Isabelle Ureel of Livonia, Mich., has been named the Northern Michigan University 2020-21 Sociology and Anthropology Department's outstanding graduating senior in anthropology. Having earned a 4.0 grade-point average, she will receive her bachelor's degree May 1.
While at NMU, Ureel volunteered for the Forensic Anthropology Research Laboratory and participated in and was later president of the Anthropology Club, a student organization. Her honors program capstone project is an exhibit for the Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve.
After graduation, Ureel will pursue a Master of Arts in anthropology at Wayne State University. There, she will specialize in museum studies, as she hopes to one day work in a museum as a collections manager.
NMU's virtual commencement will be held at 10 a.m. EST Saturday, May 1. Bryan Terrell Clark, a Broadway performer who played George Washington in Hamilton, will be the keynote speaker. Learn more about commencement and access a link to watch it live at www.nmu.edu/commencement.