person who drowned Friday in the NMU Pool.
  • November 30, 2012
    NMU Student Drowns
    An NMU student drowned in the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) Pool Friday (Nov. 30).
  • November 29, 2012
    Coffee House Series Concert Dec. 15
    A teenage singer/songwriter and a married couple who combine music and movement will be featured at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU.
  • November 29, 2012
    NMU's Thompson Awarded National Grant
    NMU Professor Jessica Thompson has joined a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project exploring the cost-effectiveness of restoring coastal marshlands to improve filtration and reduce polluted runoff.
  • November 28, 2012
    NMU Vocal Students Perform
    A final performance project by students studying voice with instructors June Ackroyd and Tony Beacco will be held at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 28, 2012
    Migratory Fish Seminar at NMU
    Christopher Holbrook from the U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center will present “Combining Telemetry and Traps to Infer the Spatial Distribution of a Migratory Fish Population” at NMU.
  • November 28, 2012
    Students Present Exercise and Disease Symposium at MGH
    Students from NMU’s health, physical education and recreation department will address the important role exercise can play in fighting specific diseases during a symposium titled “Is Sitting the New Smoking?"
  • November 27, 2012
    NMU Honored as 'Model of Efficiency'
    , MICH.NMU is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being recognized by University Business magazine in its “Models of Efficiency” national recognition program.
  • November 21, 2012
    Students Explore Media's Role in Politics
    Marquette, Mich.With the recent election, students in this semester’s “Politics and the Press” class at NMU have had plenty of opportunities to examine how the media covers the political process.
  • November 21, 2012
    Visiting Thai Prof Reflects on U.S. Election
    Marquette, Mich.A Thai public administration professor who was on Northern's campus to observe faculty and learn about comparative politics and government enjoyed being on U.S. soil to witness the recent election unfolding locally and in the media.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Extends Global Outreach Efforts
    Marquette, Mich.NMU has expanded its global outreach efforts. NMU President David Haynes recently traveled to Seoul, South Korea, where he signed memoranda of understanding with two institutions.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Center Receives National Award
    Marquette, Mich.Northern’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) is the 2012 recipient of the Albert Beekhuis Award.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Administrators Begin U.P. Bus Tour
    Marquette, Mich.As part of his “Rethink, Renew, Reconnect” initiative, NMU President David Haynes led a group of about 30 administrators, staff and faculty to events in Iron Mountain and Escanaba in October as part of his 2012-13 U.P. Bus Tour.
  • November 21, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy Outage Underscores Need for Trained Personnel
    Marquette, Mich.The power outages in the aftermath of super storm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter snowstorm along the east coast only emphasize that it's critical for the United States to have trained electrical line and power grid technicians.
  • November 21, 2012
    'Santaland Diaries' at NMU
    The play Santaland Diaries, which is based on an essay of the same name by David Sedaris, will be performed at NMU.
  • November 21, 2012
    Loon Seminar at NMU
    NMU's biology department will present a seminar titled "Multilocus genetic analysis of common loon populations using RAD-tag 'Nex-Gen' sequence data."
  • November 16, 2012
    Teaching Students with Autism Addressed at NMU
    A NMU colloquium will explore teaching children, adolescents and young adults with autism and related developmental disorders from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in 105 Jamrich Hall.
  • November 15, 2012
    Hockey for Hope Tourney Scheduled
    NMU’s Student Leader Fellowship Program is putting on a charity three-on-three hockey tournament for the Marquette Women’s Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Berry Events Center.
  • November 15, 2012
    NCLL Tours Mining Journal
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of The Mining Journal newspaper facility in Marquette at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.
  • November 15, 2012
    NCLL Offers Longyear Presentation
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on the life and contributions of J.M. Longyear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Marquette County Regional History Center’s Longyear Museum.
  • November 14, 2012
    Governor Appoints NMU Board of Trustees
    Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Steve Mitchell, of West Bloomfield, and Thomas Zurbuchen, of Ann Arbor, to the NMU board of trustees.
  • November 13, 2012
    NCLL Tours Logging Site
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of an active logging site on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
  • November 12, 2012
    NMU Pilots MI-VetSuccess Program
    The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding with NMU, establishing the university as the host campus for a new campus-based outreach service, MI-VetSuccess.
  • November 12, 2012
    NMU Offers Scientific Lectures via Webcast
    The 2012 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lectures will be webcast Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 16, in the Mead Auditorium of the West Science Building at NMU.
  • November 7, 2012
    New Business Competition Deadline Nov. 15
    All NMU students are invited to participate in the New Business Venture Competition, which is an opportunity for students to present their entrepreneurial ideas for a chance to win $9,000 in cash prizes.
  • November 6, 2012
    NMU Baja Team Records Best Finish Ever
    Marquette, Mich.The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja team opened its racing season with a second-place finish at the recent UW-Stout Backwoods Baja Endurance Race. It marks the best finish of all time for NMU’s SAE team.
  • November 2, 2012
    Frontier Ruckus Performs at NMU
    Frontier Ruckus, a folk-rock band from the Detroit area, will be the next featured act in the Northern Nights performing arts series at NMU.
  • November 2, 2012
    Your Wealth Talk at NMU
    NMU will host a Your Wealth lecture titled “Canada’s Incredible Turnaround: What the United States Can Learn from Its Northern Neighbor.”
  • November 2, 2012
    First Nations Food Taster at NMU
    The 12th annual First Nations Food Taster at NMU will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Jacobetti Complex.
  • November 1, 2012
    Author and Advocate Speaks in Marquette
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a talk by author and advocate Louise Reichert, who will speak about her advocacy for prisoners and their families.
  • November 1, 2012
    Jazz Trio Performs
    NMU’s music department will host a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 1, 2012
    'Legally Blonde' Auditions Set
    Community-wide auditions for the cast of actors, singers and dancers to appear in the musical, “Legally Blonde,” will be held at NMU.
  • November 1, 2012
    NMU Premieres Award-Winning Play
    NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the world premiere of Bears, the winner of the 2012 Panowski Playwriting Competition.
  • October 31, 2012
    Local Harvest Dinner at NMU
    A dinner featuring dishes inspired by local harvest foods will be offered by NMU’s Dining Services.
  • October 30, 2012
    Students Sell Homemade Goods at Market
    The Wildcat Market, an opportunity for NMU students to buy and sell handmade goods, will be held from noon-3 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 6, except for Thanksgiving.
  • October 29, 2012
    Volunteers Follow Pre-Colonial Native American Diet
    In an effort to closely replicate the diet of Native Americans prior to colonization, a diverse group of volunteers has committed one year to a diet consisting of foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region.
  • October 26, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Nov. 1
    NMU’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Vigilance and Social Influence on Foraging Black-Capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus)” by Sayako Iwanaga, a master’s degree candidate.
  • October 26, 2012
    Loon Seminar at NMU
    NMU’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Molecular Genetic Evidence of Skewed Juvenile Common Loon Sex Ratios from Breeding, Migratory and Overwintering Populations.”
  • October 25, 2012
    NCLL Holds Curriculum Planning Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a winter curriculum planning event at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Cohodas Hall’s room 404-A.
  • October 25, 2012
    NCLL Offers Dancing Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “Social Dancing: Foxtrot and Rumba” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Dance Zone on the corner of College and Lincoln Avenues.
  • October 24, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar on Deer Ticks
    An NMU graduate student will discuss endemic populations of Ixodes scapularis, commonly referred to as the deer tick, at Pictured Rocks.
  • October 22, 2012
    Two Orchestras Perform at NMU
    The NMU Orchestra and Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra will give a concert at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.
  • October 19, 2012
    NMU Board Approves A/P Contract
    NMU’s Board of Trustees this week approved a previously ratified contract for the Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178).
  • October 19, 2012
    NCLL Tours WLUC-TV
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Behind the Scenes at WLUC-TV” at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.
  • October 19, 2012
    One Book Author Visits NMU
    Elena Gorokhova, the author of this year’s One Book One Community selection, A Mountain of Crumbs, will give a keynote presentation at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 25.
  • October 19, 2012
    Musical Art Exhibit Event at NMU
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will present an unveiling of reconfigured furniture pieces by NMU students and local community members at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
  • October 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on NMU Resources
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Exploring the Lydia M. Olson Library and Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Olson Library in the Learning Resources Center.
  • October 15, 2012
    NMU Art Museum Hosts Two DJ Events
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host listening and dance parties with Chicago-based InCUBATE and guest Eric May on Thursday, Oct. 18.
  • October 9, 2012
    U.P. High School Sports Exhibit at NMU
    Some of the stories and legends from the past 130 years of U.P. high school athletics will be on display in a new exhibit titled “U.P. Power! High School Sports in Upper Michigan.”
  • October 9, 2012
    Vocal Ensembles Perform at NMU
    NMU’s music department is bringing together its three choral ensembles for a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • October 8, 2012
    NCLL Tours Teaching Family Homes
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the TFH campus located at 1000 Silver Creek Rd. in Harvey.
  • October 2, 2012
    NCLL Offers Leather-Making Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course titled “Hands-On with Leather” at 1 p.m. on three dates.
  • October 1, 2012
    NMU A/P Union Ratifies Contract
    NMU’s Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178) recently voted to ratify a new three-year contract by a 106-6 margin.
  • September 27, 2012
    Coffee House Concert Oct. 6
    Two acts specializing in historical songs and stories will be featured Saturday, Oct. 6, as part of the Beaumier Coffee House Series at NMU.
  • September 26, 2012
    NMU Police Academy Holds Information Meeting
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings for prospective recruits at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Center.
  • September 26, 2012
    Latin Film Shown at NMU
    As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the film “Sin Nombre” will be shown at NMU.
  • September 25, 2012
    NMU Cadets Rank First in Leadership Course
    A team of seven cadets in the NMU ROTC program recently outscored all other teams in the nation at the Leadership Development and Assessment Course in Fort Lewis, Wash.
  • September 24, 2012
    NMU Seniors Selected for Mortar Board
    Twenty-nine NMU seniors have been selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.
  • September 21, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Waterfalls Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an Alder and Pinnacle Falls hike with a lunch stop at Thomas Rock Park on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
  • September 21, 2012
    NMU Board Approves AAUP Contract
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a new three-year contract previously ratified by the American Association of University Professors.
  • September 20, 2012
    Human Trafficking Survivor Speaks at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation by Chong Kim, an Asian-American survivor of human trafficking and child sex exploitation, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Michigan Room in the University Center.
  • September 20, 2012
    NMU Alumni Honored
    Two NMU alumni with Upper Peninsula roots will be recognized for their achievements during NMU’s Homecoming celebration this weekend.
  • September 17, 2012
    People's Law School Offered
    The fourth annual People’s Law School will be held over four consecutive Thursdays, beginning Sept. 27.
  • September 17, 2012
    NCLL Tours Handcrafted Log Cabin
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Handcrafted and Unique Log Cabin” at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • September 17, 2012
    One Book, One Community Events Announced
    The One Book, One Community program will host several fall events revolving around this year’s selection, "A Mountain of Crumbs," a memoir by Elena Gorokhova.
  • September 15, 2012
    Author Reading at NMU
    NMU is hosting a free reading by acclaimed author Nahid Rachlin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Ontario Room in the University Center.
  • September 13, 2012
    Great Lakes Water Quality Seminar at NMU
    Bill Bowerman will present “How the New Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 2012 Improves Protection of the Great Lakes” at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at NMU.
  • September 13, 2012
    German Stammtisch Held on Thursdays
    NMU’s German Club will host a German conversation table, or Stammtisch, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays during the semester at Upfront & Co. in downtown Marquette.
  • September 11, 2012
    NMU Homecoming Set
    NMU’s 2012 Homecoming celebration will feature activities for NMU students, alumni and community members Sept. 16-22.
  • September 6, 2012
    Canadian Consul General Speaks at NMU Symposium
    Roy Norton, consul general of Canada in Detroit, will present “236 Years of Canada-Unites States Relations in an Hour” to kick off the 12th annual Sonderegger Symposium at NMU.
  • September 6, 2012
    Funky Folk Dance at NMU
    A Funky Folk Dance featuring U.P. Gumbo will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Spring Street in Marquette.
  • September 6, 2012
    Quilting Workshop at NMU
    A beginner’s-level quilting workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • September 6, 2012
    'No Island is a Man' Exhibit Opens Sept. 14
    The DeVos Art Museum will feature its first exhibition in partnership with the artist-in-residence program on Rabbit Island, a privately owned Lake Superior refuge located three miles east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
  • September 5, 2012
    Invisible Children Program at NMU
    Representatives from Invisible Children, a non-profit group working to end the rebel military enslavement of Ugandan youth and bring peace to the central African region, will lead a program at NMU.
  • September 4, 2012
    Lindsay Named NMU Peter White Scholar
    Alec Lindsay, a NMU biology professor, has spent the past 18 years studying the evolution and behavior of the common loon, which is a threatened species in Michigan.
  • August 30, 2012
    Team Awesome, Shadow Arcade Perform Sept. 14
    Two local songwriting duos, Team Awesome and Shadow Arcade, will open the 2012-13 Coffee House Concert Series sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU.
  • August 29, 2012
    NMU Board to Meet on Property Issue
    A special meeting of the NMU Board of Turstees will held at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, in 602 Cohodas Hall. The sole item on the agenda is to address a property issue
  • August 28, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Senior Center
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “What is the Senior Center?” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Senior Center located on Spring Street in Marquette.
  • August 28, 2012
    NCLL Offers Boat Tour of Marquette
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided tour of Marquette called “View Marquette in a Unique Way” at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in Marquette’s Lower Harbor.
  • August 20, 2012
    Great Lakes Research Forum at NMU
    NMU will host a free public forum on Great Lakes research on Friday, Aug. 24, in the Brule Room of the University Center.
  • August 1, 2012
    NMU Offers Master's Courses in the Soo
    NMU will begin offering courses from its Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Arts in English-Creative Writing programs this fall at Lake Superior State University.
  • July 30, 2012
    Northern Nights Series Announced
    Northern Nights is the new name for the NMU Performing Arts Series, which has brought top-notch entertainment to campus and the Marquette community since 1989.
  • July 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Paddle Down Indian River
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “A Summer Paddle Down the Indian River” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Hiawatha National Forest.
  • July 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Historical Mine Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “The Remains of the 1846 Jackson Forge and the Michigan Iron Industry Museum” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in Negaunee.
  • July 12, 2012
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule.
  • July 6, 2012
    Lang to Remain NMU Provost
    Paul Lang has been asked to remain as NMU’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.
  • June 27, 2012
    Veteran Students Invited to U.P. Events
    NMU veteran students are invited to take advantage of benefits counseling and claim filing assistance at one of four Upper Peninsula locations July 9-12.
  • June 25, 2012
    Carey Hall Demolition Begins
    The demolition of NMU’s Carey Hall is scheduled to begin today with initial site preparation and will last about six weeks.
  • June 21, 2012
    Reception for Wongs Scheduled Tuesday
    A farewell reception honoring Les and Phyllis Wong will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Peter White Lounge of the University Center.
  • June 15, 2012
    NCLL Offers Leatherworking Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “Hands-On with Leatherwork” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans.
  • June 14, 2012
    NMU's Singh Awarded Fulbright
    NMU English Professor Jaspal Singh has been selected for a Fulbright Teaching and Research Award for the upcoming academic year.
  • June 11, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Tuesday
    The biology department at NMU will host a guest seminar titled “Inhibition of miR26a microRNA increases sensitivity to Temozolomide in LN229 Glioma cells” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.
  • June 11, 2012
    NCLL Offers Weaving Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “Weaving with Framesa Unique Style” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21.
  • June 1, 2012
    NMU Clinical Sciences Faculty Advance
    Catherine Bammert and Lori Nelson, faculty members in NMU’s clinical sciences department, recently made notable achievements in their respective areas.
  • June 1, 2012
    NCLL Tours Mill
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of LP Building Products titled “Logs to Lumber: A Run through the Mill” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13.
  • June 1, 2012
    Police Dogs Topic of NCLL Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Our Four-Legged Law Enforcementthe K-9 Police Dogs” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.
  • May 29, 2012
    Fire Department Trains at NMU's Carey Hall
    NMU’s Carey Hall will be put to productive use before its scheduled demolition this summer. NMU has made the defunct building available to the City of Marquette Fire Department for live fire training.
  • May 25, 2012
    Truckey Receives Waldo Award
    The NMU history department has recognized the work of Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center, with the Dwight B. Waldo Award.
  • May 25, 2012
    NMU Grad Receives Griffiths Award
    Alexandra Fittante of Iron River is the winner of the 2012 Martha Griffiths Award, presented by the American Association of University Women Marquette Branch.
  • May 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Talk on Nuclear Reactors
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Japanese Earthquake’s Impact on Nuclear Reactors” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Peter White Public Library.
  • May 22, 2012
    NMU Announces Veterans Scholarship
    NMU has announced a new scholarship that will guarantee in-state tuition for all eligible U.S. military veterans who want to pursue a college degree.
  • May 18, 2012
    NCLL Visits Botanical Gardens, Historical Park
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an educational trip titled “Botanical Gardens and a Touch of Wisconsin Heritage” from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • May 17, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wildflowers Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Backyard Wildflowers” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, in Cohodas Hall’s room 416.
  • May 17, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Outpatient Care
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Patient Curiosity: What Happens When You’re Out?” at noon Monday, June 4, at Marquette General Hospital.
  • May 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Hike Along Falls
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a chance to hike up the Silver Bells and Rock River Falls at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 31.
  • May 14, 2012
    Flat Broke Performs at NMU
    The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at NMU as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series.
  • May 11, 2012
    NCLL Holds Annual Meeting
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its annual meeting with guest speakers from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, in the community room of Peter White Public Library.
  • April 27, 2012
    One Book Selection Announced
    A Mountain of Crumbs, a memoir by Elena Gorokhova, has been announced as the 2012 One Book,One Community selection.
  • April 25, 2012
    NMU Leadership Program Participants Announced
    The nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at NMU has selected a group of new participants, who will begin membership with the fall 2012 semester.
  • April 24, 2012
    NCLL Explores Rocks, Agates and Minerals
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Agates, Rocks and Minerals” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Ishpeming Rock Club’s location at the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum on Lakeshore Drive.
  • April 24, 2012
    Longyear Photos Featured in NMU Exhibit
    A mini-exhibition of photographs taken by Marquette’s Longyear family during trips to Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is on display at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum.
  • April 24, 2012
    NCLL Tours Wool Company Farm
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Winter Sky Wool Company farm in Negaunee at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.
  • April 23, 2012
    Cable's Bay, Beaver Island Exhibit Opens May 3
    A new exhibit titled “Scattered to the Winds: The Vanished Community of Cable’s Bay and Beaver Island” will open Thursday, May 3, at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • April 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Healthy Living Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “How to Live a Long, Happy and Healthy Life” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in room 241 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) at NMU.
  • April 19, 2012
    Biology Seminar Focuses on Honduras
    The NMU biology seminar series will present “Flora and Ecology of a Neotropical Savanna, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras” by Susan Fawcett, an NMU biology master’s degree candidate.
  • April 18, 2012
    NEPAL AND TIBET PROGRAM OFFERED
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Visit to the Land of Nepal and Tibet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.
  • April 18, 2012
    NCLL Tours Argonics
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Argonics manufacturing facility at KI Sawyer at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 2.
  • April 16, 2012
    Health Care Reform Presentation at NMU
    Details of the federal Affordable Care Act and health care reform are the topics of NMU's next academic colloquium at 3 p.m., Friday, April 20.
  • April 12, 2012
    NMU Announces Commencement Speaker
    Ada Deer, former assistant secretary for Indian affairs with the U.S. Department of the Interior, will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s May 5 commencement ceremony.
  • April 11, 2012
    NMU Dining Event April 20
    The NMU hospitality management program will host a five-course dinner with select wine pairings inspired by the theme, “Escape to the Jungle: Dine on the Wild Side.”
  • April 10, 2012
    NCLL Offers Watercolor Sessions
    The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer “Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons” with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.
  • April 10, 2012
    NCLL Offers Logging Tour
    ”The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the active logging sites of J.M. Longyear, LLC at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24.
  • April 9, 2012
    NMU Presents Spelling Bee Musical
    ”NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre will present the Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Tuesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 21.
  • April 9, 2012
    NCLL Offers Watercolor Sessions
    - The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer "Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons" with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.
  • April 5, 2012
    NCLL Offers Teaching Family Homes Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “An In-Depth View: Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan” at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Teaching Family Homes campus on Silver Creek Road in Harvey.
  • April 4, 2012
    NMU Visiting Writer Gives Reading April 12
    Author Adam Schuitema will read from Freshwater Boys, his collection of short stories that was named a Michigan Notable Book, on Thursday, April 12, at NMU.
  • April 3, 2012
    NMU Students Encouraged to Pay It Forward
    Students faculty and staff are being encouraged to “pay it forward” during the week of April 9-13, a campaign that encourages people to participate in random acts of kindness.
  • March 29, 2012
    Rupa & the April Fishes Concert at NMU
    San Francisco-based band Rupa & the April Fishes will close out the NMU International Performing Arts Series with a concert on Thursday, April 12.
  • March 29, 2012
    Mental Illness Talk at NMU
    The next NMU psychology colloquium will be “The Classification of Mental Illness in the 18th Century: A Comparison of the Nosologies of Carl Linnaeus, Francois Bossier de Sauvages, Rudolpho Vogel and William Cullen."
  • March 29, 2012
    'Great Mozart Moments' at NMU
    The NMU music department will present an opera theater workshop titled “Great Mozart Moments” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 29, 2012
    Cuban Microbiologist Gives Talk at NMU
    Mayra Hedrich, an environmental microbiology specialist at Cuba’s Havana University, will give a free public talk at NMU as part of the International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 29, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Coffee House Concert April 7
    Singer-songwriters Joel Mytty and Katherine Niemann, both NMU students, will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival.
  • March 29, 2012
    Price Elected to National PRSSA Office
    Brian Price, a NMU senior from Negaunee, was recently elected 2012-13 national vice president of chapter development for the Public Relations Student Society of America.
  • March 29, 2012
    NCLL Explores Independent Living Alliance
    The Superior Alliance for Independent Living, which provides services for people with disabilities throughout the Upper Peninsula, will be the topic of a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on Wednesday, April 11.
  • March 23, 2012
    NMU Students Present One-Act Plays
    NMU will present three student-directed one-act plays. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, through Saturday, April 7, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • March 23, 2012
    'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Event at NMU
    NMU will hold a “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, part of an international effort to raise awareness about the serious impacts of rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
  • March 23, 2012
    Longyear Research Legacies Discussed
    Frederick Nelson, a member of the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and NMU alumnus, will return to his alma mater to present “The Unintended Research Legacies of John Munro Longyear."
  • March 23, 2012
    Jensen Receives Distinguished Faculty Award
    Randall Jensen, a NMU professor in the health, physicial education and recreation department, is the recipient of the 2012 NMU Distinguished Faculty Award for his university and professional contributions.
  • March 22, 2012
    Palestine Youth Theater Director Speaks at NMU
    Jackie Lubeck, co-director of Theatre Day Productions in Palestine, will present “The Impact of Making Theater for Youth in the Gaza Strip” as part of the NMU International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 22, 2012
    Poet Terris Gives Reading at NMU
    Poet Susan Terris, winner of the 2012 Louis Hammer Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, will be the next visiting writer at NMU.
  • March 16, 2012
    'From Field to Classroom' Seminar at NMU
    The NMU biology department will present a seminar titled “From the field to the classroom: Linking biology research with the scholarship of teaching and learning.”
  • March 14, 2012
    NMU Schedules Provost Interviews
    NMU has announced the schedule of on-campus interviews of four finalists for NMU’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs.
  • March 13, 2012
    NMU Provost Finalists Announced
    Four candidates vying to become NMU’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs have been invited to campus next week for interviews.
  • March 13, 2012
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    The role of genetic and environmental factors on nicotine and alcohol consumption in mice will be explored at the next NMU psychology colloquium on Friday, March 16.
  • March 13, 2012
    Memorial Chili Challenge March 27
    The annual Hospitality Management Memorial Chili Challenge at NMU will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in the Jacobetti Center Commons.
  • March 12, 2012
    NMU Presents Staged Readings of New Plays
    NMU will present staged readings of two new plays: the 2012 Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award winner Bears by Mark Rigney; and Water, Woman by NMU professor Shelley Russell.
  • March 9, 2012
    NCLL Offers Sun Catcher Art Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Making a Diamond Sun Catcher with Sparkle” from 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Wolfgang’s Haus of Glas on Washington Street in Marquette.
  • March 9, 2012
    William Mather Presentation Offered
    Historical icon William Mather, who served as president and chairman of the board of Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, will be the subject of a free program co-sponsored by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the Marquette Senior
  • March 9, 2012
    Scholar Speaks on Business Ventures in Brazil
    Joel Sugano will present “Developing Business in Brazil through Innovation: the Cases of Brazilian Business Platform in Ethanol Industry, Coffee Industry and Seed Industry” at NMU.
  • March 8, 2012
    CLS Club Donates to Marquette General Foundation
    The Clinical Lab Science Club at NMU recently donated $350 from its annual gourmet caramel apple fundraiser to the Marquette General Foundation's "Accelerating the Future" campaign.
  • March 7, 2012
    Gubbins Reads from Book about 'Mother of Fly-Fishing'
    Author John Gubbins will visit NMU to read from his new book Profound River, about a legendary 15th-century nun who taught field sports to generations of English men and was the country’s first bestselling autho
  • March 6, 2012
    NMU Pow Wow Celebrates 20 Years
    The 20th Annual "Learning to Walk Together" Traditional Pow Wow will be held at NMU’s Vandament Arena Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18.
  • March 6, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Program on Negaunee Civil War Vets
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “A Look at Negaunee’s Civil War Veterans” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Negaunee Public Library on Case Street.
  • March 6, 2012
    Beaumier Center Hosts Immigration Talk
    The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a presentation titled “Host and Huddled Masses: Defining ‘Americanism’ during the Century of Immigration, 1820-1924.”
  • March 6, 2012
    Three Divas Perform Broadway Favorites
    The First Nighters Club at NMU will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” on Saturday, March 17.
  • March 5, 2012
    St. Urho's/Patty's Day Dance and Potluck March 16
    A dance and potluck celebrating the unique Finnish-American holiday, St. Urho’s Day, and one of the world’s most popular ethnic festivities, St. Patrick’s Day, will be held on Friday, March 16.
  • February 24, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar March 2
    The NMU biology department will present a free seminar titled “The Population Status of the Federally Threatened Pitcher’s Thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) in the Grand Sable Dunes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshor
  • February 23, 2012
    'UP Focus' Exhibit Opens at DeVos Art Museum
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host its annual exhibition highlighting artists who live in or are heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula beginning Friday, March 2.
  • February 23, 2012
    NCLL Visits Ski Hall, Suicide Hill
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a combined indoor-outdoor program beginning at the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming and ending at the Suicide Hill ski jump area.
  • February 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Session on Writing Personal Stories
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “ Write It Down: Preserve Your Story” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the First Presbyterian Church on Front Street.
  • February 22, 2012
    Entourage Actor Grenier Coming to NMU
    Adrian Grenier, best known for his starring role in the Emmy-nominated HBO series Entourage, will present “The Teenage Paparazzo Experience” at NMU on Tuesday, March 13.
  • February 22, 2012
    NMU Jazz Concert March 1
    NMU’s music department will present a jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 22, 2012
    Songwriters Mills and Wyatt Perform at NMU
    Singer/songwriters Jerry Mills and Shannon Wyatt will present a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at NMU.
  • February 17, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    The NMU biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. The talk will be held in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • February 13, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Therapy Dogs
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “What is a Therapy Dog?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • February 13, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ethnic Cooking Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Chef’s Panache for CookingThink Ethnic” at noon Thursday, March 1, at Elizabeth’s Chop House on Front Street.
  • February 10, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    The NMU biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.
  • February 10, 2012
    Rural Social Work Seminar at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation titled “Social Work in a Very Rural Place: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.”
  • February 3, 2012
    Immigration Exhibit Opens at NMU
    An exhibit exploring the role of caricature and stereotype in forming American attitudes about the multicultural development of the United States will be on display at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • February 3, 2012
    NMU's Puncochar Receives State Award
    Judy Puncochar, an education professor at NMU, is the recipient of the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.
  • February 3, 2012
    NCLL Offers Trip to Celtic Nights
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a trip to the Rozsa Center in Houghton to see the performance Celtic Nights on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
  • February 2, 2012
    Storyteller Kevin Kling Performs at NMU
    Storyteller Kevin Kling, known for his commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, will share his talents with a Marquette-area audience on Friday, Feb. 24.
  • February 2, 2012
    Near East Performed at NMU
    NMU will stage the regional premiere of The Near East by Alex Lewin Feb. 15-18 and Feb. 21-25.
  • February 1, 2012
    Author Horrocks Reads at NMU
    Author Caitlin Horrocks will read from her book, This Is Not Your City, on Monday, Feb. 6, at NMU.
  • February 1, 2012
    NMU Students, Faculty Win Theater Awards
    NMU students and faculty members were recognized for their achievements in theater at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival-Region III, held in January in Champaign, Ill.
  • January 28, 2012
    NMU Financial Aid Extends Hours in February
    NMU’s financial aid office will remain open later on Wednesday evenings in February to assist area high school students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • January 28, 2012
    POLYGRAPH TEST DISCUSSED
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents “Lies, Lies and More Lies! A Polygraph Experience.”
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Class Explores Ukraine and Russia
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled “Exploring the ‘New’ Ukraine and Russia” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wine-Tasting Course
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a course called “Comparing WinesWhat to Know” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street in Marquette.
  • January 20, 2012
    Chinese New Year Party at NMU
    The Chinese Organization at NMU is inviting the campus and community to its Chinese New Year party on Friday, Jan. 27. The
  • January 20, 2012
    Yid Vicious Performs at NMU
    Yid Vicious, a klezmer band from Madison, Wis., will be the next featured act in NMU’s International Performing Arts Series.
  • January 20, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ballroom Dancing Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a ballroom dancing course for beginners at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Dance Zone on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette.
  • January 20, 2012
    NMU's Leadership Program Receives Two Honors
    The Student Leader Fellowship Program at NMU and the community of Marquette have been selected as a joint finalist for the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Campus-Community Partnership Award.
  • January 17, 2012
    Sea Kayaking Program Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called “Defined by Water: Sea Kayaking the U.P.” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in room 101-B of the NMU Superior Dome.
  • January 16, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Fest Concert Feb. 4
    Songwriter Erik Koskinen and folk duo Jim and Ray will be featured in the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s February coffee house series concert at NMU.
  • January 16, 2012
    Sled Dog Racing Talk at NMU
    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s speaker series will present “Sled Dog Invasion: Town to Town with the UP 200 and Midnight Run” on Thursday, Feb. 2.
  • January 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Jacobetti Center Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of NMU’s Jacobetti Center at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.
  • January 12, 2012
    Free Program on Service Dogs
    A free educational program on service dogs will be held from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Peter White Public Library community room.
  • January 11, 2012
    Senior Tax Advice Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Minimizing the Tax Bite for Seniors” from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • January 9, 2012
    NMU Offers Grant Writing Course
    Grant writing, the process of drafting proposals to secure external funding for nonprofit research and projects, has become an increasingly valuable skill as organizations try to achieve their goals with limited resources.
  • January 6, 2012
    NMU Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
    NMU’s multicultural education and resource center will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a week-long celebration.
  • January 6, 2012
    NCLL Offers Digital Photography Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session program on digital photography from 7-9 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 18 and 31; Feb. 7 and 21; and March 6 and 21.
  • January 4, 2012
    Burns Supper Celebrates Scottish Poet
    To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a traditional Burns Supper on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
  • December 22, 2011
    NMU Students Selected for Intel Internships
    Eight computer science students at NMU have been selected for six-month internships, beginning in January, at an Intel Corporation facility near Portland, Ore.
  • December 22, 2011
    Folklife Festival Concert Jan. 14
    The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will kick off 2012 with a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert featuring All Strings Considered and Lumber Jakki on Saturday, Jan. 14.
  • December 21, 2011
    NMU Faculty Honored
    Five NMU faculty members were recognized at the annual Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Ceremony held earlier this month in the University Center.
  • December 21, 2011
    Native Anthology Published
    An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan has been published. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • December 19, 2011
    NMU Holiday Schedule Announced
    Most NMU offices and departments, along with the Superior Dome, will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2.
  • December 16, 2011
    NMU Board Approves New Charter School
    The NMU Board of Trustees authorized a new charter school that will open in the fall of 2012 in the Willow Run district near Ypsilanti.
  • December 6, 2011
    NMU Commencement Speakers Announced
    Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.
  • December 6, 2011
    NMU Geography Students Present Research
    Four NMU students presented their research in November at the annual meeting of the West Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers at DePaul University in Chicago.
  • December 5, 2011
    Songer Gives Business Presentation at NMU
    Dr. Matthew Songer, the executive in residence at NMU’s College of Business, will share his perspectives as a physician, inventor, engineer and entrepreneur in a public presentation on new frontiers in business.
  • November 23, 2011
    NMU Orchestra Concert Nov. 30
    The NMU orchestra will present a “Pops” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 23, 2011
    NMU President Holds Forum
    NMU President Les Wong has scheduled a campus forum at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in 102 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited.
  • November 22, 2011
    'Lighting Up the Holidays' at NMU
    NMU will hold its annual “Lighting Up the Holidays” celebration from 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the University Center.
  • November 22, 2011
    World AIDS Day Dance Dec. 2
    A dance to promote World AIDS Day and support the Marquette County Health Department’s Continuum of Care Program will be held on Friday, Dec. 2, at NMU.
  • November 21, 2011
    NCLL Presents Holiday Food Sampler
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will close out its 2011 programming with a holiday food sampler on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
  • November 21, 2011
    Music Series Features Kaivama
    The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at NMU continues in December with a Beaumier Coffee House Series event featuring Kaivama. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • November 18, 2011
    NMU Police Academy Holds Orientation
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host mandatory orientation meetings for those planning to enroll in the next training program.
  • November 17, 2011
    NCLL Offers U.P. in 3D Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a program titled “Tour the U.P. in 3D” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Cohodas Hall’s room 416.
  • November 15, 2011
    NATIVE ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH SET FOR NOV. 30
    An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan will be released in early December. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • November 15, 2011
    NATIVE ANTHOLOGY LOWER MICHIGAN LAUNCH DEC. 2
    An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan will be released in early December. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • November 15, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS 'AFGHANISTAN EXPERIENCE'
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Afghanistan Experience” from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • November 14, 2011
    'Near East' Auditions at NMU
    Community members and NMU students are invited to audition for the upcoming Forest Roberts Theatre production, The Near East.
  • November 10, 2011
    NMU STUDENT COMPLETES IRELAND INTERNSHIP
    NMU student Ashley Foster of Buffalo Grove, Ill., experienced an internship that allowed her an up-close and personal view of the Irish legal system.
  • November 7, 2011
    LAZARUS PROJECT AUTHOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    Aleksandar Hemon, author of the One Book One Community selection, The Lazarus Project, will give a presentation at NMU on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
  • November 7, 2011
    PERFORMANCE EVENT TIES IN WITH LAZARUS PROJECT
    "Echoes of War," a vocal and instrumental performance event related to the One Book One Community selection The Lazarus Project, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 4, 2011
    ARCHIVES HOSTS FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH EVENT
    The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives will host an open house and offer tips on researching family histories from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center.
  • November 2, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS MOON PHOTOGRAPHS PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Curiosity about the Moon" from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in room 101-B in the Superior Dome. "
  • November 2, 2011
    LAUTNER EXHIBIT CONCERT NOV. 12
    The Terminal Orchestra of Marquette will perform a concert to close out the final weekend of the "John Lautner: A Life in Architecture" exhibit at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum.
  • October 31, 2011
    DIGGING ROOTS BLUES CONCERT NOV. 11
    "The Canadian Anishinaabeg blues group Digging Roots will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Peterson Auditorium at Ishpeming High School."
  • October 31, 2011
    WILD RICING STICK WORKSHOP AT NMU
    "A wild ricing stick workshop will be offered on Saturday, Nov. 12, as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival."
  • October 31, 2011
    FINNISH FOLK DANCE SCHEDULED
    "The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will present a Finnish folk dance with Wil Kilpela and Friends on Saturday, Nov. 12."
  • October 28, 2011
    ONE BOOK NOVEMBER EVENTS PLANNED
    "The One Book, One Community program will host four November events revolving around this year’s selection, The Lazarus Project."
  • October 27, 2011
    BENSON TALKS ABOUT MONEY AND INFLUENCE
    "Jocelyn Benson, a Wayne State University law professor and former Democratic candidate for secretary of state in Michigan, will present "Behind Closed Doors: Secret Money and Secret Influence" at NMU."
  • October 25, 2011
    COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE TALK AT NMU
    " NMU’s psychology department will present a lecture titled "The Psychology of Individual Differences Meets Cognitive Neuroscience: No Two Alike" at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Gries Hall r
  • October 21, 2011
    AARP SENIOR SAFE DRIVING COURSE OFFERED
    "An AARP Senior Safe Driving course will be offered through the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 3-4. "
  • October 21, 2011
    NCLL MEMBERS PLAN WINTER PROGRAMS
    "Northern Center for Lifelong Learning members are invited to share ideas for a well-rounded schedule of events for the upcoming winter term, January-March. "
  • October 21, 2011
    SENATOR LEVIN SPEAKS AT NMU WEDNESDAY
    "United States Sen. Carl Levin will give a presentation titled "Global Impact: Economy, Conflicts and Jobs" at NMU on Wednesday, Oct. 26."
  • October 20, 2011
    AUTHOR CELELLO GIVES READING
    "Erin Celello, a NMU graduate who secured a two-book contract with Penguin/NAL, will read from her debut novel on Wednesday, Nov. 2."
  • October 19, 2011
    SCARF FELTING CLASS OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and Marquette Senior Center will co-sponsor a scarf felting class from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Peter White Public Library arts and culture room. "
  • October 19, 2011
    FELTING WORKSHOPS OFFERED
    "Three workshops collectively titled "Applications of Felting" will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Peter White Public Library arts and culture room."
  • October 18, 2011
    TRAVEL EXPERT AND WRITER COMING TO NMU
    "Doug Lansky, an adventurer and award-winning travel writer, will present "Get Lost" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Jamrich Hall 102 at NMU."
  • October 13, 2011
    RHYTHM BONES WORKSHOP AT NMU
    "Randy Seppala, also known as "Da Bones Man," will present a rhythm bones workshop on Saturday, Oct. 22, at NMU."
  • October 13, 2011
    FRENCH-CANADIAN SONGS PERFORMED AT NMU
    "A performance titled "The French-Canadian Song: Monique Jutras and Jean-Pierre Joyal" will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, at NMU as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival."
  • October 4, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS CLASS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled "Medicine Cabinet Blues" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • October 3, 2011
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDE TALK AT NMU
    "Marquette attorney Cathy Church will give a seminar titled "Discourses from the Academy: U.S. Intimate Violence Deaths in the News" as part of the NMU psychology department’s colloquium seri
  • October 3, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS MEMORY BOOK CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Create a Digital Book to Preserve Your Memories" at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Peter White Public Library’s computer lab. "
  • October 3, 2011
    INTEL INTERNS SHARE EXPERIENCE
    "Nicole Ross and Axel Kingsley, computer science majors at NMU, will give a presentation on their internship experience with Intel."
  • September 30, 2011
    GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DISCUSSED
    " Local historian Don Balmer will present "University of Michigan Geological Survey, 1868" at NMU."
  • September 30, 2011
    NCLL CLASS ON ART OF BEESWAX
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled "Beehives, Beeswax and Bee Business" at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Zero Degree Artists Gallery on Third Street. "
  • September 30, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS VIRTUAL TOUR OF ITALY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a virtual trip to Italy at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • September 30, 2011
    MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY SERVICE REQUESTS DUE OCT. 7
    "The NMU Volunteer Center is seeking service requests from area seniors who may need assistance with raking or other small tasks on Make a Difference Day, a nationwide event that celebrates neighbors helping
  • September 29, 2011
    THE BURIED LIFE COMING TO NMU
    "The Buried Life, globetrotters who ask the question, "What do you want to do before you die?" will give a presentation on Saturday, Oct. 8, at NMU."
  • September 28, 2011
    CRAIG ROBINSON COMING TO NMU
    "Craig Robinson, a featured actor in NBC’s The Office, will deliver a comedy performance at NMU on Wednesday, Oct. 5."
  • September 27, 2011
    PSYCHOLOGY LECTURE FRIDAY
    "NMU’s psychology department will present a lecture titled "The Literature of Prescription: The Stories Behind the Story" as part of its colloquium series."
  • September 27, 2011
    ALUMNI AWARDS ANNOUNCED
    "Five NMU alumni will be recognized for their achievements as part of Homecoming 2011 activities this weekend."
  • September 26, 2011
    LAUTNER FILM SCREENING AT NMU
    "Award-winning filmmaker and editor Bette Cohen will participate in a screening and discussion of her film, The Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner, at NMU."
  • September 26, 2011
    NCLL HIKES NORTH COUNTRY TRAIL
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided fall hike on the North Country Trail at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11."
  • September 26, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS TIPS ON ACCESSORIES
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Accessorize Yourself for Pizzazz" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at ReBlossom in downtown Marquette."
  • September 23, 2011
    NMU HOSTS TALK ON U.S. POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA
    "Brian Majewski, executive director of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, will speak about U.S. policy goals in Latin America at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU."
  • September 22, 2011
    FRIGG PERFORMS IN MARQUETTE
    "The Scandinavian fiddle group Frigg will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, as part of the NMU International Performing Arts Series."
  • September 21, 2011
    PASSPORT DAY AT NMU
    NMU’s international programs office will hold a Passport Day for students and community members during its study-abroad fair.
  • September 20, 2011
    NMU HOMECOMING SET
    "NMU’s 2011 homecoming celebration will feature activities for NMU students, alumni and community members Sept. 25-Oct. 1. "
  • September 20, 2011
    NMU POLICE ACADEMY MEETINGS SET
    "The NMU Regional Police Academy will host two informational meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5."
  • September 19, 2011
    NMU DAY AT HAYES CORN MAZE
    " NMU students are familiar with the wildcat logo, but never in the form of a maze. They will have a chance to navigate their way out of one at NMU Day at the Hayes Corn Maze in Rock on Saturday, Sept. 24. "
  • September 16, 2011
    SECOND CITY PERFORMS AT NMU
    " The Second City comedy troupe will present "The Best of Second City: LOL" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre. "
  • September 12, 2011
    NMU HOSTS COLLEGE FAIR
    "NMU will host a College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Jacobetti Center. "
  • September 12, 2011
    NMU REPORTS GROWTH IN FRESHMAN CLASS
    "NMU’s 10th day enrollment report shows the number of incoming freshmen pursuing bachelor’s degrees increased by 105 students, or 8.6 percent, over last year’s figure."
  • September 12, 2011
    NCLL TOURS MATHER'S GROVE
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Mather’s Grove in Ishpeming from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. "
  • September 12, 2011
    PHOTO TOUR OF UTAH SITES OFFERED
    " Utah’s national parks and monuments will be the subject of a photo travelogue presented by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning."
  • September 9, 2011
    CONTRA DANCE SCHEDULED SEPT. 23
    "A Contra Dance featuring music by Tamarack will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. "
  • September 9, 2011
    FREE MUSIC FEST AT NMU
    "A two-day music festival featuring bands from across the Midwest will held at NMU beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17."
  • September 7, 2011
    MELTED OPENS SEPT. 12 AT NMU
    "Melted, a dining option offering new twists on the classic grilled cheese and tomato soup meal, will open on Monday, Sept. 12, in NMU’s C.B. Hedgcock building."
  • September 7, 2011
    U.P. TOPICS PRESENTED AT NMU
    "Fourteen presentations on topics relevant to the Upper Peninsula will be offered during the 11th annual Sonderegger Symposium at NMU on Friday, Sept. 16."
  • September 6, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS PADDLE DOWN THE AU TRAIN
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a free class called "A Fall ‘Paddle’ Down the Au Train" at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Au Train River. "
  • September 2, 2011
    U.P. INDIAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE SEPT. 30
    "The 15th annual Upper Peninsula Indian Education Conference will be held at NMU from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the University Center."
  • September 1, 2011
    NMU BOARD APPROVES AFSCME CONTRACT
    "The NMU Board of Trustees approved the previously negotiated contract between NMU and AFSCME Local 1094 at a special meeting Thursday afternoon."
  • September 1, 2011
    GERMAN CONVERSATION TABLE BEGINS
    " NMU’s German Club will host a German conversation table, or Stammtisch, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront & Company."
  • August 31, 2011
    NCLL TOURS BOAT COMPANY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a program titled "Boat Building, Renovations and RepairsA Company Tour" at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Bingham Boat Works along County Road 550. "
  • August 26, 2011
    FREE FOLK DANCE LESSONS AT NMU
    "The NMU International Dancers will offer free folk dance lessons at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 6-27, in the Superior Room of the University Center. "
  • August 26, 2011
    U.P. IN 3-D PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will present "Jack Deo3-D Images of the Upper Peninsula" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Mead Auditorium of the West Science Building."
  • August 25, 2011
    LAUTNER EXHIBIT RECEPTIONS SEPT. 2
    "Marquette native John Lautner (1911-1994) is considered one of the most visionary architects of the 20th century. He was a Taliesin Fellow under Frank Lloyd Wright in Wisconsin before settling in Los Angeles for an extended ca"
  • August 11, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS LAKE SUPERIOR PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "America’s Lake Superior: A Tourist’s Perspective" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Upfront and Company."
  • August 11, 2011
    NCLL HOLDS DECORATIVE WREATH WORKSHOP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a workshop to create decorative grapevine wreaths at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7. "
  • August 11, 2011
    NCLL HOLDS WOODWORKING CLASS
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Woodworkers Rally Session I and II" from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays this fall in the Jacobetti Center’s room 137."
  • August 8, 2011
    NMU'S MILESKI NAMED CHEF OF THE YEAR
    "Nathan Mileski, corporate executive chef with NMU’s dining services, has received his third "Chef of the Year" Award from the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Upper Michigan Chapter."
  • August 4, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS ZULU JEWELRY CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled "The Art of JewelryAfrican ‘Zulu’ Pattern" at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Cohodas Hall’s room 404-A. "
  • August 1, 2011
    'UP IN 3D' EXHIBIT OPENS
    "Three-dimensional images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries depicting various Upper Peninsula locations are featured in a new exhibit at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU."
  • August 1, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS CLASS ON LOCAL SAILING PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Ensign Sailing Program" from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Marquette’s Lower Harbor by the Yacht Club. "
  • July 28, 2011
    NMU PERFORMING ARTS SERIES ANNOUNCED
    "NMU's 2011-12 International Performing Arts Series lineup includes six world music performance groups representing the following cultures: Finnish, Brazilian, Yiddish, Anishinaabeg and American. "
  • July 28, 2011
    NMU DINING SERVICES TEAM WINS GOLD
    "A four-person team from NMU dining services received an American Culinary Federation gold medal in a competition sanctioned by the ACF at the 17th annual Chef Culinary Conference."
  • July 19, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS KAYAKING AT PICTURED ROCKS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a kayaking trip at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Munising on Saturday, Aug. 6. "
  • July 18, 2011
    NCLL TOURS MARQUETTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free informational tour of the historic Marquette County Courthouse from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, July 28. "
  • July 14, 2011
    NMU BOARD SETS TUITION
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2011-12 tuition and fees schedule. The annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $8,414, a 6.99 percent increase from last year’s board-approved rate of $7,864."
  • July 14, 2011
    NMU MOVES FORWARD WITH CO-GENERATION PLANT
    "NMU has received board approval to proceed with construction of a $16.4 million combined heat and power renewable energy plant and to address $800,000 in long-term maintenance at the existing Ripley He"
  • June 28, 2011
    NMU BUSINESS STUDENTS AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS
    "NMU’s College of Business recently held its annual Scholarship and Awards Breakfast to recognize students for their business leadership, academic excellence and contributions to the college. "
  • June 27, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS PROGRAM ON U.P. IMMIGRANTS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Across the BorderImmigrants of the U.P." at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center."
  • June 27, 2011
    NCLL PLANS FALL CURRICULUM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a fall curriculum planning event at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, in NMU’s Cohodas Hall room 404-A."
  • June 22, 2011
    JEFF DANIELS' CONCERT MOVED TO LAKEVIEW
    "Organizers have changed the venue for Friday night’s free community concert featuring Jeff Daniels, which is part of NMU’s All-Alumni Summer Reunion."
  • June 16, 2011
    FINLAND KAYAKING CHALLENGE DISCUSSED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "A Kayaking Challenge Surrounding Finland" at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27, in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. "
  • June 16, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS PADDLE ON THE CHOCOLAY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "A Leisurely Paddle Down the Chocolay" at noon Thursday, June 30, at the Chocolay Marina off Main Street."
  • June 7, 2011
    JEFF DANIELS PERFORMS AS PART OF ALUMNI REUNION
    "NMU’s all-alumni summer reunion will be highlighted by "An Evening with Jeff Daniels," a free community concert showcasing the singing/songwriting talents of the Michigan native and actor."
  • June 1, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS FLY-FISHING EXCURSION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called "Riffles to Rises" on Wednesday, June 15, at Strawberry Lake. "
  • June 1, 2011
    NMU'S WIMAX NETWORK WINS NATIONAL AWARD
    "NMU received the 2011 ACUTA Award for Institutional Excellence in Information Communications Technology among mid-size institutions for its WiMAX network. "
  • May 31, 2011
    NCLL EXPLORES UNUSED RAILROAD
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a course called "The Railroad that Never Ran: A Pre-Trip Program" at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. "
  • May 26, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS CLASS ON ARTIST CHIHULY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a class on artist Dale Chihuly, known worldwide for his functional and sculptural free-blown glass works."
  • May 25, 2011
    NMU PRESENTS SHAKESPEARE PARODY
    "NMU will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged] at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, June 1 and 2."
  • May 19, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS BEER-TASTING EVENT
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Tasting Beers: What Makes Them Different?" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Vierling Restaurant and Harbor Brewery in downtown Marquette."
  • May 18, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS BEADING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course titled "Creating with Beads" at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Bella Beads on Washington Street in Marquette. "
  • May 17, 2011
    NCLL EXPLORES CAT SHOWS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Getting the Scoop on Cat Shows" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, in the Citizens Forum Room at Lakeview Arena. "
  • May 12, 2011
    BANJO AND FIDDLE CAMP OFFERED
    "Award-winning folk musician Dan Levenson will lead a two-day banjo and fiddle camp at NMU offered by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the Hiawatha Music Co-op. "
  • May 11, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS SEA LAMPREY CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Combating the Invasive Sea Lamprey" at 1 p.m. Monday, May 23."
  • May 11, 2011
    COFFEE HOUSE PERFORMANCES MAY 21
    "The next concert in the Beaumier Coffee House Series at NMU will feature local musicians Goldmine Girls and Papa Crow."
  • May 10, 2011
    NCLL EXPLORES STEVE WAHLSTROM'S ART
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on the paintings and poetry of Vietnam veteran Steve Wahlstrom at noon Wednesday, May 25, at Wahlstrom’s Restaurant in Harvey. "
  • May 4, 2011
    NCLL PLANS SUMMER EVENTS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its summer curriculum planning meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, in Cohodas Hall’s 404-A."
  • May 4, 2011
    NMU HONORS OUTSTANDING GRADUATES
    "NMU honored its outstanding graduating seniors from each academic department at a reception preceding spring commencement, which was held on April 30."
  • May 2, 2011
    NMU'S ROCHESTER HONORED
    "Julie Rochester, professor and director of the athletic training program at NMU, recently received the Golden Pinnacle Award from the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association."
  • April 29, 2011
    MONTREAL TALK AT NMU
    "The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU will present "Montreal: Gateway to the West" at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the West Science Building’s Mead Auditorium. "
  • April 25, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS VIRTUAL HIKE THROUGH U.P. HISTORY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Bentley and McCormick: A ‘Virtual Hike’ Through History" at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 8, in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. "
  • April 20, 2011
    NMU DISTINGUISHED FACULTY ANNOUNCED
    "NMU Professors Kenneth Janson, Shelley Russell and Mary Jane Tremethick are recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Faculty Awards for their university and professional contributions."
  • April 19, 2011
    INVISIBLE CHILDREN PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Members of the national non-profit advocacy group Invisible Children, which seeks to end Africa’s longest-running war, bring peace to Uganda and stop the abduction of children to serve as soldiers, will give a presentation at
  • April 19, 2011
    LOVELL NAMED COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "Dr. Mark Lovell, a leader in neuropsychology and sports-concussion research, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree at NMU’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 30. "
  • April 15, 2011
    SECOND COFFEEHOUSE MUSIC SERIES EVENT ANNOUNCED
    "The second event of the new Beaumier Coffeehouse Series at NMU, which consists of monthly performances by acoustic musicians from throughout the Upper Peninsula, will feature country-blues act Tony Parlatto and Joe Secreast at 7
  • April 15, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS DIGESTIVE HEALTH COURSE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled "Guide to Your Digestive Health" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Superior Dome’s Room 101-B. "
  • April 15, 2011
    FREE COMEDY SHOW AT NMU
    "A free comedy performance featuring Ryan Reiss and Michael Palascak will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in NMU’s Jamrich Hall 103. "
  • April 14, 2011
    NMU SHOW CHOIR HOLDS CONCERT
    "NMU’s Lake Effect Show Choir will present its "A Taste of Home Sweet Home" concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 20-21 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center."
  • April 11, 2011
    NMU TO PLAY HOST TO CELEBRATION OF STUDENT WORKS
    "NMU’s 16th Annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning will take place from 9 a.m. 4 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in rooms 108 and 109 of the lower level of the Learning Resourc
  • April 11, 2011
    DIRECTOR OF GREAT LAKES OFFICE SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Patty Birkholz, newly appointed director of the State of Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, will make a free presentation titled "Our Great Lakes" at 3 p.m., Monday, April 18 in the Mead Auditorium of the West Science Building."
  • April 11, 2011
    PRESERVING YOUR ART PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "There will be a free presentation called "Preserving Your Art" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14 in room AD165 of NMU’s Art and Design building."
  • April 11, 2011
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR ON BEAVER FOOD ECOLOGY
    "NMU will present a biology seminar on ecology of beavers at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15 in the Mead Auditorium, located in the West Science Building."
  • April 10, 2011
    WORLD RECORD SKATEBOARD RECORD BROKEN AT NMU
    The Guinness world record for the largest skateboard parade was broken at NMU today (April 10) when 341 participants skateboarded the one-kilometer course across the academic mall.
  • April 8, 2011
    "NMU CHOIRS, MARQUETTE CHORAL SOCIETY PERFORM"
    "The NMU Choir and Madrigal Singers will join the Marquette Choral Society in performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16 and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17 in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • April 7, 2011
    NMU SENIOR ART EXHBIT SET TO OPEN
    "NMU’s graduating art and design students will present their work in a senior exhibition titled, "Apparitions," opening Wednesday, April 13 at the DeVos Art Museum."
  • April 4, 2011
    HIGH-FLYING PETER PAN COMING TO NMU
    "J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan will fly into NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, to Saturday, April 16, with a 1 p.m. matinee on Saturday."
  • April 1, 2011
    PINOCCHIO GOES OPERA AT NMU
    "There will be a free operatic performance of "Pinocchio" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8 in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • April 1, 2011
    NCLL EXPLORES MARQUETTE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will have a class called "Exploring the Queen City of the North" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Superior Dome B-101."
  • April 1, 2011
    NCLL DINNER FOR EIGHT
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a free introduction and organizational session for its "Dinners for Eight" at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room."
  • April 1, 2011
    NCLL GIVES TOUR OF BEAVER GROVE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a "Beaver Grove Bison Tour" at 1 p.m. Monday, April 18."
  • March 31, 2011
    U.P. SPORTS CONCUSSION SUMMIT APRIL 29
    "To address the growing concern of sports concussions in the Upper Peninsula, Marquette General and NMU have teamed up to co-sponsor the Upper Peninsula Sports Concussion Summit."
  • March 31, 2011
    NMU JAZZ FEST APRIL 14-15
    " Michael Philip Mossman, a Latin jazz trumpeter and arranger-composer, will headline the 15th annual NMU Jazz Festival."
  • March 31, 2011
    NMU ECONOMIC CENTER ON GLOBAL MAP
    "By presenting a two-day workshop in Japan for K-12 teachers from all over the country and promoting the newly revised textbook she co-authored, Common Sense Economics, NMU Professor Tawni Ferrarini is putti
  • March 31, 2011
    "ARCHIVES OBTAINS STUPAK, PRUSI PAPERS"
    "The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives has obtained the papers of former Congressman Bart Stupak and former Michigan State Senator and State Representative Mike Prusi."
  • March 29, 2011
    NCLL PREPARES FOR SPRING BIRDS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Preparations for Spring Birds" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Superior Dome 101-B. "
  • March 28, 2011
    BULLYING FORUM AT NMU
    "The Michigan Civil Rights Commission will hold a public forum titled "Bullying: Getting to the real problems" from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall in NMU’s C.B. Hedgcock
  • March 28, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS 'U.P. GOES TO WAR'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a program on the Upper Peninsula’s involvement in World War II at home and abroad at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Superior Dome’s room C108. "
  • March 24, 2011
    MAUVAIS SORT CONCERT MARCH 31
    "The French-Canadian "folk ‘n’ roll" group Mauvais Sort will present the final concert in NMU’s 2010-11 International Performing Arts Series."
  • March 24, 2011
    INTERNATIONAL FOOD FEST AT NMU
    "The 21st annual International Food Festival at NMU is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at the Jacobetti Center."
  • March 23, 2011
    CHIDDY BANG TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The hip-hop group Chiddy Bang will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in NMU’s Vandament Arena. "
  • March 22, 2011
    U.P. Sports Concussion Summit April 29
    "To address the growing concern of sports concussions in the Upper Peninsula, Marquette General and NMU have teamed up to co-sponsor the Upper Peninsula Sports Concussion Summit from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April
  • March 22, 2011
    BULLYING FORUM APRIL 5 AT NMU
    "Detroit A public forum on bullying will be held from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU. It is co-hosted by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, NMU, Marquette Public Schools and the Marquette/Alg
  • March 22, 2011
    NMU CHILI CHALLENGE NAMED FOR BLACKBURN
    "NMU’s hospitality management program will host the Becky Blackburn Memorial Annual Chili Challenge from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Jacobetti Center."
  • March 22, 2011
    WILSON TALKS ABOUT CIA LEAK
    "Former U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson will present "The Politics of Truth: Inside the Valerie Plame-Wilson/CIA Leak Controversy" on Tuesday, March 29, at NMU."
  • March 22, 2011
    EPSTEIN BARR SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar at 4 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the West Science Building’s Mead Auditorium. "
  • March 17, 2011
    NMU PROFESSORS EDIT WHITEFISH COOKBOOK
    "Whitefish is a regional staple, but for those who follow the same recipe or preparation method each time they make it, the rut is over. A new cookbook co-edited by NMU Professors Chris Kibit and Debora"
  • March 15, 2011
    OSTRACISM DISCUSSED AT NMU
    "A psychology colloquium titled "Buffering the Impact of Ostracism with Acceptance: The Role of Attachment Style" will be held at NMU on Friday, March 18."
  • March 15, 2011
    NMU HOSTS PSYCHOLOGY SEMINAR ON OSTRACISM
    "A psychology colloquium titled "Buffering the Impact of Ostracism with Acceptance: The Role of Attachment Style" will be held at NMU on Friday, March 18."
  • March 15, 2011
    PROGRAM TEACHES STUDENTS HOW TO RUN FOR OFFICE
    "NMU is one of 20 campus sites in the United States and Jamaica selected to host Elect Her Campus Women Win 2011, a training program that teaches collegiate students how to run for and win student go
  • March 10, 2011
    NMU HOSTS COLLEGIATE JOB FAIR
    "NMU will host the 21st Annual Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. "
  • March 10, 2011
    'BUSINESS IN BRAZIL' PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Daniel Carvalho de Rezende, a business professor at Universidad de Lavras in Brazil, will give a public presentation titled "Business in Brazil" during a visit to NMU."
  • March 10, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS DEMONSTRATION LUNCH
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "A Chef’s Panache for Cooking" from noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Elizabeth’s Chop House on Front Street."
  • March 10, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS EVENING SNOWSHOE TREK
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided "Snowshoe by Moonlight" expedition at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19."
  • March 10, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS EVENING SNOWSHOE TREK
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided "Snowshoe by Moonlight" expedition at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19."
  • March 10, 2011
    NMU OFFERS ACCOUNTING CPE SEMINARS
    "NMU’s College of Business is accepting registrations for the 2011 George Gustafson Accounting and Finance CPE Seminar Series."
  • March 4, 2011
    DALA PERFORMS AT NMU
    "The Canadian female folk-pop duo Dala will perform at NMU on Saturday, March 12."
  • March 4, 2011
    NMU POW WOW MARCH 12
    "The 19th annual "Learning to Walk Together" traditional pow wow will be held at NMU’s Vandament Arena on Saturday, March 12."
  • March 2, 2011
    'CANADIANS IN THE U.P.' EVENTS PLANNED
    "The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU presents a month-long series of events tied to its exhibition, "Across the Border: Canadians in the Upper Peninsula.""
  • March 2, 2011
    NMU CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
    "NMU will mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day and celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of March activities."
  • February 25, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS NETHERLANDS PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Windmills, Museums, Stepladders and Cheese" at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the Superior Dome 101-B. "
  • February 21, 2011
    'UP FOCUS' EXHIBIT OPENS AT DEVOS
    " Artists Ryan Brayak of Escanaba and Emily Lanctot of Marquette are featured in a new exhibit opening Friday, Feb. 25, at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum."
  • February 21, 2011
    NMU JAZZ GROUPS PERFORM
    "NMU instrumental and vocal jazz groups will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • February 17, 2011
    NMU BOARD UPDATED ON SMOKING ISSUE
    "The NMU Board of Trustees held a brief formal session this afternoon before its annual retreat to receive project updates and vote on a limited number of business items. "
  • February 9, 2011
    ARGENTINE FOLK-GROOVE BAND COMING TO NMU
    "The Argentine folk-groove act, Los Pinguos, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, as part of the NMU International Performing Arts Series."
  • February 9, 2011
    MICHIGAN ECONOMIC FORUM AT NMU
    "NMU will present "Michigan’s New Normal: Our State’s Economic, Revenue and Budget Situation" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • February 8, 2011
    NMU SPORTS COMPLEX IMPACTED BY OBAMA VISIT
    "NMU will close some of its sports complex facilities and parking lots in preparation for President Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to NMU on Thursday, Feb. 10. "
  • February 8, 2011
    NEW DETAILS ON OBAMA'S NMU VISIT
    "President Barack Obama's appearance at NMU on Thursday will be an invitation-only event geared primarily toward NMU students, according to details released today by the White House."
  • February 7, 2011
    COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY FEB. 13
    "NMU will host College Goal Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Ontario and Michigan rooms of the University Center. NMU is one of 21 sites statewide offering students and their parents free, on-sit
  • February 5, 2011
    NMU INVITED TO MILAN DESIGN SHOW
    "NMU’s human-centered design program has been invited to participate in the annual Salone Satellite, a juried show for student and emerging designers in Milan, Italy."
  • February 4, 2011
    NMU HOSTS EGYPT PANEL DISCUSSION
    "A NMU panel discussion titled "Egypt: Events and Implications" will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, in room 2904B of the West Science Building."
  • February 4, 2011
    PRESIDENT OBAMA TO VISIT MARQUETTE
    "NMU is working with White House officials to arrange President Barack Obama’s visit to Marquette, tentatively set for Thursday, Feb. 10. "
  • February 4, 2011
    NMU HOSTS JOB RECRUITMENT EVENT
    "NMU will host a recruiting event for the Michigan Department of Human Services, which is hiring 500 child welfare services employees."
  • February 2, 2011
    THREAT CLOSES NMU
    "NMU will close today (Wednesday, Feb. 2) due to a serious threat it has received."
  • February 2, 2011
    NMU THREAT UPDATE
    "NMU is closed today (Wednesday, Feb. 2) due to a serious threat it has received of an intent to harm students, faculty, staff and administrators."
  • February 2, 2011
    THREAT SITUATION UNDER CONTROL; LOCKDOWN CONTINUES
    "NMU Public Safety and Police Services reports that the campus threat situation is under control, but for precautionary reasons, is asking that people do not wander on campus or come to the university at this time."
  • February 1, 2011
    PSYCHOLOGY CAREERS DISCUSSED AT NMU
    " A panel of local professionals will present "So You Want to Be a Psychologist?" at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in 167 Gries Hall at NMU."
  • January 27, 2011
    NMU FRENCH CONVERSATION TABLE RESUMES
    "NMU’s French program will hold a conversation group, or "La Table Franaise," from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays in room 111i of the Learning Resources Center."
  • January 24, 2011
    SNYDER APPOINTS UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES
    "LANSING, MI Governor Rick Snyder today announced he has appointed trustees to serve at Central Michigan University, Grand Valley State University and NMU. "
  • January 22, 2011
    EXHIBIT ON CANADIANS IN THE U.P. OPENS
    "An opening reception for a new exhibition titled "Across the Border: Canadians in the Upper Peninsula" will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU."
  • January 21, 2011
    NCLL EXPLORES CANADIAN NORTH
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled "North of Summer" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • January 21, 2011
    NMU COLLOQUIUM FOCUSES ON ANGER
    "Zac Cogley, NMU philosophy professor, will present "Anger, the Vice of Wrath and the Virtue of Patience" at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in 167 Gries Hall."
  • January 21, 2011
    'BE THE MATCH' EVENTS PLANNED AT NMU
    " NMU Athletic Director Ken Godfrey was diagnosed with leukemia and recently received word of a potential bone marrow match. Now he is hoping to help others facing a similar health crisis. "
  • January 17, 2011
    NCLL HOSTS EAST INDIAN DINNER
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present an ethnic dinner featuring the cuisine of East India on Thursday, Feb. 10."
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  • January 14, 2011
    NCLL SKI EVENT AT LIGHTED LOOP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will cross-country ski the ""Lighted Loop"" trail at Blueberry Ridge from 7-9:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24."
  • January 14, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS SCARF-DYEING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called "Create with Color" from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center."
  • January 12, 2011
    NCLL SPONSORS SEABORG CENTER PROGRAM
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "The History and Vision of Seaborg: A Tour of the Center" on Thursday, Jan. 20."
  • January 4, 2011
    NCLL CLASS EXPLORES ANTARCTICA
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present call "An Excursion to Antarctica," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B."
  • January 3, 2011
    NCLL HOSTS WOODWORKING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Woodworkers Rally, Session III and IV" from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays, Jan. 17-Feb. 21 and March 7-April 1."
  • December 22, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS BEACON HOUSE TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a free tour of Beacon House on Third Street in Marquette at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7. "
  • December 22, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS MGHS CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a class titled "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow at MGHS" at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Marquette General Hospital’s conference room 4. "
  • December 22, 2010
    NCLL VISITS SNOWY PLAINS DOG KENNEL
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Snowy Plains Adventures" at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Snowy Plains dog kennel. "
  • December 22, 2010
    NMU FACULTY HONORED
    " Five NMU faculty members were honored at a recent celebration for their scholarly or creative activities, teaching and innovative use of technology."
  • December 17, 2010
    NMU HOLIDAY HOURS ANNOUNCED
    " Most NMU offices will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 2 and will resume their normal operating schedules on Monday, Jan. 3. "
  • December 10, 2010
    NMU BOARD APPROVES CAPITAL PROJECTS
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved three related items: a fiscal year 2012 capital outlay request required annually from the state, which includes the Jamrich Hall modernization; a plan to move forward with the design of a
  • December 2, 2010
    NATIVITY SETS DISPLAYED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents a free display of Naciementos and a program on Las Posadas at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16. "
  • December 2, 2010
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR DEC. 10
    "A biology seminar titled "Non-invasive genetic sampling in the analysis of white-tailed deer population characteristics" will be held at NMU."
  • December 1, 2010
    MBA OPEN HOUSE AT THREE U.P. LOCATIONS
    "NMU will offer an open house for its new Master of Business Administration degree program at three Upper Peninsula locations on Thursday, Dec. 9. "
  • November 30, 2010
    NMU JAZZ COMBO PERFORMS FRIDAY
    " The NMU Faculty/Student Jazz Combo will perform "A Tribute to Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 30, 2010
    'A CHRISTMAS CAROL' RETURNS TO NMU
    "NMU will present a staged reading of A Christmas Carol Wednesday, Dec. 15, through Sunday, Dec. 19, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. "
  • November 24, 2010
    'LIGHTING UP THE HOLIDAYS' AT NMU
    "NMU will hold its annual "Lighting Up the Holidays" celebration from 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the University Center."
  • November 24, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS CHILD SAFETY PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class on child safety at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in Marquette General Hospital’s room 3. "
  • November 24, 2010
    NCLL EXPLORES FIRE INVESTIGATIONS
    "A Northern Center for Lifelong Learning class on fire investigations will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 in the Learning Resource Center’s Room 311 at NMU. "
  • November 24, 2010
    POLLINATOR PROJECT VIDEO SCREENING OFFERED
    "The NMU Center for Native American Studies will host a free viewing of video vignettes from the Zaagkii (Wings and Seeds) project at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at the Marquette Commons. "
  • November 23, 2010
    MAZZUCHI NAMED NMU COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "Dr. Daniel Mazzuchi, a distinguished physician and Marquette community leader, will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at NMU’s mid-year commencement o
  • November 23, 2010
    NMU CLASS HOSTS 'RUSSIAN FOOD NETWORK' EVENT
    "NMU students in a world studies course titled "Russian mysteries" will present a Russian Food Network event at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Whitman Hall commons."
  • November 23, 2010
    NMU STUDENTS MARKET HONDURAN PRODUCT
    "NMU students have gained practical experience this semester marketing Honduran coffee beans for a community fundraiser to help develop the Yojoa International Medical Center in the Central American cou"
  • November 23, 2010
    DANCE PERFORMANCE BENEFITS AIDS AWARENESS
    "A dance and music performance to benefit AIDS awareness will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library."
  • November 19, 2010
    U.P. VIEW MASTER CLASS OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a class called "The U.P.Then and Now in 3D" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • November 19, 2010
    NMU GINGERBREAD FUNDRAISER BENEFITS HABITAT
    "NMU’s First Lady Phyllis Wong and members of Wildcat intercollegiate athletic teams have partnered with Marquette County Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers/Big Sisters for a gingerbread house silen
  • November 15, 2010
    NMU PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM FRIDAY
    "David Cooper, NMU professor emeritus of philosophy, will present "The Use (or Abuse) of Psychological Assumptions in Theories of Economic Justice" at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, in 167 Gries Hall."
  • November 8, 2010
    NMU PRESENTS 'OF MICE AND MEN'
    " The John Steinbeck classic Of Mice and Men will be performed at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre Nov. 17-20."
  • November 8, 2010
    NURSING PANEL AT NMU
    "A nursing panel designed to assist NMU nursing students in their career choices will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Ontario Room of the University Center."
  • November 5, 2010
    NCLL HOLDS PROGRAM ON TOBACCO
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free class called "Tobacco ‘Highs’ and ‘Lows’ and Laws" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the Peter White Public Library’s community roo
  • November 3, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS HERB CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "The Wonderful World of Herbs" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Marquette Food Co-op. "
  • November 2, 2010
    NMU HOSTS ELECTION RECAP
    "The impact of the 2010 elections on the region, state and country and will be discussed at a public policy symposium at NMU."
  • November 2, 2010
    NMU HOLDS PASSPORT DAY
    "NMU will host a Passport Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the lower level of the Learning Resources Center. "
  • November 2, 2010
    NCLL PLANS WINTER PROGRAMS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its winter curriculum planning meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in 404-A Cohodas Hall at NMU. "
  • October 29, 2010
    NMU ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS ACCREDITED
    "NMU’s electronic engineering technology and mechanical engineering technology bachelor's degree programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology."
  • October 27, 2010
    NMU VOCAL CONCERT OCT. 30
    "NMU’s music department will present its annual vocal concert, "I Have a Song to Sing," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 27, 2010
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR SCHEDULED
    "A NMU biology seminar on the lichen communities on Granite Rock in the Huron Mountains will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the West Science Building’s Mead Auditorium. "
  • October 27, 2010
    VIEW-MASTER HISTORY CLASS OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class on the history of View-Masters at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the First United Methodist Church in Marquette. "
  • October 20, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS SAFE DRIVING COURSE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an AARP senior safe driving class at 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 28 and 29, at the First Methodist Church on Ridge Street in Marquette. "
  • October 19, 2010
    NMU HOSTS TALK ON BALLOT QUESTION
    "Michigan voters will decide in the November general election whether to call for a new constitutional convention next year that could amend the state’s constitution."
  • October 19, 2010
    3OH!3 HEADLINES CONCERT AT NMU
    "The musical group 3OH!3 will headline a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Berry Events Center at NMU."
  • October 18, 2010
    CHINESE COLLEGE DONATES ART TO NMU
    "The entire exhibition on display in the back gallery of the DeVos Art Museum has been donated to NMU by Aba Teacher's College in Sichuan, China."
  • October 12, 2010
    NMU JAZZ BAND PERFORMS OCT. 12
    "The NMU jazz band will present its kick-off concert of the year at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12 in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 12, 2010
    HAUNTED THEATRE AUDITIONS AT NMU
    "Auditions for the second Haunted Theatre at NMU will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building. "
  • October 12, 2010
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will hold a biology seminar titled "Adoptive Immunotherapy for CD70-Positive Malignancies Using Genetically Modified T Cells" at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, in Mead Auditorium in the West
  • October 8, 2010
    ISRAELI ETHNIC ENSEMBLE PERFORMS AT NMU
    "The Israeli Ethnic Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in Forest Roberts Theatre as part of the International Performing Arts Series."
  • October 8, 2010
    ANIMAL PLANET'S JEFF CORWIN COMING TO NMU
    "Animal Planet host Jeff Corwin will give a presentation complete with live animals and reptiles at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in NMU’s Vandament Arena. "
  • October 8, 2010
    POET VISITS NMU
    "Poet Catie Rosemurgy will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 in the University Center."
  • October 6, 2010
    YOUR HEALTH PUBLIC LECTURE AT NMU
    "The 2010-11 Your Health public lecture series will kick off with a presentation titled "How Heart Attacks and Strokes Occur.""
  • October 6, 2010
    GERMAN AUTHOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Bestselling German author Susanne SchŠdlich will present "Betrayal in Berlin: A Story of East and West" at NMU on Wednesday, Oct. 13."
  • October 6, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS MCCORMICK TRACT HIKE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a hiking trip up the McCormick tract at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. "
  • October 5, 2010
    ORGANIST PERFORMS AT NMU
    "Organist Igor Kriz will perform "Bach Before Dinner" at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, in NMU’s Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 5, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS HEALTH CARE REFORM CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free class on the history of health care reform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in room the Superior Dome’s room B-101. "
  • October 4, 2010
    FOREIGN AFFAIRS EXPERT BACEVICH SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Nationally known foreign affairs and military expert Andrew Bacevich will speak at NMU about the unprecedented political, military and economic crises facing our country."
  • October 4, 2010
    NMU HOSTS REGIONAL MATH CONFERENCE
    "NMU will host the Mathematical Association of America’s Upper Peninsula Regional Fall Conference on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 8-9)."
  • October 4, 2010
    DEVOS ART EXHIBIT OPENS FRIDAY
    "The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will host Friday evening activities for the opening of the new exhibit "A Unicorn Basking in the Light of Three Glowing Suns.""
  • October 4, 2010
    ELECTRICAL LINE TECHNICIAN OPEN HOUSE OCT. 7
    "An open house for the electrical line technician program offered jointly by the Midwest Skills Development Center (MSDC) and NMU is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 7."
  • September 29, 2010
    CLASS ON CCC CAMPS OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a class on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, in the Superior Dome’s room C108. "
  • September 29, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS CLASS ON THERAPEUTIC RIDING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class on a therapeutic horse riding program at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Willow Farms. "
  • September 29, 2010
    NCLL TOURS REPUBLIC WETLANDS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will tour the Republic Wetlands Preserve at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8. "
  • September 27, 2010
    GIFT SUPPORTS NMU PEDIATRIC CARE SIMULATION ROOM
    "A new pediatric care simulation room at NMU will enhance training for nursing students and mark another step toward the broader goal of establishing a regional Smart Hospital¨. "
  • September 27, 2010
    NMU HOSTS TALK ON MIDEAST PEACE PROSPECTS
    "Jeff Helsing and Peter Weinberger of the United States Institute of Peace will give a free presentation titled "Prospects for Peace Between Palestinians and Israelis: Improving or Declining?" at Northern Michigan Universi
  • September 27, 2010
    FRENCH TRIVIA CONTEST AT NMU
    "The French program in NMU’s department of modern languages and literatures is sponsoring a trivia contest open to the campus and local communities."
  • September 27, 2010
    NMU PROF DISCUSSES ETHICAL ANIMAL RESEARCH
    "Adam Prus, a NMU psychology professor, will present "Regulating the Ethical Conduct of Animal Research" as part of the Psychology Colloquium Series."
  • September 24, 2010
    NMU BOARD APPROVES BUDGET
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved an operating budget for the current fiscal year. It is $105.7 million, up $2.2 million or 2.1 percent from the previous year."
  • September 23, 2010
    NMU HOMECOMING PARADE RESCHEDULED
    "Because of heavy rain and strong winds predicted for Friday, NMU’s Homecoming parade has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25."
  • September 17, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS CONSERVATION EASEMENTS CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a class on the U.P. Land Conservancy and conservation easements at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in Cohodas Hall room 416 at NMU. "
  • September 16, 2010
    NCLL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will celebrate its 15th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. "
  • September 16, 2010
    NCLL TOURS WESTERN U.P. LANDMARKS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a tour called "Western U.P. Landmarks, Waterfalls and Color" on Thursday, Sept. 30. "
  • September 15, 2010
    NMU TO HOST COLLEGE FAIR
    "NMU will host a College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in C.B. Hedgcock. "
  • September 10, 2010
    U.P. INDIAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE MONDAY
    " The 14th annual Upper Peninsula Indian Education Conference will be held at NMU from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in the University Center."
  • September 10, 2010
    NCLL SPONSORS HERITAGE TRAIL HIKE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a hiking trip to the newest paved section of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail on Tuesday, Sept. 21."
  • September 9, 2010
    KILTINENS ESTABLISH ENDOWMENT
    " Retired NMU professor John Kiltinen and his wife, Pauline, recently established the Kiltinen Mathematics and Computer Science Idea Endowment with a $100,000 pledge."
  • September 9, 2010
    NMU PHYSICS PRESENTS 'ICECUBE PROJECT' PROGRAM
    "A presentation titled "The IceCube Project: A New View of the Universe from the South Pole" will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in NMU’s West Science Building room 2904. "
  • September 9, 2010
    NCLL PRESENTS TALK ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Living will sponsor a presentation titled "Prescription Drug Abuse in our County" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the NMU Superior Dome, room C-108. "
  • September 8, 2010
    NMU PRELIMINARY ENROLLMENT ANNOUNCED
    " NMU’s 10th day enrollment report shows a total headcount of 9,273, an increase of 15 students or 0.2 percent over last fall’s preliminary figure. "
  • September 7, 2010
    VIOLIN CONCERT OPENS NMU MUSIC SEASON
    "The NMU music department will present its opening concert of the academic year at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • September 7, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS PROGRAM ON THE HOMELESS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a free class on the homeless in the Marquette area called "Room at the Inn.""
  • September 3, 2010
    STEP AFRIKA PERFORMS AT NMU
    "Step Afrika, the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, in NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre."
  • September 3, 2010
    UNITED CONFERENCE AT NMU SEPT. 12-16
    " Entertainment and thought-provoking presentations will highlight the Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference Sept. 12-16 at NMU."
  • September 2, 2010
    HAAPALA EXHIBIT EVENTS ANNOUNCED
    " Special events related to an exhibit of works by Alger County resident Niel Haapala will be held Sept. 10-11 at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum."
  • September 2, 2010
    FRENCH CONVERSATION TABLE CONVENES
    "NMU’s French program will hold a conversation group or "La Table Franaise" from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, in the Learning Resources Center room 111i. "
  • September 2, 2010
    GERMAN CONVERSATION TABLE OFFERED
    "NMU’s German Club will host a German conversation table, or Stammtisch, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront & Co. "
  • August 30, 2010
    UP FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL AT NMU
    "The third annual Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11, at NMU."
  • August 25, 2010
    SECOND ANNUAL PEOPLE'S LAW SCHOOL AT NMU
    "An eight-week program analyzing Michigan’s legal system and outlining the rights and responsibilities of citizens will be held this fall at NMU. "
  • August 25, 2010
    NMU'S HUNT HALL EARNS LEED SILVER
    "Another NMU residence hall renovation has achieved sustainability benchmarks set by the U.S. Green Building Council."
  • August 20, 2010
    GRANHOLM APPEARS ON 'MEDIA MEET'
    "Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will appear this weekend on WNMU-TV's ""Media Meet"" public affairs program. She was interviewed Thursday for an episode that will air at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22. "
  • August 18, 2010
    WONG DELIVERS SEVENTH FALL CONVOCATION
    "In his seventh fall convocation, NMU President Les Wong continued to stress the need for change at the university, despite swirling uncertainty at the state level regarding the economy and the implications of a new governor and o
  • August 16, 2010
    CLOSING RECEPTION FOR SHIRAS EXHIBIT
    "The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host a closing reception for the exhibition "George Shiras III: Hunting for Wildlife with Camera and Flashlight" at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20."
  • August 16, 2010
    CLOSING RECEPTION FOR SHIRAS EXHIBIT
    "The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host a closing reception for the exhibition "George Shiras III: Hunting for Wildlife with Camera and Flashlight" at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20."
  • August 4, 2010
    NMU UNION RATIFIES CONTRACT
    "NMU’s administrative/professional union, UAW Local 2178, has ratified a new three-year contract by an 89-22 vote. The union is composed of about 180 members. Its previous contract expired Oct. 1, 2009."
  • July 30, 2010
    NCLL SPONSORS MENOMINEE COUNTY TOUR
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will go on a tour called "Wicker, Wildlife and a View" from 8 a.m. to about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26. "
  • July 30, 2010
    NCLL TROLLEY TOUR AUG. 18
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a class called "Trolley Among Our Native Trees" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, along Marquette’s Lower Harbor. "
  • July 30, 2010
    NCLL TOURS HISTORIC MINES
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a walking tour of the 1864 Negaunee Jackson Mine and 1970 Jackson Old Towne at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12. "
  • July 29, 2010
    FOREST ROBERTS THEATRE SEASON PREVIEW
    "The 2010-11 season at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre will offer a French farce, a Steinbeck classic, a movie-based musical and a journey to Neverland. "
  • July 22, 2010
    NCLL TOURS MINES
    "Northern Center for Lifelong Learning members will tour the Empire Mine Open Pit and the Tilden Mine Pellet Plant at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4. "
  • July 21, 2010
    PERFORMING ARTS SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED
    "The 2010-11 International Performing Arts Series at NMU will feature New Orleans jazz/funk, a musical mosaic of Israel, folk variations from Finland, Argentina and Quebec, and a modern jazz trumpeter."
  • July 19, 2010
    TWO FORMER NMU TRUSTEES HONORED
    "Samuel Benedict of Rapid River and Mary Lukens of Ann Arbor were each granted trustee emeritus status and honored at a recent meeting of the NMU Board of Trustees. "
  • July 13, 2010
    NCLL PLANS FALL CURRICULUM
    "MARQUETTTE, Mich.The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a fall curriculum planning session at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 22, in 404A Cohodas Hall at NMU. "
  • July 9, 2010
    NMU BOARD SETS TUITION
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved 2010-11 tuition and fees, along with a $1.1 million increase in financial aid."
  • July 2, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS CLASS ON CONDO PLANTINGS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a free class on the plantings along the Lower Harbor condominiums, at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 15. "
  • July 2, 2010
    NCLL TOURS POWDER MILL AREA
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a tour of the Powder Mill area by the Dead River at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 13. "
  • June 30, 2010
    AUTHOR NICHOLS READS AT NMU
    "Peter Nichols, one of this summer’s visiting professors in the NMU English department, will read from his works at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, in the Charcoal Room of the University Center."
  • June 21, 2010
    MARQUETTE AAUW HONORS BECK
    "The Marquette branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently presented the 2010 Martha Griffiths award to Jaclyn Beck, who graduated from NMU in May with a bachelor’s degree in
  • June 18, 2010
    STATEWIDE MERIT NETWORK HONORS MAKI
    "Dave Maki, the chief technology officer at NMU, received Merit Network’s Award for Innovation in Networking and Information Technology."
  • June 18, 2010
    WHALEN RECEIVES NEH GRANT
    "Robert Whalen, an English professor at NMU, and collaborator Christopher Hodgkins of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, have received a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Edit"
  • June 17, 2010
    NOVELIST ROSNER GIVES READING AT NMU
    "Novelist Elizabeth Rosner, one of this summer’s visiting professors in the NMU English department, will be reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, in the Brule Room at the University Center."
  • June 17, 2010
    NMU STUDENT HELPS TO REESTABLISH LAKE STURGEON
    "Emily Dandron, a NMU student from Montague, is spending her summer helping to reestablish self-sustaining populations of lake sturgeon in the Cedar and Whitefish Rivers in the Upper Peninsula."
  • May 21, 2010
    NMU STUDENT GETS DISNEY INTERNSHIP
    " Keenan Quinlevan of Mequon, Wis., was recently selected for a summer internship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla."
  • May 21, 2010
    NMU STUDENT GETS NFL INTERNSHIP
    "Daniel Stam, a NMU athletic training major from Negaunee, was recently accepted for an internship with the Arizona Cardinals NFL franchise."
  • May 19, 2010
    NMU STUDENTS COMMISSIONED
    "The Wildcat Battalion of NMU recently commissioned four NMU graduates as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army All-Volunteer Force. "
  • May 13, 2010
    STUDENTS ACCEPTED INTO LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
    "Fifty-six NMU students have been selected to participate in the nationally recognized Student Leadership Fellowship Program (SLFP), beginning with the fall 2010 semester. "
  • May 13, 2010
    NMU EMPLOYEES HONORED
    "Seven NMU staff members received the 2010 Excellence in Service Award at a recent employee recognition lunch. "
  • May 10, 2010
    NCLL PRESENTS MODERN BLACKSMITH CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a class titled "Short History/Overview of the Modern Blacksmith" on Wednesday, May 19. "
  • May 7, 2010
    SHIRAS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT OPENS MAY 19
    " A photography exhibition titled "George Shiras III: Hunting Wildlife with Camera and Flashlight" will open May 19 at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center gallery in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU."
  • April 30, 2010
    NMU DISTINGUISHED FACULTY ANNOUNCED
    "NMU’s 2010 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipients are Larry Pagel of the College of Business and Eileen Smit from the School of Nursing."
  • April 28, 2010
    NMU STUDENT RECEIVES TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
    "NMU student Gary Herschell, a senior from Sault Ste Marie, Mich., is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship from the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society. "
  • April 22, 2010
    NMU STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER NAMED
    "Brenton Fitzpatrick of Boyne City, Mich., will be the student speaker at NMU’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 1, in the Superior Dome. "
  • April 21, 2010
    PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT RECEPTION AND PROGRAM AT NMU
    " The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host a reception and program for its current photography exhibit titled "People, Place and Time: Michigan’s Copper Country Through the Lens of J.W. Nara" on Friday, April 30,
  • April 16, 2010
    NMU HOLDS STUDENT DANCE SHOW
    "NMU students will present a dance show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 23, in the PEIF’s Dance Studio, room 130."
  • April 16, 2010
    DEER POPULATION TALK AT NMU
    "The joint effects of black bears, wolves and hunters on the deer population dynamics in Wisconsin will be the subject of the next biology seminar at NMU."
  • April 16, 2010
    NCLL HOSTS COMPUTER SECURITY PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled ""Computer Security: How to Protect Your Computer"" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, in the Superior Dome's room 101B."
  • April 16, 2010
    PRUSI TO SPEAK AT NMU COMMENCEMENT
    " Sen. Mike Prusi will speak at NMU’s spring commencement and receive an honorary doctor of public service degree. The ceremony is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 1, in the Superior Dome. "
  • April 15, 2010
    NOVELIST TO GIVE READING
    "Novelist Jeff VandeZande will give a free reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette. "
  • April 12, 2010
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR ON AQUATIC ANIMAL TRADE
    "International biologist Roger Uglow will speak on aquatic animal trade at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 and 4 p.m. Friday, April 16, in NMU’s Mead Auditorium."
  • April 12, 2010
    CEREBRAL PALSY LECTURE
    "The final presentation of the 2009-10 Your Health Lecture Series will feature a discussion on cerebral palsy at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in NMU’s Jamrich Hall, room 103."
  • April 8, 2010
    ‘A DINNER IN WONDERLAND’ FUNDRAISER
    "NMU’s hospitality management program will hold a scholarship fundraiser dinner, titled "Dinner in Wonderland" Friday, April 16 at the Jacobetti Center."
  • April 8, 2010
    NMU GRADUATE STUDENT WEEK
    "NMU’s Graduate Student Association is sponsoring a number of events in recognition of graduate student week that will take place from Monday-Friday, April 12-16."
  • April 2, 2010
    SENIOR ART EXHIBITION AT NMU
    "NMU’s graduating art and design students will showcase their final work in a senior exhibition at the DeVos Art Museum."
  • April 2, 2010
    Tocqueville Presentation at NMU
    "The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU will open a new speaker series with a presentation titled "Alexis de Tocqueville in the U.P.?: Democracy in America and Tocqueville’s Trip through Michiga
  • April 2, 2010
    'WAITING ON A TRAIN' PRESENTATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Waiting on a Train" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B. "
  • April 2, 2010
    NCLL PRESENTS HEALTHY LIVING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Five Essentials of Healthy Living" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B. "
  • April 2, 2010
    NCLL TOURS NMU ART FACILITIES
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will tour NMU’s Art and Design building and DeVos Art Museum at 10 a.m. Friday, April 16. "
  • April 2, 2010
    TED NUGENT SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Ted Nugent will give a presentation titled "Kill It and Grill It" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at NMU’s Berry Events Center. "
  • April 1, 2010
    ONE BOOK 2010 PICK ANNOUNCED
    " The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell’s debut novel about first contact with an extraterrestrial civilization, is the 2010 selection for Marquette County’s One Book, One Community program. "
  • March 31, 2010
    SHAMISEN MASTER PERFORMS IN MARQUETTE
    "The Japanese shamisen master, Agatsuma, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at Kaufman Auditorium as part of the NMU International Performing Arts Series. "
  • March 30, 2010
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "A biology seminar title "Male Fertility Outcomes and Environmental Chemical Exposures" will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in NMU’s Mead Auditorium."
  • March 30, 2010
    BALLARD ADDRESSES MICHIGAN TAX REFORM ISSUES
    "Charles Ballard, a leading authority on Michigan’s fiscal challenges, will present a forum on tax reform and revenue issues confronting the state. The event is scheduled at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, in 105 Jamrich Hall at Northern Michigan Universit
  • March 29, 2010
    FREE ONE-ACT OPERA AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present an original one-act chamber opera by professor Robert Engelhart titled "The Lion, the Slave and the Rodent." "
  • March 29, 2010
    PHOTOGRAPHY TALK AT NMU APRIL 9
    "In conjunction with the "Mostly Michigan" photography exhibit at the DeVos Art Museum, NMU professor Christine Flavin will give a talk on the history of social documentary photography."
  • March 25, 2010
    SEXUAL VIOLENCE ADDRESSED
    " Josh Phillips, who walked from Miami to Boston to raise awareness of sexual violence and encourage men to take a stand, will speak at NMU."
  • March 15, 2010
    INTERNATIONAL FOOD FEST AT NMU
    "The International Food Fest at NMU will offer a rare opportunity to sample cuisine from more than 20 countries."
  • March 12, 2010
    HARP RECITAL AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present a harp recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • March 12, 2010
    TURKISH SCHOLAR TALKS DEVELOPMENT AT NMU
    " Sedat Aybar, a Turkish scholar of economics and politics, will present "The Political Economy of Development: A Case of Turkey and Its Transition from Periphery to the Centre.""
  • March 11, 2010
    WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH PRESENTATIONS ANNOUNCED
    " A series of diverse presentations will highlight NMU’s celebration of Women's History Month. The topics include a historical look at Ishpeming factory workers, reflections of a world-renowned ceramic
  • March 11, 2010
    NMU RANKS IN TOP 50 IN GAME DESIGN
    "NMU has one of the "Top 50 Undergraduate Game Design Programs," according to a first-of-its-kind ranking by The Princeton Review, an education services and test preparation company, and GamePro ma
  • March 11, 2010
    NMU ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMED
    " The Higher Learning Commission has formally announced that NMU’s accreditation through the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) has been reaffirmed."
  • March 11, 2010
    "NMU RECITAL, CONCERT ON TAP"
    "NMU music professor Mark Flaherty will be featured as a performer and director in two upcoming concerts. Both are free and open to the public. "
  • March 11, 2010
    WORKSHOP ADDRESSES GENDER DISPARITY IN POLITICS
    NMU is one of 10 colleges from across the nation and Jamaica that will address the gender discrepancy in politics by hosting a Campaign College: Women to Win conference. The program teaches women how to run successful campaigns an
  • March 8, 2010
    SONGBIRD TALK AT NMU
    "Memory in songbirds, from learning and producing songs to locating food sites in complex environments, will be discussed during a colloquium at NMU."
  • March 5, 2010
    FRENCH BAKING SEMINAR AT NMU
    "A free seminar on French baking titled "Breakfast in Paris: Croissants and Other Breakfast Pastries" will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in NMU’s Whitman Hall commons."
  • March 5, 2010
    COMEDY PRESENTATION AT NMU
    " Christian Lander, best-selling author of Stuff White People Like, and Elon James White, writer and host of the satirical Web series This Week in Blackness, will make a joint comedy appearance at NMU."
  • March 4, 2010
    NMU POW WOW MARCH 13
    "The 18th annual ""Learning to Walk Together"" traditional pow wow will be held on Saturday, March 13, at NMU's Vandament Arena."
  • February 18, 2010
    NMU JAZZ BAND CONCERT
    "There will be a free jazz concert featuring the NMU Jazz Band and Michigan Tech University Jazz Lab Band at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Reynolds Recital Hall on the NMU campus."
  • February 18, 2010
    OPENING RECEPTION FOR NEW DEVOS EXHIBIT
    "There will be an artist’s talk and opening reception for the new art exhibit, "Hirokazu Fukawa: A Thought at the Edge of the Continent: Manchuria to Siberia 1942-1947," at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26 at NMU’s DeV
  • February 17, 2010
    NCLL PRESENTS 10th MOUNTAIN DIVISION PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a lecture on the 10th Mountain Division during WWII at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, in room C108 of the Superior Dome. "
  • February 17, 2010
    'BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE' TALK AT NMU
    "The NMU College of Business will host a free presentation titled "Business Intelligence" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the Charcoal Room of the University Center."
  • February 17, 2010
    NMU CHOIRS PERFORM
    "Three NMU vocal groups will perform in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • February 12, 2010
    NCLL HOSTS PLANNING MEETING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a meeting to plan the spring curriculum at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in 404A Cohodas Halls at NMU. "
  • February 12, 2010
    LUBIG RECEIVES STATE AWARD
    "Joseph Lubig, an education professor at NMU, has received Michigan Campus Compact’s highest honor: the annual Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award."
  • February 12, 2010
    NMU COMPETES IN GIFT OF LIFE CHALLENGE
    "NMU is one of 16 state colleges and universities participating in the seventh annual Gift of Life Campus Challenge through Thursday, Feb. 25. "
  • February 12, 2010
    INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE EXPERT VISITS NMU
    "S. Neyooxet Greymorning, a professor of anthropology and Native American studies at the University of Montana-Missoula, will give a free public presentation while visiting NMU to lead an indigenous lan"
  • February 12, 2010
    KALEVALA DAY AT U.P. HERITAGE CENTER
    "As part of the ongoing exhibit "Stories from the Woods," the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU is holding a free family day event to celebrate Kalevala Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27."
  • February 12, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS PROGRAM ON LIVING IN GREECE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a presentation titled "Living AbroadGreece" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome."
  • February 12, 2010
    OPEN SKATE OFFERED DURING WINTERFEST
    "NMU’s 2010 WinterFest celebration will include a free open skate from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Berry Events Center."
  • February 8, 2010
    SOCIAL WORK IN CHINA DISCUSSED
    "The next presentation in the International Visiting Scholar Series at NMU is titled "The Emergence of Social Work in China.""
  • February 1, 2010
    NMU HOSTS SUMMER JOB FAIR
    "NMU will host its 10th annual summer employment job fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Great Lakes rooms of the University Center. "
  • February 1, 2010
    NCLL SCANDINAVIAN DINNER AT NMU
    "The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will sponsor a dinner of Scandinavian cuisine at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Chez Nous restaurant located in the Jacobetti Center at NMU. "
  • February 1, 2010
    NMU HOSTS COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY
    "NMU will host College Goal Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, in the Ontario and Michigan rooms of the University Center."
  • January 29, 2010
    DEVOS MUSEUM HOSTS TALK ON HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
    "In conjunction with the "Mostly Michigan" photography exhibition at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum, Marquette-based photographer Jack Deo will give a free public lecture about his experiences collec
  • January 28, 2010
    NMU PRESENTS MUSICAL 'RENT'
    "NMU will present the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning rock musical Rent Tuesday, Feb. 16 through Saturday, Feb. 20. "
  • January 22, 2010
    MEXICO AND WHALE WATCHING PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation titled "Mexico and Whale Watching" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Superior Dome, room 101-B. "
  • January 22, 2010
    NCLL SPONSORS 'ANATOMY OF A WATERCOLOR'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a demonstration on the techniques used in watercolor painting at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in 404 Cohodas Hall. "
  • January 22, 2010
    FRENCH CONVERSATION TABLE OPEN TO COMMUNITY
    "NMU’s French program will hold a conversation group, or "La Table Franaise," from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays in room 111i of the Learning Resources Center at NMU. "
  • January 21, 2010
    NCLL PRESENTS 'BEAUTY BEYOND OAK'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a tour of North Oak Manufacturing from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. "
  • January 21, 2010
    "NCLL OFFERS TEAL LAKE SKIING, SNOWSHOEING"
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a guided tour of Teal Lake’s snow trail, where participants can ski and snowshoe at their leisure."
  • January 21, 2010
    NMU HOSTS TALK ON WOMEN AND OBESITY
    ""Women, Obesity and the Therapeutic Effect of Diet" will be the next free presentation in the Your Health public lecture series at NMU."
  • January 21, 2010
    LOUKINEN FILM RETROSPECTIVE PLANNED AT NMU
    "NMU will celebrate the 30-year filmmaking career of sociology professor Michael Loukinen with a retrospective featuring six of his finest documentaries."
  • January 18, 2010
    PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM FRIDAY
    ""Sex on the Brain: Neural Feminization, Masculinization and Those That Go Both Ways" is the next presentation in the NMU psychology department’s colloquium series."
  • January 18, 2010
    NCLL HOSTS ETHNIC DINNER
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present an ethnic dinner featuring the cuisine of East India on Thursday, Feb. 10."
  • January 11, 2010
    "NMU ANNOUNCES ""MOUSETRAP"" AUDITIONS"
    " Auditions for NMU’s production of The Mousetrap will be held at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 15-16, with callbacks at noon on Sunday."
  • January 3, 2010
    NCLL OFFERS WOODWORKING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Woodworkers Rally, Session III and IV" from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays, Jan. 17-Feb. 21 and March 7-April 1."
  • December 23, 2009
    WINTER BOTANY PROGRAM OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called "The Botany of Wintertime" from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. "
  • December 23, 2009
    NCLL WINTER KICKOFF JAN. 10
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a Winter Kickoff from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, in the Peter White Public Library’s community room. "
  • December 23, 2009
    EXPLORITAS EXPLORED BY NCLL
    "Exploritas, the new name for Elderhostel, will be the topic of an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program."
  • December 18, 2009
    NMU ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY HOURS
    " Most NMU offices will be closed Dec. 24-Jan. 1 and will resume their normal operating schedules on Monday, Jan. 4. "
  • December 11, 2009
    NMU BOARD APPROVES TUITION CREDIT
    "NMU will offer a tuition credit to resident undergraduate students with the $1.3 million in stimulus funds the university is scheduled to receive through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2"
  • December 3, 2009
    NMU PROF WRITES BOOK ABOUT PASSENGER TRAINS
    " James McCommons spent a one-year sabbatical riding the rails across much of the Amtrak system to research his new book, Waiting on a Train: The Embattled Future of Passenger Rail Service."
  • November 30, 2009
    LAKE EFFECT SHOW CHOIR PERFORMS
    "NMU's Lake Effect Show Choir will present a concert titled ""Sing, Dance and Celebrate the Season"" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 24, 2009
    JAZZ COMBO CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present a free student/faculty jazz combo concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • November 24, 2009
    NMU PICTURED ROCKS RESEARCH COMPLETED
    "Researchers from the NMU geography department recently completed a three-year project at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore that uncovered 23 new archaeological sites and reconstructed the Nipissing sho"
  • November 24, 2009
    NMU ORCHESTRA CONCERT DEC. 2
    "The NMU Orchestra, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • November 23, 2009
    HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR IS NMU COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "Erna Blitzer Gorman triumphed over her traumatic childhood as a Holocaust survivor and now shares her experiences and message of tolerance with worldwide audiences. The Bloomfield Hills resident will deliver the keynote addres"
  • November 23, 2009
    PERCUSSION PERFORMANCE AT NMU NOV. 30
    "A percussion studio performance sponsored by the NMU music department will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, at Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 23, 2009
    POLICE ACADEMY ORIENTATION SET
    "The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an orientation meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in room 132 of the Jacobetti Center."
  • November 13, 2009
    NMU JAZZ BAND PERFORMS
    "The NMU jazz band and combo, under the direction of Mark Flaherty, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 6, 2009
    POETRY READING NOV. 13
    "Yale Younger Poets winner Arda Collins will give a free reading at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse. "
  • November 6, 2009
    NMU BOARD APPROVES FACULTY CONTRACT
    "The NMU Board of Trustees this afternoon approved the new three-year contract ratified by the university’s largest faculty union."
  • November 6, 2009
    NMU HOLDS PASSPORT DAY
    "NMU will hold a Passport Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the lower level of the Learning Resources Center."
  • November 5, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS HOLD FUNDRAISER FOR ST. JUDE
    "NMU students are coordinating the local Up ‘Til Dawn letter-writing campaign, which raises funds for pediatric cancer research at St. Jude Children’s Hospital."
  • November 5, 2009
    BAYE KOUYATE TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "Acclaimed African talking drum master Baye KouyatŽ will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at NMU."
  • November 4, 2009
    NMU FACULTY UNION RATIFIES CONTRACT
    "The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) union at NMU has voted to ratify a new three-year contract. The final outcome of today’s vote was 179-55 in favor of the proposal, with one abs
  • November 3, 2009
    "WORLD CUP GETS NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE"
    " Shortly, more than 200 of the world’s best short track speedskaters from 34 nations return to Marquette to compete in the final International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup before the Olympic Winter Games."
  • November 2, 2009
    BROKEN LIZARD COMING TO NMU
    "The comedy group Broken Lizard will perform at NMU at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in Vandament Arena. "
  • October 30, 2009
    'RENT' AUDITIONS AT NMU
    "Open auditions for NMU’s production of "Rent" will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 5-6, in Forest Roberts Theatre."
  • October 30, 2009
    PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR GIVES READING
    "Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler will read from his new novel, ""Hell,"" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Women's Federated Clubhouse in Marquette."
  • October 29, 2009
    "FILMMAKER SCREENS, DISCUSSES WORK AT NMU"
    "A documentary filmmaker from India will visit NMU to show his award-winning feature about the stigma of HIV in India and lead a discussion about being a socially engaged filmmaker in Bollywood."
  • October 23, 2009
    NMU RESIDENCE HALL TRICK OR TREATING CANCELED
    The Halloween trick-or-treating event held annually in the NMU residence halls has been canceled as a precautionary measure to prevent the possible spread of the seasonal or H1N1 flu virus.
  • October 23, 2009
    HALLOWEEN HAUNTED THEATRE AT NMU
    "For the first time, NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre is being converted into a Haunted Theatre for the public to enjoy for Halloween. "
  • October 23, 2009
    NMU MUSIC PRESENTS VOCAL CONCERT
    "NMU’s vocal students will put on a performance titled "I Have a Song to Sing" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • October 22, 2009
    COLLABORATION REVIVES FREE WALKING IN DOME
    "Marquette County residents have a new opportunity to enjoy free fitness walking in the Superior Dome, thanks to a collaboration announced today between NMU, Marquette General Health System and Blue Cro"
  • October 15, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS HISTORIC NEGAUNEE TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a tour of Negaunee’s historic Old Town and the Jackson Mine at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. "
  • October 15, 2009
    LEMON RUN RAISES MONEY FOR CANCER
    "The NMU student chapter of Alex’s Lemonade Stand will hold "The Lemon Run" to raise funds for pediatric cancer research."
  • October 12, 2009
    ELECTRICAL LINE TECHNICIAN OPEN HOUSE OCT. 22
    "An open house for the electrical line technician program offered jointly by the Midwest Skills Development Center (MSDC) and NMU is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 22."
  • October 6, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS SLED DOG PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation on Dr. Tim Hunt’s experiences as both the local veterinarian at the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races and as a competitor in the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog R
  • October 6, 2009
    NCLL EXPLORES SPEEDSKATING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor an opportunity to watch a practice session for U.S. Olympic Education Center speedskaters and hear a presentation from the coach and available skaters."
  • October 5, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS SLED DOG PRESENTATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation on Dr. Tim Hunt’s experiences as both the local veterinarian at the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races and as a competitor in the 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog R
  • October 1, 2009
    AUTHOR TIM O'BRIEN COMING TO NMU
    "Author Tim O'Brien, whose The Things They Carried is this year’s One Book, One Community selection, will discuss his book and answer audience questions during a visit to NMU."
  • September 23, 2009
    NMU POLICE ACADEMY HOLDS INFORMATION SESSIONS
    "The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for prospective participants on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The session is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Center on Sugarloaf Avenue. "
  • September 23, 2009
    NMU HOSTS ANNUAL JOB FAIR AND CAREER EXPO
    "The 42nd Annual Fall Job Fair and Career Expo will be held at NMU on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The event runs from 1-4 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. "
  • September 23, 2009
    FRENCH TRIVIA CONTEST AT NMU
    "The French program at NMU’s department of modern languages and literatures invites the local community to participate in a chance to learn about France and win prizes. "
  • September 23, 2009
    RUN FOR SHELTER AT NMU
    "NMU’s Student Nurses’ Association is sponsoring a "Run for Shelter" event on Saturday, Oct. 3."
  • September 22, 2009
    MEMORIAL DEDICATION SET FOR NMU ALUMNUS KIP TAYLOR
    "Lt. Col. Kip Taylor, a NMU alumnus with Marquette ties who was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, will be memorialized with the dedication of a plaque on the NMU campus."
  • September 22, 2009
    JOSH GRACIN PERFORMS AT NMU OCT. 2
    "Country artist and former American Idol finalist Josh Gracin will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, in NMU’s Vandament Arena. "
  • September 18, 2009
    NATIVE AMERICAN CRAFTS PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will host a presentation on Native American crafts at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in room 165 of the Art and Design North building."
  • September 17, 2009
    JUNOON TO PERFORM IN MARQUETTE
    "Junoon, hailed as "the U2 of Pakistan" and "South Asia’s answer to Santana," will bring a rousing end to the UNITED Conference while simultaneously kicking off the NMU International Perfo
  • September 17, 2009
    NMU PROFESSOR PUBLISHES BOOK ON DETROIT FOUNDER
    "Antoine de Lamothe-Cadillac established a trading post at what would become the city of Detroit, was the namesake for the luxury automobile and served as one of the first governors of Louisiana. His early years are chronicled in a
  • September 16, 2009
    U.P. HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTED AT NMU
    "Fifteen presentations on Upper Peninsula topics will be featured at the ninth annual Sonderegger Symposium at NMU on Friday, Sept. 18. Presentations will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Buildin
  • September 16, 2009
    ‘STORIES FROM THE WOODS’ EXHIBIT OPENS AT NMU
    ""Stories from the Woods," a new exhibit on the storytelling traditions of the Upper Peninsula and the many folklorists who have studied these traditions, will open on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan
  • September 16, 2009
    NMU EVENT FOCUSES ON PUBLIC DEFENSE REFORM
    "Maureen Dimino, who directs the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ indigent defense reform efforts, will be the featured speaker at a NMU presentation titled "Our Constitutional Right to Counsel: Why Pub
  • September 16, 2009
    PANELISTS ADDRESS U.P. ROLE IN CHANGING MICHIGAN
    "A panel discussion titled "Changing Michigan: An Upper Peninsula Perspective" is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU. It is free and open to the public. "
  • September 15, 2009
    "ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY KICKOFF FRIDAY"
    "Marquette’s One Book, One Community program will host a kickoff event that ties into the 2009 featured selection, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien."
  • September 14, 2009
    GENDER IMPACT ON PERCEPTION DISCUSSED
    "A presentation titled "Sexual Attitudes and Perception of Gendered Sexual Roles from the Perspective of Urban South American Women" will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18, in NMU’s Gries Hall, room 167. "
  • September 9, 2009
    NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY TO HOST COLLEGE FAIR
    "NMU will host a College Fair on Monday, Sept. 14, at the Jacobetti Center. The program will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. and is open to all high school juniors, seniors and their parents. "
  • September 9, 2009
    MARQUETTE WATER FILTRATION PLANT TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a tour of the Marquette Water Filtration Plant from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 17. "
  • September 9, 2009
    NCLL CELEBRATES MICHIGAN STATE PARK ANNIVERSARY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is celebrating the 90th anniversary of Michigan State Parks with a van-escorted tour of two Upper Peninsula parks: Fayette State Park and Kitch-iti-kipi, or the Big Spring. "
  • September 9, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS WOODWORKER’S RALLY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present the first of two woodworking sessions from 8 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Oct. 19. "
  • September 9, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS FREE SUPPORT GROUP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a free support group called "When Life is Hard." "
  • September 9, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS FREE SUPPORT GROUP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a free support group called "When Life is Hard." "
  • September 8, 2009
    NMU ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY FALL ENROLLMENT
    "NMU’s 10th-day enrollment report shows a total headcount of 9,258, an increase of 128 studentsor 1.4 percentover last fall’s preliminary figure. "
  • September 2, 2009
    NMU AND MSU ANNOUNCE PROGRAM FOR PRE-MED STUDENTS
    " Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and NMU entered into an agreement today that provides a link between premedical students at NMU and MSU’s medical school. "
  • September 1, 2009
    SEABORG CENTER HOSTS ALGEBRA TEACHER TRAINING
    "NMU’s Seaborg Center is participating in the statewide "Algebra for All" initiative, which offers a free professional development opportunity for middle school and high school mathematics te
  • August 28, 2009
    WALLACE APPOINTED TO PUBLIC HEALTH ACCREDITATION BOARD
    "Harvey Wallace is among four new appointees to the board of directors for the Public Health Accreditation Board. The board will help PHAB in developing a successful national public health accreditation program. "
  • August 21, 2009
    NMU SELECTED FOR MCNAIR PROGRAM
    "NMU will receive a federal four-year grant worth $880,000 to help prepare students from disadvantaged backgrounds for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities."
  • August 20, 2009
    NMU LAUNCHES NEW WiMAX NETWORK
    "NMU deployed one of the largest active WiMAX networks in the country on the 10th anniversary of its campus-wide notebook computer program. "
  • August 19, 2009
    NMU PRESIDENT DELIVERS CONVOCATION
    "In his fall convocation, NMU President Les Wong said NMU must redefine its position in response to continuing shortfalls in state appropriations and demographic pressure on enrollment."
  • August 12, 2009
    PEOPLE’S LAW SCHOOL OFFERED AT NMU
    An eight-week program analyzing Michigan’s legal system and outlining the rights and responsibilities of state citizens will be held this fall at NMU.
  • August 11, 2009
    NCLL PRESENTS LAKENENLAND TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a tour of Lakenenland sculpture park from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20. The rain date is Tuesday, Aug. 25. "
  • August 7, 2009
    NMU’S DINING SERVICES STAFF WIN NATIONAL COMPETITIONS
    "Nathan Mileski, senior chef for NMU Dining Services, won first place in the 9th annual National Association of College and University Food Services culinary challenge in Milwaukee in July, while NMU Dining Services, as a unit, pi
  • July 22, 2009
    NCLL PRESENTS BASEBALL EVENT
    "Baseball fan Fred Margrif will share his collection of cards and other memorabilia, along with his experience at the Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp, for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program."
  • July 22, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS CARP RIVER GARDENS TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Carp River Gardensthe largest perennial garden in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsinfrom 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. "
  • July 10, 2009
    DEVOS MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS U.P. ARTISTS
    ""UP: FOCUS,"" an annual exhibition highlighting artists who live in or are heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula, is on display at the DeVos Art Museum at NMU. "
  • July 8, 2009
    NMU OFFERS CULINARY WORKSHOPS
    "NMU will offer two evening culinary workshops that are open to the public. Each is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. in room 212 of the Jacobetti Center. Soups and sauces will be held on Wednesday, July 22. A barbeque workshop will be held
  • July 1, 2009
    DEVOS MUSEUM HOSTS JULY 3 EVENTS
    "Two events will close out the North of the 45th exhibit at the DeVos Art Museum on Friday, July 3. The juried show features 68 artists from Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota who live north of the 45th parallel. "
  • July 1, 2009
    NMU CLOSED JULY 3
    "NMU will be closed on Friday, July 3, in advance of Independence Day."
  • June 30, 2009
    VERMICOMPOSTING WORKSHOP OFFERED
    A Northern Center for Lifelong Learning workshop will focus on vermicomposting: using worms to turn organic waste into high-quality compost.
  • June 30, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS BAY CLIFF TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will visit Bay Cliff Health Camp on Monday, July 13. The facility serves as a summer home for kids with physical disabilities."
  • June 24, 2009
    NMU PERMIT FOR COGENERATION PLANT VOIDED
    "NMU’s request to void the State of Michigan permit for its proposed cogeneration heating and steam plant has been granted by the Department of Environmental Quality. "
  • June 18, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS WASTEWATER TREATMENT TOUR
    "Tom Asmus, plant superintendent of the Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Plant, will lead a tour of the facility and give a presentation for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program. The event is scheduled on Thursday, June 25. "
  • June 15, 2009
    ANATOMY OF A MURDER FILM SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    "As part of the 50th anniversary of the filming of Anatomy of a Murder in Marquette County, NMU will host a filmmaking symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, June 29. The event will be held in Mead Auditorium, room 2701 in the We
  • June 15, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS WILD FOODS AND MEDICINAL PLANTS PROGRAM
    "Dandelion coffee, goosefoot pie, stinging nettle soup and buttered milkweed buds are among the nutritional options that will be discussed at the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning’s next program,"
  • June 8, 2009
    WNMU-TV COMPLETES SWITCH TO DIGITAL
    "WNMU-TV at NMU has completed the conversion to digital broadcasting ahead of the June 12 deadline required of all U.S. television stations. "
  • June 2, 2009
    COMMUNITY MENTORS NEEDED FOR NMU LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
    NMU’s nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) is seeking community leaders to serve as mentors. Citizens are paired with student participants during the first year of the two-year program.
  • May 29, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS VIEW OF PIPING PLOVERS IN GRAND MARAIS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a trip to Grand Marais to see piping plovers during their nesting season on Monday, June 8. Kathy Davis, an environmentalist and former biology teacher, will serve as the tour guide. "
  • May 29, 2009
    WNMU-TV TAKES ANALOG SIGNAL OFF THE AIR
    " WNMU-TV at NMU is no longer transmitting an analog signal on Channel 13. The station had to take the signal off the air to make changes to its antenna that will facilitate the required switch to digital br
  • May 22, 2009
    AUTHOR ANYA ACHTENBERG GIVES READING
    " Author and writing instructor Anya Achtenberg will give a reading at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette."
  • May 22, 2009
    NCLL SPONSORS SILVER LAKE DAM PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation and site tour related to the Silver Lake Dam rebuilding project from 12:30- 4 p.m. Thursday, June 4. "
  • May 21, 2009
    "ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY 2009 SELECTION ANNOUNCED"
    "The Things They Carried, author Tim O'Brien's fictional account of a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War, is the 2009 featured selection for the One Book, One Community program in Marquette County. "
  • May 13, 2009
    TIPS ON FINDING EXTENDED CARE OFFERED
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a free presentation on searching for the best extended care facility or nursing home.
  • May 12, 2009
    NMU BOARD PRESENTS STUDENT AWARDS
    The NMU Board of Trustees recently presented its 2009 Student Achievement Awards recognizing significant contributions to the quality of life at NMU through extracurricular involvement or work in a university department.
  • May 2, 2009
    STUPAK ADDRESSES NMU GRADS
    "U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak was the keynote speaker today at NMU’s spring commencement. He also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. "
  • May 1, 2009
    "NMU BOARD ADOPTS HOUSING, DINING RATES"
    "NMU Board of Trustees today approved housing and dining rates for the 2009-10 academic year. The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the "constant meal pass" option will be $7,646, an increase of $204. "
  • April 29, 2009
    NMU HOSTS BIOLOGY SEMINAR ON POLAR WATERS
    "Michael Lizotte, director of the aquatic research laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, will present "Polar Oceans, Ice and Lakes as Simple Model Systems for Microbial Ecology" at NMU. "
  • April 28, 2009
    LAMPI NAMED NMU STUDENT SPEAKER
    "Jodi Lampi of Ishpeming, Mich., will be the student speaker at NMU’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 2, at the Superior Dome."
  • April 23, 2009
    NMU DISTINGUISHED FACULTY ANNOUNCED
    "The 2009 Distinguished Faculty Award recipients at NMU are Tawni Ferrarini from the economics department, Jill Leonard from biology and Jaspal Singh from English."
  • April 22, 2009
    STUPAK NAMED NMU COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 2. He will also receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. "
  • April 20, 2009
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘ENERGY SAVINGS AT HOME’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a free presentation called "Weatherization: How to Achieve Energy Savings at Home" at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Northern Options in Marquette. "
  • April 20, 2009
    WHEN LIFE IS HARD GROUP MEETS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a free support group called "When Life is Hard." It will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 28, and on the fourth Tuesday of each month at First Presbyterian Church in Marquette. "
  • April 20, 2009
    CIRCUMNAVIGATING IRELAND BY SEA KAYAK
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a seminar on one man’s 82-day adventure through Ireland at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • April 17, 2009
    USOC CONTINUES SUPPORT OF USOEC
    NMU has received confirmation that the United States Olympic Committee will continue its support of the United States Olympic Education Center for another year. The USOEC is located on the NMU campus.
  • April 15, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS PLACE IN 2009 MAB AWARDS
    "For the 17th year in a row, NMU students have been recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) in a statewide high school and college awards competition. "
  • April 14, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS AWARDED RESEARCH GRANTS
    "Four NMU students have been awarded the Charles C. Spooner Grant, which provides funds to students to allow them to pursue research and creative activities."
  • April 10, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS WIN BOOKSTORE PHOTO CONTEST
    "Three students received prizes from NMU Bookstore’s Spring Break Photo Contest. Students were asked to send in pictures sporting NMU gear in action while on spring break. "
  • April 6, 2009
    CLIMATE CHANGE RESEARCHER TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Alan Robock, a Rutgers University professor and global climate change researcher, will speak at NMU at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in West Science 2904."
  • April 6, 2009
    STUDENT DANCE PERFORMANCE AT NMU
    "NMU student dancers will perform "One World, Many Drums, Many Voices" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, and again at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18"
  • April 6, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL ‘HIT THE HILL’
    "NMU students Eric Lengas of Peshtigo, Wis., and Megan Shipp of Northbrook, Ill., joined a record number of athletic trainers from Michigan colleges and universities who participated in the National Athletic Training Association&r
  • April 3, 2009
    ‘A TASTE OF BROADWAY’ CABARET SHOW AT NMU
    "NMU’s Lake Effect show choir presents a cabaret-style concert, "A Taste of Broadway," at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, April 23, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. "
  • April 2, 2009
    NMU HOLDS ‘WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES’ EVENT
    "NMU will host a free presentation on sexual assault titled "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." The public is invited to attend this event, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, April 6, in the Brule Room of the University Cente
  • April 2, 2009
    HERITAGE CENTER HOSTS JEWRY EXHIBIT
    The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center is hosting a traveling exhibition titled "Uneasy Years: Michigan Jewry During Depression and War."
  • April 2, 2009
    MEXICAN BALLET FOLKLORICO TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The NMU International Performing Arts Series will present a performance by the Ballet Folklorico "Quetzalli" de Veracruz at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in Kaufman Auditorium."
  • April 2, 2009
    REGIONS OF FRANCE SHOWCASE AT NMU
    "Students enrolled in the French program at NMU will give community members an opportunity to experience French culture at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Whitman Hall commons. The event is free. "
  • March 27, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS BIRD FEEDING TIPS
    "−The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a seminar on the hobby of backyard bird feeding at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome. "
  • March 27, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS TOUR OF ARGONICS INC.
    "−The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided tour of local manufacturing firm Argonics Inc. at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 8."
  • March 24, 2009
    U.P. NATIVE TOM BISSELL GIVES READING
    "Author and journalist Tom Bissell will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette. The event is free and open to the public. "
  • March 24, 2009
    NMU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE PERFORMS
    "The NMU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of James Strain, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited. "
  • March 24, 2009
    TV IMPACT ON LITERACY DISCUSSED AT NMU
    "Amanda Rosenburg, a master’s degree candidate in the psychology department at NMU, will present "The Power to Read: An Evaluation of Multiple Viewings of the PBS Television Show, Super Why!, on Children’s Literac
  • March 24, 2009
    NMU PROFESSORS RECEIVE STATE AWARD
    "NMU professors Eileen Smit and Mary Jane Tremethick were recently honored at the Michigan Campus Compact/Michigan Community Service Commission Annual Service-Learning and Community Service Awards Ceremony i
  • March 20, 2009
    TRUMPET RECITAL AT NMU
    "NMU’s music department will present a faculty trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend this free event."
  • March 20, 2009
    NMU TO HOLD INDIGENOUS EARTH SUMMIT
    "NMU will host its second annual Indigenous Earth Summit on Monday, April 6, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center."
  • March 19, 2009
    INSURANCE INDUSTRY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The NMU College of Business will sponsor "Growth Opportunities in Difficult Times: The Insurance Industry in the U.S." at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Marquette Room of the University Center."
  • March 18, 2009
    INTERNATIONAL FOOD FEST AT NMU
    "International Food Fest 2009 at NMU will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at the Jacobetti Center"
  • March 18, 2009
    NEW ELECTRICAL POWER TECHNICIAN PROGRAM OFFERED
    "A new associate degree program will help regional utilities address a critical shortage of electrical power technicians needed to build and maintain the energy infrastructure. It will also enable graduates to work in a high-demand, profitable career that
  • March 16, 2009
    ‘HISTORY OF FRENCH BREADS’ AT NMU
    "A program on French bread baking will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU. The event is free and open to the public."
  • March 13, 2009
    NCLL PRESENTS HISTORY OF MARQUETTE COUNTY ROADS
    "−The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a free session on the history of roads connecting towns and mines in Marquette County, including highways and railroads."
  • March 12, 2009
    "NMU HOSTS TV, MUSIC EXECUTIVE FROM INDIA"
    " Sivaram Srikandath, director of programs for Manorama Vision in southern India, will present "Indian Telecommunications and Media: An Explosion of Opportunity in the Global Economy," as part of NMU&rsqu
  • March 6, 2009
    FRENCH TRIVIA CONTEST AT NMU
    " The French program in the department of modern languages and literatures at NMU is looking for individuals to participate in a trivia contest. "
  • March 6, 2009
    HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    " Theresa Flores, a survivor of human trafficking and sexual exploitation, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU."
  • March 5, 2009
    U.P. FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL AT NMU
    "The second Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will be held March 12-22 at NMU. It will include music, dancing, craft demonstrations, workshops, a folklore symposium and regional cuisine. "
  • March 5, 2009
    DATING DOCTOR VISITS NMU
    "David Coleman, a speaker known as the dating doctor or "America’s real-life Hitch," will give a presentation at NMU on Wednesday, March 11."
  • March 2, 2009
    NMU HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL POW WOW
    "NMU will hold its 17th annual "Learning to Walk Together" traditional Native American pow wow on Saturday, March 14, in Vandament Arena. Grand entry times are noon and 6 p.m. "
  • March 2, 2009
    CRUISIN’ TO ALASKA
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a digital presentation on cruising through Alaska.
  • March 2, 2009
    ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER GIVES TALK AT NMU
    "John Ganis, a photographer who has spent more than two decades visually documenting the environmental impact of overdevelopment and resource exploitation, will give a free public presentation at NMU."
  • February 25, 2009
    GOVERNOR APPOINTS THREE TO NMU BOARD
    "Gov. Jennifer Granholm has announced three appointments to the NMU Board of Trustees. NMU alumni Larry Inman of Williamsburg and Garnet Lewis of Freeland will be joined by Sook Wilkinson of Bloomfield Hills. "
  • February 12, 2009
    SUMMER JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "A Summer Employment Job Fair for NMU students and alumni will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. There is no charge to attend. "
  • February 11, 2009
    BIOLOGY PRESENTATION AT NMU
    NMU master’s degree candidate Jason Paul Aun will present a biology seminar titled "Analysis and Quantitation of the Cross Presentation of Tumor Antigens Using the HIV Protein Transactivation Regulatory Protein (TAT) to
  • February 9, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS BRIDGE CLASS
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a basic course in how to play the card game Bridge.
  • February 9, 2009
    NMU WINTERFEST FEATURES FREE SKATING EVENT
    "A free open skate will be held during NMU’s Winterfest. The theme of this year’s celebration, scheduled Feb. 15-21, is "Timbrr! Get Your Lumberjack On.""
  • February 6, 2009
    AWARD-WINNING WRITER GIVES FREE READING
    "Essayist and fiction writer Mary Clearman Blew will be reading at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette. The event is free and open to the public. "
  • February 3, 2009
    NOTHING BUT NETS FASHION SHOW FEB. 15
    "The NMU chapter of Nothing but Nets will hold its second annual "Nothing but Nets Fashion Show" at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Admission is by donation. "
  • February 3, 2009
    PRESENTATION ON ERASMUS DARWIN AT NMU
    "A free presentation titled "Erasmus Darwin: England’s Leonardo?" is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at NMU’s Whitman Hall."
  • February 3, 2009
    FINNISH-AMERICAN WEAVERS EXHIBIT AT NMU
    "A new exhibit titled "Rags, Rugs and Weavers: A Living Tradition" will be featured at NMU’s Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center Feb. 6 through March 23. "
  • January 29, 2009
    SNL’S SETH MEYERS COMING TO NMU
    "Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live is coming to NMU on Thursday, Feb. 19. He will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Vandament Arena."
  • January 28, 2009
    ‘COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY’ AT NMU
    "NMU will serve as a host site for "College Goal Sunday," a free statewide event that helps high school seniors and their parents understand higher education costs and the financial aid options available."
  • January 27, 2009
    NMU STUDENTS AWARDED GILMAN SCHOLARSHIPS
    "NMU students Jessica Cross of Oxford, Mich., and Nancy Kenok of Homewood, Ill., received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for study-abroad programs this semester. "
  • January 27, 2009
    WHALEN RECEIVES NEH FELLOWSHIP
    NMU English Professor Robert Whalen has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.
  • January 27, 2009
    CARNEGIE HONORS NMU FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    "NMU has been selected for the 2008 Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. NMU is one of 119 higher education institutions in the nation to earn the distinction. "
  • January 27, 2009
    LISA LING TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Lisa Ling, television correspondent and host of National Geographic’s Explorer, will present "Opening Minds and Hearts to the Issues Surrounding Us" at NMU."
  • January 27, 2009
    ADAM SOLOMON AND TIKISA TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "NMU’s International Performing Arts Series will present a concert by African Guitar Summit member Adam Solomon and his band, Tikisa, on Saturday, Feb. 7."
  • January 27, 2009
    DEVOS ART MUSEUM HOSTS VISITING ARTISTS
    "NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will sponsor two visiting artist presentations in February in conjunction with its "Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art" exhibition. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • January 23, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS WINTER CARNIVAL TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Living is sponsoring a tour from Marquette to the Annual Winter Carnival in Houghton on Thursday, Feb. 5."
  • January 23, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS NATIVE AMERICAN CUISINE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor an ethnic dinner featuring traditional Native American cuisine with a contemporary twist on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the NMU Jacobetti Center. "
  • January 23, 2009
    NMU LEADERSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS DUE FEB. 6
    "NMU’s Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) is now accepting applications for a new group of 50 or more student fellows to begin the program in the fall of 2009. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 6. "
  • January 23, 2009
    'INNOVATIONS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT' AT NMU
    "NMU’s department of political science and public administration will host a symposium titled "Innovations in Local Government Management" on Friday, Feb. 6."
  • January 14, 2009
    NCLL OFFERS WOODWORKERS RALLY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor "Woodworkers Rally Session III," an opportunity for beginning and advanced woodworkers to learn some skills and create a project of their own."
  • January 8, 2009
    ‘BEYOND GREEN’ EXHIBIT AT NMU
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will be the final stop for a touring exhibition titled "Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art."
  • December 23, 2008
    NCLL WINTER KICKOFF JAN. 4
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a free "Winter Kickoff and Goodies Relief" event from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, in the parlor at First Presbyterian Church in Marquette. "
  • December 23, 2008
    SENIOR SAFE DRIVING CLASS OFFERED
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an AARP Senior Safe Driving class on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 8 and 9."
  • December 23, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS BIOLIFE PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a program on Biolife Plasma Services and its parent company from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13. The event will be held at the Biolife facility at 175 Hawley St. in Marquette. "
  • December 23, 2008
    LES YEUX NOIRS PERFORMS AT NMU
    "NMU’s International Performing Arts Series will present a concert by the Paris-based sextet, Les Yeux Noirs, on Tuesday, Jan. 20. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. "
  • December 22, 2008
    "NMU OFFERS PROGRAM IN MACERATA, ITALY"
    "NMU will offer an educational program in Macerata, Italy, that combines course in travel writing and Italian art, culture and language with weekly excursions to notable cities and landmarks. "
  • December 19, 2008
    NMU’S KINNEAR RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD
    "Jean Kinnear, a professor in the health, physical education and recreation department at NMU, received the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) Fellow Award for 2008."
  • December 15, 2008
    NMU FACULTY HONORED
    "Seven NMU professors were honored for their scholarly or creative activities, teaching and innovative use of technology at the recent Celebration of Scholarship ceremony. "
  • December 12, 2008
    NMU BOARD UPDATED ON INTERNATIONALIZATION
    "In a report to the NMU Board of Trustees at its Dec. 12 meeting, Provost Susan Koch outlined Northern’s efforts to increase the number of international students on campus, calling the current figure "extraordinarily sm
  • November 26, 2008
    'LIGHTING UP THE HOLIDAYS' AT NMU
    "−NMU will host its annual "Lighting Up the Holidays" event from 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the University Center."
  • November 25, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS FINAL SUPREME COURT SESSION
    "−The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning present the final installment of its four-part educational DVD series, "The History of the Supreme Court.""
  • November 25, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS SUPERIOR EXTRUSION TOUR
    "−The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a guided tour of the newly expanded Superior Extrusion aluminum products company at K.I. Sawyer."
  • November 25, 2008
    'DIAMONDS AROUND THE WORLD' AT NMU
    " The NMU Rock and Mineral Club will host a reception and presentation titled "Diamonds: Exploration and Mining Activities throughout the World" on Wednesday, Dec. 3."
  • November 24, 2008
    NMU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS
    "The NMU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 17, 2008
    INTEL INTERNS GIVE PRESENTATION
    "NMU students Cory Perry and Joe Manier will discuss their summer internships at Intel Corp. at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in room 1205 of the New Science Facility."
  • November 14, 2008
    NMU JAZZ GROUPS PERFORM NOV. 20
    "The NMU Jazz Band and combos will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall. There is no admission charge and the public is invited"
  • November 14, 2008
    NMU STUDENTS COMPETE AT MICHIGAN NATS
    Five NMU vocal students of professor Robert Engelhart competed at annual auditions sponsored by that National Association of Teachers of Singing.
  • November 13, 2008
    POET SANDRA BEASLEY GIVES READING
    "Poet Sandra Beasley will read from her works at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette. The public is invited free of charge. "
  • November 13, 2008
    JAPANESE ONNAGATA DISCUSSED AT NMU
    "NMU’s International Speaker Series will present "Victor Victoria on the Japanese Stage: Based on a True Story" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Whitman Hall commons."
  • November 13, 2008
    GAY LEGAL ISSUES DISCUSSED
    "A free presentation on legal issues confronting gay Americans will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in 2303 C.B. Hedgcock."
  • November 10, 2008
    MICHAEL IAN BLACK TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Michael Ian Black, comedian and pop culture commentator, will speak at NMU on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Platform Personalities is sponsoring his appearance, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. "
  • November 10, 2008
    "NMU, CMU PARTNER IN EDUCATION PROGRAMS"
    NMU is collaborating with Central Michigan University on a program that will allow students to seamlessly transition from the specialist in education degree to the doctorate in educational leadership.
  • November 7, 2008
    NMU STRING AND PERCUSSION GROUPS PERFORM
    "NMU’s string quartet and percussion ensemble, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer and James Strain, will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 6, 2008
    NMU HOSTS FINANCIAL PRESENTATIONS
    "NMU’s College of Business will hold two economic programs: a panel discussion titled "Understanding and Surviving the Market Turmoil" and a presentation by Tom Baldwin, the largest individual trader in the T-bond
  • November 6, 2008
    PASSPORT DAY AT NMU
    "NMU will host a "passport day" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the lower level of the Learning Resources Center."
  • November 6, 2008
    TITLE IX DISCUSSION
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the American Association of University Women will co-sponsor a free presentation titled "Is Title IX Working?"
  • November 5, 2008
    NMU HOSTS FINANCIAL PRESENTATIONS
    "NMU’s College of Business will hold two economic programs: a panel discussion titled "Understanding and Surviving the Market Turmoil" and a presentation by Tom Baldwin, the largest individual trader in the T-bond
  • November 5, 2008
    TITLE IX DISCUSSION
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the American Association of University Women will co-sponsor a presentation titled "Is Title IX Working?"
  • November 3, 2008
    SHENANDOAH GIVES FREE WORKSHOP
    "Grammy Award-winning songwriter Joanne Shenandoah will present a free workshop at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU. It is open to participants of all ages. "
  • October 31, 2008
    MGHS STRATEGIC JOURNEY PRESENTATION
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a free presentation on Marquette General Health System’s vision and its future role in health care delivery.
  • October 28, 2008
    NCLL SPONSORS OPERA PRESENTATION
    " "Understanding the World of Opera," a free presentation from the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning, will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the community room of Peter White Public Library. "
  • October 28, 2008
    NCLL SUPREME COURT SERIES CONTINUES
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present the third installment in a four-part moderated DVD series titled "The History of the Supreme Court" from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in room 322 of Northern Michi
  • October 24, 2008
    FIRST NATIONS FOOD TASTER AT NMU
    "The eighth annual First Nations Food Taster at NMU will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the Jacobetti Center."
  • October 23, 2008
    NCLL PROGRAM FOCUSES ON OWLS
    "Tom Noren, originator of the former "What’s Flying" column in the Mining Journal, will present a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on owls of the Upper Peninsula."
  • October 22, 2008
    "GERMAN EXPERT DISCUSSES PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH"
    "Dr. Mechthild Gross, head of the midwifery research unit at Hannover Medical School in Germany, will present "Process-Centered Care and Well Being During Childbirth" at NMU."
  • October 22, 2008
    NMU HOSTS TRICK OR TREATING
    "Children of NMU students, employees and alumni are invited to the 20th annual Halloween Party from 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the University Center."
  • October 22, 2008
    NMU SPANISH STUDENTS STAGE POLITICAL DRAMA
    "NMU students will perform a dramatic reading of "El Gesticulador" (The Imposter), a political drama by Mexican playwright Rodolfo Usigli, as the final project in their Spanish theater performance class."
  • October 21, 2008
    DEVOS MUSEUM RECEIVES TULIP CHAIR
    "The DeVos Art Museum at NMU has received one of Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen's famous ""Tulip"" chairs for its permanent collection. "
  • October 21, 2008
    FRENCH TRIVIA CONTEST AT NMU
    "In keeping with NMU’s focus on internationalization, students in a French literature class are launching a trivia contest that is open to the campus and local communities. "
  • October 20, 2008
    NMU STRING ORCHESTRA PERFORMS
    "The NMU String Orchestra, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer, will perform a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited. "
  • October 17, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS SOUP SAMPLER
    "Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Let’s Do Soups" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the social room at First United Methodist Church in Marquette. "
  • October 17, 2008
    ‘I HAVE A SONG TO SING’ CONCERT OCT. 25
    "The NMU music department will present its annual gala concert of opera arias and art songs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • October 17, 2008
    U.N. ECONOMIC AUTHORITY SPEAKS AT NMU
    A United Nations economic authority will give a presentation on the Latin America and Caribbean economies and their outlook in the midst of worldwide financial turmoil.
  • October 13, 2008
    BATMAN FILMMAKER SPEAKS AT NMU
    "The originator and executive producer of the Batman movie seriesfrom Tim Burton’s 1989 film to ""The Dark Knight"" in 2008will speak at NMU."
  • October 10, 2008
    NMU JAZZ BANDS HONOR DUKE ELLINGTON
    "The music of Duke Ellington will be featured during a concert by the NMU Jazz Band and two student jazz combos on Tuesday, Oct. 14."
  • October 10, 2008
    MATH SPEAKER AT NMU
    "Christiane Tammer, an internationally recognized mathematician from Germany, will give the next presentation in the NMU International Speaker Series. "
  • October 10, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS SOUP EVENT
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Let’s Do Soups" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the social room of the First United Methodist Church in Marquette. "
  • October 10, 2008
    NMU HOSTS IRON RANGE SYMPOSIUM
    "In celebration of a new educational Web site on the history of immigration on the Marquette Iron Range, the NMU Archives will host a related all-day public symposium titled "Recorded in Stone: Voices on the Marquette Iron Ra
  • October 9, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS ‘GOING UNDERGROUND’ TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will be "Going Underground" with a tour of the Marquette Township office and an underground home on Thursday, Oct. 23. "
  • October 8, 2008
    CASTRO’S DAUGHTER SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Fidel Castro’s exiled daughter, Alina Fernandez, will give a presentation at NMU on Tuesday, Oct. 14. She will speak at 7 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms."
  • October 7, 2008
    NMU VOCAL GROUPS PERFORM
    "A performance featuring three NMU vocal groups will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall. There is no charge to attend and the public is invited. "
  • October 7, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents the second part of "The History of the Supreme Court," a moderated DVD series on historical events and their impact on the U.S. Supreme Court."
  • October 7, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS WOODWORKERS’ RALLY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a woodworkers’ rally from 8 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Oct. 20 through Dec. 1, in room 137 of the NMU Jacobetti Center."
  • October 6, 2008
    ROOT BEER CONTEST REGISTRATION DEADLINE OCT. 17
    The NMU Chemistry Club will hold a root beer competition. Students may work individually or in groups to brew root beer from scratch and give a presentation on their products to a judging panel.
  • October 6, 2008
    CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present a chamber music recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 3, 2008
    NMU EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH INTEL
    "NMU’s partnership with Intel has expanded to include student internships at the corporation’s Oregon facility and on-campus testing of new products. "
  • October 2, 2008
    VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT AT NMU
    "The vernacular photography from the collection of John and Teenuh Foster will be on display at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum from Oct. 6-Nov. 16 in an exhibit titled "Accidental Mysteries: Extraordinary Vernacular Photographs
  • October 2, 2008
    BONE MARROW REGISTRATION DRIVE HELD AT NMU
    "The NMU Volunteer Center is coordinating a bones marrow registration drive from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the lower level of the Learning Resources Center on the NMU campus. "
  • October 2, 2008
    NMU BOARD APPROVES FACULTY CONTRACT
    "The NMU Board of Trustees approved a new three-year contract for one of the university’s two faculty unions, the NMU Faculty Association."
  • October 1, 2008
    NMU MUSEUM UNVEILS RESTORED SCULPTURE
    "The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will host an unveiling and reception on Wednesday, Oct. 8, to celebrate the return of Sol Lewitt’s "Complex Form MH8.""
  • September 30, 2008
    FRIGG PERFORMS IN MARQUETTE
    "The Finnish and Scandinavian fiddle group, Frigg, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette."
  • September 30, 2008
    ‘ONE BOOK’ FALL EVENTS PLANNED
    "The ""One Book, One Community"" program will feature several October and November events related to this year's selection, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. "
  • September 30, 2008
    ART SONG RECITAL AT NMU
    "The NMU department of music will present a faculty art song recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • September 29, 2008
    GREAT LAKES SYMPOSIUM OCT. 3 AT NMU
    "Three expert panelists will discuss issues impacting the Great Lakes and field questions from the audience at a Great Lakes symposium on Friday, Oct. 3, at NMU."
  • September 29, 2008
    U.P. PRESENTATIONS AT NMU
    "Sixteen presentations on Upper Peninsula topics will be featured at the eighth annual Sonderegger Symposium at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 2. "
  • September 29, 2008
    NMU ALUMNI HONORED
    Four NMU alumni will be recognized for their achievements as part of the Homecoming 2008 activities.
  • September 29, 2008
    NMU ADOPTS TAILGATING POLICY
    "A new tailgating policy has been approved and will take effect with Northern's Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 4."
  • September 18, 2008
    COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT PRESENTS AT NMU
    "J.A. "Ted" Baartman, a nationally recognized consultant on communication and leadership, will give two presentations at NMU. Both are free and open to the public. "
  • September 17, 2008
    NMU HOMECOMING EVENTS ANNOUNCED
    "NMU’s 2008 Homecoming celebration is scheduled Sept. 27 through Oct. 4. It will revolve around the theme, "Oh Snap, the ‘90s are Back," in honor of new freshmen who were born predominantly in that decade. "
  • September 17, 2008
    NCLL SHOWS HOW TO PREP GARDENS FOR WINTER
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) will present "How to put your garden to bed before winter" on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Dancing Crane Farm in Skandia."
  • September 17, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS SUPPORT GROUP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning offers a free support group for anyone facing life’s challenges such as bereavement, issues related to health or family relationships or other concerns."
  • September 17, 2008
    NCLL SPONSORS MCCORMICK TRACT HIKE
    "Wilderness enthusiast and Internet author Tom Foye will lead a hike through a portion of the McCormick Tract Wilderness from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. The rain date is Saturday, Oct. 11. "
  • September 15, 2008
    MUSICIANS PRESENT ‘WORDS AND MUSIC’ AT NMU
    "Finnish musicians Jukka Linkola and Jussi Tapola will lead an interactive discussion titled "Words and Music" from 10:30 to noon Friday, Sept. 19, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU."
  • September 15, 2008
    AUTHOR HENRIQUEZ GIVES READING
    "Novelist and short-story author Cristina Henriquez will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette."
  • September 15, 2008
    NMU RECEIVES ABBOTT LABS DONATION
    "NMU’s clinical laboratory sciences department has received an automated immunoassay analyzer valued at $127,000 through a donation from Abbott’s "Labs are Vital" program."
  • September 15, 2008
    NMU EXPANDS PROGRAMS IN LATIN AMERICA
    "NMU will increase its presence in Latin America through recently signed cooperative agreements with Universidad del Salvador in Argentina and Centro Tinku, an organization that facilitates study-abroad programs in Peru. "
  • September 12, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "The History of the Supreme Court," a four-part moderated DVD series on historical events and their impact on the U.S. Supreme Court."
  • September 10, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS COURSE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor "Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness" from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in 414 Cohodas Hall. "
  • September 10, 2008
    NMU FALL ENROLLMENT REBOUNDS
    "NMU’s 10th-day enrollment report shows a total headcount of 9,123, an increase of 12 students over last fall’s preliminary figure."
  • September 10, 2008
    POETRY EDITOR PRESENTATION SEPT. 15
    "Longtime POETRY magazine editor Joseph Parisi will present "Making it New: An Intimate View of Modernism in Letters from the Archives of POETRY Magazine" on Monday, Sept. 15, in Marquette."
  • September 5, 2008
    SECOND CITY COMING TO NMU
    "The Second City Comedy Group will perform two shows at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept., 13, in Forest Roberts Theatre at NMU."
  • September 3, 2008
    U.P. INDIAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE SEPT. 29
    "The 12th annual Upper Peninsula Indian Education Conference, "Engaging American Indian Youth in the Classroom and Beyond," will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, at NMU."
  • August 21, 2008
    NMU POLICE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES GRADUATES
    "NMU’s Regional Police Academy held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Fifteen recruits received certificates of completion."
  • August 20, 2008
    NMU STUDENTS TO SERVE AT POLITICAL CONVENTIONS
    NMU will be well-represented at the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Several students have secured internshipssix with major news outlets covering the events and two with the Democratic National Comm
  • August 20, 2008
    NMU RECEIVES GRANT FOR BRAZIL PROGRAM
    "Northern has received a $220,000 federal grant for an exchange program to prepare U.S. and Brazilian students for highly skilled 21st century jobs requiring expertise in entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and sustainable economic developme
  • August 20, 2008
    NMU CONVOCATION STRESSES ‘ONE Q AND THREE Rs’
    "In his fall convocation address, NMU President Les Wong said it will take "one Q and three Rs"quality, recruitment, retention and revenue productionfor Northern to "stay on top of its game" and w
  • August 18, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS McCORMICK TRACT PROGRAM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a free presentation on the McCormick Tract and Grand Camp from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library. The public is invited to attend. "
  • July 31, 2008
    WALLACE RECEIVES HAGEMAN AWARD
    "Harvey Wallace received the 2008 Hageman Award from the National Association of Local Boards of Health at its annual convention July 23 in Madison, Wis."
  • July 30, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS SOUTHERN U.P. TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning organization will offer a tour of the southern Upper Peninsula as its "End of Summer Celebration" event. "
  • July 30, 2008
    "NCLL HERITAGE TRAIL PRESENTATION, HIKE"
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a history presentation and optional hike of the Heritage Trail in Negaunee. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. "
  • July 30, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS AKC DOG SHOW PRESENTATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class about how show dogs are prepared and the standards they must meet in advance of the Marquette Kennel Club’s Labor Day weekend dog show. "
  • July 18, 2008
    NMU GRANT SUPPORTS BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY CENTER
    "Northern’s plan to create a one-stop service center for new business ventures is one of 20 university projects selected for the first wave of grants designed to diversify and revitalize the state’s struggling economy. "
  • July 18, 2008
    NMU BOARD SETS TUITION
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a tuition and fees schedule for 2008-09. Full-time resident undergraduates will pay $7,078, an increase of $185 per semester."
  • July 9, 2008
    ‘BROTHERS APE’ ART EXHIBIT AT NMU
    "Three NMU alumni will reunite for a retrospective at the DeVos Art Museum July 11-Aug. 1. "The Brothers Ape" exhibition features works by Art Brut, Sycamore Smith and Freepy Shwirtel."
  • June 11, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS MATTSON PARK TREE TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tree tour of Mattson Lower Harbor Park from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. "
  • June 11, 2008
    ACCORDION DUO PERFORMS AT THE COMMONS
    "Accordion duo Brent Buswell and Burt Stromholm, along with Crista Buswell on piano, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, at the Marquette Commons."
  • June 6, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS POWER PLANT TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of the Presque Isle Power Plant from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 14. "
  • June 2, 2008
    "MOOSEWOOD, NMU OFFER ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS"
    Environmental economics will be the focus of a hands-on program being offered by MooseWood Nature Center and the NMU Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE).
  • June 2, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ORGANIC GARDENING TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of the Dancing Crane Farm in Skandia from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, June 10. Participants will meet at Jack’s Foods in Harvey to carpool. "
  • May 23, 2008
    NMU SELECTS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS
    "The nationally recognized Student Leadership Fellowship Program (SLFP) at NMU has selected a new group of student fellows to participate in the program, beginning with the fall 2008 semester. "
  • May 19, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS MINE TRIP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Cleveland Cliffs Michigan Operation: Maintaining and Reclaiming Environmental Quality" from 8:20 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 3."
  • May 16, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present an art workshop titled "Watercolor en Plein Air" over three Mondays in June.
  • May 16, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘EXPLORING MOZART’S OPERA’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Exploring Mozart’s Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte" from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome at NMU. "
  • May 16, 2008
    NMU OFFERS ‘GEAR UP’ PROGRAM
    "NMU will host a free pre-college enrichment program for eighth and ninth graders from Wells Township School, Polaris/North Star Academy and the Gwinn Middle and High Schools. "
  • May 8, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘EVOLUTION OF THE U.P. 200’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a seminar titled "Evolution of the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races." It is scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, in the Mead Auditorium of NMU’s West Science Bu
  • May 6, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS BIRDING AND WILDFLOWERS CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a beginners’ class on bird watching and wildflowers. It will be held from 7 a.m. to noon Friday, May 16. "
  • May 5, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ST. LOUIS ARCH PRESENTTION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a video presentation about the building of the St. Louis Arch. Roger Corinth, retired project engineer of Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel Co., will answer questions about the St. Louis Arch following the
  • May 2, 2008
    NMU BOARD APPROVES PRESIDENT'S COMPENSATION
    "NMU's Board of Trustees today approved a new compensation package for President Les Wong. It will go into effect July 1, the date his current contract is set to expire."
  • May 2, 2008
    NMU PRESENTS ‘THE GONDOLIERS’
    The NMU music department will present the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera "The Gondoliers" May 9-11 at Forest Roberts Theatre. Evening shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • May 1, 2008
    NMU SUMMER HOURS BEGIN MONDAY
    "NMU’s summer hours go into effect on Monday, May 5. The university will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday."
  • April 28, 2008
    NMU STUDENT WRITING AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    "Elizabeth Dirkse of Holland and Nolan Jensen of Marquette were named winners of the annual student writing awards presented by the English department at NMU. "
  • April 25, 2008
    NMU HONORS 4.0 GPA GRADUATES
    NMU recognized seniors who will graduate in May or who graduated in December with a 4.0 grade point average at a recent honors reception.
  • April 17, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS 'GEMS OF LAKE SUPERIOR'
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a photography collection titled "Gems of Lake Superior." The photographs were taken by photographer B.F. Child in the 1870s.
  • April 17, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS HUNGER AWARENESS DINNER
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a hunger awareness dinner as part of a global awareness effort to raise money for the Etta Project in Bolivia.
  • April 16, 2008
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR APRIL 21
    "NMU will present a biology seminar by Kim Hardenbrook titled "Pitcher’s Thistle (Cirsium Pitcheri) Ecology in the Grand Sable Dunes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore." "
  • April 15, 2008
    NCLL OFFERS SEVERE WEATHER STORM SPOTTER COURSE
    "Following the strong interest in the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning classes at the National Weather Service this past winter, NCLL recommends the National Weather Service Severe Weather Storm Spotter Safety Course."
  • April 15, 2008
    DYLAN THOMAS TRIBUTE POETRY READING
    "A Dylan Thomas Tribute will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse in Marquette. The event will feature two poets from Wales: Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of Dylan Thomas; and Peter Thabit Jones. "
  • April 15, 2008
    SENIOR ART EXHIBIT AT NMU
    An exhibit featuring the final work of graduating NMU seniors is on display through May 2 in the DeVos Art Museum at NMU.
  • April 14, 2008
    LANG APPOINTED NMU DEAN
    Paul Lang is the new dean of the College of Professional Studies at NMU. He had served as interim dean since July 2007.
  • April 10, 2008
    DR. DREW CANCELED
    """Dr. Drew"" Pinsky's April 11 presentation at NMU has been canceled and will be rescheduled for the fall semester. Tickets can be reimbursed at the Superior Dome."
  • April 9, 2008
    NMU JAZZ FESTIVAL APRIL 17-18
    Jazz violinist Randy Sabien and trombonist/composer Dean Sorenson will be the featured artists at the NMU Jazz Festival.
  • April 9, 2008
    TOLERANCE ACTIVITIES PLANNED AROUND COULTER SPEECH
    "Township on Tolerance" activities highlighting pro-tolerance and diversity values are being planned at NMU in conjunction with the upcoming visit by conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter.
  • April 8, 2008
    JAH KINGS REGGAE BAND HEADLINES BENEFIT
    "The reggae band Jah Kings, which started in Kalamazoo and recently signed a deal with Tropical Records, will headline a benefit concert on Thursday, April 17, at Upfront & Company in Marquette. "
  • April 7, 2008
    AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR GIVES READING AT NMU
    "Novelist Elizabeth McCracken will visit NMU for a reading and book signing event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Cadillac Room of the University Center. "
  • April 4, 2008
    CONSULATE GENERAL OF JAPAN AT NMU
    "Tamotsu Shinotsuka, the Consulate General of Japan for Michigan and Ohio, will give a presentation at NMU on Thursday, April 10."
  • April 4, 2008
    PERCUSSION CONCERTS AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present two percussion events over one weekend: a concert featuring the NMU Percussion Ensemble on Saturday, April 12; and a studio percussion recital on Sunday, April 13."
  • April 3, 2008
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR FOCUSES ON BEARS
    The NMU biology seminar series will present "Polyestrus and Mulitpaternity in Bears: An Integrative Investigation of Reproductive Ecophysiology for Conservation."
  • April 3, 2008
    ANN COULTER TO SPEAK AT NMU
    " Conservative commentator and bestselling author Ann Coulter will speak at NMU at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, in Vandament Arena."
  • March 31, 2008
    OJIBWE DRUM SONGS PREMIERES APRIL 4
    "A new documentary that offers a revealing glimpse into the life of an Ojibwe elder, his stories and the songs that come to life around the drum will premiere at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in 102 Jamrich."
  • March 31, 2008
    DINNER CONCERT FEATURES NMU’S LAKE EFFECT SHOW CHOIR
    "The revived Lake Effect Show Choir, a 25-member NMU vocal ensemble under the direction of Sharon Green, will present a dinner concert on Saturday, April 12, at the Masonic Building in downtown Marquette."
  • March 28, 2008
    'LOVELINE WITH DR. DREW' AT NMU
    " Dr. Drew Pinsky, better known to radio and television audiences as "Dr. Drew," will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, in NMU’s Vandament Arena. "
  • March 25, 2008
    MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL AT NMU
    "NMU faculty and staff will present a music recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • March 25, 2008
    WRITER SPEAKS AT NMU APRIL 2
    Writer Maria Rosa Lojo will give a presentation on her experiences as a writer of historical fiction and the number of ways history is transformed into fiction at NMU.
  • March 24, 2008
    DEQ’S DONOVAN PRESENTS AT NMU
    "The Environmental Science Organization at NMU will host a presentation by Pat Donovan of Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the Erie Room of the Universi
  • March 21, 2008
    NMU RECEIVES MERCK/AAAS GRANT
    "NMU has received a grant for research that could lead to a better influenza vaccine that can be produced faster and takes less time to achieve full resistance after an injection. "
  • March 17, 2008
    KERRY KENNEDY TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Kerry Kennedy, human rights activist and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will speak at NMU on Wednesday, March 19."
  • March 17, 2008
    ‘CHANGE IN CHINA’ DISCUSSED AT NMU
    "Bian Li, a professor at East China University of Political Science and Law, will present "Change in China: The Post-‘80s Phenomenon and Its Cultural Context" at NMU."
  • March 10, 2008
    ‘MIND ON I.C.E.’ PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Poet Kathleen Heideman will discuss the unique psychological challenges and opportunities facing scientists and other personnel working on Antarctica in her presentation "Mind on ICE: Isolated, Confined Environments.""
  • March 10, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘GREECE IN APRIL’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a visual presentation titled "Greece in April: Gods and Heroes" from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March 31, in the community room of the Peter White Public Library."
  • March 7, 2008
    PERCUSSION AND DANCE PERFORMANCES AT NMU
    "NMU faculty members James Strain and Maria Formolo, along with Marquette percussionist Carrie Biolo, will present two performances of new music for percussion and dance."
  • March 6, 2008
    FLUTE AND GUITAR RECITAL AT NMU
    "There will be a flute and guitar recital at NMU at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Elda Tate will play flute and Carol McAnulty will play guitar. "
  • March 6, 2008
    MUSICIAN BEN KWELLER AT NMU
    "Indie folk musician Ben Kweller will perform at NMU on Saturday, March 22. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center."
  • March 4, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘DIGITAL TV: THE ROAD TO CHANGE’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Digital TV: The Road to Change for You and WNMU-TV" from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in room 109 of the Learning Resources Center at NMU."
  • March 4, 2008
    DARFUR EXPO AT NMU
    "The NMU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will hold a Darfur Expo from Monday, March 10, to Friday, March 14, on the academic mall at NMU. "
  • March 4, 2008
    ABC NEWS’ JOHN STOSSEL TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "John Stossel of ABC’s 20/20 newsmagazine will address second-hand smoke, gun control and gas prices in a March 19 presentation titled "Freedom and Its Enemies" at NMU."
  • February 29, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS 'GREAT LAKES AND THEIR CHALLENGES'
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning host a presentation about the Great Lakes and how to protect them from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome at NMU."
  • February 29, 2008
    U.P. FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL AT NMU
    " The inaugural Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival, sponsored by NMU’s Beaumier Heritage Center, is scheduled Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 16 at NMU."
  • February 29, 2008
    NCLL TOURS WATTSSON AND WATTSSON
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of Wattsson and Wattsson Jewelers in Marquette and a jewelry making demonstration from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 12. "
  • February 25, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a watercolor techniques workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays, March 7-28, in workshop #3 in the Peter White Public Library. "
  • February 22, 2008
    FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR VISITS NMU
    "NMU is hosting a Fulbright Scholar this semester who is a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), a master of martial arts and a therapeutic massage healer."
  • February 22, 2008
    RECYCLED PERCUSSION PERFORMS AT NMU
    "band Recycled Percussion, which uses everyday objects such as buckets, barrels and sheet metal to create music, will perform Wednesday, March 12, at NMU."
  • February 22, 2008
    TRADITIONAL POW WOW AT NMU
    "The 16th annual "Learning to Walk Together" traditional pow wow will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16, in NMU’s Vandament Arena. "
  • February 22, 2008
    NMU STUDENT ON NATIONAL BOARD
    "Cassie Burke, a NMU junior from Ishpeming, has been appointed to the board of directors for the American Association for Health Education. Burke is the only student on the 12-member AAHE board. She will serve a two-year term. "
  • February 19, 2008
    SUMMER EMPLOYMENT JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "NMU’s Career Services, formerly the JOBSearch Center, will host a summer employment job fair on Thursday, Feb. 21. The fair will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. "
  • February 19, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS ‘STARTING YOUR OWN GARDEN’
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "From the Ground Up: Starting Your Own Garden" from 6:30-9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Workshop #4 of the Arts and Culture Center in the Peter White Public Library."
  • February 19, 2008
    ARTIST PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Artist Angela Strassheim will deliver a free public lecture at NMU at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in room 165 of the Art and Design Building. Her work is featured in the "reGeneration" exhibit at the DeVos Art Museum.
  • February 15, 2008
    NMU PRAYER SERVICE HELD FOR NIU
    "The NMU Campus Ministry Association will hold an informal prayer and memorial service for the victims and loved ones of Northern Illinois University at 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, in the Peter White Lounge of the University Center."
  • February 12, 2008
    NCLL GALAPAGOS PRESENTATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "The Galapagos: A Living Museum of Evolutionary Changes" from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the sanctuary at the First United Methodist Church in Marquette."
  • February 12, 2008
    NMU PLANS WINTERFEST
    "NMU’s annual Winterfest will take place Thursday, Feb. 14 to Saturday, Feb. 23."
  • February 8, 2008
    NMU STUDENT ON NATIONAL BOARD
    "Cassie Burke, a NMU junior from Ishpeming, has been appointed to the board of directors for the American Association for Health Education."
  • February 4, 2008
    NMU HOSTS ZAMBIAN BIOLOGIST
    "Tasila Banda, a biologist and conservation advocate from Zambia, will give two presentations on African wild dog conservation and management during a visit to NMU on Wednesday, Feb. 6."
  • February 1, 2008
    WINTER GERMAN CONVERSATION TABLE MEETINGS
    "The German Conversation Table, or Stammtisch, will reconvene for the winter semester from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at CafŽ L’Attitude, located on Washington St. near Lake Superior."
  • February 1, 2008
    INDIAN EDUCATION CONFERENCE AT NMU
    "The 11th Annual Indian Education Conference will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, at NMU. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. and the conference will run until 4 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. "
  • February 1, 2008
    COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY AT NMU
    "NMU will host College Goal Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, in the Michigan and Huron Rooms of the University Center."
  • January 25, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS DIABETES PREVENTION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on diabetes prevention from 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the First Presbyterian Church in Marquette."
  • January 18, 2008
    SLFP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    The Student Leader Fellowship Program at NMU is accepting applications for 50 or more student fellows for the fall 2008 semester.
  • January 18, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS MINING JOURNAL TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of The Mining Journal in Marquette from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The tour offers the opportunity to learn how technology has changed the news reporting industry. "
  • January 18, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS INSIDE LOOK AT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a trip to the National Weather Service from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. The tour guide will be NWS warning coordination meteorologist Matthew Zika. "
  • January 11, 2008
    NCLL PRESENTS SURGICAL LAB TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Pioneer Surgical Technology from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Participants will be able to see how the company develops, patents and manufactures medical instruments. "
  • January 4, 2008
    PHOTOGRAPHY ART EXHIBIT AT NMU
    A photography exhibit titled "reGeneration" will be featured at the DeVos Art Museum at NMU from Jan. 14 through March 1.
  • December 21, 2007
    NCLL WINTER REGISTRATION KICKOFF JAN. 4
    "A registration kickoff for winter courses being offered by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, in the community room at the Peter White Public Library."
  • December 14, 2007
    NMU BOARD APPROVES FINANCIAL ITEMS
    "NMU’s Board of Trustees today approved three financial-related items: a revised general fund operating budget, a 2008-09 state budget request, and a bond issuance proposal to fund the renovation of Hunt Hall."
  • December 10, 2007
    NMU COMMENCEMENT DEC. 15
    "NMU will hold its mid-year commencement exercises at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Superior Dome. "
  • December 7, 2007
    NMU PROFESSOR RECEIVES STATE ENGLISH AWARD
    "Thomas Hyslop, an English professor at NMU, was presented with the Charles Carpenter Fries Award at the annual conference of the Michigan Council of Teachers of English (MCTE) in Lansing."
  • December 7, 2007
    POLICE ACADEMY MEETING AT NMU
    "The NMU Regional Police Academy will hold a mandatory meeting for those interested in participating in the next academy session, which begins in May."
  • December 4, 2007
    BEAUTY/DECEPTION COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    "NMU’s psychology department will present "Beauty is Better with Deception: Motivation and Competition" on Friday, Dec. 7."
  • December 4, 2007
    AIDS EVOLUTION PRESENTED AT NMU
    "NMU will serve as a host site for "AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic," a webcast originating from the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes and featuring two physicians who have studied the global epidemic for many years. "
  • December 4, 2007
    HOLIDAY MARKETS PRESENTED BY NCLL
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a visual presentation of holiday markets along the Rhine and Main Rivers.
  • December 3, 2007
    MGH PHYSICIAN SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Dr. Brian Folz, a physician who specializes in the use of flow cytometry in diagnosing leukemia and lymphoma, will present a seminar at NMU on Thursday, Dec. 6."
  • December 3, 2007
    NMU STUDENTS PRESENT RESEARCH
    "NMU advanced biology students will give poster presentations on their independently designed and completed scientific research projects on Wednesday, Dec. 5."
  • November 29, 2007
    FIRST NATIONS ART AND DANCING AT NMU
    "NMU will host an art bazaar and dance demonstration featuring regional Native American artisans and dancers on Saturday, Dec. 1."
  • November 29, 2007
    SOUTH AFRICAN PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "The International Visiting Scholars Series at NMU will present a seminar on peace and resolving conflict by South African Professor Geoff Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 5."
  • November 29, 2007
    PERCUSSION STUDIO RECITAL AT NMU
    "The NMU music department will present a percussion studio recital on Sunday, Dec. 2. It is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 26, 2007
    'LIGHTING UP THE HOLIDAYS' AT NMU
    "NMU will host its annual "Lighting Up the Holidays" event from 4-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the University Center. "
  • November 26, 2007
    NMU GREETING CARD PROJECT UNDER WAY
    The NMU chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) is offering a new line of greeting cards that showcases the creativity of NMU students.
  • November 21, 2007
    MAYO CLINIC SPEAKER PRESENTS SEMINAR AT NMU
    " A Mayo Clinic laboratory professor is presenting a seminar at NMU from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building."
  • November 21, 2007
    SENIOR ART EXHIBIT AT NMU
    " Seniors graduating in December from NMU’s School of Art & Design will showcase their work at the DeVos Art Museum at NMU. "
  • November 21, 2007
    NMU JAZZ GROUPS PERFORM
    " Three jazz groups from NMU will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 21, 2007
    NMU NAMES COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "Kevin Boyle, a NMU alumnus and attorney with Latham & Watkins L.L.P., will be the keynote speaker at the Dec. 15 commencement ceremony."
  • November 12, 2007
    DANCE FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
    "A fundraising dance to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters is scheduled from 7-10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the Ramada Inn in Marquette."
  • November 12, 2007
    INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER AT NMU
    "Jean-Jacques Decoster, a professor at a university in Peru and native of France, will give a presentation at NMU as part of the International Speaker Series."
  • November 8, 2007
    NMU CHAMBER ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
    "NMU’s Student Chamber Ensembles will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • November 8, 2007
    LATIN CULTURE WEEK AT NMU
    NMU will celebrate Latin Culture Week Nov. 10-16 with a full slate of activities open to the public.
  • November 7, 2007
    SCHINDLER EXHIBIT AT NMU
    "The traveling Schindler Exhibit from the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., will be on display at NMU’s Olson Library from Nov. 1 to Dec. 12."
  • November 5, 2007
    VISITING ARTIST GIVES PRESENTATION
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will host a slide show presentation by one of the artists featured in its rear-gallery exhibit titled "Told and Retold: Stories from Chicago."
  • November 5, 2007
    NMU PASSPORT DAY
    "NMU will host a "Passport Day" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the lower-level hallway of the Learning Resource Center."
  • October 31, 2007
    NMU FICTION AWARD HONORS VANDEZANDE
    "An annual undergraduate fiction award has been established to honor the memory of longtime English professor John VandeZande, who passed away in May 2006."
  • October 31, 2007
    "‘ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY’ NOVEMBER EVENTS"
    "The "One Book, One Community" program has planned several events in November. They revolve around this year’s selection, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. "
  • October 31, 2007
    SCIENCE CAREER EXPO AT NMU
    "Several organizations are registered to participate in the Science Career Expo at NMU on Wednesday, Nov. 7."
  • October 31, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS JACOBETTI VETERANS HOME TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class on veterans’ issues and a tour of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13."
  • October 26, 2007
    NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH AT NMU
    " NMU’s Center for Native American Studies has announced several events in November to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. "
  • October 23, 2007
    VISION PROBLEMS DISCUSSED AT NMU
    Developmental vision problems and the neurological basis for remediation will be the topic of the next psychology colloquium at NMU.
  • October 22, 2007
    OCEAN VOLCANOES ADDRESSED AT NMU
    Volcanic eruptions beneath the ocean’s surface will be the topic of two public presentations this week at NMU.
  • October 18, 2007
    NCLL TOURS BIODIESEL PROCESSING PLANT
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will be one of the first groups to tour Ag Solutions, Michigan’s first biodiesel processing plant."
  • October 18, 2007
    ROCK BAND MXPX AT NMU
    "Washington-based rock band, MXPX, will perform at NMU on Thursday, Nov. 1."
  • October 18, 2007
    EXTREMELY LOUD AUTHOR DISCUSSES BOOK
    "Jonathan Safran Foer, the author of the Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, will give a reading and answer questions via an interactive television link from New York City to NMU on Monday, Oct. 22."
  • October 18, 2007
    ‘LIGHT OPERA AND SONG’ AT NMU
    ""An Evening of Light Opera and Song," a concert featuring selections from various opera productions, will be offered at NMU on Saturday, Oct. 27."
  • October 12, 2007
    CLS PRESENTS LEUKEMIA SEMINAR
    "The director of the clinical cytogenetics laboratory at the University of Michigan is presenting a seminar from 4 to 5 p.m., October 18, in the Mead Auditorium, located in the West Science Building at NMU."
  • October 12, 2007
    WHEATON COLLEGE ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The Wheaton College symphony orchestra is performing at NMU at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • October 9, 2007
    NMU STUDENTS PRESENT AT GECCO CONFERENCE
    "NMU students Correy Kowall and Brian Krent recently presented a paper at the international Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) in London. "
  • October 9, 2007
    ‘GENERATION DEBT’ PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Author and journalist Anya Kamentz will give a presentation titled "Generation Debt: The New Economics of Being Young" on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at NMU."
  • October 9, 2007
    THREE CHOIRS TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The NMU Choir and Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Floyd Slotterback, will be joined by NMU’s Lake Effect Show Choir for a concert on Sunday, Oct. 14."
  • October 9, 2007
    JAZZ BAND CONCERT AT NMU
    "Three NMU jazz ensembles will perform together in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 9, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS SEMINAR BY CANCER SURVIVORS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Cancer: One of Life’s Wakeup Calls" from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU. "
  • October 8, 2007
    MGH NEUROSURGEON TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Dr. Richard Rovin, a neurosurgeon at Marquette General Hospital, will present "Targeting Chemotherapy Resistance in Malignant Glioma" at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 11."
  • October 8, 2007
    NMU ANNOUNCES BUSINESS VENTURE COMPETITION
    "NMU students, regardless of academic major, are invited to participate in the New Business Venture Competition during the 2007-08 academic year. Individual students or teams will be eligible to compete for $10,000 in cash prizes.
  • October 5, 2007
    INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER SERIES AT NMU
    "NMU’s international speaker series will kick off with a presentation by Patricia Landolt from the University of Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 10."
  • October 2, 2007
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    "An exhibit of works by Yin Mei, a woman who combines the ancient art of calligraphy with modern dance will be showcased at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum from Oct. 19 to Nov. 19. "
  • October 2, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS ALPACA FARM VISIT
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a trip to an alpaca farm in Skandia from 12:15-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. "
  • October 2, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS COUNTRY SOUPS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a country soup cooking class on Friday, Oct. 19. The class will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will take place in the social room of the First United Methodist Church in Marquette."
  • October 2, 2007
    PERCEPTUAL TRAINING PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    NMU’s psychology department will sponsor a colloquium titled "Exercising the Visual System with Video Games: Using Visually Demanding Environments to Improve Visual Functioning."
  • October 1, 2007
    FREE PRESS REPORTER DISCUSSES STATE POLITICS AT NMU
    "Detroit Free Press reporter and columnist Dawson Bell will discuss Michigan’s political and budget situations in a presentation at NMU at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • September 28, 2007
    CLIMATE-CHANGE PRESENTATION AT NMU
    " Frederick "Fritz" Nelson, a geography professor at the University of Delaware, will present "Frozen Ground in the Changing Northern Environment" at NMU."
  • September 28, 2007
    PROCTER & GAMBLE VP VISITS NMU
    " Teri List, vice president-finance of the global household care division of the Procter & Gamble Company(P&G), will be the executive in residence at the NMU College of Business Oct. 1-2."
  • September 28, 2007
    NMU ALUMNI HONORED
    Four NMU alumni will be honored for their achievements as part of Homecoming 2007 activities.
  • September 27, 2007
    NATIVE FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE SHORT FILMS
    " Native American filmmakers Ava Hamilton and Leahn Cox will show two short films at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU."
  • September 26, 2007
    MATHEMATICS MEETING AT NMU
    NMU will host the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) Upper Peninsula Regional Mathematics Meeting Oct. 5-6.
  • September 26, 2007
    NMU HOMECOMING EVENTS ANNOUNCED
    NMU will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 30 through Oct. 6. The theme of this year’s event is "Dynamic Duos."
  • September 26, 2007
    NMU HOMECOMING EVENTS ANNOUNCED
    NMU will celebrate Homecoming Sept. 30 through Oct. 6. The theme of this year’s event is "Dynamic Duos."
  • September 25, 2007
    FALL JOB FAIR AT NMU
    More than 75 businesses and organizations are registered to participate in the fall job fair at NMU.
  • September 21, 2007
    FACULTY FLUTE RECITAL AT NMU
    "Elda Tate, a music professor at NMU, will perform a contemporary flute program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • September 20, 2007
    JACK HANNA COMING TO NMU
    "Platform Personalities at NMU will present "An Evening with Jack Hanna" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in Vandament Arena."
  • September 20, 2007
    "‘ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY’ OCTOBER EVENTS"
    "The "One Book, One Community" program will hold several events in October that relate to this year’s selected novel, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer."