Jordan Receives Award

Scott Jordan, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Management, receives the WEA (Wilderness Education Association) Frank Lupton Service Award.

The 2015 WEA Award Recipients:

Student/Leader Award: Rebecca Roehm (Indiana Univeristy) Outdoor Educator Award: Taito Okamura: President of WEAJ (WEA Japan) Organization Award: Rare Earth Adventures (President of the WEA) Frank Lupton Award: Scott Jordan,  Paul Petzoldt: Guy Savoie (Key note speaker, owner of Voyageur Wilderness Programme (VWP) located on Nym Lake, border of Quetico Park pristine wilderness area, Ontario, Canada)  

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News and Information


Interested in Wildland Firefighting? 

NMU's certificate program will allow you to graduate with the "total package" of practical skills and knowledge that appeals to prospective employers. This program takes you well beyond a basic introduction to this exciting occupation, and combines advanced, hands-on instruction from qualified instructors with high-caliber internships and field experiences. Learn more about the program here


Community Health Education students Tyler LaPlaunt, Rachel Sabin, and Sara Hellman presented at the 18th Annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning (ASL) on Thursday April 11th, 2013. They presented the ASL work accomplished in the Fall 2012 semester of their Health Communication course. Please see full story.

Interested in Dance?

Please see the performance information for the 2013-14 academic year.


Current AHA Certification Course Offerings Information

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Great Lakes Rooms, Don H. Bottum University Center

Approximately 400 people attended the 2015 Wildcat Wellness Health Fair on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.  Each year the health fair committee invites non-profit, health-promoting agencies to take part in this annual event by setting up an interactive display and/or screening. 

Academic Program Videos

Students talk about their experiences and opportunities within the majors of Health and Human Performance.

Athletic Training 
Community Health Education
Management of Health and Fitness  
Outdoor Recreation Leadership 
Physical Education - Coaching  
Sports Science

Exercise Science Laboratory

Exercise Science LabThe laboratory houses a wide array of contemporary instrumentation for research in biomechanics, exercise physiology and more.  The lab provides academic experiential learning opportunities for students.  The GetFit adult fitness program is also based in the laboratory. Full listing of lab equipment


Injury Clinic - PEIF Suite 226

SAM_0024_tlarge.JPGDo you have a sport or physical activity related injury?  We may be able to help!

The Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic is a FREE service to NMU students and is also available to faculty, staff and their family members, as well as NMU alumni. 

Winter 2015 Schedule*
Monday, Jan. 12 through Friday, Apr. 24, 2015

Hours of Operation:
Monday:          9:00 am -   5:00 pm
Tuesday:         9:00 am -   5:00 pm
Wednesday:    9:00 am -   5:00 pm
Thursday:        9:00 am -   7:00 pm
Friday:            9:00 am -  2:00 pm                      

Appointments strongly recommended

To request an appointment email or call 227-2174. Walk-ins also welcome.

*The Clinic is closed when classes not in session due to class cancelations and academic breaks.
The clinic will be closed:
Mon., Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Day observance, no classes
Mon.-Fri., Mar. 2-6, Midsemester Recess

Alumni Spotlight

Management of Health and Fitness Alum

Stephanie Howe

Management of Health and Fitness Alum Stephanie Howe is featured on the latest issue of Running Times (pictured). Click here to read more about Stephanie and her adventures after graduation from NMU!

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