Press Box


  • October 16, 2018
    Research Fellows Present Work Oct. 25

    NMU Honors Program student Aaron Rochow researched the political and economic institutions in the neighboring African countries of Botswana and Zimbabwe to better understand their different development paths. The Wildcat football player traveled to Botswana through a Lundin Summer Research Fellowship. He and four other students will give presentations on their summer projects at an Oct. 25 event honoring donor Rich Lundin.

  • October 16, 2018
    Dutch Saxophonist Performs at NMU

    Dutch saxophonist Hans de Jong will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Northern Michigan University's Reynolds Recital Hall as part of the Siril Concert Series. Admission is free.

  • October 16, 2018
    NMU, STARS Orchestras Present Joint Concert

    The NMU Orchestra and the STARS Youth Orchestra will give a joint performance at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, in Reynolds Recital Hall. They will perform three movements of the "Capriol Suite" by Peter Warlock. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • October 15, 2018
    Invent@NMU Launches First Kiosk

    Invent@NMU launched its first kiosk Oct. 11 in Gogebic County. The kiosk allows inventors and entrepreneurs to learn about the services offered, submit an idea for a product or business and receive a response from the Invent@NMU team within three business days. It will rotate locations throughout Ironwood, Bessemer and Wakefield. Read the Ironwood Daily Globe story on the launch here. Invent@NMU is also featured in the most recent issue of The Review, the official magazine of the Michigan Municipal League. Read the story on page nine here.

  • October 12, 2018
    Nicholas on National Benchmarking Board

    Jason Nicholas, director of NMU Institutional Research and Analysis, is on the advisory board for a new national benchmarking project focusing on nonacademic support units at four-year institutions across the country. These units range from financial aid, advisement centers and libraries to dining services, housing and buildings/grounds. The project will analyze their structure, staffing, efficiency and effectiveness. It will also generate data to help drive resource allocation and other decision-making related to support units.

  • October 12, 2018
    Alumnus Named to Craft Beverage Council

    NMU alumnus Richard Anderson ('78 MA) of Thompsonville will represent small distillers on the newly reformed Michigan Craft Beverage Council. He was recently appointed by the governor to a three-year term expiring Sept. 30, 2021. Anderson is the owner and spirits operations officer for Iron Fish Distillery. Some issues the council will address include: awarding grants for research into winemaking, hops, barley, beer and spirits; conducting market surveys and analysis; and offering programs that encourage agricultural elements related to Michigan's craft beverage industries.

  • October 12, 2018
    NMU Hosts Latin Music and Dancing Event

    Northern Michigan University will celebrate Latino heritage by bringing one of Michigan’s top Latin bands, Orquesta Tradición, to campus for a performance in Jamrich Hall on Friday, Oct. 26. The public is invited free of charge. Orquesta Tradición is from the Grand Rapids area. The group plays South American and Caribbean-influenced salsa, merengue, bachata and cumbia music popular throughout Latin America.

  • October 11, 2018
    NMU Screens 'Phantom of the Opera' Silent Film

    Northern Michigan University’s French program is presenting its 11th annual classic silent film with grand piano accompaniment. The Phantom of the Opera, a 1925 horror film with English subtitles starring Lon Chaney in the title role, will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Ontario room of the University Center. Admission is free. Pianist Robert Buchkoe will provide the music.

  • October 11, 2018
    Tapestry Weaving Workshop Offered

    The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will present a three-part tapestry weaving workshop as part of its upcoming exhibition, Ancestral Women.  Award-winning weaver Mary Burns, whose work resides in private homes across the nation and reflects her love of northern woodlands and waters, will lead the workshop. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 26. 

  • October 11, 2018
    Australian Band Pond to Perform at NMU

    The Australian psychedelic rock band Pond will perform at Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Oct. 27. The opening acts will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Tickets will be sold at the doors, in cash only. No presale tickets will be available. Admission is free to NMU students and $10 for the public/non-students.  The show is hosted by NoMAD (Northern Michigan Artist Development).