- August 19, 2016Former Wildcat QB Endows Scholarship
Keith Nelsen, a 1986 NMU graduate and former Wildcat quarterback, recently established an endowed football scholarship. The Nelsen Football Scholarship will provide financial support for a student playing on the NMU football team (active roster) who is also a graduate of a Wisconsin high school.
- August 17, 2016NMU Foundation Trustees Establish Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen
Members of the Northern Michigan University Foundation Board of Trustees recently contributed more than $28,000, including a challenge gift from an anonymous trustee, to endow a new scholarship for incoming freshmen.
- August 16, 2016NMU Fall Fest Aug. 22
Northern Michigan University’s Fall Fest is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, the first day of classes. The event will take place on the lawn outside the University Center.
- August 16, 2016Cumberlidge Joins Freshwater Biodiversity Specialists in Madagascar
NMU biology professor Neil Cumberlidge took part in a week-long international workshop in Antanananrivo, Madagascar, aimed at improving the conservation of the country's unique but highly threatened freshwater biodiversity.
- August 15, 2016ROTC Cadet Attends Course in Africa
Northern Michigan University student Patrick Schiller, U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet, attended a three-week culture, understanding and language proficiency course with Djiboutian Army cadets in Djibouti, Africa, July 16-Aug. 6.
- August 15, 2016NMU Student-Athlete Interns with Company Building Red Wings' Arena
NMU soccer player and construction management major Gabriella Garza secured a summer internship with Barton Malow, the firm building the Detroit Red Wings' new arena. An NMU grad is one of the lead executives on the project and requested to have a Wildcat on the team. Read the full story on Garza's experience from NMU Sports Information here.
- August 15, 2016NCLL Offers Woodworker Rally
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer "Woodworker Rally V" from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays in the NMU Jacobetti Complex room 137. Session I runs Aug. 22-Oct. 3 and Session II runs Oct. 10-Nov. 14.
- August 10, 2016Puskala Named Interim Director of Invent@NMU
David Puskala of Marquette has been hired as interim director of Northern Michigan University’s entrepreneurial innovation center, Invent@NMU.
- August 8, 2016'Dark Store' Documentary Produced at NMU
The Michigan Tax Tribunal’s practice of “dark store assessing” is the subject of a new documentary produced by Northern Michigan University students and a faculty member. The premiere of “BOXED IN” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Peter White Public Library, with a reception to follow. The film will also air on WNMU-TV at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1.
- August 4, 2016Brad Canale Appointed CEO of NMU Foundation
Marquette native Brad Canale has been appointed chief executive officer of the Northern Michigan University Foundation. He most recently served as executive director of advancement and senior adviser to the dean for the University of Michigan College of Engineering.