NMU Hosts Three Minute Thesis Competition

January 19, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University presents the Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition. This annual competition is held at over 600 universities in more than 65 countries. It gives graduate students the opportunity to showcase their theses. Competitors will have one slide and three minutes to explain their original research in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. The top three competitors earn a cash prize and the graduate winner will win $500 and travel to the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools competition in St. Louis.

The 3MT Competition will be held from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, February 7th, in the University Center Charcoal Room.

The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, developed the 3MT and held the first competition in 2008.

To sign up, graduate students must send an email to graduate@nmu.edu with their name, program, and general research topic.… Read the rest

Messy Science at Peter White Public Library

January 18, 2019

Marquette, MIJanuary 18, 2019 – Messy Science is on Thursday, January 24th from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm in the Peter White Public Library Great Room. Kids K-2 are invited to come get messy with fun science activities! We as that kids be at least 5 years old to participate. Free. All supplies provided. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

NCLL Offers Digital Photography Classes

January 16, 2019

Marquette, MIJanuary 16, 2019 – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “More than Beginning Photography” classes from 11 am to 1 pm on the following Wednesdays: January 23 and February 27. The registration deadline is Tuesday, November 20. Participants are welcome to attend one or all courses.

This course continues the use of digital camera photographic techniques and composition. Classroom assignments, in-class critiques and hands-on activities will be included.

The cost is $1/class for NCLL members and $6/class for non-members. To register call 227-2979. For more information, contact event liaison Phyllis James at 225-1004.… Read the rest

High School Exams Study Hall

January 7, 2019

Marquette, MIJanuary 7, 2019 – High School Exams Study Hall is on Monday, January 14 from 3 pm – 9 pm in the Peter White Public Library TeenZone. High school students are invited to enjoy refreshments while preparing for exams individually or in groups. Free of charge. For more information please call 226-4321, or visit www.pwpl.info. Look for Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting

January 1, 2019

Negaunee, MIJanuary 1, 2019 – The monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will meet at the Marquette County Health Department Building in Negaunee Township. The meeting will take place on Thursday, January 3rd from 7:00-9:00 pm. Anyone interested in amateur radio is welcome to attend. More info contact Rich at 249-3837.… Read the rest

Northern Michigan University December 2018 Commencement

December 8, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 8, 2018 – The December 2018 graduation ceremony will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 15 in the Superior Dome. It will be televised on WNMU-TV 13 and streamed online at nmu.edu/commencement.… Read the rest

Michigan Tech Winter 2018 Commencement

December 7, 2018

Houghton, MIDecember 7, 2018 – Michigan Technological University will hold their Midyear Commencement on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:30 am in the Varsity Gymnasium of the Student Development Complex (SDC). For more information visit the MTU website.… Read the rest

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association License

December 1, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 1, 2018 – Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will be hosting a licensing test session for those interested in obtaining an amateur radio license on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Location is the Marquette County Health Dept. Bldg. Doors open at 8:00 am with testing beginning at 8:30 am. Fees involved. For more info contact Rich at 249-3837 or Greg at 225-1594.… Read the rest

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