- March 20, 2018Goodman Joins Iron County Prosecutor's Office
NMU alumna Hannah Goodman (BS Psychology) is the new part-time chief assistant prosecutor in the Iron County Prosecutor’s Office. She has worked for the past several years at the Law Office of Steven J. Tinti, with locations in Crystal Falls and Norway. After graduating from NMU, Goodman continued her education at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing. She has been practicing law since 2011.
- March 20, 2018Immigrant Iron Miners Focus of NMU Event
A presentation titled “Pasties, Beer, Revolution and God: Immigrant Miners and Their Communities on the Marquette Iron Range, 1900-1930” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29, in room 126 of the Learning Resources Center at Northern Michigan University. This “Evening at the Archives” event is hosted by the Central U.P. and NMU Archives as part of NMU’s Diversity Common Reader Program.
- March 19, 2018NMU Group Offers Free Tax Return Help
Northern Michigan University’s Beta Alpha Psi is offering free income tax return assistance to students and community members. The program is offered from 5-7 p.m. in the University Center Trading Lab every Tuesday and Thursday through April 12, with the exception of spring break week March 5-9.
- March 19, 2018NCLL Hosts St. Vinnie's Tour
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a “Behind the Scenes at St. Vinnie’s” tour and presentation. It will be held from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at St. Vincent de Paul, which is located at 2119 Presque Isle in Marquette.
- March 19, 2018NCLL Explores NMU Broadband
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a “Northern Michigan University Broadband and Education for Everyone” presentation. It will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, April 3, in room 111B of NMU’s Learning Resources Center.
- March 19, 2018O'Connor Honored by Michigan Irish-American Chamber
NMU alumnus David O’Connor (BS 1996) received the President’s Leadership Award from the Michigan Irish-American Chamber of Commerce (MIACC) at its annual gala on March 13 in Detroit. Dignitaries who attended included the mayor of County Cork, Ireland. O’Connor is founder, past president and board member of the MIACC. The chamber works to advance the business, culture, education and civic welfare of Michigan citizens of Irish descent. It is part of Irish Network USA.
- March 19, 2018NMU Hosts Gun Control Debate
Northern Michigan University will host a gun control debate at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. The debate will include two participants: former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Joel Rubin, who is now an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University; and John Lott Jr., Fox News columnist and president of the newly formed Crime Prevention Research Center.
- March 18, 2018NMU 'Teachers of Promise' Attend Education Summit
Northern Michigan University education students Jennie Baker of Munising and Amy Burley of Marquette were among the "Teachers of Promise" who attended the Governor's Education and Talent Summit March 12-13 in Novi. The Network of Michigan Educators invited universities to select their top two pre-service teachers for the designation. The students were honored at a banquet and had an opportunity to network with education leaders from across the state at the conference.
- March 16, 2018Three-Minute Thesis Winners Advance
The two winners of Northern Michigan University's inaugural Three-Minute Thesis competition will advance to the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools' regional competition April 6 in Grand Rapids. Tianli Kilpatrick, a master's degree candidate in English, earned first place and the People's Choice Award for her presentation, titled "The Immortal Jellyfish, and Other Things That Don't Know About Love." William Brown, a biology student, finished second with "Development of Rapid HIV Diagnostic Assay Using Isothermal Amplification Coupled with Peptide Nuclear Acid and Gold Nanoparticle Colorimetric Detection."
- March 16, 2018Batchelor Lends Expertise on Tax Rates
NMU College of Business Professor Trent Batchelor provided expert commentary for WalletHub’s recent comparison of tax rates in the 50 states and the District of Columbia against national medians. Batchelor teaches tax and advanced accounting at NMU. WalletHub ranked states according to their income, sales and excise, real estate and vehicle taxes, and by overall tax impact based on the cost-of-living index. Too see the comparison and read Batchelor’s commentary, click here.