The Northern Michigan University Department of Music will present a choral concert with a global theme at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Titled "A Journey Around the World," the choirs will perform music from several different countries, including Sweden, South Korea, the Philippines and more. Admission is free.
Feb. 20, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University's Department of Music will present a free Piano Duet Festival beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The festival will showcase the work of local piano teachers Esther Barrington and Nancy Railey, along with their students. Local pianist Lynne Lanczy will also perform.
Feb. 20, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University is one of the two Michigan universities that appear on the “Most Affordable Four-Year Colleges and Universities by State” listing released by University Headquarters (HQ).
Feb. 18, 2020 —
Journalist and media historian Gilad Halpern will present “The Role of the Media in Democratic Decline" at Northern Michigan University. His talk and a Q&A session will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in Peninsula 5 in the Northern Center. It is free and open to the public.
Northern Michigan University will present its Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the Mead Auditorium in West Science. The public is invited. Graduate students and McNair scholars will showcase their theses in three minutes with only one slide and language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
NMU and the EcoReps student organization are sponsoring a “Big Green Idea” challenge designed to make Northern a more sustainable campus. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to submit proposals. The winning individual or small team proposal will be awarded $500 and Eco Reps will contribute $5,000 toward implementing the project.
When Northern Michigan University graduate student Katherine Belliel first visited Turkey, she said her “soul felt like it had come home.” The Grand Rapids native ended up living in the country for 15 years, until a failed coup attempt convinced her to return with her family to the United States. Her time abroad inspired Belliel to co-edit Expat Sofra: Culinary Tales of Foreign Women in Turkey.