Nov. 21, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a holiday cabaret of musical and dance performances from a variety of bonafide holiday classics on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Northern Center.
Northern Michigan University offers the top accredited RN to BSN program in Michigan, according to 2020 rankings compiled by nursingprocess.org. NMU's fully online program can be completed in as little as four semesters. It allows registered nurses to increase their earnings potential and create pathways to graduate education and leadership positions while gaining skills applicable to their current workplace.
There are no forensic pathology services in the Upper Peninsula to aid in criminal investigations and prosecutions, but Northern Michigan University is a central player in the effort to change that. As discussed at a Nov. 20 meeting of U.P. law enforcement and prosecutors on campus, NMU would be a logical host site for a forensic pathologist, based on its complementary forensic anthropology expertise and research facilities.
NMU biology professor John Bruggink shared his expertise with The Washington Post for a story on a rare three-antlered deer photographed in the U.P. woods by former state representative Steve Lindberg. Bruggink commented on what's been described as a "one in a million" find, while also providing a possible explanation for the third antler. Read the full story here.
Nov. 18, 2019 —
Northern's public relations program is nearing the end of its first semester in the College of Business. It moved from what is now the Communication and Media Studies Department as part of a larger Academic Affairs restructuring process. The two faculty members directly impacted agree that it is rare for PR to fall under the College of Business organizational umbrella at universities, yet it is a natural fit with closely connected programs such as marketing.