NAMI Support Group Meeting April 8th

April 7, 2019

Marquette, MI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

A support group will gather Monday, April 8 at 7:00 pm in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow us on Facebook.

In case of bad weather, if NMU cancels evening classes, the NAMI meeting will also be cancelled.

Country Royalty at LSSU Arts Center April 9th

April 7, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – Country Royalty will perform at the Lake Superior State University Arts Center Monday, April 8th at 7:00 pm. Country Royalty, featuring Jason Petty and Katie Deal, perform the music of two legends of country – Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. To find out more, visit the website.

Visiting Scholar Discusses Arab-Israeli War at NMU April 8th

April 7, 2019

Marquette, MI – Middle Eastern studies expert Benny Morris will present “A New Look at the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the Creation of the Palestinian Refugee Problem” at Northern Michigan University. His presentation begins at 7 pm on Monday, April 8th at Reynolds Recital Hall. NMU’s Jewish Student Union is sponsoring the event. Admission is $2 for community members and free for NMU students with a valid ID.

An internationally recognized public intellectual and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Morris’ lecture will focus on the history of the 1948 Israeli War of Independence and origins of the Palestinian refugee problem. A Q&A with the audience is slated to follow the presentation.

Morris has published numerous scholarly books and articles about the history of the Middle East, as well as columns, op-eds and interviews in New York Review of Books, The New York Times, New Republic, Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region, and The Guardian.

This event has been made possible by funding from the Student Finance Committee (SFC), in cooperation with the Academic Engagement Network (AEN) and the Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom (CAIF).