- January 15, 2018Diversity Common Reader Pick Announced
NMU's Diversity Common Reader Program is a semester-long initiative focused on exposing a new cultural or ethnic idea at a campus-wide level. The program's 2018 book selection is Luis Alberto Urrea’s Nobody’s Son: Notes from an American Life. In this American Book Award winner, Urrea tells his story of growing up in San Diego as the son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother from Staten Island. The memoir describes Urrea’s childhood as a mix of opposites, a clash of cultures and languages.
- January 5, 2018NMU Students Gain Free NTN Access
Northern Michigan University students will receive free access to all of the bike, ski and snowshoe trails that comprise the Noquemanon Trail Network. They can also check out snowbikes, snowshoes and cross-country skis for use on the NTN at no charge. To celebrate the new partnership between Northern and the NTN, equipment demos will be available during the inaugural Snowfest kickoff to the winter semester on Thursday, Jan. 18, on the NMU academic mall.
- January 4, 2018NMU Hosts Human Trafficking Presentation
Northern Michigan University will host a public presentation on human trafficking as part of a week-long awareness initiative in the Upper Peninsula. The recently re-established U.P. Human Trafficking Task Force (UPHTTF) has teamed with the Department of Justice, U.S. Homeland Security Investigations, several U.P. law enforcement agencies and local experts to deliver presentations across the region. The NMU event will be held from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in the University Center Marquette/Nicolet Rooms. It is sponsored by the School of Nursing and President’s Office.
- January 4, 2018NMU Honors King with Day of Service
Northern Michigan University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 15. The event kicks off with a march for equality. Participants will assemble at noon in the lobby of NMU’s Magers and Meyland Halls. A lunch and Poetry without Borders event will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Peter White Lounge. Service projects begin at 2 p.m.
- January 3, 2018Marquette Among Safest College Towns
Northern Michigan University’s home base of Marquette is the 2nd safest college town in Michigan and the 19th safest in America, according to ranking released by The SafeWise Report.
- January 3, 2018NCLL Hosts 'Our Wild Watershed' Talk
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled “Our Wild Watershed” from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.
- January 3, 2018Illustration Historian Gives 'Bodycount' Talk at NMU
Illustration historian Jaleen Grove will present “Bodycount: A Graphic Reckoning in the Illustration Morgue” at Northern Michigan University. Her talk is scheduled at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in room 165 of the Art and Design Building. It is free and open to the public.
- January 2, 2018NCLL Offers 'Cold War' Exhibit Tour
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a tour of the "Cold War in the U.P." exhibit from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center.
- January 2, 2018NCLL Event Explores Keweenaw Copper
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a “Keweenaw Copper” presentation from 3-4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.
- January 1, 2018NCLL Offers Woodworkers Rally
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host its “Woodworker Rally III” event from 8 a.m. to noon Mondays between Jan. 22-Feb. 26 in room 137 of NMU’s Jacobetti Center.