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Erickson appointed president: NMU Board of Trustees comes to unanimous vote

Cody Boyer April 24, 2014

The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees unanimously selected Fritz Erickson as the next president of the university. The board held a public meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22 to vote...

Move-in date approaches for New Jamrich

Cody Boyer April 24, 2014

The New Jamrich construction project continues as students, faculty and staff at Northern Michigan University prepare to leave the campus for summer vacation. With the 2013-14 academic year winding...

Student leadership celebrated

Cody Boyer April 23, 2014

Northern Michigan University students, faculty and staff received honors last week at the 27th Annual Leadership Recognition Banquet, including awards such as Organization of the Year, Adviser of the Year...

NMU Elects 15th President

Cody Boyer April 22, 2014

Fritz Erickson, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Mich, has been selected as the next president for Northern Michigan University. On Tuesday,...

Last two candidates speak in public forum

Cody Boyer April 17, 2014

The remaining two candidates for the NMU presidential position spoke over the last week, wrapping up a series of public forums before a new president is chosen. Greg Cant, founding dean of the Offutt...

Lopota waives prelim, court date scheduled

Cody Boyer April 17, 2014

Former ASNMU president Amber Lopota waived her preliminary examination last week and will be appearing in circuit court next month. Lopota, 34, was arrested by NMU Public Safety on Wednesday, March...

Former ASNMU president arrested

Cody Boyer April 10, 2014

NMU Public Safety arrested former ASNMU President Amber Lopota two weeks ago after being charged for embezzling more than $1,000 from ASNMU. On Wednesday, March 26, Lopota was charged with embezzlement...

Presidential finalists discuss NMU future

Cody Boyer April 10, 2014

Two NMU presidential candidates visited campus in the last week, answering questions from the community and presenting themselves to the public.The final two candidates will be on campus Thursday, April...

ASNMU elects new leadership

Cody Boyer April 10, 2014

The student body of Northern Michigan University voted in the new members of the ASNMU student government this week, including a new president and vice president, and made decisions on referendum items. On...

Referendum year coincides with elections

Cody Boyer April 3, 2014

While candidates are campaigning for positions on ASNMU’s Assembly, the election ballots will also include voting information for this year’s referendum. Starting on Monday, April 7, ASNMU referendum...

Public speaking relevant in real world

Cody Boyer April 3, 2014

Let’s face it: class presentations can be nightmares.Like many others at Northern Michigan University, I’ve given my fair share of public presentations. I would like to think some have been decent,...

Presidental Search finalists visit NMU

Cody Boyer April 3, 2014

The remaining Northern Michigan University presidential finalists are slated to speak on campus following last week’s announcement that the list of possible candidates has been narrowed down to four. Three...

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