- October 28, 2016NMU Regional Police Academy Meeting Nov. 30
The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host a mandatory meeting for those interested in attending the next academy. It is scheduled at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Complex.
- October 28, 2016Beaumier Coffee House Series Concert Nov. 5
The Travis Swanson Trio and the Who Dat? Brass Band will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert on Saturday, Nov. 5. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $1 for students.
- October 28, 2016'Your Health' Talk Addresses Diabetes, Obesity
The next Your Health presentation at Northern Michigan University is titled "Diabesity: The Unabated Epidemic of Diabetes and Obesity." The featured presenter is Dr. Saleh Aldasouqi, chief of the endocrinology division at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in NMU's Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
- October 27, 2016NMU Construction Management Program Among Nation's Best
Northern Michigan University has the 17th best construction management program in the nation among four-year schools, according to 2016-17 rankings released by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org.
- October 26, 2016Woodland Sky Dance Company to Perform at NMU
Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies will present a free performance by the Woodland Sky Dance Company on Friday, Nov. 18. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is part of NMU's Native American Heritage Month celebration taking place in November.
- October 26, 2016NMU Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies will honor Native American Heritage Month with several activities in November. All are free unless otherwise indicated.
- October 25, 2016SLFP Recognized for Volunteer Service
The Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at Northern Michigan University received the 2016 U.P. Service Award in the volunteer program category from the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development. The award was presented at the recent U.P. Non-Profit Conference held on campus. SLFP was recognized "for mobilizing people and resources to deliver creative solutions to community needs.”
- October 25, 2016Hebert Honored for Leader Dogs Fundraiser
John Hebert, NMU alumnus and vice president of the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees, will receive the Edmund T. Ahee Jewel Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser from the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Detroit Chapter. Crain's Detroit Business reports that Hebert helped Leader Dogs for the Blind, which he serves as board chair, raise $14.5 million for a new canine development center.
- October 25, 2016Free Quilting Talks, Workshop Planned
Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host a discussion and workshop titled “Quilting Then and Now: Giveaways, Swaps and Conversations.” It is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Admission is free.
- October 25, 2016First Nations Food Taster Nov. 4
The 16th annual First Nations Food Taster at Northern Michigan University will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in the Jacobetti Complex. Many of the menu items are inspired by the Decolonizing Diet Project, which celebrates Great Lakes indigenous foods and ingredients. Returning menu items include bison stew, three sisters’ casserole, pumpkin corn bread and sun butter cookies. New menu items include turkey stir-fry and mint wild rice salad.