The Behavior Education Assessment and Research (BEAR) Center is a university clinic and research facility overseen by the Department of Psychological Sciences. The BEAR Center seeks to provide behavior and learning support for multiple members of the community, including children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or traumatic brain injury. In addition, family and school support is offered for children with difficult or problematic behaviors, and assistance to organizations is provided to increase employee performance and productivity. All services and supports are individually designed to meet the needs of our clients and ensure a successful outcome!
Center for Native American Studies
The Center for Native American Studies offers a holistic curriculum rooted in Native American themes that challenges students to think critically and communicate effectively about Indigenous issues. It emphasizes Great Lakes Indigenous perspectives, stimulates further respectful inquiry about Indigenous people, and provides active learning and service learning opportunities that strengthen student engagement, interaction, and reciprocity with Indigenous communities.
Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center
Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute
The UPCI (Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute) at Northern Michigan University is the only facility of its kind in the U.P. and one of six statewide. The institute offers non-degree and industry credentials relevant to emerging careers in cybersecurity. It also augments NMU's existing cyber defense bachelor's degree and provides additional career exploration and training opportunities with U.P. K-12 school districts and postsecondary institutions.