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NMU Diverts Gloves from Landfill January 22, 2021

NMU Diverts Gloves from Landfill January 22, 2021

Northern Michigan University diverted 287 pounds of glove waste from landfills during the fall semester, further demonstrating its commitments to sustainability and social responsibility. The NMU Safety Department began participating in the RightCycle personal protection equipment recycling program because it anticipated increased reliance on single-use gloves as a Covid-19 precaution...

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NMU Esports Adapts to COVID-19 January 20, 2021

NMU Esports Adapts to COVID-19 January 20, 2021

Northern Michigan University’s new esports team has not been impacted by COVID-19 to the same level as other sports because it can be adapted to an alternative format. The team opened its first season with a 3-1 record before the semester break. Though they weren’t able to attend any local area...

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UPLINK to Digitize U.P. History January 19, 2021

UPLINK to Digitize U.P. History January 19, 2021

Northern Michigan University has received a $100,000 grant to launch UPLINK, a collaborative, regional digital network that will enable U.P. heritage organizations to preserve historical manuscript collections and offer online public access. The two-year project is being supported by a National Archives’ National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) implementation...

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NMU Hosts MLK Day Virtual Gathering Monday January 18, 2021

NMU Hosts MLK Day Virtual Gathering Monday January 18, 2021

Northern Michigan University will honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a virtual gathering based on the theme of “Civil Rights Movements Past and Present: Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation.” The event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 18. The virtual gathering will showcase the legacy of...

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NMU Complies with DHHS Extension December 18, 2020

NMU Complies with DHHS Extension December 18, 2020

Northern Michigan University will comply with today’s Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to extend its epidemic order through mid-January. The extension will not impact the previously planned start of winter semester classes on Tuesday, Jan. 19. It will delay the reopening of campus residence halls to Jan....

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NMU Complies with DHHS Extension December 18, 2020

NMU Complies with DHHS Extension December 18, 2020

Northern Michigan University will comply with today’s Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to extend its epidemic order through mid-January. The extension will not impact the previously planned start of winter semester classes on Tuesday, Jan. 19. It will delay the reopening of campus residence halls to Jan....

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NMU Participates in ‘Project Accelerate’ December 16, 2020

NMU Participates in ‘Project Accelerate’ December 16, 2020

Northern Michigan University’s Heidi Blanck and Kathy Richards personify the success women can achieve in construction, engineering, design and trades. Blanck is an associate professor in NMU’s construction management program. Richards is associate vice president for Engineering and Planning/Facilities. Each gave a recent presentation encouraging other women to explore related...

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NMU Day of Giving Increases Aid, Opportunity December 10, 2020

NMU Day of Giving Increases Aid, Opportunity December 10, 2020

Northern Michigan University held its fourth NMU Day of Giving on Dec. 1. Alumni and friends from across the globe, university employees, community members and students came together and responded with Wildcat pride to help increase opportunities and expand critical access and aid at NMU. Overall participation to date is...

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Erickson Addresses NMU Winter Semester Plans December 8, 2020

Erickson Addresses NMU Winter Semester Plans December 8, 2020

Northern Michigan University’s “Plan A” for the upcoming winter semester is to provide as much in-person learning as possible, along with on-campus living for students, according to a Monday email from President Fritz Erickson. He also outlined Northern’s “Plan B” in the event the university is forced to go to...

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Alumnus Publishes Short Story Collection December 7, 2020

Alumnus Publishes Short Story Collection December 7, 2020

NMU Alumnus Jeff Vande Zande’s (’93 BS) has published his latest collection of short stories. The Neighborhood Division travels down the shady lanes of the American neighborhood. From kids egging windows to lost joggers and insomniacs to basement prisoners and Orwellian gated communities, the stories grow ever more surreal, holding a darkened mirror...

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