News and Events

Author Presentation

7 p.m., Nov. 12 in the Great Lakes Rooms, Charlie LeDuff will talk with the Marquette and NMU community about his book, Detroit: An American Autopsy. 
Earlier in the day, he'll also host a Q&A at 1 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. 

Other events

Check out a collection of Detroit-related materials in the Peter White Public Library circulation lobby from Oct. 6-20. 

There will be a book discussion at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at Peter White Public Library. The discussion will take place in the Dandelion Cottage Room. 

Watch the film Burn at 7 p.m. Oct 14 in the Jamrich Hall auditorium. From Executive Producer Dennis Leary, this riveting and inspiring film captures a year in the life of Detroit firefighters, who are charged with the thankless task of saving a city many have written off as dead. Winner of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award. Watch the trailer

Another book discussion will take place at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 22 at Snowbound Books.

Enjoy a concert of Motor City Music at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. The concert will feature blues, jazz, pop, R&B, motown, soul and more by Dave Zeigner, Paul Neumann, Derrell Syria and Gary Parkkonen. 

Learn more about today's Detroit with a panel discussion to be held on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the NMU University Center Brule Room. Featuring Glenn Stevens, Vice President of MICHauto, Detroit Regional Chamber, Carter Wilson, NMU Political Science Department Head and expert on poverty in Detroit and race relations, and Mary Zatina, Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Corporate Communications for Oakwood Healthcare, which oversees four Detroit-area hospitals and outpatient sites serving nearly one-million people; and founding member of the Arab-American Women's Business Council. Moderated by Frida Waara, explorer and filmmaker.