News - Events

  • July 23, 2014
    'MUTT' Film Showing at NMU
    MUTT, a feature film shot entirely in the Upper Peninsula with local actors, will be screened at NMU.
  • July 3, 2014
    NCLL Explores Marquette Tourism
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present, “Our Marquette: What Do You Really Know?” from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, July 14.
  • July 3, 2014
    U.P. Murders Topic of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “More Murders in the UP: Solved and Unsolved” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 23
  • July 3, 2014
    NCLL Hikes IOHT
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a hike on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31.
  • June 13, 2014
    MCOLES Meeting at NMU
    The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) will be holding its summer meeting at NMU on Wednesday, June 18
  • June 2, 2014
    NCLL Tours County Courthouse
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the historic Marquette Country Courthouse.
  • May 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Piano Presentation
    Nancy Riley, founder of Marquette’s Lake Superior Piano Workshop, will give an NCLL presentation with performance pieces.
  • May 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Leather Workshops
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present two hands-on workshops led by leather worker Al Winfield.
  • May 5, 2014
    NMU Summer Hours Begin
    NMU's summer hours are in effect. Most offices and departments are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • April 28, 2014
    NMU Marks 115th Milestone
    It was 115 years ago today that Michigan Gov. Hazen Pingree signed the bill authorizing Northern State Normal School in Marquette.
  • April 28, 2014
    NCLL Tours U.P. SportsPlex
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a tour of the U.P. SportsPlex with former Marquette Parks and Recreation employee Doug Smith.
  • April 28, 2014
    NCLL Offers Florida Photo Tour
    Photographer Chuck Warner will present photographic views of Florida land, sea and air for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program.
  • April 28, 2014
    'Little Brothers' Topic of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation by the Upper Peninsula chapter of “Little Brothers: Friends of the Elderly.”
  • April 26, 2014
    NCLL Offers Astronomy Session
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a hands-on learning session with astronomer and NCLL member Scott Stobbelaar.
  • April 21, 2014
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    The next NMU psychology colloquium will be titled "The Ins and Outs of Defining Sex and Virginity Loss: Variations by Sexual Orientation."
  • April 18, 2014
    MFA Candidates Give Reading
    Graduating Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students from NMU's English department will read their work at a celebration on Friday, April 25.
  • April 14, 2014
    Vandament Memorial at NMU April 21
    A public memorial celebrating the life of former NMU President William E. Vandament will be held Monday, April 21, in Vandament Arena.
  • April 11, 2014
    NMU Jacobetti Complex Open House April 16
    NMU’s Jacobetti Complex will host an open house to highlight academic programs offered through the Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies.
  • April 9, 2014
    Olympic Medalist to Speak at NMU
    Speedskater Jordan Malone will give a presentation titled “Testing Mettle, Earning Medals” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Jamrich Hall room 104.
  • April 8, 2014
    NCLL Ventures Outside Comfort Zone
    A Northern Center for Lifelong Learning workshop will help participants see the value of “Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone."
  • April 3, 2014
    NMU Opera Class Performs Works
    NMU music students will present arias and ensembles from various operas Tuesday, April 8, in the Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • April 2, 2014
    Your Wealth Lecture Addresses Debt
    The next Your Wealth lecture is titled "The Walking Debt: Don't Become a Financial Zombie." The time has been changed on this event.
  • March 28, 2014
    Coffee House Concert April 5
    The Beaumier Coffee House Concert Series will feature Marquette County singer-songwriters Bryan Drewyor and Raymond Little Saturday, April 5.
  • March 28, 2014
    NCLL Presents 'ROCKLAND' Program
    The Northern Center for Learning presents “Yoopera! Local History Comes to Life in Opera and Story” on Tuesday, April 15.
  • March 28, 2014
    GRiZ Performs at NMU
    Northern Arts & Entertainment will sponsor a performance by electronic artist and producer GRiZ Thursday, April 3, at Vandament Arena.
  • March 27, 2014
    Violinist Carter Headlines Jazz Fest, Northern Nights
    Grammy-nominated jazz violinist Regina Carter will perform at the NMU Jazz Festival closing concert on Friday, April 11, and as part of the Northern Nights performing arts series on Saturday, April 12.
  • March 27, 2014
    Reynolds Touts Smoke-Free Society at NMU
    Patrick Reynolds, anti-smoking crusader and grandson of tobacco company founder RJ Reynolds, will present “Tobacco Wars: The Battle for a Smoke-Free Society” at NMU.
  • March 27, 2014
    Drone Warfare Talk at NMU
    Medea Benjamin will give a presentation on the ethics of drone warfare on Tuesday, April 1, at NMU.
  • March 26, 2014
    Policy Experts Debate Marijuana
    NMU will host a debate between two high-profile policy experts titled “Legalize It? Marijuana Policy Experts Debate Reefer Policy.”
  • March 26, 2014
    NCLL Offers Energy Medicine Program
    The Northern Center for Learning will present “What is Eden Energy Medicine?” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room.
  • March 25, 2014
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    Discussion on rehabilitation for suffers of upper limb paralysis due to brain injury using touch devices in a virtual environment.
  • March 24, 2014
    International Food Fest at NMU
    NMU will hold its 24th Annual International Food Festival from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Jacobetti Complex.
  • March 21, 2014
    NMU Biology Seminars Planned
    NMU’s biology department will sponsor three upcoming seminars, two delivered by master's degree candidates, as part of its Biology Seminar Series.
  • March 21, 2014
    JavaScript Presentation at NMU
    NMU's mathematics and computer science department will host a presentation titled "Evolving JavaScript" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • March 20, 2014
    NCLL Presents Poetry Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a poetry reading and writing workshop to celebrate National Poetry Month.
  • March 14, 2014
    Sen. Carl Levin Speaks at NMU
    Sen. Carl Levin will give a presentation at NMU titled “Public Service: The Heart of Democracy.” The event begins at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 13, 2014
    Online MPA Reception March 18
    NMU will host a free informational reception in Lansing for its Master of Public Administration degree, the only MPA program in the state offered completely online.
  • February 27, 2014
    Klezmer Performance at NMU
    Yale Strom, one of the world's leading authorities on Klezmer music, will present a lecture-performance on Saturday, March 15, at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Pow Wow March 15
    This year marks the 21st annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Offers GMAT Prep Course
    NMU's College of Business will offer a six-week course to prepare for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  • February 27, 2014
    Women's History Month Events at NMU
    In honor of Women’s History Month, NMU will show a film by independent video producer and director Audrey Geyer and bring photographer iO Tillett Wright to campus to present her work.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Presents Mine Panel Discussion
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a panel discussion on environmental impacts related to Eagle Mine operations.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Hosts Braille Workshop
    Marquette, Mich. The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Braille: The Touch System of Reading” from 1-3 p.m. Monday, March 17, at First United Methodist Church in Marquette.
  • February 27, 2014
    Your Wealth Presentation at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. The next Your Wealth presentation at NMU will be titled “Enterprise Facilitation: A New Approach to Business Development.”
  • February 27, 2014
    Job Fair at NMU
    The Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 19, at NMU.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a workshop on how to create an embossed and stained leather guest log book.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Program Explores Northwest Travel
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a talk on Northwest travel excursions titled “Seattle Sights and Mt. Rainier Heights.”
  • February 27, 2014
    Faculty Percussion Recital at NMU
    NMU's music department will present Carrie Biolo in a faculty percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Tours New Chocolay Facility
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the new Chocolay Township Volunteer Fire Department facility from 1-3p.m. Friday, March 21.
  • February 14, 2014
    Children's Concert at NMU
    The NMU music department will present a children's concert performed by the NMU String Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Feb. 16.
  • February 14, 2014
    Four Rock Bands Perform at NMU
    Four rock bands from across the country will converge at NMU for a one-night show on Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • February 6, 2014
    NMU Summer Job Fair Feb. 12
    NMU will hold a Summer Job Fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms.
  • February 6, 2014
    Civil Rights Film Series at NMU
    NMU is celebrating Black History Month with a Civil Rights film series highlighting three classic movies. All will be shown from 11:30-1:30 p.m. in Whitman Hall 136 on their respective dates.
  • February 6, 2014
    NMU Prof Discusses Regional Impact of War of 1812
    Marquette, Mich. NMU history professor Russell Magnaghi will discuss the regional impact of one of the most decisive wars in American history when he presents “Remembering the War of 1812 in the Lake Superior Basin” at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
  • January 31, 2014
    NMU Hosts 'Elect Her' Conference
    A free conference encouraging young people, especially women, to assume campus leadership roles and run for elected office on and off campus is being provided by NMU.
  • January 30, 2014
    'Digital Darwin' Talk at NMU
    Robert Pennock will present “Digital Darwin: Harnessing Evolution in Your Computer" at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Mead Auditorium.
  • January 30, 2014
    Holmes Brothers Perform at NMU
    The Holmes Brothers, a rhythm and blues trio whose career has spanned more than 30 years, will perform at the next Northern Nights event at NMU.
  • January 24, 2014
    NMU Presents 'American in Paris'
    NMU senior Alycia Heckathorn of Ironwood will present her capstone project, an original ballet set to George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, in NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • January 24, 2014
    Wildcat Market Offers Student-Made Goods
    A Wildcat Market held every Friday at NMU transforms the University Center into a walk-through marketplace of handmade art, jewelry and other goods.
  • January 24, 2014
    NCLL Explores Donckers Behind the Scenes
    Donckers owners Tom Vear and Jen Ray will give a behind-the-scenes look at their candy-making operation for an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning event.
  • January 22, 2014
    NMU Hosts Native American Speaker
    Phil Bellfy, author of Three Fires Unity: The Anishnaabeg of the Lake Huron Borderlands, will discuss the cross-border history of the Anishinaabeg at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building at NMU.
  • January 16, 2014
    Former Oil Company Insider Talks Affordable Energy
    John Hofmeister, founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former president of Shell Oil Company, will present “Affordable and Sustainable Energy” on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at NMU.
  • January 13, 2014
    Yooper Dance Kicks Off Cabin Fever Days
    The Great Yooper Folk Dance on Saturday, Jan. 25, will kick off the inaugural Cabin Fever Days sponsored by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • January 8, 2014
    Portrayal of John Muir at NMU
    Famed naturalist John Muir will tell his life story via a one-man performance by Steve Waller at NMU’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
  • January 7, 2014
    Hunt Starts Alaska Native Veterinary Program
    Tim Hunt, owner of Bayshore Veterinary Clinic, will give a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presentation on his trip to start the Alaska Native Rural Veterinary Program.
  • January 7, 2014
    NCLL Presents Talk on Burma (Myanmar)
    A century ago, Rudyard Kipling described Burma as a place “quite unlike any land you know about.” After a long period of isolation, the countryalso known as Myanmarhas started to encourage tourism.
  • January 7, 2014
    NCLL Hosts Woodworker's Rally
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodworker’s Rally Sessions III and IV.”
  • December 23, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Jan. 4
    The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU will feature performances by two singer-songwriters from different parts of the Upper Peninsula.
  • December 23, 2013
    NCLL Hosts 'Sea to Sky' Winter Kickoff
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its “Sea to Sky” winter kickoff from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.
  • December 23, 2013
    NCLL Offers Basic Fitness Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a basic fitness class from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Superior Fitness, 1310 S. Front Street in Marquette.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Hosts Holiday-Themed Meals
    NMU’s Dining Services will host a holiday lunch and a holiday dinner before the end of the semester. Both are open to the public.
  • November 27, 2013
    Senior Art Exhibit at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host the fall senior exhibition titled “403: Not Found” Dec. 2-13.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Choirs Perform Dec. 5
    NMU will hold a choir concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall inside the C.B. Hedgcock building.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Dance Concert Scheduled
    NMU will present a dance concert featuring faculty and student-directed pieces at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • November 27, 2013
    NCLL Hosts L'Attitude Lunch
    The Northern Center for LIfelong Learning will offer a lunch program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at L'Attitude Cafe in Marquette.
  • November 27, 2013
    Beaumier Coffee House Concert Dec. 7
    Marquette singer-songwriters Amy Lakanen and Troy Graham will be the featured Beaumier Coffee House Series performers on Saturday, Dec. 7.
  • November 27, 2013
    Genomics Impact on Cancer, Autism Discussed
    The 2013 Howard Hughes Medical Institute's holiday lectures will explore how advances in genomics are leading to a better understanding of disease and to improved treatments.
  • November 25, 2013
    NMU Police Academy Meetings Set
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for those planning to participate in the 2014 academy.
  • November 15, 2013
    'Carols in the Cathedral' Dec. 7-8
    The Marquette Choral Society will present a concert of Christmas music titled "Carols in the Cathedral" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.
  • November 15, 2013
    Human Emotions Talk at NMU
    A colloquium on how human emotions correlate with psychological conditions is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22.
  • November 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Creches
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a program on collecting crèches, or models displaying the scene of Jesus Christ’s birth.
  • November 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers Leather Ornament Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a workshop on the creation of leather Christmas ornaments from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Peter White Public Library’s craft room.
  • November 15, 2013
    NMU Students Host UPAWS Benefit
    NMU students will host Party for the Pets, a fundraiser for the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS).
  • November 14, 2013
    NMU Adds 'Les Miserable' Shows
    NMU has scheduled additional performances of the musical Les Miserables, fueled by popular demand and a sold-out initial run.
  • November 13, 2013
    High School Show Choirs Perform at NMU
    Marquette, Mich. NMU’s Lake Effect Show Choir is hosting the SING! DANCE! Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 19. It begins at 6:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall and is the final event of a day-long high school show choir workshop.
  • November 8, 2013
    Open Mind Chamber Ensemble Performs
    The NMU music department will present a performance by the Open Mind Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 8, 2013
    Senior Piano Recital Nov. 17
    Marquette, Mich. NMU senior piano student, Andrew Graham, will present a solo recital on Sunday, Nov. 17.
  • November 4, 2013
    NCLL Offers Floral Design Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a creative floral design class from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Garden Bouquet on Baraga Avenue in Marquette.
  • November 4, 2013
    Biology Seminar at NMU
    Marquette, Mich.Kyla Iwinski, a master's degree candidate at NMU, will present the next NMU biology seminar on Friday, Nov. 8.
  • November 1, 2013
    Comedian Coming to NMU
    Emily Galati will perform stand-up comedy at NMU on Thursday, Nov. 7. The event begins at 8 p.m. in 103 Jamrich Hall and is free and open to the public.
  • November 1, 2013
    'Breaking Bad' Star Visits NMU
    Marquette, Mich. Actor Giancarlo Esposito, who played Gus in the cable television series, Breaking Bad, will speak at NMU on Monday, Nov. 11.
  • November 1, 2013
    NMU Presents 'Les Miserables'
    Former Broadway actor and NMU theater professor Paul Truckey will play Jean Valjean in the NMU production of Les Misérables.
  • November 1, 2013
    Superior Select Choir Performs at NMU
    NMU’s music department will hold a concert featuring the Superior Select Choir at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 31, 2013
    Jazz Trio Performs at NMU
    NMU’s music department will present a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 31, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Paris, Loire Valley
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the geography, history, art and architecture of Paris and the Loire Valley from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 31, 2013
    NMU Marks International Education Week
    NMU will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 18-22 as part of the nationwide celebration of international education and exchange sponsored jointly by the U.S. Departments of State and Education.
  • October 29, 2013
    Music Seminar at NMU
    The Northern Michigan music department will hold a music seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in 111 Thomas Fine Arts.
  • October 29, 2013
    Longyear Slideshow at NMU
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will present a historical slideshow titled “J.M. Longyear: A Grand Tour through Lantern Slides.”
  • October 25, 2013
    Garden City Music Club Performs Nov. 2
    Marquette, Mich.The Beaumier Coffee House Series continues on Saturday, Nov. 2, with a performance by Steve Jones and the Garden City Hot Club.
  • October 23, 2013
    NCLL Presents Jewelry Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a jewelry-making workshop from 1:30- 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library.
  • October 23, 2013
    NCLL Offers Program on Pacific Northwest
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on a journey through the Pacific Northwest titled “Peaks, Parks and Perks” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 21, 2013
    Presentation on Sustainable Future at NMU
    Nicole Foss and Laurence Boomert will speak at NMU about the state of human population and what can be done to ensure a comfortable future for upcoming generations.
  • October 18, 2013
    Lieutenant Governor to Speak at NMU
    Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will speak at NMU on Friday, Nov. 1. His presentation, “Transforming a Great State,” is part of President David Haynes’ Critical Issues Conversation Series.
  • October 16, 2013
    'Make a Difference Day' Volunteers Needed
    Additional volunteers are needed for “Make a Difference Day,” which is being coordinated locally through the NMU Volunteer Center. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26.
  • October 16, 2013
    Rodney Atkins Concert at NMU
    NMU will present a concert by country music artist Rodney Atkins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Vandament Arena.
  • October 16, 2013
    Rodney Atkins Concert at NMU
    NMU will present a concert by country music artist Rodney Atkins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Vandament Arena.
  • October 16, 2013
    'Planet Chat' at NMU
    Three NMU students will share their recent adventures abroad in Morocco, Spain and South Korea during a “Planet Chat” presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
  • October 15, 2013
    BlackMahal Performs at NMU
    The Northern Nights series at NMU will host BlackMahal, a San Francisco-based live music experience. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center.
  • October 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers DNR Talk
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering an overview of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30, in room 101B of the Superior Dome.
  • October 15, 2013
    'U.P. Mosaic' Exhibit Opens
    The complicated-yet-rich relationship between the people of the Upper Peninsula and its natural world and landscape will be the focus of a new exhibition at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center.
  • October 14, 2013
    Poet with Marquette Ties Gives Reading
    Poet Jonathan Johnson, a Marquette Senior High School and NMU graduate, will give a public reading on Thursday, Oct. 17, as part of the NMU Visiting Writers Program.
  • October 14, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Intro to Photography Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold an introductory digital photography class from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and Monday, Nov. 11, at the Lakeview Arena Citizen’s forum.
  • October 11, 2013
    One Book Author Visits NMU
    Karen Thompson Walker, author of the One Book One Community selection The Age of Miracles, will participate in two events at NMU on Monday, Oct. 28.
  • October 11, 2013
    NCLL Holds Intro Photography Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold an introductory digital photography program from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, and Monday, Nov. 11, at the Lakeview Arena Citizen’s Forum Room.
  • October 11, 2013
    NCLL Holds Planning Sessions for Winter Events
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold winter curriculum planning sessions from 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Nov. 7, in 404A Cohodas Hall.
  • October 9, 2013
    Autism Presentation at NMU
    The NMU psychology department will hold a presentation on educating children with autism at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, in 167 Gries Hall.
  • October 7, 2013
    'Wealth is a Choice' Author Speaks at NMU
    James Studinger, the author of Wealth is a Choice, will give a presentation on financial decision-making and responsibility on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at NMU.
  • October 7, 2013
    DeVos Art Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits Friday
    The DeVos Art Museum is unveiling two new exhibits on Friday, Oct. 11: “Illustrators 55: The Society of Illustrators Annual Travel Show” and “Rabbit Island: Works and Research 2010-2013.”
  • October 7, 2013
    DeVos Art Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits Friday
    The DeVos Art Museum is unveiling two new exhibits on Friday, Oct. 11: “Illustrators 55: The Society of Illustrators Annual Travel Show” and “Rabbit Island: Works and Research 2010-2013.”
  • October 7, 2013
    'Amazonian Dark Earths' Talk at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation titled “Amazonian Dark Earths and Their Implications for the Conservation and Development of the Region" on Monday, Oct. 14.
  • October 4, 2013
    Public Schools Presentation at NMU
    Diane Ravitch, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, will present “Is There Any Hope for Public Schools?” at NMU.
  • October 3, 2013
    Choir Concert at NMU
    The NMU Choir, Madrigal Singers and Lake Effect Show Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 3, 2013
    NMU Theater Presents A Kind of Alaska
    NMU’s 2013-14 Theater Studio Series will present A Kind of Alaska by Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • September 27, 2013
    NCLL Offers Digital Photo Book Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a hands-on workshop for creating photo books from digital images with NCLL member and presenter Elizabeth Bates.
  • September 27, 2013
    NMU Jazz Band Performs Oct. 8
    NMU’s jazz ensembles will perform their first concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • September 27, 2013
    French Canadian Heritage Day Celebrated
    The State of Michigan has designated Oct. 4 as French Canadian Heritage Day. The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU and the City of Marquette will honor the occasion with a series of related events over two days.
  • September 27, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Oct. 5
    The Beaumier Coffee House Concert Series will continue with its second show of the season on Saturday, Oct. 5. Performances by singer-songwriters Jenn Copeman and Angela Josephine will begin at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge.
  • September 27, 2013
    Gay Marriage Presentation at NMU
    Chet DeFonso, head of the NMU history department, will deliver a presentation titled “The Triumph of Adam and Steve: The State of Gay Marriage in 2013.”
  • September 25, 2013
    Police Academy Information Meetings Scheduled
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for prospective applicants. There are two sessions to choose from: Tuesday, Oct. 8, or Wednesday, Oct. 9.
  • September 24, 2013
    NMU Biology Seminar Friday
    The next NMU biology seminar will explore “Mosquito Saliva Serine Protease Enhances Dissemination of Dengue Virus into the Host.”
  • September 23, 2013
    NMU Unveils Campaign Goal
    With the marching band providing a festive musical backdrop and students holding flip cards with eight figures preceded by a dollar sign, NMU officials revealed the $25 million fundraising campaign goal.
  • September 20, 2013
    St. Louis Brass Performs in Marquette
    The St. Louis Brass Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Kaufman Auditorium as part of the Northern Nights series at NMU.
  • September 20, 2013
    NMU Holds Fall Job Fair
    The Fall Job Fair at NMU will be held from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Great Lakes Rooms in the University Center.
  • September 19, 2013
    Tonight's Chavez Speech Rescheduled
    Tonight’s Latino Month presentation at NMU has been rescheduled because of travel issues. Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, will speak from noon to 2 p.m. Friday (Sept. 20) in the Pioneer Room of the University Center.
  • September 13, 2013
    Talk on Psychiatric Diagnosis Labels at NMU
    Mary Pelton-Cooper will offer a clinician’s perspective of recent changes to the Diagnostic Manual of the American Psychiatric Association during a talk at NMU.
  • September 13, 2013
    NMU Homecoming Set
    NMU’s 2013 Homecoming celebration includes activities for alumni and community members. It will culminate on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21, with the parade, all-alumni reception, community block party and football game.
  • September 12, 2013
    NMU Holds Latino Heritage Month Events
    Two events honoring Latino Heritage Month will be held at NMU, including a presentation by Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez.
  • September 12, 2013
    Entrepreneurs Share Stories, Advice
    An entrepreneurship panel featuring NMU and Marquette community members will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is titled "Make Your Dent in the Universe: Lessons from Three Entrepreneurial Stories."
  • September 12, 2013
    NMU Hosts UNITED Conference
    NMU’s UNITED Conference will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 26. UNITED stands for Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity.
  • September 12, 2013
    Biodiversity Talk at NMU
    The next biology seminar at Northern Michigan Unviersity is titled “Some Random Thoughts on Biodiversity: What We Don’t Know and Why It’s Important to Find Out.”
  • September 10, 2013
    NCLL Sponsors Green Home Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer two tours of the unique Net-Zero Home from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30- 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • September 10, 2013
    Optical Imaging Presentation at NMU
    Dr. Daryl Hochman from Duke University Medical Center will discuss optical imaging as a tool for investigating normal and pathological brain function at NMU.
  • September 6, 2013
    Constitution Day Forum Tackles Controversial Topics
    Three heavily debated topics surrounding the United States Constitution will be addressed in a forum, “Controversial Constitutional Issues: The Defense of Marriage Act, Citizens United and Voting Rights Act," at NMU.
  • September 5, 2013
    U.P. Topics Presented at NMU Symposium
    Presentations on a variety of topics related to the Upper Peninsula will be offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XIII at NMU on Friday, Sept. 13.
  • August 22, 2013
    NMU Hosts First Poetry, Music and Dance Fest
    NMU will host its first International Poetry, Music and Dance Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
  • August 22, 2013
    NMU Theater Season Announced
    The musical “Les Miserables,” starring former Broadway actor and NMU Professor Paul Truckey as Jean Valjean, will be among the featured productions at NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • August 20, 2013
    NMU's Fall Fest Aug. 26
    NMU’s Fall Fest will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, the first day of classes.
  • August 16, 2013
    Copper Strike Exhibit at Beaumier Center
    The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center is hosting a traveling exhibition titled “Tragedy and Tumult: Michigan’s 1913-14 Copper Strike” through Friday, Sept. 27, in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • August 6, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a workshop on creating a leather computer mouse pad from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library.
  • July 23, 2013
    NCLL Holds Hike on Heritage Trail
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a hike on the newly completed Iron Ore Heritage Trail connecting Negaunee and Marquette.
  • July 19, 2013
    Woodwind Quintet Performs at NMU
    The Page Five Woodwind Quintet, with guest artist Nancy Redfern, will present a program of chamber music for winds and piano at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • July 3, 2013
    Father Marquette Presentation Scheduled
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and Marquette Regional History Center will co-sponsor a presentation titled “Father Marquette in the 17th Century.”
  • July 2, 2013
    Students Sell Daisies to Raise Awareness
    A group of NMU students has organized a fundraiser called “Draw the Line with Daisies” to raise awareness of honor killings in Pakistan and support efforts to decrease them.
  • June 13, 2013
    New Play Performed in Marquette
    Performances of a new play bound for Washington, D.C. titled “Waiting for Orson” will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre at NMU.
  • May 29, 2013
    Trout Seminar at NMU
    A NMU biology seminar about Fluvial and Adfluvial Brook Trout will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • April 24, 2013
    NCLL Presents 'U.P. in 3-D'
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a 3D tour of the Upper Peninsula in its early years of development from 7-8 p.m. Monday, May 13.
  • April 23, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Local History Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a local history event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 9, at the Central U.P. and NMU Archives in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center.
  • April 19, 2013
    NMU Dance Recital April 27
    NMU’s dance program will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • April 16, 2013
    NCLL Helps to Keep House in Order
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host part two of “Putting Your House in Order” from 7 -9 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Peter White Public Library in the Shiras Room.
  • April 15, 2013
    French Baking Seminar April 26
    NMU’s French program will present a French Baking Seminar titled “The French Trilogy: The Stories of Boule, Baguette and Croissant.”
  • April 15, 2013
    Lake Effect Performances at NMU
    NMU will present “A Taste of Lake Effect Show Choir” with two performances on Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25.
  • April 12, 2013
    'U.P. in Story' Event at NMU
    The Upper Peninsula has long been a place of fascination for authors, songwriters and storytellers.
  • April 11, 2013
    Genealogy Workshop Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a genealogy workshop from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.
  • April 9, 2013
    Tiempo Libre Performs in Marquette
    The Northern Nights series at NMU will conclude its 2012-13 season with a performance by the three-time Grammy nominated Cuban group, Tiempo Libre.
  • April 9, 2013
    Coffee House Concert April 13
    The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert will feature two groups: Brandon and I; and The Goldmine Girls.
  • April 9, 2013
    NMU Symphonic Band Performs
    The NMU Symphonic Band will perform at 3 p.m Sunday, April 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Student Recital April 9
    NMU’s music department will host a student recital at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Percussion Ensemble Performs
    The NMU Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Percussion Ensemble Performs
    The NMU Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • March 28, 2013
    Author Speaks at Holocaust Memorial Service, NMU
    The annual Holocaust Memorial Service, sponsored jointly by the Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom, will be held on Sunday, April 7. It coincides with Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Jazz Fest April 11-12
    The annual jazz festival at NMU will take place Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12. This year’s festival will feature saxophonist Jim Snidero and vocalist Kathy Kosins.
  • March 25, 2013
    NMU Museum Hosts Hubbard Retrospective Exhibit
    The DeVos Art Museum at NMU will open a retrospective exhibit of a faculty member titled “John Hubbard: Looking Back” on Monday, April 1. A reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 4.
  • March 22, 2013
    Mussels Seminar at NMU
    A presentation titled “Evolution and Diversity of Freshwater Mussels” will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Mead Auditorium at NMU.
  • March 21, 2013
    NMU Holds Psychology Colloquium
    A presentation about the effect of vasopressin deficiency on rat behavior and cognition will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in Gries Hall at NMU.
  • March 20, 2013
    One-Act Plays Performed at NMU
    NMU will present two one-act plays directed by students as their senior capstone projects. Both will be performed beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 to Saturday, April 6.
  • March 18, 2013
    'Waist Away' Author Speaks at NMU
    Dr. Mary Clifton, co-author of “Waist Away: How to Joyfully Lose Weight and Supercharge Your Life,” will share her passion for plant-based diets and whole foods during a presentation at NMU.
  • March 15, 2013
    Michigan Economic Expert Speaks at NMU
    Jeff Guilfoyle, president of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, will discuss trends and opportunities related to the state’s economy and fiscal year 2014 budget proposals at NMU.
  • March 15, 2013
    Gloriana to Play at NMU March 23
    Northern Arts and Entertainment is bringing musical act Gloriana to NMU. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday March 23, in Vandament Arena.
  • March 15, 2013
    Civil War Presentation at NMU
    NMU’s psychology department will host a colloquium series presentation titled “Looking at the Civil War Era via Material Behavior Expressions” by Karen Suksi.
  • March 15, 2013
    Annual NMU Ball March 23
    NMU’s International Dancers and Steppin’ Out Ballroom Dance Club will host a night of food, music and dancing for students and community members.
  • March 13, 2013
    Sandra Fluke Speaks at NMU March 20
    Social justice advocate Sandra Fluke, whose effort to testify before a House committee on the need for insurance plans to cover contraception created a national media firestorm, will speak at NMU.
  • March 13, 2013
    Biology Seminars at NMU
    NMU’s biology department will host four biology seminars next week. All will take place in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • March 13, 2013
    Title IX Roundtable at NMU
    A roundtable discussion on the impact of Title IX legislation on women’s athletics and education will be hosted by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • March 12, 2013
    Women and Finance Topic of NMU Talk
    Suzanna de Baca, a nationally recognized financial expert, will speak at NMU about how women can take control of their own finances and make informed economic choices.
  • March 11, 2013
    'Elect Her' Event at NMU
    NMU is one of 39 institutions nationwide and in Jamaica that will host “Elect Her: Campus Women Win,” a free training program that encourages college women to run for student government.
  • March 7, 2013
    End-of-Life Decisions Addressed
    A presentation titled “End of Life: Who Decides When You Die?” will be the next event in the Your Health lecture series at NMU.
  • March 7, 2013
    Northern Nights Series Presents Cimarrón
    The Northern Nights Series at NMU will present a performance by the Colombian folk group, Cimarrón. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • March 6, 2013
    'Night of a Thousand Stars' at Forest Roberts Theatre
    The NMU First Nighters’ Club is hosting a cabaret-style performance of music and comedy from Broadway and beyond. The “Night of a Thousand Stars” fundraiser starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU Marks Women's History Month
    Several events are planned at NMU in honor of Women’s History Month in March. All are open to the public and free, unless otherwise indicated.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU Student Recital March 12
    The NMU Music Department will host a student recital at 4 p.m Tuesday, March 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.
  • March 6, 2013
    NCLL Offers Spring Snowshoe, Ski and Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a spring snowshoe, ski and hike from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in northwest Marquette County.
  • March 6, 2013
    NCLL Visits Mineral Museum
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a trip to the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU 'PigStock' Party Open to the Public
    NMU’s Dining Services is throwing a “PigStock” party from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, in the Marketplace dining facility on campus.
  • March 1, 2013
    NCLL Offers 'Natural Gourmet' Luncheon
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer lunch with a “natural gourmet” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the social room of First United Methodist Church in Marquette.
  • February 21, 2013
    'Broadway and Beyond' at NMU
    NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre will present Adam Lowe’s senior showcase, “Broadway and Beyond,” on Thursday, Feb. 28.
  • February 14, 2013
    NMU Offers GMAT Prep Course
    A prep course for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) will be offered by NMU’s College of Business starting Wednesday, March. 13.
  • February 13, 2013
    Trends in Higher Education Addressed
    Charles Rose, recent general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will present “Emerging Trends in Higher Education” on Monday, Feb. 18, at NMU.
  • February 13, 2013
    Winterfest Open Skate Feb. 19
    As part of NMU’s WinterFest, there is an open skate for the public from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Berry Events Center.
  • February 13, 2013
    NMU Play Focuses on Soldiers, Trauma
    The experience of an American journalist embedded with troops in Iraq and the lingering trauma he must confront after he returns to the States are explored in “Fallujah,” the upcoming play at NMU.
  • February 12, 2013
    Author Matt Bell Gives Reading
    Award-winning author Matt Bell, NMU’s newest fiction writer and member of its creative writing faculty, will read from his upcoming debut novel, “In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods."
  • February 6, 2013
    NCLL Plans Activities
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a spring and summer curriculum planning event from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 404-A Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • February 6, 2013
    NMU Student Recital Feb. 12
    NMU music students will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
  • February 5, 2013
    NMU Retiree Social Thursday
    NMU will host its winter retiree social from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 7, in the University Center Cadillac and Brule rooms.
  • February 5, 2013
    NMU Hosts Summer Job Fair
    NMU is hosting its annual summer job fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the University Center.
  • February 1, 2013
    NMU Art Professor Interprets Faculty Show
    In conjunction with the NMU School of Art and Design faculty art exhibition, art history professor Mitsutoshi Oba will present his reflections and impressions of the show at 2 p.m. Friday,Feb. 8.
  • February 1, 2013
    Two Bands Perform at NMU Feb. 9
    Two local bands, Sam & Taylor and the Chanteymen, will perform on Saturday, Feb. 9, at NMU as part of the Beaumier Coffee House series.
  • January 31, 2013
    NCLL Presents French Cuisine
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will bring the flavors of France to the community with an ethnic dinner on Thursday, Feb. 21.
  • January 29, 2013
    Edvard Grieg's Sonatas Performed
    Edvard Grieg’s Complete Piano Sonatas will be performed by Steven Bjella on violin and Michael Keller on piano at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • January 28, 2013
    Genealogy 101 Program Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a novice course in genealogy at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.
  • January 28, 2013
    Stammtisch Meets Thursdays at New Location
    Individuals interested in speaking or learning German in a relaxed atmosphere are invited to drop in between 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at a new locationthe Boardroom of the Landmark Inn.
  • January 24, 2013
    Piano Recital at NMU Friday
    Nancy Redfern, music professor at NMU, will present a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • January 24, 2013
    'Memories of Hedgcock' Program at NMU
    Memories of Hedgcock Fieldhouse will be shared during an informal roundtable discussion hosted by Craig Remsburg and Tom Peters at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • January 23, 2013
    Chernobyl Disaster Topic of NMU Seminar
    NMU will present a seminar on what role biology plays in learning from nuclear disasters at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Jamrich Hall room 105.
  • January 23, 2013
    Puerto Rican Parrot Seminar at NMU
    NMU will present a biology seminar on genetic distinctiveness of the Puerto Rican parrot at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 in Mead Auditorium, located in the West Science Building.
  • January 21, 2013
    Presque Isle Snowshoe Tour Feb. 9
    Presque Isle’s natural beauty and rich history will be showcased during a snowshoe tour led by John Anderton, NMU geography professor.
  • January 18, 2013
    NCLL Offers WLUC-TV Tour
    A behind-the-scenes tour of WLUC-TV6 will be offered from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, as a part of the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning’s winter schedule.
  • January 17, 2013
    Health Care Policy Presentation at NMU
    A discussion about the effectiveness of America’s current health care system will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • January 17, 2013
    NCLL Ore Dock Presentation Planned
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the potential transformation of Marquette’s Lower Harbor ore dock from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.
  • January 16, 2013
    Program on Composer Sebelius at NMU
    A program on Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
  • January 15, 2013
    MLK Events Planned at NMU
    NMU will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a series of events from Monday, Jan. 21, to Thursday, Jan. 24.
  • January 11, 2013
    NCLL Offers Wine Program and Leather Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a wine tasting and presentation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, or Thursday, Jan. 24, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street.
  • January 9, 2013
    Young Dubliners Concert Canceled
    The Young Dubliners have been forced to cancel a January 26 concert at NMU because lead singer Keith Roberts requires throat surgery.
  • January 7, 2013
    NMU Hosts Skiing, Ski Jumping Presentation
    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU will offer a free public presentation titled “Mining is our Bread, but Skiing is Our Soul” on Thursday, Jan. 17.
  • January 7, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Jan. 19 at NMU
    Gratiot Lake Road of Calumet and Krebs Cycle of Marquette will be the featured bands at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU.
  • January 7, 2013
    Burns Supper Brings Scottish Flavor to NMU
    To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a traditional Burns Supper on Friday, Jan. 25.
  • January 4, 2013
    Autoharp Player Bowers Performs at NMU
    Master autoharp player and songwriter Bryan Bowers will conduct an afternoon workshop and give a public evening performance at NMU on Saturday, Jan. 12.
  • December 19, 2012
    Multi-Media Art Class Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a multi-media art class in which participants will create drawings, paintings and collage.
  • December 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Digital Photography Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session digital photography class taught by professional photographer Jim Godell.
  • December 19, 2012
    U.P. History Program at NMU Archives
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will give participants an opportunity to use their critical thinking skills to research topics relevant to U.P. historical events and people.
  • December 19, 2012
    NCLL Presents Program on U.P. Murders
    Local Author Sonny Longtine will give a presentation on solved and unsolved murders that turned quiet U.P. communities into crime scenes.
  • December 5, 2012
    Holiday Concert at NMU
    Two NMU vocal groupsthe NMU Choir and Madrigal Singerswill perform a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • December 5, 2012
    Nativities Displayed at NCLL Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Northern Nativity” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 128 Timber Lane in Harvey.
  • November 29, 2012
    Coffee House Series Concert Dec. 15
    A teenage singer/songwriter and a married couple who combine music and movement will be featured at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at NMU.
  • November 29, 2012
    NMU's Thompson Awarded National Grant
    NMU Professor Jessica Thompson has joined a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project exploring the cost-effectiveness of restoring coastal marshlands to improve filtration and reduce polluted runoff.
  • November 28, 2012
    NMU Vocal Students Perform
    A final performance project by students studying voice with instructors June Ackroyd and Tony Beacco will be held at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 28, 2012
    Migratory Fish Seminar at NMU
    Christopher Holbrook from the U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center will present “Combining Telemetry and Traps to Infer the Spatial Distribution of a Migratory Fish Population” at NMU.
  • November 28, 2012
    Students Present Exercise and Disease Symposium at MGH
    Students from NMU’s health, physical education and recreation department will address the important role exercise can play in fighting specific diseases during a symposium titled “Is Sitting the New Smoking?"
  • November 21, 2012
    'Santaland Diaries' at NMU
    The play Santaland Diaries, which is based on an essay of the same name by David Sedaris, will be performed at NMU.
  • November 21, 2012
    Loon Seminar at NMU
    NMU's biology department will present a seminar titled "Multilocus genetic analysis of common loon populations using RAD-tag 'Nex-Gen' sequence data."
  • November 16, 2012
    Teaching Students with Autism Addressed at NMU
    A NMU colloquium will explore teaching children, adolescents and young adults with autism and related developmental disorders from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in 105 Jamrich Hall.
  • November 15, 2012
    Hockey for Hope Tourney Scheduled
    NMU’s Student Leader Fellowship Program is putting on a charity three-on-three hockey tournament for the Marquette Women’s Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Berry Events Center.
  • November 15, 2012
    NCLL Tours Mining Journal
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of The Mining Journal newspaper facility in Marquette at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.
  • November 15, 2012
    NCLL Offers Longyear Presentation
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on the life and contributions of J.M. Longyear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Marquette County Regional History Center’s Longyear Museum.
  • November 13, 2012
    NCLL Tours Logging Site
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of an active logging site on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
  • November 12, 2012
    NMU Offers Scientific Lectures via Webcast
    The 2012 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lectures will be webcast Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 16, in the Mead Auditorium of the West Science Building at NMU.
  • November 7, 2012
    New Business Competition Deadline Nov. 15
    All NMU students are invited to participate in the New Business Venture Competition, which is an opportunity for students to present their entrepreneurial ideas for a chance to win $9,000 in cash prizes.
  • November 2, 2012
    Frontier Ruckus Performs at NMU
    Frontier Ruckus, a folk-rock band from the Detroit area, will be the next featured act in the Northern Nights performing arts series at NMU.
  • November 2, 2012
    Your Wealth Talk at NMU
    NMU will host a Your Wealth lecture titled “Canada’s Incredible Turnaround: What the United States Can Learn from Its Northern Neighbor.”
  • November 2, 2012
    First Nations Food Taster at NMU
    The 12th annual First Nations Food Taster at NMU will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Jacobetti Complex.
  • November 1, 2012
    Author and Advocate Speaks in Marquette
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a talk by author and advocate Louise Reichert, who will speak about her advocacy for prisoners and their families.
  • November 1, 2012
    Jazz Trio Performs
    NMU’s music department will host a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 1, 2012
    'Legally Blonde' Auditions Set
    Community-wide auditions for the cast of actors, singers and dancers to appear in the musical, “Legally Blonde,” will be held at NMU.
  • November 1, 2012
    NMU Premieres Award-Winning Play
    NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the world premiere of Bears, the winner of the 2012 Panowski Playwriting Competition.
  • October 31, 2012
    Local Harvest Dinner at NMU
    A dinner featuring dishes inspired by local harvest foods will be offered by NMU’s Dining Services.
  • October 30, 2012
    Students Sell Homemade Goods at Market
    The Wildcat Market, an opportunity for NMU students to buy and sell handmade goods, will be held from noon-3 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 6, except for Thanksgiving.
  • October 26, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Nov. 1
    NMU’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Vigilance and Social Influence on Foraging Black-Capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus)” by Sayako Iwanaga, a master’s degree candidate.
  • October 26, 2012
    Loon Seminar at NMU
    NMU’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Molecular Genetic Evidence of Skewed Juvenile Common Loon Sex Ratios from Breeding, Migratory and Overwintering Populations.”
  • October 25, 2012
    NCLL Holds Curriculum Planning Event
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a winter curriculum planning event at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Cohodas Hall’s room 404-A.
  • October 25, 2012
    NCLL Offers Dancing Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “Social Dancing: Foxtrot and Rumba” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Dance Zone on the corner of College and Lincoln Avenues.
  • October 22, 2012
    Two Orchestras Perform at NMU
    The NMU Orchestra and Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra will give a concert at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.
  • October 19, 2012
    NCLL Tours WLUC-TV
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Behind the Scenes at WLUC-TV” at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.
  • October 19, 2012
    One Book Author Visits NMU
    Elena Gorokhova, the author of this year’s One Book One Community selection, A Mountain of Crumbs, will give a keynote presentation at NMU on Thursday, Oct. 25.
  • October 19, 2012
    Musical Art Exhibit Event at NMU
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will present an unveiling of reconfigured furniture pieces by NMU students and local community members at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.
  • October 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on NMU Resources
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Exploring the Lydia M. Olson Library and Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Olson Library in the Learning Resources Center.
  • October 15, 2012
    NMU Art Museum Hosts Two DJ Events
    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum will host listening and dance parties with Chicago-based InCUBATE and guest Eric May on Thursday, Oct. 18.
  • October 9, 2012
    U.P. High School Sports Exhibit at NMU
    Some of the stories and legends from the past 130 years of U.P. high school athletics will be on display in a new exhibit titled “U.P. Power! High School Sports in Upper Michigan.”
  • October 9, 2012
    Vocal Ensembles Perform at NMU
    NMU’s music department is bringing together its three choral ensembles for a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.
  • October 8, 2012
    NCLL Tours Teaching Family Homes
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the TFH campus located at 1000 Silver Creek Rd. in Harvey.
  • October 2, 2012
    NCLL Offers Leather-Making Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course titled “Hands-On with Leather” at 1 p.m. on three dates.
  • September 27, 2012
    Coffee House Concert Oct. 6
    Two acts specializing in historical songs and stories will be featured Saturday, Oct. 6, as part of the Beaumier Coffee House Series at NMU.
  • September 26, 2012
    NMU Police Academy Holds Information Meeting
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings for prospective recruits at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Center.
  • September 26, 2012
    Latin Film Shown at NMU
    As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the film “Sin Nombre” will be shown at NMU.
  • September 21, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Waterfalls Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an Alder and Pinnacle Falls hike with a lunch stop at Thomas Rock Park on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
  • September 20, 2012
    Human Trafficking Survivor Speaks at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation by Chong Kim, an Asian-American survivor of human trafficking and child sex exploitation, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Michigan Room in the University Center.
  • September 17, 2012
    People's Law School Offered
    The fourth annual People’s Law School will be held over four consecutive Thursdays, beginning Sept. 27.
  • September 17, 2012
    NCLL Tours Handcrafted Log Cabin
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Handcrafted and Unique Log Cabin” at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.
  • September 17, 2012
    One Book, One Community Events Announced
    The One Book, One Community program will host several fall events revolving around this year’s selection, "A Mountain of Crumbs," a memoir by Elena Gorokhova.
  • September 15, 2012
    Author Reading at NMU
    NMU is hosting a free reading by acclaimed author Nahid Rachlin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Ontario Room in the University Center.
  • September 13, 2012
    Great Lakes Water Quality Seminar at NMU
    Bill Bowerman will present “How the New Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 2012 Improves Protection of the Great Lakes” at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at NMU.
  • September 13, 2012
    German Stammtisch Held on Thursdays
    NMU’s German Club will host a German conversation table, or Stammtisch, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays during the semester at Upfront & Co. in downtown Marquette.
  • September 11, 2012
    NMU Homecoming Set
    NMU’s 2012 Homecoming celebration will feature activities for NMU students, alumni and community members Sept. 16-22.
  • September 6, 2012
    Canadian Consul General Speaks at NMU Symposium
    Roy Norton, consul general of Canada in Detroit, will present “236 Years of Canada-Unites States Relations in an Hour” to kick off the 12th annual Sonderegger Symposium at NMU.
  • September 6, 2012
    Funky Folk Dance at NMU
    A Funky Folk Dance featuring U.P. Gumbo will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Spring Street in Marquette.
  • September 6, 2012
    Quilting Workshop at NMU
    A beginner’s-level quilting workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU.
  • September 6, 2012
    'No Island is a Man' Exhibit Opens Sept. 14
    The DeVos Art Museum will feature its first exhibition in partnership with the artist-in-residence program on Rabbit Island, a privately owned Lake Superior refuge located three miles east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
  • September 5, 2012
    Invisible Children Program at NMU
    Representatives from Invisible Children, a non-profit group working to end the rebel military enslavement of Ugandan youth and bring peace to the central African region, will lead a program at NMU.
  • August 30, 2012
    Team Awesome, Shadow Arcade Perform Sept. 14
    Two local songwriting duos, Team Awesome and Shadow Arcade, will open the 2012-13 Coffee House Concert Series sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU.
  • August 20, 2012
    Great Lakes Research Forum at NMU
    NMU will host a free public forum on Great Lakes research on Friday, Aug. 24, in the Brule Room of the University Center.
  • August 1, 2012
    NMU Offers Master's Courses in the Soo
    NMU will begin offering courses from its Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Arts in English-Creative Writing programs this fall at Lake Superior State University.
  • July 30, 2012
    Northern Nights Series Announced
    Northern Nights is the new name for the NMU Performing Arts Series, which has brought top-notch entertainment to campus and the Marquette community since 1989.
  • July 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Paddle Down Indian River
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “A Summer Paddle Down the Indian River” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Hiawatha National Forest.
  • July 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Historical Mine Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “The Remains of the 1846 Jackson Forge and the Michigan Iron Industry Museum” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in Negaunee.
  • June 21, 2012
    Reception for Wongs Scheduled Tuesday
    A farewell reception honoring Les and Phyllis Wong will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Peter White Lounge of the University Center.
  • June 15, 2012
    NCLL Offers Leatherworking Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “Hands-On with Leatherwork” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans.
  • June 11, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Tuesday
    The biology department at NMU will host a guest seminar titled “Inhibition of miR26a microRNA increases sensitivity to Temozolomide in LN229 Glioma cells” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.
  • June 11, 2012
    NCLL Offers Weaving Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “Weaving with Framesa Unique Style” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21.
  • June 1, 2012
    NCLL Tours Mill
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of LP Building Products titled “Logs to Lumber: A Run through the Mill” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13.
  • June 1, 2012
    Police Dogs Topic of NCLL Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Our Four-Legged Law Enforcementthe K-9 Police Dogs” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.
  • May 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Talk on Nuclear Reactors
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Japanese Earthquake’s Impact on Nuclear Reactors” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Peter White Public Library.
  • May 17, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wildflowers Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Backyard Wildflowers” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, in Cohodas Hall’s room 416.
  • May 17, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Outpatient Care
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Patient Curiosity: What Happens When You’re Out?” at noon Monday, June 4, at Marquette General Hospital.
  • May 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Hike Along Falls
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a chance to hike up the Silver Bells and Rock River Falls at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 31.
  • May 14, 2012
    Flat Broke Performs at NMU
    The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at NMU as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series.
  • May 11, 2012
    NCLL Holds Annual Meeting
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its annual meeting with guest speakers from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, in the community room of Peter White Public Library.
  • April 24, 2012
    NCLL Explores Rocks, Agates and Minerals
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Agates, Rocks and Minerals” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Ishpeming Rock Club’s location at the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum on Lakeshore Drive.
  • April 24, 2012
    NCLL Tours Wool Company Farm
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Winter Sky Wool Company farm in Negaunee at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.
  • April 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Healthy Living Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “How to Live a Long, Happy and Healthy Life” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in room 241 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) at NMU.
  • April 19, 2012
    Biology Seminar Focuses on Honduras
    The NMU biology seminar series will present “Flora and Ecology of a Neotropical Savanna, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras” by Susan Fawcett, an NMU biology master’s degree candidate.
  • April 18, 2012
    NEPAL AND TIBET PROGRAM OFFERED
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Visit to the Land of Nepal and Tibet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.
  • April 18, 2012
    NCLL Tours Argonics
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Argonics manufacturing facility at KI Sawyer at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 2.
  • April 11, 2012
    NMU Dining Event April 20
    The NMU hospitality management program will host a five-course dinner with select wine pairings inspired by the theme, “Escape to the Jungle: Dine on the Wild Side.”
  • April 10, 2012
    NCLL Offers Watercolor Sessions
    The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer “Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons” with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.
  • April 10, 2012
    NCLL Offers Logging Tour
    ”The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the active logging sites of J.M. Longyear, LLC at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24.
  • April 9, 2012
    NMU Presents Spelling Bee Musical
    ”NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre will present the Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Tuesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 21.
  • April 9, 2012
    NCLL Offers Watercolor Sessions
    - The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer "Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons" with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.
  • April 5, 2012
    NCLL Offers Teaching Family Homes Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “An In-Depth View: Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan” at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Teaching Family Homes campus on Silver Creek Road in Harvey.
  • April 4, 2012
    NMU Visiting Writer Gives Reading April 12
    Author Adam Schuitema will read from Freshwater Boys, his collection of short stories that was named a Michigan Notable Book, on Thursday, April 12, at NMU.
  • March 29, 2012
    Rupa & the April Fishes Concert at NMU
    San Francisco-based band Rupa & the April Fishes will close out the NMU International Performing Arts Series with a concert on Thursday, April 12.
  • March 29, 2012
    Mental Illness Talk at NMU
    The next NMU psychology colloquium will be “The Classification of Mental Illness in the 18th Century: A Comparison of the Nosologies of Carl Linnaeus, Francois Bossier de Sauvages, Rudolpho Vogel and William Cullen."
  • March 29, 2012
    'Great Mozart Moments' at NMU
    The NMU music department will present an opera theater workshop titled “Great Mozart Moments” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 29, 2012
    Cuban Microbiologist Gives Talk at NMU
    Mayra Hedrich, an environmental microbiology specialist at Cuba’s Havana University, will give a free public talk at NMU as part of the International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 29, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Coffee House Concert April 7
    Singer-songwriters Joel Mytty and Katherine Niemann, both NMU students, will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival.
  • March 29, 2012
    NCLL Explores Independent Living Alliance
    The Superior Alliance for Independent Living, which provides services for people with disabilities throughout the Upper Peninsula, will be the topic of a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on Wednesday, April 11.
  • March 23, 2012
    NMU Students Present One-Act Plays
    NMU will present three student-directed one-act plays. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, through Saturday, April 7, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • March 23, 2012
    'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Event at NMU
    NMU will hold a “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, part of an international effort to raise awareness about the serious impacts of rape, sexual assault and gender violence.
  • March 23, 2012
    Longyear Research Legacies Discussed
    Frederick Nelson, a member of the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and NMU alumnus, will return to his alma mater to present “The Unintended Research Legacies of John Munro Longyear."
  • March 22, 2012
    Palestine Youth Theater Director Speaks at NMU
    Jackie Lubeck, co-director of Theatre Day Productions in Palestine, will present “The Impact of Making Theater for Youth in the Gaza Strip” as part of the NMU International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 22, 2012
    Poet Terris Gives Reading at NMU
    Poet Susan Terris, winner of the 2012 Louis Hammer Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, will be the next visiting writer at NMU.
  • March 16, 2012
    'From Field to Classroom' Seminar at NMU
    The NMU biology department will present a seminar titled “From the field to the classroom: Linking biology research with the scholarship of teaching and learning.”
  • March 13, 2012
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    The role of genetic and environmental factors on nicotine and alcohol consumption in mice will be explored at the next NMU psychology colloquium on Friday, March 16.
  • March 13, 2012
    Memorial Chili Challenge March 27
    The annual Hospitality Management Memorial Chili Challenge at NMU will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in the Jacobetti Center Commons.
  • March 12, 2012
    NMU Presents Staged Readings of New Plays
    NMU will present staged readings of two new plays: the 2012 Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award winner Bears by Mark Rigney; and Water, Woman by NMU professor Shelley Russell.
  • March 9, 2012
    NCLL Offers Sun Catcher Art Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Making a Diamond Sun Catcher with Sparkle” from 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Wolfgang’s Haus of Glas on Washington Street in Marquette.
  • March 9, 2012
    William Mather Presentation Offered
    Historical icon William Mather, who served as president and chairman of the board of Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, will be the subject of a free program co-sponsored by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the Marquette Senior
  • March 9, 2012
    Scholar Speaks on Business Ventures in Brazil
    Joel Sugano will present “Developing Business in Brazil through Innovation: the Cases of Brazilian Business Platform in Ethanol Industry, Coffee Industry and Seed Industry” at NMU.
  • March 7, 2012
    Gubbins Reads from Book about 'Mother of Fly-Fishing'
    Author John Gubbins will visit NMU to read from his new book Profound River, about a legendary 15th-century nun who taught field sports to generations of English men and was the country’s first bestselling autho
  • March 6, 2012
    NMU Pow Wow Celebrates 20 Years
    The 20th Annual "Learning to Walk Together" Traditional Pow Wow will be held at NMU’s Vandament Arena Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18.
  • March 6, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Program on Negaunee Civil War Vets
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “A Look at Negaunee’s Civil War Veterans” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Negaunee Public Library on Case Street.
  • March 6, 2012
    Beaumier Center Hosts Immigration Talk
    The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a presentation titled “Host and Huddled Masses: Defining ‘Americanism’ during the Century of Immigration, 1820-1924.”
  • March 6, 2012
    Three Divas Perform Broadway Favorites
    The First Nighters Club at NMU will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” on Saturday, March 17.
  • March 5, 2012
    St. Urho's/Patty's Day Dance and Potluck March 16
    A dance and potluck celebrating the unique Finnish-American holiday, St. Urho’s Day, and one of the world’s most popular ethnic festivities, St. Patrick’s Day, will be held on Friday, March 16.
  • February 24, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar March 2
    The NMU biology department will present a free seminar titled “The Population Status of the Federally Threatened Pitcher’s Thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) in the Grand Sable Dunes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshor
  • February 23, 2012
    NCLL Visits Ski Hall, Suicide Hill
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a combined indoor-outdoor program beginning at the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming and ending at the Suicide Hill ski jump area.
  • February 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Session on Writing Personal Stories
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “ Write It Down: Preserve Your Story” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the First Presbyterian Church on Front Street.
  • February 22, 2012
    Entourage Actor Grenier Coming to NMU
    Adrian Grenier, best known for his starring role in the Emmy-nominated HBO series Entourage, will present “The Teenage Paparazzo Experience” at NMU on Tuesday, March 13.
  • February 22, 2012
    NMU Jazz Concert March 1
    NMU’s music department will present a jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 22, 2012
    Songwriters Mills and Wyatt Perform at NMU
    Singer/songwriters Jerry Mills and Shannon Wyatt will present a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at NMU.
  • February 17, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    The NMU biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. The talk will be held in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.
  • February 13, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Therapy Dogs
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “What is a Therapy Dog?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • February 13, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ethnic Cooking Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Chef’s Panache for CookingThink Ethnic” at noon Thursday, March 1, at Elizabeth’s Chop House on Front Street.
  • February 10, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    The NMU biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.
  • February 10, 2012
    Rural Social Work Seminar at NMU
    NMU will host a presentation titled “Social Work in a Very Rural Place: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.”
  • February 2, 2012
    Storyteller Kevin Kling Performs at NMU
    Storyteller Kevin Kling, known for his commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, will share his talents with a Marquette-area audience on Friday, Feb. 24.
  • February 2, 2012
    Near East Performed at NMU
    NMU will stage the regional premiere of The Near East by Alex Lewin Feb. 15-18 and Feb. 21-25.
  • February 1, 2012
    Author Horrocks Reads at NMU
    Author Caitlin Horrocks will read from her book, This Is Not Your City, on Monday, Feb. 6, at NMU.
  • January 28, 2012
    POLYGRAPH TEST DISCUSSED
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents “Lies, Lies and More Lies! A Polygraph Experience.”
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Class Explores Ukraine and Russia
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled “Exploring the ‘New’ Ukraine and Russia” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in NMU’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wine-Tasting Course
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a course called “Comparing WinesWhat to Know” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street in Marquette.
  • January 20, 2012
    Chinese New Year Party at NMU
    The Chinese Organization at NMU is inviting the campus and community to its Chinese New Year party on Friday, Jan. 27. The
  • January 20, 2012
    Yid Vicious Performs at NMU
    Yid Vicious, a klezmer band from Madison, Wis., will be the next featured act in NMU’s International Performing Arts Series.
  • January 20, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ballroom Dancing Class
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a ballroom dancing course for beginners at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Dance Zone on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette.
  • January 17, 2012
    Sea Kayaking Program Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called “Defined by Water: Sea Kayaking the U.P.” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in room 101-B of the NMU Superior Dome.
  • January 16, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Fest Concert Feb. 4
    Songwriter Erik Koskinen and folk duo Jim and Ray will be featured in the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s February coffee house series concert at NMU.
  • January 16, 2012
    Sled Dog Racing Talk at NMU
    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s speaker series will present “Sled Dog Invasion: Town to Town with the UP 200 and Midnight Run” on Thursday, Feb. 2.
  • January 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Jacobetti Center Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of NMU’s Jacobetti Center at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.
  • January 12, 2012
    Free Program on Service Dogs
    A free educational program on service dogs will be held from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Peter White Public Library community room.
  • January 11, 2012
    Senior Tax Advice Offered
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Minimizing the Tax Bite for Seniors” from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • January 6, 2012
    NMU Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
    NMU’s multicultural education and resource center will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a week-long celebration.
  • January 6, 2012
    NCLL Offers Digital Photography Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session program on digital photography from 7-9 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 18 and 31; Feb. 7 and 21; and March 6 and 21.
  • January 4, 2012
    Burns Supper Celebrates Scottish Poet
    To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU will host a traditional Burns Supper on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
  • December 22, 2011
    Folklife Festival Concert Jan. 14
    The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will kick off 2012 with a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert featuring All Strings Considered and Lumber Jakki on Saturday, Jan. 14.
  • December 6, 2011
    NMU Commencement Speakers Announced
    Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will be the keynote speaker at NMU’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.
  • December 5, 2011
    Songer Gives Business Presentation at NMU
    Dr. Matthew Songer, the executive in residence at NMU’s College of Business, will share his perspectives as a physician, inventor, engineer and entrepreneur in a public presentation on new frontiers in business.
  • November 23, 2011
    NMU Orchestra Concert Nov. 30
    The NMU orchestra will present a “Pops” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 22, 2011
    World AIDS Day Dance Dec. 2
    A dance to promote World AIDS Day and support the Marquette County Health Department’s Continuum of Care Program will be held on Friday, Dec. 2, at NMU.
  • November 21, 2011
    Music Series Features Kaivama
    The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at NMU continues in December with a Beaumier Coffee House Series event featuring Kaivama. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • November 18, 2011
    NMU Police Academy Holds Orientation
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will host mandatory orientation meetings for those planning to enroll in the next training program.
  • November 17, 2011
    NCLL Offers U.P. in 3D Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a program titled “Tour the U.P. in 3D” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Cohodas Hall’s room 416.
  • November 15, 2011
    NATIVE ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH SET FOR NOV. 30
    An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan will be released in early December. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • November 15, 2011
    NATIVE ANTHOLOGY LOWER MICHIGAN LAUNCH DEC. 2
    An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan will be released in early December. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • November 7, 2011
    LAZARUS PROJECT AUTHOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    Aleksandar Hemon, author of the One Book One Community selection, The Lazarus Project, will give a presentation at NMU on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
  • November 7, 2011
    PERFORMANCE EVENT TIES IN WITH LAZARUS PROJECT
    "Echoes of War," a vocal and instrumental performance event related to the One Book One Community selection The Lazarus Project, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 4, 2011
    ARCHIVES HOSTS FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH EVENT
    The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives will host an open house and offer tips on researching family histories from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center.
  • January 15, 2011
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