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The North Wind

NEW FRIENDS — Students gather to discuss their experiences and what they expect from the program.

Languages, Literatures and International Studies Department hosts Fall Kickoff

Amelia Kashian September 8, 2023

At the start of each school year, many departments host kickoff parties to introduce faculty and staff and to create a welcoming environment before classes begin. The Languages, Literatures & International...

ROTC program helps students develop leadership skills

ROTC program helps students develop leadership skills

Kara Toay November 16, 2017

Since 1969, NMU has offered an ROTC program that trains students to become second lieutenants and help them ultimately transition into the U.S. Army, National Guard or the Army Reserves after college....

New lifeguard program makes swimming safer

Kaitlyn Doane September 13, 2012

Summer has come and gone and school is back in session, but many college students are still enjoying Marquette’s gorgeous beaches and of course, the lake. Lake Superior is just a short walk away from...

McNair scholarship aids students seeking Ph.D.

Heidi Robitaille September 6, 2012

The McNair Scholarship Program is seeking students for its program and will begin accepting applications on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. In order to qualify for the program, a student must be a first generation...

Student searches for ‘a different kind of skateboard’

Nolan Krebs September 6, 2012

It’s not uncommon to see students riding to class on a skateboard or longboard, but this fall you might come across something different. For senior human centered design major Adam Reed, making skateboards...

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