NMU Quiz Bowl Team Competes at

National Championships!

The NMU Quiz Bowl team (partially sponsored by the Honors Program) has been invited to this year's NAQT Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in Chicago. Good luck to the Quizcats!

Student Resources

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Beyond Courses


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Derek Bush graduated in May 2012, having earned full honors from the Honors Program.  After working as an intern in Gov. Rick Snyder's Marquette office, Bush recently accepted a position at the Lake Superior Community Partnership as a regional economic development liaison. Read more

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If you have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and a score of 27 or higher on the ACT, you're the kind of student we're looking for. Apply here

Interim Honors Program Director

Michael JoyMichael Joy, associate professor in the Modern Languages department, will be the interim director of the honors program while David Wood is on sabbatical. Joy began teaching at NMU in 2006 and teaches Spanish. Learn more about Joy.

 Honors Student Profile

Melissa Orzechowski entered the Honors Program as a freshman in fall 2012. As a double major in Communication Studies and Environmental Studies and Sustainability, she is the current president for the Honors Student Organization. Read more

Honors Student Organization (HSO)

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All honors program students are automatically members of the HSO and need not be enrolled in an honors class to participate. The HSO is entirely student run and organizes social events, tutoring, and informal advising including the mentor program. More HSO news