News Bureau


  • April 21, 2017
    Marquette Climate March April 29

    The Northern Climate Network is hosting the Marquette Climate March at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Marquette Commons. This is a sister event to the People's Climate March convening the same day in Washington, D.C. Participants are asked to assemble at 9:45 a.m. to begin the 1.5-mile journey. 

  • April 19, 2017
    Harrison Named Newman Civic Fellow

    Northern Michigan University student Georgia Harrison of Martin, Mich., has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for her efforts to increase student involvement in campus sustainability. She is a biology major with a concentration in ecology. Harrison is one of 273 Newman Fellows nationwide who are being honored for taking action in pursuit of long-term social change and who engage and inspire others in their communities.

  • April 19, 2017
    NMU College of Business Hosts Spring Celebration Reception

    The Northern Michigan University College of Business is hosting a Kevät Juhla (Spring Celebration) Reception on Thursday, April 27. The event will celebrate College of Business student, faculty and alumni achievements. It is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the University Center Explorer Rooms.

  • April 18, 2017
    Public Library Offers Exam Study Hours

    Peter White Public Library will hold exam study hours for Northern Michigan University students from 3-9 p.m. Sunday, April 30, and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, May 1. This is the second semester the library has made such accommodations for NMU students. A valid ID is required for entry.

  • April 18, 2017
    Student Trio Plans to Bike Around Superior

    Three NMU students plan to circumnavigate Lake Superior by bike in May to record and share the stories of its people, the places they love and the threat that climate change poses. Throughout the 1,400 mile journey, they will "make a conscious effort to utilize sustainable practices with our food, equipment and energy use. We want to gain an understanding of the impact that Lake Superior has on its surrounding communities while creating a platform of education about ways to keep Lake Superior pristine." The riders are Dylan Gonda, Olivia Walcott and Ryan Watling. For more information, visit their Facebook page here

  • April 18, 2017
    NCLL Hosts Oregon Trail Presentation

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation about the Oregon Trail from 12:15-1:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, at the Negaunee Senior Center. There will also be an optional lunch at 11 a.m.

  • April 18, 2017
    NMU Alumna Receives Michigan Reading Assn. Award

    Northern Michigan University alumna Damia Toyras ('02 BS, '14 MAE) was recently the recipient of a 2017 Michigan Reading Association K-6 Educator Award. Toyras is a second-grade teacher at Superior Hills Elementary School in Marquette.

  • April 18, 2017
    Forest Roberts Theatre Hosts Battle of the Bands

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre is holding its first Battle of the Bands at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Seven Upper Peninsula bands will compete for a cash prize. Forest Roberts Theatre and Double Trouble Entertainment are producing the event as a way to promote and showcase regional music. 

  • April 17, 2017
    Anderton's Earth Day Events Scheduled

    Northern Michigan University's Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department will host its third annual “Anderton’s Earth Day" celebration in memory of the late professor John Anderton April 17-22. All events are free and open to the public.

  • April 14, 2017
    NMU Economics Grad Receives $200,000 Fellowship

    Mary Zhulkie, Northern Michigan University economics graduate, was recently accepted into the doctoral economics program at George Mason University. She has been awarded a fellowship through GMU’s Mercatus Center, where she will work closely with faculty as a research assistant. The fellowship provides full tuition support and a monthly stipend, with an estimated value of $200,000.