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Opinion—If I had $31

Maggie Duly March 1, 2021

I often walk through stores and look at all the things I’d love to have but can’t afford, thinking to myself ... if only I had $31 burning a hole in my pocket. What I could do with $31.  Once...

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SPROUTING PROGRAM - The indoor agriculture program meet in Jacobetti in a room that was previously used for the aviation program. In the picture are so sprouts in an NFT (nutrient film technique) system.

Indoor Agriculture receives $100,000 grant from MDARD

Ayanna Allen February 19, 2021

NMU’s new indoor agriculture program recently received a $100,000 grant on Feb. 12 from Michigan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to help offset the costs for a self-contained growing...

graphic of paper being digitized onto a laptop

UPLINK makes history for the Upper Peninsula

Rayna Sherbinow February 4, 2021

The NMU archives recently launched the development of The Upper Peninsula Digital Network or, UPLINK, which will enable heritage organizations around the UP to digitize their collections of historical...

LOOKING FORWARD—Native American studies assistant professor Jud Sojourn hopes funding will grow Anishinaabe language initiatives.

State grant funds Anishinaabe language project

Mary McDonough October 10, 2019

A recent grant from Michigan’s Native American Heritage Fund (NAHF) gave NMU’s Center for Native American Studies (CNAS) almost $135,000 to help build a variety of different programs of study.  CNAS...

BOT finalizes $6.5 mil grant to expand EAN, matches $3.2

BOT finalizes $6.5 mil grant to expand EAN, matches $3.2

Kelsii Kyto November 2, 2017

The NMU Board of Trustees recently approved the final terms of a $6.5 million investment award agreement from the Michigan Strategic Fund that NMU applied for last April. The grant will allow for expansion...

Education professor applies for $1 million federal grant

Sam Banks March 21, 2013

Funds would help train principles in Native American education The NMU School of Education has applied for a grant to develop a new program to educate American Indian and Alaska Native school administrators...

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