News Bureau


  • 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
    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 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 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
    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
    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.