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Brian Baumgartner will talk about his experiences on The Office as well as his two podcasts and recently published book.

“The Office” star Brian Baumgartner to help students de-stress before finals

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor November 30, 2021

After receiving an enthusiastic response from students on a Platform Personalities poll earlier this semester, Brian Baumgartner will be visiting NMU’s campus on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Baumgartner...

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Healthy habits, resources for finals week

Peter Smedley April 15, 2021

Daydreams of summer beaches and warm breezes are heavy on students’ minds as the end of the semester approaches. NMU’s exam week is already less than two weeks away, starting April 26. For many, this...

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Coping with college exam week

Faith King November 18, 2020

Each November, as the colors of autumn begin to fade, and fresh snowfalls blanket the Northern Michigan University campus, students and staff begin to bundle themselves up in preparation for the long...

LATE NIGHT—Senior sports science major Kaity Benson studies for final exams in Jamrich, taking advantage of the 24-hour open study lounge.
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Tips and tricks on how to face finals week

Denali Drake December 4, 2019

As final exams approach, NMU students are preparing for sleepless nights, coffee-fueled study sessions and long walks to the library.  There is no one way to make sure the exam results in a perfect...

Therapy dogs provided for students during finals week

Sam Banks April 25, 2013

The Lydia Olson Library and NMU are partnering with the SuperiorLand Pet Partners, which will have dogs at the library during exam week to help students relieve stress from end of the semester exams. The...

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