Drag Cabaret at NMU

May. 15, 2024 —
Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance will kick off Pride Month with a Drag Cabaret at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 1 and 2, in the Panowski Black Box Theatre. An opening night party on Thursday will feature food, beverages, music, a photo booth and a meet and greet with the cast and team.

NMU Rec Sports Staff Featured

May. 14, 2024 —
The three leaders of the "small but mighty" NMU Rec Sports team are featured in the cover story of the May/June issue of "CAMPUS REC" magazine. All are alumni who worked there as students. Tricia Bush stayed in her hometown after graduation and is director of campus recreation. John Fancher returned after a stint in the Pacific Northwest running and opening successful bike shops to serve as intramural sports and outdoor equipment manager. Katie Moe completed a graduate assistantship and took a job at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, but came back to NMU a short time later.

Grad Promoted at Conservancy of Southwest Florida

May. 13, 2024 —
Northern Michigan University 1995 alumna Michele Arquette-Palermo has been promoted by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida from water policy manager to the newly created executive-level role of chief program officer, according to a CSF press release. She completed a bachelor's degree in biology/ecology from NMU and also some graduate-level coursework in biology, ecology, botany and fisheries management.