Announcements

TIAA Financial Webinar

TIAA Financial Webinar

In the years leading up to retirement, and in retirement, protecting your retirement savings becomes just as important as growing it.  Are you overexposed to market losses?  Will you outlive your money?  Are you confident you can retire on your own terms?  Register today for a free TIAA Financial Essentials webinar on Wednesday, March 18th from 12 noon to 1 p.m.  and join the discussion on how to create your own personal “pension” with TIAA Traditional and market proof your retirement.  When click on the link and are directed to the flyer, hit the schedule online button.

3/12
Diversity Common Reader Events Coming Up

Diversity Common Reader Events Coming Up

If you haven't read Southside Buddhist by Ira Sukrungruang yet, it's not to late to pick up your copy from the MERC (3001 Hedgcock.) Free for students! 

Program events are happening March 23-March 27. Visit www.nmu.edu/diversitycommittee/reading for full details on the talks, including: 

  • Author Keynote - 7:30pm Thursday 3/26 in Mead Auditorium
  • Zen Buddhism - Talk and Guided Meditation
  • Immigration to the U.P. in the NMU Archives
  • Panel Presentation on Obesity, Diabetes & Depression
  • International Student Panel Presentation
  • Book Discussion

Group reading in the library atrium from 12-1 the next two Fridays.

3/16
Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes

Promotion/Transfers

Dawn Allen (effective 2/10/2020)

To: Principal Secretary (4B) in the Registrar's office

 

Jonathan Sandoval (effective 2/17/2020)

To: Head Women's Soccer Coach (CT) in Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Sports

 

New Hires

Alden Griffus (effective 3/2/2020)

To: Executive Chef (SA) in Dining Services

 

Jacob Paupore (effective 3/16/2020)

To: NIC Network Specialist I (T2) in the Network Infrastructure Center

 

Joseph Ombrello (effective 4/1/2020)

To: Manager-Purchasing (SA) in Purchasing

3/16
HR-Related Events Postponed

HR-Related Events Postponed

The HR New Automation Open House that was scheduled for March 18 has been postponed until April or May.

NMU's Annual Employee Recognition Event that was scheduled for April 22 has been postponed until the Fall.

3/17
Olson Library Offers Online Borrowing and Scanning Requests

Olson Library Offers Online Borrowing and Scanning Requests

While the library is closed to users, you still have the opportunity to access Lydia M. Olson Library materials.

Patrons are able to borrow physical materials, with several delivery options available, including campus pick up and U.S. Postal Service. Requests can be made via our Lydia M. Olson Borrowing Request (http://bit.ly/olsonborrowing). Please fill out as much information as possible, and select your delivery preference.

To request digitization of available print materials, use the Lydia M. Olson Scanning Request (http://bit.ly/olsonscanning).

If the material is restricted by copyright, you may request:

  • Books - 1 chapter or 20% of the entire material, whichever is greater.
  • Articles - 1 article per journal or newspaper issue.


The scan will be delivered to you via the email address you provide.

Any questions should be directed to the Olson Library staff: library@nmu.edu, 906-227-2260.

 

3/20
Women's Leadership Summit 2020

Women's Leadership Summit 2020

A moderated panel of professionals discusses women in the academy and navigating leadership. Free for all NMU students. Come with your questions. 

Saturday, March 21 * 9am - 2pm * Peninsula Room * Northern Center

Panelists include Donna Becker Ph.D., Martha Gerig Ph.D., Brandon Gerig Ph.D., Sonia Geschwindt M.D., Sierra Gillman M.S. Candidate, Amy Hamilton Ph.D., Christine Hartline Ph.D., Diana Lafferty, Ph.D., Lesley Larkin Ph.D., Jill Leonard Ph.D., Martin Martin M.S., Erich Ottem Ph.D., Mandy Taisto M.S. Candidate, Kate Teeter Ph.D., Alisha Wasilewski PA-C, Susy Ziegler Ph.D. 

Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes

New Hire

Joseph Ombrello (effective 3/26/2020)

To: Manager-Purchasing (SA) in Purchasing

3/23
TIAA Live Webinar -- Market Volatility

TIAA Live Webinar -- Market Volatility

TIAA is hosting a Financial Essentials webinar along with Brian Nick, Nuveen Chief Investment Strategist, who will share his perspective on the recent market volatility.  This is a special live webinar you won't want to miss scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th from 2-3 p.m.  In addition,  TIAA is offering a wide variety of webinars during the months of April through June including tax planning, estate planning, understanding Medicare, and many more!  Register for these and other titles by visiting TIAA.org/webinars

3/23
Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes

Promotion

Carley Saint-Onge (effective 3/19/2020)

To: Social Media Manager (P5) in University Marketing & Communications

3/30
Abstract Deadline - Undergraduate Research Week

Abstract Deadline - Undergraduate Research Week

NMU will participate in National Undergraduate Research Week from April 20-24. Students who wish to share their research must submit an abstract by April 10 to the abstract submission form

Students can participate by sharing their work in one of three ways: 

  • Electronic poster presentation 
  • Three minute talk with one slide
  • 5 page max essay

More information about abstract specifications and presentation submission can be found at the celebration event webpage: www.nmu.edu/studentcelebration. Direct questions to studentcelebrate@nmu.edu. 

3/31
Northern STAR Award Recipients

Northern STAR Award Recipients

Northern STAR Award Recipients

Congratulations to our recent Northern STAR Awards recipients!

 

  • Debbie Tasson, NMU Foundation
  • Sandra Kent, NMU Foundation
  • Mark Dellangelo, ACAC
  • Jeff Wommer, Network Operations Center
  • Jerome Anderson, Network Operations Center
  • Kristin Demboski, Health Center
  • David Rice, NMU Police Department
  • Tom Gerou, Plant Operations
  • Karen Rinne, LIS/Library
  • Jessica Brown-Kovala, LIS/Library
  • Jose Garcia, ACAC
  • Dianne Stone, Dining Services
  • Mary Erbisch, Northern Center & Events
  • Cindi Carlson, ACAC
  • Sara Kilgras, ACAC
  • Joe Rowles, ACAC
  • Rick Mengyan, Physics
  • LaMart Hightower, Social Work
  • Abigail Wyche, Social Work
  • Sarah Carlson, Social Work
  • Karl Johnson, Social Work
  • Kathy Richards, Plant Operations

 

Let's continue to recognize the outstanding work being done every day! Visit nmu.edu/hr/NorthernSTAR to get a STAR card to send virtually today.

3/31
POSTPONED: Cats

Leap into the magical world of the Jellicle Cats with the fourth-longest-running Broadway show of all time! This smash hit musical brings together a tribe of...

POSTPONED: Cats

Leap into the magical world of the Jellicle Cats with the fourth-longest-running Broadway show of all time! This smash hit musical brings together a tribe of...

Visiting Scholar Kyle Bladow lecturing on Environmental Justice Literature

Kyle Bladow is Assistant Professor of Native American Studies at Northland College. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from Northern Michigan University...

POSTPONED: Cats

Leap into the magical world of the Jellicle Cats with the fourth-longest-running Broadway show of all time! This smash hit musical brings together a tribe of...

NMU Superior Climbing Competition

This event brings climbers from across the upper Midwest together for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie. New and seasoned climbers of all ages...

NMU Percussion Ensemble

The NMU Department of Music is proud to present the NMU Percussion Ensemble in their first concert of the season.

POSTPONED: Cats

Leap into the magical world of the Jellicle Cats with the fourth-longest-running Broadway show of all time! This smash hit musical brings together a tribe of...

CANCELED - NMU Alumni Reception in Washington, D.C.

NMU Board of Trustees Chair Steve Mitchell ’67, members of the NMU Board of Trustees and President Fritz Erickson invite you to an alumni reception hosted by...

UW Madison Faculty Brass Quintet

The NMU Department of Music is proud to present The UW Madison - Faculty Brass Quintet in our second installment of the Siril Concert Series for the season.

APA STYLE

Are you required to use the new APA Style 7th edition this semester? Would you like some extra help? If so, come learn how to navigate the updates with help...

25th Celebration of Student Scholarship - Call for Abstracts

NMU's premier event highlighting student research and scholarship for a public audience. Taking place on Thursday, April 6 in Jamrich Hall main floor...

Visiting Writers Series: Reading by Jill Osier

Jill Osier is an American poet who was born in Iowa and now lives in Alaska. Her poetry appears in three chapbooks and in such journals as Crazyhorse, The...

Essentials of Nonprofit Management

This two-part lunch and learn series aims to highlight current best practices, lessons learned from the field, and trends in effective nonprofit management....

NMU Marching Band 2018

The NMU Department of Music is proud to present the NMU Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble in their second concert of the season.

National Undergraduate Research Week - Online

NMU will be participating in National Undergraduate Research Week during the week of April 20-24. In lieu of the annual Celebration of Student Scholarship,...

CANCELED - NMU Orchestra - Final Concert

The NMU Department Of Music is proud to present the NMU Orchestra for their second and final concert of the season.

Superior Dome Aerial

If you are a junior or senior undergraduate student, or in the start of your graduate program, you may be interested in this session. What is this program? ...

Northern Michigan University

Learn more about applying for the National Endowment For the Humanities Summer Stipend. Only two applications are permitted from each university, learn how...

Mike Tomaro

The 2020 NMU Jazz Festival - Opening Concert, will be held on the beautiful campus of Northern Michigan University on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m....

CANCELED - NMU Jazz Festival - Closing Concert

The NMU Jazz Festival - Closing Concert, will be held at Kaufmann Auditorium on Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. This year's festival will feature saxophonist,...

Marquette Choral Society 2019

The NMU Music Department proudly presents the Marquette Choral Society and their concert of repertoire for their exciting trip to Italy this May! This...

Marquette Choral Society 2019

The NMU Music Department proudly presents the Marquette Choral Society and their concert of repertoire for their exciting trip to Italy this May! This...