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More tests help students retain information

Amanda Cook February 3, 2011

A recent study found that students who are tested more often tend to retain more information than students who don’t take as many tests. The study was initially published in the “journal Science”...

Online W-2 forms offer a ‘greener’ option

Amanda Cook January 20, 2011

This is the first year that NMU has offered students the choice to receive their W-2 forms in the online format only; in the past,  employees who got the electronic documents were still given a paper...

Performance promotes AIDS awareness

Amanda Cook December 2, 2010

A free AIDS Benefit Performance was held on Monday, Nov. 29, in the Community Room of the Peter White Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event was held in conjunction with World AIDS Day, which occurred...

Speaker informs of crimes against native people

Amanda Cook November 18, 2010

For the final event of Native American Heritage Month at NMU, the Native American Student Association (NASA) brought Kevin Annett to campus. His film, “Unrepentant: Kevin Annett and Canada’s Genocide,”...

ASNMU joins with national student union

Amanda Cook November 11, 2010

On Oct. 24, 2010, the Student Association of Michigan (SAM) voted to join the United States Student Association (USSA). Associated Students of NMU (ASNMU) is a part of SAM, which was founded in 2007. SAM...

Lemon run sponsors cancer research

Amanda Cook October 28, 2010

The NMU branch of Alex’s Lemonade Stand held its second annual Lemon Run on Sunday, Oct. 24. Beginning at 1 p.m., NMU students and community members walked or ran two miles inside the Superior Dome....

Adjuncts discuss unionizing

Amanda Cook October 14, 2010

NMU’s Coalition for Contingent Faculty (CCF) is working on finalizing the unionization process for adjunct instructors. CCF was formed several years ago as a network for adjunct employees to discuss...

OUTLook protests military policy

Amanda Cook October 7, 2010

Protestors gathered outside of the District Court Office on Washington Street. on Saturday, Oct. 2 in response to the lack of government action in repealing the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT)...

Transformer will give hands on experience

Amanda Cook September 30, 2010

The NMU engineering and technology department will be installing a mock electricity substation adjacent to the Jacobetti Center. The first and largest piece of equipment, a 13-ton transformer, was installed...

Anthology to focus on Native experience

Amanda Cook September 23, 2010

The NMU Center for Native American Studies and the NMU Press are seeking submissions for an anthology of literature and art. The anthology will focus on addressing contemporary Indian identity in Michigan....

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