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  • October 17, 2017
    NMU French Program Presents Silent Horror Film with Grand Piano

    Northern Michigan University’s French Program is presenting its 10th annual “Classic Silent Film with Grand Piano Accompaniment.” La Chute de la Maison Usher, a 1928 French horror film, will be screened at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Brule and Cadillac rooms of the University Center. Admission is free.

  • October 16, 2017
    Students Can Meet Fresh Coast Film Fest Directors

    A “Meet the Directors” event designed to connect NMU students with some of the Fresh Coast Film Festival (FCFF) directors will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Wildcat Room of the Berry Events Center. For the second year, the School of Health and Human Performance and the outdoor recreation leadership and management program have partnered with the FCFF to host this free event. The festival runs Oct. 19-22 in Marquette.

  • October 16, 2017
    Japanese Student Presents Gift to NMU President

    Northern Michigan University’s 38th Sister City Scholarship student Chika Sawada of Higashiomi, Japan, presented NMU President Fritz Erickson with a handkerchief gift from her mayor. NMU offers an annual scholarship for a Higashiomi student to attend the university for one year. According to Sawada, the handkerchief gift exchange is a kind gesture on behalf of her mayor. It is done yearly as an act of thanks for the continued relationship between NMU and Higashiomi.  

  • October 16, 2017
    Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, to Speak at NMU

    Author Daniel Handler, who wrote A Series of Unfortunate Events and All the Wrong Questions under his pen name, Lemony Snicket, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University. This NMU Platform Personalities event will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free for NMU students with ID and $2 for the public.

  • October 11, 2017
    Wiles Named to AAUW National Student Advisory Council

    Northern Michigan University student Madeline Wiles of Gladstone is one of 10 individuals selected to serve on the 2017-18 American Association of University Women National Student Advisory Council.

  • October 11, 2017
    Senior Piano Recital at NMU

    The Northern Michigan University music department will showcase the talent of pianist Anna Daavettila in her senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

  • October 10, 2017
    NMU Announces New Business Venture Competition

    Northern Michigan University students, regardless of major, and Upper Peninsula high school students are invited to participate in the 11th annual New Business Venture Competition sponsored by the NMU College of Business. Individual students or teams of up to five can compete for a $5,000 cash prize and an additional $5,000 in business support. There is a guaranteed prize of $500 for the best high school idea.

  • October 10, 2017
    NMU Offers Online RN to BSN Degree

    Northern Michigan University will launch a fully online version of its accredited academic program that enables registered nurses to enhance their career goals by earning a bachelor’s degree. The RN to BSN program will combine interactive online nursing coursework with project-based clinical nursing instruction and courses from NMU’s applied workplace leadership major. Scheduled to begin as a pilot in January, the online program will be structured so that licensed RNs can study either part time or full time around work and family schedules.

  • October 10, 2017
    NMU Fall Semester Job Fair Oct. 18

    Northern Michigan University's Career Services will host the 50th Annual Fall Semester Job Fair from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, in the University Center.