Donor-Funded Scholarship Applications

Donor-Funded Scholarship Applications

Hundreds of donor-funded scholarships are available at NMU through the generous financial support of alumni, faculty/staff and friends of the university. The application system will be open Monday, January 28 through Monday, February 18, 2019.

Students can submit an application by logging in through MyNMU and clicking on Financial Aid – Donor-funded Scholarships. Newly admitted students can click NMU Foundation Donor-funded Scholarships on the Admitted to NMU tab in MyNMU. Criteria and award amounts vary. More information is available here

Your Wealth Lecture coming

Your Wealth Lecture coming

February 14, 2019, 4:00-5:00 PM. Jamrich Hall 1320

Tax Cuts Matter

Dr. Howard Wall will look at how reduced taxes have stimulated the economy at the federal and state levels, providing local examples

The State of the Michigan Economy: 2008-2018

Dr. Tawni Ferrarini will provide great insight into understanding our state’s fiscal health and present her overview of the state’s funding needs for proposed and current state programs, including Education

Samples at Sundre!

Samples at Sundre!

Stop by Sundre on Monday, Feb. 11, Tuesday, Feb. 12 and Wednesday, Feb. 13 for samples of Michigan-made products, Alo water, Detox water and Kombucha.



We seek faculty members to author NMU's accreditation self-study:

  • Collaborate with Accreditation staff in Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment and faculty, staff, administrators, and senior leadership across campus on NMU’s accreditation self-study
  • Study and understand the Higher Leaning Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation
  • If possible, attend the HLC Annual Conference (Chicago, April 7-9)
  • Research, including through interviews with key administrators and institutional leaders, to produce evidence of Northern’s policies, practices, procedures, and programs that demonstrate that we meet accreditation standards
  • Develop narrative text and assemble supporting documents that will comprise Northern’s self-study
  • Work with reviewers on refining self-study content through iterative feedback and revision process

More details are on the Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment webpage Contact Dan Cullen for more information. 

Self Defense Course

Self Defense Course

The School of Health and Human Performance will offer a Self Defense course for the second half of the winter semester on Wednesday evenings from 6-9:20. The primary goal of this course will be to teach students defensive techniques and tactics. Students will receive training in basic strikes, takedowns, and escapes from various grabs and pins. The course will also include guest speakers from law enforcement, a psychologist, and an organization that provides resources to victims of domestic abuse. Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge to defend themselves if necessary.

Personnel Changes

Personnel Changes


Angela Davis (effective 12/13/2019)

To: Senior Clerk (4C) in Admissions


Josh Billings (effective 2/18/2019)

To: Buildings & Grounds Attendant (1) in Plant Operations


Beyonca Gravedoni (effective 2/17/2019)

To: Buildings & Grounds Attendant (1) in Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreational Sports


Martha Harmon (effective 2/11/2019)

To: Principal Secretary (4B) in the College of Arts & Sciences



Jessica Jones (effective 2/1/2019)

To: Director-Donor Engagement (SA) in NMU Foundation


New Hire

Jessica Dhanapal (effective 2/11/2019)

To: Assistant Director-ACAC/Director-Orientation (P6) in Academic & Career Advisement Center

Winter Roots Festival

A full-day of folk and roots music in downtown Marquette. Workshops at Peter White Public Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the...

Albion vs Northern Mich.

Women's Lacrosse on February 23rd, 12:00 PM: Albion vs Northern Mich., Exhibition

Lake Superior St. vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on February 23rd, 7:00 PM: Lake Superior St. vs Northern Mich., Conference

Lead Climbing/Sport 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...

A New Nuclear Arms Race?

World Affairs Council lecture #4 by Kelsey Davenport, Arms Control Association, will focus on Russia, North Korea, Iran and the future of the nuclear arms race.

Coffee & Climb

Join the ORC for Coffee & Climb. We will have coffee and donuts available for participants! - Free coffee if you BYOM (Bring your own mug), or it will be...

NMU Orchestra Children's Concert

The Northern Michigan Uiversity Orchestra will perform a Children's Concert free and open to the public. The program includes a variety of exciting music as...

Faculty Workshop: Funding for the Humanities and Social Sciences (and other non-science fields)

This session will cover searching for funding opportunities for the non-sciences (using the subscription databases that NMU has access to), where else to...

Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich.

Men's Ice Hockey on March 2nd, 7:00 PM: Michigan Tech vs Northern Mich., Conference

Lindenwood (MO) vs Northern Mich.

Women's Lacrosse on March 3rd, 1:00 PM: Lindenwood (MO) vs Northern Mich.

China-U.S. Trade War

World Affairs Council lecture #5, by Amy Celico, focuses on the China-U.S. trade war.

Wildcat World Cup

Wildcat World Cup The Northern Michigan University Men's Soccer program will be hosting the first annual 6v6 Wildcat World Cup. Each team will play a...

Life After the Arab uprising and the Islamic State

World Affairs Council lecture 6 by Rania Abouzeid, author of "No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria," offers an eye witness view of life in...

Visiting Writers Series: Readings by Facine J. Harris & Marcus Wicker

FRANCINE J. HARRIS is a 2015 NEA Creative Writing Fellow whose first collection, allegiance, was a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery and PEN Open...

Dr. Mits Oba Presentation

Dr. Mits Oba presents Petit a, Petite é: Mirrors in Art and a Reflection on the Faculty Biennial 2019.

Davenport vs Northern Mich.

Women's Lacrosse on March 15th, 7:00 PM: Davenport vs Northern Mich., Conference

Wildcat Weekend

Prospective student visit day

TEDxNMU 2019: Diving Deeper

TEDxNMU tickets will be available Friday, February 1 at 8 a.m. Visit for more information about securing your spot at TEDxNMU. TEDx...

Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich.

Women's Lacrosse on March 17th, 12:00 PM: Grand Valley St. vs Northern Mich., Conference

Global Cyber Threats

World Affairs Council lecture 7, by Special Agent Peter Jollife, FBI cyber security, examines cyber risks and what can be done to prevent them.

Retired Rope Workshop

Not sure what to do with your old climbing rope? Stop on by the ORC to learn fun and creative ways that will give new life to your climbing rope....

Your Health Lecture Series: Childhood Obesity

Co-sponsored by Northern Michigan University, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, UP Health System – Marquette and Superior Health...

Analog to Digital Conversion Workshop

Learn how to transfer those old analog mediums such as VHS, vinyl records, cassettes and films into digital, so that you can enjoy them on your computer,...

April South-Olson Artist Talk & Encaustic Painting Workshop

This activity is sponsered by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.