Press Box


  • June 22, 2016
    Fix Named U.P. Economic Educator of the Year

    Northern Michigan University’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) presented its inaugural U.P. Economic Education Teacher of the Year Award to Erika Fix, a high school social studies teacher with Gladstone Area Public Schools. She was honored at a CEEE advisory board luncheon held June 17 on NMU’s campus. 

  • June 22, 2016
    Panowski Playwriting Award Winner Announced

    “Building Madness,” a slapstick comedy by Kate Danley, is the winner of the 2016 Mildred and Albert Panowski Playwriting Award at Northern Michigan University. 

  • June 20, 2016
    Wells Fargo Supports NMU Center

    Wells Fargo representative Alisha Janquart presents a $2,500 ceremonial check to Hugo Eyzaguirre, director of the NMU Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE). The money will be used to improve K-16 financial literacy in the Upper Peninsula through teacher workshops and student competitions. Wells Fargo has contributed nearly $20,000 to the CEEE since 2011. Janquart is manager of Wells Fargo's NMU branch. 

  • June 17, 2016
    Invent@NMU Announces Statewide Expansion through White House

    Northern Michigan University’s commitment to expand its Invent@NMU program throughout Michigan was published in a White House fact sheet released as part of the National Week of Making. Invent@NMU Founding Director David Ollila also has been invited by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to attend a related Maker-to-Manufacturer Stakeholder event Monday, June 20, in Washington, DC.

  • June 17, 2016
    NMU Board Sets Tuition and Fees

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2016-17 tuition and fees schedule and agreed to restructure the university’s flat-rate tuition program. The combined average annual cost for full-time resident undergraduates will be $10,086, an increase of $406—or 4.2 percent—from last year’s rate of $9,680. NMU will maintain its longtime rank as having the second-lowest tuition and fees among Michigan’s public universities and the lowest in the Upper Peninsula. Northern’s rate also adheres to the tuition restraint language in the state’s higher education bill.

  • June 16, 2016
    NMU Participates in Art Week

    Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum, School of Art & Design and the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will host an open house from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, as part of Marquette's Art Week celebration. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

  • June 2, 2016
    Leach Appointed to State Infrastructure Commission

    Gavin Leach, vice president for finance and administration at Northern Michigan University, is the only U.P. representative and one of 27 members statewide serving on the 21st Century Infrastructure Commission created by Gov. Rick Snyder. The commission will develop a comprehensive, long-term vision that guides strategic infrastructure planning, investment and prioritization in Michigan.

  • June 2, 2016
    NMU Offers Summer Cyber Camp

    Northern Michigan University is hosting a Cyber Camp for high school-age students from 1-4 p.m. Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. Students will participate in a hands-on, challenge-based introduction to computer coding, programming and creating through technology.

  • June 1, 2016
    UP-AHEC Addresses Health Care Provider Retention

    The Upper Peninsula Area Education Center (UP-AHEC) has been working to identify the primary health care needs in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties. The center is looking for additional community members in business or health care to join a stakeholders group. UP-AHEC also completed a “Primary Care Provider Retention Survey” and will present the results during a public Health Care Recruitment Roundtable on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Ironwood.