Press Box


  • November 14, 2018
    Truckey 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, 2018
    NMU'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 12, 2018
    NMU 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, 2018
    UGRAD 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, 2018
    Pakistani 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, 2018
    Reflecting 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, 2018
    NMU 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, 2018
    Alumnus 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, 2018
    NCLL 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, 2018
    NCLL 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.