Strategic Plan

Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Launches Indigenous Website

May. 16, 2024 —
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University has launched a new website, "Walking Together - Finding Common Ground," as a companion to an exhibition by the same name that is touring Indigenous communities throughout the Upper Peninsula and the Midwest. The site includes historical information about Indigenous experiences in the Michigan Native American Boarding Schools, as well as interviews with boarding school survivors. 

NMU Rural Leadership Fellowship Program Seeks Student Applicants, U.P. Community Project Proposals

Apr. 16, 2024 —
Northern Michigan University is seeking student applications and community project proposals for the second cohort of its Rural Leadership Fellowship Program, which offers immersive project-based learning for students while also supporting Upper Peninsula economic and community development projects. The submission deadline for both is May 31.

Earth Week at NMU April 21-27

Apr. 15, 2024 —
The 10th annual Anderton's Earth Week at Northern Michigan University will be held Sunday, April 21 through Saturday, April 27. Student organizations from across have planned a myriad of activities to help campus and community celebrate the Earth and learn about steps they can take to lighten their ecological footprint.

NMU Preps for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Mar. 22, 2024 —
Northern Michigan University's Physics Department and Seaborg Center are partnering to host a community viewing of the solar eclipse on campus April 8. They will use combined equipment ranging from purchased glasses to telescopes to ensure that attendees can safely watch the moon glide over the sun's surface, casting a shadow over North America.

Campbell Shares Early Vision, Initiatives

Mar. 22, 2024 —
NMU's new Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Shawnrece Campbell, has hit the ground running since her official start date in January. In both her update at Wednesday's university forum and the opening remarks she delivered at Thursday's UNITED Conference, she highlighted new initiatives and future directions based on campus conversations she has had early in her tenure.

NMU Gender Fair Features Guest Speaker

Mar. 19, 2024 —
Northern Michigan University's gender and sexuality studies program is adding a new component to its annual NMU Gender Fair. For the first time, the group is bringing in an outside speaker. Jesús Gregorio Smith, ethnic studies associate professor and chair at Lawrence University, will present “Fat, Fem and Fabulous: How Body Size, Gender and Race Influence Sexual Negotiations in an Online Dating Market” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in Jamrich 1100. The Gender Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 29, in the Northern Center Ballrooms.