Aug. 19, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson will deliver his fall convocation to faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Jamrich Hall 1100.
Aug. 14, 2019 —
Tickets are available for Northern Michigan University's alumni awards brunch, scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in the Northern Center. The five NMU alumni who will be honored over Homecoming weekend and their awards are: Joseph Evans of Marquette ('81 BS, '83 MA) and Kristine Poole of Santa Fe, N.M. ('92 BFA), Distinguished Alumni; Tom Fish of Wilmington, N.C. ('69 BS), Alumni Achievement; Jon Mommaerts of Marquette ('91 BS), Alumni Service; and Nicole Weber of Washington, D.C. ('09 BA), Outstanding Young Alumni.
In The Great Dictator, Charlie Chaplin portrayed both a caricature of Adolf Hitler and a Jewish barber, using his first sound picture to make a boldly satirical political statement on anti-Semitism. NMU English major Eric Pitz is exploring the film's cultural significance as the recipient of a $5,000 Anna and Rich Lundin Honors Summer Research Fellowship.
NMU School of Health and Human Performance professors Randy Jensen and Sarah Breen, along with students from the sports and exercise science programs, gave seven presentations at the recent International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports in Oxford, Ohio. The total made NMU the second-most productive university in the world at the event.
NMU's new online applied science in management degree completion program offers anyone with an associate degree in ski area operations/business management the option to complete the bachelor's degree online, except for a one-week residency capstone course during the off-season in Marquette. The program and its director, Brian Zinser of the College of Business, are referenced in the latest issue of NSAA Journal, published by the National Ski Areas Association.