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Psychology of First Responders Addressed

Nov. 13, 2019 —
Mental health providers often work in the field providing direct support to first responders in a crisis situation, so understanding the psychology of first responders and adapting to situational demands is important. Northern Michigan University alumna Kammie R. Juzwin (BS ‘82) will address this topic at the next NMU Psychological Science Colloquium at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 in West Science room 2904.

Vehicles Donated to BEAR Center

Nov. 7, 2019 —
The Behavioral Education, Analysis and Research (BEAR) Center at NMU provides critical therapy services to children with autism and other behavioral disorders, both at the campus clinic and at practicum sites across the Upper Peninsula. Students who have to travel offsite now have a safer, more reliable mode of transportation than their personal vehicles, particularly in winter driving conditions.

Visiting Writers Present Interactive Program

Nov. 6, 2019 —
The next Visiting Writers Program event at Northern Michigan University will feature an interactive augmented and virtual reality installation comprised of poetry, documentary video and sound. Jen Scappettone and Judd Morrissey will speak about their project, Lament; Or, The Mine Has Been Opened Up Well, which is based on research in the Copper Country. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Northern Center.

NMU Dedicates Shimadzu Laboratory

Nov. 1, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University held a dedication earlier this afternoon for its new Shimadzu Analytical Core Laboratory for Medicinal Plant Sciences, which opened this fall. Undergraduate students in the rigorous chemistry program have rare access to cutting-edge instrumentation and technology applicable to numerous career options in and beyond the burgeoning cannabis industry.

NMU Grad Thrives at DreamWorks Animation

Nov. 1, 2019 —
Gabriel Thorburn credits his bachelor's degree in art and design from Northern Michigan University with helping to launch his career in animation post-production. He works for DreamWorks Animation as an online editor, collaborating on projects such as the Netflix series' Dragons: Race to the Edge and the Tales of Arcadia trilogy, which includes Trollhunters, 3Below and Wizards.