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  • October 23, 2017
    NMU Ramps Up Veterans Day Salute

    Northern Michigan University will ramp up its salute to area veterans at all Veteran’s Day home athletic events on Saturday, Nov. 11. In addition to free admission to most events for each veteran and a guest, along with an opportunity to stand and be recognized at all competitions, there will be a ceremony honoring veterans before the football game.

  • October 23, 2017
    NMU Board Approves Award Agreement

    The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved final terms of a $6.5 million investment award agreement from the Michigan Strategic Fund that will accelerate NMU’s effort to deliver high-speed educational broadband throughout the Upper Peninsula. NMU will move forward with its plan to build out and equip 64 cities and townships over a two-year period.

  • October 21, 2017
    NMU Hosts 109th Candidate Forum Tuesday

    NMU will host a forum featuring 109th State House District candidates Democrat Sara Cambensy and Republican Rich Rossway. Campus and community members are invited to serve as the audience for the event, which will be recorded at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Doors open at 6. TV6 will televise the forum from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. NMU public broadcasting, TV6 and the Mining Journal are collaborating on the event.

  • October 20, 2017
    NMU Classroom to be Dedicated to Henderson

    Northern Michigan University will hold a dedication ceremony for the Bobbie Marie Henderson ’75 Classroom from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Olson Library in the Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center. The naming will honor Roberta Henderson of Marquette, an NMU graduate (’75 MA) who served as professor of library science and reference librarian.

  • October 20, 2017
    NMU's Gonzo Media Screens 'Ali: Fear Eats the Soul'

    The Northern Michigan University Gonzo Media group will screen Ali: Fear Eats the Soul at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in room 165 of NMU’s Art and Design Building. The event is free for students and $1 for the public.

  • October 20, 2017
    Seminar Addresses Lampricide Effects on Sturgeon

    Lampricides are the primary weapon in the control of sea lamprey populations in the Great Lakes, but relatively little is known about their effects on non-targeted species. The Northern Michigan Biology Department will host a seminar addressing the impacts of the most common lampricide on sturgeon at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in 2701 West Science. The public is invited.

  • October 18, 2017
    Cold War Exhibit Opens Nov. 2

    Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will unveil its new “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibit on Thursday, Nov. 2. An opening reception is scheduled at 7 p.m.

  • October 18, 2017
    Haunted Theatre Returns to NMU

    Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will transform into a haunted house for its ninth annual Haunted Theatre. Among the new "scares" added this year is a gothic-themed dungeon. Performances are from 7-11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Oct. 28.

  • October 18, 2017
    NMU Screens Royal Ballet's 'Frankenstein'

    Northern Michigan University’s music department is presenting a screening of Frankenstein, performed by the Royal Ballet, as part of the Siril Cinema Series. The film will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in Forest Roberts Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and free for anyone under 18, along with NMU students, faculty and staff with ID.

  • October 18, 2017
    Haunting Poems Featured at Bards & Brews

    The Northern Michigan University English department will host "Something Wicked this Way Comes–Poems that Haunt" from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. This free event is part of the Bards & Brews creative reading series held every third Thursday of each month.