'Northern Pride' is NMU's New Alma Mater

Husic to Direct New Center for the Environment

May. 21, 2024 —
Diane White Husic, a 1981 biochemistry graduate and vice president of the NMU Alumni Advisory Board, has been appointed the inaugural leader of the new Center for the Environment at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. She will assume her new post in July. Husic currently serves as the founding dean of the Center for Scholarship, Research and Creative Endeavors at Moravian University in Bethlehem, Penn. She also directs Moravian's environmental academic programs and is a professor in its Department of Biological Sciences.  

Students Earn MAB Awards

May. 16, 2024 —
May multimedia journalism graduate Kobe Manzo won two of the three awards presented in the College Visual Sports Feature category by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. WUPX Station Manager Lauren Lahtinen and Assistant Station Manager Sam Colburn won two statewide awards in the College Audio category. Multimedia production major Trevor Forsythe won the Stephen A. Marks Foundation Scholarship, awarded annually to one NMU student who exhibits professional promise within the broadcast industry. All were among 13 Northern Michigan University students who attended the MAB Student Broadcast Awards event in Lansing.

Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Launches Indigenous Website

May. 16, 2024 —
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University has launched a new website, "Walking Together - Finding Common Ground," as a companion to an exhibition by the same name that is touring Indigenous communities throughout the Upper Peninsula and the Midwest. The site includes historical information about Indigenous experiences in the Michigan Native American Boarding Schools, as well as interviews with boarding school survivors.