- February 12, 2016NMU Online Teaching Degrees Among Most Affordable
Northern Michigan University ranks 18th nationwide for most affordable online teaching degrees, according to the 2016 rankings posted by the SR Education Group on its website, OnlineU. NMU is the only Michigan institution on the Top 25 list.
- February 12, 2016NMU Choir Concert
The Northern Michigan University Music Department will present a concert titled “Choral Music from the Western World” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
- February 12, 2016Entrepreneur Training Info Session Feb. 17
The Innovate Marquette SmartZone will hold an informational session titled "Do You Have the Next Big Idea?" on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Northern Michigan University. It is designed for individuals or start-up teams who might be interested in applying for the LaunchPad Tech Business Start-Up Coaching program for entrepreneurs. Sessions will begin soon.
- February 11, 2016Governor's Budget Includes Higher Ed Increase
Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal year 2017 executive budget released Wednesday includes an overall appropriations increase of 4.3 percent, or $61.2 million, for Michigan’s public universities. The tuition cap required to qualify for “performance funding” also has increased to 4.8 percent, compared with 3.2 percent last year. Under the governor’s plan, Northern Michigan University would receive a 3.9 percent increase: $45.1 million for operations and $1.8 million in performance funding.
- February 11, 2016'Native Voices' Panel and Reception Feb. 18
Northern Michigan University will host a panel discussion and opening reception to coincide with the national touring exhibition, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness.” Both events will be held on Thursday, Feb. 18., and are open to the public.
- February 11, 2016NMU Dining Hosts Beer and Wine Pairing Event
Northern Michigan University Dining Services will partner with Gordon Food Service (GFS) to host a Wine and Beer Pairing Event on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. Attendees will travel through food sampling stations that feature wine or local beer designed to enhance the flavor profile.
- February 11, 2016'In the Name of the Father' Shown at NMU
The Northern Michigan University history film series continues with a showing of “In the Name of the Father” starring Daniel Day-Lewis on Monday, Feb. 15. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.
- February 10, 2016NMU Student Earns New York Internship
Northern Michigan University education major Gwen Hoenke of Marquette has been awarded an internship with Uncommon Charter Schools in Brooklyn, N.Y. She will teach mathematics in a middle school classroom to students who need extra help during the summer months. The internship includes a $3,500 stipend and room and board.
- February 9, 2016Free Open Skate During NMU Winterfest
Northern Michigan University's Winterfest celebration will include a free open skate for campus and community members. The event is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Berry Events Center. Participants can join Wildcat Willy and NMU athletes on the ice. There will also be music by Double Trouble DJs and a photo booth. Skate rentals are free, but it is highly recommended that attendees bring their own, if possible. For more information on other Winterfest activities, visit nmu.edu/winterfest.
- February 9, 2016Northern Climate Network Addresses Culpability
The Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University will continue its colloquium series with “How Should We Think About Culpability for Climate Change?” NMU philosophy professor Zac Cogley will address the topic at noon on Friday, Feb. 19, in 1320 Jamrich Hall.