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Dining Services cuts hours at Wildcat Den and Marketplace

Shana Schmitt September 29, 2011

As part of the many budget cuts made this year, NMU made the decision last April to cut the hours at both the Den and the Marketplace. The Den is no longer open on the weekends, and the Marketplace...

UNITED Confernce focuses on diverstiy through presentations and events at NMU

Shana Schmitt September 15, 2011

UNITED 2011 Program FINAL Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) will kick off its sixth annual academic conference next week at NMU. UNITED is a program unique to NMU and focuses...

State funding cuts causes NMU Board to raise tuition

Shana Schmitt September 8, 2011

State funding for higher education faced major cuts in Michigan this year, causing tuition at most public universities to raise around seven percent. For NMU students, the 6.9 percent tuition increase...

Northern graduates receive fellowship

Shana Schmitt June 6, 2011

Two recent graduates from Northern Michigan University were selected to join 90 other fellows in receiving the prestigious and highly competitive W.K. Kellogg-Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellowship. Maureen...

Ridership increases on Marquette’s buses

Shana Schmitt March 31, 2011

Rising gas prices have caused a rise in ridership of Marquette County’s public transportation system consisting of the Marq-Tran and the Wildcat Shuttle. According to the executive director of the...

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