NMU's Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will host a Rise U.P. Women's March 2020 post-reception Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. The event will feature all-female speakers and musicians, along with a pop-up art show by female artists. PRSSA is highlighting several empowering NMU students, faculty and staff in advance of the march and reception. Here is the first of four installments recognizing their dedication.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced her second appointment to Northern Michigan University's Board of Trustees. Donna Murray-Brown of Detroit will fill a vacancy created by the resignation of a trustee who moved out of state. She is the president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association.
In each of the 40 years Marquette has had a Sister City relationship with Higashiomi, Japan, NMU's president has sponsored a student to attend the university. The 40th Japanese scholar, Ami Nakadera, recently delivered a letter from the mayor of her city to NMU President Fritz Erickson.