November 2021

Ngafeeson Applies Sabbatical Education to NMU

Alumnus Joins SmartZone and Invent@NMU

Nov. 19, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University alumnus David Kronberg was recently appointed the first director of entrepreneurial services and outreach for Innovate Marquette SmartZone. As part of his new role, he directs the student-powered idea incubator, Invent@NMU. He is also focused on building both resources and relationships with local entrepreneurs and tech startups to foster a robust, supportive business and startup ecosystem in Marquette.

Rural Health Essay Winners Announced

Nov. 19, 2021 —
The Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health announced the winners of its essay competition for high school seniors on National Rural Health Day Nov. 18. This year's topic was the shortage of paramedics and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel in the Upper Peninsula, which was exacerbated by the pandemic. Students were asked to address how EMS agencies and communities could interact and build and strengthen relationships that would enhance recruitment, retention and overall success.

Campus Closeup: Grant Langdon

Nov. 18, 2021 —
When stepping into Grant Langdon's office at Northern Michigan University, a classy array of Star Wars paraphernalia greets you. One cannot help but notice the welcoming environment Langdon establishes through this aesthetic display of his own personal interests, not to mention the warm smile he often bears whenever spotted on campus. 

NMU Presents 'Elf the Musical'

Nov. 18, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance will present Elf the Musical, a comedic holiday musical based on the well-known movie. Show times in Forest Roberts Theatre are at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 3-4 and Wednesday-Saturday, Dec. 8-11. A sensory friendly Theatre for All performance will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.