Northern Michigan University ranks 2nd among small public schools nationwide that have been designated 2020-21 Military Friendly Schools by VIQTORY Media. This is Northern's third-consecutive appearance in the Top 10 and its highest placement. NMU is the only Michigan institution in the Top 10 rankings for that category.
The NMU Quiz Bowl team is awaiting word on a possible return to the national championship after competing in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) sectional Feb. 8 in Minneapolis. Sophomore Jakob Lippert was the second-highest individual scorer among 47 players at the tourney.
Northern Michigan University History Professor Emeritus Russell Magnaghi will present “The Upper Peninsula of Wisconsin?” as part of the Beaumier Lecture Series at NMU. The free talk will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the seminar room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center in Gries Hall.