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The North Wind

Man pushes a boulder up a slope

Opinion — We came here to graduate, push through and get your degree

Chris Anderson November 14, 2022

College is the place where people go to better their life by continuing their education and learning valuable skills that will translate to a comfortable position doing what they have always wanted to...

BURNING NIGHT OIL—Evening students drift through the 24-hour study lounge in the lower level of the LRC, taking care of their studies before the morning comes again.

Late-night study lounge extends for full semester

Adan Mulvaney January 23, 2020

The 24-hour study lounge, usually held only during exam week at the end of each semester, is being extended to serve students throughout the entire semester. The study lounge will now be located in...

Take breaks while studying

Zac Cogley April 25, 2013

With final exams and papers approaching, I’d like to offer some advice on dealing with the work that lies just ahead. All of the suggestions below have pretty strong empirical support — that is, they’ve...

Students learn lifelong lessons abroad

Katie Buda December 6, 2012

Study abroad offers Northern students a chance to experience a variety of cultures while still earning credit toward their degree. English professors Z.Z. Lehmberg and Peter Goodrich will be leading...

Learn your study abroad options

Adele Herman September 20, 2012

A Study Abroad Coffee Chat will be held by the International Programs Office at NMU for students to get an introduction to the process of selecting a study abroad program. The chat, from 3 to 5 p.m....

Study abroad makes for a unique experience

Mindy Grabko September 20, 2012

The International Programs office will be offering a service trip for students to travel and volunteer in Ecuador over spring break. It’s not often that a student gets to jump in hot springs, hike...

Study abroad fair teaches how to travel and study

Marcellino Signorelli September 13, 2012

The Study Abroad Fair will offer students a chance to learn how to combine a college education as well as travelling the world. The International Programs office will be hosting the fair from 10 a.m....

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