Jill Compton, director of internal audit and risk management at Northern Michigan University, is a 2021 Excellence in Service Award recipient. She was asked to co-chair the Safety and Risk Enforcement Logistics team and, according to her award description, “took this responsibility seriously and provided outstanding leadership.”
David Lindbeck, a 2001 NMU alumnus, will assume his new role as principal at Kingsford High School on July 1. The Iron River native taught four years in residential treatment for students with emotional/behavioral disorders in Illinois and Wisconsin. He also taught high school special education for a combined 15 years in Waterford and Wausaukee, Wis.
The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees set tuition and fees for the 2021-22 academic year today. It also continued to recognize the ongoing financial stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with the approval of a grant program that will use federal stimulus money to lower students' overall costs.
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The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold a special virtual meeting at noon Monday, June 28. The meeting will be live-streamed on YouTube at: https://bit.ly/nmuavstreaming. For the agenda and supporting materials, visit nmu.edu/boardbook.
A team of Northern Michigan University faculty and student researchers contributed to Snapshot USA, the first coordinated nationwide mammal survey that consisted of 1,509 motion-activated camera traps from 110 sites across all 50 states. The data was published June 8 in the journal Ecology.
Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum is hosting its 14th Annual North of the 45th juried exhibition for artists living north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The show runs through Friday, July 30. A closing reception is scheduled that night at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. talk by this year's juror, Ron Platt, chief curator at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
The NMU Student Leader Fellowship Program expresses its appreciation to the following faculty and staff members who served as mentors for the program. For one academic year, they acted as a role model, adviser and friend to a Student Fellow by providing guidance and support to the students as they strive to become leaders of their communities through service. The SLFP also seeks new mentors from campus or the broader community. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will open a new exhibition on the architectural history of Northern Michigan University titled “A Beautiful Location” on Saturday, June 12. The exhibition looks at how NMU progressed from a campus with one building in a remote part of Marquette, to its expansion as a modern campus of the 1960s, to its wired community of today.