After a year-long hiatus, the One Book One Community program is making its comeback with a new name and new partner. Two Books Two Communities expands the 13-year program with two book selections—both about the Great Lakes—and a variety of events being held in both Marquette and Munising.
Inspired by the death of a longtime friend at the age of 20—likely attributed in part to a sedentary, unhealthy lifestyle—exercise science graduate student Abdul Alaqil plans to focus his career on health promotion activities geared toward the pediatric population. He also established a foundation for that cause in his native Saudi Arabia.
NMU Forest Roberts Theatre and Dance faculty members Bill Digneit, Paul Truckey and Jill Grundstrom recently ventured abroad with 15 students to London and Paris. The faculty led students on theatre and dance excursions ranging from traditional to experimental, as well as historical and cultural experiences.