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BUILT FOR TOMORROW — Jacobetti Complex renovated to include new spaces and new technology. A rededication ceremony was hosted Friday, Sept. 15 celebrating the complexs renovation.

Jacobetti Complex receives modern makeover

Rachel Pott September 22, 2023

On Friday, Sept. 15 a rededication ceremony was held for the newly renovated Jacobetti Complex. The Jacobetti Complex renovations began in Jan. of 2022 and was completed this past August.   The need...

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Join President Tessman for Fun Run

Abigail Faix September 20, 2023

On Saturday, Sept. 30, Northern Michigan University’s President Brock Tessman will be running a fun run/walk starting at the North Trail Head outside the Lodge. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with pre-run...

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LGBTQ2S+ People of Faith Coffee Hour creates conversation and community

Ryley Wilcox September 18, 2023

The Student Equity and Engagement Center (SEEC) and Sacred Space Campus Ministry are hosting an LGBTQ2S+ People of Faith Coffee Hour Wednesday, Sept. 20. The groups will meet outside the SEEC office...

STARTING THINGS OFF — The Pick One promotion aims to help students transition to campus life, and increases involvement on campus at the same time. Students have until Monday, Oct. 9, to earn points for the promotion. Photo courtesy of Center for Student Enrichment

“Pick One” encourages campus engagement

Harry Stine September 15, 2023

For the first six weeks of the semester, the Center for Student Enrichment is holding a promotion called “Pick One.” The promotion aims to motivate students to interact with their classmates and campus...

UPDATE - There is now a new COVID-19 booster vaccine to be offered.

COVID-19 protocol update: new vaccine to be offered

Ava Sehoyan September 14, 2023

Former restrictions from the height of the COVID-19 pandemic have been lessened as NMU sees the lowest reported cases of COVID-19 on campus this semester.  For the first time since 2020, isolation...

NURSING NETWORKING — Students talk with healthcare professionals during the Healthcare Career Fair hosted in the Whitman Commons. The fair allowed students to meet with employers and network for future career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Healthcare Career Fair explores healthcare industry professions

Rachel Pott September 13, 2023

A Healthcare Career Fair was held on Monday, Sept. 11 in the Whitman Commons. It encompassed 17 healthcare systems from across Michigan and Wisconsin, all offering opportunities for a wide range of healthcare...

WELLBEING INITIATIVE — The new WellBeing Center, located near Northern Lights Dining and Spalding Hall, provides greater access to mental and physical health services. The center houses Counseling and Consultation Services, the Health Center and the NMU Pharmacy.

New WellBeing Center expands accessibility to health services

Ava Sehoyan September 12, 2023

After the death of a student, and the following wellness report conducted on campus, NMU embarked on a mission to reform the conversation and culture around mental health last year. In April 2023,...

NEW FACILITY — Department of Psychological Sciences opens Behavior Education Assessment and Research (BEAR) Center on Presque Isle Avenue. New space allows for more learning experiences for students and more adequate treatment for clients.

Behavior Education Assessment and Research Center relocation provides greater opportunities

Rachel Pott September 8, 2023

The Behavior Education Assessment and Research (BEAR) Center is now located on Presque Isle Avenue, near the Superior Dome and next-door to Rice Paddy.  The BEAR Center is a facility run by the Department...

RESTRUCTURING ADVISING — Neil Baumgartner, Director of Student Success, discusses advising with a student. NMUs advising department, formerly known as ACAC, has been restructured as the Student Success Department in line with President Brock Tessmans university realignment plan.

NMU launches student success realignment

Ryley Wilcox September 7, 2023

As of the fall 2023 semester, the Academic and Career Advisement Center (ACAC), which provides advising to students at NMU, has been rebranded as Student Success. This restructuring falls in line with...

GETTING CONNECTED — MarLanaysia Rosser speaks with students about the Black Student Union during the Diversity Student Organization Fair. The fair was hosted in the Jamrich atrium to give diversity-centered student organizations a chance to meet with students in a smaller setting.

Diversity Student Organization Fair showcases underrepresented groups

Ryley Wilcox September 6, 2023

The Student Equity and Engagement Center (SEEC) hosted a Diversity Student Organization Fair giving diversity-centered student organizations a chance to engage with the student body. The fair was hosted...

TRUE LIKENESS — DeVos Art Museum hosts three new exhibits throughout fall semester. Range of videos, photographs, paintings and prints in the exhibits can be viewed by the public Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday from 12-5 p.m. and Thursday 12-8 p.m.

DeVos Art Museum to host new exhibits this semester

Rachel Pott August 31, 2023

As this new semester begins, there have been some changes happening around campus. Some of those changes have happened and will continue to happen, at the DeVos Art Museum. Three new exhibits will be present...

OFFICIAL SIGNING — President Brock Tessman formally signs the Okanagan Charter on April 26. The charter is a commitment by NMU to support and implement holistic health programs and initiatives for students, staff and faculty.

Tessman signs Okanagan Charter, committing to holistic health for NMU

Katarina Rothhorn April 28, 2023

On Wednesday, April 26 at 1 p.m. NMU President Brock Tessman signed the Okanagan Charter and formally committed NMU to “embed health into all aspects of campus culture and to lead health promotion action...

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