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PROFILE — Katie Buhrmann is a 2022 alum of NMU and the executive administrative assistant in NMUs Office of Institutional Effectiveness. She recently self-published her first book of poetry. Photo courtesy of Katie Buhrmann

Alumni Katie Buhrmann explores South Korea through language

Katarina Rothhorn March 28, 2024

When Katie Buhrmann was growing up, she had so much energy that her parents kept putting her in different activities, hoping to give her an outlet for her enthusiasm.  “I was in ballet and tap, I...

Graphic courtesy of English Department

MFA faculty showcases work through virtual reading

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor February 10, 2022
As part of the Visiting Writers Series, the Department of English will host the MFA Faculty Showcase Reading on Thursday, Feb. 10 via Zoom.
New webinar series highlights diversity in books

New webinar series highlights diversity in books

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing writer January 27, 2022

Out of a love for books and their authors, Lynn Domina, head of the English department, is spearheading a new monthly webinar series, “Let’s Talk Books at NMU,” every third Friday of the month, with...


Visiting poets to electrify

Jake Bekemeyer November 21, 2019

Two award-winning experimental writers will visit NMU this week to perform their new augmented and virtual reality show that incorporates poetry along with other forms of media. The NMU Visiting Writers...

AN ODE TO TONI—Carter Wilson, political science department head, reads a personal piece in memory of Toni Morrison at the open mic night Tuesday, Nov. 19.
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Open mic night memorializes Toni Morrison

Jesse Wiederhold November 21, 2019

Students, professors and community members gathered in Lydia M. Olson Library atrium Tuesday, Nov. 19, gingerly holding their favorite literary pieces written by the late author Toni Morrison to perform...

The group of students, professors and an NMU trustee saw five plays and one musical staged in three different theatres in Stratford, Ontario. 
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Setting stage at Stratford Festival

Mary McDonough August 29, 2019

Right before the first week of classes, most students are consumed with packing and last-minute plans before the school year takes control. However, some go to Canada. Under the guidance of English...

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