November 2023

Finnish American Heritage Center Joins UPLINK

Nov. 30, 2023 —
The Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock—formerly part of shuttered Finlandia University and now managed by Finlandia Foundation National—has joined UPLINK, an effort to digitize Upper Peninsula historical materials to facilitate online access and preservation. The Central U.P. and Northern Michigan University Archives hosts the UPLINK website and is the principal service site in the region.

NMU Hosts 'A Two Hearted Tale' Film Screenings

Nov. 27, 2023 —
Northern Michigan University's DeVos Art Museum will host screenings of the film, A Two Hearted Tale, a heartfelt look at the history of the iconic trout label adorning the Bell's Brewing IPA by that name and its eccentric artist, Ladislav Hanka. Daily screenings will take place at 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Dec. 15, with an additional 7 p.m. screening on Thursdays. A special screening at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in room 165 of the Art and Design Building will feature a Q&A with the filmmakers afterward via Zoom.

Noah Richardson Performs at NMU

Nov. 21, 2023 —
Up-and-coming Philadelphia-based musical artist Noah Richardson will perform at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Northern Center grand ballroms. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the opening act, Iridescence. Registration is required through The Hub, where NMU students are free of charge, and the general public pays $10.

Student Leads Epilepsy Awareness Effort

Nov. 17, 2023 —
Liz Preston recently discovered what many other Northern Michigan University students have come to realize: that if they present an ambitious idea they want to pursue, NMU personnel will typically lend an attentive ear, support and helpful resources that will increase their chances of making it a reality. Preston, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at 14, wanted to promote Epilepsy Awareness Month on campus and in the community in November.