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NMU EcoReps Makes Impressive Debut
Hooper Earns Admissions Professional Award
Kate Hooper (BA 2010), a regional admissions counselor for Northern Michigan University, was awarded the Admissions Professional of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Association for College Admissions Counseling. She is based in Madison and works with prospective students in central and southern Wisconsin. Hooper earned her degree in public relations. She has worked for NMU for five years.
The WACAC award honors college/university admission professionals who exemplify excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college.
Students Assist GLCC Tree Planting Effort
NMU students Breanne Wilmot (biology) and Lynnae Branham (environmental studies and sustainability) are assisting the Great Lakes Conservation Corps with a tree-planting project near Harlow Lake off County Road 550. The project is part of a Michigan DNR wildlife habitat project intended primarily for game species like white-tailed deer, with a potential trickle-down benefit for other species. Wilmot and Branham are featured in a "Mining Journal" article on the project.
Alumna Rehabilitates Birds of Prey
NMU alumna Francie Krawcke is executive director of the Michigan Avian Experience, a birds of prey rehabilitation center located at her Columbia Township home, which includes more than 20 acres. After earning her bachelor's degree in interpretation and environmental education from NMU, Krawcke was a raptor educator or program director in Minnesota, South Carolina and Ann Arbor. To see an "Outdoor News" feature story on her work at her sanctuary, click here.
NMU Grad Active in Sports Video Production
NMU Nursing Collaborates on Middle College Program
Leadership Program Thanks Campus Mentors
Sports Hall of Fame Class Announced
Three NMU Buildings Closed Temporarily
U.P Broadband Listening Session May 24
U.P. Folklife Award Winners Named
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center has announced the 2018 recipients of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Award. The award honors individuals who have worked to preserve and promote folk traditions, as well as organizations and businesses that have helped to promote and preserve the region's culture. The two awardees are French Canadian musician Dave Bezotte and the Trenary Home Bakery.