Actress Diane Guerrero from Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin will speak at Northern Michigan University about her life and activism in the wake of her parents' deportation when she was 14. She will discuss her memoir, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Northern Center ballrooms.
Recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease will be the topic of the next Your Health presentation at Northern Michigan University. Scott Counts, associate professor of translational neuroscience at Michigan State University, will give the talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in Reynolds Recital Hall.
As part of Northern Michigan University's Visiting Writers Program, poet Jericho Brown will give a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17m in Jamrich 1100. Brown's first book, Please, won the American Book Award. His sophomore release, The New Testament, won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront and the Academy of American Poets.
Oct. 3, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University English professor and author James McCommons will present “George Shiras III vs. the Nature Fakers” at the next NMU Science on Tap event. McCommons' talk, which relates to his new book titled Camera Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography, will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. Admission is free.