January 2022

NMU Plans Listening Sessions for Presidential Search

Jan. 20, 2022 —
Northern Michigan University faculty, staff and students, and the broader community, are invited to provide input at virtual listening sessions hosted by the NMU presidential search advisory committee and Parker Executive Search, as they develop a position description for NMU's next president. Six sessions are scheduled Jan. 26-28. All will be held in a Zoom webinar format, with the ability to view and type comments or questions for onscreen panelists.

NMU Hockey Endowment Will Heighten Program

Jan. 18, 2022 —
Marquette couple Bob Cowell and Kathleen Olivier have established a multi-year, $1 million endowment for Northern Michigan University's hockey program. The longtime Wildcat fans said they hope their gift serves as a “catalyst” for generating additional private support critical to helping NMU compete with larger Division I programs in recruiting top talent and achieving sustained success.

New Webinar with Book Authors Debuts

Jan. 14, 2022 —
Lynn Domina, Northern Michigan University English department head and professor, is launching a new webinar series titled "Let's Talk Books at NMU" on Friday, Jan. 21. Each month, she will invite a scholar with a recently published book to join her for a discussion of their work. The webinars will be held at 1 p.m. the third Friday of each month. The public is invited to join.