Patrick Myers of Lake Linden felt like he was missing out on the fulfilling college experience his friends were having at Northern Michigan University. After high school graduation, they enrolled at NMU and started telling him about the amazing campus environment and the incredible opportunities it offered. Myers was going to college elsewhere, but decided to transfer so he could also be part of Northern.
Eighteen students from Northern Michigan University's Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department recently attended the 2023 West Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) meeting hosted by DePaul University in Chicago. Undergraduates Mary Kelly and Eli Williams also presented their research projects.
Oct. 27, 2023 —
The Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health is partnering with the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan to offer Seizure Recognition and First Aid Training on Monday, Nov. 13. The training runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Northern Center's Peninsula II room. It's free and open to the public, thanks to funding from the Michigan Pediatric Epilepsy Project, but a reservation is required.
Oct. 26, 2023 —
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center is showing a virtual presentation of the Historical Society of Michigan's "History Hounds." Historian David Curtis Skaggs will examine decisive victories of the War of 1812 on the Great Lakes. The viewing will occur at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Jamrich Hall 1313. It is free and open to the public.
A Northern Michigan University associate professor published a scholarly book about British literature of World War II that looks at fictional British diplomats, officials and spies in books and films that respond to wartime Fascism and to the political instability of the postwar years.
A diverse group of Northern Michigan University biology students and professionals from state and federal wildlife agencies recently learned how to safely and ethically tranquilize animals during a three-day professional development course in wildlife chemical immobilization and handling at NMU.
Oct. 23, 2023 —
Northern Michigan University's Department of Biology has introduced “Be Well in Weston," a program designed to make it easy to participate in fun physical and mental health activities on campus and promote well-being for faculty, staff and students.
Oct. 20, 2023 —
The Northern Michigan University Orchestra, under the direction of Barbara Rhyneer, is holding a concert at the Reynolds Recital Hall. They are performing with “Symphony Strings” from Marquette High School in a concert titled, “You Will be Found.” The 7:30 p.m. performance on Tuesday, Oct. 24, is free and open to the public.
Oct. 20, 2023 —
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Northern Michigan University Theatre and Dance invites youth ages 13 through high school seniors to attend a musical theater and dance intensive. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, with lunch provided, in Forest Roberts Theatre.