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NMU's FROST Hosts Bone ID Workshop

Jul. 11, 2019 —
A “Human v. Non-Human Bone Identification” workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in room 122 of the Jacobetti Complex at Northern Michigan University. The NMU Forensic Research Outdoor Station (FROST) has invited Michigan State University forensic anthropologist Joseph Hefner to lead the program, which is designed for those who may encounter skeletal remains during their daily work duties.

Friend's Death Inspires Career Goals

Jun. 20, 2019 —
Inspired by the death of a longtime friend at the age of 20—likely attributed in part to a sedentary, unhealthy lifestyle—exercise science graduate student Abdul Alaqil plans to focus his career on health promotion activities geared toward the pediatric population. He also established a foundation for that cause in his native Saudi Arabia.