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  • December 16, 2014
    NMU Faculty Honored
    Two NMU professors were honored at the annual Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship.
  • December 12, 2014
    NMU Board Salutes Outgoing Trustees
    The NMU governing board honored outgoing trustees Stephen Adamini and Gilbert Ziegler, whose terms expire at the end of December.
  • November 25, 2014
    Marquette Ending Hunger Collects Food
    Marquette Ending Hunger, an NMU student organization, is teaming up with the 32nd annual TV6 Canathon to collect non-perishable food items.
  • October 16, 2014
    Invent@NMU Enhances Student Experience
    Invent@NMU, which gives students real-world experience helping clients take physical products from concept to market, officially launched today.
  • October 9, 2014
    NMU Student's Novel Published
    Natalie Berger, an NMU student from Ferndale, had her first novel published. It is titled "The Towers."
  • October 9, 2014
    NMU Alumni Receive Awards
    The NMU Alumni Association recently honored four award winners during Homecoming weekend.
  • October 2, 2014
    Egyptian Scholar Teaching at NMU
    Students in Hagar Eltarabishy’s classes learn are challenging their preconceived, media-influenced notions about the Middle East.
  • September 26, 2014
    NMU Board Adds Four Sports
    The NMU Board of Trustees approved the addition of four intercollegiate varsity sports, all at the Division II level.
  • September 26, 2014
    Jamrich Biography Completed
    A new biography titled John X. Jamrich: The Man and the University was presented to the 94-year-old president emeritus at the Jamrich Hall dedication.
  • August 22, 2014
    NMU Recognizes Cliffs Gift
    NMU’s clinical laboratory sciences programs have received a $250,000 gift, disbursed over five years, from the Cliffs Natural Resources Foundation.
  • August 14, 2014
    Governor Visits NMU
    Technology was the focus of Gov. Rick Snyder’s visit to NMU on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
  • 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.
  • June 13, 2014
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2014-15 tuition and fees schedule.
  • 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 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 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
    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 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 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
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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
    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 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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
    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
    NMU Alumni Honored
    Two NMU alumni with Upper Peninsula roots will be recognized for their achievements during NMU’s Homecoming celebration this weekend.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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
    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 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 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 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
    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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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."
  • 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."
  • September 19, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS TWO-DAY KEWEENAW ADVENTURE
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering its first ever two-day trip. Fred Huffman of Marquette Country Tours will take participants from Marquette to Copper Harbor and back.
  • September 18, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS LIGHTHOUSE TOUR AND HIKE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a guided tour of the Big Bay Point Lighthouse and a hike to the mouth of the Iron River on Monday, Oct. 1, led by Al Reynolds."
  • September 18, 2007
    SHORT FILM FESTIVAL COMING TO NMU
    ""Film on the Run," a national tour that brings award-winning short films to college campuses, will make a stop at NMU on Monday, Sept. 24."
  • September 18, 2007
    CHAMBER CONCERT AT NMU
    " Don Grant, the head of the NMU music department, will perform a chamber concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • September 14, 2007
    NMU ART MUSEUM SHOWCASES CHICAGO STORIES
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host an exhibit titled "Told and Retold: Stories from Chicago" in its permanent collection gallery from Sept. 21-Dec. 14.
  • September 13, 2007
    NMU PRESENTS SEMINAR ON DEFENSE INDUSTRY
    "Joseph Evans, vice president of defense programs for Saab International, will present "Sweden and the U.S. Defense Industry: The Case of Saab" at NMU."
  • September 12, 2007
    CLS CONTINUES ITS SEMINAR SERIES AT NMU
    "Dr. Frederick Jaeklien from Marquette General Hospital will present "Improving Health Care Outcomes: The Keystone Project" at NMU. He will speak from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in Mead Auditorium, located in the West
  • September 12, 2007
    CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS DISCUSSED AT NMU
    "Dr. James Christiansen, a pediatric cardiologist at Marquette General Health System, will discuss "Genetic Basis for Congenital Heart Disease" at NMU. His presentation is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in M
  • September 11, 2007
    NMU ANNOUNCES 10TH-DAY ENROLLMENT
    "NMU’s 10th-day enrollment report shows slight increases in the number of first-time, full-time freshmen and in the academic credentials of new freshmen enrolled in baccalaureate programs."
  • September 10, 2007
    SONDEREGGER SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    "Several presentations about the Upper Peninsula will be featured at the seventh annual Sonderegger Symposium on Friday, Sept. 14, at NMU."
  • September 6, 2007
    SEABORG CENTER OFFERS FALL COLLEGE FOR KIDS
    "The Seaborg Center at NMU is offering a Fall Weekend College for Kids program. The sessions are designed for students in kindergarten through seventh grade. "
  • September 6, 2007
    NMU TO HOST COLLEGE FAIR
    "NMU will host a College Fair for high school juniors, seniors and their parents on Monday, Sept. 17."
  • September 5, 2007
    MISSING NMU KEYS FOUND
    NMU officials have recovered the missing master keys to the residence halls and suspended increased security measures.
  • September 4, 2007
    MGHS PHYSICIAN TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "George Krymowski, a Marquette General Health System pathologist, will give a seminar about parasitic pathogens at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Mead Auditorium of the Seaborg Science Complex."
  • August 30, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS BUILD YOUR OWN CHAIR
    "Participants can rest comfortably in a chair built of their own labor. The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is sponsoring a "build a rustic twig chair" workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in the Berry Events Center east par
  • August 29, 2007
    GUITAR EXHIBIT AT DEVOS ART MUSEUM AT NMU
    "A new exhibit featuring handcrafted instruments will be on display at the DeVos Art Museum from Friday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The Art of the Guitar Exhibit highlights stringed instruments made by luthiers across the country. "
  • August 29, 2007
    FACULTY HARP RECITAL AT NMU
    "A NMU music professor Nancy Redfern will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • August 27, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS FALL KICKOFF ORIENTATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is kicking off its new season with an ice cream social from 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Presque Isle Park pavilion."
  • August 27, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS WOODWORKER’S RALLY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a woodworking class from 8 a.m. to noon every Monday from Sept. 10 through Oct. 15, in the Jacobetti Skills Center, room 137. "
  • August 27, 2007
    FORENSIC SPECIALIST AT NMU
    "The forensic specialist who investigated the Oklahoma City bombing, Ted Bundy and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing will speak at NMU at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Great Lakes Rooms at the University Center. The public i
  • August 22, 2007
    NMU PRESIDENT’S CONVOCATION FOCUSES ON FUTURE
    Future transformation was the dominant theme of NMU President Les Wong’s fall convocation address to faculty and staff this afternoon. His annual speech ushers in the new academic year at NMU.
  • August 2, 2007
    NMU BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT PRESENTS MARTEN SEMINAR
    "The public is invited to attend a free seminar on martens at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, at NMU. The presentation will be held in the Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. "
  • July 23, 2007
    NEW NMU ART EXHIBIT OPENS AUG. 3
    The next exhibit at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will be a retrospective highlighting the career of Marquette artist and recently retired NMU illustration professor Thomas Cappuccio.
  • July 20, 2007
    NMU BOARD SETS TUITION
    The NMU Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a tuition and fees schedule for 2007-08.
  • July 13, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS ARCHEOLOGY ON GRAND ISLAND
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a visit to an excavation site on Grand Island on Tuesday, July 24. Archeologist Jim Skibo, an Illinois State University professor, is excavating a shoreline on Grand Island with a team of workers. He
  • June 29, 2007
    NMU STUDENT DESIGNS LAKE SUPERIOR DAY LOGO
    Lake Superior Day is honored in Canada and the United States on the third Sunday in July to encourage people to take action protecting or restoring Lake Superior. NMU student Barbara Kerkove of Ironwood designed the logo selected
  • June 21, 2007
    NMU SEEKS LEADERSHIP MENTORS
    "NMU’s nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) is seeking community leaders to serve as mentors during the 2007-08 academic year. Each will be paired with a student participant. "
  • June 19, 2007
    NMU PROFESSOR WINS EMMY AWARD
    Dwight Brady walked off the stage at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on June 16 toting a newly acquired gem of his own: a Michigan Emmy Award presented by the state chapter of the National Television Academy.
  • June 7, 2007
    NMU STUDENT WINS ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP
    "The Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship was awarded to Kimberly Martino of Lisle, Ill., a NMU sophomore pursuing a biology degree."
  • June 6, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS GEOCACHING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a class about geocaching, an outdoor "treasure-hunting" game."
  • May 30, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS SENEY STRETCH TOUR
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents a tour of the Seney Stretch and the National Wildlife Refuge from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, starting at the Berry Events Center east parking lot. "
  • May 30, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS JACOBETTI GARDEN TOUR
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents a kitchen garden tour from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans."
  • May 22, 2007
    NMU STUDENTS IN ZAMBIA
    Thirteen NMU students have just arrived in Zambia as part of a field studies course.
  • May 18, 2007
    NMU STUDENT WRITING AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    "Katherine McKnight of Ishpeming and Beau Niec of Appleton, Wis., recently were named winners of the annual student writing awards presented by the English department at NMU. "
  • May 18, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS ALPACA TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents an alpaca farm tour from 12:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 30. Participants will meet at the Berry Events Center east parking lot and proceed to an alpaca farm in Northland. "
  • May 10, 2007
    NMU STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS ANNOUNCED
    "The NMU Board of Trustees presented achievement awards to four students in recognition of their leadership contributions and academic excellence. The students were honored at a May 4 luncheon. "
  • May 10, 2007
    NMU SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY PRESENTS STUDENT AWARDS
    "Jeremy Bubb of Manitowoc, Wis., and Bruce Kobie of Marquette closed out the academic year as recipients of student awards presented annually by the School of Technology and Applied Sciences at NMU. They were honored at a luncheon
  • May 8, 2007
    NMU STUDENT GOING TO GHANA
    "Danielle Hernandez, a NMU junior from Roseville, Minn., will spend seven weeks in Ghana, Africa."
  • May 7, 2007
    NMU SUMMER HOURS BEGIN
    "NMU’s summer hours go into effect today (Monday, May 7). The university will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m."
  • May 7, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS ARCHEOLOGICAL ARTIFACTS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a class explaining how to recognize archeological artifacts from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, in the DeVos Art Museum at NMU. "
  • May 7, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS SPRING LAMBING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will provide an inside look at the operation of a sheep farm from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 21. "
  • May 4, 2007
    LEACH APPOINTED NMU VICE PRESIDENT
    "Gavin Leach has been appointed vice president for finance and administration at NMU and treasurer of the NMU Board of Trustees, effective July 1. "
  • May 4, 2007
    DONORS HONOR NMU LIFESAVER WITH GIFT TO NURSING PROGRAM
    "The quick and professional actions of NMU senior nursing student Naomi Benda were recognized Friday (May 4) with a $75,000 gift from Cathi and John Drake to NMU’s School of Nursing for the creation of a critical care simula
  • April 30, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS CITY HALL TOUR
    "Northern Center for Lifelong Learning members are invited to attend a tour of Marquette City Hall followed by the annual NCLL meeting. Both are free of charge. "
  • April 27, 2007
    NMU COMMENCEMENT AVAILABLE VIA STREAMING VIDEO
    "NMU will offer live streaming video of commencement for the first time, allowing relatives and friends who can’t attend the May 5 ceremony to watch it remotely via the Internet. "
  • April 27, 2007
    NMU NAMES DISTINGUISHED FACULTY
    "Mohey Mowafy, Laura Reissner and Kerri Schuiling are recipients of the 2007 Distinguished Faculty Award at NMU. "
  • April 27, 2007
    WOZNIAK RECEIVES NESTA AWARD
    "Carl Wozniak, an education instructor at NMU, has received a 2007 Distinguished Service Award from the National Earth Science Teachers Association. "
  • April 27, 2007
    CAMERIUS HONORED WITH NATIONAL AWARD
    NMU Professor James Camerius received the Philip Fisher Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Case Research at its recent convention in Chicago.
  • April 25, 2007
    NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN’S WELLNESS DAY AT NMU
    "A Native American Women’s Wellness Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aril 28, in the Whitman Hall commons at NMU. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • April 25, 2007
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The biology department at NMU is presenting a seminar at 3 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Mead Auditorium. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • April 25, 2007
    STATE ECONOMIC EXPERT SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Thomas Clay, emeritus director of state affairs for the Citizens Research Council, will present "Michigan’s Budget Crisis and the Prospects for the Future" at NMU. His talk is scheduled at 4 p.m., Monday, April 30
  • April 24, 2007
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The biology department at NMU is presenting a seminar at 3 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Mead Auditorium. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • April 24, 2007
    CAREER DAY AT NMU
    "NMU will host its second "Pathways to Your FutureCareer Choices" for local high school juniors on Friday, April 27, in Jamrich Hall. Volunteers from business, government and community organizations will present i
  • April 24, 2007
    KULISHECK RECEIVES STATE AWARD
    "Michigan Campus Compact recently presented Robert Kulisheck, a political science professor at NMU, with a community service-learning award its highest honor for faculty and staff in the state."
  • April 24, 2007
    NMU STUDENTS ATTEND WRITING CONVENTION
    "NMU sent five students to the annual Sigma Tau Delta International Honors Convention in Pittsburgh, Pa. One student placed third in the non-fiction category. "
  • April 20, 2007
    SYMPHONIC CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU Symphonic Band will perform its final concert of the semester at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • April 20, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS WATERFALL TOUR
    "The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning is offering a spring waterfall hike. Attendees have the option of being picked up in two locations: at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, May 3, on the east side of the Berry Events Center parking lot or at 7:45 a.m. in Jack&rsq
  • April 20, 2007
    NMU ROTC PROGRAM RECOGNIZED
    The Wildcat Battalion Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) at NMU was named the best small-sized ROTC program under the command of Col. James Coates and was recognized as one of the top performing programs within the United Stat
  • April 16, 2007
    MICHIGAN CAMPUS COMPACT AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    "Five students from NMU were recognized for their community service at the 11th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Saturday, April 14, at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. "
  • April 13, 2007
    MARTHA GRIFFITHS AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED
    The Marquette branch of the American Association of University Women selected NMU senior Viktoria Koskenoja to receive its 2007 Martha Griffiths Award.
  • April 13, 2007
    EMERSON DRIVE TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "Award-winning country band Emerson Drive will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Vandament Arena on the NMU campus. "
  • April 10, 2007
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR ON SEEDS AT NMU
    "The biology department at NMU will continue its seminar series with a free seminar open to the public at 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Mead Auditorium."
  • April 10, 2007
    NMU WINS GIFT OF LIFE CHALLENGE
    "NMU won one of two titles in the fourth annual Gift of Life Challenge, which challenges universities statewide to get people to sign up for the Michigan Organ Donation Registry."
  • April 10, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS GUMBO DEMONSTRATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a demonstration of traditional Cajun dishes on Thursday, April 19."
  • April 10, 2007
    ORCHESTRA CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU orchestra will perform its last concert of the semester on Sunday, April 15."
  • April 10, 2007
    CHAMBER ENSEMBLE AT NMU
    "Music students at NMU will perform a chamber ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13."
  • April 10, 2007
    TEACHER JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "NMU is holding a job fair for future student teachers from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Center’s Great Lakes rooms."
  • April 9, 2007
    WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE FILM AT NMU
    "A movie screening of "Iron Jawed Angels" to be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Whitman Hall room 136."
  • April 9, 2007
    EARTH MONTH ACTIVITIES AT NMU
    "NMU’s Environmental Science Organization has a full slate of activities to celebrate Earth Day (April 22), which the group as extended into Earth Month."
  • March 26, 2007
    NMU SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    "NMU has selected 16 high school seniors to receive Presidential/Harden scholarships covering tuition, room and board for eight consecutive semesters. "
  • March 26, 2007
    FULL HOUSE ACTRESS TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Actress Jodie Sweetin, who played the precocious middle child Stephanie Tanner on the hit television show Full House, will present "A Young Star’s Road to Recovery" at NMU."
  • March 23, 2007
    SPEAKER ADDRESSES NORTH KOREA AT NMU
    "SPEAKER ADDRESSES NORTH KOREA AT NMU A University of Chicago professor and authority on North Korean foreign policy will present "Decoupled from History: North Korea in the ‘Axis of Evil’" at Northern
  • March 21, 2007
    LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE WEEK AT NMU
    "Latin American Culture Week will be held March 25-30 at NMU. All events are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. "
  • March 21, 2007
    Olmos Gives Presentation at NMU
    "Actor, director and activist Edward James Olmos will give a presentation at NMU on Monday, March 26. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. The public is invited to attend free of cha
  • March 16, 2007
    UP INDIAN CONFERENCE AT NMU
    NMU is hosting a free conference open to all educators who work with Native American students on a regular basis.
  • March 16, 2007
    ‘ONE NMU’ MARCH EVENTS AT NMU
    "NMU will continue its "One NMU" multicultural series with two activities this month. Both are free and open to the public. "
  • March 16, 2007
    COLLEGIATE JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "The Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair, which connects current students with prospective employers, will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at NMU. It is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the University Center&rsquo
  • March 16, 2007
    WRITING WITH LIGHT RECEPTION
    "A reception highlighting the photography of high school students from four Native American communities will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette."
  • March 16, 2007
    STEP AFRIKA! BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
    "The professional dance company Step Afrika! will return to NMU for two performances. They are scheduled at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, March 23, in Forest Roberts Theatre. "
  • March 16, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS TEAMWORK WORKSHOP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a teamwork workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 29, in the Cohodas Hall room 414 at NMU. "
  • March 16, 2007
    GUEST PIANIST RECITAL AT NMU
    "Guest composer and pianist Richard Faith will perform, accompanied by three music professors at NMU, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in Reynolds Recital Hall on the NMU campus. This free event is open to the public. "
  • March 15, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS HYDROPONIC GARDENING DEMO
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a hydroponic gardening demonstration from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Marquette. "
  • March 15, 2007
    BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wolverine World Wide Inc. will address "Succeeding in a Flat World: Opportunities for American Firms in a Global Economy" at NMU. "
  • March 15, 2007
    FACULTY VIOLIN RECITAL AT NMU
    "Barbara Rhyneer, music professor and orchestra director at NMU, will perform a solo violin recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • March 14, 2007
    BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wolverine World Wide Inc. will address "Succeeding in a Flat World: Opportunities for American Firms in a Global Economy" at NMU. "
  • March 14, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS COPPER DISCUSSION
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a free presentation on copper mining in the Upper Peninsula.
  • March 12, 2007
    POW WOW AT NMU
    "The 15th annual "Learning to Walk Together" Native American pow wow will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18, at NMU’s Vandament Arena. The public is invited to attend. "
  • March 12, 2007
    BORAT ACTOR AT NMU
    The actor who played Azamat Bagatov in the film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan will speak at NMU.
  • March 12, 2007
    NMU JAZZ BAND GIVES CONCERT
    "The NMU jazz band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • March 8, 2007
    FILMMAKER SHARES WORK AT NMU
    Canadian filmmaker Aaron Sorensen will discuss his movie Hank Williams First Nations before a showing at NMU.
  • March 6, 2007
    NMU STUDENTS CREATE WEB SITES
    "NMU is one of four state schools collaborating on an effort to create new Web sites for Michigan townships and organizations that lack the staff or resources to develop their own. "
  • March 6, 2007
    FACULTY TRUMPET RECITAL AT NMU
    "FACULTY TRUMPET RECITAL AT NMU NMU music professor Mark Flaherty will perform a trumpet concert with a guest musician at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Reynolds Recital Hall. The event is free and
  • February 23, 2007
    FREE BUSINESS SEMINAR AT NMU
    NMU’s College of Business is sponsoring a presentation by Fred Kotler on the global economy as part of its on-going speaker series.
  • February 22, 2007
    NMU BOARD HOLDS RETREAT/MEETING
    The NMU Board of Trustees held a brief business session this afternoon during its two-day retreat in Ann Arbor.
  • February 22, 2007
    SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT AT NMU
    "The symphonic band at NMU will present a "Band Classics" program at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge."
  • February 22, 2007
    ORCHESTRA CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU orchestra will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • February 22, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS FRENCH COOKING DEMONSTRATION
    "Andre Mallie, the general manager of dining services at NMU, will present a French cooking demonstration through the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning."
  • February 22, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS EBEN ICE CAVES HIKE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents a hike to the Eben Ice Caves. The activity will be held from 12:30-4 p.m. Friday, March 2, with participants meeting at Jack’s IGA parking lot in Harvey. "
  • February 19, 2007
    CHOIR CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU choir and madrigal singers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • February 16, 2007
    NCLL OFFERS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a course to help citizens learn how to protect themselves and their families against emergencies. It is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 in room 414 in NMU&rsq
  • February 16, 2007
    SUMMER JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "The JOBSearch Center at NMU will hold its seventh annual summer employment job fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Great Lakes rooms of the University Center. The employment fair is aimed at NMU students. "
  • February 16, 2007
    GIFT OF LIFE CHALLENGE AND BLOOD DRIVE AT NMU
    "To bolster support for the Gift of Life Challenge at NMU, the NMU Volunteer Center will staff an informational table on organ donation during the NMU vs. MTU blood drive."
  • February 16, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS MIDDLE EUROPEAN MOODS
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class on the various moods one would experience while visiting European attractions.
  • February 14, 2007
    NMU NAMES NEW PROVOST
    " Susan Koch will be the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at NMU, effective July 1. She currently serves as the dean of the graduate college and associate provost at the University of Northern I
  • February 14, 2007
    DOLPHIN TALK AT NMU
    "The biology department at NMU is sponsoring a presentation on dolphins. This free seminar is open to the public at noon Monday, Feb. 19, in the Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. "
  • February 14, 2007
    CHICAGO NATIVE TAKES ON LEADERSHIP ROLE AT NMU
    "NMU senior Celmarie Arroyo of Chicago has been using her culinary skills to help Marquette County through NMU’s new civic leadership program called the Superior Edge. "
  • February 12, 2007
    HUMPBACK WHALE PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "A scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the American Museum of Natural History in New York City will present "Humpback Whale Reproductive Success" at NMU. "
  • February 8, 2007
    GIFT OF LIFE CHALLENGE AT NMU
    "NMU is participating in a statewide competition designed to increase the number of people who sign up for the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. "
  • February 8, 2007
    NMU STUDENT RECEIVES MPA SCHOLARSHIP
    "NMU student Becky Kratz received a $1,000 community journalism scholarship from the Michigan Press Association Foundation. The Ishpeming native was among 10 students statewide to receive the award. "
  • February 6, 2007
    GOVERNOR APPOINTS NMU TRUSTEES
    Gov. Jennifer Granholm has appointed Stephen Adamini of Marquette and Gilbert Ziegler of Charlevoix to the NMU Board of Trustees.
  • February 6, 2007
    ‘COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY’ EVENT IS FEB. 11
    "NMU will serve as a host site for ""College Goal Sunday," a free, statewide event that helps high school students and their parents understand higher education costs and the financial aid options available."
  • February 2, 2007
    SUDAN SURVIVOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    "John Dau, one of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" who fled their war-torn country and eventually resettled in the United States, will speak about human rights and the Darfur tragedy at NMU."
  • February 2, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation by a volunteer coordinator for Habitat for Humanity.
  • February 2, 2007
    TRAVERSE CITY NATIVE TAKES ON LEADERSHIP ROLE AT NMU
    "Shawn Brown of Traverse City will become one of the first graduates of NMU’s new civic leadership program, the Superior Edge. She has nearly completed the program’s required 400 hours of volunteer service. "
  • February 2, 2007
    DETOUR VILLAGE’S LEHMAN ASSUMES LEADERSHIP ROLE AT NMU
    "NMU senior Nate Lehman of DeTour Village will become one of the first graduates of NMU’s new civic leadership program, the Superior Edge, having completed more than the program’s required 400 volunteer hours. "
  • February 2, 2007
    ‘COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY’ EVENT IS FEB. 11
    "NMU will serve as a host site for ""College Goal Sunday," a free, statewide event that helps high school students and their parents understand higher education costs and the financial aid options available."
  • January 31, 2007
    STUDENT INSTRUMENTAL CONCERT AT NMU
    "NMU music students will perform a series of solo instrumental pieces at a concert at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • January 29, 2007
    OPERA AUDITIONS AT NMU
    "Auditions for the Gilbert and Sullivan opera Iolanthe will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 3, in room 250 of the Thomas Fine Arts Building at NMU."
  • January 26, 2007
    HOT TOPICS COURSES AT NMU
    "NMU is offering four "hot topics" courses during this semester. Each meets for six sessions and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. "
  • January 26, 2007
    NMU HOSTS FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR FROM TURKEY
    A Turkish professor will spend nearly a month at NMU as part of a special Fulbright grant program titled "Direct Access to the Muslim World."
  • January 25, 2007
    CONSTRUCTION AND TECHNOLOGY JOB FAIR AT NMU
    "The JOBSearch Center at NMU will hold its second annual Construction and Technology Job Fair for NMU students and alumni from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Jacobetti Center. "
  • January 25, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS MANDALAS CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents a class titled "Introduction to Mandalas as Healing Tools." The class will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays, Feb. 6 and 13, in the social hall at the First United Methodist Chur
  • January 23, 2007
    “ONE NMU” FEBRUARY EVENTS AT NMU
    NMU will continue its "One NMU" multicultural series with several activities in February. The public is invited to attend. All events are free of charge.
  • January 19, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS ALASKAN EXPERIENCE
    "When Laurence "Bud" Hendrick accepted a principal-teaching position at an Alaskan village school, he never realized he would also assume multiple authority roles in the community."
  • January 19, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS SUPPORT GROUP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a free monthly support group, "When Life is Hard," for individuals facing such challenges as bereavement, health issues and family relationship problems. "
  • January 19, 2007
    "NEXT 'ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY' SELECTION ANNOUNCED"
    " The 2007 "One Book, One Community" reading selection was announced Thursday night at a celebratory event closing out the program’s inaugural year: ""Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"" by Jonathan Safran Foer. "
  • January 19, 2007
    CHOIR CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU choir and madrigal singers will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • January 18, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS VENTRILOQUISM
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is presenting a ventriloquism workshop from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in Cohodas Hall room 414. "
  • January 18, 2007
    HUBBARD STREET 2 DANCE PERFORMANCE
    "The Hubbard Street 2 dance company will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Kaufman Auditorium. The event is part of the 2006-07 NMU Performing Arts Series. "
  • January 18, 2007
    NCLL PRESENTS SUPPORT GROUP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a free monthly support group, "When Life is Hard," for individuals facing such challenges as bereavement, health issues and family relationship problems."
  • January 15, 2007
    CHILI COOK-OFF TO BENEFIT HOMELESS
    "NMU students are holding a chili cook-off to benefit organizations that help the homeless population in Marquette County. It is scheduled from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette. "
  • December 21, 2006
    NMU FACULTY RECEIVE AWARDS
    "NMU faculty members were recognized for their teaching excellence, professional development activities and effective integration of computer technology at the Celebration of Scholarship Ceremony held on Dec. 7."
  • December 18, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is holding a one-day calligraphy workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Cohodas Hall room 414. "
  • December 18, 2006
    NCLL WINTER TERM KICKOFF
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is holding a winter-term registration kickoff on Sunday, Jan. 7. The public is invited to attend."
  • December 18, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS ECHO LAKE TRIP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a trip via either snowshoes or skis to Echo Lake, located a few miles outside of Marquette."
  • December 15, 2006
    NMU BOARD REVIEWS PROJECTS
    "The NMU Board of Trustees reviewed details of several campus projects at its Dec. 15 meeting. "
  • November 30, 2006
    PERCUSSION PERFORMANCE AT NMU
    "The NMU music department presents a percussion studio recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 30, 2006
    TROPICAL CRAB BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The NMU biology department will present a seminar about freshwater crabs at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in room 2202 in the West Science building."
  • November 30, 2006
    NMU UNION RATIFIES CONTRACT
    "NMU's UAW Local 2178 has ratified a new three-year contract. The union, composed of about 175 administrative and professional employees, voted 97-23 Tuesday (Nov. 28) in favor of the proposal. "
  • November 30, 2006
    BEAUMIER TO ADDRESS NMU DECEMBER GRADS
    "Dr. John Beaumier, a retired orthopedic surgeon and NMU alumnus, will be the featured speaker at Northern’s mid-year commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16."
  • November 27, 2006
    NMU JAZZ CONCERT NOV. 30
    " The NMU Jazz Band will perform its final concert of the semester at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 22, 2006
    SENIOR ART EXHIBIT AT NMU
    NMU art and design students are exhibiting their best works in the 2006 senior fall show at the DeVos Art Museum.
  • November 21, 2006
    NMU HOLDS 'PASSPORT DAY'
    NMU will hold a "Passport Day" to help individuals prepare for new requirements governing travel beyond U.S. borders.
  • November 15, 2006
    MFA PROGRAM SPONSORS FACULTY READING
    "Diane Sautter, an English professor at NMU, will read from her original collection of poetry at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse. "
  • November 14, 2006
    NMU STUDENTS INITIATED INTO HONOR SOCIETY
    "Fifty-seven NMU students have been initiated into the national Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society for First-Year Students, which recognizes academic excellence. "
  • November 13, 2006
    STUDENT CHAMBER ENSEMBLE AT NMU
    "NMU’s student chamber ensemble is performing a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • November 9, 2006
    CELTIC CONCERT IN MARQUETTE
    Cathie Ryan and her Celtic Trio will give a concert as part of NMU’s Performing Arts Series.
  • November 9, 2006
    POLITICS AND SCIENCE SEMINAR AT NMU
    Michael Halpern of the Union of Concerned Scientists will give a presentation at NMU titled Politics and Science: Building the Capacity to Restore Scientific Integrity to Federal Policy Making.
  • November 8, 2006
    TOWN HALL MEETING ADDRESSES STATE TAX REFORM
    "Upper Peninsula residents can participate in a town-hall meeting on state tax reform via teleconference from NMU. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13."
  • November 7, 2006
    NMU PROFESSOR PRODUCES MICHIGAN’S GREEN ENERGY ECONOMY
    "At one time, what was good for the environment was often considered bad for business. But a new television documentary titled Michigan’s Green Energy Economy takes a closer look at how investment in solar, wind and biofuels is creating economic gro
  • October 30, 2006
    ACLU PRESIDENT GIVES TALK AT NMU
    " Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union and a law professor at New York Law School, will give a presentation at NMU on Thursday, Nov. 2."
  • October 27, 2006
    FACULTY TRUMPET RECITAL AT NMU
    "Mark Flaherty will perform a faculty trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU. The public is invited to attend free of charge. "
  • October 26, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS PSALTERY LESSON
    "NCLL PRESENTS PSALTERY LESSON The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is hosting a music lesson to teach the psaltery to interested persons."
  • October 26, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS RED CROSS FIRST AID FOR SENIORS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering the Red Cross First Aid Class from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Marquette office of the American Red Cross at 129 W. Baraga Ave., Suite D. "
  • October 26, 2006
    NMU BECOMES TOEFL TEST SITE
    " NMU is now an official center for administering the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL."
  • October 25, 2006
    NMU ORCHESTRA PERFORMS
    "NMU’s orchestra will present a concert highlighting string instruments. The performance will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • October 23, 2006
    AUTHOR T.C. BOYLE DISCUSSES TORTILLA CURTAIN
    "T.C. Boyle, author of The Tortilla Curtain, will present a reading from his book and participate in a live discussion with community members via interactive television (ITV) on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at NMU."
  • October 20, 2006
    GALA CONCERT OCT. 28 AT NMU
    "A gala concert preceded by a social hour with entertainment will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, at NMU."
  • October 17, 2006
    NEW MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    "The next mathematics colloquium at NMU is titled "Variational Analysis and Generalized Differentiation: New Trends and Developments." "
  • October 17, 2006
    FIRST NATIONS FOOD TASTER AT NMU
    "The sixth annual First Nations Food Taster at NMU will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Jacobetti Center. The public is invited to attend. "
  • October 13, 2006
    'FAMILY GUY' WRITER VISITS NMU
    " Family Guy writer Mike Henry will speak at NMU at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in the University Center’s Great Lakes Rooms. "
  • October 12, 2006
    NMU VOCAL ENSEMBLES PERFORM
    " NMU’s vocal ensembles the University Choir, Lake Effect and the Madrigal Singers will perform on Sunday, Oct. 15. "
  • October 12, 2006
    EVENTS RECOGNIZE GLBT HISTORY MONTH
    NMU’s multicultural education and resource center (MERC) and the OUTlook student organization are sponsoring a series of free events open to the public in honor of Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender (GLBT) Hi
  • October 12, 2006
    PROPOSITION 2 PANEL DISCUSSION AT NMU
    " NMU will host a panel discussion covering both sides of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative or Proposal 2 that will appear on the November ballot. "
  • October 11, 2006
    ANTI-POVERTY BENEFIT CONCERT PLANNED
    "The International Volunteering Student Organization (IVSO) is sponsoring the ""Stand Up Against Poverty Benefit Concert"" as part of the anti-poverty movement at NMU."
  • October 11, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS BEAR WALK
    " DNR Wildlife Biologist Terry McFadden will lead a hike searching for evidence of bear activity, including bear scat, claw marks and paw prints. The hike is being offered by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning."
  • October 10, 2006
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR FOCUSES ON LOON PARASITES
    " The next biology seminar at NMU is titled "Conservation Implications of Common Loon (Gavia immer) Parasites: Black Flies, Haematozoans and the Loon Immune Response." "
  • October 10, 2006
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR OCT. 13
    " The next biology seminar at NMU is titled "Conservation Implications of Common Loon (Gavia immer) Parasites: Black Flies, Haematozoans and the Loon Immune Response.""
  • October 9, 2006
    CHAMBER RECITAL AT NMU
    NMU’s music department presents Donald Grant and Greg Sulik in a faculty chamber recital.
  • October 6, 2006
    "NMU BOARD APPROVES BUDGET, CAPITAL OUTLAY REQUEST"
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2007-08 operating budget request and a capital outlay project request. Public universities are required to submit both to the state on an annual basis. "
  • October 6, 2006
    BONE MARROW DRIVE AT NMU
    The NMU Volunteer Center is offering the chance to save lives through a bone marrow drive for the campus and local communities.
  • October 6, 2006
    CHINA SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU’s mathematics professors Roxin Zhang and Quinghong Zhang will present a pictorial tour of China at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Mead Auditorium in West Science."
  • October 6, 2006
    GANDHI’S GRANDSON VISITS NMU
    "Arun Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will speak at NMU at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the University Center’s Great Lakes Rooms."
  • October 6, 2006
    BIOLOGY SEMINAR AT NMU
    NMU’s biology department is presenting a seminar from Mason Reichard of Oklahoma State University.
  • October 6, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS SHORT RADIO WORKSHOP
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a shortwave radio workshop. The workshop will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 8 Southfork St. in Marquette. "
  • October 6, 2006
    PANDEMIC INFLUENZA SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    " A "Pandemic Influenza Symposium" will be held at Northern Michigan from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Jamrich Hall room 102."
  • October 6, 2006
    PANDEMIC INFLUENZA SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    " A "Pandemic Influenza Symposium" will be held at Northern Michigan from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Jamrich Hall room 102."
  • October 2, 2006
    FACULTY VOICE RECITAL AT NMU
    "Robert Engelhart, a music professor at NMU, will perform a faculty voice recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • September 26, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS HISTORICAL HIKE
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a historical hike in the Deerton area.
  • September 26, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS WATERFALL HIKE
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is hosting a scenic hike to Rock River Falls.
  • September 25, 2006
    NMU POLICE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES GRADUATES
    "NMU’s Regional Police Academy held its graduation ceremony Aug. 23. The 22 recruits who completed the program received certificates of completion. "
  • September 19, 2006
    NCLL GIVES TIPS ON EMERGENCY PREVENTION
    "As part of National Preparedness Month, the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a course to help citizens learn how to protect themselves and their families against emergencies."
  • September 19, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'WHEN LIFE IS HARD'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is offering a monthly support group for individuals facing challenges related to bereavement, health and family relationships. "
  • September 19, 2006
    'AROUND THE WORLD' HOMECOMING AT NMU
    "Homecoming strikes NMU’s campus with a series of events leading up to the Saturday, Sept. 30 football game against Ferris State."
  • September 18, 2006
    BUSINESS COLLEGE WELCOMES EXECUTIVE IN RESIDENCE
    "Dennis George, a Seattle attorney specializing in business counseling, litigation and mediation, is serving as the executive in residence for the College of Business beginning this week. "
  • September 14, 2006
    "NMU, OU JOIN IN OFFERING NURSING DOCTORATE"
    "NMU and Oakland University have received a $950,000 grant from the State of Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth to jointly offer a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree, beginning fall 2007. "
  • September 14, 2006
    FRENCH TABLE MEETS WEEKLY
    "The French Table, an opportunity to converse in French or listen to the conversation and learn more about related topics, will meet from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Panini Grill."
  • September 13, 2006
    PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    "NMU will hold a colloquium discussing advances that may improve Schizophrenia treatment. Faculty, students, and the public are invited to this free presentation, which is from 3:10-4:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15 in Gries Hall room 1
  • September 13, 2006
    NMU ANNOUNCES 10TH-DAY ENROLLMENT
    "Northern’s 10th-day enrollment report shows student headcount and credit-hour production are virtually identical to last year, but Paul Duby (Institutional Research) said the figures will climb throughout the semester, resulting in an increase for
  • September 13, 2006
    SECOND CITY PERFORMANCE AT NMU
    "Comedy troupe Second City will give two performances at NMU. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. both Friday, Sept. 15, and Saturday, Sept. 16, at Forest Roberts Theatre."
  • September 12, 2006
    NMU HOSTS COLLEGE FAIR
    "NMU will host a College Fair for high school juniors, seniors and their parents on Monday, Sept. 18."
  • September 8, 2006
    SONDEREGGER SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    "A variety of general-interest presentations on Upper Peninsula topics will be featured at the Sonderegger Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 14, at NMU."
  • September 8, 2006
    'UNITED IN FILM' AT NMU
    "A series of films representing an array of ethnicities and cultures will be shown during the Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference at NMU. "
  • September 7, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS NOQUEMANON HIKE
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a day of hiking the Noquemanon Big Bay Pathway on Tuesday, Sept. 12."
  • September 7, 2006
    ICE CREAM SOCIAL KICKS OFF NCLL PROGRAMS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host an ice cream social and fall-term registration from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Presque Isle Park Pavilion."
  • September 5, 2006
    "'ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY ' PROGRAM ANNOUNCES EVENTS"
    "A new program, ""One Book, One Community,"" encourages the Marquette County and NMU community to read the same book this fall and to come together to discuss it in a variety of settings and events."
  • September 5, 2006
    ORGAN CONCERT AT NMU
    "Organist David Jonies will give a concert at NMU’s Reynolds Recital Hall. The performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8."
  • September 5, 2006
    NMU PSYCHOLOGY COLLOQUIUM HAS INTERNATIONAL FOCUS
    "The first psychology colloquium of the fall semester at NMU will address "Internationalization of the Undergraduate Research Experience: Attending the International Conference on Infant Studies in Kyoto, Japan.""
  • September 1, 2006
    SPEAKERS SET FOR UNITED CONFERENCE AT NMU
    "Nationally recognized speakers will participate in the "Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity"" (UNITED) Conference Sept. 17-19 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center."
  • August 31, 2006
    ORGANIST TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "Organist David Jones will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of NMU. "
  • August 23, 2006
    BUSINESS ATTORNEY TEACHES MINI COURSES AT NMU
    "Dennis George, a practicing attorney specializing in business counseling, litigation and mediation, will teach two mini courses at NMU while serving as the executive in residence for the College of Business."
  • August 23, 2006
    NMU PRESIDENT DELIVERS FALL CONVOCATION
    "In his annual convocation address, NMU President Les Wong told faculty and staff that NMU enters the fall semester with "favorable conditions." Enrollment is up for the ninth consecutive year, state funding has rebounde
  • August 21, 2006
    AAUP RATIFIES CONTRACT
    NMU’s faculty union the American Association of University Professors has voted to ratify a new three-year contract.
  • August 15, 2006
    DEVOS MUSEUM OFFERS MEMBERSHIP CRUISE
    "The "Friends of the DeVos Art Museum" organization is sponsoring a cruise of the Marquette coastline aboard the Keweenaw Star on Saturday, Aug. 26. Current members, or those who purchase new memberships in advance of the cruise date, are eligib
  • August 11, 2006
    NMU BOARD APPROVES BUDGET
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a general fund operating budget of $96 million for fiscal year 2007, an increase of $1.5 million over the previous year. "
  • August 9, 2006
    WOZNIAK RECEIVES HARLEY-DAVIDSON INTERNSHIP
    "Amber Wozniak from Wausau, Wis., who will graduate from NMU later this month, received a summer internship opportunity at the Harley-Davidson headquarters in Milwaukee. "
  • July 26, 2006
    NATIVE AMERICAN LAWYER TO SPEAK AT UNITED CONFERENCE
    "Gerald Hill, a private consultant in tribal government and Native language activism, will be a keynote speaker at the UNITEDUniting Neighbors in the Experience of DiversityConference to be held Sept. 17-19 at NMU. "
  • July 25, 2006
    NMU ART AND DESIGN ADDITION HONORED
    "The addition to NMU’s Art and Design North facility was awarded a "project of distinction" citation as part of the 2006 Education Design Showcase by College Planning & Management magazine. "
  • July 24, 2006
    CONTEMPORARY FIBER ART EXHIBIT COMING TO NMU
    "New Fibers 2006," a traveling contemporary art exhibit presented by the Fiber Arts Network of Michigan, will make a stop at NMU’s DeVos Art Museum from Aug. 4 to Sept. 3."
  • July 10, 2006
    NMU BOARD SETS TUITION
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a tuition and fee schedule for 2006-07.
  • June 29, 2006
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR JULY 5
    The next presentation in the NMU biology seminar series will explore "The Effects and Implications of Ground Fire in a Northern Hemlock-Hardwood Forest."
  • June 27, 2006
    NMU'S JACOBETTI CENTER TO HOUSE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
    "In an agreement inked today (June 27) between the Michigan State Building and Construction Trades Council and NMU, apprenticeship programs for five skilled trades will be moved to the Jacobetti Center on NMU’s campus this f
  • June 14, 2006
    NMU BLOOD DRIVE JUNE 26
    NMU will host a blood drive in collaboration with the Marquette General Hospital Regional Blood Center.
  • June 8, 2006
    FOUR GRADUATE WITH FULL HONORS
    " Of the approximately 18 students from the NMU honors program who graduated in May, four received full honorsa rare occurrence in the program’s history. "
  • June 8, 2006
    WOODCOCK SEMINAR AT NMU
    " NMU will host a biology seminar titled "Fall Survival of American Woodcock in the Western Great Lakes Region" at 9 a.m. Monday, June 12, in Mead Auditorium. "
  • June 6, 2006
    WINNERS OF AD CAMPAIGN COMPETITION ANNOUNCED
    " NMU students from an advertising and sales promotion class closed out the semester by competing against each other to develop a year-long advertising campaign for a Marquette hotel. "
  • June 2, 2006
    GENDER DIFFERENCES IN AGING REASSESSED
    " It has been widely assumed that men age earlier than women, as evidenced by their higher mortality rates and shorter average life spans. But three NMU biology professors contend that the opposite is true."
  • May 31, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS TOUR AROUND GRAND ISLAND
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an evening/sunset tour around Grand Island in Munising from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Monday, June 12. "
  • May 24, 2006
    NCLL OFFERS HISTORICAL WALK AT TOURIST PARK
    " The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the drained lake area of Tourist Park from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 8. The park is located approximately one-half mile north of Wright Street on Sugar Loaf Avenue. After th
  • May 24, 2006
    DEUTSCH RECEIVES NATA SCHOLARSHIP
    "NMU senior Bridget Deutsch from St. Charles, Ill., has received a National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) scholarship."
  • May 16, 2006
    NMU CREATES ALTERNATIVE ENERGY MINOR
    "In light of global warming and the increasing costs of energy and gasoline, electrical generating facilities worldwide are looking to alternative energy sources such as wind and solar power as a means of producing electricity and heat."
  • May 12, 2006
    HOLMAN NAMED NMU TRUSTEE EMERITUS
    "Scott L. Holman of Bay City, Mich., was granted Trustee Emeritus status by the NMU Board of Trustees at its May 5 meeting. "
  • May 12, 2006
    LEADERSHIP PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS SELECTED
    "The nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at NMU has selected a new group of student fellows to participate in the program, beginning with the fall 2006 semester."
  • May 11, 2006
    WRITING DAY AT NMU
    "NMU will host Writing Day on Saturday, May 13, in the Explorer Rooms at the University Center."
  • May 4, 2006
    BROOK TROUT MIGRATION SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled "Migratory Activity of Two Strains of Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Characterized Using Stationary RFID Systems" at noon Thursday, May 11
  • May 2, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS KENNECOTT MINE SITE TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "See for Yourself: The Proposed Kennecott Mine Sites by the Yellow Dog River" from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 9."
  • April 28, 2006
    MOOSE HERBIVORY SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled "The Effects of Selective Moose Herbivory on Savanna Formation in Isle Royale National Park" at 3 p.m. Friday, May 5, at Mead Auditorium. "
  • April 28, 2006
    NMU ALUMNUS NAMED COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
    "David A. Hart, a leading expert in connective tissue repair biochemistry and NMU alumnus, will deliver the keynote address at NMU’s spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6."
  • April 28, 2006
    NMU STUDENTS RECEIVE TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
    "Four NMU students received Teaching, Learning and Communication Awards at the 11th annual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Works."
  • April 25, 2006
    METHADONE ANALGESIA COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    "A candidate for a psychology faculty position at NMU will give a presentation on how certain types of methadone may be therapeutically useful in pain management in infants. "
  • April 21, 2006
    HISTORIAN DISCUSSES DISASTER WITHOUT FEMA
    "NMU Historian Russell Magnaghi will present "San Francisco, 1906: Relief and Recovery without FEMA" as part of the NMU history department’s centennial lecture series."
  • April 21, 2006
    NMU PROVOST CANDIDATES TO VISIT CAMPUS
    "Four candidates for the NMU provost position will visit campus next week. Public forums are scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in the University Center."
  • April 21, 2006
    FACULTY CHAMBER CONCERT AT NMU
    "NMU will host a faculty chamber music concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • April 21, 2006
    NMU PRESENTS EMPLOYEE AWARDS
    NMU faculty and staff were recognized at an April 10 luncheon for reaching retirement or various years-of-service milestones.
  • April 19, 2006
    'FROZEN CHOSIN MILITARY ENDURATHON'
    "The NMU Wildcat ROTC battalion is sponsoring the ""Frozen Chosin Military Endurathon."" NMU cadets will compete against cadets from five other universities in a 26.2 mile race down the Noquemanon trail in honor of the soldiers wh
  • April 18, 2006
    POETRY READING APRIL 22
    "To celebrate National Poetry Month, Martin Achatz and Beverly Matherne of the NMU English department will give a poetry reading at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Country Village Bookstore and Coffee House off US 41 in Ishpemin
  • April 17, 2006
    RUSSELL PENS PLAY ABOUT KING ARTHUR LEGEND
    "Award-winning playwright and NMU Professor Shelley Russell’s latest work, Pendragon: The Legend of King Arthur, premieres April 19-22 at Forest Roberts Theatre."
  • April 17, 2006
    NMU CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLASS SPONSORS DNR CLEAN-UP
    Students from the community relations and crime prevention class at NMU are seeking volunteers to help clean up trash in the areas surrounding the Gwinn Department of Natural Resources (DNR) field office from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturd
  • April 17, 2006
    ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUG SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a psychology seminar titled "Behavioral and Neurochemical Characteristics of Antipsychotic Drugs" from 3:10-4:15 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Gries Hall room 167. "
  • April 17, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS U.P. WEATHER DISCUSSION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a discussion of the Upper Peninsula’s weather history from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library."
  • April 14, 2006
    NMU STUDENT RECEIVES GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
    "Tony Schindler, a NMU junior from Chippewa Falls, Wis., is one of 323 college undergraduates from across the United States to receive a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2006-07 academic year."
  • April 14, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS FISH HATCHERY TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Raising Trout for Michigan’s Inland WatersBrook, Lake, and Splake" from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, April 25, at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources fish hatchery, located
  • April 14, 2006
    NMU ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM
    "NMU orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • April 13, 2006
    HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE COLLOQUIUM AT NMU
    "NMU will host a psychology colloquium titled "Huntington’s Disease Neuropathology" from 3:10-4:15 p.m. Friday, April 14, in Gries Hall room 167. "
  • April 11, 2006
    U.P. MINING FAMILIES ADDRESSED AT NMU
    "Children from working-class families are often socialized to pursue blue-collar occupations. But some choose not to follow in their parents’ footsteps, and the jobs that were the livelihood of their parents’ generation are largely unavailable
  • April 11, 2006
    STUDENT DANCE PERFORMANCES AT NMU
    "NMU will host two student dance performances at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, in the Physical Education Instructional Facility room 130. "
  • April 10, 2006
    DOBSON SPONSORS NMU LEADERSHIP BANQUET
    "NMU’s Leadership Banquet will be sponsored by Dobson Communications, which provides local wireless phone services under the Cellular One brand name. "
  • April 10, 2006
    ARCHIVES PROCESSES U.P. LAWMAKERS' PAPERS
    "The papers of three former, prominent Upper Peninsula state representatives Dominic Jacobetti, Charles Varnum and Pat Gagliardi were processed recently by the Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives."
  • April 7, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'TRANSCANADA RAIL ODYSSEY'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "TransCanada Rail Odyssey" from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in room 101B of the Superior Dome."
  • April 7, 2006
    GENDER BIAS FILM SHOWINGS AT NMU
    "Two documentaries depicting gender bias will be shown at NMU at 7 p.m. Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18, at Whitman Hall room 136."
  • April 7, 2006
    DARFUR AWARENESS EVENT AT NMU
    "NMU will host "Speak Up About Darfur: Awareness Night" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Erie Room of the University Center. "
  • April 5, 2006
    TENTH ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL AT NMU
    "Nearly 20 high school bands from Michigan and Wisconsin have registered to participate in the 10th annual NMU Jazz Festival scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 20 and 21."
  • April 5, 2006
    BIODIESEL WORKSHOPS AT NMU
    "NMU will host two biodiesel workshops from 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the Michigan Room of the University Center. "
  • April 4, 2006
    'THE LANGUAGE BARRIER' PUBLIC FORUM AT NMU
    "A NMU student organization will host a public forum titled "The Language Barrier: Translating NMU into a Language-Friendly Campus" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in Jamrich Hall room 104"
  • April 4, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS COMMUNITY TOUR AND ANNUAL MEETING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a community tour of Marquette from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, starting at the Marq Tran administrative offices at 1325 Commerce Dr. "
  • April 4, 2006
    'ORGAN MUSIC FOR LENT' AT NMU
    "NMU will host a concert titled "Organ Music for Lent" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • March 30, 2006
    AUTHOR ANDER MONSON TO GIVE READING
    "Ander Monson will read from his poetry, fiction, and non-fiction at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse at 104 W. Front Street. "
  • March 30, 2006
    THE LAWRENCE ARMS TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The Lawrence Arms, a punk rock band from Chicago, will perform at NMU on Saturday, April 8, in the Great Lakes rooms of the University Center."
  • March 30, 2006
    NMU PRESENTS 'SWEET HOME CHICAGO' DINING EVENT
    "The hospitality management program at NMU will present its 12th annual main event titled "Sweet Home Chicago" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the Jacobetti Center commons area. "
  • March 24, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS SHORT WAVE RADIO LISTENING
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "International Short Wave Radio Listening" from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Forslin residence on 8 Southfork Street in Marquette."
  • March 24, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS BEACON HOUSE TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Hospitality Services: A Beacon House Tour" from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Beacon House. "
  • March 22, 2006
    WOODPECKERS IN U.P. FORESTS TOPIC OF NMU SEMINAR
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled, "Fall and Winter Foraging Ecology of Pileated Woodpeckers in Duke’s Experimental Forest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan" at 4 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Mead Auditorium in
  • March 21, 2006
    ROCHESTER NAMED GLATA PRESIDENT-ELECT
    NMU Professor Julie Rochester has been selected as the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) president-elect of her district.
  • March 21, 2006
    NMU SPONSORS 'ARTWORKS FOR ME'
    "Artworks for Me," an after-school program sponsored by NMU, will hold activities during the month of March 27-April 29 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Father Marquette Middle School. "
  • March 17, 2006
    STUDENT RECITAL AT NMU
    "A student recital is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU."
  • March 15, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS SAW MILL TOUR
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of the Potlatch lumber mill in Gwinn from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28."
  • March 15, 2006
    BANKING SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a business seminar titled "FDICIA and Sarbanes-Oxley RequirementsImpact on Bank Audit Fees" from noon-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 in Jamrich Hall room 226. "
  • March 15, 2006
    'ONE WORLD BEAT' BENEFIT CONCERT AT NMU
    Marquette is one of several cities across the globe that will host a "One World Beat" concert to raise money for children afflicted with AIDS.
  • March 15, 2006
    PROGRAMMING CONTEST AT NMU
    "NMU’s mathematics and computer science department will host its 7th Annual Programming Contest on Saturday, March 18."
  • March 9, 2006
    THOMPSON REELECTED CHAIR OF AMU
    "Rebecca Thompson of Detroit, Mich., has been elected to a second term as chair of the Association of Michigan Universities (AMU)."
  • March 8, 2006
    BIRTHING PROCESS SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled "Neutrophil Gene Expression during Labor and Parturition: Is the Birthing Process an Endocrine-induced Inflammatory Response?" at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Mead Auditorium. "
  • March 8, 2006
    BOVINE DISEASE SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled "A Functional Genomics Approach to Understanding Complex Diseases: M. paratuberculosis and the Bovine Immune System" at 2 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Mead Auditorium. "
  • March 8, 2006
    NMU AND MTU JAZZ BANDS TO PERFORM JOINT CONCERT
    "The NMU jazz band will team up with the jazz lab band from Michigan Technological University to perform a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts in Houghton. "
  • March 7, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'READER SUGARBUSH TOUR'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a tour of The Reader Sugarbush sometime in late March or early April, depending on when the maple sap is running."
  • March 6, 2006
    NMU STUDENTS RECEIVE BROADCAST AWARDS
    Nine NMU students received awards in the college broadcast awards competition sponsored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Foundation.
  • March 3, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS SENIOR CITIZEN DRIVING CLASS
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present an AARP driving class for senior citizens from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10, at First United Methodist Church in Marquette. "
  • March 3, 2006
    DANILIO PEREZ TRIO TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "The Danilio Perez Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Kaufman Auditorium. The concert is part of the NMU Performing Arts Series. "
  • February 27, 2006
    POW WOW AT NMU MARCH 18-19
    "The 14th annual ""Learning to Walk Together"" traditional pow wow will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, at NMU's Vandament Arena. "
  • February 27, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'SNOWSHOE ON LITTLE SONGBIRD TRAIL'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a snowshoe hike along Songbird Trail from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5. Participants will meet as a group at Moosewood Nature Center."
  • February 22, 2006
    RIP CURRENT PRESENTATION AT NMU
    "Dave Gunther, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will give a presentation titled "Surviving Rip Currents" at NMU. It is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Jamrich Ha
  • February 21, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'ARTISAN SERIES: POTTERY'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a pottery demonstration from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the residence of Patrick Dragon at 436 W. Bluff St. in Marquette. "
  • February 21, 2006
    CHORAL CONCERT AT NMU
    "NMU will host a mid-semester choral concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • February 17, 2006
    PENSION FUND SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a business seminar titled "The Pension Fund Revolution?" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Jamrich Hall room 226. "
  • February 17, 2006
    AUTHOR PATRICK LIVINGSTON TO GIVE READING
    "NMU’s master of fine arts program and Passages North magazine will sponsor a reading by author Patrick Livingston at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the Federated Women’s Clubhouse in Marquette. "
  • February 10, 2006
    NMU WINTERFEST ACTIVITIES ANNOUNCED
    "NMU’s WinterFest 2006 will take place Feb. 17-25. The theme for this year is "Don’t Break the Ice!" and there several events planned. "
  • February 10, 2006
    SPECIATION SEMINAR AT NMU
    "NMU will host a biology seminar titled "The Genomics of Speciation: Studies in Mice and Flies" at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Mead Auditorium. "
  • February 9, 2006
    SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TOURNAMENT AT NMU
    "The U.P. Region I Science Olympiad tournament will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the West Science Building at NMU."
  • February 7, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS ITALIAN DINNER
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "A Night of Italian Delight" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Jacobetti Center commons area. "
  • February 7, 2006
    DROSOPHILA GENE SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The NMU biology department will sponsor "Characterization of the Drosophila Bang-sensitive Mutant Slamdance" at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in Mead Auditorium. "
  • February 3, 2006
    ODETTA TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "Odetta, a Grammy Award-winning folk and blues singer, will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Kaufman Auditorium as part of the NMU Performing Arts Series. "
  • February 2, 2006
    FORMER SUDANESE SLAVE TO SPEAK AT NMU
    "Simon Aban Deng, a refugee from Sudan and survivor of child slavery, will speak at NMU at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Jamrich room 103. "
  • February 1, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS 'THE RAILROAD THAT NEVER RAN'
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "The Railroad that Never Ran" from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at First United Methodist Church room 110. "
  • February 1, 2006
    ARTISTS WANTED FOR 'ART WITH A MESSAGE' SHOW AT NMU
    "NMU’s Health Promotion Office and Art Student League invite submissions for their third annual "Art with a Message" show, which celebrates safe choices and illustrates the challenges of the recovery process. "
  • February 1, 2006
    PUBLIC FORUMS FOR NMU PROVOST SEARCH
    "Three public forums will be held on Thursday, Feb. 2, to gather input from campus and community members on the qualities they hope to find in a new NMU provost and vice president for academic affairs."
  • January 30, 2006
    "'COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY', FEB. 12 AT NMU"
    "NMU will participate in "College Goal Sunday," a program designed to help high school seniors learn more about and initiate the financial aid process."
  • January 26, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS CAJUN COOKING DEMONSTRATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a Cajun cooking demonstration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at First United Methodist Church in Marquette."
  • January 24, 2006
    AUTHOR AND CLINTON DIARIST SPEAKS AT NMU
    "Janis Kearney, author, book publisher and personal diarist of former President Bill Clinton, will give three presentations at NMU. All are open to the public and free of charge. "
  • January 23, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS ORIENTAL BOARD GAME DEMONSTRATION
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present session I of "Go," an ancient oriental board game, from 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 31 to Feb. 14, in room 414 of Cohodas Administrative Center. "
  • January 20, 2006
    MAGIC SLIM AND THE TEARDROPS AT NMU
    "Award-winning blues band Magic Slim and the Teardrops will perform at NMU at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Great Lakes rooms."
  • January 19, 2006
    'PATIENCE' PLANNING MEETING JAN. 26
    "Community members are invited to attend a planning session to discuss promotional strategies for the upcoming NMU production of Patience, a Gilbert and Sullivan opera."
  • January 19, 2006
    STEP AFRIKA AT NMU
    "NMU will present a dance performance by Step Afrika at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Forest Roberts Theater. "
  • January 17, 2006
    'COPLEY TO CASSATT' EXHIBIT AT NMU
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU recently unveiled a new exhibit titled "Copley to Cassatt: American Paintings from the Detroit Institute of Arts." The collection chronicles American painting from Colonial times to the early
  • January 17, 2006
    DENDRITIC AND B-CELL SEMINAR AT NMU
    "The NMU biology department will present "Immunosuppressive IL-10 Induces the Rapid Protective Response after Infection with FMD Virus: Cross-talk between Dendritic and B Cells in the Marginal Zone of the Spleen" at 4 p.
  • January 13, 2006
    NMU OFFICE RECEIVES TOBACCO EDUCATION GRANT
    "NMU’s health promotion office has received a $2,000 grant from the Marquette Community Foundation for its proposal titled "First Thursday: A Tobacco Education Initiative for Our Campus & Our Kids.""
  • January 13, 2006
    PATENT SEMINAR AT NMU
    "A presentation titled "Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights with Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks" will kick off the 2006 Business Seminar Series at NMU. It is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in the C
  • January 9, 2006
    DIERKS BENTLEY TO PERFORM AT NMU
    "Tickets are now available for a performance by country music artist Dierks Bentley at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at NMU’s Berry Events Center. "
  • January 9, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS PARENTS' EXPERIENCES IN GHANA
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Ghana through the Eyes of a Peace Corps Volunteer’s Parents" from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in room 101B of the Superior Dome. "
  • January 9, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS WOODWORKER'S RALLY
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present session III of its woodworker’s rally from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays, Jan. 23 through Feb. 20, in room 137 of the Jacobetti Skills Center. "
  • January 6, 2006
    AUDITIONS FOR 'PATIENCE' AT NMU
    "Auditions for the NMU production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in room 250 of Thomas Fine Arts."
  • January 4, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS WINTER TERM KICKOFF
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present its winter term kickoff from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Peter White Library Community Room. "
  • January 4, 2006
    NCLL PRESENTS FOLK DANCING CLASSES
    "The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present three classes titled "Folk Dancing: From Balkan Countries, Israel and Others.""
  • December 19, 2005
    NMU FACULTY HONORED
    "Several NMU faculty members were recognized for their achievements both in and out of the classroom at the Celebration of Scholarship Ceremony held Dec. 8. "
  • December 16, 2005
    NMU BOARD APPROVES STATE BUDGET REQUEST
    "The NMU Board of Trustees today finalized the current fiscal year’s $94 million operating budget and approved a request for an additional $3.9 million in state funding for FY2007. "
  • December 15, 2005
    NMU ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY HOURS
    "Most offices and departments at NMU will be closed Monday, Dec. 26 through Tuesday, Jan. 3 for the holiday season."
  • December 14, 2005
    NMU OFFERS SENIOR EXERCISE CLASS
    "NMU will offer a senior exercise class during the winter 2006 semester, which begins Jan. 16 and ends April 29."
  • December 9, 2005
    STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AND SOLOIST ANNOUNCED
    "Shannon Butryn, a secondary education English and secondary education social studies major from Escanaba, Mich., will be the student speaker at NMU’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17."
  • December 7, 2005
    NMU HOSTS BIOLOGY SEMINAR
    "The NMU biology department presents a seminar titled "When ‘isms Collide: Mutualisms, Commensalisms and Antagonisms Among Plant Enemies.""
  • December 7, 2005
    'PATIENCE' PREVIEW AT NMU
    "Rob Engelhart, music professor at NMU, will give a plot and character overview of Gilbert and Sullivan’s "Patience" at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, in Thomas Fine Arts room 250. "
  • December 6, 2005
    NMU LIBRARY GETS EXTRA MILEAGE OUT OF OLD BOOKS
    "NMU’s Olson Library has entered into a partnership with Better World Books, a business dedicated to getting more mileage out of used books by turning them into funding for non-profit literacy programs, providing an environm
  • December 6, 2005
    SALIVARY AMYLASE SEMINAR AT NMU
    "As part of the Biology Seminar Series, NMU will host "Using Salivary Amylase to Identify Peromyscus Species" at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, in room 2202 of New Science Facility. "
  • December 2, 2005
    NMU WIRELESS NETWORK GAINS RECOGNITION
    "NMU is 19th among the top 50 "Most Unwired" campuses for 2005, according to the second-annual survey of wireless Internet accessibility conducted by Intel Corp. "
  • December 1, 2005
    REIJULA TO SPEAK AT NMU COMMENCEMENT
    "Peter Reijula, a 1976 NMU alumnus and president of Foodservice Business for McCain Foods USA Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the mid-year commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Superior Dome."
  • December 1, 2005
    'THE NUTCRACKER' PERFORMANCE AT NMU
    "The NMU Dance Company and several dance students will perform "The Nutcracker" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Kaufman Auditorium. "
  • November 30, 2005
    SONDEREGGER SYMPOSIUM AT NMU
    Ten presentations on the Upper Peninsula will be featured during the Sonderegger Symposium V at NMU.
  • November 29, 2005
    HENRY TO GIVE READING AT NMU
    "Gordon Henry, an award-winning Anishinaabe poet, will visit NMU to read from his published works at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the University Center lounge. "
  • November 29, 2005
    NMU BIOLOGY SEMINAR FRIDAY
    The next NMU biology seminar will feature a presentation titled "Analysis of Niche Overlap in Net-Spinning Caddis Flies of Lake Superior."
  • November 23, 2005
    JAZZ CONCERT AT NMU
    "The NMU jazz band and jazz combo will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall. "
  • November 22, 2005
    TROUPE TO GIVE READING AT NMU
    "NMU will present a public reading by Quincy Troupe, a two-time American Book Award winner, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Erie Room of the University Center. "
  • November 22, 2005
    CHORAL SOCIETY CONCERT
    "The Marquette Choral Society will perform two concerts: one at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and one at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Both will take place at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. "
  • November 22, 2005
    BROZZO AND HEDGE-COKE TO GIVE PUBLIC READING AT NMU
    "In conjunction with Native American Heritage Month, Allison Hedge-Coke and Shirley Brozzo of NMU will give a public reading of their published works at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the University Center lounge. "
  • November 17, 2005
    AFRICA PROGRAM AND 'HOTEL RWANDA' AT NMU
    "NMU will present a brief program titled "Africa: the Continent, the People, the Tragedy and the Hope" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, in West Science room 2906. The program will precede a showing of the film Hotel Rwanda.
  • November 15, 2005
    'RETURN TO LEARN' OPEN HOUSE AT NMU
    "In conjunction with the "Return to Learn" initiative, NMU will hold an open house from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Jacobetti Center. "
  • November 8, 2005