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December grads enjoy pizza and a pint

Ellen Holmes December 4, 2014

December graduation is right around the corner and the NMU Alumni Association has teamed up with Ore Dock Brewing Company and Aubree’s Pizzeria and Grill to celebrate with their senior sendoff, Pizza...

Student leaders benefit from SLFP

Ellen Holmes November 21, 2014

NMU has had leadership classes and programs since the 1980s, but it wasn’t until 1990 that a grant through the Kellogg Youth Initiatives Program funded the concept of “the ideal leadership development...

Please dine responsibly

Ellen Holmes October 30, 2014

In 2009, NMU Dining Services went tray-less in the Marketplace and the Wildcat Den. Since then, dining services has continued to implement initiatives focusing on sustainability through sourcing foods...

The real ‘F’ word

Ellen Holmes September 18, 2014

Actress Lena Dunham, best known for her role in the television show “Girls,” was recently quoted stating, “Women saying ‘I’m not a feminist’ is my greatest pet peeve. Do you believe that women...

Student involvement vital to college experience

Ellen Holmes June 5, 2014

I may have chosen my major and minor a little later than typically advised. Even as I worked hard to maintain good grades and stay a step ahead, I felt as if there was more I should be doing. Finally...

NMU Jazz Tradition plays on

Ellen Holmes April 10, 2014

The annual Jazz Festival, now in its 18th year as an established NMU tradition, will feature live jazz in Jamrich Hall and Reynolds Recital Hall throughout the day on Friday, April 11, according to NMU...

Student research celebrated

Ellen Holmes April 3, 2014

As the school year comes to an end, NMU students will showcase their recent work at the 19th annual spring student symposium, a “Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning.” Sponsored...

Speaker to address how to grow, maintain small local businesses

Ellen Holmes February 27, 2014

“No one person, no matter how great they are, is good at everything,” said Jason Schneider, Accelerate U.P.’s enterprise facilitator. Accelerate U.P. is a nonprofit organization that follows the...

Disc golf course being built near NMU

Ellen Holmes April 25, 2013

The Upper Peninsula Disc Golf Association and Disc da U.P. are currently working on completing a new disc golf course within walking distance of NMU’s campus. The course, which is to be completed...

MSU professor explains the benefits of a plant-based diet

Ellen Holmes March 21, 2013

While some may not think twice of the poor diet that can be associated with the college lifestyle, research has shown positive results in support of a plant-based diet. Aiming to highlight that research...

Grounds crew offers suggestions for winter parking

Ellen Holmes March 14, 2013

With winter weather still upon us, the NMU groundskeeping staff continues to fulfill all snow removal needs on campus, and additionally urges students and staff to be mindful and conscious when driving...

Baja team competes at Tech: Student engineers finish first among 45 teams

Ellen Holmes February 28, 2013

While most college Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja teams are made up from students that are enrolled in engineering classes, Northern’s Baja team, which has recently received much recognition,...

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