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The NMU Department of History Human Rights Essay Competition

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First Place: $500 | Second Place: $250 | Third Place: $100
Deadline: April 15, 2024 at 5pm

The Essay Competition aims to encourage engagement with the issues of human rights at all levels. We invite all NMU students to enter an essay competition on the following question: 

  • “How will you create awareness in your present community about human rights?”

All submissions must be prose non-fiction. Entries should be a minimum of 500 words.  Winning entries will be posted on the NMU History Department’s website and will be announced at the Marquette Interfaith Holocaust Memorial event on Thursday, 25 April.

More information can be found here.

Please submit your 500 word essays to history@nmu.edu

  • Subject Line: “Human Rights Essay Competition Submission”
  • Include in the body of the email (NOT in the essay itself) the following:
    o    Your Name
    o    NMU IN Number
    o    Address
    o    Phone Number
    o    E-mail Address

Monday, Apr 8, 2024

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024

Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

Friday, Apr 12, 2024

Saturday, Apr 13, 2024

Sunday, Apr 14, 2024

Monday, Apr 15, 2024

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

Primary Contact

Robert Goodrich

Contact Phone Number

9062272037

Contact Email

rgoodric@nmu.edu

Event Type

Engineering Technology Senior Project Presentations

NMU Eng Tech Senior Projects

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It's senior project time in the Engineering Technology Department. Seniors in both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering will be presenting their capstone projects. There will be lots to see from medical devices to clay pigeon throwers! Come out and support our students! 


Friday, Apr 19, 2024

Start Time:  1:00 pm
End Time:  3:00 pm

Event Place

Jacobetti Complex

Room

Innovation Hall

Event Status

Scheduled

Primary Contact

Engineering Technology

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2141

Contact Email

engtech@nmu.edu

Leadfoot Engineering On Campus for Employment Information

Leadfoot Engineering Comes to NMU

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Leadfoot Engineering is an engineering company focused on designing power cylinder systems for internal combustion engines.  They also provide engineering consulting services for racing, aerospace and military industries.  They will be on campus to discuss their employment opportunities including internships.  If you're interested in learning more, plan to attend this session! 


Thursday, Apr 11, 2024

Start Time:  11:00 am
End Time:  12:00 pm

Event Place

Jacobetti Complex

Room

300

Event Status

Scheduled

Primary Contact

Engineering Technology

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2141

Contact Email

engtech@nmu.edu

Medicinal Plant Chemistry Seminar Series

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Medicinal Asteraceae of North America: An Ethnopharmacological Approach

Presented by Dr. Cory Harris - University of Ottawa

Bio - Dr. Harris' research combines laboratory, field, and community-based approaches to study the roles of plants in human and ecological health. His research explores the ethnobotany, chemistry, and bioactivity of plants with a current emphasis on native Canadian species used for food and medicine. Together with Inuit and First Nations communities as well as the private and public sectors, some of the ongoing projects include: health benefits (and risks) of wild plant foods, the antidiabetic and neuroprotective potential of berries, the chemical ecology of coneflower alkylamides, and the ethical and evidence-based use of alternative medicines by mainstream healthcare providers.

 


Wednesday, Mar 27, 2024

Start Time:  5:00 pm
End Time:  6:00 pm

Event Place

The Science Building

Room

2904

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

Group

The Medicinal Plant Chemistry

Primary Contact

Patty Heslip

Contact Email

pheslip@nmu.edu

Event Type

UNITED Conference 2024

Northern Michigan University UNITED Conference

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The UNITED Conference is Northern's day of diversity education. This conference is designed to bring both the NMU community and the greater Marquette community together to learn and dialogue around diversity, equity, & inclusion. 

This year’s conference theme is Continue the Conversation. 


UNITED 2024 will feature workshops and presentations to keep the conversations flowing about wellbeing, mental health, and connecting with effective treatment. 

Once again, UNITED features two keynote addresses. At noon, Patrick Yankee from Corktown health will discuss affirmative healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community. The 7:00pm evening keynote features Stephanie Foo, author of "What My Bones Know: A Memoir Of Healing From Complex Trauma." Stephanie will speak about her personal experiences as well as her thoughts about the science and psychology of complex PTSD. Her book is the 2023/24 selection for the NMU Diversity Common Reader Program.  

The main conference sessions will run from 8:45am to 9:00pm on Thursday, March 21, and will include keynote speakers, workshops, panel discussions, and more. The content covers wide fields of study.  

All sessions will be held in the NMU Northern Center, except for the 11:00am session "Extending Observation: Practices of Looking" which will be held in the DeVos Art Museum. 

See event program for session locations.

No tickets are required and the conference is free and open to the public. 


Thursday, Mar 21, 2024

Start Time:  8:45 am
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

All sessions will be held in the NMU Northern Center, except for the 11:00am session "Extending Observation: Practices of Looking" which will be held in the DeVos Art Museum.

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Primary Contact

Jill Compton

Contact Email

jicompto@nmu.edu

Ticket Cost

No tickets are required and the conference is free and open to the publi

Wildcat WellBeing Fair

WBF

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Please join us for the Wildcat WellBeing Fair (formerly health fair), now sponsored by the WellBeing Department. This annual event is open to all NMU faculty, staff, and students and will include health screenings, interactive booths led by community organizations, NMU departments, and student organizations, as well as health and wellbeing resources, freebies, and prizes. This event coincides with the UNITED conference, so consider attending both!


Thursday, Mar 21, 2024

Start Time:  10:00 am
End Time:  2:00 pm

Event Place

Northern Michigan University

Room

Northern Center Ballrooms

Event Status

Scheduled

Primary Contact

Jessica Corkin

Contact Email

jcoullar@nmu.edu

Profs, Pop & Pizza!

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Join the Department of Languages, Literatures, and International Studies for a fun evening with pizza and games! Our faculty and advisors will be on hand to answer any questions about our programs and upcoming summer + fall courses. We hope to see you there!


Wednesday, Mar 20, 2024

Start Time:  5:00 pm
End Time:  6:00 pm

Event Place

Whitman Hall

Room

136 (Whitman Commons)

Event Status

Scheduled

Primary Contact

Sam Marier

Contact Email

llis@nmu.edu

Event Type

2024 NMU Gender Fair

NMU Gender Fair Official Event Poster

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The NMU Gender Fair is an annual event designed to increase awareness and positive conversations regarding gender and sexuality, intersectionality, and diversity on campus and in the Marquette community.


Friday, Mar 29, 2024

Start Time:  10:00 am
End Time:  3:00 pm

Event Place

Ballrooms, Northern Center

Room

Ballrooms 1 and 2

Address

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Group

Gender Fair

Primary Contact

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Contact Email

gender@nmu.edu

Intent Unknown

Intent Unknown

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This movie is based on NMU Alumna Beth Rondeau-Deacon's first screenplay, Intent Unknown. The psychological thriller stars Eric Roberts and Rondeau-Deacon's daughter Lucy, as Harper.  In this gripping psychological thriller, four ambitious psychology students embark on a risky experiment to unravel the mysteries of human behavior. Harper choosing her secluded home as the perfect location, she and her classmates Luna, Chase, and Amelia invite a Harold a stranger to participate, setting off a chain of events that will forever alter their lives. 

From TNG FILMS comes a captivating exploration of human nature, choice, and the consequences that arise when boundaries are pushed. Prepare for a cinematic journey into the depths of the mind, where sanity and morality hang in the balance.

A Q&A session will be held afterward.

Free popcorn and pop.


Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024

Start Time:  6:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Jamrich 1100

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Primary Contact

Rebecca Tavernini

Contact Phone Number

906-227-1016

Contact Email

retavern@nmu.edu

Ticket Cost

Free

Casting Call

Portraits of Beth Rondeau-Deacon and Terence Gordon with film strip

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NMU Alumna Beth Rondeau-Deacon and Director/Producer Terence Gordon are holding a casting call for NMU students for Intent Unknown 2, along with another film in development about pioneering woman pilot Lynn Rippelmeyer, who was the first woman to fly a 747 and captain a 747 transatlantic flight. The subject aligns with Gordon's interest in aviation. 

He attended college and general aviation flight school, and later served with the Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force before venturing into entertainment. Gordon's credits include executive producer of the documentary What's in a Name: A Versace Story. He has also worked on numerous cross-genre projects such as music videos, commercials, and feature-length films. Read a feature story about Rondeau-Deacon, a mathematics teacher turned screenwriter, here

They will be looking to cast for actors (no experience necessary), set design, and other behind-the-scenes and camera positions. 


Wednesday, Mar 13, 2024

Start Time:  4:00 pm
End Time:  5:30 pm

Event Place

Jamrich 1100

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Primary Contact

Rebecca Tavernini

Contact Phone Number

906-227-1016

Contact Email

retavern@nmu.edu

Ticket Cost

Free
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