August 2023

Carl Holm's Legacy Honored

Aug. 23, 2023 —
Northern Michigan University held a dedication ceremony for a memorial display case and named annual scholarship honoring the legacy of Carl Holm, an NMU alumnus who worked 42 years in Housing and Residence Life, retiring as its director. A committee of colleagues, friends and family raised more than $15,000 for both projects.

Domina Publishes 'Inland Sea' Poetry Book

Aug. 18, 2023 —
Lake Superior and Marquette factor prominently in a newly published poetry collection, Inland Sea, by Northern Michigan University English Professor Lynn Domina. The title not only reflects content about the natural environment that has provided ample creative inspiration since she moved to the area eight years ago. It is also a metaphorical reference to humans' spiritual and psychological inland seas. 

Papin Promoted to Sports Editor at Minot Newspaper

Aug. 17, 2023 —
Northern Michigan University 2014 BFA alumnus Adam Papin has been promoted from sports reporter to sports editor at The Minot Daily News in North Dakota. The newspaper reported that prior to joining its staff in May, Papin was editor of The Paulding County Progress, a weekly newspaper in Paulding County, Ohio. In that role, he was responsible for both the news and sports editorial content, as well as providing leadership to staff and freelance writers and photographers.

NMU Hosts Statewide Wood Energy Workshop

Aug. 16, 2023 —
Northern Michigan University will host a statewide wood energy workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. This interactive workshop will bring together leaders from Michigan's forest products industry, policy makers, researchers, conservation officials, engineers, economic development experts, loggers and others interested in forest-based renewable energy technologies.