All News Releases

NMU Reopens Tennis Courts

Sep. 17, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University has officially reopened its tennis courts located off Wright Street near the intramural fields. All eight courts have been resurfaced and four are lined for pickleball. New nets and security cameras have also been installed.

NMU Hosts UNITED Conference

Sep. 12, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University will hold its 14th annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference Sept. 23-24 in Ballroom I and II of the Northern Center. UNITED is a yearly conference composed of a broad range of presentations focusing on diversity and inclusion.

NMU Program Options Presented in Escanaba, Iron Mountain

Sep. 12, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University will host informational events in Escanaba and Iron Mountain, where non-traditional students can learn about career-advancing business programs offered completely or partially online. Programs include a new bachelor of applied science in management degree, a graduate certificate in health informatics and a master of business administration (MBA).

Overcoming Mental Illness Stigma Addressed

Sep. 11, 2019 —
The importance of openly discussing mental illness and overcoming its associated stigma will be the focus of a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Sept. 26. English Professor Kia Jane Richmond, author of Mental Illness in Young Adult Literature: Exploring Real Struggles Through Fictional Characters, will lead the discussion at 7 p.m. in Jamrich 1100. The event is free and open to the public.

Student Researches Time-of-Death Indicator

Sep. 10, 2019 —
A Northern Michigan University student completed summer research that could help determine the time of death in criminal investigations. Senior biology major Riley Jepkema of Kalamazoo collaborated with Forensic Research Outdoor Station (FROST) director Jane Wankmiller on the project. Jepkema received a $5,000 Anna and Rich Lundin Honors Summer Research Fellowship to conduct her research. 

NMU Hosts College Fair

Sep. 10, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University will host the Marquette/Alger Counties College Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Northern Center Grand Ballroom. The program is open to all high school juniors, seniors and their parents.

NMU Plans Building Dedications

Sep. 9, 2019 —
Northern Michigan University will hold building dedications open to the public during Homecoming Week. A dedication with public  tours of the Northern Center, formerly the University Center, will occur from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. A renaming ceremony for Kathleen Shingler Weston Hall, formerly the New Science Facility, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. During the ceremony, NMU will also name the building's main lounge space as the David J. Lucas Atrium. 

Alumna Exhibits Photography

Sep. 9, 2019 —
NMU alumna Christine Garceau's ('81 BS '87 MA) photography is featured in an exhibit titled “Unseen Visions,” which opened Sept. 5 at Plaza Diane in Powell, Wyo. The exhibit showcases the work of Garceau and other photographic communications faculty from Northwest College in Powell.