Leftover Spring Turkey Licenses Available March 19

March 19, 2018

Marquette, Mich.–  On March 19 at 10 a.m., all remaining spring turkey licenses are available to anyone, including those who did not apply.

Don’t forget, anyone can hunt turkeys in Michigan! With a Hunt 0234 – also known as the late season – license, no application is needed. You can buy Hunt 0234, which gives you 24 days of chasing turkeys in May, starting March 19.

Watch our spring turkey hunting regulations video for more details on hunting hours, bag limit and other commonly asked-about turkey hunting topics.

For more information, visit mi.gov/turkey or call 517-284-WILD (9453).… Read the rest

Gender Fair at NMU March 20

March 19, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Gender Fair at NMU in the Main Jamrich Lobby, 11a.m.-3 p.m.

The NMU Multicultural Education and Resource Center is hosting a gender fair. EcoReps will be there to discuss social sustainability related to gender issues, share personal experiences, advertise the rest of the week of events and hand out EcoReps applications.… Read the rest

Social Sustainability Panel Discussion at NMU March 20

March 19, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Social Sustainability Panel Discussion, West Science Room 2904, 6:30 p.m.

This panel will feature three or four professors and community members who will cover social sustainability, with one or two student coordinators to facilitate the discussion. Presenters will be asked “What does social sustainability mean to you?” in terms of their careers, interests, and everyday life. Some questions will be prepared, but there will also be plenty of time for participants to ask questions.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Rock and Bowl for Kid’s Sake for Big Brothers Big Sisters – Mar. 22-24

March 19, 2018

Marquette/Ishpeming – Rock and Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2018 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties will be held Thursday, March 22 through Saturday, March 24 at Superior Entertainment Center in Marquette and River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming.

Form a bowling team with friends, family, co-workers, raise pledges and support local children in Big Brothers Big Sisters. To register your team go to www.bbbsmqt.org. For more information, call Jayne Letts at 475-7801.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Dog Night at the Library – Mar. 22

March 19, 2018

Marquette – Dog Night will be offered on Thursday, March 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. The event is free and no registration is required.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 3s and 4s – Mar. 22

March 19, 2018

Marquette – Storytime for 3s and 4s will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Explore stories, finger plays, songs and crafts. The event is for 3 and 4 year olds, with a loving adult. For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or the Peter White Public Library Youth Services page on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Lectures on Designing Carbohydrate HIV Vaccines at NMU – Mar. 22, 23

March 19, 2018

Marquette – Brandeis University Professor Isaac Krauss will present two distinct lectures on designing carbohydrate HIV vaccines at Northern Michigan University. The lectures are free and open to the public.

The first lecture, titled “Designing Carbohydrate HIV Vaccines Using Molecular Evolution,” will be offered on Thursday, March 22 at 8 p.m. in 2904 West Science at NMU.

“Combining Organic Synthesis and Directed Evolution to Design Carbohydrate HIV Vaccines” will be offered on Friday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. in 2906 West Science. Following his Friday lecture, Krauss will provide students with information on graduate school programs.

The events are presented as a part of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Distinguished Lecture Series. Krauss joined the faculty at Brandeis University in 2008 and initiated research programs in synthetic organic chemistry and the use of directed evolution as a tool to design carbohydrate vaccines.… Read the rest