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The Uniting Neighbors In The Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference is aimed at informing the NMU and greater-Marquette area of the different types of perspectives and points of view, with the ultimate goal of helping people think differently about diversity and inclusion.


The 10th annual UNITED Conference was held September 20-29, 2015. UNITED is NMU's yearly diversity conference and is open to the public. To view video streams of most of the 2015 UNITED Conference presentations, click here.  The conference concludes with an artist reception at DeVos Art Museum, Friday, Sept. 25, and a Northern Nights concert Tuesday, Sept. 29.


Previous Conferences

Videos of presentations and performances of previous UNITED conferences are available for people to experience and enjoy for years to come. See presentations from

Award-winning author Alexandra FullerExpert on the Underground RailroadTracy Schwarz and Ginny HawkerFounder of transathlete.com and Men’s Team USA triathleteTaiwanese, Chinese and Asian musical fusion

The 10th Annual UNITED Conference featured guest speakers, exhibits, concerts, artists and films covering a plethora of topics. View presentations.

Presentation Submissions

If you have ideas for a 2016 presentation please submit them here.