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Workshop gives groups skills to succeed

Audrey Menninga September 6, 2012

At 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10 in the Back Room of the University Center there will be a Skill Builder! workshop, teaching student organizations the skills to function well. The workshop is geared towards...

Out with the old and in with the new

Audrey Menninga August 30, 2012

Students returning to NMU may have noticed a few changes to the landscape on campus due to recent construction. Perhaps the most notable change has been the demolition of Carey Hall. The building,...

Restaurant Week offers good eats, prices

Audrey Menninga March 1, 2012

Eastside Originals, with the help of Downtown Development Authority, are adding an event to their spring agenda — Restaurant Week, held March 5 through 10. Restaurant Weeks are nationally recognized...

Michigan senator’s wife releases new book

Audrey Menninga October 13, 2011

Diane Casperson, an Upper Peninsula resident and wife of Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Mich., has released a new book called “New Breast Friends: Surviving Cancer, Twice,” detailing her fight with breast cancer...

‘The Buried Life’ comes to NMU for family weekend

Audrey Menninga October 6, 2011

NMU students should get out their bucket lists for a presentation this weekend by an MTV show. “The Buried Life” presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 in the Great Lakes Room of the University...

The GRE made changes to the test making it more student-friendly

Audrey Menninga September 22, 2011

Changes made to the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) test were designed to make it easier for students to take. The GRE is the most widely accepted graduates admissions test that students who are...

NMU student starts own “Grub” delivery business

Audrey Menninga September 8, 2011

A new food delivery business, started by a current NMU student, makes getting food delivered simple. The business, called Grub, was started by Jacob Jacques, a senior digital cinema major. His business...

NMU recycles light tower for WiMAX

Audrey Menninga September 1, 2011

NMU has started the process of converting a light tower into an antenna to extend the WiMAX service into Harvey. Earlier this month, NMU removed a light tower from outside Gries Hall. The tower will...

Culinary teachers co-edit whitefish cookbook

Audrey Menninga April 14, 2011

Two NMU faculty members have completed a three-year grant project with the publication of a cookbook. Christopher Kibit, a professor in the technology and occupational sciences department, and Chef...

Presentations bring awareness to living green

Audrey Menninga March 17, 2011

Two NMU student organizations have paired up to put together a week of events to educate going green. The Environmental Science Organization (ESO), a group that dedicates itself to raising awareness...

NPR correspondent to speak at NMU

Audrey Menninga March 10, 2011

A National Public Radio (NPR) journalist will be coming to NMU’s campus to speak about her experiences with terrorism around the world. Dina Temple-Raston, a counterterrorism correspondent with NPR...

Students study abroad in Cuba

Audrey Menninga February 24, 2011

NMU is now offering a new study abroad program that will allow students to go to Cuba to take classes at a university. The agreement was signed on Jan. 20 in Cuba and allows students to travel the University...

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