Press Box


  • February 5, 2016
    Students' Life-Saving Efforts Recognized

    The Marquette Police Department recognized NMU students Maria Kiilunen and Darrin Koivisto for their life-saving efforts after a man fell through the ice near the Lower Harbor Ore Dock.

  • February 5, 2016
    Adult Health Screenings Focus of Your Health Lecture

    The next presentation in the Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University will be titled “Staying Healthy: Appropriate Health Screenings for Adults.” It is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building. Dr. David Walsworth of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine will be the presenter. The public is invited free of charge.

  • February 5, 2016
    NMU Hosts UP200 Warming Tent

    The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association will host a hospitality tent near the start gate of the UP200 sled dog race on Friday, Feb. 12. It will be open to the public from 6-9 p.m. on the corner of Washington and Fourth Street in the Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) parking lot. 

  • February 5, 2016
    Summer Job Fair Feb. 10

    Northern Michigan University’s Career Services will host a Summer Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 10. The event is an opportunity for companies and organizations to hire for summer full-time positions, part-time jobs and internships. The 97 employers scheduled to participate will be the most ever represented at this event. NMU students and alumni are welcome to attend at no cost. 

  • February 5, 2016
    'Race and Class in America' Talk at NMU

    An upcoming Black History Month presentation at Northern Michigan University will address  “Race and Class in America: Why What Impacts African Americans Impacts All Americans.” Carter Wilson, head of NMU’s political science department, will give the talk from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in 2904 West Science Building. The public is invited.

  • February 4, 2016
    Innovate Marquette and NMU Co-Sponsor Entrepreneurial Event

    The Innovate Marquette SmartZone and Northern Michigan University are co-sponsoring “A Catalyst for Conversation: Driving Entrepreneurship in Northern Michigan” on Friday, Feb. 12. This entrepreneurial event will include a keynote address by Michigan Economic Development Corp. CEO Steve Arwood and a panel discussion featuring experts on startup bootstrapping and business venture scale-up. 


  • February 4, 2016
    Northern Nights Presents Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

    The Northern Nights performing arts series at Northern Michigan University will present Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project on Thursday, Feb. 11. Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this collaboration brings together award-winning banjoist and composer Stone and some of North America’s most distinctive roots musicians to revive, recycle and reimagine traditional music.

  • February 4, 2016
    NCLL Hosts Anderson Lake Snowshoe

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a winter snowshoe hike around Anderson Lake on Friday, Feb. 19. It will be a simple trek at a slow to moderate pace, followed by a Dutch treat meal at the Up North Lodge.


  • February 4, 2016
    NCLL Offers South American Dinner

    The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a South American ethnic dinner at on Thursday, Feb. 18. The event runs from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Chez Nous restaurant in the Northern Michigan University Jacobetti Complex. It begins with a tasting buffet with foods from a variety of South American countries. Dinner will feature a soup from Brazil, a main course from Peru and desserts from Argentina and Ecuador.

  • February 3, 2016
    Malcolm X's Daughter Speaks at NMU

    IIyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University as part of Black History Month. The talk is scheduled from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public.