Northern Magazine (formerly named Northern Horizons) is the magazine for alumni and friends of Northern Michigan University and is published in the fall and spring each year. It is designed to keep alumni and friends connected with NMU and their former classmates by providing news about NMU's faculty, programs and events and by highlighting the activities and accomplishments of NMU alumni.
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Searching for Shiras
A professor's quest to shine light on a wildlife pioneer.
The Milestone Issue
The histories of achievement at Northern Michigan University.
What's New. What's Next?
Transforming and innovating aren't just catch phrases on campus; they're action verbs.
Sustainability in action on campus and in the community.
Brain, Body, Earth: Revolutionary Research at NMU
Faculty and students are making great strides and discoveries, as are leading scientists across the nation who once studied here.
From the Ground Up
And those behind the builds; transforming Marquette, Detroit, and galaxies far, far away.
The Creative Issue
Inspiration, ideas, and wonder. NMU faculty unlock the secrets.
From Space to the Stage
Consider this issue a backstage pass to the likes of American Idol and the Academy Awards.
Meet the Wildcats who are on the front lines of America's biggest issues.
Wildcats Help a City Get Back on Their Feet
From athletes to artists, meet the Wildcats who are rolling up their sleeves and helping Detroit get back on its feet.
Joining the Family
Five months in, President Fritz Erickson explains why NMU needs to be less humble, more creative, and continually amazing.