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The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will open a new exhibition titled “From Chalk to Light Boards: Technology at NMU.” The exhibition will feature dozens of artifacts, not only from the Beaumier Center’s collection, but from offices and storage facilities as well. A free opening reception with food and refreshments will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the center’s Gries Hall gallery.
The Beaumier Center will also host a related roundtable discussion titled "NMU’s Laptop Initiative: 20 Years Later," which will detail the process behind how NMU was able to provide each student with their own laptop computer. This event will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Admission is free and open to the public.
The exhibition will be on display through May 2019.