Events

Tuesday, September 26

Alexis Rockman Learning Lab and Display

A display of three large scale prints of Rockman's Great Lakes Cycle series of paintings, 25 field drawings and digital projections. Held in conjunction with...

Employee Benefits Fair--Save the Date

Employee Benefits Fair--Save the Date

The 2017 Employee Benefits Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. One hour of released-time will be granted for employees attending the Fair. The Benefits Fair gives faculty and staff the opportunity to learn more about their TIAA or MPSERS Retirement plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical and dental plan, CVS/Caremark prescription drug plan, and EyeMed vision plan from plan representatives. In addition, Voya Life, Wageworks, AFLAC, and Marketplace Insurance Plan representatives will be present. The Fair is also your chance to get your flu shot and have your blood pressure checked by staff at the NMU Health Center. Other campus departments participating in the Fair include Human Resources, Athletics/Recreational Sports, Dining Services, and the NMU Wellness Committee. If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Bjorne, Human Resources Department at kportale@nmu.edu or phone 227-1030.

McNair Scholars Program Applications

McNair Scholars Program Applications

The McNair Scholars Program is accepting applications! If you're interested in research or graduate school, come visit with us to find out whether you are eligible. Join us for coffee, snacks, and conversation. Get your eligibility and application questions answered at one of our open houses: Tuesday, October 3, 11am-1pm in Whitman 141Monday, October 16, 12pm-2pm in Whitman 141Benefits to selected students include: Paid research internship Funded travel to conferences and campus visitsApplication fee waiversGraduate school advisingGRE prepEligibility requirements: First-generation and low-income OR underrepresented minorityAt least 40 creditsAt least 2.75 GPA Questions? Email mcnair@nmu.edu, call (906)227-2590, stop by Whitman 145 or visit http://www.nmu.edu/mcnairscholars/

Rabbit Island Artist in Residence Exhibition

The Rabbit Island Residency, located on a remote island in Lake Superior, unofficially launched in 2010. For the last six years the museum has partnered with...

UP-EMS Conference Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to collate, staple, assemble packets, and help with general office support for the UP-EMS Conference that will be held on September...

United Conference

The 12th annual UNITED Conference will be September 25 and 26, 2017 on the NMU campus. The conference will feature guest speakers, exhibits, concerts,...

Wildcat Weekend Volunteer

Wildcat Weekend is coming up on Saturday, October 21, and the Admissions Office is looking for student volunteers that are energetic and excited to welcome...

Nursing BSN applications accepted 9/1-10/1/17

Nursing BSN applications accepted 9/1-10/1/17

The online application for the winter 2018 semester BSN program will be open from September 1 to October 1, 2017 at http://www.nmu.edu/nursing/application. If you have completed or are enrolled in fall 2017 semester for all BSN prerequisite courses*, you must apply to be considered for admission to the BSN program. If needed, contact your adviser for the appropriate semester for you to apply. The BSN application for winter 2018 admission will close on October 1 at 11:59 p.m. and no late applications will be accepted. The application will require attachments. The requirements will differ depending on your academic history. Our guidelines require you to attach the following: A copy of your unofficial NMU student transcript. Include current semester of classes & GPA. (This can be requested through your MyNMU Student Services tab and saved as a .htm, .html or .pdf file.) A NMU Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE) and unofficial transcripts for all colleges or universities you have attended if you have earned less than 12 credits at NMU. If not previously provided to the School of Nursing or changes have occurred, Post Baccalaureate students transferring pre-requisite courses from another institution must complete the “Post Baccalaureate Prerequisite Check List”. This form can be found by following this link: http://www.nmu.edu/nursing/sites/DrupalNursing/files/UserFiles/Post_bacc_checklist.pdf, and is also available on the NMU Nursing website. The student must print this form and bring it to the Registrar’s office (2202 Hedgcock) to be completed. Allow 5 business days for processing. This form is then to be picked up from the Registrar’s office by the student and submitted to the Nursing office (2301 New Science Facility) in an envelope sealed and stamped by the Registrar. This is due no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, October 2. If you have received AP (advanced placement) credit for or Chemistry (CH109 or CH107/108 or CH111/112) you will need to attach a copy of your official scoring report from the College Board. If you are transferring from another nursing program, please provide a letter of good standing from the director of the previous nursing program. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to LuAnne Crupi (lcrupi@nmu.edu). Apply early since there are no exceptions to the deadline date. *Required nursing prerequisites: AH 102, BI 203, BI 207/201, BI 208/202, CH 109, HN 301A, HN 301B, PY 100 (select other courses may be accepted, see your adviser if you have questions)

12:01am
NMU Plant Ecology Club Meeting!

NMU Plant Ecology Club Meeting!

Come join the Plant Ecology Club! We are a student oganization of plant enthisists that meet once a week to talk and learn about plants and Ecology. We plan bi-weekly field trips to remote places in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Come attend a meeting if you're interseted or just want to learn more about plants.

LatinX Identity and Power by Olmeca

Olmeca will focus on identity politics surrounding labels like Hispanic, Latino American, etc. He will address three main spaces of power, including...

Ushers Needed for Forest Robert Theatre Play:  Noises Off

Ushers Needed for Forest Robert Theatre Play: Noises Off

The FRT is looking for student volunteers to usher for our upcoming production of Noises Off. Ushers would be responsible for handing out programs, taking tickets, and helping people to their seats. If there are available seats, ushers may also see the show for free on the night that they are volunteering. Dates and times of the show are: Friday, September 29th, at 7:30pm Saturday, September 30th, at 1:00pm Saturday, September 30th, at 7:30pm Thursday, October 5, at 7:30 pm Friday, October 6, at 7:30 pm Saturday, October 7, at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 7, at 7:30 pm Ushers should arrive at least an hour before the show begins, and dress code is business casual, but preferably black clothing.

Ushers Needed for Forest Robert Theatre Play:  Noises Off

The Forest Robert's Theatre is looking for student volunteers to usher for their upcoming production of Noises Off. Ushers would be responsible for handing...

Biodiversity in the Depths:  Science, Aesthetics, and the Creatures of the Abyss

Dr. Stacy Alaimo Why should deep-sea life—so remote from us and so different from us—matter to us as humans? Explore paintings and photographs of the...

Making American Indian Rhetorics by Malea Powell

This presentation focuses on three Indiana based Indigenous women artists/teachers who blend their missed tribal traditions and formal arts education from...

Interconnected by Lama Tsultrim Gyaltsen

We see ourselves as individuals, which is not consistent with reality. Learn how this thinking is flawed and how realignment with the interconnectedness and...

International Folk Dancing

International Folk Dancing

The NMU International Dancers welcome you to learn about culture and movement through dance. We meet Tuesdays (all year) to learn and practice dances from around the world. There are some opportunities for performing around the local/regional area, but no one is required to perform. No experience or partner is necessary. We teach at whatever level the participants require.

7:30pm
Woman Trapped Inside a Woman’s Body by Alison Grillo

Alison’s off-beat humor and “trans-cendent” comedy routine highlights photos from her past and current life as she shares personal stories and makes...

Tuesday, September 26