As a biochemist working to develop new molecular methods for synthesizing treatments for drug-resistant cancers, Anita Mattson is combining the skill sets she developed at Northern Michigan University and in graduate school. Like her NMU professors, the Marquette native is also committed to involving undergraduate students in research. She leads the Mattson Group laboratory at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is the recipient of NMU's 2020 Alumni Achievement Award.
Sep. 21, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University Admissions is presenting a Northern Nights virtual open house from Monday, Oct. 5 - Friday, Oct. 9.
Sep. 21, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University Admissions will host a virtual Transfer Week from Monday, Oct. 12 – Saturday, Oct. 17. The week includes activities planned specifically for NMU transfer students.
The COVID-19 virus has led many people to pivot their careers and try something new. Northern Michigan University alumna Anna Dravland (AT '13, BS '14) was inspired to reinvent herself professionally, not only in the context of the virus but also after suffering a massive stroke. The Spread Goodness Day founder has approached the challenge with her signature positivity.
Northern Michigan University's food pantry helps students reduce anxiety, prioritize other financial obligations, stay continuously enrolled and realize they aren't alone, according to a survey conducted earlier this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has created additional stressors for people like NMU sports science major Mary Ann, who was laid-off from her job in March and sought help from the pantry out of concern for her 7-year-old daughter.
Sep. 17, 2020 —
The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings via Zoom at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 and Wednesday, Oct. 7. Those who may be interested in attending the next academy are invited to sit in on one of the virtual presentations, which will last about an hour.
Sep. 16, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University's week-long Homecoming celebration for alumni, community members and students will be modified because of the COVID-19 virus.