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Professor hosts workshop in Japan

Ariana Grams April 14, 2011

Northern Michigan University has been working with schools internationally and that relationship is being upheld by an economics professor who has been working with schools in Japan. Tawni Ferrarini,...

Briefs – April 7, 2011

Ariana Grams April 7, 2011

Showcase features French life Students, faculty and community members will have a chance to sample foods, learn about French culture and traditions, as well as learn some dances during the Regions of...

Chili challenge dedicated to former student

Ariana Grams March 24, 2011

For the first time in 10 years the Culinary Students of NMU (CSNMU) is dedicating its annual chili challenge in memory of a student. Becky Blackburn died in a car accident in February  2010.  She...

Students work with Intel over break

Ariana Grams March 10, 2011

Seventeen NMU computer science majors stayed in town over spring break last week to participate in a hands-on learning course taught by representatives of Intel. Students took this one credit course over...

NMU discusses podcasts

Ariana Grams February 24, 2011

The question of podcasts being used at NMU has been brought up by ASNMU members recently. Podcasting is the process of recording a lecture or series of lectures creating audio or video files and storing...

Lack of numbers threaten study abroad programs

Ariana Grams January 27, 2011

This spring and summer, professors from NMU will be taking students overseas or across borders to experience studying abroad in 10 different countries, but need more students or the classes could be canceled. “If...

New grad program helps intl. students

Ariana Grams January 13, 2011

NMU will be offering a new postbaccalaureate certificate program this semester that will help to better serve the growing number of international students attending NMU as well as those interested in English...

Video competition to exhibit student talent

Ariana Grams November 11, 2010

NMU is trying a new way to  encourage prospective students to attend the university by holding a YouTube contest. The contest, called NMUTube, will provide videos that will be shown to students and...

Conference on social networking

Ariana Grams October 28, 2010

Social networking can help small and local businesses get ahead in this economy by acting as a means of free advertising, a way to build relationships with the community around them, and a way for them...

Experience the wild life of Jeff Corwin

Ariana Grams October 14, 2010

Exotic and endangered animals are all in a day’s work for wildlife biologist Jeff Corwin.  From an early age, Corwin has been trying to help endangered species of animals. It is through his passion...

Concert benefits nature

Ariana Grams August 26, 2010

When students go to a library, it is normally to study, do research, or get homework done. There are many available resources at libraries, including books to read for entertainment. But a library is not...

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