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Northern Michigan University Provost Kerri Schuiling and her Tennessee-based colleague Francie Likis, both nurse practitioners and midwives, recently published the 4th edition of Gynecologic Health Care: With an Introduction to Prenatal and Postpartum Care. The award-winning text is billed as “the gold standard in evidence-based” care and advocates a holistic, person-centered approach. NMU nursing professors also contributed content to the updated edition.
Northern Michigan University English professor and visual artist Russell Prather is showcasing his work in a solo installation-style exhibition titled “Layers and Light” at the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA). As the recipient of NMU's 2020 Peter White Scholar Award, Prather received funding to create new works, participate in three solo and three group exhibitions—MMA included—and complete a two-month artist's residency.
The next presentation in the Your Health Lecture Series will be titled “Immunizations and Respiratory Infections: Pertussis, Influenza and COVID-19.” This free community webinar will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. Dr. Keith English of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine will present the information.
Oct. 7, 2020 —
Emma Drever, president of Northern Michigan University's student government organization (ASNMU), is quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education titled "How to Get Students to Vote in a Pandemic? Get Creative."
Oct. 6, 2020 —
The Two Books, Two Communities project presents a reading and Q&A session with The WOmen of the Copper Country author Mary Doria Russell at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. The event will be virtual and will be streamed live from the Beaumier Center's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/BeaumierNMU. It is free and open to the public, and there is no need to register. The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at NMU, Munising Public Library and Peter White Public Library are co-sponsoring the event.
Oct. 6, 2020 —
The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives is celebrating National Archives Month this October. It will participate in Ask an Archivist Day Wednesday, Oct. 7. University Archivist Marcus Robyns will be responding to questions throughout the day about NMU and U.P. history, the archives' collections and more.
The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association is launching Northern Now, a monthly digital event series for alumni and friends. The series kicks off at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, Oct. 14, with exclusive interviews featuring Heidi Voigt, head coach of NMU's swimming and diving program, and Grant Potulny, head coach of the NMU Wildcat hockey team.
Northcross Group (NCG) has announced an academic partnership with Northern Michigan University (NMU). The partnership will help to develop cybersecurity skills in the next generation of cyber professionals by instilling NCG's business centric and system risk management approach to security through internship opportunities and contributions to NMU's cybersecurity initiatives, including academic programs and the Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute.
A Northern Michigan University fisheries management class spent Friday afternoon wading with nets in Whetstone Brook near Founders Landing in Marquette. With the guidance of NMU graduate student Chase Daiek, they were learning equipment operation and safety associated with electrofishing, a common sampling technique used for surveying small streams.
The Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health is partnering with the Michigan Center for Rural Health on an essay scholarship contest for Upper Peninsula high school seniors. Students who will begin college in fall 2021 and plan to pursue a healthcare career are eligible to submit an entry before the deadline of Friday, Oct. 9.
Under Greg Toutant's leadership as CEO, Great Lakes Recovery Centers (GLRC) has expanded its scope and reach. In addition to its longtime role in addressing substance abuse, GLRC now provides a wide range of behavioral health treatment and prevention services throughout the Upper Peninsula. Toutant's role in that effort, combined with his active community involvement, have earned him Northern Michigan University's 2020 Alumni Service Award.
Per Utnegaard left his hometown of Oslo, Norway, to attend Northern Michigan University on a Nordic skiing scholarship. His willingness to venture beyond his comfort zone at a young age stoked his fascination with other countries and cultures, and served as a springboard to his successful career as a global transport and logistics executive. It also inspires his solicited advice for current students as a recipient of NMU's Distinguished Alumni Award.
Many college students change academic majors when they realize their first choice is not a good fit. Iron Mountain native Amanda Rosenburg took a handful of electives at Northern Michigan University to explore her Plan B options. It was a child development class offered by the psychology department that ignited her passion. Now Rosenburg works with Google to pioneer new ways to educate children in the digital age, which is especially timely and relevant in the context of COVID-19. The 2007 graduate is NMU's 2020 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient.
Steve Mariucci enrolled at Northern Michigan University with the goal of becoming a high school teacher and coach, modeling the career of the mentor who had the most influence on him: his dad. The Iron Mountain native did not achieve that objective, only because he bypassed the high school level and catapulted directly to football's collegiate and professional coaching ranks.
Sep. 23, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University's Global Campus is hosting an Online and Onward webinar series for two-year college faculty and advising and transfer professionals.
Sep. 23, 2020 —
Northern Michigan University's Global Campus is hosting an Online and Onward webinar series as a “convenient next step” for prospective students who intend to study in an online program at NMU. Prospective students can choose from a variety of webinar dates and topics.