- November 16, 2018NCLL Presents 'Summer Rounds' Author Talk
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation by local author B.G. Bradley on his latest Hunter Lake novel, Summer Rounds. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. The registration deadline is Tuesday, Dec. 4.
- November 16, 2018NCLL Offers Talk on Medicinal Plant Chemistry
The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on Northern Michigan University's medicinal plant chemistry program. Mark Paulsen, head of the NMU Department of Chemistry, will discuss the program, answer related questions and lead an optional tour of the new lab that is under construction from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, in West Science room 2902. The registration deadline is Thursday, Dec. 6.
- November 16, 2018NMU Presents 'Lighting Up the Holidays'
Northern Michigan University will host its 31st annual Lighting Up the Holidays, a free family event for campus and community members. It will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the University Center.
- November 15, 2018Invent@NMU Launches Calumet Kiosk
Invent@NMU launched a remote kiosk at Keweenaw Coffee Works in Calumet this week—its second in the Upper Peninsula. 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. Read a Mining Gazette story on the launch here. Invent@NMU placed its first remote kiosk in Gogebic County in October.
- November 15, 2018NMU Program Earns Innovation Award
Northern Michigan University’s bachelor of science degree in applied workplace leadership received the 2018 Innovation in Transfer Award today at the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) annual conference in Frankenmuth. The online program enables individuals holding an associate of applied science degree from any community college to ladder to a bachelor’s degree that will qualify them for management positions.
- November 15, 2018NMU Day of Giving Nov. 27
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, Northern Michigan University will hold a Day of Giving to coincide with the global charitable event, Giving Tuesday. As happened last year, faculty, staff, friends and alumni will come together at this special time to give and pledge resources. This year the focus is on support for the Northern Fund, the Flexible Aid Fund, student scholarships and the NMU Food Pantry.
- November 15, 2018Alumnus Wins $50K for School
NMU alumnus Matthew Barbercheck ('11 AAS, '14 BA), who teaches welding and woodworking at Republic-Michigamme Schools, has won $50,000 for his school. He was one of 15 second-place winners of the 2018 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. A representative of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools made a surprise presentation of a large rolling tool box and big check. Barbercheck can spend $15,000 of it at his discretion and the rest will go to the school's skilled trades program. See the TV6 story here.
- November 14, 2018Truckey Receives State Award
Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU, was awarded the Peninsulas Prize by the Michigan Museums Association at its annual meeting Oct. 29 in Dearborn. The statewide prize honors an individual or organization that has demonstrated the significance and impact of community engagement over the last year.
- November 13, 2018NMU's BEAR Center Partners with Schools
Students who present behavioral difficulties in western Marquette County schools will gain greater access to applied behavior analysis services through a new collaboration with the Behavioral Education Assessment and Research (BEAR) Center at Northern Michigan University. NMU students will also gain practical experience before they graduate and become practitioners. The Western Marquette County Health Foundation (WMCHF) spearheaded the project.
- November 13, 2018Dietz Honored at Veterans Day Concert
At the Northern Michigan University Veterans Day Concert on Nov. 11, distinguished student veteran Traci Dietz received a commemorative coin from President Fritz Erickson for her dedicated time and service.