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A Q&A with WellBeing

Rachel Pott December 4, 2023

Abigail Wyche was appointed as the Special Advisor for Mental Health and Wellness at Northern Michigan University in 2022. With the implementation of the WellBeing Department and Center in 2023, Wyche's...

LEAVE NO TRACE — Heather Vivian from Respect Marquette County educates on the impacts of outdoor recreation as part of the organizations mission of protecting natural resources.

Leave No Trace 101 workshop promotes protecting natural resources

Benjamin Bures December 1, 2023

Respect Marquette County and the Marquette Area Chapter of the North Country Trail Association partnered to present a Leave No Trace 101 Workshop at Barrel and Beam Wednesday, Nov. 15 for any and all hikers...

LOCAL HOUSING — The city of Marquette has faced several challenges regarding affordability in the area.

Marquette city manager addresses affordable housing in the city

Ryley Wilcox December 1, 2023

The lack of affordable housing and access to transportation is heavy on the minds of NMU students, impacting many facets of student life on campus and within the greater Marquette community. The lack...

SHINE PROJECTS — Students gather to strategize and connect with NMU sustainability and all that plays a role in it. Photo courtesy of Jes Thompson

SHINE program provides sustainability progress, opportunities

Annamarie Parker December 1, 2023

Working to better the environment and get students involved, Northern Michigan University’s SHINE program was developed. SHINE is the Sustainability Hub for Innovation & Environment, and its mission...

NEW FEATURES - The plan for what the new Harden Hall should look like. Renovation should take about two years, and the library will be updated with many new features.

Harden Hall to receive two-year renovation

Katarina Rothhorn December 1, 2023

After a decade of discussions, proposals and attempts to secure funding, Harden Hall is scheduled to undergo significant renovations starting Dec. 16, 2023.   During the renovations, the Lydia M....

Campus-wide mental health survey returns to gather new data

Campus-wide mental health survey returns to gather new data

Rachel Pott November 17, 2023

The WellBeing Department is currently distributing the Healthy Minds Survey to all NMU students, as well as faculty and staff. The survey opened on Oct. 23, 2023, and will close this Friday, Nov. 17.  The...

TV6 CANATHON — Marquette Ending Hunger has placed 17 donation boxes — like the one pictured above — around campus in every building, including academic buildings and residence hall lobbies to collect cans for the can drive.

Marquette Ending Hunger collects cans, funds for TV6 Canathon

Ryley Wilcox November 16, 2023

Marquette Ending Hunger (MEH) is collecting non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the TV6 Canathon through Dec. 1. Drop off locations for cans are located in multiple locations and counties...

SIMULATION — Students run through poverty simulation on Nov. 7.

Student Nurses Association hosts simulation to aid understanding of poverty

Rachel Pott November 9, 2023

In conjunction with the Student Nurses Association, Terry Delpier, a nursing professor, is running two Poverty Simulations, on Nov. 7 and Nov. 15, both held in the Northern Center Ballrooms II, III and...

DRESS REHEARSAL — Actors rehearse for opening night of Clybourne Park. The play continues the story of a segregated 1959 Chicago brought to life in Lorraine Hansberrys play “A Raisin in the Sun”.
Photo courtesy of John Scheibe

Forest Roberts Theatre presents “Clybourne Park”

Benjamin Bures November 9, 2023

Forest Roberts Theatre debuted their production of "Clybourne Park" on Nov. 2 and will be performing shows in the Panowski Black Box Theatre the first and second weeks of November. “Clybourne Park”,...

Climate at Noon returns this month featuring NMU alum

Climate at Noon returns this month featuring NMU alum

Rachel Pott November 3, 2023

This month's Climate at Noon event will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 in Jamrich 1313. Friday’s event will feature Tyler Penrod, who works for the Superior Watershed Program as the program manager for the...

56th Annual Fall Job Fair to feature 84 employers

56th Annual Fall Job Fair to feature 84 employers

Rachel Pott October 25, 2023

Marking 56 years of the Fall Job Fair, the event will once again take place on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 1-4 p.m. in the Northern Center Ballrooms.  “It is a great opportunity to talk to the employers...

APEX OFFICER — The VR simulation area in the Jacobetti Complex has plenty of space allowing trainees to safely participate in simulations.

First Apex Officer virtual reality in Michigan comes to Jacobetti Complex

Rachel Pott October 18, 2023

Along with many departments in the Jacobetti Complex getting upgrades as a result of the new renovations, the Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy and Public Safety Institute has received...

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