Around NMU

NMU Sees Increase in First-Year Students

Sep. 7, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University's incoming first-year students, along with the number of credit hours they are taking, both increased by more than 10% for only the second time since 2000, according to its 10th day enrollment report. NMU has also increased the total population served through its many learning options and its Educational Access Network, which delivers broadband to a number of previously underserved U.P. locations.

Shipping Container Aids Indoor Ag Program

Sep. 7, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University's indoor agriculture program has received a special delivery to enhance education, research and partnership opportunities. A new shipping container that houses a state-of-the-art growing center is located just outside of the Jacobetti Complex. Its operation will be supervised by students and the produce it generates will be distributed to NMU's hospitality management program and campus dining facilities.

Campus Closeup: Emily Lanctot

Sep. 7, 2021 —
Emily Lanctot wakes up bright and early every day to devote an hour or more to doing what she loves: working in her home art studio. Some days, she spends this time conducting research for her artwork. Other days, she is hands-on in her creative mode, working on one of her many ongoing projects. These include a series for an upcoming show at the Copper Country Community Arts Center that revolves around domestic landscapes and architectural facades that become so familiar they go unnoticed.

NMU Among Top Grad School Programs

Sep. 2, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University is one of Abound's 2021 Top Grad School Programs. It earned the distinction based on qualities that most effectively address the needs of non-traditional students: affordability, flexible scheduling, a range of quality academic programs and degrees that help students advance in their fields. 

NMU Hosts Marquette/Alger College Fair

Sep. 2, 2021 —
Northern Michigan University's Admissions Office is hosting the Marquette/Alger Counties College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Jacobetti Complex commons. Representatives from colleges and universities across the Midwest, along with the Armed Forces and ROTC programs, will participate. High school juniors and seniors and their parents are welcome to attend.