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NMU to Vaccinate Students Next Week

April 9, 2021 — Northern Michigan University’s Health Center has confirmed that it will receive an allocation of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week. Because it is administered with a single shot, students will have an opportunity to get vaccinated before leaving campus at the end of the semester. The clinics will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, April 13 and 14.

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NMU Virtual Jazz Concerts April 8-9

April 5, 2021 — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music is presenting its virtual Jazz Festival Opening Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, and Closing Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 9.