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AGAINST ALL ODDS — Joseph Calderon poses next to the land acknowledgment sign, located in the academic mall, that denotes that NMU is on the ancestral homelands of the Anishinaabe Three Fires Confederacy of Ojibway, Odawa, and Potawatomi Indians. Calderon enrolled at NMU in 2021, returning to higher education after failing at other institutions along the West Coast.

Exceeding expectations: Joseph Calderon’s return to higher education

Andie Balenger April 12, 2023

A successful return to higher education after a gap year is a difficult feat to accomplish. For some, the long lectures, late-night study sessions and prospect of failing an exam can seem unbearable to...

FUN IN THE SUN — Kylie Saunders on a fun trip to Mackinac Island with Sarah Triemstra (not pictured) in 2022. Most of their trips are medically focused so they try to take advantage of the time and money when they can.

Profile — Living with Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome

Katarina Rothhorn February 17, 2023

When Kylie Saunders was 14 years old, her life growing up in Chicago revolved around sports: soccer, volleyball, track and field and basketball. “I was hoping at the time to eventually get a soccer...

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NMU graduate student featured in writers podcast

Rayna Sherbinow January 28, 2021

In September of last year, the MFA Writers podcast interviewed Hannah Cajandig-Taylor. Cajandig-Taylor is a poet and flash writer from Columbia, Missouri. She is also in her third year pursuing a master's...

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