- September 30, 2016NMU Offers First Aid and CPR Course
Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will offer the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED course. Participants may select one of two Saturday sessions: Oct. 8 or Nov. 19. Both will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 242 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility at NMU.
- September 30, 2016NMU Upward Bound Receives Federal Funding
Northern Michigan University's Upward Bound Math-Science program has received nearly $297,000 in continuation funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The award period runs for one year, beginning Nov. 1.
- September 30, 2016Endowment Brings Royal Opera and Ballet Productions to Campus
Northern Michigan University’s Siril Endowment for the Music Arts seeks to increase students’ awareness of and appreciation for classical music through world-class performances. It will sponsor a new series of campus screenings of Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions filmed in London and projected in high definition in Jamrich Hall’s state-of-the-art auditorium. The privately funded endowment will also support an artist residency at NMU.
- September 29, 2016Northern's MPA Program 6th Most Affordable
Northern Michigan University offers the 6th most affordable online public administration degree in the country, according to new rankings released by SR Education Group. The company annually researches and ranks hundreds of schools based on value, quality and affordability and posts the results on its OnlineU website.
- September 28, 2016NMU Grad Shoots Groundbreaking Magazine Cover Photo
Women’s Running reports it is the first U.S. fitness magazine to feature a woman wearing a hijab on its cover and NMU art and design graduate James Farrell (’07) photographed the subject. Farrell is based in New York City and specializes in action, sports and fitness photography. He traveled to Detroit to complete the cover shoot of Rahaf Khatib, a six-time marathoner and mother of three from Farmington Hills. Farrell captured images of her running near Comerica Park, the River Walk and other city landmarks.
- September 28, 2016Beaumier Center Hosts French-Canadian Heritage Day Oct. 1
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a full day of presentations, demonstrations and music related to voyageur and French Canadian culture on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event coincides with French-Canadian Heritage Week in the State of Michigan. Admission is free.
- September 28, 2016'Traces of the Trade' Movie and Discussion at NMU
The largest slave-trading family in U.S. history was not from the South, but from New England. In her documentary, "Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North," producer/director Katrina Browne and hine family members embark on a journey that brings them face to face with the history and legacy of their forefathers' hidden enterprise. It will be shown at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Oct. 6.
- September 27, 2016NMU Student Advances on 'The Voice'
NMU student Karlee Metzger is pursuing her musical passion and ambitions as a contestant on NBC’s The Voice. She advanced through the blind auditions Monday night with her rendition of Samson by Regina Spektor. Judges Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus turned their chairs at the last second, vying to have her join their teams. Metzger selected Cyrus as her coach.
- September 27, 2016Beethoven and Banjos at NMU Friday
NMU’s music department will host a performance of Beethoven and Banjos. The ensemble is composed of members of Decoda, Carnegie Hall’s affiliate ensemble, soprano Mary Bonhag, traditional musician Laurel Premo and Finnish folk duo Aallotar. Beethoven and Banjos is on a U.P. tour. Its NMU performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
- September 26, 2016Second City Comes to NMU
The Second City comedy group will perform at Northern Michigan University on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Based in Chicago and rooted in improvisational games, The Second City has produced some of the industry’s best-known talent, including Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey.