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English graduate students and faculty members from Northern Michigan University delved into environmental fiction and ecocriticism during a stay on Granite Island.  NMU is the only public university in the nation to offer a course held in a lighthouse. The immersive experience included outdoor exploration, group discussions, community building and deep writing time. Check out the full article here: <a href="https://news.nmu.edu/island-experience-inspires-writers">Island</a> In addition to other forms of financial aid, students can also apply for graduate assistant positions, scholarships, hourly jobs, grants, and other aid. Learn more on our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/financial-aid-funding">Financial Aid & Funding Page<a>.Starting graduate school can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Explore our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/welcome">Graduate Student Welcome Page</a> or quick guide to <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/78">NMU Resources</a>. Northern Michigan University has a guide to the preparation of theses. Information about preparation and submission of a thesis is <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/32">located here.</a> All theses are submitted electronically to <a href="http://commons.nmu.edu/theses/">The Commons</a>. Learn about the cultural perspectives that our diverse graduate student body can offer. One of our new MFA cohorts, Katherine Belliel, joins us after spending years living in Turkey. Please read the following <a href="https://news.nmu.edu/node/827?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=140220">article</a> detailing her experiences, and what led her to join us at Northern!

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