Northern Michigan University senior Kyle Flickinger will graduate on Saturday with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry. The Brimley native excelled academically, earning a summer research fellowship for his work with the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center, among other honors. But by supplementing STEM with diverse extracurricular activities ranging from athletics to music to theater, he is truly leaving NMU with a well-rounded education.
NMU will host a highly interactive Business After Hours open to the general public from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Harden Hall (formerly the Learning Resources Center). The event will demonstrate how technology is enhancing the facility's services and resources for both community and educational use.
NMU's Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) is expressing its appreciation for faculty and staff members who served as mentors over the past year. It also is recruiting new mentors for 2019-20. The following individuals acted as role models, providing guidance and support to Student Fellows as they strive to become leaders of their communities through service:
The Marquette County Conservation District and Megan McConville, a Northern Michigan University professor who specializes in water chemistry, are seeking volunteers to help clean up trash and debris from Whetstone Brook and its surrounding banks. Crews will meet at Founders Landing, where the tributary spills into Lake Superior, at 10 a.m. and work until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Prizes and lunch will be included. Volunteers should wear boots and gloves.