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NMU mandates wearing masks on campus

Emily Harper April 16, 2020

In compliance with the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NMU now requires all employees to wear face coverings while working on campus as of April 7, 2020. NMU employees,...

Photo courtesy of Rachel Wylie
ASK THE DOCTORS—Nursing majors (left) Allie Nagy, Rachel Wylie, Machaela Hinkson, Abigail Peterson, Lizzi Pellizzer and Rachel Malmquist participate in clinical opportunity, “Ask the Doctors.”

Nursing students adjust to alternative learning

Emily Harper April 1, 2020

NMU Nursing student, Rachel Wylie, is in the process of completing her clinical rotations in cooperation with the local senior center and Lake Superior Adult Day Services. Despite the new guidelines put...

Student-led refund petition circulates amidst virus

Emily Harper March 25, 2020

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the NMU Ada B. Vielmetti Health Center has remained open but is not allowing walk-ins for any services including pharmacy, lab and doctor visits. The NMU Ada B....

Photo courtesy of Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic
STRETCH­ IT OUT—Courtney LaFreniere (left), graduate assistant and certified athletic trainer demonstrates an injury exam on Katie Pryor, also a graduate assistant and certified athletic trainer.

Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic offers outreach

Emily Harper February 13, 2020

Those with a passion for fitness know that sometimes injuries happen. The Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic [IECC] located in the PIEF offers NMU students and community members various services from athletic...


Flu season strikes again

Emily Harper January 30, 2020

Flu cases on campus have been known to increase in February, but by using preventative techniques students can halt the spread of the illness and avoid getting sick. The typical flu season is January...

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