Northern Now: Summer-Send Off Cooking Segment with Chef Alden Griffus

June 12 Northern Now with Chef Alden Griffus

Zoom webinar

Back by popular demand! Join us on Wednesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. Eastern as we once again welcome Chef Alden Griffus CCC ’10, executive chef of Dining Services at Northern Michigan University, for a summer send-off cooking segment. For our last Northern Now of the semester, Chef Griffus will share her favorite summer recipes in time for the warm weather. Scott Bousson ’11, operations manager of Dining Services will also be joining Chef Griffus to share his take on the best recipes for the season.

Participants will receive the recipes ahead of time. Dianne Stone ’10, NMU events manager, will moderate the event and share audience questions LIVE with the chefs. The event is free and registration is required. Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.

Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association. Taking place on the second Wednesday of each month, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events. Stay connected to your alma mater and learn more at nmu.edu/alumni.


Wednesday, Jun 9, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Event Type

Alumni
Community

Ticket Cost

Free

Ticket Link

Northern Now: Fireside with Fritz, a Conversation with President Erickson for Alumni

May 12 Fireside with Fritz

Zoom webinar

Alumni are invited to join President Fritz Erickson for a fireside chat on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Eastern. President Erickson will share campus updates, answer questions, and virtually connect with the Wildcat community. The event will begin with a welcome from NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors President Jan Haapala ’02.

Questions will be taken LIVE during the event via the Q&A function on Zoom, and alumni can submit questions ahead of time during registration. Registration is required. Once alumni register, they will receive the Zoom link to join the conversation. Those who register are automatically entered into a t-shirt drawing and five winners will be chosen during the event.

Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association. Taking place on the second Wednesday of each month, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events. Stay connected to your alma mater and learn more at nmu.edu/alumni.


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni

Ticket Cost

Free

Ticket Link

Northern Now: U.P. History with Local Historians and Alumni

Northern Now - U.P. History

Zoom webinar

Join us on Wednesday, May 26 at 7 p.m. Eastern as we welcome alumni and local historians Barry James ‘92 and Troy Henderson ‘99. The pair will take the audience through time with a look at U.P. history, highlighting the Fayette Historic State Park on the Big Bay de Noc, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee, and the Fort Wilkins Historic State Park in Copper Harbor.

Early history of the U.P. and how people came here will be discussed during the presentation, followed by a live Q&A session facilitated by Susy Ziegler, NMU professor and department head of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences and associate dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni

Ticket Cost

Free

Ticket Link

College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Social

College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Social

Zoom webinar

Join College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Winn on Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. ET for a virtual social for NMU Arts and Sciences graduates. Alumni from the following departments are invited to join: Art and Design; Biology; Chemistry; Communication and Media Studies; Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences; Economics; English; History; Mathematics and Computer Science; Languages, Literatures and International Studies; Music; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology and Anthropology; and Theatre and Dance.

Dean Winn will share new initiatives and other updates from the College of Arts and Sciences. Following the update, alumni are invited to turn their cameras and microphones on to ask questions and connect with fellow Wildcats.

Registration is required. Once you register, you will receive the Zoom link to join the conversation.


Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021

Start Time:  6:30 pm
End Time:  7:30 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Event Website

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Academic
Alumni

Ticket Cost

Free

Ticket Link

Northern Now, A Panel Discussion with Education Professionals

Northern Now a Panel discussion with Education Professionals

Zoom webinar

Join us on Wednesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. ET as we welcome alumni, faculty and students from the NMU School of Education for a panel discussion on the importance of relationships and creating a strong network throughout your educational and professional career.

Each with different perspectives on the topic, the panelists will share their experiences and discuss current events and how their network has helped them survive (and even thrive!) during these unprecedented circumstances.

Associate Dean and Director of Education, Leadership and Public Service Dr. Joe Lubig (BS ’91, MAE ’00) will moderate the event and take audience questions LIVE. Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.

Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association. Taking place on the second Wednesday of each month, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events. Stay connected to your alma mater and learn more at nmu.edu/alumni.


Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni

Ticket Cost

Free

College of Business Alumni Social

College of Business Alumni Social

Zoom webinar

Join College of Business Dean Carol Johnson '81, '89 on Wednesday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m. ET for a virtual social for NMU College of Business graduates! 

Dean Johnson will share new initiatives and other updates from the College of Business. Following the update, alumni are invited to turn their cameras and microphones on to ask questions and connect with fellow Wildcats.

Registration is required. Once you register, you will receive the Zoom link to join the conversation.


Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

Start Time:  6:30 pm
End Time:  7:30 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

NMU Alumni Relations, College of Business

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni

Ticket Cost

Free

Northern now on Lifelong Learning

Northern Now Lifelong Learning

Zoom webinar

Join us on Wednesday, February 10 at 7 p.m. ET as we welcome NMU Extended Learning staff and Global Campus students and alumni for a panel discussion on Lifelong Learning: when to explore the right education at the right time. The panelists include NMU's Director of Global Campus Operations, Brad Hamel (BS ’99, MPA ’14, Ed.S. '19), NMU's Director of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Stephanie Zadroga-Langlois (BA ’96, MA ’98), and former Global Campus student and young emerging executive with S&P Global, Morgan Waller (BS '16, MPA '18).

Each with different perspectives on the topic, the panelists will share their experiences and discuss “The 60-Year Curriculum”, a book NMU's Global Campus program is modeling their division strategic plan after. Global Campus Assistant Director Carly Harrington (MPA ’11) will moderate the event and take audience questions LIVE. Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.

Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association. Taking place on the second Wednesday of each month, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events. Stay connected to your alma mater and learn more at nmu.edu/alumni.


Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

kbunting@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni
Community

Ticket Cost

FREE

Northern Now: Artificial Intelligence and the Job Market

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Zoom webinar

The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association is excited to continue Northern Now, a monthly digital event series for alumni and friends. Join us on Wednesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. ET as we welcome NMU faculty and alumni for a panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence. The panelists include Dr. Jeffrey Horn, associate professor of Computer Science and Anna Martin, a 2020 CS graduate and a current graduate student at University of Minnesota Duluth, and Adam Kall, a 2018 CS graduate and current director of technology at Kall Morris Inc., aiming to be the first company with a commercially viable product for collecting debris in orbit.

Each with different perspectives on the topic, the panelists will discuss the trend of machine learning and consequences on the job market, particularly pertaining to jobs in the Computer Science field.

Attendees will be able to ask questions to the panelists live. The event is free and registration is required. Once you register, you will receive the link to the live stream.

Northern Now is a monthly, digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by the Northern Michigan University Alumni Association. Taking place on the second Wednesday of each month, the series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events. Stay connected to your alma mater and learn more at nmu.edu/alumni


Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

NMU Alumni Association

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

kbunting@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni
Community

Ticket Cost

Free

Discussions: Diversity Common Reader Program

Discussions: Diversity Common Reader Program

Zoom webinar

Northern Michigan University's annual Diversity Common Reader Program (DCRP) revolves around a nonfiction book of interdisciplinary interest that advances discussions of diversity, inclusion and justice. This year's selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me, and the DCRP is planning three informal discussions, each focused on a section of the book, for NMU students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. The sessions are Dec. 15, Dec. 29, and Jan. 12.

The book is available free to NMU students and can be found online or at a local bookstore for alumni and friends.

Registrants are encouraged to attend all three sessions, as each will focus on a different section of the book, however attendance at all sessions is not required to register.


Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

NMU Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Buntin

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni
Community

Ticket Cost

FREE plus the purchase of the book

Alumni Virtual Happy Hour - With NMU Alumni Board Members!

Alumni Happy Hour

Zoom webinar

Connect with alumni in your area!

We need your help! We are exploring the idea of creating Regional Hubs as another way for our alumni to connect with each other. Grab your drink of choice and join us for a Happy Hour with Alumni Board Members as we share our ideas and hear your input on developing these Hubs. We will even host breakout sessions with alumni in your area!

Here’s how it works:

Space is limited, registration is required. The Zoom link will be in your confirmation email, and in an email reminder on the day-of the event.

Video or audio required (video highly recommended so we can interact as normally as possible!)

We look forward to connecting with you virtually and hearing what you think of Regional Hubs for our NMU alumni community! 


Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020

Start Time:  7:00 pm
End Time:  8:00 pm

Event Place

Zoom webinar

Event Status

Scheduled

Department

Alumni Relations

Primary Contact

Kylie Bunting

Contact Phone Number

906-227-2610

Contact Email

alumni@nmu.edu

Event Type

Alumni

Ticket Cost

FREE
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