Two NMU students and two alumni successfully completed their quest to circumnavigate Lake Superior by kayak to raise awareness of the importance of clean water and funding for nonprofits that protect the Great Lakes. They departed in May and paddled the final leg of their 1,500-mile journey into Presque Isle beach Aug. 30.
Aug. 31, 2018 —
The Northern Climate Network will host a Marquette Climate March from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Marquette Commons. Marquette is among thousands of cities creating awareness for environmental change and participating in the People’s Climate Movement this year.
Aug. 30, 2018 —
An award-winning documentary that explores the history of the Finnish-American cooperative movement, with a focus on Settlers Co-op in Bruce Crossing, will be screened at Northern Michigan University. The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU will present Co-operatively Yours at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free.
Aug. 30, 2018 —
For nearly two decades, the Sonderegger Symposium at Northern Michigan University has celebrated the history, life and culture of the Upper Peninsula. The NMU Center for Upper Peninsula Studies will present the 18th installment on Friday, Sept. 7, in the Whitman Hall commons.
Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy recently held its graduation ceremony. Fourteen recruits were given certificates of completion after 16 weeks of training that revolves around a curriculum set forth by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). For more information regarding the NMU Regional Police Academy, call 906-227-1408. The following recruits graduated: