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WATCH AND LEARN — Mary Kelly presents her research on the Presque Isle wetlands using LIDAR data at the Society of Wetland Scientists conference in Washington. Photo Courtesy of Mary Kelly

Planting seeds of positive change: EEGS senior shares experience with saying yes and finding balance

Katarina Rothhorn March 22, 2024

Senior Mary Kelly has always had a strong compassion that has influenced her relationship with the world. When she was in elementary school, she had dreams of becoming a physical therapist or a doctor...

Haylee Kuehl-Weisser presents her research at another cannabis focused conference in California. She will be presenting her research involving different methods of oil extractions for cannabis at the Cannabis Education Conference on April 19 along with other students from NMU.

Cannabis Education Conference will showcase student scholarship

Andie Balenger, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Morgan Naumaan and Haylee Kuehl-Weisser, senior medicinal plant chemistry majors, have been conducting cannabis research for the past year. Now that they have finished their research, produced results...

CANNABIS RESEARCH - Gino Pacifico and Tyler Watson present their research on the pharmaceutical applications of chemicals in birch bark. They were personally invited to present their research at the conference by the head of the Cellulose and Renewable Materials.

Students present medicinal plant chemistry research in California

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Three NMU students from the chemistry department attended the annual American Chemical Society conference last week in San Diego to present their capstone research.   The ACS conference brings...

NIGHT CROSSING — A section of the Peter White Road is seasonally closed off at night to protect the blue-spotted salamanders who migrate to the wetlands to breed in the spring. This road closure was first introduced by an NMU student who started a research project when he noticed salamanders were being crushed by passing cars.

Saving the salamanders

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor March 24, 2022
A section of Peter White Drive will be closed from March 15 to April 30 from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. This partial road closure protects the blue-spotted salamanders while they migrate to the wetlands where they reproduce and then as they migrate back to various areas around the U.P.
Senior medicinal plant chemistry major Haylee Kuehl-Weiser stands next to one of the hemp plants she analyzed in her senior capstone project. She is one of the students graduating this semester and entering into the growing field of medicinal plant chemistry.

Cannabis capstones

Olivia Apa, Features Writer February 2, 2022

The Medicinal Plant Chemistry program is entering its fifth year of existence and many of its seniors are now engaged in their capstone projects gaining extensive knowledge and experience to excel in the...

Climate@Noon event discusses gendered livelihoods, farming in Ghana

Climate@Noon event discusses gendered livelihoods, farming in Ghana

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 6, 2021

Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, assistant professor of geography at the University of Denver, has been researching how ineffective farming in the floodplains of Ghana has led to greater societal issues, especially...

Minds mingle over research

Minds mingle over research

Akasha Khalsa February 20, 2020

Faculty Buzz, an event aimed at integrating new faculty at the university, plans to hold a session this semester, responding to an increased demand for the networking opportunity it provides. This Spring...

GATHER THE ROUND TABLE—McNair scholars and prospective members to the program gather to share and receive information in the Center for Native American Studies in Whitman Hall.

McNair program recruits with open house

Adan Mulvaney January 30, 2020

The Native American Studies program in conjunction with the McNairs Scholars Program hosted an open house on Tuesday, Jan. 28, inviting interested students to come and learn about their offerings in order...

FROST development continues

FROST development continues

Kelsii Kyto November 30, 2017

NMU’s Forensic Research Outdoor Station (FROST) is continuing to be developed as the semester comes to a close. Fencing around the outdoor part of the facility is finished and cameras are up, said...

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