Events

October 17 - November 15, 2019

Thursday, October 17

Volunteer Opportunity: Fresh Coast Film Festival

The Fresh Coast Film Festival is the first of its kind: a documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient...

Volunteer Training

Free Volunteer Training will be held on October 17th from 9-2 at Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice. The training will cover the 15 core modules that are...

Northwestern Mutual: Information Table

Northwestern Mutual financial representatives and staff work with individuals and organizations to clarify their future needs, providing financial products...

Sushipalooza at Temaki

SUSHIPALOOZA at Temaki brings you two whole days of menu specials including sushi Specials, Craft Soda, Kombucha Samples, Bubble Tea, Green Tea Smoothie...

Building a Community Climate Response

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Open House. Chat with reps, pick up handouts, view exhibits. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Short talks by group representatives. Learn how you...

The Full Monty

Based on the 1997 film of the same name, this raucous, pop-rock musical follows six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, low on both cash and prospects, who...

Visiting Writers Series: Reading by Jericho Brown

JERICHO BROWN is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced...

Friday, October 18

Friday Shopping Shuttle

Need to make a trip out to Meijer, Walmart, or Target? Every Friday, the Friday Shopping Shuttle will take students to and from the Marquette location...

Volunteer Opportunity: Fresh Coast Film Festival

The Fresh Coast Film Festival is the first of its kind: a documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient...

Golf U.P Championships

Golf on October 18th, 3:00 PM: U.P. Championships

American Heart Association Heartcode BLS Certification

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEARTCODE BLS (BASIC LIFE SUPPORT) BLENDED LEARNING CERTIFICATION COURSE: This course is appropriate for professionals and...

Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich.

Women's Soccer on October 18th, 4:00 PM: Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich. Conference

Haunted House Volunteering

Volunteers are needed to: Set up one or two haunted stations along the route (must be historically themed, possibly ghosts from a famous Lake Superior...

The Full Monty

Based on the 1997 film of the same name, this raucous, pop-rock musical follows six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, low on both cash and prospects, who...

The Full Monty

Based on the 1997 film of the same name, this raucous, pop-rock musical follows six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, low on both cash and prospects, who...

Saturday, October 19

Volunteer Opportunity: Fresh Coast Film Festival

The Fresh Coast Film Festival is the first of its kind: a documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient...

Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich.

Men's Football on October 19th, 1:00 PM: Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich. Conference, Band Day

Haunted House Volunteering

Volunteers are needed to: Set up one or two haunted stations along the route (must be historically themed, possibly ghosts from a famous Lake Superior...

The Full Monty

Based on the 1997 film of the same name, this raucous, pop-rock musical follows six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, low on both cash and prospects, who...

Sunday, October 20

Home Cleaning

A marquette community member is in need of assistance in cleaning out her home.

Volunteer Opportunity: Yard Work

Raking leaves and yard work. Needed a few times throughout the fall season. Contact Larry at (906)360-4189 for more info.

Davenport vs Northern Michigan University

Women's Soccer on October 20th, 1:00 PM: Davenport vs Northern Mich. Conference

Monday, October 21

Flexible Spending (FSA) Enrollment

Flexible Spending (FSA) Enrollment

The Human Resources Department will hold its annual enrollment period beginning Monday, November 4th through Monday, November 11th.   This is your opportunity to enroll in the Flexible Spending Accounts for next year.  Also, if you, your spouse, or children are not currently enrolled in the medical, dental, and vision plans this is your chance to do so.  The benefits effective date is January 1, 2020.  Watch your e-mail for complete details regarding annual enrollment.  Questions may be directed to Ms. Kimberly Hongisto, Benefits Assistant, at khongist@nmu.edu or Ms. Kristen Bjorne, Director of Benefits, at kportale@nmu.edu.

Room at the Inn - Volunteers Needed

Room at the Inn (RATI) is a local 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation, that operates a rotating homeless shelter via local churches as well as a Warming Center...

U.S. Census Bureau: Information Table

Interested in being a Census Taker in the Upper Peninsula? 2020 Census temporary jobs provide: Great pay - $14/hour & $0.58/mileFlexible hoursWeekly...

Positive Psychology and Your Career

Are you a believer in the power of positive thinking? Do you know how your thoughts can fuel or negatively impact your success? This workshop explores the...

Superior Edge Orientation

The main reason that Superior Edge is sweeping across the NMU campus is really quite simple. Participants can get recognized for the activities and...

Superior Edge Orientation

The main reason that Superior Edge is sweeping across the NMU campus is really quite simple. Participants can get recognized for the activities and...

Mapping and Comparing Leadership Styles

Adapted from the NOLS Leadership Educator Notebook, we will map our own leadership style and compare it to others. We will cover pluses and deltas of each...

Mapping and Comparing Leadership Styles

Adapted from the NOLS Leadership Educator Notebook, we will map our own leadership style and compare it to others. We will cover pluses and deltas of each...

Tuesday, October 22

Faculty and Staff Portrait Session

Faculty and Staff Portrait Session

University Marketing and Communications will be holding a walk-in portrait session in early November. Please take this opportunity to stop in to have a new professional portrait taken.

Tuesday, November 5
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jamrich Hall 3rd Floor


Faculty, staff, graduate assistants and teaching assistants have a huge impact on our students’ NMU experience, so let’s show our current and prospective students what we (really) look like and who we are! There is also a very brief questionnaire that we encourage you to fill out online prior to having your photo taken. 

  • No appointment is necessary. It will only take a minute or two.
  • There is no charge.
  • You will be provided with a digital file of your portrait for your own use.

Feel free to bring a prop that signifies your scholarship or personal passion and we will take a “fun” portrait as well. 

AmeriCorps NCCC Information Table

Want to give back while learning new skills? AmeriCorps NCCC could be the perfect opportunity for you to help communities and get the experience of a...

Peace Corps Information Session

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to...

Cocoa and Cram!

Come study for exams, get help in classes, and enter to win free NMU apparel! Come into the woods tutoring center on Tuesday October 22nd, and get some hot...

What Not to Wear Workshop

Think you know what to wear to an interview or job fair? Prove it! We want to see your best example of what you'd wear to a professional career related...

Wednesday, October 23

DON’T FEAR THE FAFSA!

We have set aside Thursday, October 31, as a special day to help you with your 2020-2021 FAFSA. We will have candy, stickers, and expert help! Get your...

Privilege for Sale

Have you ever thought about your privileged place in society? Find out how to identify (lack of) privilege in your daily life. Connect and reflect on the...

Privilege for Sale

Have you ever thought about your privileged place in society? Find out how to identify (lack of) privilege in your daily life. Connect and reflect on the...

Privilege for Sale

Have you ever thought about your privileged place in society? Find out how to identify (lack of) privilege in your daily life. Connect and reflect on the...

Charles River Laboratories: Career Exploration Event

Charles River Laboratories will be on-campus and they're looking for hardworking, quality-driven students who are interested in jump-starting their career in...

College Health 101

College is a whirlwind of exams, studying, homework, meetings, and having a social life... where does health fit into all of this? It can be so easy for...

College Health 101

College is a whirlwind of exams, studying, homework, meetings, and having a social life... where does health fit into all of this? It can be so easy for...

Thursday, October 24

Charles River Laboratories: Interviews

Charles River Laboratories will be on-campus and they're looking for hardworking, quality-driven students who are interested in jump-starting their career in...

NMU FLU CLINIC

Flu shots available for students and staff *insurance will be billed for services *Cash is accepted for those without insurance

How is Your Financial Future?

Sick of living on a college budget? What do you do when you earn post-graduate cash? Come learn how to save, spend, and set yourself up for financial...

Is Havana Isolated or Is Washington? Dr. Michelle L. Farrell

Media, internet, film, distribution and Cuba today. A presentation by Dr. Michelle L. Farrell, Fairfield University. Dr. Farrell will be presenting on new...

"It's Good to Be Rich: Why Liberalism Works," an Evening with World-Famous Economist, Historian, Rhetorician and Transgender Advocate, Prof. Deirdre McCloskey

Students, faculty, administration, staff and community are cordially invited to this very special event—a lecture followed by Q&A with one of the great minds...

"It's Good to Be Rich: Why Liberalism Works," an Evening with World-Famous Economist, Historian, Rhetorician and Transgender Advocate, Prof. Deirdre McCloskey

Students, faculty, administration, staff and community are cordially invited to this very special event—a lecture followed by Q&A with one of the great minds...

"It's Good to Be Rich: Why Liberalism Works," an Evening with World-Famous Economist, Historian, Rhetorician and Transgender Advocate, Prof. Deirdre McCloskey

Students, faculty, administration, staff and community are cordially invited to this very special event—a lecture followed by Q&A with one of the great minds...

Making Democracy Work: Voting Issues and the Census

This forum will involve three presentations: 1. Linda Talsma, Marquette County Clerk, "Proposition 3 and Changes in Michigan Voting Law;" 2. Jo Floey,...

The Human Element Screening

Join us for screening of the new documentary, The Human Element, followed by an interactive session on climate advocacy. You don't want to miss it! The...

Friday, October 25

Friday Shopping Shuttle

Need to make a trip out to Meijer, Walmart, or Target? Every Friday, the Friday Shopping Shuttle will take students to and from the Marquette location...

Is Havana Isolated or Is Washington? Dr. Michelle L. Farrell,

Film screening, El techo (The Roof, Patricia Ramos, 2016) followed by discussion and Q&A with Dr. Michelle L. Farrell, Fairfiled University.

Saginaw Valley vs Northern Mich.

Women's Soccer on October 25th, 3:00 PM: Saginaw Valley vs Northern Mich. Conference

Euchre Tournament

NMU Rec Sports will hold a Euchre Tournament on Friday, October 25th at 6pm in Wildcat Fit Zone. Cost for the tournament is 1 non-perishable food item per...

Saturday, October 26

Volunteer Opportunity: Trail Maintenance

Friends of Tyoga is a non-profit group that is working on keeping the Tyoga Historical trail maintained. It is a natural area located east of Marquette on...

Make A Difference Day

Hungry to help your community and eat a delicious breakfast in a new T-shirt? Come join NMU in celebrating Make A Difference Day. This is a national event...

American Heart Association BLS Renewal Certification

The BLS renewal course is only for individuals with an unexpired BLS certification. If your certification has expired, you will need to complete the...

Jacobetti Home for Veterans

It's Black Jack all day at our fall Vegas Days event and we need at least 30 volunteers to assist alongside seasoned volunteers. Tasks include transporting...

Sunday, October 27

Ashland vs Northern Mich.

Women's Soccer on October 27th, 1:00 PM: Ashland vs Northern Mich. Conference

Lead Climbing/Anchor Cleaning Workshop

Take your climbing to the next level with the ORC and join us for our Lead Climbing/Anchor Cleaning workshop. You won't always be able to set your climb up...

Monday, October 28

Room at the Inn - Volunteers Needed

Room at the Inn (RATI) is a local 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation, that operates a rotating homeless shelter via local churches as well as a Warming Center...

Movie Nights

Celebrating Gay History Month with TWO movie nights! Two Spirits will be shown on Monday, October 28 Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a...

Tuesday, October 29

Movie Nights

Celebrating Gay History Month with TWO movie nights! Two Spirits will be shown on Monday, October 28 Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a...

Winter Travel in the U.P for Non-Yoopers:  How To Be Safe

Are you prepared to get your car out of a snowbank? Get your car up a hill when it is icy? Can you get others out of ditches? Yoopers are known for being...

Winter Travel in the U.P for Non-Yoopers:  How To Be Safe

Are you prepared to get your car out of a snowbank? Get your car up a hill when it is icy? Can you get others out of ditches? Yoopers are known for being...

Central Michigan University Double Reed Trio Concert

NMU's Department of Music is pleased to host the Central Michigan Double Reed Trio on October 29th, 2019. Consisting of oboe, bassoon, and piano, this...

Wednesday, October 30

DON’T FEAR THE FAFSA!

We have set aside Thursday, October 31, as a special day to help you with your 2020-2021 FAFSA. We will have candy, stickers, and expert help! Get your...

University Forum - Budget and State Funding

This will be the second of three university forums for the Fall 2019 semester. This forum will focus on the university's 2019-20 budget and state funding, as...

Psychological Science Colloquium

Niagara Train Bridge Shooting Anthony O’Neill, Detective (Retired) Marinette County Sheriff’s Office Recent events involving active shooters have shocked...

Great Water, Great Economy-Part of the Your Water, Your Voice Campaign

Michigan has 20 percent of the world's freshwater - that's 84 percent of the freshwater in North America. How do you think we should manage it? This fall,...

Friday, November 1

Friday Shopping Shuttle

Need to make a trip out to Meijer, Walmart, or Target? Every Friday, the Friday Shopping Shuttle will take students to and from the Marquette location...

Northern Climate Network

Great Lakes One Water Presenter: Gail Anthony, Community Foundation of Marquette County The Great Lakes One Water Partnership is a multi-year, basin-wide...

Climate Adventure: Time to Take Action and SEA Change

How can you take action against climate change? Discuss current climate issues and how they are affecting our lakes and oceans. Learn about what others are...

Climate Adventure: Time to Take Action and SEA Change

How can you take action against climate change? Discuss current climate issues and how they are affecting our lakes and oceans. Learn about what others are...

Davenport vs Northern Mich.

Men's Soccer on November 1st, 1:00 PM: Davenport vs Northern Mich. Conference

Alabama Huntsville vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on November 1st, 7:00 PM: Alabama Huntsville vs Northern Mich. Conference

Saturday, November 2

Fall College for Kids

Fall College for Kids is a hands-on, minds-on, STEM program for students in grades K-6. Two unique Saturday classes will be offered during the 2019 Fall...

Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich.

Women's Volleyball on November 2nd, 4:00 PM: Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich. Conference and Division

Alabama Huntsville vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on November 2nd, 6:00 PM: Alabama Huntsville vs Northern Mich. Conference

Sunday, November 3

Ashland vs Northern Mich.

Men's Soccer on November 3rd, 1:00 PM: Ashland vs Northern Mich. Conference

Women on the Wall

Join us for Women on the Wall on Sunday, November 3rd from 4pm-6pm! RSVP your spot by confirming on this event page. Free for current members or $10 for a...

Presidential Scholars Competition

Scholarship competiton for 2019-20 high school seniors.

Monday, November 4

Room at the Inn - Volunteers Needed

Room at the Inn (RATI) is a local 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation, that operates a rotating homeless shelter via local churches as well as a Warming Center...

Presidential Scholars Competition

Scholarship competition for 2019-20 high school seniors.

Career Preparation and Searching isn't a Movie Montage...

Have you ever watched a movie montage and thought, well that looked easy? Have you ever been inspired by them? Movie montages can make complex tasks seem...

Tuesday, November 5

University Forum -- New and Big Ideas

This will be the final of three university forums for the Fall 2019 semester. This forum will focus on some of the new and big ideas in discussion on campus...

Mapping and Comparing Leadership Styles

Adapted from the NOLS Leadership Educator Notebook, we will map our own leadership style and compare it to others. We will cover pluses and deltas of each...

Planning a Successful Event

Whether you’re planning an event for a crowd of 20, 200, or 2,000, this workshop will introduce you to the basic steps of event planning that result in...

CliftonStrengths Assessment Workshop

Advocating for your unique skills can elevate you as a candidate in your job search process. Do you know what your natural talents are? CliftonStrengths...

Wednesday, November 6

U.S. Army: Information Table

The U.S. Army will be on campus to offer information about their part-time service opportunities, as well as their tuition assistance program and other...

Thursday, November 7

Consent and Healthy Relationships

This workshop will cover understanding consent, what happens when relationships go wrong, when is it time to get out, what happens when your partner won't...

Consent and Healthy Relationships

This workshop will cover understanding consent, what happens when relationships go wrong, when is it time to get out, what happens when your partner won't...

Researching Your Book—History, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Local with Tyler R. Tichelaar

Marquette’s most prolific author and NMU grad teaches you how to find history in genealogy, photos, newspapers, and other archives to develop your own...

What We Leave Behind: Addressing Climate Change Through Dance

How to we change the conversation surrounding climate change? By examining and relating to the people and places we love. Join NMU in a collaborative...

Friday, November 8

Friday Shopping Shuttle

Need to make a trip out to Meijer, Walmart, or Target? Every Friday, the Friday Shopping Shuttle will take students to and from the Marquette location...

Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich.

Women's Soccer on November 8th, 2:00 PM: Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich. Conference

Introduction to Falun Dafa:  An Ancient Practice to Improve Mind and Body

Falun Dafa is an advanced self-cultivation practice. In the words of Falun Dafa’s founder, Mr. Li Hongzhi, “Assimilation to the highest qualities of the...

Introduction to Falun Dafa:  An Ancient Practice to Improve Mind and Body

Falun Dafa is an advanced self-cultivation practice. In the words of Falun Dafa’s founder, Mr. Li Hongzhi, “Assimilation to the highest qualities of the...

Northwood vs Northern Mich.

Women's Volleyball on November 8th, 4:30 PM: Northwood vs Northern Mich. Conference

St. Cloud St. vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on November 8th and 9th, 7:00 PM and 6:00PM: St. Cloud St. vs Northern Mich.

What We Leave Behind: Addressing Climate Change Through Dance

How to we change the conversation surrounding climate change? By examining and relating to the people and places we love. Join NMU in a collaborative...

Saturday, November 9

Saginaw Valley vs Northern Mich.

Men's Football on November 9th, 1:00 PM: Saginaw Valley vs Northern Mich. Conference

What We Leave Behind: Addressing Climate Change Through Dance

How to we change the conversation surrounding climate change? By examining and relating to the people and places we love. Join NMU in a collaborative...

Ferris St. vs Northern Mich.

Women's Volleyball on November 9th, 4:00 PM: Ferris St. Northern Mich.

St. Cloud St. vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on November 8th and 9th, 7:00 PM and 6:00PM: St. Cloud St. vs Northern Mich.

What We Leave Behind: Addressing Climate Change Through Dance

How to we change the conversation surrounding climate change? By examining and relating to the people and places we love. Join NMU in a collaborative...

Sunday, November 10

Social Security Retirement Planning Workshops

Social Security Retirement Planning Workshops

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is offering free retirement planning workshops presented via live webinars.  The monthly workshop tackles the major points of consideration one needs to think about before, after, and while making that tough decision of when and what to file for with the SSA.  Retirement benefits, spousal benefits, widows benefits, Medicare and everything in between will be covered in the webinar.  Participation is interactive so you will be able to ask questions to help alleviate the uneasiness that may come with taking the next step into retirement.  Attendees will be better prepared and confident when making their Social Security decisions.  Register here.

Risk-Management Seminar

Hazing is not a Greek problem, it is an organizational problem. We will discuss the effect that hazing, sexual assault, and drinking can have on...

Risk-Management Seminar

Hazing is a not a Greek problem, it is an organizational problem. We will discuss the effect that hazing, sexual assault, and dirnking can have on...

Risk-Management Seminar

Hazing is not a Greek problem, it is an organizational problem. We will discuss the effect that hazing, sexual assault, and drinking can have on...

NMU Percussion Ensemble Concert

The Department of Music is proud to present the NMU Percussion Ensemble in their Fall Concert.

Presidential Scholars Competition

Scholarship competition for 2019-20 high school seniors.

Monday, November 11

Room at the Inn - Volunteers Needed

Room at the Inn (RATI) is a local 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation, that operates a rotating homeless shelter via local churches as well as a Warming Center...

Presidential Scholars Competition

Scholarship competition for 2019-20 high school seniors.

Diversity Read:  "I Am Malala"

Our Diversity read for this semester is "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai. Malala was shot in the face for defending girls' rights to an education in the...

LinkedIn 101:  Enriching Your Professional Presence on Social Media

Social media can be an underutilized way of building and establishing a strong professional presence online. Have you created a LinkedIn account? Join the...

Tuesday, November 12

CliftonStrengths and Your Career

So you have taken the CliftonStrengths Assessment and you have your top five, but you want to know more? Come learn more about your top five themes, how they...

CliftonStrengths and Your Career

So you have taken the CliftonStrengths Assessment and you have your top five, but you want to know more? Come learn more about your top five themes, how they...

Planning a Successful Event

Whether you’re planning an event for a crowd of 20, 200, or 2,000, this workshop will introduce you to the basic steps of event planning that result in...

Planning a Successful Event

Whether you’re planning an event for a crowd of 20, 200, or 2,000, this workshop will introduce you to the basic steps of event planning that result in...

Wednesday, November 13

Relieving Stress through Deep Relaxation Techniques and Mindfulness Meditation

Anxiety is pervasive in our society and is taking a toll on many of us. You are not, however, powerless against it. Learn how to become aware of your...

Relieving Stress through Deep Relaxation Techniques and Mindfulness Meditation

Anxiety is pervasive in our society and is taking a toll on many of us. You are not, however, powerless against it. Learn how to become aware of your...

Thursday, November 14

Confrontation & Feedback

Come join the MERC & SSWO to learn about how to give and receive feedback in the workplace. We will also go over the CORRECT way to deal with confrontation...

Crocheting for Relaxation

Yarn crafting is a productive way to relax, and yarn is relatively inexpensive. This workshop is intended to teach participants the basics of how to...

Crocheting for Relaxation

Yarn crafting is a productive way to relax, and yarn is relatively inexpensive. This workshop is intended to teach partipants the basics of how to crochet. ...

Marquette Area Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Volunteer Opportunity

Marquette Area Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is in need of volunteers to help with childcare during our meetings. Meetings are held the second Thursday from...

Friday, November 15

Friday Shopping Shuttle

Need to make a trip out to Meijer, Walmart, or Target? Every Friday, the Friday Shopping Shuttle will take students to and from the Marquette location...

Alas. Fairbanks vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on November 15th and 16th, 7:00 PM and 6:00 PM: Alas. Fairbanks vs Northern Mich. Conference

Guest Artist Concert: Daniel Hsu, Piano

The NMU Department of Music is excited to present the award-winning pianist Daniel Hsu, bronze medal winner at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano...

October 17 - November 15, 2019