Edmund Fitzgerald Explorer Speaks at NMU March 16

March 9, 2019

Marquette, MI – Scuba diver Terrence Tysall, one of only two people to ever explore the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald, will be coming to speak at Northern Michigan University in the Forest Roberts Theatre on Saturday, March 16th at 1:00 pm as part of TEDxNMU.

Woodland Sky Dance Company Performs at NMU

March 9, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Woodland Sky Native American Dance Company will perform at Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre on Friday, March 15. An educational performance for school classrooms, home-school groups and other educational organizations is scheduled for 11 am. A public performance will be held at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the evening event are $5 and there will be a meet and greet in the lobby of FRT following the performance.

Woodland Sky is made up of award-winning singers and dancers who span multiple generations, making their performance a family-friendly event. Singers and dancers in Woodland Sky proudly represent the following tribal nations: Ojibwe, Menominee, Potawatomi, Lakota and Apache.

Woodland Sky’s visit to NMU is made possible by the NMU Center for Native American Studies, the NMU Beaumier Heritage Center, and the Forest Roberts Theater with additional support from the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, and Travel Marquette.

NMU Jacobetti Complex Hosts Career Open House

March 9, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University will host a Career Exploration Open House from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 16, in the Jacobetti Complex. Prospective students and families are invited to tour the learning labs, meet with faculty to discuss programs and explore career choices.

The Career Exploration Open House will highlight careers in: automotive service; aviation maintenance; construction management; electrical; line technician; engineering technology; heating and cooling; industrial maintenance; industrial technologies; mechanical; welding; hospitality management; computer numerical control; and cosmetology. In addition, admissions counselors will be available until 2 pm in conjunction with Wildcat Weekend.

For more information on programs, call 227-2190 or visit websites for the Technology and Occupational Sciences Department at nmu.edu/tos or the Engineering Technology Department at nmu.edu/et.