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Freshman Seminar required

Emily Pagel April 24, 2014

Starting Fall 2014 incoming freshman will be required to participate in First Year Experience and enroll in UN 100  Freshman Seminar as part of a major specific block. According to First Year Experience...

ASNMU members sworn in

Emily Pagel April 17, 2014

After ASNMU elections last week, elected members joined for their first meeting of the semester.At the meeting, held on Tuesday, April 15, members discussed future plans of the student government and swore...

What makes someone a Yooper anyway?

Emily Pagel April 10, 2014

In the recent Huffington Post article, “You’ve Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But Here’s Why You’ll Wish You Were One,” the author Kate Abbey-Lambertz lists 15 things that define a true Yooper. The...

Learning outcomes emphasized in proposal

Emily Pagel April 3, 2014

The General Education Council and Academic Senate are moving forward on the new general education forum. The General Education Council (GEC) presented the new general education program to the Academic...

Hit-and-run suspect arrested

Emily Pagel March 27, 2014

A suspect has been arrested and arraigned in the hit-and-run case that occurred in Big Bay last year. Michael Nels Nelson, 46, of Big Bay was charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident,...

ASNMU discusses referendum

Emily Pagel March 20, 2014

During the Tuesday, March 18 ASNMU meeting, the board voted unanimously on the dates of the referendum election. On Monday, April 7 ASNMU referendum elections will begin. The election ballots will run...

Anti-bullying campaign: NMU Stands Strong

Emily Pagel March 13, 2014

This semester students may notice a rise in awareness  against bullying across NMU’s campus. According to Director of Communications and Marketing Cindy Paavola, the anti-bullying campaign is a collaboration...

Preliminary higher ed budget released

Emily Pagel February 20, 2014

Gov. Rick Snyder’s preliminary Executive Budget numbers have been released, and NMU received a higher percentage than the overall average of the state’s 15 public universities. The Executive Budget,...

Committee refines president search

Emily Pagel February 13, 2014

The Presidential Search Advisory Committee held a meeting yesterday to update the Northern Michigan University community on the presidential search. The meeting was held Wednesday, Feb. 12 in the...

Students sweep MAB awards

Emily Pagel February 6, 2014

Seven Northern Michigan University students have won awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). The class, BC 310 Sports and Special Events, which took place in the Fall 2013 semester,...

Council establishes general education forum

Emily Pagel February 6, 2014

Northern Michigan University and the General Education Council are working toward a new way of viewing the general education program. Jill Leonard, General Education Council Chairwoman, said changing...

‘Cold days’ freeze classes

Emily Pagel January 30, 2014

Northern Michigan University campus was closed two consecutive days on Monday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 28 due to inclement weather. According to Mike Bath, Director of Public Safety and Police...

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