The English department at Northern Michigan University will kick off its annual Visiting Writers Series with a reading by notable essayist and author Nicole Walker from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. The reading will be in Jamrich Hall 1318 and is open to the public. The event is the first of several that will take place on campus throughout the 2018-19 academic year.
Sep. 13, 2018 —
The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room B-12 of the Solin Business Center at Gogebic Community College.
NMU Senior Tim Kruger has long been interested in woodworking, particularly furniture design. But “an epiphany” during a woodturning class led by Professor Jason Schneider convinced him to hone in on his true passion: teaching. Kruger was inspired to apply for a summer workshop at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colo., and received a scholarship to attend. Schneider also returned to “the Ranch,” where he had worked for a decade before joining NMU’s faculty, to teach two summer workshops.
Northern Michigan University's 2018 Homecoming celebration will feature a full slate of activities for alumni and community members Sept. 18-22. Special additions this year include a community-wide ice cream social, the unveiling and dedication of a new Wildcat statue on campus, the premiere of a documentary on the 1975 national champion football team and a dedication of The Woods student housing complex. The following events are free, unless otherwise indicated.
Sep. 12, 2018 —
Northern Michigan University will host the Marquette/Alger Counties College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Don H. Bottum University Center Great Lakes Rooms. The program will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. and is open to high school students and their parents.