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'North of the 45th' Art Exhibit at NMU

Jun. 22, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum is hosting its 14th Annual North of the 45th juried exhibition for artists living north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The show runs through Friday, July 30. A closing reception is scheduled that night at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. talk by this year's juror, Ron Platt, chief curator at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

SLFP Thanks Campus Mentors, Seeks More

Jun. 9, 2021 —
The NMU Student Leader Fellowship Program expresses its appreciation to the following faculty and staff members who served as mentors for the program. For one academic year, they acted as a role model, adviser and friend to a Student Fellow by providing guidance and support to the students as they strive to become leaders of their communities through service. The SLFP also seeks new mentors from campus or the broader community. Contact

Biology Students Research Bird Species

Jun. 8, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University biology students are doing field research in Chocolay Township to determine how blood-borne pathogens affect the nesting patterns of white-throated sparrows. The work involves catching the birds in a mist net, banding them and collecting blood samples to test for two widespread pathogens impacting birds: avian malaria and West Nile Virus.