- November 12, 2018NMU Launches Podcast Series
NMU recently unveiled Something Curious, a new podcast series targeting current and prospective NMU students. The podcast aims to connect community through conversation, highlighting aspects of the university and the Marquette area. This series will address subjects that relate to NMU’s core values: community, opportunity, inclusion, rigor, environment, connections and innovation.
- November 12, 2018UGRAD Student from Philippines Attends NMU
Josh Cahatol, from the Province of Bohol in the Philippines, is one of three students attending NMU this fall as a participant in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD). The program is designed to increase students’ understanding of the United States and give them opportunities to take academic coursework and participate in other community activities.
- November 9, 2018Pakistani Exchange Student Enjoying NMU
The International Education Services Office at NMU is collaborating with World Learning to bring students from other nations to campus for cultural exchange and opportunities to learn at American institutions. Ahmad is one student attending NMU this fall through the Global UGRAD Pakistan Program (IREX), which enables youth leaders from underserved populations across Pakistan to have opportunities to study abroad. He was selected for the program by his alma mater back home.
- November 8, 2018Reflecting on WWI Impact on NMU
Veterans Day on Nov. 11 coincides with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Under the leadership of President James Kaye, Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) participated in WWI regionally, nationally and abroad. War-time concerns were exacerbated by another significant threat a century ago: a Spanish flu pandemic that ultimately shut down Northern for three months in the fall 1918 semester.
- November 8, 2018NMU Screens 'Trudell'
Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association will screen the documentary Trudell at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Whitman Hall commons. The event is free and open to the public.
- November 8, 2018Alumnus Joins UPHS-Marquette
NMU alumnus and podiatrist Dr. Brad Benson ('10) has returned to his hometown to join UP Health System-Marquette. He said his training has provided him with a diverse background in all foot and ankle problems, but one of his passions is limb salvage, especially in the diabetic cohort. Benson went to medical school at Kent State University and served as a podiatric medicine and surgery resident at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. After completing his residency, Benson decided to move back to Marquette. Read the full UPHS announcement here.
- November 8, 2018NCLL Addresses Traveling Solo with Grandkids
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Traveling Solo with Grandchildren” from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 26. Traveling grandmas will present tips and tricks on setting expectations, planning and flexibility while describing their own experiences and trips to Washington D.C., Quebec and Maritime Canada with school-age children.
- November 8, 2018NCLL Offers Wine Program
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Proper Wine for the Occasion” from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Zephyr. The registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 30.
- November 7, 2018NMU Students Attend PRSSA Conference
Eleven Northern Michigan University students attended the annual Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference marking the 50th anniversary of the organization. The group traveled to Austin, Texas, and attended several workshops and sessions with internationally renowned speakers. Presenters included Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, and Jonathan Mildenhall, former vice president of marketing at the Coca-Cola Corporation and current chief marketing officer for Airbnb.
- November 7, 2018NCLL Hosts Lambeau Field Trip
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided, behind-the-scenes ‘Legendary Tour’ of Lambeau Field and the Packers Hall of Fame, along with a visit to the Botanical "Garden of Lights" on Friday, Dec. 14. The registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 16. The bus tour will leave Marquette at 7:30 a.m. and return at about midnight.