Friday 21, 2012

The NMU Board of Trustees recently approved the cancellation of NMU classes in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Friday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s College of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Wednesday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a multi-media art class in which participants will create drawings, paintings and collage.

Wednesday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session digital photography class taught by professional photographer Jim Godell.

Wednesday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will give participants an opportunity to use their critical thinking skills to research topics relevant to U.P. historical events and people.

Wednesday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Local Author Sonny Longtine will give a presentation on solved and unsolved murders that turned quiet U.P. communities into crime scenes.

Tuesday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s Superior Edge program was chosen as a Silver Award winner by the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, which is known as NASPA.

Tuesday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Master of Business Administration program at Northern Michigan University, which was re-established only two years ago, was ranked 23rd out of the top 35 international MBA programs named Rising Stars by findyourmba.com.

Friday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—NMU's Technical and Office Professional Staff (UAW 1950) ratified a new contract Thursday by a 95-32 vote. AFSCME 1094, composed of food service, maintenance and police employees, also ratified a wage and benefit reopener.

Thursday 13, 2012

Northern Michigan University is releasing some preliminary information from its investigation of the drowning of freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto in the university pool on Nov. 30.

Tuesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Kevin Rush of Royal Oak has been chosen as the Northern Michigan University student commencement speaker for the Saturday, Dec. 15 graduation ceremony.

Monday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—R.D. (Dan) Musser III, the president of Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s mid-year commencement on Saturday, Dec. 15.

Wednesday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE—Two Northern Michigan University vocal groups—the NMU Choir and Madrigal Singers—will perform a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Wednesday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Northern Nativity” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 128 Timber Lane in Harvey.

Saturday 1, 2012

Northern Michigan University freshman soccer player Arianna Alioto has been identified as the person who drowned Friday in the NMU Pool.

Friday 30, 2012

An NMU student drowned in the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) Pool Friday (Nov. 30).

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A World AIDS Day Dance will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Superior and Ontario Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— A teenage singer/songwriter and a married couple who combine music and movement will be featured at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The French Club at Northern Michigan University will present the 1921 classic silent film, The Three Musketeers, with authentic musical accompaniment on grand piano by Robert Buchkoe.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE—The annual Lighting Up the Holidays celebration at NMU will take place Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the University Center.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—NMU Professor Jessica Thompson has joined a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project exploring the cost-effectiveness of restoring coastal marshlands to improve filtration and reduce polluted runoff.

Wednesday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— A final performance project by students studying voice with instructors June Ackroyd and Tony Beacco will be held at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Wednesday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Wednesday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Christopher Holbrook from the U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center will present “Combining Telemetry and Traps to Infer the Spatial Distribution of a Migratory Fish Population” at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Students from NMU’s health, physical education and recreation department will address the important role exercise can play in fighting specific diseases during a symposium titled “Is Sitting the New Smoking?"

Tuesday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, MICH.—Northern Michigan University is one of nine colleges and universities nationwide being recognized by University Business magazine in its “Models of Efficiency” national recognition program.

Monday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University students and faculty will perform a variety of dance styles at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Forest Roberts Theatre.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--With the recent election, students in this semester’s “Politics and the Press” class at Northern Michigan University have had plenty of opportunities to examine how the media covers the political process.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--A Thai public administration professor who was on Northern's campus to observe faculty and learn about comparative politics and government enjoyed being on U.S. soil to witness the recent election unfolding locally and in the media.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--Northern Michigan University has expanded its global outreach efforts. NMU President David Haynes recently traveled to Seoul, South Korea, where he signed memoranda of understanding with two institutions.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--Northern’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) is the 2012 recipient of the Albert Beekhuis Award.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--As part of his “Rethink, Renew, Reconnect” initiative, NMU President David Haynes led a group of about 30 administrators, staff and faculty to events in Iron Mountain and Escanaba in October as part of his 2012-13 U.P. Bus Tour.

Wednesday 21, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--The power outages in the aftermath of super storm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter snowstorm along the east coast only emphasize that it's critical for the United States to have trained electrical line and power grid technicians.

Wednesday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE—The play Santaland Diaries, which is based on an essay of the same name by David Sedaris, will be performed at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. —Northern Michigan University's biology department will present a seminar titled "Multilocus genetic analysis of common loon populations using RAD-tag 'Nex-Gen' sequence data."

Friday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. —A Northern Michigan University colloquium will explore teaching children, adolescents and young adults with autism and related developmental disorders from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in 105 Jamrich Hall.

Thursday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s Student Leader Fellowship Program is putting on a charity three-on-three hockey tournament for the Marquette Women’s Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Berry Events Center.

Thursday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of The Mining Journal newspaper facility in Marquette at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Thursday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on the life and contributions of J.M. Longyear at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Marquette County Regional History Center’s Longyear Museum.

Wednesday 14, 2012

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Steve Mitchell, of West Bloomfield, and Thomas Zurbuchen, of Ann Arbor, to the Northern Michigan University board of trustees.

Tuesday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of an active logging site on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Monday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE--The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding with Northern Michigan University, establishing the university as the host campus for a new campus-based outreach service, MI-VetSuccess.

Monday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The 2012 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lectures will be webcast Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 16, in the Mead Auditorium of the West Science Building at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 7, 2012

A biology seminar on the speciation of the house mouse will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in the Mead Auditorium

Wednesday 7, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— All Northern Michigan University students are invited to participate in the New Business Venture Competition, which is an opportunity for students to present their entrepreneurial ideas for a chance to win $9,000 in cash prizes.

Tuesday 6, 2012

Marquette, Mich.--The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja team opened its racing season with a second-place finish at the recent UW-Stout Backwoods Baja Endurance Race. It marks the best finish of all time for NMU’s SAE team.

Friday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s Hispanic theater performance class will put on “La juez pequeña” (“The Little Judge”) at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5 in Room 102 Jamrich Hall.

Friday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Frontier Ruckus, a folk-rock band from the Detroit area, will be the next featured act in the Northern Nights performing arts series at Northern Michigan University.

Friday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a Your Wealth lecture titled “Canada’s Incredible Turnaround: What the United States Can Learn from Its Northern Neighbor.”

Friday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The 12th annual First Nations Food Taster at Northern Michigan University will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Jacobetti Complex.

Friday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Jonathan Haidt, a social psychologist, best-selling author and expert on human nature, will present “Why Are Good People Divided by Politics and Religion?” at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a talk by author and advocate Louise Reichert, who will speak about her advocacy for prisoners and their families.

Thursday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s music department will host a jazz trio concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Thursday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Capitalism and its effect on women will be the topic of a presentation at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Nov. 9.

Thursday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Community-wide auditions for the cast of actors, singers and dancers to appear in the musical, “Legally Blonde,” will be held at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the world premiere of Bears, the winner of the 2012 Panowski Playwriting Competition.

Wednesday 31, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer/songwriters the Derrell Syria Project and Bobby Bullett will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series event at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 31, 2012

MARQUETTE—A Northern Michigan University colloquium will explore separate incidents in different cities in which white police officers shot individuals of other races.

Wednesday 31, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A dinner featuring dishes inspired by local harvest foods will be offered by Northern Michigan University’s Dining Services.

Tuesday 30, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Wildcat Market, an opportunity for Northern Michigan University students to buy and sell handmade goods, will be held from noon-3 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 6, except for Thanksgiving.

Monday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—In an effort to closely replicate the diet of Native Americans prior to colonization, a diverse group of volunteers has committed one year to a diet consisting of foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region.

Friday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Vigilance and Social Influence on Foraging Black-Capped Chickadees (Poecile atricapillus)” by Sayako Iwanaga, a master’s degree candidate.

Friday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s biology department will host a seminar titled “Molecular Genetic Evidence of Skewed Juvenile Common Loon Sex Ratios from Breeding, Migratory and Overwintering Populations.”

Friday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s College of Business will hold one-hour informational sessions on its Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.

Thursday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University hosted Mohamed Rashed Al Hameli, a senior economic adviser with the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development, Monday and Tuesday (Oct. 22-23).

Thursday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a winter curriculum planning event at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in Cohodas Hall’s room 404-A.

Thursday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “Social Dancing: Foxtrot and Rumba” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Dance Zone on the corner of College and Lincoln Avenues.

Wednesday 24, 2012

NMU graduate student will present on the prevention of potato scab disease at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 in Mead Auditorium.

Wednesday 24, 2012

An NMU graduate student will discuss endemic populations of Ixodes scapularis, commonly referred to as the deer tick, at Pictured Rocks.

Wednesday 24, 2012

Northern Michigan University will present a discussion on domestic and sexual violence at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in 167 Gries Hall.

Wednesday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—In an effort to closely replicate the Native American way of life prior to colonization, a diverse group of volunteers has committed one year to eating foods indigenous to the Great Lakes region.

Monday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University Orchestra and Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra will give a concert at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Friday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees this week approved a previously ratified contract for the Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178).

Friday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Behind the Scenes at WLUC-TV” at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1.

Friday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Elena Gorokhova, the author of this year’s One Book One Community selection, A Mountain of Crumbs, will give a keynote presentation at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Friday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will present an unveiling of reconfigured furniture pieces by NMU students and local community members at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

Wednesday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Actors-educators from the Stratford Shakespeare Festival will offer a Shakespeare workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Exploring the Lydia M. Olson Library and Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives” at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at Olson Library in the Learning Resources Center.

Monday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host listening and dance parties with Chicago-based InCUBATE and guest Eric May on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Monday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— “An Evening at the Archives” event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Room 126 of the Learning Resources Center at Northern Michigan University.

Monday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Pianist David Lessner will lead a master piano class and perform a concert at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Tuesday 9, 2012

Some of the stories and legends from the past 130 years of U.P. high school athletics will be on display in a new exhibit titled “U.P. Power! High School Sports in Upper Michigan.”

Tuesday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s music department is bringing together its three choral ensembles for a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in Reynolds Recital Hall in the C.B. Hedgcock Building.

Monday 8, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the TFH campus located at 1000 Silver Creek Rd. in Harvey.

Friday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Dr. William Wadland, chair of Michigan State University’s Department of Family Medicine, will discuss common lung diseases and their symptoms in the next Your Health lecture at Northern Michigan University.

Friday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Homemade Jamz Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Oct. 13, as part of the Northern Nights performance series.

Tuesday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course titled “Hands-On with Leather” at 1 p.m. on three dates.

Monday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Administrative/Professional union (UAW 2178) recently voted to ratify a new three-year contract by a 106-6 margin.

Thursday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Two acts specializing in historical songs and stories will be featured Saturday, Oct. 6, as part of the Beaumier Coffee House Series at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Award-winning author Jack Driscoll will visit Northern Michigan University to read from his new book of short stories, The World a Few Minutes Ago.

Wednesday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings for prospective recruits at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Center.

Wednesday 26, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the film “Sin Nombre” will be shown at Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE—A team of seven cadets in the Northern Michigan University ROTC program recently outscored all other teams in the nation at the Leadership Development and Assessment Course in Fort Lewis, Wash.

Monday 24, 2012

Twenty-nine Northern Michigan University seniors have been selected for membership in the Telion Chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.

Monday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will present “You Complete Me: Mediating Relationships in Contemporary Art.”

Friday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The NMU Board of Trustees today approved a new three-year contract previously ratified by the American Association of University Professors.

Friday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report shows the continuing undergraduate count is within 17 of the 2011 figure.

Friday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an Alder and Pinnacle Falls hike with a lunch stop at Thomas Rock Park on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Thursday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE—Two Northern Michigan University alumni with Upper Peninsula roots will be recognized for their achievements during NMU’s Homecoming celebration this weekend.

Thursday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a presentation by Chong Kim, an Asian-American survivor of human trafficking and child sex exploitation, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Michigan Room in the University Center.

Wednesday 19, 2012

Thursday's (Sept. 20) performance by Bill Nye, the science guy, is sold out.

Tuesday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University’s seventh annual UNITED conference will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, to Friday, Sept. 28.

Monday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Victory Media has once again named Northern Michigan University to its list of Military-Friendly Schools released by G.I. Jobs.

Monday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The fourth annual People’s Law School will be held over four consecutive Thursdays, beginning Sept. 27.

Monday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Handcrafted and Unique Log Cabin” at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

Monday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The One Book, One Community program will host several fall events revolving around this year’s selection, "A Mountain of Crumbs," a memoir by Elena Gorokhova.

Monday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre recently announced its 2012-13 season.

Saturday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University is hosting a free reading by acclaimed author Nahid Rachlin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Ontario Room in the University Center.

Thursday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. —Bill Bowerman will present “How the New Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement of 2012 Improves Protection of the Great Lakes” at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University’s German Club will host a German conversation table, or Stammtisch, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays during the semester at Upfront & Co. in downtown Marquette.

Wednesday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Bill Ballenger, editor and publisher of Inside Michigan Politics, will present “Speaking of Elections” on Constitution Day at Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s 2012 Homecoming celebration will feature activities for NMU students, alumni and community members Sept. 16-22.

Thursday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Roy Norton, consul general of Canada in Detroit, will present “236 Years of Canada-Unites States Relations in an Hour” to kick off the 12th annual Sonderegger Symposium at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A Funky Folk Dance featuring U.P. Gumbo will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on Spring Street in Marquette.

Thursday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A beginner’s-level quilting workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in 105 Cohodas Hall at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The DeVos Art Museum will feature its first exhibition in partnership with the artist-in-residence program on Rabbit Island, a privately owned Lake Superior refuge located three miles east of the Keweenaw Peninsula.

Wednesday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Representatives from Invisible Children, a non-profit group working to end the rebel military enslavement of Ugandan youth and bring peace to the central African region, will lead a program at Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 4, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Alec Lindsay, a Northern Michigan University biology professor, has spent the past 18 years studying the evolution and behavior of the common loon, which is a threatened species in Michigan.

Thursday 30, 2012

The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees addressed a land encumbrance issue from a property sale in 1979 at a special meeting.

Thursday 30, 2012

Sixteen recruits were recognized at Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy graduation ceremony.

Thursday 30, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Two local songwriting duos, Team Awesome and Shadow Arcade, will open the 2012-13 Coffee House Concert Series sponsored by the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 29, 2012

A special meeting of the Northern Michigan University Board of Turstees will held at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, in 602 Cohodas Hall. The sole item on the agenda is to address a property issue

Tuesday 28, 2012

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “What is the Senior Center?” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Senior Center located on Spring Street in Marquette.

Tuesday 28, 2012

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided tour of Marquette called “View Marquette in a Unique Way” at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in Marquette’s Lower Harbor.

Monday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Nights, the performing arts series of Northern Michigan University, will kick off the 2012-13 season with Chicago-based singer-songwriter Susan Werner.

Monday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a free public forum on Great Lakes research on Friday, Aug. 24, in the Brule Room of the University Center.

Wednesday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will begin offering courses from its Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Arts in English-Creative Writing programs this fall at Lake Superior State University.

Monday 30, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Nights is the new name for the Northern Michigan University Performing Arts Series, which has brought top-notch entertainment to campus and the Marquette community since 1989.

Monday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Retirees Association has scheduled its August social and annual business meeting.

Thursday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “A Summer Paddle Down the Indian River” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, in the Hiawatha National Forest.

Thursday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “The Remains of the 1846 Jackson Forge and the Michigan Iron Industry Museum” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in Negaunee.

Thursday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees today approved a 2012-13 tuition and fees schedule.

Thursday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University is reactivating its practical nursing (LPN) program.

Friday 6, 2012

Paul Lang has been asked to remain as Northern Michigan University’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.

Friday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The second annual Blueberry Classic golf outing is scheduled Friday, July 27, at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township.

Wednesday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University veteran students are invited to take advantage of benefits counseling and claim filing assistance at one of four Upper Peninsula locations July 9-12.

Monday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The demolition of Northern Michigan University’s Carey Hall is scheduled to begin today with initial site preparation and will last about six weeks.

Thursday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A farewell reception honoring Les and Phyllis Wong will be held from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the Peter White Lounge of the University Center.

Tuesday 19, 2012

Northern Michigan University will offer a new academic minor in dance beginning this fall.

Friday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer “Hands-On with Leatherwork” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans.

Friday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “German Prisoner of War Camps in the Upper Peninsula” at 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, in the community room at Peter White Public Library.

Thursday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE--Northern Michigan University English Professor Jaspal Singh has been selected for a Fulbright Teaching and Research Award for the upcoming academic year.

Tuesday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will open the “North of the 45th Parallel Annual Upper Midwest Juried Art Exhibition” on Friday, June 15, with a reception from 6-8 p.m.

Monday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The biology department at Northern Michigan University will host a guest seminar titled “Inhibition of miR26a microRNA increases sensitivity to Temozolomide in LN229 Glioma cells” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12.

Monday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “Weaving with Frames—a Unique Style” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21.

Friday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Catherine Bammert and Lori Nelson, faculty members in Northern Michigan University’s clinical sciences department, recently made notable achievements in their respective areas.

Friday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of LP Building Products titled “Logs to Lumber: A Run through the Mill” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13.

Friday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Our Four-Legged Law Enforcement—the K-9 Police Dogs” at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.

Thursday 31, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Brandi Flinn of Gwinn received the 2011-12 Aviation Maintenance Student of the Year Award from Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s Carey Hall will be put to productive use before its scheduled demolition this summer. NMU has made the defunct building available to the City of Marquette Fire Department for live fire training.

Friday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — The Northern Michigan University history department has recognized the work of Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center, with the Dwight B. Waldo Award.

Friday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Alexandra Fittante of Iron River is the winner of the 2012 Martha Griffiths Award, presented by the American Association of University Women Marquette Branch.

Wednesday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “The Japanese Earthquake’s Impact on Nuclear Reactors” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Peter White Public Library.

Tuesday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced a new scholarship that will guarantee in-state tuition for all eligible U.S. military veterans who want to pursue a college degree.

Friday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. —Northern Michigan University has announced the results of the second annual Intel-NMU App Programming Contest.

Friday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer an educational trip titled “Botanical Gardens and a Touch of Wisconsin Heritage” from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 2.

Thursday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Backyard Wildflowers” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, in Cohodas Hall’s room 416.

Thursday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Patient Curiosity: What Happens When You’re Out?” at noon Monday, June 4, at Marquette General Hospital.

Wednesday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a chance to hike up the Silver Bells and Rock River Falls at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 31.

Monday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced the winners of its NMU Tube Video Contest.

Monday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series.

Friday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A special meeting of the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, in 602 Cohodas Hall.

Friday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will hold its annual meeting with guest speakers from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, in the community room of Peter White Public Library.

Tuesday 8, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—An emergency services exercise will be held on Tuesday, May 15, at Northern Michigan University.

Friday 4, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Martha Haynes was promoted to vice president for advancement, effective July 1, at today's NMU Board of Trustees meeting.

Friday 4, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved 2012-13 housing and dining rates.

Thursday 3, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University officials held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning to celebrate the impending construction of a renewable energy facility.

Friday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A Mountain of Crumbs, a memoir by Elena Gorokhova, has been announced as the 2012 One Book,One Community selection.

Wednesday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE—The nationally recognized Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at Northern Michigan University has selected a group of new participants, who will begin membership with the fall 2012 semester.

Wednesday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Research presented by Northern Michigan University students earned top honors at the recent Michigan Bird Conservation Initiative Conference in Tustin.

Wednesday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE—Youngjong Lee of Seoul, South Korea, has been selected as the student speaker for Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement on Saturday, May 5. Kelli Polkinghorne of Marquette will be the student soloist.

Tuesday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — A mini-exhibition of photographs taken by Marquette’s Longyear family during trips to Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is on display at Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum.

Tuesday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Agates, Rocks and Minerals” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Ishpeming Rock Club’s location at the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum on Lakeshore Drive.

Tuesday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Winter Sky Wool Company farm in Negaunee at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8.

Monday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A new exhibit titled “Scattered to the Winds: The Vanished Community of Cable’s Bay and Beaver Island” will open Thursday, May 3, at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

Monday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “How to Live a Long, Happy and Healthy Life” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10, in room 241 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) at NMU.

Friday 20, 2012

Northern Michigan University and its 22-member NMU Faculty Association union have reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract.

Thursday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— The Northern Michigan University biology seminar series will present “Flora and Ecology of a Neotropical Savanna, Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras” by Susan Fawcett, an NMU biology master’s degree candidate.

Thursday 19, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Big Gigantic will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena.

Wednesday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Visit to the Land of Nepal and Tibet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Superior Dome’s room 101-B.

Wednesday 18, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the Argonics manufacturing facility at KI Sawyer at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 2.

Monday 16, 2012

Details of the federal Affordable Care Act and health care reform are the topics of NMU's next academic colloquium at 3 p.m., Friday, April 20.

Thursday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Ada Deer, former assistant secretary for Indian affairs with the U.S. Department of the Interior, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s May 5 commencement ceremony.

Wednesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University hospitality management program will host a five-course dinner with select wine pairings inspired by the theme, “Escape to the Jungle: Dine on the Wild Side.”

Wednesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Questions about Email and Google? We Ha

Tuesday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer “Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons” with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.

Tuesday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—”The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of the active logging sites of J.M. Longyear, LLC at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24.

Monday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—”Northern Michigan University's Forest Roberts Theatre will present the Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Tuesday, April 17 through Saturday, April 21.

Monday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Northern Center of Lifelong Learning will offer "Painting with Watercolor: New Horizons" with professional artist and former art teacher Carl Mayer.

Thursday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “An In-Depth View: Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan” at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Teaching Family Homes campus on Silver Creek Road in Harvey.

Wednesday 4, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author Adam Schuitema will read from Freshwater Boys, his collection of short stories that was named a Michigan Notable Book, on Thursday, April 12, at Northern Michigan University.

Tuesday 3, 2012

Students faculty and staff are being encouraged to “pay it forward” during the week of April 9-13, a campaign that encourages people to participate in random acts of kindness.

Tuesday 3, 2012

The Northern Michigan University Music Department has performances at the Reynolds Recital Hall by its percussion, symphonic band and orchestra ensembles in mid-April.

Friday 30, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University students in an Arabic theater class will present a concert reading of two youth-oriented plays by Middle Eastern playwright Jackie Lubeck during her visit to campus.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Brian Price, a Northern Michigan University senior from Negaunee, was recently elected 2012-13 national vice president of chapter development for the Public Relations Student Society of America.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—San Francisco-based band Rupa & the April Fishes will close out the Northern Michigan University International Performing Arts Series with a concert on Thursday, April 12.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next NMU psychology colloquium will be “The Classification of Mental Illness in the 18th Century: A Comparison of the Nosologies of Carl Linnaeus, Francois Bossier de Sauvages, Rudolpho Vogel and William Cullen."

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University music department will present an opera theater workshop titled “Great Mozart Moments” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, and Thursday, April 12, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Mayra Hedrich, an environmental microbiology specialist at Cuba’s Havana University, will give a free public talk at Northern Michigan University as part of the International Visiting Scholars Series.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer-songwriters Joel Mytty and Katherine Niemann, both Northern Michigan University students, will perform at the next Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival.

Thursday 29, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Superior Alliance for Independent Living, which provides services for people with disabilities throughout the Upper Peninsula, will be the topic of a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning program on Wednesday, April 11.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced a three-year articulation agreement with Bay de Noc Community College of Escanaba.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy is accepting applications for its upcoming training session, which runs May 6-Aug. 22.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE--Randall Jensen, a Northern Michigan University professor in the health, physicial education and recreation department, is the recipient of the 2012 NMU Distinguished Faculty Award for his university and professional contributions.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will present three student-directed one-act plays. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, through Saturday, April 7, in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will hold a “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, part of an international effort to raise awareness about the serious impacts of rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

Friday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Frederick Nelson, a member of the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and NMU alumnus, will return to his alma mater to present “The Unintended Research Legacies of John Munro Longyear."

Thursday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author and nationally recognized library historian Wayne Wiegand will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Jackie Lubeck, co-director of Theatre Day Productions in Palestine, will present “The Impact of Making Theater for Youth in the Gaza Strip” as part of the Northern Michigan University International Visiting Scholars Series.

Thursday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Poet Susan Terris, winner of the 2012 Louis Hammer Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, will be the next visiting writer at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 21, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next presentation in the Your Health public lecture series at Northern Michigan University will be “Stroke: Translating Research to Rural Emergency Care.”

Tuesday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The All Nations Club of Northern Michigan University will host its 22nd annual International Food Fest on Saturday, March 31.

Tuesday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Digital Photography II—For the Passionate Ones.”

Friday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University biology department will present a seminar titled “From the field to the classroom: Linking biology research with the scholarship of teaching and learning.”

Thursday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Martin Moreno, Arizona’s 2011 Artist of the Year, will discuss art on the border during a presentation at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University has announced the schedule of on-campus interviews of four finalists for NMU’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Tuesday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE—Four candidates vying to become Northern Michigan University’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs have been invited to campus next week for interviews.

Tuesday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The role of genetic and environmental factors on nicotine and alcohol consumption in mice will be explored at the next Northern Michigan University psychology colloquium on Friday, March 16.

Tuesday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The annual Hospitality Management Memorial Chili Challenge at Northern Michigan University will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, in the Jacobetti Center Commons.

Monday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will present staged readings of two new plays: the 2012 Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award winner Bears by Mark Rigney; and Water, Woman by NMU professor Shelley Russell.

Friday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host several activities to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Friday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “Making a Diamond Sun Catcher with Sparkle” from 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Wolfgang’s Haus of Glas on Washington Street in Marquette.

Friday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Historical icon William Mather, who served as president and chairman of the board of Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, will be the subject of a free program co-sponsored by the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the Marquette Senior

Friday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Joel Sugano will present “Developing Business in Brazil through Innovation: the Cases of Brazilian Business Platform in Ethanol Industry, Coffee Industry and Seed Industry” at Northern Michigan University.

Thursday 8, 2012

The Clinical Lab Science Club at Northern Michigan University recently donated $350 from its annual gourmet caramel apple fundraiser to the Marquette General Foundation's "Accelerating the Future" campaign.

Thursday 8, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host the Upper Great Lakes Collegiate Job Fair on Wednesday, March 21.

Wednesday 7, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author John Gubbins will visit Northern Michigan University to read from his new book Profound River, about a legendary 15th-century nun who taught field sports to generations of English men and was the country’s first bestselling autho

Tuesday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The 20th Annual "Learning to Walk Together" Traditional Pow Wow will be held at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18.

Tuesday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a course called “A Look at Negaunee’s Civil War Veterans” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Negaunee Public Library on Case Street.

Tuesday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled “Host and Huddled Masses: Defining ‘Americanism’ during the Century of Immigration, 1820-1924.”

Tuesday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University Symphonic Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Reynolds Recital Hall in C.B. Hedgcock.

Tuesday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The First Nighters Club at Northern Michigan University will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” on Saturday, March 17.

Monday 5, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A dance and potluck celebrating the unique Finnish-American holiday, St. Urho’s Day, and one of the world’s most popular ethnic festivities, St. Patrick’s Day, will be held on Friday, March 16.

Tuesday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University will hold its third “Elect Her” Conference from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 in room 109 of the Learning Resources Center.

Friday 24, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University biology department will present a free seminar titled “The Population Status of the Federally Threatened Pitcher’s Thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) in the Grand Sable Dunes at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshor

Thursday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host its annual exhibition highlighting artists who live in or are heavily influenced by the Upper Peninsula beginning Friday, March 2.

Thursday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a combined indoor-outdoor program beginning at the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming and ending at the Suicide Hill ski jump area.

Thursday 23, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class called “ Write It Down: Preserve Your Story” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the First Presbyterian Church on Front Street.

Wednesday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Adrian Grenier, best known for his starring role in the Emmy-nominated HBO series Entourage, will present “The Teenage Paparazzo Experience” at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, March 13.

Wednesday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University’s music department will present a jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Wednesday 22, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Singer/songwriters Jerry Mills and Shannon Wyatt will present a Beaumier Coffee House Series concert as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival at Northern Michigan University.

Friday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. The talk will be held in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.

Friday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE—The Northern Michigan University music department will host two concerts at the end of February.

Wednesday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Storyteller, musician and musicologist Oren Tikkanen of Calumet will receive the 2012 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award.

Wednesday 15, 2012

MARQUETTE— Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies has been awarded a $22,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tuesday 14, 2012

Ron Johnson was the winner of a pair of shoes at a recent community walking event held at the Superior Dome.

Tuesday 14, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a reading by journalist and nonfiction writer Josh MacIvor-Andersen at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in 167 Gries Hall.

Monday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a class titled “What is a Therapy Dog?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome room 101-B.

Monday 13, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Chef’s Panache for Cooking—Think Ethnic” at noon Thursday, March 1, at Elizabeth’s Chop House on Front Street.

Friday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Michigan University biology department will present a guest seminar titled “Host-microbe Interactions” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16.

Friday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will host a presentation titled “Social Work in a Very Rural Place: A Study of Practitioners in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.”

Friday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—In honor of Black History Month in February, Northern Michigan University's Black Student Union will host two upcoming events.

Friday 3, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—An exhibit exploring the role of caricature and stereotype in forming American attitudes about the multicultural development of the United States will be on display at the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU.

Friday 3, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Judy Puncochar, an education professor at Northern Michigan University, is the recipient of the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.

Friday 3, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a trip to the Rozsa Center in Houghton to see the performance Celtic Nights on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Thursday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Storyteller Kevin Kling, known for his commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, will share his talents with a Marquette-area audience on Friday, Feb. 24.

Thursday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University will stage the regional premiere of The Near East by Alex Lewin Feb. 15-18 and Feb. 21-25.

Thursday 2, 2012

MARQUETTE— Alternative rock band Mayday Parade will perform on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Northern Michigan University’s Vandament Arena.

Wednesday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE—Northern Michigan University students and faculty members were recognized for their achievements in theater at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival-Region III, held in January in Champaign, Ill.

Wednesday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author Caitlin Horrocks will read from her book, This Is Not Your City, on Monday, Feb. 6, at Northern Michigan University.

Wednesday 1, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Jamie Tworkowski, the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms, will speak at Northern Michigan University on Monday, Feb. 6.

Saturday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s financial aid office will remain open later on Wednesday evenings in February to assist area high school students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Saturday 28, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presents “Lies, Lies and More Lies! A Polygraph Experience.”

Friday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a class titled “Exploring the ‘New’ Ukraine and Russia” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome room 101-B.

Friday 27, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a course called “Comparing Wines—What to Know” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Everyday Wines on Baraga Street in Marquette.

Wednesday 25, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The next presentation in the Your Health Lecture Series is titled “Managing Medical Futility: Ethical, Sociological, Legal and Medical Implications.”

Friday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Student Leader Fellowship Program at Northern Michigan University and the community of Marquette have been selected as a joint finalist for the 2012 Michigan Campus Compact Campus-Community Partnership Award.

Friday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Chinese Organization at Northern Michigan University is inviting the campus and community to its Chinese New Year party on Friday, Jan. 27. The

Friday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Yid Vicious, a klezmer band from Madison, Wis., will be the next featured act in Northern Michigan University’s International Performing Arts Series.

Friday 20, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a ballroom dancing course for beginners at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Dance Zone on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette.

Tuesday 17, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will feature a class called “Defined by Water: Sea Kayaking the U.P.” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, in room 101-B of the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome.

Monday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Songwriter Erik Koskinen and folk duo Jim and Ray will be featured in the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s February coffee house series concert at Northern Michigan University.

Monday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s speaker series will present “Sled Dog Invasion: Town to Town with the UP 200 and Midnight Run” on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Monday 16, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a tour of Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Center at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.

Thursday 12, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A free educational program on service dogs will be held from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Peter White Public Library community room.

Wednesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Woodworkers Rally: Session III and IV” this winter.

Wednesday 11, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Minimizing the Tax Bite for Seniors” from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in room 101-B of the Superior Dome.

Tuesday 10, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—A free community walking event co-hosted by Northern Michigan University and the Marquette County Health Department will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Superior Dome.

Monday 9, 2012

MARQUETTE—Grant writing, the process of drafting proposals to secure external funding for nonprofit research and projects, has become an increasingly valuable skill as organizations try to achieve their goals with limited resources.

Friday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University’s multicultural education and resource center will honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. during a week-long celebration.

Friday 6, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a six-session program on digital photography from 7-9 p.m. on the following dates: Jan. 18 and 31; Feb. 7 and 21; and March 6 and 21.

Wednesday 4, 2012

MARQUETTE, Mich.—To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a traditional Burns Supper on Wednesday, Jan. 25.