NW Staff

DeVos Museum seeks paint donations

The DeVos Art Museum is collecting unwanted cans of latex paint. All of the donated paint will be mixed together to create new color swatches that will be displayed as part of the winter exhibit, “Beyond Green: Toward a Sustainable Art.” Collections will take place in November and December. Unwanted cans of latex paint – new or partially used – may be dropped off from noon to 5 p.m. on the following Fridays and Saturdays: Nov. 7-8 and Nov. 14-15 at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum; or Nov. 21-22 and Nov. 28-29 at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Donations may also be dropped off at the DeVos Art Museum from 1-4 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 14. Any leftover paint will be available to take home for free. For more information, contact Melissa Matuscak at 227-1481.

– NMU News Bureau

Tuition winners announced

The Center for Student Enrichment announced the winners of it’s annual tuition raffle. NMU student Molly Harkness won the grand prize of a full semester of in-state tuition. The prize is valued at $3,252.00. Second place, $250 towards tuition, went to Garrett Todd. Third and fourth place prizes, each a $100 NMU bookstore gift certificate, went to Samantha Evans and Katie Dahlman. The prizes were drawn at halftime of the NMU vs. Findlay football game on Oct. 25.

– Carson LeMahieu

Business expert to speak Tuesday

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business will hold two economic programs: a panel discussion titled “Understanding and Surviving the Market Turmoil” and a presentation by Tom Baldwin, the largest individual trader in the T-bond market. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The panel discussion is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Erie Room of the University Center. Four financial panelists representing different industries will share their thoughts and opinions on the financial crisis, bailouts and what to expect in the future. Baldwin’s presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Jamrich Hall room 101. Gaining a reputation among fellow traders as “the king,” Baldwin has been known to trade up to $6 million a day. He will talk about how to be a successful trader and will use the LIVE market as a demonstration for the audience. The events are sponsored by students of The Superior Fund, the Economic Student Association, Beta Alpha Psi and the College of Business. For more information, contact business professor Robert Lion at 227-1894.
– NMU News Bureau

Songwriter to give workshop, concert

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Joanne Shenandoah will present a free workshop at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Whitman Hall commons at Northern Michigan University. It is open to participants of all ages. The workshop, titled “Creator Given Talents,” will discuss Shenandoah’s experience in the music and film industries, with the intent of encouraging students to explore their own talents. Students are encouraged to ask questions that apply directly toward them. Shenandoah’s workshop coincides with the concert she is giving Saturday evening as part of the International Performing Arts Series at NMU. For more information contact Daniel Truckey at 906-227-1219 or e-mail at [email protected]

– NMU News Bureau