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  • September 29, 2016
    Northern's MPA Program 6th Most Affordable

    Northern Michigan University offers the 6th most affordable online public administration degree in the country, according to new rankings released by SR Education Group. The company annually researches and ranks hundreds of schools based on value, quality and affordability and posts the results on its OnlineU website.

  • September 28, 2016
    NMU Grad Shoots Groundbreaking Magazine Cover Photo

    Women’s Running reports it is the first U.S. fitness magazine to feature a woman wearing a hijab on its cover and NMU art and design graduate James Farrell (’07) photographed the subject. Farrell is based in New York City and specializes in action, sports and fitness photography. He traveled to Detroit to complete the cover shoot of Rahaf Khatib, a six-time marathoner and mother of three from Farmington Hills. Farrell captured images of her running near Comerica Park, the River Walk and other city landmarks.

  • September 28, 2016
    Beaumier Center Hosts French-Canadian Heritage Day Oct. 1

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a full day of presentations, demonstrations and music related to voyageur and French Canadian culture on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event coincides with French-Canadian Heritage Week in the State of Michigan. Admission is free.

  • September 28, 2016
    'Traces of the Trade' Movie and Discussion at NMU

    The largest slave-trading family in U.S. history was not from the South, but from New England. In her documentary, "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North," producer/director Katrina Browne and hine family members embark on a journey that brings them face to face with the history and legacy of their forefathers' hidden enterprise. It will be shown at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Oct. 6. 

  • September 27, 2016
    NMU Student Advances on 'The Voice'

    NMU student Karlee Metzger is pursuing her musical passion and ambitions as a contestant on NBC’s The Voice. She advanced through the blind auditions Monday night with her rendition of Samson by Regina Spektor. Judges Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus turned their chairs at the last second, vying to have her join their teams. Metzger selected Cyrus as her coach.

  • September 27, 2016
    Beethoven and Banjos at NMU Friday

    NMU’s music department will host a performance of Beethoven and Banjos. The ensemble is composed of members of Decoda, Carnegie Hall’s affiliate ensemble, soprano Mary Bonhag, traditional musician Laurel Premo and Finnish folk duo Aallotar. Beethoven and Banjos is on a U.P. tour. Its NMU performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • September 26, 2016
    Second City Comes to NMU

    The Second City comedy group will perform at Northern Michigan University on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Based in Chicago and rooted in improvisational games, The Second City has produced some of the industry’s best-known talent, including Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey.

  • September 23, 2016
    Review of NMU Board of Trustees Meeting

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2016-17 general fund operating budget of nearly $108 million. The budget is $2 million, or 2 percent, higher than last year. The increase is attributed mainly to contractual obligations and rising utility costs. 

  • September 22, 2016
    'Hidden Costs of Government' Talk at NMU Sept. 28

    Michael Van Beek, director of research for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, will present "Overregulation: The Hidden Costs of Government" at Northern Michigan University as part of the Your Wealth lecture series. His talk begins at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.

  • September 22, 2016
    Cornhusk Doll Exhibit Opens at NMU's DeVos Museum

    Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum will present an exhibit that explores the ancient art form of cornhusk dolls to preserve traditional culture and history. "Elizabeth Doxtater: Art of Peace" will be on display Sept. 26-Dec. 9. An opening reception and artist talk is scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. Admission is free. 

  • September 21, 2016
    One Book One Community Events Planned

    The One Book One Community program has planned several events related to this year’s selection, “The Round House,” a National Book Award winner for fiction by Louise Erdrich. The novel transports readers to an Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota, where a boy on the cusp of manhood seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. 

  • September 21, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Landmark Inn Lunch

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a lunch at the Sky Room of the Landmark Inn from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. 

  • September 20, 2016
    NMU Recruiting Subjects for 'Couch to 5K' Study

    The Northern Michigan University School of Health and Human Performance is recruiting volunteers for an eight-week study of a “couch to 5K” run training program. Beginners or those who were former aerobic enthusiasts but stopped are encouraged to register.

  • September 20, 2016
    Police Academy Holds Info Meeting in Ironwood

    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Gogebic Community College. The session begins at 6 p.m. (CST) in room 012 of the Solin Center. It will last about 45 minutes.

  • September 16, 2016
    Public Comments on NMU Requested

    Northern Michigan University is seeking public comments that address the quality of NMU or its academic programs in advance of its regional accreditation evaluation. A team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) will visit NMU March 20-23, 2017, to review the university's ability to meet the HLC's Criteria for Accreditation. NMU has been accredited by the commission since 1916.

  • September 16, 2016
    NMU Alumni Award Winners Announced

    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association will honor four award winners over Homecoming weekend Sept. 23-24. The recipients and their awards are: Lynnae Ruttledge of Salem, Ore., and Jana Simmons of Ferndale, Distinguished Alumni; John Gremmer of Winneconne, Wis., Alumni Civic Leadership; and Luke Steinke of Champaign, Ill., Alumni Achievement.

  • September 16, 2016
    Author Matt Bell Gives Reading at NMU

    Matt Bell, author of the newly released novel "A Tree or a Person or a Wall," will begin his book tour at Northern Michigan University. He will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in 1322 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited.

  • September 16, 2016
    Tribal Law Presentation at NMU

    Northern Michigan University alumna and attorney Jana Simmons will give a presentation titled "Tribal Law and Economic Development" on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Her talk begins at 7 p.m. in the Whitman Hall commons, with a reception to follow. It is free and open to the public. 

  • September 15, 2016
    NMU Hosts 'Man Talk' on Sexual Assault, Relationships

    Michael Kaufman, an educator and writer focused on engaging men and boys to promote gender equality and end violence against women, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University titled “Man Talk: Ending Campus Sexual Assault and the Three Secrets of a Great Relationship.” The event begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public. 

  • September 15, 2016
    Beaumier Center Hosts U.P. 'Ghost Towns' Exhibit

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will launch a new exhibit titled “Remnants: Ghost Towns of the Upper Peninsula.” An opening reception is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Director Dan Truckey will give a gallery talk and refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

  • September 14, 2016
    NMU Awarded NSF Grant to Increase STEM Inclusiveness

    Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to launch a two-year pilot project designed to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native female college graduates, particularly in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The project will also address the “lack of American Indian teaching methods within the sciences education curricula.”

  • September 14, 2016
    'U.S. News' College Rankings Include NMU

    The U.S. News and World Report 2017 college rankings show that, among regional universities in the Midwest, Northern Michigan University is tied for 19th in Top Public Schools, 79th overall and 43rd in Best Colleges for Veterans.

  • September 14, 2016
    Reinhardt Completes REU at UMass Amherst

    The NSF grant project described below was motivated in part by student Biidaaban “Daabii” Reinhardt sharing her perspective on the lack of Native American female students in physics. She recently completed a summer research experience for undergraduates (REU) at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

  • September 13, 2016
    NMU's Learning Resources Center Hosts Community Open House

    Northern Michigan University’s Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center will celebrate Homecoming with a family reading program and a building open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The event is free and open to the public. It includes a punch card activity to enter a drawing for an iPad, tours of Lydia Olson Library and the public radio and television stations, and an opportunity for community members to sign up for a library borrower card and waive the usual $25 annual fee.

  • September 12, 2016
    Helsinki Chamber Choir Performs U.S. Debut of 'State of the Union'

    The Helinski Chamber Choir will visit Northern Michigan University for two performances of “State of the Union,” a bold new opera addressing the political and environmental issues of our time. The opera was created by 2015 Rabbit Island artists-in-residence Eugene Birman, a Juilliard-trained composer, and Scott Diel, an American librettist. 

  • September 12, 2016
    NMU Honors Constitution Day with Supreme Court Panel Discussion

    Northern Michigan University's political science department will honor the 229th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a panel discussion titled "The 2016 Election and the Future of the Supreme Court." The event is scheduled from 2-3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in 1705 West Science. The public is invited.

  • September 12, 2016
    NMU French Film Collection Open to Community

    Northern Michigan University's French program has opened its expansive collection of French and Francophone films to the community for the first time. Classic and contemporary films are available in the language lab during operational hours and multiple headsets allow for group viewing. 

  • September 12, 2016
    Beaumier Center Offers Ghost Town Bus Tour

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host a Ghost Town Bus Tour during the fall color season on Saturday, Oct. 8. Daniel Truckey, director fo the center, will lead a walking tour of Fayette State Park and stops at Labranche in Menominee County, Metropolitan in Dickinson County and Watson in Marquette County.

  • September 12, 2016
    Regional Police Academy Holds Information Meetings

    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday Oct. 5,  in room 132 of the Jacobetti Complex. Individuals interested in attending the next academy are encouraged to attend one of the 45-minute sessions. 

  • September 10, 2016
    Marquette Ranks Among Safest College Towns

    Safety can be part of the college selection criteria for many students and their parents. Northern Michigan University’s home base of Marquette is the 21st safest college town in America, according to a ranking released by The SafeWise Report. Security experts from SafeWise evaluated the most recent FBI crime statistics available. They coupled that data with their own research on safety-related programs and initiatives, culminating in 2016’s “50 Safest College Towns in America.”

  • September 9, 2016
    Olson Library Showcases Faculty and Staff Art

    The inaugural NMU faculty and staff juried art exhibit at Olson Library is on display in the atrium through Oct. 15. A closing reception with hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. The exhibit features works by 12 faculty and staff members from various campus offices and departments.

  • September 9, 2016
    NMU Hosts UNITED Conference

    Northern Michigan University will hold its annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference. UNITED is composed of a broad range of presentations and films. This year’s featured speakers and events will address such topics as Jewish communities in the United States, murdered and missing Aboriginal Canadian women, merging African heritage with American culture, shrinking cities in the Midwest and creating unity through food.

  • September 9, 2016
    Former Football Player Addresses Sports Culture and Sexual Assault

    Don McPherson, College Football Hall of Fame inductee and former NFL and CFL player, will give a presentation on campus sexual assault at Northern Michigan University. His talk is titled “You Throw Like a Girl.” It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in room 2904 of the West Science Building.

  • September 9, 2016
    NMU Aviation Maintenance Program Hosts Open House, Skills Competition

    Northern Michigan University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its first aviation maintenance technology graduates on Saturday, Sept. 17. An open house of programs located in the Jacobetti Complex is scheduled at 1 p.m. and the final competition of the AeroSkills Tournament, in which participants compete against the clock to assemble components they fabricated, will be held at 3 p.m. The public is invited to both activities at no charge.

  • September 9, 2016
    Police Academy Holds Information Meeting at Bay

    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Bay College. The 45-minute session will be held in room 221 of the Bonifas Building. 

  • September 8, 2016
    NMU Releases 10th Day Enrollment

    Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report reflects a projected decrease in total headcount attributed to declining high school demographics and larger graduating classes in recent years. But the number of concurrently enrolled high school students has increased through expanded NMU partnerships with regional school districts that enable students to complete college credits prior to high school graduation at no tuition cost.

  • September 8, 2016
    New NMU Center to Address Autism and Other Behavioral Concerns

    Northern Michigan University’s psychology department plans to establish an applied behavior analysis center that will address the regional shortage of assessment and therapeutic services for young children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities and other behavioral concerns. The non-profit clinic and research facility will serve as a training site for NMU students pursuing a degree or certification in the field.

  • September 7, 2016
    NMU Engineering Technology Programs Accredited

    Northern Michigan University’s degree programs in mechanical engineering technology and electrical engineering technology have been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.  

  • September 6, 2016
    NMU Public Safety Warns of Internet Scams

    NMU Public Safety is warning that an increase in internet scams of international origin has ushered in the start of the fall semester. Two NMU students recently fell prey to what they assumed were legitimate offers and lost money. Detective Guy LaPlante said one was promised a $9,000 scholarship if he sent $250 from a credit card or checking account. The other lost nearly $2,000 in a financial shell game after applying for a job advertised on a reputable career website. 

  • September 6, 2016
    Recruits Graduate from NMU Police Academy

    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony. Twenty-one recruits earned certificates of completion. 

  • September 2, 2016
    NMU Earns Gold for Student Veteran Support

    Northern Michigan University achieved gold-level status from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA) for supporting the academic and transitional needs of student veterans.

  • September 2, 2016
    Decolonizing Diet Cooking Demonstration Sept. 9

    The Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies and Sault Tribe Community Health will co-host a Decolonizing Diet Project cooking demonstration. The event is scheduled from 2-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at the Sault Tribe Health Clinic in Munising.

  • September 2, 2016
    Comedian Tyler Boeh Coming to NMU

    Comedian Tyler Boeh will bring his high-energy stand-up act to Northern Michigan University on Friday, Sept. 9. The show begins at 8 p.m. in 11 Jamrich Hall. It is sponsored by PrimeTime Productions. 

  • September 1, 2016
    NMU Plans Forensic Anthropology Program, Research Station

    Northern Michigan University is moving forward with plans to develop a new academic program in forensic anthropology, the science of analyzing human remains to determine an individual’s identity and the timing and manner of death. NMU’s program will include a secured outdoor research station that would be the eighth worldwide and the first cold-weather facility.

  • September 1, 2016
    Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Expands Hours

    The Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University has expanded hours this semester, including evening hours on Thursdays. 

  • August 31, 2016
    NMU-MSU Agreement Accelerates Law School Training

    Northern Michigan University has signed an agreement with Michigan State University College of Law that will allow qualifying incoming NMU freshmen to complete both their bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor (JD) degree in about six years, instead of the normally required seven.

  • August 31, 2016
    SmartZone Holds LaunchPad Information Session

    The Innovate Marquette SmartZone is sponsoring an informational night for its new fall session of LaunchPad for campus and community members who may want to pursue an idea for a new business startup. The "no commitment" session will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Erie Room of the University Center. 

  • August 30, 2016
    Beaumier Coffee House Season Begins Sept. 10

    The Beaumier Coffee House Series kicks off the 2016-2017 season with performances by singer/songwriter Dave Bett and the experimental group, Radio On. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Black Box Theatre in NMU's McClintock Building. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $1 for students.  Refreshments will be served.

  • August 30, 2016
    NMU Hosts College Fair

    Northern Michigan University will host a College Fair from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Jacobetti Complex.  The program will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and is open to all high school juniors, seniors and their parents.   

  • August 29, 2016
    NMU Sonderegger Symposium Covers U.P. Topics

    Presentations on a variety of topics related to the history, life and culture of the Upper Peninsula are being offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XVI at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Sept. 9. The event is free and open to the public. The NMU Center for U.P. Studies is hosting the event, which will take place in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. 

  • August 26, 2016
    NMU Receives Grant for CTE Teachers Initiative

    NMU has received a $6,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education for a project titled "Stand UP for Career and Technical Education (CTE)." The initiative is designed to increase the percentage of CTE teachers who meet certification or licensure requirements and to assist in recruiting and retaining CTE teachers in the Upper Peninsula.

  • August 26, 2016
    NMU Expands Educational Broadband Across U.P.

    High-speed internet is critical for economic vitality and education, yet many rural communities nationwide lack access. Northern Michigan University is helping to bridge the digital divide in the Upper Peninsula and potentially beyond through its innovative Educational Access Network. The EAN is available to any students taking NMU courses—whether they are on campus seeking a degree, at a partner high school offering dual enrollment or at home taking a class for continuing education, professional development or personal fulfillment.

  • August 26, 2016
    DeVos Exhibit Highlights Creative Letterpress Printing

    The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University is featuring a new exhibit titled “Correlation Matrix: Vida Sacic + David Wolske." Both artists base their practice in the process of letterpress printing and showcase the creative ways designers utilize type beyond didactic communication. 

  • August 26, 2016
    U-M Expert Addresses Lack of Racial Diversity in Environmental Field

    Dorceta Taylor from the University of Michigan will present "Diversity in Environmental Institutions: Trends and Challenges" at NMU. Taylor is a professor in the School of Natural Resources and Environment and U-M director of diversity, equality and inclusion. She will address the lack of racial diversity in the fast-growing environmental field and factors that have contributed to the trend. Her talk is scheduled from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in 1320 Jamrich Hall. 

  • August 24, 2016
    NMU Faculty Co-Direct Rock Climbing Congress

    NMU School of Health and Human Performance faculty members Phil Watts, Lanae Joubert and Scott Drum co-directed the 3rd International Rock Climbing Research Association (IRCRA) Rock Congress held earlier this month in Telluride, Colo. They spent more than a year planning this installment of the biennial event—the first one held in the United States. Several attendees with NMU ties also gave presentations. Watts delivered the opening keynote titled “A Physiological Model for Rock Climbing: The First 2000 Years.” He also was honored in the conference program for his retirement and contributions to the field.

  • August 23, 2016
    NMU Alumnus Joins SBAM Board

    NMU alumnus Richard Tegge, president of Wealth Strategy Group of Marquette, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM).

  • August 19, 2016
    Former Wildcat QB Endows Scholarship

    Keith Nelsen, a 1986 NMU graduate and former Wildcat quarterback, recently established an endowed football scholarship. The Nelsen Football Scholarship will provide financial support for a student playing on the NMU football team (active roster) who is also a graduate of a Wisconsin high school. 

  • August 16, 2016
    NMU Fall Fest Aug. 22

    Northern Michigan University’s Fall Fest is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, the first day of classes. The event will take place on the lawn outside the University Center.

  • August 15, 2016
    ROTC Cadet Attends Course in Africa

    Northern Michigan University student Patrick Schiller, U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet, attended a three-week culture, understanding and language proficiency course with Djiboutian Army cadets in Djibouti, Africa, July 16-Aug. 6.

  • August 15, 2016
    NMU Student-Athlete Interns with Company Building Red Wings' Arena

    NMU soccer player and construction management major Gabriella Garza secured a summer internship with Barton Malow, the firm building the Detroit Red Wings' new arena. An NMU grad is one of the lead executives on the project and requested to have a Wildcat on the team. Read the full story on Garza's experience from NMU Sports Information here

  • August 15, 2016
    NCLL Offers Woodworker Rally

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Woodworker Rally V" from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays in the NMU Jacobetti Complex room 137. Session I runs Aug. 22-Oct. 3 and Session II runs Oct. 10-Nov. 14.

  • August 8, 2016
    'Dark Store' Documentary Produced at NMU

    The Michigan Tax Tribunal’s practice of “dark store assessing” is the subject of a new documentary produced by Northern Michigan University students and a faculty member. The premiere of “BOXED IN” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Peter White Public Library, with a reception to follow. The film will also air on WNMU-TV at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.

  • August 4, 2016
    Brad Canale Appointed CEO of NMU Foundation

    Marquette native Brad Canale has been appointed chief executive officer of the Northern Michigan University Foundation. He most recently served as executive director of advancement and senior adviser to the dean for the University of Michigan College of Engineering.

  • August 1, 2016
    Braga Returns to Native Brazil for Olympic Duty

    NMU diving coach Milton Braga will provide color commentary on the Olympic diving competition for a television sports network in his native Brazil. He is well-qualified for the role, not only because of his coaching experience, but because of the perspective he brings as a former athlete who achieved the Olympic dream. Braga was the first Brazilian diver to compete in two Summer Games: 1976 in Montreal and 1980 in Moscow.

  • August 1, 2016
    Mayer's Route to Rio Stopped at NMU

    Former NMU student Mikaela Mayer is one of only two U.S. women boxers who will compete in this month’s Olympics. Securing a spot on the team avenges her narrow miss in 2012, when women’s boxing made its debut as an Olympic sport in London.

  • August 1, 2016
    Several Olympic Athletes Have NMU Ties

    NMU alumnus Andy Bisek, who graduated in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in physical geography, will compete in his first Olympics in Greco-Roman wrestling. He is one of several Olympic athletes with an NMU connection. 

  • July 29, 2016
    State Infrastructure Commission Seeks Public Input

    The 21st Century Infrastructure Commission created by Gov. Rick Snyder will hold an Upper Peninsula town hall listening session at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Aug. 19. Residents are encouraged to attend and provide feedback on infrastructure needs from 9-11 a.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall.

  • July 28, 2016
    International Students Come to NMU for Language, Cultural Immersion

    NMU’s English Language Institute (ELI) is hosting a four-week summer program for 27 students from partner universities in South Korea, China and Japan. The participants attend daily, intensive English as a Second Language classes, complete an academic service learning project with local non-profit organizations, go on several cultural field trips and interact with community members.

  • July 28, 2016
    S&P Affirms 'A' Rating for NMU Bonds

    S&P Global Ratings affirmed its “A” long-term rating on Northern Michigan University’s series 2012 general revenue bonds and its “A” underlying rating (SPUR) on NMU’s series 2008 general revenue bonds.

  • July 26, 2016
    Percussive Attack Camp Concert Aug. 5

    Percussive Attack Camp will wrap up a week-long study of music at Northern Michigan University with a free public concert on Friday, Aug. 5. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall

  • July 25, 2016
    NMU Student Teaches Visually Impaired Woman to Golf

    When student Whitney Kulich reported to her job at the NMU Golf Course one afternoon, there was an intriguing handwritten phone message left on the counter in the clubhouse. It said that a “62-year-old visually impaired woman wanted to learn to hit a ball off a tee.” Gretchen Preston had accepted a challenge to play in a Leader Dogs for the Blind charity tournament next year and wondered if anyone at the course might be able to give her lessons. Kulich was eager to return the call.

  • July 21, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Architecture Presentation

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled "Architecture Today," featuring Studio RAD architects and founders Joe Rom and Joy Carcillo. They will discuss their current projects, including the renovation of a local house, a 19th century barn conversion and the Ore Dock BotEco Center. 

  • July 20, 2016
    NCLL Tours Humboldt Ore Processing Mill

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a tour of the Humboldt Ore Processing Mill, formerly utilized by Cleveland Cliffs Iron. It had numerous occupants until 2006, when it was purchased by Rio Tinto. Ore processing began again in 2014 after a $275 million investment to bring the historic mill back into operation.

  • July 18, 2016
    NMU Presentation Celebrates Tobacco-free Anniversary

    As part of the UP4Health Challenge, Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled "It Takes a Village: Going Tobacco-free at NMU." The university is celebrating its second anniversary as a tobacco-free campus. 

  • July 15, 2016
    NMU Named 'College of Distinction'

    Northern Michigan University has been named a 2016-17 College of Distinction for its “engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.” Those are four qualities that Colleges of Distinction considers in releasing its annual recommendations designed to match parents and students with the right college.

  • July 15, 2016
    NCLL Offers BSB Farms Tour

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of BSB Farms in Skandia on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Owners Luke and Heather Bell will guide participants around their farm, which has about 4,000 cage-free Isa Brown chickens that lay eggs for NMU and other local outlets. 

  • July 13, 2016
    NMU Honored for Commitment to Student Veterans

    NMU was one of 15 colleges and universities recently honored for their commitment to helping student veterans transition from the military to college life through the Michigan Veteran Education Initiative. 

  • July 11, 2016
    NMU Class Unearths Beaver Island History

    Beaver Island is located on Lake Michigan, a two-hour ferry ride from Charlevoix. Its residents have included Native Americans, French fur trappers and traders, a Mormon sect called the Strangites whose leader declared himself king, and Irish immigrants. There was even a “secretive émigré from Russia who dispensed medical help to the islanders without charge,” according to the Beaver Beacon. Despite its unique and fascinating past, relatively little physical evidence of the island’s early history exists. NMU’s summer archaeological field school is helping to fill that void while giving students hands-on experience in excavation techniques and artifact analysis.

  • July 11, 2016
    Students Expand Perspective of Birds

    NMU students who participated in a recent field ornithology class recorded interactions with more than 175 bird species in various habitats. They saw raptors pepper the sky over Brockway Mountain during the spring migration, owls being banded by researchers at the Whitefish Point Bird Observatory and barn swallows nesting beneath the bridge where the AuTrain River spills into Lake Superior. Some were surprised to spot American white pelicans this far north.

  • July 11, 2016
    NMU Group Researches Biodiversity in Mongolia

    NMU Professor Kurt Galbreath and four students depart for Mongolia July 17 to study the biodiversity of mammals and parasites in remote regions. They will collect specimens and extract DNA for genetic clues as to how climate change and other factors influence population patterns. 

  • June 30, 2016
    NMU Blueberry Classic Golf Outing July 22

    The sixth annual Blueberry Classic golf outing will be held Friday, July 22, at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township. Funds raised at the event benefit NMU students who encounter unexpected financial challenges. Golfers of all levels are welcome to participate.

  • June 28, 2016
    NCLL Offers 'Political Primer'

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "A Political Primer in a Year of Political Phenomena" from 6-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in room B101 of the Superior Dome. 

  • June 28, 2016
    NCLL Offers Carp River Gardens Tour

    Editors: Please note the July 6 registration deadline. 

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will tour Negaunee's Carp River Gardens, the largest perennial garden in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin region, on Thursday, July 14.

  • June 24, 2016
    NCLL Visits Bay Cliff

    Editors: Please note the July 1 registration deadline. 

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a tour of Bay Cliff Health Camp from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7. Bay Cliff provides therapy services for children with various disabilities. The summer camp will be in full swing, with about 160 kids plus staff.  

  • June 22, 2016
    Fix Named U.P. Economic Educator of the Year

    Northern Michigan University’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) presented its inaugural U.P. Economic Education Teacher of the Year Award to Erika Fix, a high school social studies teacher with Gladstone Area Public Schools. She was honored at a CEEE advisory board luncheon held June 17 on NMU’s campus. 

  • June 22, 2016
    Panowski Playwriting Award Winner Announced

    “Building Madness,” a slapstick comedy by Kate Danley, is the winner of the 2016 Mildred and Albert Panowski Playwriting Award at Northern Michigan University. 

  • June 20, 2016
    Wells Fargo Supports NMU Center

    Wells Fargo representative Alisha Janquart presents a $2,500 ceremonial check to Hugo Eyzaguirre, director of the NMU Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE). The money will be used to improve K-16 financial literacy in the Upper Peninsula through teacher workshops and student competitions. Wells Fargo has contributed nearly $20,000 to the CEEE since 2011. Janquart is manager of Wells Fargo's NMU branch. 

  • June 17, 2016
    Invent@NMU Announces Statewide Expansion through White House

    Northern Michigan University’s commitment to expand its Invent@NMU program throughout Michigan was published in a White House fact sheet released as part of the National Week of Making. Invent@NMU Founding Director David Ollila also has been invited by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to attend a related Maker-to-Manufacturer Stakeholder event Monday, June 20, in Washington, DC.

  • June 17, 2016
    NMU Board Sets Tuition and Fees

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2016-17 tuition and fees schedule and agreed to restructure the university’s flat-rate tuition program. The combined average annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $10,086, an increase of $406—or 4.2 percent—from last year’s rate of $9,680. NMU will maintain its longtime rank as having the second-lowest tuition and fees among Michigan’s public universities and the lowest in the Upper Peninsula. Northern’s rate also adheres to the tuition restraint language in the state’s higher education bill.

  • June 16, 2016
    NMU Participates in Art Week

    Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum, School of Art & Design and the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host an open house from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, as part of Marquette's Art Week celebration. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

  • June 2, 2016
    Leach Appointed to State Infrastructure Commission

    Gavin Leach, vice president for finance and administration at Northern Michigan University, is the only U.P. representative and one of 27 members statewide serving on the 21st Century Infrastructure Commission created by Gov. Rick Snyder. The commission will develop a comprehensive, long-term vision that guides strategic infrastructure planning, investment and prioritization in Michigan.

  • June 2, 2016
    NMU Offers Summer Cyber Camp

    Northern Michigan University is hosting a Cyber Camp for high school-age students from 1-4 p.m. Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. Students will participate in a hands-on, challenge-based introduction to computer coding, programming and creating through technology.

  • June 1, 2016
    UP-AHEC Addresses Health Care Provider Retention

    The Upper Peninsula Area Education Center (UP-AHEC) has been working to identify the primary health care needs in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties. The center is looking for additional community members in business or health care to join a stakeholders group. UP-AHEC also completed a “Primary Care Provider Retention Survey” and will present the results during a public Health Care Recruitment Roundtable on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Ironwood.

  • May 31, 2016
    NMU Wildcat Kids and Tween Camps June 13-Aug. 18

    Northern Michigan University's Recreational Services will offer two summer day camps: Wildcat Kids for ages 5 years to 5th grade; and Wildcat Tweens for 6th grade and older. Both will run June 13-Aug. 18.

  • May 27, 2016
    U.P. SMILE Offers Training, Tools to Teachers

    A new professional development opportunity for Upper Peninsula 6th-12th grade teachers will help them integrate literacy into science, engineering and mathematics instruction and use technology to break down the silos between traditional content areas. The U.P. Project SMILE program partners Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center with four intermediate school districts across the Upper Peninsula. Its goal is to engage students in “three-dimensional learning.”  

  • May 26, 2016
    Folk Music Camp Scholarships Available

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center announces two scholarship opportunities for high school students to attend the Folk Music School at Northern Michigan University. The camp is scheduled July 17 - 22, just before the beginning of the annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Marquette.

  • May 26, 2016
    'North of the 45th' Exhibit Opens at NMU

    Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum presents it ninth annual “North of the 45th” juried exhibition. Featured artists live in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3.

  • May 25, 2016
    Kall Earns NASA Internship

    Northern Michigan University student Adam Kall will complete a summer internship with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., June 6-Aug. 12. He will be the only intern helping to maintain the digital security of the NASA servers. 

  • May 23, 2016
    Broderson Wins Bronze at Culinary Challenge

    Graham Broderson, food service worker II in NMU Dining, won the bronze award at the Midwest Culinary Challenge sponsored by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). He prepared Nigerian red rice with smoked black kale and edamame fritters.

  • May 23, 2016
    NMU Offers 'The Other Michigan' Summer Camp

    Northern Michigan University invites 10th-12th grade students to discover the wonders and complexities of the Upper Peninsula through its "The Other Michigan" residential summer program. The camp runs July 24-30. 

  • May 20, 2016
    Seaborg Center Offers Summer College for Kids

    Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center will host “Summer College for Kids” programs for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Morning and afternoon age-appropriate classes covering various topics will run June 20-24, June 27-July 1 and July 11-15.

  • May 20, 2016
    NMU Hosts Environmental and Sustainability Summer Camp

    Northern Michigan University will hold an Environmental and Sustainability Camp for high school-age students July 24-30. Students will experience first hand how scientists incorporate technology and field experiences into studies of the changing environment.

  • May 16, 2016
    NMU Class Returns from Belize

    Twenty Northern Michigan University students just returned from San Ignacio, Belize, where they gained hands-on clinical experiences under the guidance of NMU professors Kristi Robinia, Yuba Gautam and Mandi Roos. They were enrolled in an NMU course titled “Interdisciplinary Study in Global Health Care-Latin America.” The students worked with a Belizean physician to deliver care to more than 200 residents in the villages of Bullet Tree Falls and Benque Viejo. 

  • May 16, 2016
    Summer Skilled Trades Camps Offered at NMU

    Northern Michigan University will offer summer skilled trades camps at its Jacobetti Complex for middle school and high school students. One-day camps July 11-13 will cover either two topic areas at age-appropriate levels for grades 5-8 and 9-12 or one topic for all ages. A three-day camp with an engineering focus will be offered July 18-20 for students in grades 5-8.

  • May 13, 2016
    NMU Hall of Fame Class Announced

    The 1967 Wildcat football team and five former NMU athletes will be inducted into the NMU Sports Hall of Fame. All will be honored during Homecoming weekend Sept. 23-25. 

  • May 13, 2016
    Cellist and Pianist Present First U.S. Concerts of Stöhr's Works

    Cellist Stefan Koch and pianist Robert Conway are presenting the first U.S. performances of works by renowned Austrian composer Richard Stöhr (1874-1967). They will make a stop at Northern Michigan University for a performance and multimedia lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free. 

  • May 12, 2016
    Northern's MPA Program Among Most Affordable

    Northern Michigan University has one of the nation’s most affordable online master’s degree programs in public administration for 2016, according to gradschoolhub.com. It ranks 11th in the “Top 30” list compiled by the site.

  • May 12, 2016
    Invent@NMU Featured Among State's Top Innovative Programs

    Invent@NMU Founding Director David Ollila was invited to Detroit to participate in a May 11 panel presentation delivered to two high-ranking dignitaries from China. The presentation was titled “Michigan’s Leading Innovation Programs” and Invent@NMU was one of only five entities selected by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. to be featured. 

  • May 12, 2016
    NMU Hosts Young Wildcat Scholars

    Sixth-grade students from Northern Michigan University's nine charter schools attended a variety of hands-on, interactive classes this morning as part of Young Wildcat Scholars. The camp allows them to experience academics and campus life, along with highlights of the surrounding community.

  • May 11, 2016
    Pryor Places Second for Midwest Student Employee Award

    Megan Pryor of Marquette, a student employee with Northern Michigan University Dining, placed second among nominees for the Midwest Student Employee of the Year Award presented by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). She received $500 for the honor.

  • May 10, 2016
    Beaumier Center Highlights Products 'Made in Da U.P.'

    The Upper Peninsula has developed a more diversified economy since the mining and logging booms of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A variety of products are created and exported by U.P. companies. Many of these, both past and present, are featured in the “Made in Da U.P., Eh!” exhibit at Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.

  • May 9, 2016
    Mansoor Honored by NMU Board

    Amer Mansoor of Bloomfield Hills received the 2016 Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees’ Outstanding Male Graduating Senior Award. 

  • May 9, 2016
    NMU Board Names Lieck Outstanding Female Graduate

    Lindsey Lieck of Rhinelander, Wis., received the 2016 Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees’ Outstanding Female Graduating Senior Award. She was a member of the NMU Honors Program and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in political science and a minor in environmental studies.

  • May 6, 2016
    Orstad Receives AAUW Martha Griffiths Award

    The Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) presented its 2016 Martha Griffiths Award to Grace Orstad, a spring Northern Michigan University graduate who earned a degree in biochemistry. 

  • May 6, 2016
    NMU Board Honors Orzechowski

    Melissa Orzechowski of Grandville was named the 2016 Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees’ Outstanding Student of any class standing. The board's student achievement awards are presented annually to recognize students for their significant contributions to the quality of life at NMU through involvement in extra-curricular activities or through work in a university department.

  • May 5, 2016
    NMU Names Outstanding Graduates

    Northern Michigan University academic departments recognized their 2015-16 outstanding graduates—both seniors and graduate students—in advance of spring commencement. Honorees were selected based on their academic performance, campus leadership and personal qualities.

  • May 5, 2016
    Children's Exhibition at DeVos Art Museum

    The annual Children’s Art Exhibition is on display through May 22 at Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum. A reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 13.

  • May 4, 2016
    Transparency Project Update

    The Transparency Project Committee continues to finalize its recommendations and plans to implement tools and resources to improve transparency in campus-wide decision-making processes.

  • May 4, 2016
    NMU Board Presents Student Achievement Awards

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees presented its annual student achievement awards in advance of spring commencement. The awards recognize students for their significant contributions to the quality of life at NMU through involvement in extracurricular activities or through work in a university department. 

  • April 29, 2016
    NMU Board Approves Room and Board Rates, New Student Housing

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved housing and dining rates for the 2016-17 academic year. The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the “gold constant meal pass” dining option will be $9,604, an increase of $534 to cover inflationary cost increases and maintenance needs for housing facilities. The board also approved a resolution for construction and operation of new residence halls through a partnership with EdR, a national collegiate housing developer and manager.

  • April 29, 2016
    NMU Students Help to Brand Luge World Cup

    Northern Michigan University graphic communications students designed the logo and promotional materials that will be used for the International Luge Federation’s Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Lucy Hill in Negaunee. The Upper Peninsula Luge Club (UPLC), home of the only full-length natural luge track in the United States, will host the event in January 2017.

  • April 29, 2016
    Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center Holds Grand Opening

    A grand opening celebration for the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center was held Thursday, April 28. The facility is named in honor of alumnus and retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Beaumier, who contributed $1 million to the NMU Foundation to make the project possible.

  • April 27, 2016
    Graduating Senior Maximizes NMU Experience

    There are many stellar students at Northern Michigan University, but perhaps few have climbed as high or extracted as much from their educational experience as Melissa Orzechowski of Grandville. Her long list of achievements and activities is exhausting to read, much less execute. Orzechowski will graduate Saturday with a triple major and was selected as outstanding graduating senior by two of those departments. She also received the 2016 award for outstanding student of any class standing from the NMU Board of Trustees.

  • April 27, 2016
    Egyptian Scholar Uses Literature to Address Misconceptions

    Amel Abbady, a Fulbright alumna from South Valley University in Egypt, completed a semester-long teaching fellowship through NMU’s College of Arts and Sciences. In her two sections of Arab literature, she shared works by predominantly female authors and addressed common misconceptions about the Middle East, Islam and Muslim women.

  • April 27, 2016
    Young Authors Read to NMU President

    Area elementary students who will participate in the Marquette-Alger Young Authors' Conference May 2-5 at Northern Michigan University read their books to NMU President Fritz Erickson and his wife, Jan. 

  • April 26, 2016
    'The Round House' is One Book, One Community Selection

    “The Round House,” a National Book Award winner for fiction by Louise Erdrich, is the 2016 One Book, One Community selection. Erdrich is a revered chronicler of Native American life and a former Pulitzer Prize finalist. In "The Round House," she transports readers to an Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota, where a boy on the cusp of manhood seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. The incident upends and forever transforms his family.

  • April 26, 2016
    NMU Partners with Gwinn on Concurrent Enrollment

    Northern Michigan University and Gwinn High School administrators on Tuesday formalized an agreement to offer concurrent enrollment to Gwinn High School students. Concurrent enrollment is part of the Northern Promise, which gives high school students the opportunity to complete college credits prior to high school graduation at no tuition cost.

  • April 26, 2016
    Commencement Activities at NMU

    Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30, in the Superior Dome. Of the 1,106 students eligible to graduate, 853 are scheduled to march in the ceremony.

  • April 25, 2016
    PRIME Project Explores Genetic Diversity of Wildebeest

    NMU undergraduate students are using cutting-edge DNA sequencing techniques to research the genetic diversity of blue wildebeest populations in Zambia and southern Africa. The project is one of two proposals selected to receive seed money in the inaugural year of the Northern PRIME Fund, an internal funding mechanism that provides up to $20,000 for substantive, interdisciplinary research that engages students.

  • April 25, 2016
    Students Create Chemo Care Baskets

    Chemo Care Baskets being assembled today (April 25) by Students for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will be distributed to newly diagnosed neuro-oncology patients at UP Health System Marquette.

  • April 22, 2016
    Surrell Named NMU Commencement Speaker

    Dr. James Surrell, Newberry native and board-certified colorectal surgeon at UP Health System Marquette, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 30. The NMU alumnus also will receive an honorary doctor of science degree.

  • April 22, 2016
    Mansoor Selected NMU Student Commencement Speaker

    Amer Mansoor of Bloomfield Hills will be the student speaker at Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 30. He completed both NMU’s pre-med program and the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. Mansoor will graduate summa cum laude, a distinction for those who have achieved a 3.8-4.0 grade point average. He also received the outstanding male graduating senior award from the NMU Board of Trustees and was named outstanding graduate of the communication studies program.

  • April 22, 2016
    Hope Starts Here Challenge May 7

    The River Valley Bank Hope Starts Here Challenge will be held on Saturday, May 7. The annual challenge raises funds and awareness for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center through competitive and leisurely events geared for all ages and skill levels.

  • April 21, 2016
    Gladstone Team WIns U.P. Personal Finance Challenge

    Several Upper Peninsula teams participated at the regional level of the National Personal Finance Challenge, with support from the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) at Northern Michigan University.

  • April 21, 2016
    Art Lectures at NMU April 25

    Northern Michigan University's School of Art and Design will host a lecture event featuring Petra Giloy-Hirtz of Munich, Germany, and Terry Myers of Chicago. Their presentations begin at 6 p.m. and 6:40 p.m., respectively, on Monday, April 25, in room 165 of the Art and Design Building.

  • April 20, 2016
    U.P. Folklife Award Recipients Announced

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University has announced the 2016 recipients of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Award. Folk dancer, instructor and musician Kay Seppala of Chassell and the Hiawatha Music Co-op will be honored at a May 10 Scandinavian dinner.

  • April 19, 2016
    NCLL Offers 'Matter of Balance'

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host an eight-session program that emphasizes strategies to manage falls and increase activity levels. It is designed for those who want to improve balance, flexibility and strength or have concerns about falling.

  • April 19, 2016
    NCLL Program Explores Travel to Peru, Ecuador

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled “Peru and Ecuador: Machu Picchu, the Amazon Basin, Galapagos Islands.” NCLL members Carole and Zane Bard will lead participants on a journey through slides and stories from their travels to the region.

  • April 18, 2016
    NMU Launches 'Remove the Label' Campaign

    A new “Remove the Label” campaign at Northern Michigan University is designed to raise awareness about the damaging impact of stereotypes. It encourages the campus community to assess people based on their individual traits rather than categorize them according to negative assumptions, misinformation or unfair generalizations. Campaign posters were put in place last week. A “Remove the Label” event encouraging students to rip off post-it notes with handwritten stereotypes from oversized posters will begin Wednesday morning at Jamrich Hall.

  • April 18, 2016
    NMU Cosmetology Salon Unveils Upgrades

    The cosmetology program at Northern Michigan University will celebrate and showcase recent upgrades to its salon from 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Jacobetti Complex. The public is invited.

  • April 15, 2016
    Public Library's New Logo Designed by NMU Grad

    Recent Northern Michigan University graduate Stephen Tennis designed the new logo for Peter White Public Library, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary. His design was selected as the winner from about 30 submissions.

  • April 15, 2016
    NMU Senior Art Exhibit Opens

    Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum is hosting an exhibition of graduating seniors’ work. A closing reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 29.

  • April 15, 2016
    Stauber Wins New Business Venture Competition

    Logan Stauber of Lake Orion won first place in the New Business Venture Competition sponsored by the Northern Michigan University College of Business. His proposal, Upscale Energy Solutions, creates data-driven energy optimization solutions.

  • April 15, 2016
    Final Colloquium Features Faculty Panel

    Northern Michigan University's mathematics and computer science department will host its final colloquium of the academic year at 3 p.m. Friday, April 22, in 3100 Jamrich Hall. 

  • April 15, 2016
    NCLL Offers Macrame Workshop

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a workshop on the art of macrame. It will cover beginning knotting techniques; basic materials will be provided. 

  • April 15, 2016
    U.P. Chefs Present Scandinavian Dinner at NMU

    A six-course Scandinavian dinner with paired wines will be presented by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the U.P. Chapter of the American Culinary Federation on Tuesday, May 10, at Northern Michigan University. A cocktail reception with cash bar begins at 6 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Dinner will follow at 6:30. The registration deadline is May 5.

  • April 14, 2016
    New Undergrad Journal Launch Party April 21

    The NMU Honors Program is managing a new peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal open to all undergraduate students. “Conspectus Borealis”—Latin for “A Northern Perspective”—will be available online as part of The Commons, NMU’s institutional repository. Submissions can include scholarly works such as research articles, lab reports and technical papers, along with creative writing, visual art and foreign language pieces. A launch party for the inaugural issue will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Olson Library.

  • April 13, 2016
    NMU Student Wins Community Impact Award

    Northern Michigan University student Harrison Moynihan of Grand Haven received the Outstanding Community Impact Award from Michigan Campus Compact. He is one of six students throughout the state to receive the award, which honors those who have made community service an integral part of their college experience.

  • April 13, 2016
    Fonger Named Journalist of the Year

    NMU alumnus Ron Fonger was named Journalist of the Year by the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for his reporting on the water crisis in his hometown of Flint. Fonger exposed health problems with the water system in the "Flint Journal" and for MLive.com before the story gained international traction when elevated lead levels were discovered in childrens' blood. Read the full story here or review a Q&A with Fonger that appeared in a March issue of the NMU Alumni Association's "What's New NMU?"

  • April 12, 2016
    NMU Honors Harrison with Pop-Up Reading

    The Northern Michigan University English department will host a “pop-up” reading to honor the work of author Jim Harrison, who died on March 26. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in Olson Library.

  • April 12, 2016
    Science on Tap Highlights Student Scholars

    Northern Michigan University student scholars will share their research at the next Science on Tap presentation at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. The event runs from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 14.

  • April 12, 2016
    ISIS Panel Discussion at NMU

    Northern Michigan University political science and criminal justice professors will participate in a panel discussion titled “The U.S. Role in Fighting ISIS.” The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Cadillac room of the University Center. 

  • April 12, 2016
    NMU Orchestra Concert April 18

    The Northern Michigan University music department will present a concert by the NMU Orchestra, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer. It will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • April 11, 2016
    Student Group's Project Focuses on Flint

    The NMU Students for Sustainability organization plans to send nearly 8,000 cans of water to Flint in the near future, with support from Blackrocks Brewery and Griffin Beverage Company. The project and a series of three campus presentations scheduled this week align with the group’s chosen theme for this year: water quality.

  • April 11, 2016
    NMU Alumni Qualify for Olympics

    Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team alumni Andy Bisek of the Minnesota Storm and Robby Smith of the NYAC earned spots on the 2016 Olympic Team at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials this past weekend in Iowa City, Iowa. They join fellow NMU-OTS alumnus Ben Provisor, of the Colorado Springs, Colo., OTC, who qualified for the team during yesterday’s 85-kilogram final.

  • April 11, 2016
    Black Hawk Helicopter Will Make Stop at NMU

    A UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter will land at the Northern Michigan University campus this week. It will be on a static display from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, April 14, on the soccer fields at the corner of Wright and Lincoln Streets. Beginning at 3 p.m., it will engage in orientation flights for current military members and cadets in NMU’s Wildcat Battalion ROTC program.

  • April 11, 2016
    NMU Percussion Ensemble Performs April 16

    The Northern Michigan University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of James Strain, will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • April 11, 2016
    Lake Effect Choir Presents 'Taste of Heart & Soul'

    Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir will present “A Taste of Heart & Soul,” an evening of musical entertainment accompanied by appetizers, desserts and beverages. Two performances are scheduled on Wednesday, April 20, and Thursday, April 21. 

  • April 9, 2016
    Walcott Named Newman Civic Fellow

    Olivia Walcott of Allendale, an environmental science major at Northern Michigan University, has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors undergraduate and graduate students who have taken action in pursuit of long-term social change and who engage and inspire others in their communities.

  • April 8, 2016
    Kibit Semifinalist for National Award

    Christopher Kibit, hospitality and tourism management professor at Northern Michigan University, was a semifinalist for the Hermann G. Rusch Chef’s Achievement Award, presented earlier this week at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) ChefConnect Convention in Hawaii.

  • April 8, 2016
    NMU Places Third in Gift of Life Challenge

    Northern Michigan University recently earned third place among 12 state universities participating in the Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge. This year’s effort resulted in 235 NMU students registering as organ, tissue and eye donors.

  • April 8, 2016
    NMU Chemistry Students Win First Place for Poster

    The NMU Chemistry Department recently hosted the annual Student Research Symposium of the UP local of the American Chemical Society. The event is for undergraduate and graduate students who are from the Upper Peninsula or attending a U.P. institution. NMU students June Kowalski and Kathryn Kulju won first prize in the undergraduate division.

  • April 7, 2016
    NMU Employees Recognized

    NMU’s newest retirees, along with employees who have reached years-of-service milestones, were honored at the faculty and staff recognition luncheon on April 6. Awards were also presented to distinguished teams, technology innovators and individuals recognized for excellence in service. 

  • April 7, 2016
    NMU Quiz Bowl Team Wins Home Meet

    A Northern Michigan University Quiz Bowl team enjoyed its first undefeated run and took first place at last weekend's home tournament. NMU's team A topped competitors from Lawrence University and Michigan Tech. NMU senior Paul Flaminio also was the highest-scoring individual player.

  • April 6, 2016
    NMU Unveils New Logos

    Northern Michigan University today launched its new academic and athletic logos. The revitalized graphic identity is the result of a year-long process that included extensive research on the distinctive attributes of NMU and feedback on the designs from hundreds of university stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff and alumni.

  • April 5, 2016
    Biology Student Receives Research Grant

    Kaylagh Hollen, a Northern Michigan University biology student, recently received $2,517 through the scientific grant-funding website, Instrumentl, for her research project titled “A New and Rapid Way to Identify Staph Bacteria.” She is working under the guidance of biology professor Josh Sharp.

  • April 5, 2016
    NMU Choir, Arts Chorale Perform April 14

    The Northern Michigan University Choir and Arts Chorale will present a spring festival concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • April 5, 2016
    Be the Match Registration Drive April 11-12

    The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center will coordinate a Be the Match bone marrow registration drive on campus. The event will take place from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the Payne/Halverson lobby and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Jamrich Hall ticket booth near the auditorium. 

  • April 4, 2016
    NMU College of Business Hosts Spring Celebration

    Northern Michigan University’s College of Business is hosting a Kevät Juhla, or spring celebration, on Thursday, April 21. The social hour with cash bar begins at 6 p.m. in the University Center Explorer Rooms, with dinner and the program following at 7 p.m.

  • March 25, 2016
    'Sexual Assault on Trial' April 5

    “Sexual Assault on Trial,” a scenario-based forum that compares the responses of the university and local judicial system to allegations of sexual assault, will be held on Tuesday, April 5, at Northern Michigan University. 

  • March 25, 2016
    NMU Showcases Student Research, Creativity

    Northern Michigan University's 21st annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in Jamrich Hall.

  • March 25, 2016
    NMU Screens Royal Ballet's 'Romeo and Juliet'

    The Northern Michigan University music department will host a screening of the Royal Ballet production of “Romeo and Juliet.” The show runs from 5-7:40 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in 1100 Jamrich Hall, with free pizza to follow. Admission is free for NMU students with ID, $5 for students under 18 and $15 for adults.

  • March 25, 2016
    Rolling Stones Trombonist Highlights NMU Jazz Festival

    Michael Davis, composer and trombonist most widely known for playing with the Rolling Stones since 1994, will be the featured guest artist at the Northern Michigan University Jazz Festival. He will perform the closing concert with the NMU Jazz Band and Jazz Combo on Friday, April 8.

  • March 24, 2016
    NMU Chili Challenge Tuesday

    The Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University will host their annual Chili Challenge from 3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in the NMU Jacobetti Complex. The proceeds will benefit Beacon House.

  • March 24, 2016
    NMU Presents Silent French Film with Live Piano

    The Northern Michigan University French Club will present a showing of the classic silent film, La Maison du Mystère (The House of Mystery), with live grand piano accompaniment. The event begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Ontario Room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public.

  • March 24, 2016
    'Leatherheads,' 'North Country' Shown at NMU

    The History Film Series at Northern Michigan University will close with “Leatherheads”  on Monday, April 4, and “North Country” on Monday, April 11. Both will be shown at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.

  • March 24, 2016
    NCLL Explores Marquette's Golf History

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the history of golf in Marquette.  It will also address golf maintenance practices and new advances in golf equipment.

  • March 24, 2016
    NCLL Offers Waltz Workshop

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a workshop on ballroom dancing, focusing on the waltz.

  • March 24, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Family Lore Presentation

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a program titled “Family Stories, Family Surprises.” Bruce Larson, author of “Secrets and Rivals: Wartime Letters and the Parents I Never Knew” will be the presenter.

  • March 23, 2016
    NMU New Business Venture Competition Finale March 31

    The final phase of the New Business Venture Competition at Northern Michigan University will be held on Thursday, March 31. It features three components: a trade fair display from 1-2 p.m.; a 60-second elevator pitch presentation from 2-2:15; and an oral presentation of business plans from 2:15-3:45 and 4-5:30.

  • March 23, 2016
    Residential Renewable Energy Talk at NMU

    Residential renewable energy will be the focus of the final seminar of the academic year hosted by the Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University. Steve Waller and Ian Olmsted will give the talk at noon Friday, April 8, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public.

  • March 23, 2016
    Visiting Writers Give Reading at NMU

    Authors Eula Biss and Jennifer Percy will read from their latest nonfiction books during a visiting writers' program at Northern Michigan University. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the University Center Marquette and Nicolet rooms.

  • March 22, 2016
    Sigma Xi Honors Bacula

    Karen Bacula, Marquette Senior High School biology teacher and NMU alumnus, received the 2016 Sigma Xi High School Science and Math Teaching Award from the NMU Chapter of Sigma Xi, the National Scientific Research Society.  Bacula graduated from NMU in 1985 with a degree in zoology. She was honored with a plaque and a $100 gift certificate at the annual Sigma Xi banquet held March 17 at the University Center.

  • March 22, 2016
    Summer Writing Institute Accepting Applications

    The Northern Shores Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute is accepting applications from K-16 educators in the upper Midwest region through March 31. Educators will converge at Northern Michigan University in Marquette June 20-23 and 27-30 for an intensive professional experience.

  • March 22, 2016
    Nominations Accepted for UP Folklife Award

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University is seeking public nominations for the 2016 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award. The award recognizes those who make a difference in the creation and/or preservation of Upper Peninsula folk arts, including music, dance, storytelling, crafts and food. Persons or organizations can be nominated. The deadline is Thursday, April 7.

  • March 22, 2016
    Bishop Baraga Presentation at NMU

    James Seelye of Kent State University at Stark will present “Researching the Venerable: Frederic Baraga and the Catholic Hierarchy” at the Central Upper Peninsula & Northern Michigan University Archives. His talk begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in room 126 of the NMU Learning Resources Center.

  • March 22, 2016
    NMU Presents 'Secret Garden' Musical

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will present “The Secret Garden” musical Wednesday, April 6, through Saturday, April 9. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m., with an additional 1 p.m. matinee performance on Saturday.

  • March 21, 2016
    Faculty Research Grants Announced

    Nine research or scholarly works proposals will receive support from NMU Faculty Research Grants for the 2016-17 academic year. 

  • March 21, 2016
    High School Teams Advance in Economics Challenge

    A record 20 Upper Peninsula teams participated at the regional level of the National Economics Challenge, with support from the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) at Northern Michigan University. Four of those U.P. teams advanced to the Michigan state finals on Thursday, March 24, in Novi. They will vie for an opportunity to compete at nationals in New York.

  • March 21, 2016
    Legacy of Challenger Astronaut Explored

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a program on “Challenger” astronaut Ron McNair’s legacy and the McNair Scholars Program at Northern Michigan University.

  • March 21, 2016
    NMU International Food Fest Saturday

    The 26th annual International Food Festival at Northern Michigan University will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, in the Jacobetti Complex. 

  • March 18, 2016
    Smith Elected to Second Term as MAPB President

    Eric Smith, director of broadcasting and audio-visual services at Northern Michigan University, has been elected to a second term as president of the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB). 

  • March 18, 2016
    Invent@NMU Hosts Customer Discovery Class

    Invent@NMU recently hosted an Introduction to Customer Discovery course in its continuing effort to support entrepreneurial growth in the Upper Peninsula. The course was offered in partnership with the University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship, with funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. It is part of the national Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.

  • March 18, 2016
    'Comedy of Evil' Comes to NMU March 23

    Award-winning comedian, best-selling author and TV personality Jeff Kreisler will bring his "Comedy Against Evil" to Northern Michigan University. The political stand-up comedy tour tackles the latest campaign news, along with issues and personalities shaping today's world. It is geared toward people of all political stripes and covers topics ranging from health care reform and student loans to filibusters and immigration.

  • March 18, 2016
    Music Seniors Perform Solo Recitals

    Northern Michigan University’s music department will showcase the talents of three seniors in upcoming solo recitals. The students being featured are: Audra Hagan on saxophone at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26; Abbie Beekman, vocalist, at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2; and Maggie Kieckhafer on piano at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16. 

  • March 17, 2016
    Autonomous Weapons' Moral Judgments Explored

    The next NMU Mathematics and Computer Science Department colloquium will be titled “Future Autonomous Weapons Will Make Moral Judgments.” Philosophy professor Zac Cogley will give the presentation at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 18, in 3100 Jamrich Hall. 

  • March 17, 2016
    Water Policy Expert Gives Talk at NMU

    Robert Glennon, one of the nation's thought leaders and commentators on water policy and law, will present "America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It" at Northern Michigan University. His talk will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in Jamrich 1322. It is sponsored by the NMU Environmental Science Organization.

  • March 16, 2016
    Invent@NMU Highlights Client Success Stories

    More than 150 ideas have come through Invent@NMU’s doors in its 17 months in operation. The organization has launched a website landing page, “Products and Propulsion,” to house and highlight some of these client success stories.

     

  • March 16, 2016
    Coca-Cola Recognizes NMU Student's Repurposed Jewelry

    NMU student Kimberly Norkooli is one of four artists highlighted on the Coca-Cola website for repurposing the company’s recyclable bottles, cans and bottle caps into hip jewelry. Norkooli is a health information processing major who also operates an Etsy shop, EtchingNJewelry. She was inspired by a movie to create her choker-style necklace adorned with silver Coke bottle caps.

  • March 16, 2016
    All Strings Considered, Knockabouts Perform April 9

    The Beamier Coffee House Concert Series will present All Strings Considered and The Knockabouts on Saturday, April 9. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building at Northern Michigan University. The suggested donation is $5.

  • March 15, 2016
    Folk Music School Registration Opens

    Registration has opened for the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center's inaugural Folk Music School for high school students, to be held July 17-21 at Northern Michigan University. Interested students can register for the camp and see more information at folkmusicschool.nmu.edu.  

  • March 15, 2016
    'Angels of the Underground' Author Gives Talk at NMU

    Japan’s occupation of the U.S.-controlled Philippines, launched shortly after its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, was one of the most brutal of World War II. It propelled some civilians into subversive resistance movements on behalf of the Allied effort. Angels of the Underground author Theresa Kaminski will visit Northern Michigan University to discuss her new book about four American women who risked their lives to smuggle food and supplies to POW and internment camps, relay strategic information, and serve in guerrilla bands stationed in the hills surrounding Manila. Her Women’s History Month presentation will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 21, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Admission is free. 

  • March 14, 2016
    Finkbeiner Elected PRSSA National President

    Emma Finkbeiner, a Northern Michigan University senior from Marquette and Harbor Springs, has been elected 2016-17 national president of the Public Relations Student Society of America.

  • March 14, 2016
    Dental Day Registration March 21-25

    Registration will be open March 21-25 for Marquette-Baraga Dental Day, an event offering free oral health care services for uninsured and underinsured adults from both counties.

  • March 14, 2016
    NMU Talk Addresses Arctic Ice Melt

    Mark Serreze, director of the University of Colorado National Snow and Ice Data Center, will present “The New Arctic” at Northern Michigan University. 

  • March 11, 2016
    NMU Screens German Documentary

    Northern Michigan University will present a screening of German Town: The Lost Story of Seaford Town, Jamaica, a documentary by David Ritter. The event begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in 1322 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free. 

  • March 11, 2016
    Guest Horn Recital March 18

    The Northern Michigan University Music Department will host a concert performed by Brian Carter, the principal horn for the Marquette Symphony Orchestra. He will present a diverse program of solo horn literature along with Kelly Haselhuhn, one of his former students.

  • March 11, 2016
    World Languages Day March 18 at NMU

    Northern Michigan University will host World Languages Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 18, in the first-floor lounge of Jamrich Hall.

  • March 11, 2016
    NMU Screens Animated 'Le Tableau'

    The animated French film, Le Tableau, will be shown at Northern Michigan University at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free.

  • March 10, 2016
    'Resilience' Author Jessie Close Visits NMU

    Jessie Close, the author of Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Monday, March 21. Close struggled as a young adult with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder. Her book features a running commentary and epilogue written by her sister, actress Glenn Close. 

  • March 10, 2016
    NMU Presents Oscar-Nominated Foreign Film

    Northern Michigan University will present Relatos Salavajes, a 2015 Oscar nominee for best foreign language film. The Argentine-Spanish co-production is composed of six separate but related shorts that explore extremities of human behavior involving people in distress. All are written and directed by Damián Szifron. 

  • March 10, 2016
    NMU Screens Polish Film 'Ida'

    Northern Michigan University will hold a screening of the Polish film Ida, the 2015 Academy Award winner for best foreign language film, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14 in Jamrich 1322. Admission is free.

  • March 8, 2016
    Women's Hockey Advances to National Championships

    The Northern Michigan women’s club hockey team is competing at the American Collegiate Hockey Association Women's D2 National Championships in Kalamazoo after remaining undefeated in conference play. The Wildcats won their opening round game on Wednesday, 5-1 over California University of Pennsylvania. They will play Rainy River at 5:30 p.m. today (March 10).

     

  • March 8, 2016
    Alumnus Named to Department of Education Committee

    NMU alumnus Aaron Payment is one of two Native education advocates selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Education's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee. He is tribal chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. 

  • March 8, 2016
    Keith Secola Performs at NMU

    The Native American Student Association at Northern Michigan University will present a free concert by Keith Secola at 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, in Vandament Arena.

  • March 8, 2016
    NMU Hosts Reading by Author Steven Church

    Author Steven Church will give a reading at Northern Michigan University as part of the Visiting Writers Series. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the Marquette/Nicolet Rooms of the University Center.

  • March 7, 2016
    'North of the 45th' Exhibition Entries Due March 14

    The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University is seeking entries for its ninth annual “North of the 45th” upper Midwest juried exhibition. All residents of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin living north of the 45th parallel are encouraged to submit works in any media and of any size for consideration by the March 14 deadline. 

  • March 5, 2016
    Ski & Snowboard Team Qualifies for National Championships

    The NMU Alpine Ski & Snowboard Team has qualified for the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships March 6-12 in Lake Placid, N.Y. NMU is one of 12 teams that will compete in the showcase event after scoring top finishes at six regional qualifiers. 

  • March 5, 2016
    Exercise Science Students Present Research

    Northern Michigan University second-year graduate students in exercise science will host a seminar series to present their research. The talks will take place at 6:15 p.m. Mondays, March 7 through April 18, in the PEIF room 241.

  • March 5, 2016
    NCLL Presents Photography Class

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning host a digital photography class taught by professional photographer Kim Marsh. The course will cover digital camera use, photographic techniques and composition. 

  • March 5, 2016
    NCLL Addresses Climate Change

    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on outcomes of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, also known as COP21, as well as Michigan-specific climate issues. 

  • March 4, 2016
    NMU Pow Wow March 12

    Northern Michigan University will host the 23rd annual “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow Wow, with doors opening at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, in Vandament Arena. Grand entries will be at noon and 6 p.m.

  • March 4, 2016
    NMU History Film Series Presents "Ohm Krüger"

    The Northern Michigan University history film series will present Ohm Krüger, a 1941 film created by Josef Goebbel’s Nazi propaganda machine. It is a biopic of Paul Kruger, the Boer guerilla fighter-turned-statesman and first president of South Africa.

  • March 3, 2016
    Talk Addresses Rising Health Care Costs

    The next Your Health presentation at Northern Michigan University will be titled "The Growing Cost of Health Care: Can We Endure It Much Longer?" 

  • March 2, 2016
    Irish Folk Group Dervish Performs March 9

    The Northern Nights performing arts series will close out the season with a concert by multi-award-winning Irish folk group Dervish on Wednesday, March 9. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium.

  • February 29, 2016
    NMU Offers Great Decisions Series

    Northern Michigan University will continue the 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series in March. Great Decisions is a series of critical examinations of foreign policy presented by a roster of nationally known experts.

  • February 29, 2016
    NMU Hosts Visiting Artists

    Artists Alison Reintjes and Anita Kunz will give workshops and public presentations at Northern Michigan University as part of Women's History Month. 

  • February 29, 2016
    Decolonizing Diet Cookbook Signing Reception at NMU

    Northern Michigan University’s Olson Library will host  "Minopagwad (It tastes good): Decolonizing Diet Project Cookbook Signing and Reception" on Tuesday, March 8. The event is being held in conjunction with the national touring exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. It begins with a panel presentation from 4-5 p.m., followed by a cookbook signing reception featuring Great Lakes indigenous foods from 5-6 p.m. 

  • February 26, 2016
    Social Work Class Receives Grant

    Northern Michigan University's social work department was awarded a $500 Meemic Foundation mini-grant to support a Professionalism Day activity aimed at preparing students for senior year field placement with social service agencies. Erik Bergh of the Bergh Agency-Meemic Insurance presented the check to Ann Crandell-Williams' direct practice methods class.

  • February 26, 2016
    Students Present Research on Political Economy

    Northern Michigan University students enrolled in an international political economy course will present research papers addressing “The Future of Political Economy: Cooperation or Conflict?” The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.

  • February 25, 2016
    NMU Dining Display Earns Rahoi Award

    NMU Dining is the winner of the 2016 Wildcat Wellness Health Fair "Robin Rahoi Award." The event planning committee presents the award to the entity judged to have the best fair display, based on the following criteria: clarity of health promotion message, attractiveness of display, interaction with participants, usefulness of take-home materials and encouragement of positive health change. Those results are combined with fair participants' votes for their favorite exhibit to determine the winner. The award honors the memory, dedication and energy of Rahoi, former NMU registered dietician.

  • February 25, 2016
    Exercise Science Grad Students Present Research

    Northern Michigan University's School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series.  Second-year graduate students will give talks on a variety of topics at 6:15 p.m. Mondays, March 7-April 18, in room 241 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF). The public is invited.

  • February 24, 2016
    NMU Hosts Akropolis Reed Quintet

    The Akropolis Reed Quintet will be in residence at Northern Michigan University March 8-12. Its members will deliver classroom presentations at NMU and local schools and participate in mini-performances and jam sessions on campus. The residency will culminate in a public performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

  • February 24, 2016
    NMU Offers Self-Defense Course for Women

    Northern Michigan University will offer a Rape Aggression Self-Defense class (RAD) for women in March. The four-session course will cover self-defense options that may prove viable if a woman is attacked.

  • February 23, 2016
    Grant Expands Bibliotherapy Resources

    NMU Counseling and Consultation Services has received a $450 grant from the Marquette Co. Suicide Prevention Alliance to build on its existing library of bibliotherapy resources. The funding will be used to purchase books for the mental health lending library, increasing the helpful resources available to enrolled NMU students. The grant is under the direction of Marie Aho. 

  • February 23, 2016
    'Wildcat Night Across the Country' March 5

    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association has chosen Saturday, March 5, as “Wildcat Night Across the Country.” Alumni groups will meet at various U.S. locations to cheer on the Wildcat hockey team as it competes at home against rival Michigan Tech at 7 p.m. EST.

  • February 19, 2016
    NMU to Pursue Bookstore Contract with Barnes & Noble

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has authorized NMU to enter into contract negotiations with Barnes & Noble College to operate the on-campus bookstore. A university committee unanimously selected Barnes & Noble from among three vendors that responded to a request for proposals last fall.

  • February 19, 2016
    NMU Orchestra Presents Children's Concert

    The Northern Michigan University Orchestra will perform a free concert directed toward an audience ages 4-14 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Reynolds Recital Hall. 

  • February 19, 2016
    Soul Food Taster Feb. 24

    Northern Michigan’s University’s Black Student Union will present a Soul Food Taster as its final celebration for Black History Month. The event is scheduled from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Jacobetti Complex commons.  

  • February 18, 2016
    Cogley Responds to Startup Investor's Views

    NMU philosophy professor Zac Cogley wrote a piece that appears on The Critique titled “Paul Graham, Silicon Valley & Economic Inequality.” Graham, the co-founder of tech startup investment firm Y Combinator, had been getting attention for a personal essay on economic inequality on his website. Cogley’s piece dissects and responds to Graham’s views, even putting them in the context of the Flint water crisis.

  • February 18, 2016
    Kim Barker Presentation Feb. 22

    Kim Barker, former South Asia bureau chief for The Chicago Tribune and author of The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan, will speak at Northern Michigan University. 

  • February 17, 2016
    Invent@NMU Expands Clientele

    Invent@NMU's entrepreneurial support is expanding beyond garage and start-up projects to corporate clients. Its latest client is the Marquette-based company, Easy Ice, a national ice subscription service.

  • February 17, 2016
    Grant Supports Alger County Eco-Tourism Study

    Northern Michigan University’s outdoor recreation leadership management program will explore sustainable eco-tourism in Alger County. It has received a grant designed to support innovative economic development strategies that may yield entrepreneurship, job creation and economic innovation in distressed regions of Michigan. 

  • February 17, 2016
    Young Skaters Get Assist from Wildcat Players

    Wildcat hockey players have been lacing up their skates for a purpose beyond practice or competition. They take turns each week doing community service with Marquette Junior Hockey’s “Learn to Skate” program at Lakeview Arena. With youngsters ages 2-7 circling—and sometimes wobbling or falling—around them, the Wildcats say it’s a pleasant reminder of their early days on the ice under the guidance of adult mentors. And judging by their playful interactions with the kids, they fully embrace the importance of providing future players with a fun, enthusiastic introduction to the sport.

  • February 17, 2016
    NMU Alumnus Joins Outdoors Industry Media Team

    NMU alumnus Jay Anglin honed his outdoor skills in the Upper Peninsula while earning his wildlife biology degree. Raised on the water in Northern Indiana, he has been fly-fishing for more than 30 years and guiding hunters and anglers for the last 20. Anglin recently joined Traditions Media, a PR, media communications and social media team specializing in brands representing the outdoors industry.

  • February 17, 2016
    'Anatomy of a Murder' Screening at NMU

    Northern Michigan University Campus Cinema, in conjunction with the NMU Archives, will host a screening of “Anatomy of a Murder” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 in Jamrich 1100.

  • February 16, 2016
    NMU Quiz Bowl Competes in Sectional

    Ten student members of NMU Quiz Bowl competed at the recent sectional tournament in Minneapolis. They were divided into three squads that entered different levels of competition. The highest finish was NMU’s B team, which placed 7th out of 14 schools in Division II.

  • February 16, 2016
    NMU Board Meeting Friday

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold a formal business session during its Feb. 18-19 retreat. The session is scheduled from 9-9:40 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the University Center Marquette, Nicolet and Cadillac Rooms. To see the agenda and supporting materials, visit nmu.edu/boardbook. 

  • February 15, 2016
    Optogenetic Tools Enlighten Brain Research

    Optogenetic tools, which allow scientists to control neurons in the brain with bursts of light, provide a powerful new way to study the brain. These relatively recent innovations offer greater precision in targeting specific neurotransmitters responsible for behavior than traditional methods such as electrode stimulation. At the urging of a graduate student, Northern Michigan University’s neuroscience program has acquired the cutting-edge technology and genetically modified animals required to conduct research typically reserved for larger institutions.

  • February 12, 2016
    NMU Online Teaching Degrees Among Most Affordable

    Northern Michigan University ranks 18th nationwide for most affordable online teaching degrees, according to the 2016 rankings posted by the SR Education Group on its website, OnlineU. NMU is the only Michigan institution on the Top 25 list.

  • February 12, 2016
    NMU Choir Concert

    The Northern Michigan University Music Department will present a concert titled “Choral Music from the Western World” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • February 12, 2016
    Entrepreneur Training Info Session Feb. 17

    The Innovate Marquette SmartZone will hold an informational session titled "Do You Have the Next Big Idea?" on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Northern Michigan University. It is designed for individuals or start-up teams who might be interested in applying for the LaunchPad Tech Business Start-Up Coaching program for entrepreneurs. Sessions will begin soon.

  • February 11, 2016
    Governor's Budget Includes Higher Ed Increase

    Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2017 executive budget released Wednesday includes an overall appropriations increase of 4.3 percent, or $61.2 million, for Michigan’s public universities. The tuition cap required to qualify for “performance funding” also has increased to 4.8 percent, compared with 3.2 percent last year. Under the governor’s plan, Northern Michigan University would receive a 3.9 percent increase: $45.1 million for operations and $1.8 million in performance funding. 

  • February 11, 2016
    'Native Voices' Panel and Reception Feb. 18

    Northern Michigan University will host a panel discussion and opening reception to coincide with the national touring exhibition, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness.” Both events will be held on Thursday, Feb. 18., and are open to the public.

  • February 11, 2016
    NMU Dining Hosts Beer and Wine Pairing Event

    Northern Michigan University Dining Services will partner with Gordon Food Service (GFS) to host a Wine and Beer Pairing Event on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Attendees will travel through food sampling stations that feature wine or local beer designed to enhance the flavor profile.

  • February 11, 2016
    'In the Name of the Father' Shown at NMU

    The Northern Michigan University history film series continues with a showing of “In the Name of the Father” starring Daniel Day-Lewis on Monday, Feb. 15. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.

  • February 10, 2016
    NMU Student Earns New York Internship

    Northern Michigan University education major Gwen Hoenke of Marquette has been awarded an internship with Uncommon Charter Schools in Brooklyn, N.Y. She will teach mathematics in a middle school classroom to students who need extra help during the summer months. The internship includes a $3,500 stipend and room and board.

  • February 9, 2016
    Free Open Skate During NMU Winterfest

    Northern Michigan University's Winterfest celebration will include a free open skate for campus and community members. The event is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Berry Events Center. Participants can join Wildcat Willy and NMU athletes on the ice. There will also be music by Double Trouble DJs and a photo booth. Skate rentals are free, but it is highly recommended that attendees bring their own, if possible. For more information on other Winterfest activities, visit nmu.edu/winterfest.

  • February 9, 2016
    Northern Climate Network Addresses Culpability

    The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University will continue its colloquium series with “How Should We Think About Culpability for Climate Change?” NMU philosophy professor Zac Cogley will address the topic at noon on Friday, Feb. 19, in 1320 Jamrich Hall.

  • February 9, 2016
    President's Day Poli Palooza at NMU

    Northern Michigan University political science student organizations will celebrate President’s Day by hosting Poli Palooza, a voter registration and information event on Monday, Feb. 15. They invite all who may be interested in learning more about the presidential candidates from both major parties and discussing the issues and challenges facing the United States. Local elected officials and those running for local office also will attend.  

  • February 8, 2016
    NMU to Screen Royal Opera Production

    The Northern Michigan University music department will present a screening of the Royal Opera production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro). The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, in the Jamrich Hall auditorium, room 1100.

     

  • February 8, 2016
    Valentine's Dinner at Wildcat Den

    NMU Dining will transform the Wildcat Den for a four-course Sweethearts Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 14. The meal will feature a choice of three chef-selected entrées, a mocktail drink bar, dessert cart and a sweetheart photo booth.

  • February 5, 2016
    Students' Life-Saving Efforts Recognized

    The Marquette Police Department recognized NMU students Maria Kiilunen and Darrin Koivisto for their life-saving efforts after a man fell through the ice near the Lower Harbor Ore Dock.

  • February 5, 2016
    Adult Health Screenings Focus of Your Health Lecture

    The next presentation in the Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University will be titled “Staying Healthy: Appropriate Health Screenings for Adults.” It is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building. Dr. David Walsworth of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine will be the presenter. The public is invited free of charge.

  • February 5, 2016
    NMU Hosts UP200 Warming Tent

    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association will host a hospitality tent near the start gate of the UP200 sled dog race on Friday, Feb. 12. It will be open to the public from 6-9 p.m. on the corner of Washington and Fourth Street in the Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) parking lot. 

  • February 5, 2016
    Summer Job Fair Feb. 10

    Northern Michigan University’s Career Services will host a Summer Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The event is an opportunity for companies and organizations to hire for summer full-time positions, part-time jobs and internships. The 97 employers scheduled to participate will be the most ever represented at this event. NMU students and alumni are welcome to attend at no cost. 

  • February 5, 2016
    'Race and Class in America' Talk at NMU

    An upcoming Black History Month presentation at Northern Michigan University will address  “Race and Class in America: Why What Impacts African Americans Impacts All Americans.” Carter Wilson, head of NMU’s political science department, will give the talk from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in 2904 West Science Building. The public is invited.

  • February 4, 2016
    Northern Nights Presents Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

    The Northern Nights performing arts series at Northern Michigan University will present Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project on Thursday, Feb. 11. Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this collaboration brings together award-winning banjoist and composer Stone and some of North America’s most distinctive roots musicians to revive, recycle and reimagine traditional music.

  • February 4, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Anderson Lake Snowshoe

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a winter snowshoe hike around Anderson Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. It will be a simple trek at a slow to moderate pace, followed by a Dutch treat meal at the Up North Lodge.

     

  • February 4, 2016
    NCLL Offers South American Dinner

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a South American ethnic dinner at on Thursday, Feb. 18. The event runs from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Chez Nous restaurant in the Northern Michigan University Jacobetti Complex. It begins with a tasting buffet with foods from a variety of South American countries. Dinner will feature a soup from Brazil, a main course from Peru and desserts from Argentina and Ecuador.

  • February 3, 2016
    NMU Biology Department Hosts Darwin Week Events

    The Northern Michigan University biology department has planned four events next week around Charles Darwin’s birthdate. All are free and open to the public. Darwin was born Feb. 12, 1809. He is best-known for his contributions to evolutionary theory and his related book, On the Origin of Species.

  • February 2, 2016
    Student Honored by Marquette Rotary

    NMU junior Haley Knight of Muskegon received the Marquette Rotary Club’s Community Citizen Award. She founded the NMU student organization, Rotaract, part of an international network of young leaders ages 18-30 who take action in their communities, develop their leadership and professional skills, and engage in social and networking opportunities.

  • February 2, 2016
    Fringe Fest Coming to NMU

    Northern Michigan University presents Fringe Fest, a revolving combination of four different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students in the theater and entertainment arts program.  

  • February 1, 2016
    NMU Student Raises $2,000 for Local High School

    A Northern Michigan University student raised $2,000 to support Marquette Alternative High School’s planned all-female trip to Washington, D.C. as part of its “She Believed” program. Brooke Baily, a special education major from Barrington, Ill., was inspired after only two visits to the school to launch an online crowd-funding campaign while home over NMU’s winter break. She did it unbeknownst to MAHS staff. More than 60 family members or friends with no connection to Marquette either contributed to the campaign or shared it on social media.

  • February 1, 2016
    Location, Ticketing Change for Dervish Concert

    The Northern Nights concert on March 9 with the Irish group, Dervish, is being moved to Kaufman Auditorium in Graveraet Elementary School on Front Street. The concert was originally scheduled to take place in Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre, which is undergoing renovations that will not be completed in time. Current ticket holders should visit the NMU ticket office in the Superior Dome to return their tickets and select new seats in Kaufman Auditorium. For more information on tickets, please contact the NMU Ticket Office at 227-1032.

  • February 1, 2016
    Sundre Grand Opening Feb. 3

    NMU Dining will hold a grand opening for its new location, Sundre Snack and Supply Co., on Wednesday, Feb. 3. If inclement weather closes campus, it will shift to Feb. 4. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the store, located in the lower level of the Learning Resources Center. It will feature samples of new salads and other snacks. Sundre serves as a collective micro-market of wholesome foods and everyday supplies at the center of campus.

  • January 29, 2016
    NMU Jacobetti Complex Open House Feb. 10

    Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Complex will host an open house of its career and technical education programs on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The event runs from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Prospective students have an opportunity to win a $500 scholarship. They can also tour the learning labs and meet with faculty and current students to discuss programs and career options.  

  • January 29, 2016
    REVISED TIME: NMU Presents 'The Colored Museum'

    We were just notified that the time indicated in the previous release on this theater production was incorrect. We would appreciate your help in relaying the correct time, as indicated below, between now and Saturday afternoon. Thank you. 

  • January 29, 2016
    NMU Offers Global Discussion Series

    Northern Michigan University will present the 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series. Great Decisions is a series of critical examinations of foreign policy presented by a roster of nationally known experts. NMU’s political science department and international programs office are partnering with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan to share these presentations on campus. 

  • January 28, 2016
    NCLL Hosts DeVos Art Museum Program

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will partner with the Northern Michigan University Retiree Association to host a presentation by Emily Lanctot, DeVos Art Museum collections and outreach curator. She will share information about the museum’s history, programs and exhibits. Lanctot also will lead a tour of the “Metamodern” exhibit and the NMU art studios. 

  • January 27, 2016
    Olson Library Hosts 'Native Voices' Touring Exhibition

    Northern Michigan University’s Olson Library has been selected to host a new traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the free exhibition explores the connection between wellness, illness and cultural life through a combination of interviews, artwork, objects and interactive media. It will be on display at NMU Feb. 3-March 17.

  • January 27, 2016
    Kitwana Addresses 'Politics of Hip-Hop and Policing' at NMU

    Bakari Kitwana, a journalist and national thought leader in the area of hip-hop activism, will speak at Northern Michigan University for Black History Month. His talk is titled "The Politics of Hip-Hop and Policing: From N.W.A. to #BlackLivesMatter." 

  • January 26, 2016
    MPA Student Prepares Soo's Master Rec Plan

    Alex Strobehn, a Master of Public Administration student at NMU, prepared the master recreation plan for the City of Sault Ste. Marie that goes into effect Feb. 1. What started out as a short-term directed study morphed into a more complex project incorporating a public survey and detailed analysis of the city’s recreation services. Strobehn was so committed to drafting a quality plan for a community he admires that he invested about 400 hours, enrolled in an internship class he wasn’t required to take and even worked on the project during his military deployment to Kuwait.

  • January 26, 2016
    NMU Alumna Receives Reading Educator Award

    NMU alumna and Graveraet Elementary kindergarten teacher Erika Morrison is the recipient of the Michigan Reading Association’s K-6 Educator Award. She will be honored March 19 at the 60th annual MRA conference in Detroit. NMU professor Christi Edge nominated Morrison for the award.

  • January 26, 2016
    Vintage Ski Day at Marquette Mountain Feb. 6

    The Beaumier Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame are planning a Vintage Ski Day at Marquette Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 6. Participants will have an opportunity to go back in time and possibly win prizes while gliding down the hill on old skis or wearing retro ski apparel. Marquette Mountain will donate $5 to the museums for each person who buys a day ski pass in a vintage ski outfit.

  • January 25, 2016
    NMU Board Elects 2016 Chair, Vice Chair

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees elected H. Sook Wilkinson of Bloomfield Hills as board chair for calendar year 2016 and Thomas Zurbuchen of Ann Arbor as vice chair.

  • January 25, 2016
    Grams Honored for Innovative Scholarship

    Northern Michigan University student Tim Grams was recently honored as the Region III winner of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Prize for innovative work by a graduate student. Grams is completing his master's degree in English/theatre. 

  • January 22, 2016
    Joubert Puts New Dietary Guidelines in Perspective

    The new federal dietary guidelines released this month have generated mixed reviews. A notable change is a specific restriction on sugar intake—less than 10 percent of daily calories. Those who enjoy eggs and shellfish, high-fat nuts and avocados, coffee or an occasional alcoholic beverage can be reassured that the emphasis is on moderation and a healthy eating pattern “across the lifespan.” But critics say the guidelines don’t adequately address health and sustainability concerns related to red and processed meats. Assistant professor Lanae Joubert said the advice is one of many available tools and is open to varied interpretations.

  • January 22, 2016
    'French Table' Convenes at NMU

    The French Program at Northern Michigan University will hold weekly French speaking segments titled “La Table Francaise.” These sessions are to help students brush up on their high school French skills. They will take place from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays through the winter semester in room 326 of Olson Library. Participants of all levels of language are welcome. This program is free. For more information, contact Nell Kupper at nkupper@nmu.edu or 227-2648.

  • January 21, 2016
    Students Receive Research Grants

    The NMU Grants and Contracts Office reports that two biology graduate students each received $1,000 from the Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid Research Program for their research projects under the direction of professor Kurt Galbreath. The Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid Research Program is a highly competitive process; only about 15 percent of applicants receive any level of funding.

  • January 21, 2016
    Northern Climate Network Seminar Explores Bio-Char

    The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University will continue its seminar series with “What is Bio-Char?” Heather Nobert, Marquette native and Nebraska Forest Service employee, will give the talk at noon Friday, Jan. 29, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited.

  • January 21, 2016
    Olson Library Showcases Student Art

    Northern Michigan University’s Lydia M. Olson Library will host its first juried student art show from Monday, Feb. 1 through Friday, March 11. The pieces that will be on display represent a variety of media submitted by NMU students. An opening reception is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. 

  • January 21, 2016
    History Film Series Opens with 'A Knight's Tale'

    Northern Michigan University's Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, history department and NMU History Club are collaborating on a history film series over several weeks this semester. Faculty or staff members will introduce films set in historic eras and hold a discussion after the screening. The series opens with A Knight’s Tale, starring Health Ledger and Paul Bettany.

  • January 19, 2016
    Snyder Recognizes Invent@NMU in State of the State

    Gov. Rick Snyder singled out Invent@NMU in Tuesday night’s State of the State address. The program gives students real-world experience helping clients take physical products from concept to market. Under the guidance of professional mentors, students develop competitive skill sets related to design, manufacturing and marketing. Representing Invent@NMU in the gallery at the speech and asked by the governor to stand were: Dave Ollila, executive director; and Rachel Griep, student employee from Dayton, Ohio.

  • January 19, 2016
    NMU College of Business Announces Semester Events

    Northern Michigan University’s College of Business has announced its winter semester schedule of events. Most will involve Upper Peninsula business professionals and employers; some are open to community members. All events are free and require advance registration, unless otherwise indicated.

  • January 18, 2016
    NMU Diversity Common Reader Selection Explores Mental Illness

    Northern Michigan University will host a Diversity Common Reader Program built around Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness. The book is written by Jessie Close, who struggled as a young adult with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder, with running commentary and an epilogue written by her sister, actress Glenn Close. Up to 240 free copies of the book will be distributed to NMU students beginning at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in the atrium of the Hedgcock Building. NMU faculty and staff, as well as community members, are also encouraged to read this selection and participate in program activities.

  • January 18, 2016
    Autism Language Skills Focus of NMU Colloquium

    The Northern Michigan University psychology department will host a presentation titled “Teaching Complex Verbal Operants to Children with Autism.” Jacob Daar, an assistant professor candidate from Southern Illinois University, will give the talk. The event begins at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in West Science 3808. It is free and open to the public.  

  • January 18, 2016
    Paris Climate Talks Presentation Friday

    The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University is hosting a Climate Network Seminar Series throughout the 2016 winter semester. The series begins with “Paris Climate Talks: What’d They Say and Why?” at noon Friday, Jan. 22, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. Jenn Hill, program manager at Superior Watershed Partnership, will present the seminar. The public is invited.

  • January 15, 2016
    KBIC Supports NMU Pow Wow

    The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) has contributed $10,500 to support this year's "Learning to Walk Together" traditional pow wow at Northern Michigan University. The NMU Native American Student Association submitted a proposal to the KBIC seeking support for the event. The 23rd annual pow wow will be held Saturday, March 12, in Vandament Arena, with grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

  • January 15, 2016
    Fly Tying and Casting Classes Offered at NMU

    The Northern Michigan University Fly Fishing Club, with support from the Fred Waara chapter of Trout Unlimited, will offer free fly tying and fly casting classes on Thursdays, Jan. 28-Feb. 25. The classes are open to students, faculty, staff and community members. Equipment and materials will be provided.

  • January 15, 2016
    Science on Tap Addresses Evolution

    The next event in the Science on Tap series at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. will be titled "Where Did We Come From? New Genetic Evidence for Human Evolution." Neil Cumberlidge, Northern Michigan University biology professor, will give the talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Ore Dock's community space on the second floor. Admission is free to all ages.

  • January 15, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Game Night

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a game night from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Fair Avenue. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite board games, a deck of cards, a cribbage board or a new game idea. Desserts and warm beverages will be served.

  • January 14, 2016
    NMU Faculty Member Receives NEA Fellowship

    Monica McFawn Robinson, author and assistant professor of English at Northern Michigan University, has received a $25,000 creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is one of 37 fiction and creative nonfiction writers from 17 states selected to receive the grants. The NEA fellowships give writers the time and space to create, revise, conduct research and connect with readers.

  • January 13, 2016
    UP-AHEC Receives Support for Dental Day

    The Upper Peninsula Area Health Education Center (UP-AHEC), based at Northern Michigan University, has received  $3,000 from the Delta Dental Foundation to help support Dental Day for residents of Marquette and Baraga Counties.

  • January 11, 2016
    NMU President Announces New Realignment Plan

    With the recent approval of the new strategic plan by the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees, President Fritz Erickson today announced the first steps toward implementation, including changes across all divisions of the university.

  • January 8, 2016
    NMU Gauges Interest in Community Grants Office

    Opportunities to collaborate and share resources are the factors driving Northern Michigan University to hold a public forum on Monday, Jan. 25, to explore the potential of a community grants office. The forum will be held from 5-6 p.m. in the Charcoal Room of the University Center.

  • January 6, 2016
    NMU Library Seeks Student Art for Exhibit

    Northern Michigan University’s Olson Library will host its first juried student art exhibition and is seeking submissions of 2D and 3D pieces from NMU undergraduate and graduate students. The deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21.

  • January 4, 2016
    NMU Holds Auditions for 'The Secret Garden'

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will hold community auditions for adult roles in the musical, The Secret Garden. Children's roles have been cast. Appointments can be scheduled online for the evenings of Tuesday, Jan. 12, or Wednesday, Jan. 13, with callbacks beginning at 8 p.m. Jan. 13.

  • December 21, 2015
    Union Suits, John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt Perform

    The Beaumier Coffee House Series will present the Union Suits and the duo, John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt. They will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the Black Box Theatre in Northern Michigan University’s McClintock Building. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $1 for students.

  • December 12, 2015
    Alumnus and 501st Legion Member Awaits 'Star Wars' Opening

    NMU alumnus Brendon Ewers is among those eagerly anticipating the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He will play double duty on opening weekend, watching the film as a diehard fan of the series and also greeting theater patrons before some shows dressed as a Stormtrooper. Ewers is a member of the 501st Legion, billed as “the world’s definitive Imperial costuming organization.” The legion and its subgroups, such as the Great Lakes Garrison to which Ewers belongs, provide a network for fans to research and develop screen-quality Star Wars props and costumes. Members also serve their communities and various charitable organizations. 

  • December 11, 2015
    Board Approves Revised Budget, Property Sale

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a revised general fund operating budget of $105.7 million for 2015-16, a decrease from the $108.3 million previously approved at the board’s July meeting. The revised budget includes estimated cost-saving measures in general categories to counter a $2.6 million shortfall in tuition and fee revenue associated with this year’s enrollment decline.

     

  • December 11, 2015
    'The Mad Feast' Offers Fresh Approach to Food Writing

    Food typically plays a prominent role in holiday celebrations with family and friends. It also can serve as a distinctive representation of a particular region. Matthew Gavin Frank, author and NMU English department faculty member, has served up a holiday gift idea for foodies and general readers alike. His latest book offers a richly illustrated culinary tour of the United States with 50 signature dishes and a “radical exploration of our gastronomic heritage.” It is titled The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food 

  • December 10, 2015
    NMU Wins Honorable Mention from CASE V

    A Northern Michigan University event held in conjunction with Fall Fest received honorable mention in the awards program sponsored by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V. It was entered in the “excellence in special events-individual event” category and was a collaborative effort of Alumni Relations, the NMU Foundation, University Marketing and Communications and outside vendors. The event was titled “Follow the Trail: Connecting the Campus to the Importance of Alumni Engagement and Private Giving.”

  • December 10, 2015
    NMU Faculty Honored

    Northern Michigan University faculty members were honored at the annual Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship ceremony. Recipients and their awards are: Maggie Moore of the School of Health and Human Performance, Excellence in Teaching; Steve Hughes of Art and Design and Mounia Ziat of Psychology, Excellence in Scholarship; and Scott Demel of Sociology and Anthropology, Breanne Carlson and Chris Kirk of Health and Human Performance and Kristi Robinia of the School of Nursing, Technology Innovation. 

  • December 9, 2015
    ISIS Panel Discussion at NMU Dec. 16

    William McCants, author of The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State, will participate in a phone conference at Northern Michigan University. A panel discussion will follow. The event is scheduled from 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. 

  • December 4, 2015
    Biology Student Wins Top Poster Award at National Conference

    Northern Michigan University senior and McNair Scholar Tiaira Porter received an award for presenting one of the top 15 neuroscience research posters, from 300 submissions in the discipline, at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Seattle, Wash. She also was invited to apply for a post-baccalaureate fellowship with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Porter is a biology major, chemistry minor and recipient of the Paulus McNair Scholarship through the NMU Foundation. She attended the conference with her research mentor and NMU biology faculty member, Erich Ottem.

  • December 4, 2015
    NMU Alumni Offer Encouragement to Theater Students

    Angelina Fiordellisi and Nikki Nanos recently returned to NMU, where they met as students, to share their respective journeys in the New York and Los Angeles entertainment industries. They participated in an Inside the Actors Studio-style public forum, visited NMU theater experience classes and held individual feedback sessions with students who presented audition monologues.

  • December 4, 2015
    Library Brings in Therapy Animals in Advance of Finals

    NMU's Olson Library recruited Dixie, a therapy miniature horse, and several therapy dogs from Superiorland Pet Partners to provide stress relief for NMU students as they prepare for final exams. Dixie was on campus Thursday night outside the library on the academic mall. She may be back for a return engagement on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The dogs were inside the library. All of the animals received plenty of hands-on attention from NMU students.

  • December 3, 2015
    Isaacson Receives PRSSA Hall of Fame Award

    Northern Michigan University assistant professor Tom Isaacson and the NMU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America received awards at the recent PRSSA national conference in Atlanta, Ga. Isaacson, a faculty member in the communication and performance studies department, received the PRSSA Hall of Fame Award. The NMU chapter he advises earned the Star Chapter Award. A delegation of 15 students accompanied Isaacson to the conference.

  • December 3, 2015
    NMU Presents 'Santaland Diaries' Dinner Theater

    Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris on Saturday, Dec. 12, at Coco’s Restaurant in Marquette. Two performances are scheduled: a 7:30 p.m. show with a full-course dinner (vegetarian option available); and a midnight show with appetizers. The production is a fundraiser for the NMU First Nighters Club.

  • December 2, 2015
    NMU Student Commencement Speaker, Soloist Announced

    Trevor Case of Chatham, Mich. will be the student speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 12. He will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship and a double minor in anthropology and alternative energies. Lauren Larsen of Brighton, Mich., will be the student soloist.

  • November 25, 2015
    Pummill to Deliver NMU Commencement Keynote

    Danny Pummill, acting under secretary for benefits in the Department of Veterans Affairs, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 12. He also will be awarded an honorary doctorate of public service. The NMU alumnus graduated in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement.

  • November 24, 2015
    NMU Associate Professor, Student Win Top Paper Award

    Northern Michigan University associate professor Jessica Thompson and undergraduate student Jose Aburto from Cicero, Ill., won the Top Paper in Environmental Communication Award at the National Communication Association Conference in Las Vegas. They were recognized for their research titled, Ecosystem-What? Public Understanding and Trust in Conservation Science and Ecosystem Services. Aburto also gave a formal presentation highlighting the results of the paper on Nov. 19. He is a participant in the McNair Scholars Program and is pursuing a public relations major and sustainability minor. Thompson teaches courses in public relations and communication studies.

  • November 24, 2015
    NCLL Tours Sawyer Airport

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation at Sawyer International Airport. The discussion will address Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and airline guidelines regarding acceptable luggage. There will also be handouts, examples of allowable items and a question-and-answer period.

  • November 24, 2015
    NMU's Lighting Up the Holidays Dec. 2

    Northern Michigan University will host its 28th annual Lighting up the Holidays from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. The event is free and open to the public. Activities at the University Center include a visit from Santa and photos, horse-drawn hayrides, face painting, free children's books, entertainment, games, crafts and refreshments.

  • November 23, 2015
    Regional Police Academy Meeting Dec. 1

    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will hold a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1, for those planning to attend the 2016 academy. The meeting will run from 5-5:45 p.m. in room 132 of the Jacobetti Complex. It is intended for those who will participate in the May 2-Aug. 16 session.

  • November 18, 2015
    NMU Named Military Friendly School

    Northern Michigan University has been named a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media. This is NMU’s seventh consecutive appearance on the list. The designation honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are “doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.”

  • November 18, 2015
    Oxford Fellow Gives Nutrition and Health Talk at NMU

    Dr. Paul Clayton, an Oxford Fellow with the Royal Society of Medicine, will present “Dietary Shifts and Changes in Public Health Patterns” at Northern Michigan University. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the Jamrich Hall auditorium. The public is invited. 

  • November 18, 2015
    Claudia Schmidt Performance Dec. 4

    Folk singer Claudia Schmidt will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at the Marquette Regional History Center. This Beaumier Coffee House concert is co-sponsored by the Hiawatha Music Co-op and the Marquette Regional History Center. A Michigan native, Schmidt has spent more than four decades as a touring professional. She has played in North American and European venues ranging from intimate clubs to 4,000-seat theaters to festival stages before a crowd of 25,000. Schmidt has recorded 19 albums of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues and jazz idioms featuring her acclaimed skills playing 12-string guitar and mountain dulcimer.

  • November 17, 2015
    NCLL Hosts Immigration Discussion

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a discussion titled "Immigration: A 21st Century Challenge.” The event will explore the legal, religious and educational aspects of immigration.

  • November 13, 2015
    Alien Presentation at NMU

    The UFO alien, with its lightbulb head and enormous eyes, is the 20th century's contribution to the Halloween gallery of witches, ghosts and assorted terrors. Who is this creature? How did it come to be part of our cultural landscape? What is it here to teach us about ourselves, our yearnings and our fears? David Halperin, a religious studies professor turned novelist, explores these questions and comes to some unconventional answers. He will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in 1318 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited free of charge.

  • November 13, 2015
    School of Art and Design Presents Artist's Talk

    Brian Dudley Barrett, an independent scholar from the United Kingdom, will present "Coastal Artists' Colonies of Europe's North Sea" at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in room 165 of the Art and Design Building.

  • November 13, 2015
    Indigenous Foods Presentation at NMU

    Martin Reinhardt, assistant professor of Native American studies at Northern Michigan University, will present “Pre-colonization Diet and Indigenous Foods" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center. The center is located in 105 Cohodas Hall at NMU. 

  • November 13, 2015
    Bat-Moth Presentation at NMU

    Akito Kawahara, assistant professor at the University of Florida and curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History, will present "Bat-moth interactions and ultrasound evolution" at Northern Michigan University. This NMU biology department seminar is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in 1322 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited. 

  • November 12, 2015
    DeVos Loans Shiras Prints to Paris Museum

    NMU’s DeVos Art Museum has loaned several prints by renowned wildlife photographer George Shiras III (1859-1942) to the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris. Shiras developed breakthrough methods for photographing animals at night in natural habitats—largely in the Upper Peninsula—and continues to be recognized for his contributions. The Paris exhibition of his work runs through Feb. 14. It features prints from the DeVos Art Museum and National Geographic magazinewhich prominently showcased 74 of Shiras’ pictures in a July 1906, single-article issue titled, “Hunting Wild Game with Flashlight and Camera.”   

  • November 11, 2015
    Athletic Training Students Win State Quiz Bowl

    An NMU team won the quiz bowl event at the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society's Annual Student Educational Conference on Nov. 8. This was the first victory for NMU in the yearly competition. Fifteen state schools participate, including the University of Michigan and Michigan State. NMU's team will now represent Michigan in the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association quiz bowl in March, competing against students from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. The NMU students are Duane Bair from Huntington, Ind., Tyler Hillstead of Rochester, Mich., and Justin Young of Ishpeming. Other athletic training students also attended the conference.

  • November 11, 2015
    Women Discuss Entertainment Industry at NMU

    Angelina Fiordellisi and Nikki Nanos will return to Northern Michigan University, where they met as students, to participate in a public forum and lead workshops for NMU students. The women will discuss their experiences in the entertainment worlds of Los Angeles and New York at a forum that will follow a format similar to Inside the Actors Studio. The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building. NMU professor Paul Truckey will serve as the moderator. There is no admission charge.

  • November 11, 2015
    Visiting Prof Explores 'Weak States in International Relations Theory'

    Hanna Samir Kassab, a visiting professor in Northern Michigan University’s political science department, will give a public presentation based on her book, Weak States in International Relations Theory: The Cases of Armenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Lebanon and Cambodia.” The event will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in 1322 Jamrich Hall. There is no admission charge.

  • November 10, 2015
    NMU Students Assist City with Recycling Survey

    Four NMU students designed and launched a recycling survey included in recent Marquette utility bills. They are enrolled in the senior capstone course, human impact on the environment, taught by Susy Ziegler (Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences). The main goal of the project is to gather information on community recycling knowledge and habits and make recommendations for improvement.

  • November 10, 2015
    NMU Orchestra, Jazz Band Concerts Scheduled

    Two Northern Michigan University instrumental groups will perform in concert on consecutive nights. Both events begin at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. The NMU Orchestra will present a "pops" concert featuring energetic arrangements of popular film and holiday music on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The NMU Jazz Band will perform music by Sonny Rollins, Oscar Pettiford, Charlie Parker, Maria Schneider and more on Thursday, Nov. 19. Admission is free.

  • November 9, 2015
    NMU French Club Screens Silent Film

    The Northern Michigan University French Club will present a showing of the classic silent film, La Maison du Mystère (The House of Mystery), with live grand piano accompaniment. The event begins at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Ontario Room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

  • November 9, 2015
    NMU President Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

    Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson invites community members and NMU alumni to participate in a discussion of the university's strategic plan draft. He has been meeting with campus groups to gather input throughout the semester and would like to broaden participation to obtain the perspective of as many stakeholders as possible.

  • November 9, 2015
    NMU Choir, Madrigal Singers Perform Sunday

    The Northern Michigan University Choir and Madrigal Singers will perform holiday-themed pieces in celebration of Thanksgiving and Christmas at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the Hedgcock Building. Admission is free.

  • November 9, 2015
    NMU to Screen Royal Ballet's 'Swan Lake'

    The Northern Michigan University music department will bring a London production to campus with a screening of the Royal Ballet's production of Swan Lake. It will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Jamrich Hall auditorium.

  • November 9, 2015
    NCLL Hosts Author Presentation

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host an author talk with Matthew Gavin Frank related to his new book, The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America’s Food. Frank examines a quintessential dish from each state, interweaving the culinary with personal and cultural associations of each region.

     

  • November 6, 2015
    NMU Receives Sexual Assault Programming Grant

    Northern Michigan University will receive $30,000 in funding from the Michigan State Police campus sexual assault grant program. First Lady Sue Snyder recently announced the awards that will be distributed to 22 Michigan colleges and universities. The grant program encourages new approaches designed to change the overall culture of sexual assault among the college-age population. A key and innovative component of NMU’s initiative, “End Sexual Violence: 50 Shades of K(no)w,” will be outreach to regional school districts to raise awareness before students enter college.

  • November 6, 2015
    UP Forests and Climate Change Talk at NMU

    The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled "UP Forests and Climate Change: Risks, Opportunities and Ways to Adapt" on Friday, Nov. 13. Stephen Handler, climate change specialist for the U.S. Forest Service, will lead the discussion at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited.

  • November 6, 2015
    NMU Group Hosts Reel Rock Film, Headlamp Climbing

    The South Superior Climbing Club at Northern Michigan University will host a screening of the annual Reel Rock Film Tour, followed by a “Midnight Madness” climbing activity, on Friday, Nov. 13. Both are open to the public.  

  • November 5, 2015
    Richmond Receives MCTE Fries Award

    Kia Jane Richmond, an English professor at Northern Michigan University, received the Charles Carpenter Fries Award from the Michigan Council of Teachers of English. She was honored at the MCTE fall conference Oct. 30 in East Lansing. 

  • November 4, 2015
    Class Raises Funds for Children's Books

    Four Marquette elementary schools will receive free books, thanks to the fundraising efforts of Northern Michigan University students enrolled in a “small group process” class taught by Sara Potter. They collected $1,400, which will be divided among Superior Hills, Sandy Knoll, Graveraet and North Star Academy.

  • November 4, 2015
    Wisaal Concert Friday

    Wisaal, an Arabic-influenced world music ensemble based in Lansing, will perform a concert as part of the Northern Nights series at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in Forest Roberts Theatre.

  • November 4, 2015
    NMU Presents 'Into the Woods'

    Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the Stephen Sondheim musical, Into The Woods. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-14 and Nov. 18-21, with additional 1 p.m. matinee performances on Nov. 14 and 21. The production will be performed in the James A Panowski Black Box Theatre.

  • November 3, 2015
    Native American Films Featured at NMU

    Three films will be shown at Northern Michigan University in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month: Our Fires Still Burn at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12; Christmas in the Clouds at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16; and Smoke Signals at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. All three will be shown in the Whitman Hall Commons with a discussion following each screening. The public is invited.

  • November 3, 2015
    NCLL Hosts Edmund Fitzgerald Talk

    Historian Fred Stonehouse, a recognized authority on the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, will give a presentation marking the 40th anniversary of the tragedy through the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning. He will explain the mysterious loss of the 729-foot ore carrier with all 29 people on board on Nov. 10 1975. It is often described as the great shipwreck on the Great Lake.

  • November 3, 2015
    NCLL Hosts Independent Travel Program

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a talk on independent travel on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Sandi Poindexter will address planning methods, safety concerns and information on rentals, hotels and hostels. She will also discuss her travels from the Netherlands to Switzerland and countries in between.

  • November 3, 2015
    Percussion Concert Sunday

    The Northern Michigan University music department will host a percussion ensemble concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, in Reynolds Recital Hall. 

  • October 30, 2015
    Decolonizing Diet Project Impacts Native American Heritage Month

    The Decolonizing Diet Project, in which volunteers committed a full year to eating foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region, was initiated in 2012 by associate professor Martin Reinhardt of the Center for Native American Studies. The DDP has had a lingering impact on campus and beyond, particularly this year as the center ushers in Native American Heritage Month.

  • October 29, 2015
    Detroit Mayor Gives Talk at NMU

    Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will give a presentation on the revitalization of Detroit on Monday, Nov. 2, at Northern Michigan University. His talk begins at 3 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. It is free and open to the public.

  • October 29, 2015
    First Nations Food Taster Nov. 6

    The Northern Michigan University Native American Student Association is hosting its 15th annual First Nations Food Taster from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the NMU Jacobetti Complex. This year’s menu features recipes from the Decolonizing Diet Project, as well as contemporary Native American dishes. Selections include pumpkin cornbread, bison/venison meatloaf, sweet potatoes, sun butter cookies, wild rice and three sisters casserole. Elda Tate will provide Native American flute music.

  • October 29, 2015
    Actor Sean Astin Coming to NMU

    Actor Sean Astin will present “Life Lessons from a Career in Film” at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Astin is best known for his film roles as Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the title character of Rudy and Mikey Walsh in The Goonies

  • October 29, 2015
    Play Reading Marks 40th Anniversary of Edmund Fitzgerald Tragedy

    Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present a concert reading of professor Shelley Russell’s Holdin’ Our Own: The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. This special event coincides with the 40th anniversary of the ship’s sinking. It begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Jamrich Hall auditorium (room 1100). Tickets are free and available in advance at the Forest Roberts Theatre box office.

  • October 26, 2015
    Black Student Union Recruits for NMU by Bus

    Campus visits are a highly effective recruiting tool because they allow students to experience the distinctive qualities of the university and community that cannot be fully conveyed through a website or brochure. But for high school students who can’t make the trip to Northern, perhaps the next best thing is to bring Northern to them. That is exactly what the Black Student Union did during an ambitious Oct. 18-22 recruiting bus trip that stopped at nine schools in the Chicago and Detroit areas. 

  • October 23, 2015
    Students Investigate Mock Crime Scenes

    Students in the new forensic anthropology course searched for bones, cartridge casings and other evidence at mock crime scenes marked by yellow police tape near the McClintock Building earlier this week. They were split into five teams, each of which developed a scenario and created a site for their peers to investigate.

  • October 23, 2015
    Dustin Lynch, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys Perform at NMU

    Country singer Dustin Lynch and the Michigan-born band, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Northern Michigan University. The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Berry Events Center.

  • October 23, 2015
    Mining Executive Speaks at NMU

    Carlos Bertoni, executive vice president for project development at Highland Copper Company, will present “The Future of Mining in the UP: Developing New Copper Deposits” at Northern Michigan University. His talk will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. It is free and open to the public. 

  • October 22, 2015
    Halloween Open House at NMU Permaculture Garden

    A Halloween-themed community open house will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the new Superior Acre Permaculture garden at Northern Michigan University. The event will feature pumpkin carving and face-painting activities, donuts, cider and coffee. Costumes are encouraged. The garden is located at the intersection of Summit and Longyear, a few blocks west of the Superior Dome.

  • October 21, 2015
    NMU Alumnus Named Outdoor Educator of the Year

    NMU alumnus Pete Stobie was named Outdoor Educator of the Year by the Michigan Alliance for Environmental and Outdoor Education. He was one of several state educators honored for their work in bringing science and nature to students in the classroom and to the public through other creative outlets. 

  • October 21, 2015
    Haunted Theatre Returns

    Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will be transformed into a fun and spooky haunted house Thursday, Oct. 29-Saturday, Oct. 31. Designed for all ages, it will feature a PG-13 version from 8-11 each evening and a child-friendly version from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday. This annual event serves as a fundraiser for the First Nighters Club Scholarship Fund that supports NMU students who study and work in Forest Roberts Theatre.

  • October 20, 2015
    Invent@NMU Offers Funding for Student Inventors

    Invent@NMU has announced financial award opportunities for students who want to bring their product ideas and inventions to consumer markets. With support from John Hebert, NMU Foundation Board of Trustees officer and 1968 graduate, Invent@NMU now offers funding opportunities to assist 68 full-time students who want to turn their passions into actions. 

  • October 20, 2015
    NMU Participates in Make a Difference Day

    “Make a Difference Day,” a nationwide event that celebrates neighbors helping neighbors and the power all individuals have to improve someone else's life, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24.  The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center is coordinating the event locally. More than 1,000 student and community volunteers will help rake leaves and do other yard work for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities in the local communities of Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Harvey and Gwinn.

  • October 20, 2015
    NCLL Offers NMU Tour, Spice Workshop

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer two early November events: a guided tour of Northern Michigan University's campus; and a workshop on how to properly use spices. Each costs $3 for NCLL members and $8 for nonmembers and has an advance registration deadlines of Wednesday, Oct. 28.

  • October 20, 2015
    NCLL Woodworking Class Begins Monday

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a Woodworkers Rally from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays, Oct. 26-Nov. 17. The workshop will convene in room 137 of the Jacobetti Complex at Northern Michigan University. 

  • October 19, 2015
    NMU Executive in Residence Gives Leadership Presentation

    Barry West, president of the Mason Harriman Group in Washington, D.C., and 35-year veteran of the information technology field, will give a free public presentation at Northern Michigan University. He will discuss leadership as the key ingredient for today’s business executives. West is returning to his alma mater as the executive in residence for the NMU College of Business. His talk will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Huron Room of the University Center. A reception will follow in the adjacent Erie Room.

  • October 16, 2015
    'Your Health' Focuses on Healthy Kids

    The next Your Health community presentation, “Healthy Communities Start with Healthy Kids,” will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29, at Northern Michigan University.

  • October 15, 2015
    NMU Prof Contributes to First Field Description of Whale Species

    Thousands of new species of animals are described each year. Few are mammals and even fewer of those are as large as a standard school bus. While it may seem hard for a whale to hide, it took two years for a team of conservation biologists, including NMU professor Alec Lindsay, to provide the first-ever scientific documentation of the extremely rare “Omura’s whale” living in the wild off the coast of Madagascar. They just published the first descriptions of this species in the Royal Society Open Science journal on Oct. 14.

  • October 15, 2015
    Author Robin Sloan to Visit NMU

    Robin Sloan, author of the One Book One Community selection, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, will give a free public presentation and book signing at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The event begins at 7 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall.

  • October 15, 2015
    Marquette Climate Change Task Force Topic of Talk

    The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University will continue its monthly presentation series with a discussion of Marquette’s Climate Change Adaptation Task Force” on Friday, Oct. 16. Bob Kulisheck, retired NMU political science professor, will give the talk at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall. The public is invited.

     

  • October 14, 2015
    Wilbern Completes Research at Argonne

    Daniel Wilbern, a Northern Michigan University physics student from Cary, Ill., completed a 10-week undergraduate research experience at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont in advance of the fall semester. The department he worked in focused on high-energy physics analysis for the ATLAS experiment at CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research, whose particle physics lab is located in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • October 14, 2015
    Data Science Talk Oct. 19

    Amit Bhattacharyya, the lead data scientist at Teachers Pay Teachers, will give a presentation on data science hosted by the NMU physics department. Data science uses skills from numerous disciplines across the social and physical sciences to extract knowledge or insights from large volumes of data. This talk will focus on some of the basic issues that a data scientist is faced with and skills that help along the way. It will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. 

  • October 14, 2015
    NMU Board and Ski Club Hosts Movie Premiere

    The Northern Michigan University Board and Ski club will host a premiere of the movie, 2023 Thirtytwo, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in 1100 Jamrich Hall.

  • October 12, 2015
    NMU Student, Alumnus Complete Field Work in Alaska

    Clayton Queen, a Northern Michigan University environmental science major from Cedar, recently completed grant-funded field work on Alaska’s North Slope as part of the international Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring (CALM) IV program. He was the only undergraduate student on the team and worked alongside NMU alumnus Frederick “Fritz” Nelson, one of the researchers who established the program more than two decades ago.

  • October 12, 2015
    Reinhardt Impacted by Colorado Research Experience

    Four Northern Michigan University physics students returned to campus this fall with the value-added benefit of summer research conducted at different locations. One was Biidaaban "Daabii" Reinhardt of Gwinn, who went to the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo.  

  • October 12, 2015
    Former Packer LeRoy Butler to Speak at NMU

    Former Green Bay Packers strong safety LeRoy Butler will speak at Northern Michigan University about how he overcame physical problems as a child to become a four-time Pro Bowl honoree and Super Bowl champion. His presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Admission is free for NMU students and $2 for the general public.

  • October 12, 2015
    'Off the Grid' Exhibit Opens Saturday at Beaumier Center

    A new exhibition titled “Off the Grid,” about the quest of people to achieve a self-sufficient lifestyle in the Upper Peninsula, will open Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University. An opening reception featuring refreshments and hors d’ouevres is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. in 105 Cohodas Hall. Admission is free. 

  • October 8, 2015
    Invent@NMU Lauded by Governor, 40 Below Group

    Invent@NMU, which helps clients bring product ideas and inventions to consumer markets, was the subject of a complimentary tweet yesterday by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. It also received the Next Generation Best Place to Work Award at the 40 Below birthday bash honoring Marquette County young professionals. Students from Invent@NMU accepted the honor at the late September event.

  • October 8, 2015
    Paquet Completes Helly Hansen Internship

    Northern Michigan University 2015 public relations graduate Jordan Paquet recently completed a digital marketing internship with Helly Hansen, a European outdoor sportswear company based in Oslo, Norway.

  • October 8, 2015
    NMU Vocal Groups Perform

    The Northern Michigan University Madrigal Singers, University Chorus and Lake Effect Show Choir will perform a concert that explores matters of the heart. Material will range from romantic classical composers to Disney’s Frozen soundtrack and other love songs.

  • October 8, 2015
    NMU Archives Hosts Events for Archives Month

    The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives will host two October events in celebration of American Archives Month. An open house and presentation titled “The Embezzling Bishop” is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 15. A presentation on the archives’ role in documenting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community history will take place Thursday, Oct. 29. Both are free and will be held in room 126 of the NMU Learning Resources Center.

  • October 7, 2015
    NMU Hosts AmeriCorps Trio

    Northern Michigan University has received a grant to host three AmeriCorps members who will act as mentors/coaches for 50 high school students to help them prepare for postsecondary education. Those stationed at NMU through the Mentoring to Access Corps are Jeff Spagenburg, Jeri Hall and NMU alumnus Andy Cretens. Each had to demonstrate passion about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers so that youth can attend college and commit to 1,700 hours of service over one year.

  • October 7, 2015
    'Learning to Lead' Conference at NMU

    A professional development conference titled “Learning to Lead: Moving Up the Company Ladder” will be hosted by Northern Michigan University Continuing Education and Workplace Development on Thursday, Nov. 5. Participants will gain an understanding of the ins and outs of managing people and teams, learn how different leadership styles impact the workplace, and receive guidance in navigating basic employment laws.

  • October 2, 2015
    NMU Students Donate Care Packs to Room at the Inn

    Northern Michigan University students delivered 60 care packs intended for guests of Room at the Inn, Marquette's emergency homeless shelter and warming center. The packs included gloves, hats, socks, reusable water bottles, toiletries and snacks.

  • October 2, 2015
    Visiting Writer Kazim Ali at NMU Oct. 8

    Award-winning poet Kazim Ali will give a reading at Northern Michigan University as part of the English department's Visiting Writer Series. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the University Center Charcoal Room. It is free and open to the public.

  • October 2, 2015
    Student Nurses Association Hosts 5K

    The Northern Michigan University Student Nurses Association (SNA) will hold a "Run For Shelter" 5K run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 17. The SNA is donating all proceeds to Janzen House, a non-profit shelter for low-income, potentially homeless people in the Marquette area.

  • October 1, 2015
    NMU Returned MPSERS Payments

    Northern Michigan University was returned funds of about $9 million as a result of an error in billings by the Michigan Public State Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) that occurred over the past nearly two decades. NMU President Fritz Erickson said the funds will be designated for future payments on NMU’s share of the MPSERS unfunded pension liability, which exceeds $40 million that will be owed through 2036.

  • October 1, 2015
    Cat Packs Rummage Sale Saturday

    Cat Packs, an NMU-initiated program that provides weekend meals to North Star Academy students from financially challenged families, will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at North Star Academy. Donations of clothing, household items, books and baked goods can be dropped off at the school between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2. 

  • October 1, 2015
    NMU Family Weekend Oct. 9-11

    Northern Michigan University will host Family Weekend Oct. 9-11. The event is designed so that families can feel as if they are a part of their student’s college experience.

  • October 1, 2015
    NMU Hosts Brain-Computer Interfaces Workshop

    A free workshop on the current and future applications of non-invasive and invasive Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) will be offered on Friday, Oct. 23, by Northern Michigan University’s psychology department and g.tec Guger Technologies Austria. 

  • September 30, 2015
    NMU's Richards Earns CEFP Credential

    Kathy Richards, Northern Michigan University’s associate vice president of engineering and planning/facilities, received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities. The CEFP is a way to validate the knowledge and competency required of a professional in the field.

  • September 30, 2015
    Actress Brings Play About Writer Willa Cather to NMU

    Actress and writer Prudence Wright Holmes will bring her one-woman show, Call Me William: The Life and Loves of Willa Cather, to Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Oct. 10. In 1888, Cather “astounded” her Nebraska neighbors with her mind and cross-dressing ways. She had a successful career in publishing and wrote best-selling novels My Antonia and Death Comes for the Archbishop. She won a Pulitzer Prize in 1923.

  • September 29, 2015
    Croschere Awarded Indian Health Service Scholarship

    Northern Michigan University senior Larry Croschere has recently been awarded a scholarship from Indian Health Service. Croschere is a pre-dental major and Native American studies minor at NMU and is a tribal citizen of Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

  • September 29, 2015
    Indigenous People's Resistance Day Event Oct. 12

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    Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies will host an Indigenous People’s Resistance Day event. It will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in Jamrich 1322. 

  • September 28, 2015
    Traditional French-Canadian Dance Oct. 4

    The musical group Les Poules á Colin will play at a dance being held as part of local French-Canadian Heritage Week activities. The dance begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. 

  • September 26, 2015
    NMU Online Master's Program Among 50 Most Affordable

    Northern Michigan University offers one of the 50 most affordable online graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction in the nation, according to a ranking by topeducationdegrees.org. NMU was the only school in Michigan to make the list.

  • September 26, 2015
    NMU Shows 'Hunting Ground' Documentary

    The Hunting Ground, a documentary that explores sexual assault on college campuses, will be shown at Northern Michigan University. The screenings are scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 1, in Jamrich Hall 1100.

  • September 25, 2015
    Coder DoJo Comes to NMU

    The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center will host Coder Dojo 906, a free after-school program that teaches kids how to code and explore technology in a casual and creative environment. 

  • September 25, 2015
    One Book One Community October Events Announced

    The One Book One Community program will present several free October events related to this year’s selection, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. The program encourages Marquette County and the Northern Michigan University community to share the joy of reading and the free exchange of ideas through a common book. It is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a title that honors the long history of books. 

  • September 24, 2015
    'Superior' Feature Film Coming to NMU

    Superior, an independent feature film by Michigan native Edd Benda that was shot entirely in the Upper Peninsula, will be screened at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, Oct. 14. This free event begins at 8:30 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall. It is sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center. Marquette is one of nine stops on the “Official Superior Roadshow” in Benda’s home state. The movie from Beyond the Porch Productions premiered this summer at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., as part of the Dances With Films festival. It also will be screened at the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis Oct. 16-25.

  • September 19, 2015
    Groundbreaking for Alumni and U.P. Heritage Center

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center was held Saturday over Homecoming weekend. Work on the project is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 21. Dr. John Beaumier, a retired orthopedic surgeon and NMU alumnus, committed $1 million to the NMU Foundation for the facility. 

  • September 19, 2015
    Alumni Award Winners Honored

    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association honored three award winners at a celebration brunch over Homecoming weekend. Lisa Kelley of Buffalo, N.Y., and Jon Kukuk of Marinette, Wis., received Alumni Achievement Awards. Michael Oswald of Rowlett, Texas, was recognized as NMU’s Outstanding Young Alumni.

  • September 19, 2015
    Forest Roberts Theatre Presents 'California Suite'

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will present the Neil Simon comedy California Suite. It is composed of four playlets that take place in suites 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Marriage, relationships and human emotion give this play a real yet humorous look in to the lives of the California Suite guests. This play contains adult themes and language.

  • September 18, 2015
    NMU Board Approves First Native American Studies Major in Michigan

    NMU will offer the first Native American studies academic major in Michigan, beginning with the fall 2016 semester. The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a recommendation by its academic affairs committee to build upon the previously established academic minor.

  • September 15, 2015
    Rabbit Island Residency Exhibition Opens at DeVos

    The Rabbit Island 2015 Residency Exhibition will open Friday, Sept. 25, at the DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University. It highlights the work of five artists, composers and writers who spent part of the summer on the remote Lake Superior island. 

  • September 14, 2015
    Forest Roberts Theatre Season Announced

    NMU's Forest Roberts Theatre has announced its 2015-15 production schedule. Shows include a Neil Simon comedy, musicals Into the Woods and The Secret Garden, a Fringe Festival of student-directed pieces and a few special event performances.

  • September 14, 2015
    NCLL Holds Power History Hike

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a trail hike to Penstock, the site of former Collinsville Dam, and to the Forestville Power House. 

  • September 14, 2015
    NCLL Program Explores Leader Dogs for the Blind

    Local author Gretchen Preston, accompanied by her leader dog, Floyd, will present a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on her lifelong journey with visual impairment and Leader Dogs for the Blind in Michigan. 

  • September 12, 2015
    Northern Climate Network Looks at Michigan Response

    The Northern Climate Network at NMU will continue its colloquium series with “What Are Other Michigan Communities Doing?” on Friday, Sept. 18. Daniel Brown, a climatologist at the University of Michigan, will give the presentation at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall.

  • September 11, 2015
    New Health Research Collaboration Announced

    Michigan State University College of Human Medicine today announced a health research collaboration with UP Health System-Marquette and Northern Michigan University. The collaboration is part of MSU’s statewide initiative to bring academic health research to each of its community campuses.

  • September 10, 2015
    'Beethoven and Banjos' Concert at NMU

    The Upper Peninsula’s new series of cross-genre annual concerts will feature a collaboration between members of Carnegie Hall’s affiliate ensemble, Decoda, and the Americana roots duo, Red Tail Ring. They

  • September 9, 2015
    NMU Releases 10th Day Enrollment
    NMU's 10th day enrollment report reflects administrators’ projections of a decrease in total headcount, but more admitted students enrolled.
  • September 9, 2015
    UNITED Conference Begins Sept. 19
    NMU's UNITED conference is composed of a broad range of presentations, musical performances and film related to diversity and inclusion.
  • September 5, 2015
    NMU Symposium Explores UP Topics

    Presentations on a variety of topics related to the Upper Peninsula will be offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XV at NMU on Friday, Sept. 11.

  • August 27, 2015
    Talking Books Topic of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a program on the latest technologies to facilitate reading for those with limitations.
  • August 27, 2015
    NCLL Program Addresses Hospice
    The founder of the third hospice program established in the United States will lead a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on hospice care.
  • August 26, 2015
    NMU Police Academy Holds Graduation
    The NMU Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony, where 14 recruits received certificates of completion.
  • August 26, 2015
    NCLL Offers Archaeology Program
    Archaeology is more than the recovery of artifacts such as pottery, beads and tools that are often exhibited in museums.
  • August 21, 2015
    'Sex Signals' Coming to NMU
    Sex Signals, an unorthodox sexual assault awareness program that combines education with humor and improvisation, is coming to NMU.
  • July 31, 2015
    NCLL Explores Aurelia Pottery
    Paula Neville of Aurelia Studio Pottery will showcase her garden sculptures and demonstrate her creative process in an upcoming NCLL program.
  • July 31, 2015
    NCLL Offers North Country Trail Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning invites participants to hike a segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail on Sunday, Aug. 16.
  • July 31, 2015
    Art of Macrame Explored
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will revisit the art of macrame during a program from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, in 404A Cohodas Hall.
  • July 30, 2015
    New Art Exhibit Opens at NMU
    NMU's DeVos Art Museum will unveil a new exhibit, “John R.G. Roth: Transmissive Morphology,” on Monday, Aug. 10.
  • July 29, 2015
    Percussion Concert at NMU Aug. 7
    A closing concert for the Percussive Attack Camp being held at NMU is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • July 29, 2015
    Mind-Body Connection Conference at NMU
    A teleconference titled “Treating the Whole Community: the Mind-Body Connection” will be offered from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at NMU.
  • July 28, 2015
    NMU's Whalen Awarded NEH Grant
    Robert Whalen, an English professor at NMU, has been awarded a $250,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions Grant.
  • July 16, 2015
    NCLL Presents Outboard Motor History
    The history of the outboard motor will be the focus of an upcoming Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on Thursday, July 30.
  • June 30, 2015
    Yoga Therapy Focus of NCLL Program
    Yoga therapy for aches and pains will be the focus of a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on Thursday, July 23.
  • June 2, 2015
    NCLL Hosts Little Garlic Hike
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a Little Garlic (Elliott Donnell Wilderness) hike on Tuesday, June 23.
  • June 2, 2015
    NCLL Offers Kite-Making Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an intergenerational kite-making workshop from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 24.
  • June 1, 2015
    NCLL Offers 'Barber of Seville' Bus Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour to a Pine Mountain Music Festival performance of the comic opera, The Barber of Seville.
  • May 29, 2015
    NCLL Gives Presentation in Negaunee
    The Negaunee Senior Center will host a presentation on the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 10.
  • May 18, 2015
    AAUW Presents Griffiths Award
    Melissa Zeglen of Marquette is the 2015 recipient of the Martha Griffiths Award presented by the AAUW Marquette Branch.
  • May 14, 2015
    NMU College of Business Honors Students
    The Northern Michigan University College of Business honored students with awards and scholarships at a breakfast to close out the academic year.
  • May 14, 2015
    USDA Rep Discusses Climate at NMU
    Eric Hoberg of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will address consequences of a "wobbling climate in a warming world" at NMU.
  • May 13, 2015
    Schuiling Named NMU Provost
    Kerri Schuiling is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northern Michigan University.
  • May 7, 2015
    NMU's Online MPA Ranks in Top 50
    NMU is represented in the “Top 50 Schools for Online Master’s Degrees in Public Administration” 2015 rankings compiled by topmanagementdegrees.com.
  • May 5, 2015
    Science on Tap Event May 14
    The next event in the Science on Tap monthly pub series will explore "The Face of Fear: How Our Brain is Influenced by Others' Facial Expressions."
  • April 28, 2015
    Young Authors Read to Ericksons
    Students participating in the upcoming Young Authors Conference recently read their books to NMU President Fritz Erickson and Jan Erickson.
  • April 21, 2015
    Guest Pianist Performs at NMU
    Montreal-based pianist Derek Yaple-Schobert will perform Monday, April 27, at Northern Michigan University.
  • April 21, 2015
    Children's Art Exhibited at NMU
    Art work by students from area schools will be featured at the annual Marquette Children’s Exhibition at NMU's DeVos Art Museum.
  • April 17, 2015
    'Anderton's Earth Day' Event at NMU
    A special Earth Day celebration in remembrance of late professor John Anderton will be held on Wednesday, April 22, at Northern Michigan University.
  • April 13, 2015
    Mary Lambert Performs at NMU Friday
    Mary Lambert, the singer/songwriter best known for her "Same Love'"collaboration with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at NMU.
  • April 2, 2015
    Pakistani Student Discusses Homeland
    An NMU exchange student from Pakistan will give a presentation on urban life, the natural world and traditions shaping her country today.
  • March 30, 2015
    Altius String Quartet Performs at NMU
    The Altius Quartet, a string ensemble based in Colorado, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 30, 2015
    Ultra-Runner Krissy Moehl Visits NMU
    Internationally accomplished ultra-runner Krissy Moehl will lead a group fun run and give a motivational talk during her April 8-9 visit to NMU.
  • March 30, 2015
    Motown-Themed Dinner at NMU
    The NMU hospitality management program will host "Motown," a five-course gala dinner with select wine pairings inspired by the city of Detroit.
  • March 30, 2015
    Opera Workshop at NMU April 9
    The NMU music department will present an Opera Workshop at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 23, 2015
    Run for Shelter April 11
    NMU's Student Nurses Association will hold its annual "Run for Shelter" 5K run/walk on Saturday, April 11.
  • March 23, 2015
    Dance Concert at NMU
    An NMU dance concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • March 23, 2015
    MSHS Ensembles Perform at NMU
    Marquette Senior High School orchestra and choral ensembles will perform a concert at Northern Michigan University in advance of their trip to Europe.
  • March 23, 2015
    NMU International Food Festival Saturday
    The 25th annual International Food Festival hosted by the All Nations Club will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in the Jacobetti Complex.
  • March 20, 2015
    Robin Rahoi Award Presented
    NMU's Public Safety and Police Services was presented with the 2015 Wildcat Wellness Health Fair's Robin Rahoi Award.
  • March 18, 2015
    Horn Concert at NMU
    Brian Carter, principal horn player in the Marquette Symphony Orchestra, will give a concert at NMU.
  • March 13, 2015
    'Braiding Sweetgrass' Author Visits NMU
    Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants, will give presentations at NMU
  • March 13, 2015
    Actor Kal Penn Speaks at NMU
    Actor Kal Penn, who put his career on hold to fill a role in President Barack Obama's administration, will speak at NMU.
  • March 13, 2015
    Applied Behavior Analysis Talk at NMU
    Paul Andronis, NMU psychology professor and department head, will give a presentation on applied behavior analysis on Friday, March 20.
  • March 10, 2015
    NMU Pow Wow March 14
    The 22nd annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow will be held on Saturday, March 14, at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena.
  • March 6, 2015
    U.P. Education Partnership Honored
    The U.P. Education Partnership, led by presidents of the U.P.'s three state universities, received the 2015 Collaborate Award at a Michigan summit.
  • March 5, 2015
    Jazz Combos Perform at NMU
    NMU jazz combos will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 3, 2015
    GMAT Prep Course Begins March 10
    The NMU College of Business will offer a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) prep course beginning Tuesday, March 10.
  • March 3, 2015
    Coffee House Concert March 7
    The Beaumier Coffee House Series at NMU will feature two Marquette folk acts: singer/songwriter Diana Moyle and jam-grass masters Sparrow (Three).
  • February 27, 2015
    Improvised Music Workshop at NMU
    An Improvised Music Workshop led by cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and percussionist Michael Zerang will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6.
  • February 27, 2015
    'Elect Her' Workshop at NMU
    Elect Her, a free workshop that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office, will be held at NMU.
  • February 23, 2015
    Art Talk Rescheduled for Feb. 27
    An NMU faculty presentation on the "gothic" in art, which was postponed by weather last week, has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.
  • February 23, 2015
    NMU Jazz Concert Thursday
    The NMU music department will present the first jazz concert of the winter semester at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 20, 2015
    NMU Symphonic Band Performs
    The NMU Symphonic Band featuring the Saxophone Quartet, with an opening performance by the Wind Ensemble, will perform in concert Tuesday, Feb. 24.
  • February 18, 2015
    Neuroscience Colloquium at NMU
    Neuroscientist Qi Wang will present “Thalamic Synchrony and Adaptive Tradeoff Between Detection and Discrimination in Behavior” at NMU.
  • February 18, 2015
    NCLL Hikes to Eben Ice Caves
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided winter hike to the Eben Ice Caves.
  • February 17, 2015
    NMU Vocal Groups Perform
    Two NMU vocal groups—the University Choir and Lake Effect Show Choir—will perform a joint concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • February 13, 2015
    DeVos Art Museum Hosts Events
    DeVos Art Museum will wrap up February with a faculty presentation on the “gothic” in art and a new display of five mini-exhibitions of student work.
  • February 13, 2015
    Home Brewing Classes Offered
    A home-brewing class will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at NMU. Advance registration is required.
  • February 10, 2015
    Student Group Builds UP 200 Barricades
    The Northern Michigan Constructors, a community service-oriented student organization, is building and repairing barricades for the UP 200.
  • February 2, 2015
    NMU Jacobetti Complex Open House Feb. 11
    NMU's Jacobetti Complex will host an open house to showcase academic programs offered through the Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies.
  • January 30, 2015
    Spain Saxophonist Performs at NMU
    Rodrigo Vila, professor of saxophone at the Conservatory of Music of the Balearic Islands in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, will perform a concert at NMU.
  • January 30, 2015
    Folk Musicians Perform at NMU
    Two folk music acts—the duo Alloatar and singer/songwriter Eli Hebel—will perform a Beaumier Coffee House concert at NMU.
  • January 28, 2015
    New Vet Resources Rep Ready to Assist
    A new veterans resource representative is stationed at NMU to help individuals on campus and in the community take advantage all available benefits.
  • January 28, 2015
    NMU President's Investiture Feb. 9
    The investiture of Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, in 1100 Jamrich Hall.
  • January 23, 2015
    Summer Job Fair at NMU
    Northern Michigan University will host a Summer Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
  • January 16, 2015
    Author Scarpino to Give Reading at NMU
    Andrea Scarpino, author of the poetry collection Once, Then and the chapbook, The Grove Behind, will hold a reading at Northern Michigan University.
  • January 12, 2015
    NCLL Offers Skype Workshop
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an overview of Skype, the video chatting technology, on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
  • December 23, 2014
    NMU Surgical Tech Accreditation Continued
    NMU's surgical technology program has been awarded continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
  • December 16, 2014
    NMU Faculty Honored
    Two Northern Michigan University professors were honored at the annual Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship.
  • December 12, 2014
    NMU Board Salutes Outgoing Trustees
    The NMU governing board honored outgoing trustees Stephen Adamini and Gilbert Ziegler, whose terms expire at the end of December.
  • November 25, 2014
    Marquette Ending Hunger Collects Food
    Marquette Ending Hunger, an NMU student organization, is teaming up with the 32nd annual TV6 Canathon to collect non-perishable food items.
  • November 25, 2014
    NMU Lights Up the Holidays Dec 3
    NMU will hold its 27th annual “Lighting Up the Holidays” celebration from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the University Center.
  • November 25, 2014
    Senior Art Exhibit at NMU
    Graduating seniors of the Northern Michigan University School of Art and Design will showcase their work at the Devos Art Museum on campus.
  • November 25, 2014
    Neurobiologist Gives Talk at NMU
    Alan Pehrson, a neurobiologist focused on developing novel pharmacological treatments for central nervous system disorders, will speak at NMU.
  • November 25, 2014
    NMU Dance Concert Dec. 4
    Northern Michigan University faculty and students will perform a dance concert on Thursday, Dec. 4.
  • November 21, 2014
    Police Academy Meetings Dec. 2-3
    The NMU Regional Police Academy will hold mandatory meetings for those planning to attend the May 2015 police academy.
  • November 17, 2014
    'Smoke Signals' Showing at NMU
    A special showing of the 1998 film, Smoke Signals, will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in 1322 Jamrich Hall at NMU.
  • November 14, 2014
    African Guitar Summit at NMU
    The Northern Nights performing arts series will present a concert by the Juno Award-winning African Guitar Summit on Thursday, Nov. 20.
  • November 13, 2014
    'Chicago' Performed at NMU
    Northern Michigan University will present the musical Chicago Wednesday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Nov. 22, at Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • November 10, 2014
    REVISED DATE: Choice and ADHD Colloquium
    NMU will host a psychology colloquium title "Choice Amount and Choice-Making in Children: A Comparison of Children With and Without Symptoms of ADHD."
  • October 31, 2014
    Faculty Saxophone Recital at NMU
    The Northern Michigan University music department will present a saxophone recital by new faculty member Jeffrey Vickers on Thursday, Nov. 6.
  • October 30, 2014
    NMU Alumni Reception in Escanaba Nov. 5
    The NMU Alumni Association will host a reception for all Escanaba-area alumni from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Nov. 5, at the House of Ludington.
  • October 30, 2014
    Genealogy Presentation at NMU
    The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives will host an event focused on genealogy and genealogical research.
  • October 30, 2014
    First Nations Food Taster Nov. 7
    NMU's Native American Student Association will host its 14th annual First Nations Food Taster from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Jacobetti Complex.
  • October 29, 2014
    'Your Health' Diabetes Talk at NMU
    The next event in the Your Health public lecture series at Northern Michigan University will focus on "Diabetes and Your Health."
  • October 16, 2014
    Invent@NMU Enhances Student Experience
    Invent@NMU, which gives students real-world experience helping clients take physical products from concept to market, officially launched today.
  • October 16, 2014
    Old-Time Music Presentation at NMU
    William Van Vugt, professor of history at Calvin College, will present "English Music on the American Frontier" at NMU on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
  • October 16, 2014
    Coffee House Concert Nov. 1
    The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert features Great Lakes Graham & the Fiddle Man and singer-songwriter Jerry Mills.
  • October 16, 2014
    Suicide Prevention Expert Gives NMU Talk
    Former California Highway Patrol officer Kevin Briggs, who saved hundreds from committing suicide off the Golden Gate Bridge, will speak at NMU.
  • October 9, 2014
    NMU Student's Novel Published
    Natalie Berger, an NMU student from Ferndale, had her first novel published. It is titled "The Towers."
  • October 9, 2014
    NMU Alumni Receive Awards
    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association recently honored four award winners during Homecoming weekend.
  • October 9, 2014
    NMU Choirs Perform Sunday
    NMU's University Choir and Lake Effect Show Choir will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • October 9, 2014
    City, County Managers Discuss Key Issues
    City and county managers from across Michigan will discuss key issues facing their communities at a panel discussion hosted by Northern's MPA program.
  • October 2, 2014
    Egyptian Scholar Teaching at NMU
    Students in Hagar Eltarabishy’s classes learn are challenging their preconceived, media-influenced notions about the Middle East.
  • October 2, 2014
    Wilderness Act Celebration Oct. 10
    A symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the federal Wilderness Act’s passage will be held on Friday, Oct. 10, at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 2, 2014
    AHEC Holds Community Forum in Newberry
    The U.P. Area Health Education Center will host a community forum in Newberry designed to connect students with health profession opportunities.
  • September 29, 2014
    Faculty Piano Recital at NMU Sunday
    Northern Michigan University music professor Nancy Redfern will be featured in a piano recital alongside alumnus Mary Ann Boniface of Ironwood.
  • September 26, 2014
    NMU Board Adds Four Sports
    The NMU Board of Trustees approved the addition of four intercollegiate varsity sports, all at the Division II level.
  • September 26, 2014
    Jamrich Biography Completed
    A new biography titled John X. Jamrich: The Man and the University was presented to the 94-year-old president emeritus at the Jamrich Hall dedication.
  • September 22, 2014
    Visiting Writer Gives Reading
    Fiction writer and playwright Monica McFawn will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Oct. 9, at NMU.
  • September 19, 2014
    Poetry, Music, Dance Performance at NMU
    Desire: Poetry, Music and Dance, a collaboration of three Northern Michigan University faculty members, will be performed at Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • September 16, 2014
    NMU Police Academy Announces Graduates
    The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony and awarded certificates of completion to 13 recruits.
  • September 16, 2014
    NCLL Offers Hoop House Tour
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the hoop house outside the Jacobetti Complex at NMU on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
  • September 16, 2014
    Fish Hatchery Focus of NCLL Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a tour of the Marquette State Fish Hatchery from 9-11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6.
  • September 16, 2014
    Shared Governance Talk at NMU
    NMU archivist Marcus Robyns will present “Blood on the Table: The Battle for Shared Governance” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24.
  • September 15, 2014
    NCLL Explores Social Media
    he Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an overview of various social media platforms Sept. 29 and Oct. 6.
  • September 15, 2014
    NMU Holds UNITED Conference
    NMU will hold its annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference Sunday, Sept. 28, through Wednesday, Oct. 1.
  • September 15, 2014
    NMU Homecoming Events Announced
    Northern Michigan University’s 2014 Homecoming celebration will include activities for alumni and community members.
  • September 12, 2014
    Hobby Lobby Case Discussed at NMU
    A panel discussion titled "Hobby Lobby and Other Supreme Court Controversies" will be held at Northern Michigan University to mark Constitution Day.
  • September 10, 2014
    NCLL Hikes Saux Head Trail
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will lead a hike of Saux Head trail from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25.
  • September 10, 2014
    NMU Hosts College Fair
    Northern Michigan University will host a College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Jacobetti Complex.
  • September 3, 2014
    NCLL Explores Road Scholar Program
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning invites community members to learn about educational and travel opportunities afforded through Road Scholar.
  • September 2, 2014
    Artist Gives Talk at NMU
    Chicago-based woodworker and sculptor Mike Rea will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Sept 5.
  • August 28, 2014
    Illinois Poet Gives Reading at NMU
    Poet, writer and professor Michael Madonick will perform selected readings on Tuesday, Sept. 9, as part of the Visiting Writer Program at NMU
  • August 22, 2014
    NMU Recognizes Cliffs Gift
    NMU’s clinical laboratory sciences programs have received a $250,000 gift, disbursed over five years, from the Cliffs Natural Resources Foundation.
  • August 14, 2014
    Governor Visits NMU
    Technology was the focus of Gov. Rick Snyder’s visit to Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, Aug. 12.
  • 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • July 18, 2014
    NMU Board Approves Budget
    The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a 2014-15 general fund operating budget of nearly $108 million, a 2.4 percent decrease from last year.
  • July 9, 2014
    Pascoe Receives NMU Scholarship
    Rachel Pascoe of Ishpeming is the recipient of the George and Evelyn Kivela Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 9, 2014
    Buhl Receives NMU Scholarship
    Anna Buhl of St. Paul, Minn. is the recipient of the Eva T. Haring Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Schramm Receives NMU Scholarship
    Jacob Schramm of Munising is the recipient of the Hinda Cunningham Music Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Hagan Receives NMU Scholarship
    Audra Hagan of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the Julie M. Tomasi Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Ginzel Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alyssha Ginzel of Emmett is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Glass Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kira Glass of Grand Haven is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Owens Receives NMU Scholarship
    Michele Owens of Escanaba is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Pascoe Receives NMU Scholarship
    Rachel Pascoe of Ishpeming is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Wilson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Callie Wilson of St. Clair Shores is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Riddell Receives NMU Scholarship
    Melody Riddell of St. Clair Shores is the recipient of the W. Albert Hakala Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Steele Receives NMU Scholarship
    Dakota Steele of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the John Rolando Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Black Receives NMU Scholarship
    Angela Black of Standish is the recipient of the Dakota House Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Ridge Receives NMU Scholarship
    Elizabeth Ridge of Clarkston is the recipient of the Dr. Jean M. Rutherford Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Shope Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kayla Shope of Rapid River is the recipient of the Dr. Jean M. Rutherford Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Zenner Receives NMU Scholarship
    Blaire Zenner of Houghton is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Wilson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Christine Wilson of Baraga is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Waara Receives NMU Scholarship
    Meredith Waara of Calument is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Store Receives NMU Scholarship
    Tiffany Store of Negaunee is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Short Receives NMU Scholarship
    Sara Short of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Roth Receives NMU Scholarship
    Katelyn Roth of Negaunee is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Pascoe Receives NMU Scholarship
    Rachel Pascoe of Ishpeming is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Owens Receives NMU Scholarship
    Michele Owens of Escanaba is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Lusardi Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kelly Lusardi of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Garnell Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kassandra Garnell of Houghton is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Branz Receives NMU Scholarship
    Samantha Branz of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Ahnen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Sarah Ahnen of Bessemer is the recipient of the Ellen Juntunen Bryan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Grandahl Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kathleen Grandahl of Crystal Falls is the recipient of the Ellen Gustafson Thurston Teacher Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Johnson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Leah Johnson of Kewaunee, Wis. is the recipient of the William and Margery Vandament Endowment at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Taurence Receives NMU Scholarship
    Nathan Taurence of Trenton is the recipient of the Quinlan Teacher Education Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Brooks Receives NMU Scholarship
    Marissa Brooks of Farmington is the recipient of the Nellie Johnson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Roth Receives NMU Scholarship
    Katelyn Roth of Negaunee is the recipient of the Roy and Ellen Brigman Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Sabin Receives NMU Scholarship
    Elizabeth Sabin of Grand Rapids is the recipient of the Telephone Pioneers of America Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Delaney Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kathryn Delaney of Clarendon Hills, Ill. is the recipient of the Luella R. Johnson Education Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Roth Receives NMU Scholarship
    Katelyn Roth of Negaunee is the recipient of the Luther and Gladys Gant Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Store Receives NMU Scholarship
    Tiffany Store of Negaunee is the recipient of the Luther and Gladys Gant Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Lamb Receives NMU Scholarship
    Paige Lamb of Niles is the recipient of the Michele M. (Morin) Lundberg Education Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Ahnen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Sarah Ahnen of Bessemer is the recipient of the James Wahla Science Education Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Lightfoot Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kathryn Lightfoot of Sault Sainte Marie is the recipient of the Joseph L. DeCook Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Forintos Receives NMU Scholarship
    Samantha Forintos of Alpena is the recipient of the Keith Forsberg Accounting Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Ringler Receives NMU Scholarship
    Katie Ringler of Morley is the recipient of the Fillmore C.F. Earney Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 8, 2014
    Smith Receives NMU Scholarship
    Courtney Smith of Boulder Junction, Wis. is the recipient of the Skillin GAP Fund at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Cleary Receives NMU Scholarship
    Charles James Cleary of Marquette is the recipient of the Gloria and William Jackson Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Huss Receives NMU Scholarship
    Spencer Huss of Marquette is the recipient of the Gloria and William Jackson Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Valle Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alexander Valle of Marquette is the recipient of the Gloria and William Jackson Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Allen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Emily Allen of Ravenna is the recipient of the Jacob Vinocur Pre-Med Endowment at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Boule' Receives NMU Scholarship
    Randi Boule' of Champion is the recipient of the James D. Parsek Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Menard Receives NMU Scholarship
    Jacob Menard of Iron Mountain is the recipient of the James D. Parsek Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Landers Receives NMU Scholarship
    Sydney Landers of Marquette is the recipient of the John E. and Jean B. Brown Economics Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Kienitz Receives NMU Scholarship
    Michelle Kienitz of Menominee is the recipient of the John and Susi Dahlke Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    White Receives NMU Scholarship
    Ryan White of Marquette is the recipient of the Karen J. Radenmacher Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Snow Receives NMU Scholarship
    Elisabeth Snow of Marquette is the recipient of the Julie L. Kosonen Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Halonen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Larissa Halonen of Delano, Minn. is the recipient of the Margaret Weller Rettig Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Lundin Receives NMU Scholarship
    Miranda Lundin of Niagara, Wis. is the recipient of the Olive Pendill Nursing Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Rajala Receives NMU Scholarship
    Joshua Rajala of Marquette is the recipient of the Olive Pendill Nursing Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Warren Receives NMU Scholarship
    Amber Warren of East Tawas is the recipient of the Peter White Student Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Short Receives NMU Scholarship
    Caitlin Short of Marquette is the recipient of the Ludlow Family Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Casanova Receives NMU Scholarship
    Ross Casanova of Norway is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Eberts Receives NMU Scholarship
    Mary Eberts of Hessel is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Greig Receives NMU Scholarship
    Eric Greig of Iron River is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Jacobson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Haley Jacobson of Bessemer is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Nowack Receives NMU Scholarship
    Hannah Nowack of Menominee is the recipient of the Patricia A. and David E. Lahti Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    McAuliffe Receives NMU Scholarship
    Eric McAuliffe of Marquette is the recipient of the Makela, Toutant, Hill and Nardi, P.C., Accounting Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Short Receives NMU Scholarship
    Laurie Short of Marquette is the recipient of the Makela, Toutant, Hill and Nardi, P.C., Accounting Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Irish Receives NMU Scholarship
    Daniel Irish of Ishpeming is the recipient of the Kenneth A. Larsen Accounting Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Froberg Receives NMU Scholarship
    Amber Froberg of Rapid River is the recipient of the Paul Ramseth Nursing Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Nordquist Receives NMU Scholarship
    Melinda Nordquist of Munising is the recipient of the Robert S. Myefski Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Bekkala Receives NMU Scholarship
    Samantha Bekkala of Iron River is the recipient of the Sam M. Cohodas Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Kesti Receives NMU Scholarship
    Ryan Kesti of Red Wing, Minn. is the recipient of the Sam M. Cohodas Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Hinsa Receives NMU Scholarship
    Nicholas Hinsa of Munising is the recipient of the Signild Buck Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Schultz Receives NMU Scholarship
    Rachel Schultz of Saugatuck is the recipient of the Sten Taube/John Hughes Earth Science Award at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Johnson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Raquel Johnson of Cornell is the recipient of the Stan Whitman Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Rickauer Receives NMU Scholarship
    Krystyna Rickauer of Marquette is the recipient of the Stan Whitman Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Jones Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kaitlyn Jones of New Boston is the recipient of The Upper Peninsula Environment Coalition Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Casey Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kayla Casey of Marquette is the recipient of the Sigurd Wilson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Hanson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Christina Hanson of Gwinn is the recipient of the Sigurd Wilson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Lewis Receives NMU Scholarship
    Cindy Lewis of Marquette is the recipient of the Sigurd Wilson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Miller Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alicia Miller of Kingsford is the recipient of the Sigurd Wilson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Slotman Receives NMU Scholarship
    Matthew Slotman of Byron Center is the recipient of the Sigurd Wilson Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Miller Receives NMU Scholarship
    Chloe Miller of Shepherd is the recipient of the John S. Presensky Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Kesti Receives NMU Scholarship
    Ryan Kesti of Redwing, Minn. is the recipient of the James David Fund Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    McBrien Receives NMU Scholarship
    Madisen McBrien of Grayslake, Ill. is the recipient of the Telford Risk Management Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Nummilien Receives NMU Scholarship
    Miranda Nummilien of Marquette is the recipient of the Two Men and a Truck, Inc. Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Verstegen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Lucas Verstegen of Mequon, Wis. is the recipient of the John W. Hebert Accounting Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Troxel Receives NMU Scholarship
    Savannah Troxel of Lander, Wyo. is the recipient of the Lynn S. Hadden Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    LaCount Receives NMU Scholarship
    Danielle LaCount of Pulaski, Wic. is the recipient of the Phyllis and Carol Maki Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Jarvi Receives NMU Scholarship
    Emily Jarvi of Trout Creek is the recipient of the Sam and Evelyn Cohodas Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Meade Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kathryn Meade of Plymouth is the recipient of the Gerlinde and Marvin Lewis Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Kienitz Receives NMU Scholarship
    Michelle Kienitz of Menominee is the recipient of the Dr. George Carnahan Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Pellizzer Receives NMU Scholarship
    Joanna Pellizzer of Iron River is the recipient of the Andrew and Theresa Brunswick Marketing Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Swiston Receives NMU Scholarship
    Cole Swiston of Washburn, Wis. is the recipient of the Bill and Vivian Buccalo Medical Science Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Lalonde Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alyssa Lalonde of Rapid River is the recipient of the Timothy Herbert Scholarship Fund at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Farrel Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alexis Farrel of Mesick is the recipient of the College of Business Scholarship Now at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Hugus Receives NMU Scholarship
    Benjamin Hugus of Marathon, Wis. is the recipient of the Science Educator Annual Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Rodriguez Receives NMU Scholarship
    Rachel Rodriguez of Garden City is the recipient of the Fillmore C.F. Earney Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 3, 2014
    Nummilien Receives NMU Scholarship
    Miranda Nummilien of Marquette is the recipient of the Kenneth and Virginia Bureau Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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.
  • July 2, 2014
    Anderson Receives NMU Scholarship
    Cody Anderson of Gladstone, Mich. is the recipient of the John Karageorge Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Short Receives NMU Scholarship
    Caitlin Short of Marquette is the recipient of the Albert L. Quaal Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Nixon Receives NMU Scholarship
    Sarah Nixon of Mancelona is the recipient of the Betty J. Gunnes Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Hansen Receives NMU Scholarship
    Kaitlyn Hansen of Beloit, Wis. is the recipient of the Carol and Thomas Buchl Endowed Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    LaLonde Receives NMU Scholarship
    Alyssa LaLonde of Rapid River is the recipient of the Burton G. Frick Business Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Klawes Receives NMU Scholarship
    Katerina Klawes of Oconto, Wis.is the recipient of the Forest Roberts Family Endowment at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    White Receives NMU Scholarship
    Ryan White of Marquette is the recipient of the Forest Roberts Family Endowment at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Fernstrum Receives NMU Scholarship
    Colton Fernstrum of Menominee is the recipient of the Dr. Roger Ashton James Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Grotberg Receives NMU Scholarship
    Hannah Grotberg of Ironwood is the recipient of the Dr. Roger Ashton James Memorial Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 2, 2014
    Nowack Receives NMU Scholarship
    Hannah Nowack of Menominee is the recipient of the Fred and Jane Sabin Scholarship at Northern Michigan University.
  • July 1, 2014
    Wells Fargo Supports NMU Center
    Wells Fargo recently contributed $2,500 to the Northern Michigan University Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE).
  • June 20, 2014
    NMU Deans Appointed
    Two familiar faces have earned dean appointments at Northern Michigan University.
  • June 20, 2014
    NMU Offers Percussive Attack Camp
    Registration is now open for the Percussive Attack Camp being offered by the Northern Michigan University music department July 28-Aug. 1.
  • June 18, 2014
    NMU Lundin Scholars Named
    Four Northern Michigan University students were chosen as recipients of the 2014 Lundin Scholarship.
  • June 13, 2014
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2014-15 tuition and fees schedule.
  • June 13, 2014
    MCOLES Meeting at NMU
    The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) will be holding its summer meeting at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, June 18
  • June 2, 2014
    Open House Honors NMU President
    The NMU Board of Trustees will host a public open house to recognize outgoing President David Haynes for his leadership and service.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present two hands-on workshops led by leather worker Al Winfield.
  • May 23, 2014
    Magnaghi Book Celebration June 4
    NMU professor and historian Russell Magnaghi will be honored with the release of a new volume of essays about the U.P. and beyond.
  • May 21, 2014
    Summer Speech Therapy Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A summer speech therapy program for children of all ages will be offered at Northern Michigan University.
  • May 13, 2014
    Children's Art Reception Friday
    Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum is hosting its annual Marquette Country Children’s Art Exhibition.
  • May 8, 2014
    NMU Board Honors Students
    The NMU Board of Trustees presented Student Achievement Awards to Mark Surrell, Cassandra Hastings, Neil Poglese and Alex Nye.
  • May 6, 2014
    GEAR UP Program Funding Renewed
    Northern's GEAR UP program has been renewed for three years through a grant from the federal King Chavez Parks Initiative College Day Program.
  • May 5, 2014
    NMU Summer Hours Begin
    Northern Michigan University's summer hours are in effect. Most offices and departments are open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • May 2, 2014
    NMU Names Distinguished Faculty
    Professors Judith Puncochar and Michael Strahan are the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award recipients at Northern Michigan University.
  • May 2, 2014
    NMU Employees Recognized
    Northern Michigan University staff members received Distinguished Team and Excellence in Service Awards at the annual employee recognition luncheon.
  • April 28, 2014
    Playwriting Award Winner Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A Paper Tiger in the Rain by David J. Swanson was selected as the winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award.
  • April 28, 2014
    NMU Marks 115th Milestone
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a hands-on learning session with astronomer and NCLL member Scott Stobbelaar.
  • April 25, 2014
    NMU Students Honored for Service
    Sixty three NMU students have received the Heart and Soul Award from Michigan Campus Compact for their dedication and commitment to community service.
  • April 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
    NMU Inducts Mortar Board Members
    Twenty-eight NMU students were selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of the Mortar Board National College Senior Hono
  • 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 8, 2014
    NMU Senior Art Exhibit Opens April 16
    Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host the winter semester senior exhibition titled “Zeitgeist” April 16-May 2.
  • 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
    Regenerative Biology Seminar at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--The next presentation in the Northern Michigan University biology seminar series is titled "Regenerative Biology: A Last Frontier."
  • March 28, 2014
    NMU Theater Presents 'She Kills Monsters'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s theater program will present a production of She Kills Monsters by award-winning playwright Qui Nguyen.
  • 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 28, 2014
    'Living Well with Parkinson's' at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The next Your Health lecture at Northern Michigan University will be titled “Living Well with Parkinson’s Disease.”
  • March 27, 2014
    NMU Student Wins Music Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Jacob Barnby from Onaway won a $1,000 scholarship from the Northern Michigan University music department.
  • March 27, 2014
    Violinist Carter Headlines Jazz Fest, Northern Nights
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 27, 2014
    Drone Warfare Talk at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —Medea Benjamin will give a presentation on the ethics of drone warfare on Tuesday, April 1, at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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
    Anti-Bullying Art Contest Winners Named
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The top three award winners have been announced for a recent anti-bullying art exhibit at Northern Michigan University titled “Sticks and Stones."
  • 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 25, 2014
    NMU Music Performances Planned
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s music department will host various student performances to close out March.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’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
    Northern Michigan University'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 17, 2014
    Finnish Folk Rock/Soul Duo Performs at NMU
    Markus Nordenstreng and Tuomo Prättälä, a Finnish folk rock and soul duo, will perform at Northern Michigan University as part of the Northern Nights series.
  • March 14, 2014
    Sen. Carl Levin Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Sen. Carl Levin will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University titled “Public Service: The Heart of Democracy.” The event begins at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 14, 2014
    Fish's Diet Topic of NMU Biology Seminar
    MARQUETTE— The next biology seminar at Northern Michigan University will examine the 1992-2012 diet of the burbot, a fish found in many Midwest lakes.
  • March 14, 2014
    NMU Police Academy Accepts Applications
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy is accepting applications for its upcoming training session, which runs May 4-Aug. 19.
  • March 14, 2014
    Chili Challenge and Tasting at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University will hold its fourth annual Memorial Chili Challenge from 3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at the Jacobetti Complex.
  • March 14, 2014
    NMU Music Students Compete for Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University's music department will hold a student performance scholarship recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • March 13, 2014
    Online MPA Reception March 18
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Makes Peace Corps Volunteer Rankings
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University has made its debut appearance on the Peace Corps' annual list of the top 25 volunteer-producing mid-sized colleges and universities nationwide.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Students Help Superior Central
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--With support from an academic service learning grant, Northern Michigan University students in a protected area management course took a field trip to Superior Central School in Eben Junction.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Black Box Has New Seats
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Audiences at the recent Northern Michigan University production, Comedy of Errors, were the first to experience new seating in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU's Ganzert, Bonsall Honored
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University professor Charles Ganzert and retired Center for Student Enrichment director David Bonsall were recognized by the Michigan Campus Compact at its 2014 Institute.
  • February 27, 2014
    Women's History Month Events at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— In honor of Women’s History Month, Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a panel discussion on environmental impacts related to Eagle Mine operations.
  • February 27, 2014
    NASCAR Author Talks Science of Speed at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, author of The Physics of NASCAR, will present “The Science of Speed: Why driving fast is harder than you think” at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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 Northern Michigan University will be titled “Enterprise Facilitation: A New Approach to Business Development.”
  • February 27, 2014
    Job Fair at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--The Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 19, at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 27, 2014
    NCLL Offers Leather Workshop
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —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 27, 2014
    March 'Cabin Fever Days' Events Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will hold the following March events as part of its “Cabin Fever Days” celebration:
  • February 27, 2014
    Klezmer Performance at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Yale Strom, one of the world's leading authorities on Klezmer music, will present a lecture-performance on Saturday, March 15, at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 27, 2014
    NMU Pow Wow March 15
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— This year marks the 21st annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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 19, 2014
    Location Change for Michigan Folksong Event
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The location has changed for the Michigan folksong performance event scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 19, 2014
    Step Afrika! Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Step Afrika! will perform at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, Feb. 25.
  • February 14, 2014
    Children's Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University music department will present a children's concert performed by the NMU String Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Feb. 16.
  • February 14, 2014
    Talk on Biology and Homosexuality Opens NMU Reader Program
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A presentation on current research in biology and homosexuality will be the first event in Northern Michigan University’s Diversity Common Reader Program, which is built around John Corvino’s What’s Wrong with Homosexuality?
  • February 14, 2014
    Tonight's Holmes Brothers Concert Postponed
    The Holmes Brothers concert, scheduled for tonight at Northern Michigan University, has been postponed because weather issues on the East Coast have impacted flight schedules.
  • February 14, 2014
    Four Rock Bands Perform at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Four rock bands from across the country will converge at Northern Michigan University for a one-night show on Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • February 14, 2014
    NMU Seminar Focuses on Brain Injury Response
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a biology seminar titled “A Brain that Heals Itself: Neurogenesis and Regeneration in Response to Brain Injury in Zebrafish.”
  • February 13, 2014
    NMU Receives Grants
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University recently received two grants from external agencies to support an artists-in-residence partnership and a residency by a violinist.
  • February 12, 2014
    Award-Winning Comedian Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Jay Black, the 2013 College Performer and College Comedian of the Year, will perform at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • February 12, 2014
    Wildcat Night Across the Country Feb. 22
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association has selected Saturday, Feb. 22, as “Wildcat Night Across the Country.”
  • February 6, 2014
    Author-Activist Talks Global Food Crisis at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Controversial author, activist and food policy expert Raj Patel will present “How will we feed 10 billion people sustainably?” at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 6, 2014
    NMU Summer Job Fair Feb. 12
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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.
  • February 6, 2014
    Premos to Receive U.P. Folklife Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Dean and Bette Premo of Amasa will receive the 2014 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award from the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 6, 2014
    Michigan Folk Music Performance, Exhibit at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A free multimedia performance event titled “Michigan Folksong Legacy” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in Forest Roberts Theatre at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 3, 2014
    NMU Prof Shares Insight on Pakistan
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Aura Syed, a political science professor at Northern Michigan University, recently returned from Pakistan.
  • January 31, 2014
    NMU Hosts 'Elect Her' Conference
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 24, 2014
    NMU Presents 'American in Paris'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — A Wildcat Market held every Friday at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--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
    NMU Seeks Business Presentation Proposals
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s College of Business is seeking presentation proposals for its inaugural Celebration of Entrepreneurship and Business Conference.
  • January 16, 2014
    Former Oil Company Insider Talks Affordable Energy
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 16, 2014
    Community's Impact on Health Explored
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next event in the Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University is titled “Does Your Community Impact Your Health?”
  • January 13, 2014
    Yooper Dance Kicks Off Cabin Fever Days
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    '1812' Exhibit Opens at NMU Beaumier Center
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A traveling exhibition on the War of 1812, produced by the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, will be on display at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • January 8, 2014
    Portrayal of John Muir at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Famed naturalist John Muir will tell his life story via a one-man performance by Steve Waller at Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
  • January 7, 2014
    Hunt Starts Alaska Native Veterinary Program
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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)
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A century ago, Rudyard Kipling described Burma as a place “quite unlike any land you know about.” After a long period of isolation, the country--also known as Myanmar—has started to encourage tourism.
  • January 7, 2014
    NCLL Hosts Woodworker's Rally
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodworker’s Rally Sessions III and IV.”
  • December 23, 2013
    Coffee House Concert Jan. 4
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at Northern Michigan University will feature performances by two singer-songwriters from different parts of the Upper Peninsula.
  • December 23, 2013
    NCLL Hosts 'Sea to Sky' Winter Kickoff
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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.
  • December 20, 2013
    NMU Honors Students Present at Conference
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Three Northern Michigan University students presented original research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference in New Orleans, La.
  • December 20, 2013
    NMU Announces Results of Intel App Contest
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Three Northern Michigan University student teams completed an Intel app-design competition, which ended in a three-way tie for first place.
  • December 19, 2013
    NMU Economics Student's Work Published
    MARQUETTE—A Northern Michigan University economics major recently published an article. Senior Laura Leppanen’s lesson plan, “The Crow and the Pitcher,” was published on the website EconEdLink.
  • December 13, 2013
    NMU Board Approves Three Charter Schools
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--The NMU Board of Trustees approved charters and start-up boards for three schools in lower Michigan, effective July 1. This brings the total number of NMU charter schools to 10.
  • December 13, 2013
    NMU Brings Back 'Santaland Diaries'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s theater program will bring back David Sedaris’ Santaland Diaries at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and Saturday, Dec. 21, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • December 10, 2013
    NMU Student Commencement Speaker, Soloist Announced
    MARQUETTE, MI— Charlotte Cialek of South Lyon, Mich., will be the student speaker at Northern Michigan University’s commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14. She will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Online Programs Recognized
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University ranked No. 1 among Michigan’s colleges and universities for the most affordable online degree programs, according to Affordable Colleges Online.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Commencement Speaker Announced
    Northern Michigan University alumnus Ernie Telford of Thousand Oaks, Calif., will be the keynote speaker at December commencement.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Students Aid Syrian Refugees
    NMU students in a world history class devised an academic service learning project to benefit Syrian refugee children.
  • December 3, 2013
    Two NMU Employees Certified
    Two Northern Michigan University employees successfully completed the certification process in their respective areas.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Wood Ash Used at Area Farm
    Northern Michigan University found a way to repurpose the wood ash from its biomass facility instead of paying a tipping fee to dispose of it in a landfill.
  • December 3, 2013
    NMU Profs Research Northern Ireland Conflict
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University criminal justice professors Greg Warchol and Bob Hanson recently traveled to Belfast to research the Northern Ireland conflict, commonly known as the Troubles.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU to Establish Theater Honor Society
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University is planning to introduce a new chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, a national honor society for theater students.
  • November 27, 2013
    English Family Donates Land to NMU
    Marquette, Mich.--The Dr. John English family has donated 142 acres of land in Chocolay Township to the Northern Michigan University Foundation.
  • November 27, 2013
    NMU Hosts Holiday-Themed Meals
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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. —Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Theater Presents 'The 12 Dates of Christmas'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University will present the one-woman show, The 12 Dates of Christmas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Dec. 5, and Friday, Dec. 6, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.
  • November 27, 2013
    NCLL Hosts L'Attitude Lunch
    MARQUETTE--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--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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--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
    MARQUETTE--The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for those planning to participate in the 2014 academy.
  • November 20, 2013
    Eslinger Named NMU Point Person for Economic Development
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Robert “Bob” Eslinger has been promoted to special assistant to the president for economic development and director of the Center for Innovation and Industrial Technologies at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    Northern Michigan University 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
    Northern Michigan University 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. —Northern Michigan University’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
    NMU ROTC Removed from Elimination List
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has received notification that its Army Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) program has been removed from the list of programs facing elimination.
  • November 8, 2013
    NMU Student Interns with eBay
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University senior Heather Drangin of Cedar Springs, Mich., recently completed an internship with eBay.
  • November 8, 2013
    Open Mind Chamber Ensemble Performs
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University music department will present a performance by the Open Mind Chamber Ensemble on Sunday, Nov. 17, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 8, 2013
    Hunters' Feast Lunch at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University will host a Hunters’ Feast lunch on Thursday, Nov. 14.
  • November 8, 2013
    Senior Piano Recital Nov. 17
    Marquette, Mich. — Northern Michigan University senior piano student, Andrew Graham, will present a solo recital on Sunday, Nov. 17.
  • November 4, 2013
    Moy's Art Selected for Exhibit
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Alyssa Moy of Plainfield, Ill., is among 22 students from Michigan’s public universities selected to have works displayed in the Michigan House of Representatives’ annual "Art in the House" exhibit.
  • November 4, 2013
    NMU Surgical Tech Program Turns 20
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Northern Michigan University's surgical tech program has two reasons to celebrate: it reached its 20-year milestone and began awarding bachelor's degrees.
  • November 4, 2013
    NCLL Offers Floral Design Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University, will present the next NMU biology seminar on Friday, Nov. 8.
  • November 4, 2013
    Young Dubliners Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Young Dubliners, a Celtic rock group, will perform Saturday, Nov. 16, at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 1, 2013
    Comedian Coming to NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Emily Galati will perform stand-up comedy at Northern Michigan University 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 Northern Michigan University on Monday, Nov. 11.
  • November 1, 2013
    NMU Presents 'Les Miserables'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Former Broadway actor and Northern Michigan University theater professor Paul Truckey will play Jean Valjean in the NMU production of Les Misérables.
  • November 1, 2013
    Superior Select Choir Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    Native Heritage Events Planned at NMU
    MARQUETTE— November is Native American Heritage Month and Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies has events planned throughout the month.
  • October 29, 2013
    NMU Senior Performs on Saxophone
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University music department will host a senior music recital featuring Ian Nankervis on saxophone.
  • October 29, 2013
    Music Seminar at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    Shared Decision Making with Health Providers Addressed
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Shared Decision Making with your Health Providers,” with a focus on mental health treatment options available in Marquette.
  • October 29, 2013
    Longyear Slideshow at NMU
    MARQUETTE— The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University will present a historical slideshow titled “J.M. Longyear: A Grand Tour through Lantern Slides.”
  • October 25, 2013
    Athlete Talent Show to Benefit Hancock Girl
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University’s varsity athletic teams will participate in a charitable talent show to benefit a 6-year-old girl from Hancock through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    Four Biology Seminars at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Four biology seminars are scheduled this week at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 21, 2013
    Presentation on Sustainable Future at NMU
    MARQUETTE—Nicole Foss and Laurence Boomert will speak at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE — Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley will speak at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Additional volunteers are needed for “Make a Difference Day,” which is being coordinated locally through the Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26.
  • October 16, 2013
    Rodney Atkins Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —Three Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Student Attends NASA Institute
    MARQUETTE— Alanna Hamel, a Northern Michigan University student from Champion, participated in the NASA Pre-Service Teacher Institute in Houston.
  • October 15, 2013
    BlackMahal Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Nights series at Northern Michigan University 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
    Film on Calumet Tragedy Screened at DeVos
    MARQUETTE— The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University will screen 1913 Massacre, a film about Calumet’s Italian Hall disaster, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
  • October 15, 2013
    NCLL Offers DNR Talk
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Poet Jonathan Johnson, a Marquette Senior High School and Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    NMU Presents ‘The Medicine of Music’ with Robert Gupta
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s student organization Platform Personalities will present speaker and advocate Robert Gupta at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center.
  • 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 Northern Michigan University on Monday, Oct. 28.
  • October 11, 2013
    NCLL Holds Intro Photography Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 10, 2013
    Athletes Ages 5-11 Needed for NMU Concussion Study
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University researchers are looking for area hockey and soccer players ages 5-11 to participate in a study that will help to define parameters for the only computerized concussion evaluation system for children.
  • October 9, 2013
    Autism Presentation at NMU
    MARQUETTE—The Northern Michigan University 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
    Make A Difference Day Service Requests Due Oct. 16
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center is seeking service requests from area seniors who may need assistance with raking or other small tasks on Make a Difference Day.
  • October 7, 2013
    'Wealth is a Choice' Author Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— James Studinger, the author of Wealth is a Choice, will give a presentation on financial decision-making and responsibility on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 7, 2013
    NMU Marks Indigenous People's Resistance Day
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— A musical performance and motivational presentation will be held at Northern Michigan University in celebration of Indigenous People’s Resistance Day on Monday, Oct. 14.
  • October 7, 2013
    DeVos Art Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits Friday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Appoints New Vice President
    Steven Neiheisel is the new vice president for enrollment and student services at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 4, 2013
    Public Schools Presentation at NMU
    MARQUETTE— Diane Ravitch, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, will present “Is There Any Hope for Public Schools?” at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 3, 2013
    NMU's Timlin Receives Fellowship
    MARQUETTE— Kevin Timlin, director of International Programs at Northern Michigan University, has earned one of five 2013-14 Neal Presidential Fellowships for from the Association of International Education Administrators.
  • October 3, 2013
    Choir Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    Popp Elected Chair of NMU Board
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Rick Popp of Northville Township will serve as chair of the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees for the 2014 calendar year. He is an NMU alumnus and Iron Mountain native.
  • September 27, 2013
    NCLL Visits Negaunee Historical Museum
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold a program at the Negaunee Historical Museum from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.
  • September 27, 2013
    NCLL Offers Digital Photo Book Workshop
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Chet DeFonso, head of the Northern Michigan University history department, will deliver a presentation titled “The Triumph of Adam and Steve: The State of Gay Marriage in 2013.”
  • September 26, 2013
    NMU Homecoming King and Queen Selected
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Hau Khuong of De Pere, Wis., and Sydney Landers of Marquette were voted 2013 Homecoming king and queen at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 25, 2013
    Police Academy Information Meetings Scheduled
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The next Northern Michigan University biology seminar will explore “Mosquito Saliva Serine Protease Enhances Dissemination of Dengue Virus into the Host.”
  • September 23, 2013
    NMU Unveils Campaign Goal
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—With the marching band providing a festive musical backdrop and students holding flip cards with eight figures preceded by a dollar sign, Northern Michigan University officials revealed the $25 million fundraising campaign goal.
  • September 20, 2013
    NMU Board Selects Presidential Search Firm, Committee
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has secured an executive search firm and established a campus advisory committee to initiate the search for NMU’s next president.
  • September 20, 2013
    St. Louis Brass Performs in Marquette
    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 Northern Michigan University.
  • September 20, 2013
    NMU Holds Fall Job Fair
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Fall Job Fair at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 17, 2013
    Swick Donates Boilers to HVAC Program at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University students in the heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) program will now have an opportunity to work on the type of full-modulating boilers that are becoming the industry standard.
  • September 17, 2013
    Bone Marrow Registration Drive at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center will sponsor a “Be the Match” bone marrow registration drive.
  • September 16, 2013
    NMU Honors Alumni
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association will honor four award winners this weekend over Homecoming.
  • September 13, 2013
    Talk on Psychiatric Diagnosis Labels at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • September 13, 2013
    NMU Homecoming Set
    MARQUETTE— 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
    MARQUETTE— Two events honoring Latino Heritage Month will be held at Northern Michigan University, including a presentation by Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez.
  • September 12, 2013
    Entrepreneurs Share Stories, Advice
    MARQUETTE— 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
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 12, 2013
    Seaborg Center Offers Weekend Kids' Programs
    MARQUETTE — The Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University will hold its “Fall Weekend College for Kids” program on three Saturdays: Sept. 28, Oct. 26 and Nov. 16.
  • September 10, 2013
    NMU Reports Increase in Freshmen
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report shows the number of incoming freshmen pursuing bachelor’s degrees increased by 22 students, or 2 percent, over last year’s figure.
  • September 10, 2013
    NCLL Visits Therapeutic Riding Program
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Willow Farm and an opportunity to watch a therapeutic riding class.
  • September 10, 2013
    NCLL Sponsors Green Home Tour
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Dr. Daryl Hochman from Duke University Medical Center will discuss optical imaging as a tool for investigating normal and pathological brain function at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 9, 2013
    Fifth Annual People's Law School Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A five-week program analyzing Michigan’s legal system and outlining the rights and responsibilities of citizens will be held this fall.
  • September 9, 2013
    Northern Nights Series Presents Alash
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Nights Series at Northern Michigan University will present a performance by the Tuvan throat-singing trio, Alash.
  • September 9, 2013
    NMU Homecoming Block Party Sept. 21
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will hold a community-wide block party to celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 21.
  • September 9, 2013
    NMU Hosts College Fair Sept. 18
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the NMU Jacobetti Center.
  • September 6, 2013
    Constitution Day Forum Tackles Controversial Topics
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Presentations on a variety of topics related to the Upper Peninsula will be offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XIII at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Sept. 13.
  • September 4, 2013
    NMU Faculty Discuss, Perform Schumann Sonata
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Composer Robert Schumann's "Sonata Op.105 for Violin and Piano" will be the focus of a faculty presentation and performance at Northern Michigan University.
  • August 22, 2013
    NMU Hosts First Poetry, Music and Dance Fest
    Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The musical “Les Miserables,” starring former Broadway actor and NMU Professor Paul Truckey as Jean Valjean, will be among the featured productions at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • August 20, 2013
    NMU's Fall Fest Aug. 26
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • August 15, 2013
    NMU Police Academy Graduation Aug. 20
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will hold a graduation for 23 police recruits on Tuesday, Aug. 20.
  • August 14, 2013
    Choral Society Rehearsals Begin Sept. 9
    Rehearsals for the Marquette Choral Society begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in the choral room of the Thomas Fine Arts Building at Northern Michigan University.
  • August 6, 2013
    NCLL Hosts Leather Workshop
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 29, 2013
    NMU Retirees Event Scheduled
    The NMU Retirees Association's August social and annual business meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 15.
  • July 25, 2013
    NMU Education Programs Recognized
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The College Database has released its list of the Top U.S. Colleges and Universities for Teaching Education.
  • July 23, 2013
    NCLL Holds Hike on Heritage Trail
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    Northern Nights Series Schedule Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Nights series at Northern Michigan University, formerly known as the Performing Arts Series, will present seven concerts from various musical genres in 2013-2014.
  • July 19, 2013
    Woodwind Quintet Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • July 18, 2013
    NMU Campaign Enters Public Phase
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Six years after launching the quiet phase of a comprehensive fundraising campaign for the students of NMU, the NMU Foundation has announced a one-year public phase to complete the effort.
  • July 17, 2013
    NMU Dining Services Wins Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Dining Services has received two awards from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).
  • July 16, 2013
    Vida Lautner Exhibit at DeVos
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Vida Lautner (1885-1978) is perhaps best known for raising a talented son, the late John Lautner, an iconic modern architect who was based in California.
  • July 12, 2013
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2013-14 tuition and fees schedule.
  • July 9, 2013
    Veteran Applicants Sought for Home Project
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center and Wells Fargo are looking for area veterans in need of a free home rehabilitation project to be completed by volunteers this fall.
  • July 3, 2013
    Father Marquette Presentation Scheduled
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and Marquette Regional History Center will co-sponsor a presentation titled “Father Marquette in the 17th Century.”
  • July 3, 2013
    NCLL Offers Leather Bag Workshop
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a workshop to create a leather bag or purse.
  • July 2, 2013
    Students Sell Daisies to Raise Awareness
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— A group of Northern Michigan University 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 25, 2013
    Cyber Security Workshop Available
    NMU will host a workshop on cyber security for high school students and high school technology teachers on July 29 – Aug. 2.
  • June 19, 2013
    Watersmeet Student Receives Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Travis Williams of Watersmeet received the Krummrei-King Scholarship for his upcoming studies at Northern Michigan University. He plans to pursue a degree in industrial maintenance.
  • June 19, 2013
    Copper Country Buildings, U.P. Heritage Trail Program Set
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will offer a special presentation titled “Buildings of the Copper Country” by Jane Busch, an architectural historian and preservation consultant.
  • June 13, 2013
    St. Ignace Student Receives Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Jaici Shiemke of St. Ignace received the James J. Allen Scholarship for her upcoming studies at Northern Michigan University.
  • June 13, 2013
    New Play Performed in Marquette
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —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 Northern Michigan University.
  • June 4, 2013
    NMU Student Theater Awards Presented
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The theater program at Northern Michigan University recently held its Drama Prom, where student awards were presented.
  • May 29, 2013
    Trout Seminar at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — A Northern Michigan University 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.
  • May 24, 2013
    NMU Board Presents Student Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees recently presented Student Achievement Awards to Cara Crawford of West Branch, Brandon Frazho of Gladstone, Justina Hass of Porterfield, Wis. and Mitchell Stephenson of Atlanta, Mich.
  • May 22, 2013
    NMU Student Receives Social Justice Training
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University student Arika Egan, a physics and philosophy major from Mundelein, Ill., was selected to attend the recent Global Campaign for Education’s U.S. Student Advocacy Training in Washington, D.C.
  • May 17, 2013
    NMU Receives Engaged Campus Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University received the 2013 Engaged Campus of the Year Award from Michigan Campus Compact.
  • May 17, 2013
    NMU Active Learning Project Honored
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University received the 2013 Innovative Use of MERLOT Award at a recent symposium on emerging technologies for online learning held in Las Vegas.
  • May 17, 2013
    Three Earn Distinguished Faculty Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Professors Timothy Compton, Alec Lindsay and Suzanne Standerford are recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Awards honoring their university and professional contributions.
  • May 17, 2013
    ScholarshipNow Has Immediate Impact on Students
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The new ScholarshipNow program approved by the Northern Michigan University Foundation Board of Trustees allows donors to make a one-time or annual gift of $1,000 that will have an immediate impact on eligible students.
  • May 14, 2013
    NMU Honors Outstanding Graduates
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University has announced its outstanding graduates from each academic department.
  • May 14, 2013
    NMU Honors Outstanding Graduate Students
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University recently honored its outstanding graduate students from among those who received degrees at spring commencement.
  • May 13, 2013
    Grants Awarded to NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Two Northern Michigan University professors recently received grants to fund research and creative endeavors.
  • May 13, 2013
    NMU Student Exhibits Work in NYC
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University senior Brendan Solinsky is one of only 12 students nationwide selected to exhibit their work at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City.
  • May 9, 2013
    Honors Program Graduates Announced
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University acknowledged 18 graduates from its Honors Program at the May 4 commencement ceremony.
  • May 8, 2013
    NMU Student Video Contest Winners Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— The $1,000 grand prize winner in the 2012-13 Northern Michigan University video contest is Ryan Stephens, an environmental studies and sustainability major from Oconomowoc, Wis.
  • May 7, 2013
    NMU Students Complete Leadership Program
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Forty-six Northern Michigan University students were recently recognized for completing the Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP).
  • May 7, 2013
    NMU Students Attain Superior Edge
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Thirty-six Northern Michigan University students were recently recognized for completing all four edges of the Superior Edge program.
  • May 6, 2013
    NMU Brain Tumor Research Lab Holds Open House
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center’s research laboratory, which is located at Northern Michigan University, will host an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in 1610 West Science.
  • May 1, 2013
    Feuerman Named Student Commencement Speaker
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Robin Feuerman of Longwood, Fla., has been selected as the student speaker for Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 4.
  • April 25, 2013
    NMU Mortar Board Chapter Inducts Members
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Thirty Northern Michigan University students were selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.
  • April 24, 2013
    NMU Student Receives Griffiths Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Cara Crawford, a Northern Michigan University student from West Branch, is the recipient of the 2013 Martha Griffiths Award presented by the American Association of University Women-Marquette Branch.
  • April 24, 2013
    NCLL Presents 'U.P. in 3-D'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a 3–D 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University Archives in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center.
  • April 22, 2013
    Former NMU President Bill Vandament Dies
    William Vandament, the 10th president of Northern Michigan University who served from 1991-1997, died Saturday, April 20, at his home in Signal Hill, Calif.. He was 81.
  • April 19, 2013
    NMU Students Win Writing Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s English department has announced the Lois and Willard Cohodas Literary Prize winners for 2013.
  • April 19, 2013
    Myers' Fiction Places First Among 116 Submissions
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University junior Mackenzie Myers was awarded first place for a work of original fiction at the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in Portland, Ore.
  • April 19, 2013
    NMU Dance Recital April 27
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s dance program will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • April 16, 2013
    NMU Freshmen Present Research at National Conference
    MARQUETTE— NMU education students Danielle Schafer and Olivia Crawford presented a research project titled “The Relationship between Visual and Performing Arts and ACT Scores” at the annual National Conference of Undergraduate Research.
  • April 16, 2013
    NCLL Helps to Keep House in Order
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    Price Named National PRSSA President
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Brian Price, a Northern Michigan University graduate student from Negaunee, was recently elected 2013-14 national president for the Public Relations Student Society of America.
  • April 15, 2013
    French Baking Seminar April 26
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University will present “A Taste of Lake Effect Show Choir” with two performances on Wednesday, April 24, and Thursday, April 25.
  • April 12, 2013
    Boyer Receives MAB Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Cody Boyer, a Northern Michigan University student from Gladwin, Mich., recently received a scholarship from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.
  • April 12, 2013
    'U.P. in Story' Event at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Upper Peninsula has long been a place of fascination for authors, songwriters and storytellers.
  • April 11, 2013
    Genealogy Workshop Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Nights series at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University Symphonic Band will perform at 3 p.m Sunday, April 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • April 8, 2013
    NMU Retiree Social Planned
    ARQUETTE, Mich .— Northern Michigan University retirees are invited to a social at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11.
  • April 6, 2013
    NMU Student Who Died Identified
    Senior Monica Matus of Chicago was found deceased in her NMU apartment Friday (April 5). No foul play is suspected.
  • April 5, 2013
    NMU Student Death on Campus
    A female student was found deceased in her NMU apartment Friday (April 5). No foul play suspected.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Students Attend International Conference
    MARQUETTE— Nine Northern Michigan University students were selected to attend the 2013 Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, held March 20-23 in Portland, Ore.
  • March 28, 2013
    NMU Student Recital April 9
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— The annual jazz festival at Northern Michigan University will take place Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12. This year’s festival will feature saxophonist Jim Snidero and vocalist Kathy Kosins.
  • March 27, 2013
    Superior Dome Entry Impacted Friday Morning
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Access to the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome will be limited to one entrance for about an hour Friday morning. A contractor will be installing a new lightning rod on the roof of the Superior Dome from 8:30-9:30 a.m
  • March 25, 2013
    NMU Museum Hosts Hubbard Retrospective Exhibit
    MARQUETTE, Mich .—The DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A presentation titled “Evolution and Diversity of Freshwater Mussels” will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Mead Auditorium at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 22, 2013
    Student Recital at NMU March 26
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— A Northern Michigan University music student recital will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.
  • March 21, 2013
    NMU Holds Psychology Colloquium
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 20, 2013
    One-Act Plays Performed at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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 19, 2013
    NMU Students Win Broadcasting Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University students won two awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation: first in college television sports play by play and second in college radio public service announcement.
  • March 18, 2013
    NMU Students Win State Broadcasting Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University students won two awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation: first in college television sports play by play and second in college radio public service announcement.
  • March 18, 2013
    'Waist Away' Author Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 15, 2013
    Michigan Economic Expert Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 15, 2013
    Gloriana to Play at NMU March 23
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Arts and Entertainment is bringing musical act Gloriana to Northern Michigan University. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday March 23, in Vandament Arena.
  • March 15, 2013
    Civil War Presentation at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’s International Dancers and Steppin’ Out Ballroom Dance Club will host a night of food, music and dancing for students and community members.
  • March 15, 2013
    Visiting Poet Kwame Dawes Gives Reading
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author and poet Kwame Dawes will read from his poetry book, “Wheels,” at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, March 28.
  • March 13, 2013
    Sandra Fluke Speaks at NMU March 20
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 13, 2013
    Biology Seminars at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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
    Metro D.C. Forensic Scientist Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A forensic scientist from the metro Washington, D.C. area will break down his profession during a presentation at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 13, 2013
    Title IX Roundtable at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 12, 2013
    Women and Finance Topic of NMU Talk
    MARQUETTE— Suzanna de Baca, a nationally recognized financial expert, will speak at Northern Michigan University about how women can take control of their own finances and make informed economic choices.
  • March 11, 2013
    NMU Reader Program Explores Bioethics
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a Diversity Common Reader Program built around “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot.
  • March 11, 2013
    'Elect Her' Event at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A presentation titled “End of Life: Who Decides When You Die?” will be the next event in the Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 7, 2013
    NMU Hosts Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s Career Services is holding the Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center.
  • March 7, 2013
    Northern Nights Series Presents Cimarrón
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Nights Series at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Archives Explores Public Radio 90 History
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The 50th anniversary of Public Radio 90 (WNMU-FM) will be the focus of the next “Evening at the Archives” event at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 6, 2013
    NMU Marks Women's History Month
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Several events are planned at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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 5, 2013
    MBA Information Session in Iron Mountain
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will hold an information session about its in about its Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program in Iron Mountain.
  • 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.
  • March 1, 2013
    NCLL Presents Overview of the DNR
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
  • February 26, 2013
    NMU Holds MBA Info Session in Escanaba
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will hold an information session in Escanaba about its Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program.
  • February 25, 2013
    NMU Jazz Ensembles Perform Thursday
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University jazz band, jazz combo and vocal jazz ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.
  • February 25, 2013
    International Photography Exhibit Opens at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — A new exhibition at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum seeks to answer the question, “What are young photographers up to in the 21st century?”
  • February 21, 2013
    'Broadway and Beyond' at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will present Adam Lowe’s senior showcase, “Broadway and Beyond,” on Thursday, Feb. 28.
  • February 15, 2013
    Wells Fargo Gives Grant to NMU Center
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Wells Fargo presented a $9,200 grant to the Northern Michigan University Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship.
  • February 15, 2013
    Student Euchre Tournament Planned
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University students are invited to enter a Euchre tournament as part of the WinterFest celebration.
  • February 15, 2013
    Great Yooper Folk Dance Feb. 24
    MARQUETTE—The Great Yooper Folk Dance and Café will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 15, 2013
    Indigenous Foods Cook-Off at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—An Indigenous Foods Cook-Off will be held on Saturday, March 16, at Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Complex.
  • February 14, 2013
    NMU Offers GMAT Prep Course
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— A prep course for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) will be offered by Northern Michigan University’s College of Business starting Wednesday, March. 13.
  • February 14, 2013
    Science Olympiad Results Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Annual Science Olympiad Tournament was held Saturday, Feb. 9, on the campus of Northern Michigan University.
  • February 13, 2013
    Trends in Higher Education Addressed
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Charles Rose, recent general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will present “Emerging Trends in Higher Education” on Monday, Feb. 18, at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 13, 2013
    Winterfest Open Skate Feb. 19
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— As part of Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • February 12, 2013
    Author Matt Bell Gives Reading
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 11, 2013
    NMU and Bay College Enter Agreement on Art and Design Programs
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University and Bay de Noc Community College of Escanaba have entered into a three-year articulation agreement that provides a direct path from an associate in art degree to a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degree.
  • February 11, 2013
    NMU International Food Fest Saturday
    MARQUETTE— An international food festival will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Jacobetti Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 11, 2013
    Entrepreneur with Down Syndrome Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Tim Harris, the only person in the United States with Down Syndrome who owns his own restaurant, will give a motivational speech at Northern Michigan University on Monday, Feb. 25.
  • February 6, 2013
    NCLL Plans Activities
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • February 6, 2013
    NMU Student Recital Feb. 12
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University 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 6, 2013
    NMU Holds Conservation and Sustainability Conference
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The work of world-renowned environmentalist Aldo Leopold will be presented through a keynote speech, film screening and panel discussion on local sustainability at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 5, 2013
    NMU Retiree Social Thursday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University is hosting its annual summer job fair from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the University Center.
  • February 4, 2013
    Wildcat Night Across the Country Feb. 16
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association has selected Saturday, Feb. 16, as “Wildcat Night Across the Country.”
  • February 1, 2013
    NMU Art Professor Interprets Faculty Show
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— In conjunction with the Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE— Two local bands, Sam & Taylor and the Chanteymen, will perform on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Northern Michigan University as part of the Beaumier Coffee House series.
  • January 31, 2013
    Black History Month Events at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— A series of events is scheduled to take place throughout February at Northern Michigan University in honor of Black History Month.
  • January 31, 2013
    NCLL Presents French Cuisine
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will bring the flavors of France to the community with an ethnic dinner on Thursday, Feb. 21.
  • January 30, 2013
    'Avenue Q' Extended Feb. 1-2
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will present two additional performances of Avenue Q: The Musical, based on popular demand.
  • January 29, 2013
    Edvard Grieg's Sonatas Performed
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    NCLL Offers Little Garlic River Hike
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a winter hike along the Little Garlic River on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
  • January 28, 2013
    Stammtisch Meets Thursdays at New Location
    MARQUETTE – 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 location—the Boardroom of the Landmark Inn.
  • January 24, 2013
    Piano Recital at NMU Friday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--Nancy Redfern, music professor at Northern Michigan University, 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 23, 2013
    Chernobyl Disaster Topic of NMU Seminar
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Career Center Offers New Web Tools
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Career Services has launched a new web-based system called Cat Career Tracks to help students, alumni and employers automate much of the job search process.
  • January 21, 2013
    Presque Isle Snowshoe Tour Feb. 9
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Presque Isle’s natural beauty and rich history will be showcased during a snowshoe tour led by John Anderton, Northern Michigan University geography professor.
  • January 18, 2013
    NMU Completes Report on Drowning
    Accidental drowning has been cited as the official cause of death of Northern Michigan University soccer player Arianna Alioto.
  • January 18, 2013
    NCLL Offers WLUC-TV Tour
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 17, 2013
    NCLL Ore Dock Presentation Planned
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    Professorial Candidate Presents Research
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— A candidate for assistant professor of psychology at Northern Michigan University will present his research at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, in Room 167 of Gries Hall.
  • January 16, 2013
    Program on Composer Sebelius at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.--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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 16, 2013
    Professorial Candidate Presents Memory Research
    MARQUETTE, Mich .— A candidate for assistant professor of psychology at Northern Michigan University will present his research at 3:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Room 301 of Gries Hall.
  • January 15, 2013
    MLK Events Planned at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Young Dubliners have been forced to cancel a January 26 concert at Northern Michigan University because lead singer Keith Roberts requires throat surgery.
  • January 7, 2013
    NMU Hosts Skiing, Ski Jumping Presentation
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Gratiot Lake Road of Calumet and Krebs Cycle of Marquette will be the featured bands at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at Northern Michigan University.
  • January 7, 2013
    Burns Supper Brings Scottish Flavor to NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a traditional Burns Supper on Friday, Jan. 25.
  • January 4, 2013
    Autoharp Player Bowers Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Master autoharp player and songwriter Bryan Bowers will conduct an afternoon workshop and give a public evening performance at Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Jan. 12.
  • December 21, 2012
    NMU Cancels Classes for MLK Day
    The NMU Board of Trustees recently approved the cancellation of NMU classes in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
  • December 21, 2012
    NMU College of Business Maintains Accreditation
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s College of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • December 19, 2012
    Multi-Media Art Class Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Local Author Sonny Longtine will give a presentation on solved and unsolved murders that turned quiet U.P. communities into crime scenes.
  • December 18, 2012
    NMU Programs Receive National Awards
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s Superior Edge program was chosen as a Silver Award winner by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, which is known as NASPA.
  • December 18, 2012
    NMU MBA Program Named International 'Rising Star'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Master of Business Administration program at Northern Michigan University, which was re-established only two years ago, was ranked 23rd out of the top 35 international MBA programs named Rising Stars by findyourmba.com.
  • December 14, 2012
    NMU Board Approves Union Contract
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—NMU's Technical and Office Professional Staff (UAW 1950) ratified a new contract Thursday by a 95-32 vote. AFSCME 1094, composed of food service, maintenance and police employees, also ratified a wage and benefit reopener.
  • December 13, 2012
    NMU Updates Information on Drowning Investigation
    Northern Michigan University is releasing some preliminary information from its investigation of the drowning of freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto in the university pool on Nov. 30.
  • December 10, 2012
    Grand Hotel President NMU Commencement Speaker
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—R.D. (Dan) Musser III, the president of Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15.
  • December 5, 2012
    Holiday Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE—Two Northern Michigan University vocal groups—the NMU Choir and Madrigal Singers—will perform a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • December 5, 2012
    Nativities Displayed at NCLL Event
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Northern Nativity” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 128 Timber Lane in Harvey.
  • December 1, 2012
    Student Drowns in NMU Pool
    Northern Michigan University freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto has been identified as the person who drowned Friday in the NMU Pool.
  • November 30, 2012
    NMU Student Drowns
    An NMU student drowned in the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) Pool Friday (Nov. 30).
  • November 29, 2012
    Dance at NMU Raises Money for HIV/AIDS Support
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A World AIDS Day Dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Superior and Ontario Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 29, 2012
    Coffee House Series Concert Dec. 15
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • November 29, 2012
    Silent Film with Grand Piano Accompaniment at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The French Club at Northern Michigan University will present the 1921 classic silent film, The Three Musketeers, with authentic musical accompaniment on grand piano by Robert Buchkoe.
  • November 29, 2012
    NMU Holds Annual Holiday Celebration
    MARQUETTE—The annual Lighting Up the Holidays celebration at NMU will take place Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the University Center.
  • November 29, 2012
    NMU's Thompson Awarded National Grant
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • November 28, 2012
    Students Present Exercise and Disease Symposium at MGH
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 27, 2012
    NMU Honored as 'Model of Efficiency'
    MARQUETTE, MICH.—Northern Michigan University is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being recognized by University Business magazine in its “Models of Efficiency” national recognition program.
  • November 26, 2012
    NMU Student-Faculty Dance Performance Dec. 1
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University students and faculty will perform a variety of dance styles at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Forest Roberts Theatre.
  • November 21, 2012
    Students Explore Media's Role in Politics
    Marquette, Mich.--With the recent election, students in this semester’s “Politics and the Press” class at Northern Michigan University have had plenty of opportunities to examine how the media covers the political process.
  • November 21, 2012
    Visiting Thai Prof Reflects on U.S. Election
    Marquette, Mich.--A Thai public administration professor who was on Northern's campus to observe faculty and learn about comparative politics and government enjoyed being on U.S. soil to witness the recent election unfolding locally and in the media.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Extends Global Outreach Efforts
    Marquette, Mich.--Northern Michigan University has expanded its global outreach efforts. NMU President David Haynes recently traveled to Seoul, South Korea, where he signed memoranda of understanding with two institutions.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Center Receives National Award
    Marquette, Mich.--Northern’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) is the 2012 recipient of the Albert Beekhuis Award.
  • November 21, 2012
    NMU Administrators Begin U.P. Bus Tour
    Marquette, Mich.--As part of his “Rethink, Renew, Reconnect” initiative, NMU President David Haynes led a group of about 30 administrators, staff and faculty to events in Iron Mountain and Escanaba in October as part of his 2012-13 U.P. Bus Tour.
  • November 21, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy Outage Underscores Need for Trained Personnel
    Marquette, Mich.--The power outages in the aftermath of super storm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter snowstorm along the east coast only emphasize that it's critical for the United States to have trained electrical line and power grid technicians.
  • November 21, 2012
    'Santaland Diaries' at NMU
    MARQUETTE—The play Santaland Diaries, which is based on an essay of the same name by David Sedaris, will be performed at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 21, 2012
    Loon Seminar at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —Northern Michigan University'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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —A Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — 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 14, 2012
    Governor Appoints NMU Board of Trustees
    Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Steve Mitchell, of West Bloomfield, and Thomas Zurbuchen, of Ann Arbor, to the Northern Michigan University board of trustees.
  • November 13, 2012
    NCLL Tours Logging Site
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of an active logging site on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
  • November 12, 2012
    NMU Pilots MI-VetSuccess Program
    MARQUETTE--The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding with Northern Michigan University, establishing the university as the host campus for a new campus-based outreach service, MI-VetSuccess.
  • November 12, 2012
    NMU Offers Scientific Lectures via Webcast
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 Northern Michigan University.
  • November 7, 2012
    New Business Competition Deadline Nov. 15
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— All Northern Michigan University 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 6, 2012
    NMU Baja Team Records Best Finish Ever
    Marquette, Mich.--The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja team opened its racing season with a second-place finish at the recent UW-Stout Backwoods Baja Endurance Race. It marks the best finish of all time for NMU’s SAE team.
  • November 2, 2012
    Hispanic Theater Class Performs ‘La juez pequeña’
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s Hispanic theater performance class will put on “La juez pequeña” (“The Little Judge”) at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5 in Room 102 Jamrich Hall.
  • November 2, 2012
    Frontier Ruckus Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Frontier Ruckus, a folk-rock band from the Detroit area, will be the next featured act in the Northern Nights performing arts series at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 2, 2012
    Your Wealth Talk at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The 12th annual First Nations Food Taster at Northern Michigan University will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Jacobetti Complex.
  • November 2, 2012
    Jonathan Haidt Talks Politics and Religion at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Jonathan Haidt, a social psychologist, best-selling author and expert on human nature, will present “Why Are Good People Divided by Politics and Religion?” at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 1, 2012
    Author and Advocate Speaks in Marquette
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s music department will host a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 1, 2012
    Capitalism and Women Discussed
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Capitalism and its effect on women will be the topic of a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Nov. 9.
  • November 1, 2012
    'Legally Blonde' Auditions Set
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Community-wide auditions for the cast of actors, singers and dancers to appear in the musical, “Legally Blonde,” will be held at Northern Michigan University.
  • November 1, 2012
    NMU Premieres Award-Winning Play
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the world premiere of Bears, the winner of the 2012 Panowski Playwriting Competition.
  • October 31, 2012
    November Coffee House Concert Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer/songwriters the Derrell Syria Project and Bobby Bullett will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series event at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 31, 2012
    NMU Colloquium Explores Police Shootings
    MARQUETTE—A Northern Michigan University colloquium will explore separate incidents in different cities in which white police officers shot individuals of other races.
  • October 31, 2012
    Local Harvest Dinner at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A dinner featuring dishes inspired by local harvest foods will be offered by Northern Michigan University’s Dining Services.
  • October 30, 2012
    Students Sell Homemade Goods at Market
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Wildcat Market, an opportunity for Northern Michigan University students to buy and sell handmade goods, will be held from noon-3 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 6, except for Thanksgiving.
  • October 29, 2012
    Volunteers Follow Pre-Colonial Native American Diet
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—In an effort to closely replicate the diet of Native Americans prior to colonization, a diverse group of volunteers has committed one year to a diet consisting of foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region.
  • October 26, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Nov. 1
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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 26, 2012
    MBA Informational Sessions Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s College of Business will hold one-hour informational sessions on its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.
  • October 25, 2012
    Guest From Abu Dhabi Visits Northern, Marquette
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University hosted Mohamed Rashed Al Hameli, a senior economic adviser with the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 22-23).
  • October 25, 2012
    NCLL Holds Curriculum Planning Event
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 24, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar on Deer Ticks
    An NMU graduate student will discuss endemic populations of Ixodes scapularis, commonly referred to as the deer tick, at Pictured Rocks.
  • October 24, 2012
    Volunteers Follow Pre-Colonial Diet of Native Americans
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—In an effort to closely replicate the Native American way of life prior to colonization, a diverse group of volunteers has committed one year to eating foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region.
  • October 22, 2012
    Two Orchestras Perform at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University 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
    NMU Board Approves A/P Contract
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees this week approved a previously ratified contract for the Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178).
  • October 19, 2012
    NCLL Tours WLUC-TV
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Elena Gorokhova, the author of this year’s One Book One Community selection, A Mountain of Crumbs, will give a keynote presentation at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Oct. 25.
  • October 19, 2012
    Musical Art Exhibit Event at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’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 17, 2012
    Shakespeare Festival Actors Visit NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Actors-educators from the Stratford Shakespeare Festival will offer a Shakespeare workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 16, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on NMU Resources
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host listening and dance parties with Chicago-based InCUBATE and guest Eric May on Thursday, Oct. 18.
  • October 15, 2012
    George Shiras III Focus of Archives Event
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— “An Evening at the Archives” event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Room 126 of the Learning Resources Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 15, 2012
    NMU Hosts World-Renowned Pianist
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Pianist David Lessner will lead a master piano class and perform a concert at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 10, 2012
    NMU Jazz Band Performs Oct. 16
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 5, 2012
    Health Lecture Titled 'Common Cough or Lung Disease?'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Dr. William Wadland, chair of Michigan State University’s Department of Family Medicine, will discuss common lung diseases and their symptoms in the next Your Health lecture at Northern Michigan University.
  • October 5, 2012
    Homemade Jamz Blues Band Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Homemade Jamz Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Oct. 13, as part of the Northern Nights performance series.
  • October 2, 2012
    NCLL Offers Leather-Making Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course titled “Hands-On with Leather” at 1 p.m. on three dates.
  • October 1, 2012
    NMU A/P Union Ratifies Contract
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178) recently voted to ratify a new three-year contract by a 106-6 margin.
  • September 27, 2012
    Coffee House Concert Oct. 6
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Two acts specializing in historical songs and stories will be featured Saturday, Oct. 6, as part of the Beaumier Coffee House Series at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 26, 2012
    Author Jack Driscoll Gives Reading at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Award-winning author Jack Driscoll will visit Northern Michigan University to read from his new book of short stories, The World a Few Minutes Ago.
  • September 26, 2012
    NMU Police Academy Holds Information Meeting
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the film “Sin Nombre” will be shown at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 25, 2012
    NMU Cadets Rank First in Leadership Course
    MARQUETTE—A team of seven cadets in the Northern Michigan University ROTC program recently outscored all other teams in the nation at the Leadership Development and Assessment Course in Fort Lewis, Wash.
  • September 24, 2012
    NMU Seniors Selected for Mortar Board
    Twenty-nine Northern Michigan University seniors have been selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.
  • September 21, 2012
    NMU Board Approves AAUP Contract
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a new three-year contract previously ratified by the American Association of University Professors.
  • September 21, 2012
    NMU 10th Day Enrollment Report Released
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report shows the continuing undergraduate count is within 17 of the 2011 figure.
  • September 21, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Waterfalls Hike
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    NMU Alumni Honored
    MARQUETTE—Two Northern Michigan University alumni with Upper Peninsula roots will be recognized for their achievements during NMU’s Homecoming celebration this weekend.
  • September 20, 2012
    Human Trafficking Survivor Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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 18, 2012
    NMU UNITED Conference Sept. 24-28
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University’s seventh annual UNITED conference will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, to Friday, Sept. 28.
  • September 17, 2012
    NMU Earns Military-Friendly Rank
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Victory Media has once again named Northern Michigan University to its list of Military-Friendly Schools released by G.I. Jobs.
  • September 17, 2012
    People's Law School Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— 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 17, 2012
    NMU Theater Season Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre recently announced its 2012-13 season.
  • September 15, 2012
    Author Reading at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. —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 Northern Michigan University.
  • September 13, 2012
    German Stammtisch Held on Thursdays
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’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 12, 2012
    Ballenger Speaks at NMU's Constitution Day
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Bill Ballenger, editor and publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, will present “Speaking of Elections” on Constitution Day at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 11, 2012
    NMU Homecoming Set
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • September 6, 2012
    Funky Folk Dance at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A beginner’s-level quilting workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in 105 Cohodas Hall at Northern Michigan University.
  • September 6, 2012
    'No Island is a Man' Exhibit Opens Sept. 14
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • September 4, 2012
    Lindsay Named NMU Peter White Scholar
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Alec Lindsay, a Northern Michigan University biology professor, has spent the past 18 years studying the evolution and behavior of the common loon, which is a threatened species in Michigan.
  • August 30, 2012
    Team Awesome, Shadow Arcade Perform Sept. 14
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • August 29, 2012
    NMU Board to Meet on Property Issue
    A special meeting of the Northern Michigan University Board of Turstees will held at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, in 602 Cohodas Hall. The sole item on the agenda is to address a property issue
  • August 28, 2012
    NCLL Offers Class on Senior Center
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “What is the Senior Center?” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Senior Center located on Spring Street in Marquette.
  • August 28, 2012
    NCLL Offers Boat Tour of Marquette
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided tour of Marquette called “View Marquette in a Unique Way” at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in Marquette’s Lower Harbor.
  • August 27, 2012
    Susan Werner Opens Northern Nights Series
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Nights, the performing arts series of Northern Michigan University, will kick off the 2012-13 season with Chicago-based singer-songwriter Susan Werner.
  • August 20, 2012
    Great Lakes Research Forum at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Nights is the new name for the Northern Michigan University Performing Arts Series, which has brought top-notch entertainment to campus and the Marquette community since 1989.
  • July 23, 2012
    Social Planned for NMU Retirees
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Retirees Association has scheduled its August social and annual business meeting.
  • July 19, 2012
    NCLL Offers Paddle Down Indian River
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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.
  • July 12, 2012
    NMU Board Sets Tuition
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule.
  • July 6, 2012
    Lang to Remain NMU Provost
    Paul Lang has been asked to remain as Northern Michigan University’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.
  • June 29, 2012
    Blueberry Classic Golf Outing Returns
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The second annual Blueberry Classic golf outing is scheduled Friday, July 27, at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township.
  • June 27, 2012
    Veteran Students Invited to U.P. Events
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University veteran students are invited to take advantage of benefits counseling and claim filing assistance at one of four Upper Peninsula locations July 9-12.
  • June 25, 2012
    Carey Hall Demolition Begins
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The demolition of Northern Michigan University’s Carey Hall is scheduled to begin today with initial site preparation and will last about six weeks.
  • June 21, 2012
    Reception for Wongs Scheduled Tuesday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 14, 2012
    NMU's Singh Awarded Fulbright
    MARQUETTE--Northern Michigan University English Professor Jaspal Singh has been selected for a Fulbright Teaching and Research Award for the upcoming academic year.
  • June 12, 2012
    North of the 45th Parallel Art Exhibit at NMU
    MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will open the “North of the 45th Parallel Annual Upper Midwest Juried Art Exhibition” on Friday, June 15, with a reception from 6-8 p.m.
  • June 11, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Tuesday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The biology department at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “Weaving with Frames—a Unique Style” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21.
  • June 1, 2012
    NMU Clinical Sciences Faculty Advance
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Catherine Bammert and Lori Nelson, faculty members in Northern Michigan University’s clinical sciences department, recently made notable achievements in their respective areas.
  • June 1, 2012
    NCLL Tours Mill
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Our Four-Legged Law Enforcement—the K-9 Police Dogs” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.
  • May 29, 2012
    Fire Department Trains at NMU's Carey Hall
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Carey Hall will be put to productive use before its scheduled demolition this summer. NMU has made the defunct building available to the City of Marquette Fire Department for live fire training.
  • May 25, 2012
    Truckey Receives Waldo Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University history department has recognized the work of Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center, with the Dwight B. Waldo Award.
  • May 25, 2012
    NMU Grad Receives Griffiths Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Alexandra Fittante of Iron River is the winner of the 2012 Martha Griffiths Award, presented by the American Association of University Women Marquette Branch.
  • May 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Talk on Nuclear Reactors
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 22, 2012
    NMU Announces Veterans Scholarship
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced a new scholarship that will guarantee in-state tuition for all eligible U.S. military veterans who want to pursue a college degree.
  • May 18, 2012
    NCLL Visits Botanical Gardens, Historical Park
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an educational trip titled “Botanical Gardens and a Touch of Wisconsin Heritage” from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • May 17, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wildflowers Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series.
  • May 11, 2012
    NMU Board to Meet on Interim President
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A special meeting of the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, in 602 Cohodas Hall.
  • May 11, 2012
    NCLL Holds Annual Meeting
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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.
  • May 4, 2012
    Haynes Promoted to NMU Vice President
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Martha Haynes was promoted to vice president for advancement, effective July 1, at today's NMU Board of Trustees meeting.
  • April 27, 2012
    One Book Selection Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A Mountain of Crumbs, a memoir by Elena Gorokhova, has been announced as the 2012 One Book,One Community selection.
  • April 25, 2012
    NMU Leadership Program Participants Announced
    MARQUETTE—The nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at Northern Michigan University has selected a group of new participants, who will begin membership with the fall 2012 semester.
  • April 25, 2012
    NMU Students Win Top Honors at Bird Conference
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Research presented by Northern Michigan University students earned top honors at the recent Michigan Bird Conservation Initiative Conference in Tustin.
  • April 25, 2012
    NMU Student Commencement Speaker and Soloist Announced
    MARQUETTE—Youngjong Lee of Seoul, South Korea, has been selected as the student speaker for Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 5. Kelli Polkinghorne of Marquette will be the student soloist.
  • April 24, 2012
    Longyear Photos Featured in NMU Exhibit
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — A mini-exhibition of photographs taken by Marquette’s Longyear family during trips to Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is on display at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum.
  • April 24, 2012
    NCLL Explores Rocks, Agates and Minerals
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    Cable's Bay, Beaver Island Exhibit Opens May 3
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A new exhibit titled “Scattered to the Winds: The Vanished Community of Cable’s Bay and Beaver Island” will open Thursday, May 3, at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • April 23, 2012
    NCLL Offers Healthy Living Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 20, 2012
    NMU Faculty Union Ratifies Contract
    Northern Michigan University and its 22-member NMU Faculty Association union have reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract.
  • April 19, 2012
    Biology Seminar Focuses on Honduras
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 16, 2012
    Health Care Reform Presentation at NMU
    Details of the federal Affordable Care Act and health care reform are the topics of NMU's next academic colloquium at 3 p.m., Friday, April 20.
  • April 12, 2012
    NMU Announces Commencement Speaker
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Ada Deer, former assistant secretary for Indian affairs with the U.S. Department of the Interior, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s May 5 commencement ceremony.
  • April 11, 2012
    NMU Dining Event April 20
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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 11, 2012
    NCLL Explores Email and Google
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Questions about Email and Google? We Ha
  • April 10, 2012
    NCLL Offers Watercolor Sessions
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—”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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—”Northern Michigan University'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
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • April 3, 2012
    NMU Students Encouraged to Pay It Forward
    Students faculty and staff are being encouraged to “pay it forward” during the week of April 9-13, a campaign that encourages people to participate in random acts of kindness.
  • April 3, 2012
    NMU Music Department Performs Three Concerts
    The Northern Michigan University Music Department has performances at the Reynolds Recital Hall by its percussion, symphonic band and orchestra ensembles in mid-April.
  • March 29, 2012
    Price Elected to National PRSSA Office
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Brian Price, a Northern Michigan University senior from Negaunee, was recently elected 2012-13 national vice president of chapter development for the Public Relations Student Society of America.
  • March 29, 2012
    Rupa & the April Fishes Concert at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—San Francisco-based band Rupa & the April Fishes will close out the Northern Michigan University International Performing Arts Series with a concert on Thursday, April 12.
  • March 29, 2012
    Mental Illness Talk at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Mayra Hedrich, an environmental microbiology specialist at Cuba’s Havana University, will give a free public talk at Northern Michigan University as part of the International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 29, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Coffee House Concert April 7
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer-songwriters Joel Mytty and Katherine Niemann, both Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Police Academy Accepting Applications
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy is accepting applications for its upcoming training session, which runs May 6-Aug. 22.
  • March 23, 2012
    Jensen Receives Distinguished Faculty Award
    MARQUETTE--Randall Jensen, a Northern Michigan University professor in the health, physicial education and recreation department, is the recipient of the 2012 NMU Distinguished Faculty Award for his university and professional contributions.
  • March 23, 2012
    NMU Students Present One-Act Plays
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University International Visiting Scholars Series.
  • March 22, 2012
    Poet Terris Gives Reading at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Poet Susan Terris, winner of the 2012 Louis Hammer Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, will be the next visiting writer at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 21, 2012
    Your Health Lecture Focuses on Strokes
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next presentation in the Your Health public lecture series at Northern Michigan University will be “Stroke: Translating Research to Rural Emergency Care.”
  • March 20, 2012
    International Food Fest at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The All Nations Club of Northern Michigan University will host its 22nd annual International Food Fest on Saturday, March 31.
  • March 20, 2012
    NCLL Offers Digital Photography Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Digital Photography II—For the Passionate Ones.”
  • March 16, 2012
    'From Field to Classroom' Seminar at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University biology department will present a seminar titled “From the field to the classroom: Linking biology research with the scholarship of teaching and learning.”
  • March 15, 2012
    Arizona Artist of the Year Speaks at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Martin Moreno, Arizona’s 2011 Artist of the Year, will discuss art on the border during a presentation at Northern Michigan University.
  • March 14, 2012
    NMU Schedules Provost Interviews
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced the schedule of on-campus interviews of four finalists for NMU’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs.
  • March 13, 2012
    NMU Provost Finalists Announced
    MARQUETTE—Four candidates vying to become Northern Michigan University’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs have been invited to campus next week for interviews.
  • March 13, 2012
    NMU Psychology Colloquium Friday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The role of genetic and environmental factors on nicotine and alcohol consumption in mice will be explored at the next Northern Michigan University psychology colloquium on Friday, March 16.
  • March 13, 2012
    Memorial Chili Challenge March 27
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The annual Hospitality Management Memorial Chili Challenge at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • March 8, 2012
    CLS Club Donates to Marquette General Foundation
    The Clinical Lab Science Club at Northern Michigan University recently donated $350 from its annual gourmet caramel apple fundraiser to the Marquette General Foundation's "Accelerating the Future" campaign.
  • March 8, 2012
    NMU Hosts Collegiate Job Fair
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host the Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair on Wednesday, March 21.
  • March 7, 2012
    Gubbins Reads from Book about 'Mother of Fly-Fishing'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author John Gubbins will visit Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The 20th Annual "Learning to Walk Together" Traditional Pow Wow will be held at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18.
  • March 6, 2012
    NCLL Hosts Program on Negaunee Civil War Vets
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled “Host and Huddled Masses: Defining ‘Americanism’ during the Century of Immigration, 1820-1924.”
  • March 6, 2012
    NMU Symphonic Band Concert March 13
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Symphonic Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall in C.B. Hedgcock.
  • March 6, 2012
    Three Divas Perform Broadway Favorites
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The First Nighters Club at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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
    'UP Focus' Exhibit Opens at DeVos Art Museum
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host its annual exhibition highlighting artists who live in or are heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula beginning Friday, March 2.
  • February 23, 2012
    NCLL Visits Ski Hall, Suicide Hill
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Adrian Grenier, best known for his starring role in the Emmy-nominated HBO series Entourage, will present “The Teenage Paparazzo Experience” at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, March 13.
  • February 22, 2012
    NMU Jazz Concert March 1
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer/songwriters Jerry Mills and Shannon Wyatt will present a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at Northern Michigan University.
  • February 17, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “What is a Therapy Dog?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • February 13, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ethnic Cooking Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Chef’s Panache for Cooking—Think Ethnic” at noon Thursday, March 1, at Elizabeth’s Chop House on Front Street.
  • February 10, 2012
    NMU Biology Seminar Thursday
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled “Social Work in a Very Rural Place: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.”
  • February 10, 2012
    Black History Month Events at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—In honor of Black History Month in February, Northern Michigan University's Black Student Union will host two upcoming events.
  • February 3, 2012
    Immigration Exhibit Opens at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—An exhibit exploring the role of caricature and stereotype in forming American attitudes about the multicultural development of the United States will be on display at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.
  • February 3, 2012
    NMU's Puncochar Receives State Award
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Judy Puncochar, an education professor at Northern Michigan University, is the recipient of the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.
  • February 3, 2012
    NCLL Offers Trip to Celtic Nights
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a trip to the Rozsa Center in Houghton to see the performance Celtic Nights on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
  • February 2, 2012
    Storyteller Kevin Kling Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will stage the regional premiere of The Near East by Alex Lewin Feb. 15-18 and Feb. 21-25.
  • February 2, 2012
    Mayday Parade Performs at NMU
    MARQUETTE— Alternative rock band Mayday Parade will perform on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena.
  • February 1, 2012
    NMU Students, Faculty Win Theater Awards
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University students and faculty members were recognized for their achievements in theater at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival-Region III, held in January in Champaign, Ill.
  • February 1, 2012
    Author Horrocks Reads at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author Caitlin Horrocks will read from her book, This Is Not Your City, on Monday, Feb. 6, at Northern Michigan University.
  • January 28, 2012
    NMU Financial Aid Extends Hours in February
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s financial aid office will remain open later on Wednesday evenings in February to assist area high school students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • January 28, 2012
    POLYGRAPH TEST DISCUSSED
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents “Lies, Lies and More Lies! A Polygraph Experience.”
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Class Explores Ukraine and Russia
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome room 101-B.
  • January 27, 2012
    NCLL Offers Wine-Tasting Course
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a course called “Comparing Wines—What to Know” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street in Marquette.
  • January 25, 2012
    Your Health Lecture Addresses Medical Futility
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next presentation in the Your Health Lecture Series is titled “Managing Medical Futility: Ethical, Sociological, Legal and Medical Implications.”
  • January 20, 2012
    NMU's Leadership Program Receives Two Honors
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Student Leader Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University and the community of Marquette have been selected as a joint finalist for the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Campus-Community Partnership Award.
  • January 20, 2012
    Chinese New Year Party at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Chinese Organization at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Yid Vicious, a klezmer band from Madison, Wis., will be the next featured act in Northern Michigan University’s International Performing Arts Series.
  • January 20, 2012
    NCLL Offers Ballroom Dancing Class
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University Superior Dome.
  • January 16, 2012
    U.P. Folklife Fest Concert Feb. 4
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • January 16, 2012
    Sled Dog Racing Talk at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Center at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.
  • January 12, 2012
    Free Program on Service Dogs
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    NCLL Offers Woodworking Sessions
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodworkers Rally: Session III and IV” this winter.
  • January 11, 2012
    Senior Tax Advice Offered
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 10, 2012
    Community Walking Event Feb. 1 at Superior Dome
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—A free community walking event co-hosted by Northern Michigan University and the Marquette County Health Department will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Superior Dome.
  • January 9, 2012
    NMU Offers Grant Writing Course
    MARQUETTE—Grant writing, the process of drafting proposals to secure external funding for nonprofit research and projects, has become an increasingly valuable skill as organizations try to achieve their goals with limited resources.
  • January 6, 2012
    NMU Honors Martin Luther King Jr.
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a traditional Burns Supper on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
  • December 22, 2011
    NMU Students Selected for Intel Internships
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Eight computer science students at Northern Michigan University have been selected for six-month internships, beginning in January, at an Intel Corporation facility near Portland, Ore.
  • December 22, 2011
    Folklife Festival Concert Jan. 14
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 21, 2011
    NMU Faculty Honored
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Five Northern Michigan University faculty members were recognized at the annual Celebration of Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Ceremony held earlier this month in the University Center.
  • December 21, 2011
    Native Anthology Published
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—An anthology of creative works representing the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan has been published. It is titled Voice on the Water: Great Lakes Native America Now.
  • December 19, 2011
    NMU Holiday Schedule Announced
    Most Northern Michigan University offices and departments, along with the Superior Dome, will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2.
  • December 16, 2011
    NMU Board Approves New Charter School
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees authorized a new charter school that will open in the fall of 2012 in the Willow Run district near Ypsilanti.
  • December 6, 2011
    NMU Geography Students Present Research
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Four Northern Michigan University students presented their research in November at the annual meeting of the West Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers at DePaul University in Chicago.
  • December 6, 2011
    NMU Commencement Speakers Announced
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.
  • December 5, 2011
    NMU Student Commencement Speaker Selected
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Graduating senior Lauren Fusilier of Mason, Mich., will serve as the student speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17.
  • December 5, 2011
    Songer Gives Business Presentation at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Dr. Matthew Songer, the executive in residence at Northern Michigan University’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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University orchestra will present a “Pops” concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
  • November 22, 2011
    'Lighting Up the Holidays' at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will hold its annual “Lighting Up the Holidays” celebration from 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the University Center.
  • November 22, 2011
    NMU Presents 10-Minute Play Festival
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University's theater program will present a student-directed, 10-minute play festival on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 7-8.
  • November 22, 2011
    World AIDS Day Dance Dec. 2
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 Northern Michigan University.
  • November 21, 2011
    NCLL Presents Holiday Food Sampler
    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will close out its 2011 programming with a holiday food sampler on Tuesday, Dec. 6.
  • November 21, 2011
    Music Series Features Kaivama
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE— The Northern Michigan University 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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    NCLL OFFERS 'AFGHANISTAN EXPERIENCE'
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Afghanistan Experience” from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.
  • November 15, 2011
    NATIVE ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH SET FOR NOV. 30
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—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 14, 2011
    'Near East' Auditions at NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Community members and Northern Michigan University students are invited to audition for the upcoming Forest Roberts Theatre production, The Near East.
  • November 11, 2011
    STUDENTS SELECTED FOR PROVOST'S TEAM
    MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University Provost Paul Lang appointed 11 students to his leadership team for the 2011-2012 academic year.
  • November 10, 2011
    NMU STUDENT COMPLETES IRELAND INTERNSHIP
    Northern Michigan University student Ashley Foster of Buffalo Grove, Ill., experienced an internship that allowed her an up-close and personal view of the Irish legal system.
  • November 7, 2011
    LAZARUS PROJECT AUTHOR SPEAKS AT NMU
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Aleksandar Hemon, author of the One Book One Community selection, The Lazarus Project, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
  • November 7, 2011
    PERFORMANCE EVENT TIES IN WITH LAZARUS PROJECT
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— "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
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University 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.
  • November 2, 2011
    NCLL PRESENTS MOON PHOTOGRAPHS PROGRAM
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present "Curiosity about the Moon" from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in room 101-B in the Superior Dome. "
  • November 2, 2011
    LAUTNER EXHIBIT CONCERT NOV. 12
    MARQUETTE–The Terminal Orchestra of Marquette will perform a concert to close out the final weekend of the "John Lautner: A Life in Architecture" exhibit at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum.
  • November 2, 2011
    FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSICAL AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will present the family-friendly musical, A Year with Frog and Toad."
  • October 31, 2011
    "NRA PRESIDENT, CONSULTANT SPEAK AT 'POWER COUPLE' EVENTS"
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–David Keene, president of the National Rifle Association, and Donna Wiesner Keene, political marketing consultant, will speak at two "The Perfect (Conservative) Power Couple" events at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 31, 2011
    DIGGING ROOTS BLUES CONCERT NOV. 11
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Canadian Anishinaabeg blues group Digging Roots will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Peterson Auditorium at Ishpeming High School."
  • October 31, 2011
    WILD RICING STICK WORKSHOP AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–A wild ricing stick workshop will be offered on Saturday, Nov. 12, as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival."
  • October 31, 2011
    FINNISH FOLK DANCE SCHEDULED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival will present a Finnish folk dance with Wil Kilpela and Friends on Saturday, Nov. 12."
  • October 28, 2011
    NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–November is Native American Heritage Month and several related events are planned at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 28, 2011
    BEAUMIER COFFEE HOUSE SERIES CONCERT NOV. 5
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–George Knight and Paul Dornquast will perform the next concert in the Beaumier Coffee House Series as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival."
  • October 28, 2011
    ONE BOOK NOVEMBER EVENTS PLANNED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The One Book, One Community program will host four November events revolving around this year’s selection, The Lazarus Project."
  • October 27, 2011
    'COOL-LECTIONS' EXHIBIT OPENS NOV. 3
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will unveil a new "Cool-lections" exhibit on Thursday, Nov. 3."
  • October 27, 2011
    BENSON TALKS ABOUT MONEY AND INFLUENCE
    "Jocelyn Benson, a Wayne State University law professor and former Democratic candidate for secretary of state in Michigan, will present "Behind Closed Doors: Secret Money and Secret Influence" at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 25, 2011
    COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE TALK AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– Northern Michigan University’s psychology department will present a lecture titled "The Psychology of Individual Differences Meets Cognitive Neuroscience: No Two Alike" at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Gries Hall r
  • October 25, 2011
    'I HAVE A SONG TO SING' CONCERT AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Michigan University music department will present "I Have a Song to Sing" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall."
  • October 21, 2011
    AARP SENIOR SAFE DRIVING COURSE OFFERED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–An AARP Senior Safe Driving course will be offered through the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 3-4. "
  • October 21, 2011
    NCLL MEMBERS PLAN WINTER PROGRAMS
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Center for Lifelong Learning members are invited to share ideas for a well-rounded schedule of events for the upcoming winter term, January-March. "
  • October 21, 2011
    SENATOR LEVIN SPEAKS AT NMU WEDNESDAY
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–United States Sen. Carl Levin will give a presentation titled "Global Impact: Economy, Conflicts and Jobs" at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, Oct. 26."
  • October 20, 2011
    AUTHOR CELELLO GIVES READING
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Erin Celello, a Northern Michigan University graduate who secured a two-book contract with Penguin/NAL, will read from her debut novel on Wednesday, Nov. 2."
  • October 19, 2011
    SCARF FELTING CLASS OFFERED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and Marquette Senior Center will co-sponsor a scarf felting class from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Peter White Public Library arts and culture room. "
  • October 19, 2011
    FELTING WORKSHOPS OFFERED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Three workshops collectively titled "Applications of Felting" will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Peter White Public Library arts and culture room."
  • October 18, 2011
    TRAVEL EXPERT AND WRITER COMING TO NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Doug Lansky, an adventurer and award-winning travel writer, will present "Get Lost" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Jamrich Hall 102 at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 13, 2011
    RHYTHM BONES WORKSHOP AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Randy Seppala, also known as "Da Bones Man," will present a rhythm bones workshop on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 13, 2011
    FRENCH-CANADIAN SONGS PERFORMED AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–A performance titled "The French-Canadian Song: Monique Jutras and Jean-Pierre Joyal" will be held on Friday, Oct. 28, at Northern Michigan University as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival."
  • October 11, 2011
    RECRUITS GRADUATE FROM NMU POLICE ACADEMY
    "Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy held its graduation ceremony Wednesday, Aug. 17, where 19 recruits received certificates of completion."
  • October 7, 2011
    NMU MUSIC DEPARTMENT KICKS OFF PERFORMANCE SEASON
    "The Northern Michigan University Music Department will kick off the 2011-12 performance season with two upcoming concerts, one for vocal enthusiasts and another for those who love jazz."
  • October 7, 2011
    "NATIVE AMERICAN FILM, PERFORMANCE ‘REMEMBERS THE SONGS’"
    "Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies will host a free showing of the film "Remembering the Songs" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19 in Jamrich Hall room 102, which will be followed by a poetry and musical performance."
  • October 4, 2011
    "ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY EVENTS PLANNED"
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Two events will be held next week to augment the One Book, One Community’s discussion of The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon."
  • October 4, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS CLASS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled "Medicine Cabinet Blues" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • October 4, 2011
    EQUAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST SPEAKS AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Equal rights activist Robyn Ochs will give a series of free presentations and workshops on Monday, Oct. 17, at Northern Michigan University."
  • October 3, 2011
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDE TALK AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Marquette attorney Cathy Church will give a seminar titled "Discourses from the Academy: U.S. Intimate Violence Deaths in the News" as part of the Northern Michigan University psychology department’s colloquium seri
  • October 3, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS MEMORY BOOK CLASS
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Create a Digital Book to Preserve Your Memories" at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Peter White Public Library’s computer lab. "
  • October 3, 2011
    INTEL INTERNS SHARE EXPERIENCE
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Nicole Ross and Axel Kingsley, computer science majors at Northern Michigan University, will give a presentation on their internship experience with Intel."
  • September 30, 2011
    GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DISCUSSED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– Local historian Don Balmer will present "University of Michigan Geological Survey, 1868" at Northern Michigan University."
  • September 30, 2011
    NCLL CLASS ON ART OF BEESWAX
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled "Beehives, Beeswax and Bee Business" at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Zero Degree Artists Gallery on Third Street. "
  • September 30, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS VIRTUAL TOUR OF ITALY
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a virtual trip to Italy at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B. "
  • September 30, 2011
    MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY SERVICE REQUESTS DUE OCT. 7
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center is seeking service requests from area seniors who may need assistance with raking or other small tasks on Make a Difference Day, a nationwide event that celebrates neighbors helping
  • September 29, 2011
    THE BURIED LIFE COMING TO NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Buried Life, globetrotters who ask the question, "What do you want to do before you die?" will give a presentation on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Northern Michigan University."
  • September 29, 2011
    NEZ GIVES POETRY READING AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Writer Aimee Nez will read from her poetry on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Northern Michigan University."
  • September 28, 2011
    CRAIG ROBINSON COMING TO NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Craig Robinson, a featured actor in NBC’s The Office, will deliver a comedy performance at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, Oct. 5."
  • September 28, 2011
    NMU EARNS MILITARY-FRIENDLY RANK
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University is on the list of 2012 Military-Friendly Schools released by G.I. Jobs."
  • September 27, 2011
    PSYCHOLOGY LECTURE FRIDAY
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University’s psychology department will present a lecture titled "The Literature of Prescription: The Stories Behind the Story" as part of its colloquium series."
  • September 27, 2011
    ALUMNI AWARDS ANNOUNCED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Five Northern Michigan University alumni will be recognized for their achievements as part of Homecoming 2011 activities this weekend."
  • September 26, 2011
    LAUTNER FILM SCREENING AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Award-winning filmmaker and editor Bette Cohen will participate in a screening and discussion of her film, The Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner, at Northern Michigan University."
  • September 26, 2011
    NCLL HIKES NORTH COUNTRY TRAIL
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided fall hike on the North Country Trail at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11."
  • September 26, 2011
    NCLL OFFERS TIPS ON ACCESSORIES
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Accessorize Yourself for Pizzazz" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at ReBlossom in downtown Marquette."
  • September 23, 2011
    NMU HOSTS TALK ON U.S. POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Brian Majewski, executive director of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, will speak about U.S. policy goals in Latin America at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall at Northern Michigan University."
  • September 22, 2011
    FRIGG PERFORMS IN MARQUETTE
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Scandinavian fiddle group Frigg will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, as part of the Northern Michigan University International Performing Arts Series."
  • September 21, 2011
    FALL JOB FAIRS AT NMU
    MARQUETTE–Northern Michigan University will host two upcoming job fairs for students and alumni.
  • September 21, 2011
    PASSPORT DAY AT NMU
    MARQUETTE–Northern Michigan University’s international programs office will hold a Passport Day for students and community members during its study-abroad fair.
  • September 20, 2011
    NMU HOMECOMING SET
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University’s 2011 homecoming celebration will feature activities for NMU students, alumni and community members Sept. 25-Oct. 1. "
  • September 20, 2011
    NMU POLICE ACADEMY MEETINGS SET
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host two informational meetings on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and Wednesday, Oct. 5."
  • September 19, 2011
    NMU DAY AT HAYES CORN MAZE
    "MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University students are familiar with the wildcat logo, but never in the form of a maze. They will have a chance to navigate their way out of one at NMU Day at the Hayes Corn Maze in Rock on Saturday, Sept. 24. "
  • September 16, 2011
    SECOND CITY PERFORMS AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– The Second City comedy troupe will present "The Best of Second City: LOL" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre. "
  • September 13, 2011
    WRITER GIVES READING SEPT. 20 AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– Writer Matthew Gavin Frank, who recently joined Northern Michigan University’s English faculty, will give a reading on Tuesday, Sept. 20."
  • September 12, 2011
    NMU HOSTS COLLEGE FAIR
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University will host a College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Jacobetti Center. "
  • September 12, 2011
    NMU REPORTS GROWTH IN FRESHMAN CLASS
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report shows the number of incoming freshmen pursuing bachelor’s degrees increased by 105 students, or 8.6 percent, over last year’s figure."
  • September 12, 2011
    NCLL TOURS MATHER'S GROVE
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Mather’s Grove in Ishpeming from 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. "
  • September 12, 2011
    PHOTO TOUR OF UTAH SITES OFFERED
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.– Utah’s national parks and monuments will be the subject of a photo travelogue presented by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning."
  • September 9, 2011
    CONTRA DANCE SCHEDULED SEPT. 23
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–A Contra Dance featuring music by Tamarack will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. "
  • September 9, 2011
    FREE MUSIC FEST AT NMU
    "MARQUETTE, Mich.–A two-day music festival featuring bands from across the Midwest will held at Northern Michigan University beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept.