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NMU's Digneit Receives Award

Mar. 10, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University director of theater William Digneit received the Dr. Dawn Gallup Honor Recipient Award on March 5 from the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children. Digneit was honored for his efforts to create sensory-friendly productions of shows produced by the NMU Theatre and Dance department in partnership with the Theatre Development Fund (TDF) in New York City.

Yooper Stereotypes Addressed

Mar. 9, 2020 —
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will present "Where the men are men and the women are, too: stereotypes of the Yooper." The free talk by Finlandia University professor Hilary-Joy Virtanen will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, in 1320 Jamrich Hall.

NMU Prepares for PageUp Rollout

Mar. 5, 2020 —
NMU is preparing for the June 1 conversion from PeopleAdmin to PageUp, a new talent management system that offers an expansive suite of modules related to employee recruitment, onboarding and performance. Human Resources will offer a sneak peek of PageUp at its New Automation Open House for NMU staff and faculty from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in Cohodas 109.

NMU Update on Coronavirus

Mar. 5, 2020 —
The escalating COVID-19 coronavirus situation has led Northern to restrict university-sanctioned travel to any countries issued Level 3 or higher travel warnings by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and/or the U.S. Department of State. These currently include China, Iran, Italy and South Korea.

POSTPONED: NMU Screens Human Trafficking Film

Mar. 3, 2020 —
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SEPT. 10:Human trafficking has victimized more than 8,000 people in Michigan over the last decade alone. The U.P. Human Trafficking Task Force and the Zonta Club of Marquette Area will screen "Ring of Silence," a dramatic film about the epidemic, at Northern Michigan University. A panel of local experts will participate in a Q&A session immediately afterward.

Student Designs WNMU-TV Promotional Item

Feb. 27, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University senior ceramics major Niikah Hatfield has designed and produced special-edition WNMU-TV mugs for the station to give as promotional gifts during its fundraising campaign that begins next week. This is the first time a student's design has been featured for this purpose, and likely won't be the last through future collaborations with Art & Design.