- February 24, 2017NMU Grad Offers HOPE for Homeless Scholars
NMU alumnus Richard Clark is the executive director of housing, residential life and card services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He is featured in a Q&A in Las Vegas Business Press for his efforts to develop the HOPE Scholars program, giving unaccompanied homeless youth an opportunity for higher education. Clark was a first-generation college student. He earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from NMU. He has been with UNLV since 2004. Read the feature here.
- February 24, 2017NMU Arts Chorale Plans Lower Michigan Recruiting Trip
The Northern Michigan University Arts Chorale will travel to Grand Rapids and Detroit for a recruitment trip from Thursday, March 2, through Tuesday, March 7. The group will meet with and sing for various high school choirs. It will also present a small concert at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Grand Rapids and host a reception afterward for students and NMU alumni.
- February 23, 2017Marijuana Law, Other Legal Issues Addressed
The Northern Michigan University Student Law Forum will present "Suds, Buds and Barristers" on Wednesday, March 1, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. Practicing attorneys will address marijuana law and other legal questions from 7-9 p.m. in the community space upstairs. The event is free and open to the public.
- February 22, 2017NMU Grad Joins Troy Law Firm
Trevor Zamborsky, a 2007 NMU grad, has joined Secrest Wardle's Troy office as an associate, according to Detroit Legal News. Zamborsky is a member of the firm's motor vehicle litigation practice group. He focuses on first- and third-party automobile negligence claims. Zamborsky is member of the Young Lawyers Section of the Michigan State Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association. He also serves as a volunteer attorney at Common Ground in Oakland County.
- February 22, 2017NCLL Offers Woodworkers' Rally
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host six woodworking sessions from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays from March 13-April 17 in room 137 of the NMU Jacobetti Complex.
- February 22, 2017Vintage Ski Day at Marquette Mountain
Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum will co-host a Vintage Ski Day on Sunday, March 5, at Marquette Mountain. Attendees are encouraged to bring old skis and ski clothing as they “go back in time” for the event.
- February 21, 2017Credit Union Promotes NMU Alumnus
NMU grad Josh Vissering has been promoted to vice president of finance by Honor Credit Union. According to a press release, the Michigamme native most recently served as asset/liability and investment manager. He has been with Honor since 1998, when he started as a co-op student in high school. Vissering also is an alumnus of the CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Management School. He lives in Negaunee.
- February 21, 2017Science Olympiad at NMU
The 2017 Science Olympiad sponsored by the Seaborg Center at Northern Michigan University will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, in NMU's West Science Building (inclement weather date March 18). Each year, about 325 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula compete in 46 events facilitated by more than 125 volunteers. This marks the 30th anniversary of the Science Olympiad at the Seaborg Center.
- February 21, 2017NMU Jazz Ensembles Perform
The Northern Michigan University Jazz Band and Jazz Combo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
- February 21, 2017NMU Choirs Give Concert
The Northern Michigan University Choir and Arts Chorale will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Reynolds Recital Hall.