Press Box


  • May 27, 2016
    U.P. SMILE Offers Training, Tools to Teachers

    A new professional development opportunity for Upper Peninsula 6th-12th grade teachers will help them integrate literacy into science, engineering and mathematics instruction and use technology to break down the silos between traditional content areas. The U.P. Project SMILE program partners Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center with four intermediate school districts across the Upper Peninsula. Its goal is to engage students in “three-dimensional learning.”  

  • May 26, 2016
    Folk Music Camp Scholarships Available

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center announces two scholarship opportunities for high school students to attend the Folk Music School at Northern Michigan University. The camp is scheduled July 17 - 22, just before the beginning of the annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Marquette.

  • May 26, 2016
    'North of the 45th' Exhibit Opens at NMU

    Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum presents it ninth annual “North of the 45th” juried exhibition. Featured artists live in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. An opening reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 3.

  • May 25, 2016
    Kall Earns NASA Internship

    Northern Michigan University student Adam Kall will complete a summer internship with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., June 6-Aug. 12. He will be the only intern helping to maintain the digital security of the NASA servers. 

  • May 23, 2016
    Broderson Wins Bronze at Culinary Challenge

    Graham Broderson, food service worker II in NMU Dining, won the bronze award at the Midwest Culinary Challenge sponsored by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). He prepared Nigerian red rice with smoked black kale and edamame fritters.

  • May 23, 2016
    NMU Offers 'The Other Michigan' Summer Camp

    Northern Michigan University invites 10th-12th grade students to discover the wonders and complexities of the Upper Peninsula through its "The Other Michigan" residential summer program. The camp runs July 24-30. 

  • May 20, 2016
    Seaborg Center Offers Summer College for Kids

    Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center will host “Summer College for Kids” programs for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Morning and afternoon age-appropriate classes covering various topics will run June 20-24, June 27-July 1 and July 11-15.

  • May 20, 2016
    NMU Hosts Environmental and Sustainability Summer Camp

    Northern Michigan University will hold an Environmental and Sustainability Camp for high school-age students July 24-30. Students will experience first hand how scientists incorporate technology and field experiences into studies of the changing environment.

  • May 16, 2016
    NMU Class Returns from Belize

    Twenty Northern Michigan University students just returned from San Ignacio, Belize, where they gained hands-on clinical experiences under the guidance of NMU professors Kristi Robinia, Yuba Gautam and Mandi Roos. They were enrolled in an NMU course titled “Interdisciplinary Study in Global Health Care-Latin America.” The students worked with a Belizean physician to deliver care to more than 200 residents in the villages of Bullet Tree Falls and Benque Viejo. 

  • May 16, 2016
    Summer Skilled Trades Camps Offered at NMU

    Northern Michigan University will offer summer skilled trades camps at its Jacobetti Complex for middle school and high school students. One-day camps July 11-13 will cover either two topic areas at age-appropriate levels for grades 5-8 and 9-12 or one topic for all ages. A three-day camp with an engineering focus will be offered July 18-20 for students in grades 5-8.