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PRIDE MONTH— Although last year saw the cancellation of gender fair, the event has adjusted to a virtual format. 2020 marks the 4th annual gender fair at NMU.

Gender fair highlights equality, inclusion throughout March

Rayna Sherbinow March 15, 2021

The fourth annual Gender Fair is underway. Throughout March, the NMU Gender and Sexuality Studies website is displaying multiple projects by students, as well as virtual presentations from faculty and...

WHERES THE ISOLATION—Speaker Michelle Farrell Ph.D. comes to NMU Oct. 24 and 25 to present Is Havana Isolated or is Washington? Media, Internet, Film, Distribution and Cuba Today. At the event she discusses the relationship between Cuban media and the U.S.
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Professor to speak on Cuban media distribution

Justin Van't Hof October 17, 2019

Michelle Farrell, Ph.D., an associate professor of Spanish at Fairfield University, Connecticut is holding a talk with help from the department of languages, literatures and international studies as well...

Jennifer Newsom speaks on fighting societal gender roles

Jennifer Newsom speaks on fighting societal gender roles

Leeza Long-Cash November 16, 2017

Award and Emmy-winning documentarian and CEO of “The Representation Project,” Jennifer Newsom, spoke at NMU Wednesday, Nov. 15, discussed the harmful effects of American gender roles. The...

Speaker set to lecture in community and at NMU about effects of genocide

Emily Pagel April 4, 2013

Lev Raphael will be visiting NMU’s campus and the Marquette community from Sunday, April 7 through Tuesday, April 9 to discuss second-generation Holocaust survivors and the effects of genocide on future...

Psychic celebrity visits campus

Chris Dittrick March 14, 2013

Acclaimed psychic Chip Coffey will be visiting NMU on Saturday, March 16 in Jamrich 102. Coffey is known for his appearances on the A&E channel programs, “Paranormal State” and “Psychic Kids,”...

Nationally recognized social activist Sandra Fluke to speak at Northern

Amanda Monthei March 14, 2013

As an attorney and social justice activist, 31-year-old Sandra Fluke has been one of the foremost female voices in the increasingly complex discussion regarding women’s rights issues, namely contraceptive...

Oh Yeah NMU! Tim Harris presents inspirational speech

Sam Banks February 28, 2013

As audience members filed into the Great Lakes room on Monday, Feb. 25, motivational speaker Tim Harris was full of life, making his way through the aisles and stopping to chat with nearly everyone in...

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