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  • October 18, 2017
    Cold War Exhibit Opens Nov. 2

    Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will unveil its new “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibit on Thursday, Nov. 2. An opening reception is scheduled at 7 p.m.

  • October 18, 2017
    Haunted Theatre Returns to NMU

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will transform into a haunted house for its ninth annual Haunted Theatre. Among the new "scares" added this year is a gothic-themed dungeon. Performances are from 7-11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 28.

  • October 18, 2017
    NMU Screens Royal Ballet's 'Frankenstein'

    Northern Michigan University’s music department is presenting a screening of Frankenstein, performed by the Royal Ballet, as part of the Siril Cinema Series. The film will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in Forest Roberts Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and free for anyone under 18, along with NMU students, faculty and staff with ID.

  • October 18, 2017
    Haunting Poems Featured at Bards & Brews

    The Northern Michigan University English department will host "Something Wicked this Way Comes–Poems that Haunt" from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. This free event is part of the Bards & Brews creative reading series held every third Thursday of each month.

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

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

  • October 17, 2017
    NMU Campus Cinema Screens 'Hitman's Bodyguard'

    Northern Michigan University’s Campus Cinema will present a screening of The Hitman's Bodyguard at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22 in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for non-students.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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